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2024 Family Camp at Lowden

2024 Family Camp at Lowden

Published on February 13th, 2024

Everyone is invited to come out and camp! May 5-7, 2023 at Camp Lowden.  Program includes: BB gun shooting, Archery, Leave No Trace, Physical Challenge Course, Recycle Boat building, Scout Skills (1st aid, fire safety / building, & knots), Bouldering Wall.

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2024 Day Camp… Off to the Races

2024 Day Camp… Off to the Races

Published on February 12th, 2024

Take Cub Scouts on an adventure this summer as you run, drive and fly toward the winner’s circle! Cub Scout Day Camp is a multi-day outdoor experience under the supervision of specially trained volunteers. The program is thoughtfully designed to teach Cub Scouts basic life skills through fun activities that include strenuous movement, time for […]

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Sporting Clays For Scouting Shoot One – Save the Date

Sporting Clays For Scouting Shoot One – Save the Date

Published on February 12th, 2024

Join us for a day of fun, camaraderie, and great sport while supporting Scouts. June 7th, 2024…Northbrook Sports Club…Registration starts 1/1/24

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Lowden Adventures 2024

Lowden Adventures 2024

Published on February 11th, 2024

Find your 2024 Adventures at Camp Lowden This summer season, we’re pulling out all the stops to make your experience even more thrilling and memorable. Join us for a range of new and exciting weekend overnight adventures specially designed for Troops and Crews. Camp Lowden makes it easy to maximize the achievements of each Troop, […]

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Cub Scout Overnight Camps – Crazy Creatures

Cub Scout Overnight Camps – Crazy Creatures

Published on February 11th, 2024

Want a weekend of adventure for Cub Scouts and Webelos and Arrow of Light? Two nights of camping and programming with Pioneer Living themed-activities and rank requirements!

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Scouts BSA – Canyon Camp Summer Camp

Scouts BSA – Canyon Camp Summer Camp

Published on February 10th, 2024

More to Explore in 2024! With over 50 merit badges, adventures for Scouts and leaders (Operation O.W.L.), unique Native American dedications, and activities/certifications for leaders…

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Sporting Clays for Scouting – Save the Date

Sporting Clays for Scouting – Save the Date

Published on February 9th, 2024

Sporting Clays for Scouting  Friday, September 6th & Saturday, September 7th, 2024 Camp Lowden | 4418 S Scout Rd, Oregon, IL Enjoy a morning or afternoon (first come, first serve) of shooting and supporting Scouting in the process! Friday afternoon flight- 1:00pm start time; opportunity to visit the cowboy action shooting range; followed by drinks & […]

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Unit Charter Renewal Information

Unit Charter Renewal Information

Published on October 8th, 2023

If at any time you are experiencing difficulty completing your Charter Renewal, please contact the Council Office at 815.397.0210 and you will be connected with your local staff member for assistance. Ready to get started? Internet Rechartering How do we access Online Rechartering? Click here for Internet Advancement to access rechartering. You must be a […]

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Friends of Scouting

Friends of Scouting

Published on February 21st, 2022

FOS, or Friends of Scouting, is the council-level annual giving campaign. In most councils, Friends of Scouting represents the council’s largest source of income.

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Membership & Recruitment Videos

Membership & Recruitment Videos

Published on February 18th, 2022

Check out these videos for recruitment tips! TYSON’S TOP 10 RECRUITING SUCCESSES THE POWER OF THE SCHOOL TALK MAKE YOUR RECRUITMENT SOCIAL   HOW A PRO CAN HELP

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