Program Category: Cub Scouts


Friends of Scouting

Friends of Scouting

Published on January 18th, 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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2022 Council Recognition Event

2022 Council Recognition Event

Published on December 22nd, 2021

Please join us in celebrating our 2022 Silver Beavers and the Eagle Scouts of 2021. If you would like to be an event sponsor you can provide additional support through the registration process or contact Sean Nadeau.

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Arrowhead District Merit Badge Midway

Arrowhead District Merit Badge Midway

Published on December 22nd, 2021

A one-day event for all Scouts to participate in learning new skills and earning Merit Badges.

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2022 Sycamore Klondike Derby

2022 Sycamore Klondike Derby

Published on December 21st, 2021

The 2022 Sycamore Klondike Derby and Cub Scout Winter Festival is right around the corner! We will have lots of NEW activities this year to challenge your Scouts and Crew Members!

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Continuous Fire 2022

Continuous Fire 2022

Published on December 20th, 2021

Wanchanagi District presents the annual Continuous Fire display in honor of Scout Week and the Boy Scouts of America anniversary. The entire week of Feb 6-12, 2022. All Scout units and families in and around council are welcome!

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Wanchanagi Klondike Derby

Wanchanagi Klondike Derby

Published on November 24th, 2021

Klondike Derby 2022 is a day-long competition for Scouts BSA patrols, Venturing crews, and Webelos dens designed to test the Scouts’ knowledge of outdoor skills and to build teamwork.

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2022 Council Pinewood Derby

2022 Council Pinewood Derby

Published on November 17th, 2021

A signature event for Cub Scout boys and girls in grades Kindergarten – Fifth Grade, Council Pinewood Derby races return to Cherryvale Mall in April. Registration is now open for all Cub Scout Pinewood Derby race winners and runners-up, and best designs.

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Grant Pilgrimage 2022 – Save the Date

Grant Pilgrimage 2022 – Save the Date

Published on October 26th, 2021

Over 4000 Scouts and Scouters arrive in Galena, IL to take in a historic trail hike, visit Grant’s home and many other historic sites of national prominence. Participants can interact with impersonators of the original 9 Generals of Galena, take in a Civil War skirmish on the banks of the Galena River as well as visit the Civil War encampment to see how soldiers lived. Other interesting sites and activities include numerous museums, shops, parks, patch trading, a blacksmith shop, a woodcarver, a potter, and fur trader.

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Unit Charter Renewal Information

Unit Charter Renewal Information

Published on September 14th, 2021

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? Internet Advancement Internet Charter Renewal will be available on October 15, 2021. […]

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COVID-19 News – Updated 11/1/2021

COVID-19 News – Updated 11/1/2021

Published on June 21st, 2021

As COVID-19 continues to have changing implications for Scouting across our Council’s twelve counties, this page is here to offer resources for units and families to successfully continue Scouting from home, online, or in small groups. This is also where you will find important updates from the Blackhawk Area Council and our national Boy Scouts of […]

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