NWSC Annual Business Meeting Scheduled
The Northwest Suburban Council, Boy Scouts of America will hold its Annual Business Meeting on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 7 PM in the Friendship Park Conservatory, 395 W. Algonquin Road (just east of State Route 83) in Des Plaines.
Thank a Vet Win a Week at Camp!
NWSC and NEIC Working Together
Northwest Suburban Council and North East Illinois Council have entered into a camp agreement. Camp Lakota will now be the home of Cub Scout and Family Camp. Camp Crown will now become the primary overnight training facility. Click here for full details.
Are you an adult leader interested in shooting sports?
This includes archery, pistol, rifle, and shotgun shooting. The Council Shooting Sports committee is looking for new members! Training is provided, but we need team players and enthusiasm to round out our new committee roster. Please contact committee chairman Todd Ellis at firstname.lastname@example.org and he will send you a quick questionnaire to fill out and return
Membership Dues Increase
The Boy Scouts of America will increase its annual membership fee for youth and adults to $24 from $15, beginning Jan. 1, 2014.
Internet Advancement Notice to All Units in Northwest Suburban Council
As of January 1, 2014, the Northwest Suburban Council will accept only Internet Advancement paperwork for recording Scouts' advancements. Click here to find helpful links.
The Council Office will be closing at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, December 18th, for our holiday party. We will reopen at 9:00 am on Thursday, December 19th.
During Christmas/New Year's holidays, the Council Service Center will be closed Tuesday-Friday, December 24-27. We will be open on Monday, December 30, closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, and open again on Thursday, January 2. Have a wonderful and safe Holiday Season! The Office Staff
Camp Lakota Leader/Parent Meeting & Kickoff
Come learn about all the opportunities available this summer at Camp Lakota for Cub Scouts, on Saturday, December 14, at 9:00 am at the Council Office.
Special pricing available for Scouts on tickets to see the Harlem Globetrotters at the Allstate Arena on Friday, December 27, at 2 pm or 7 pm. Register.
Scoutcicle Boy Scout Camping
Come to Camp Lakota on Friday-Saturday, December 27-28, for Boy Scout fun in the sun and the snow. Activities include shelter building, sled racing, and cooking in the cold. Register.
Cubcicle Cub Scout Camping
Don't be trapped inside this winter break! Come on out to Lakota on Saturday, December 28, for a full filled day of winter sports, games, and a few "how to keep getting outside even when it is cold" activities. Cabin camping available for a limited number of Scouts. Register.
OA Winter Banquet
The Order of the Arrow Winter Banquet will be held on Monday, December 30, at Cotillion in Palatine. Register.
Eagle Scout Banquet
The banquet celebrating the 2013 Class of Eagle Scouts will be held on Saturday, January 4.
Napowan Leaders Meeting
The 2014 Leaders meeting will be held on Saturday, January 11, at the Council Service Center.
The Council Klondike Derby will be held on Friday-Sunday, January 17-19, at Camp Crown. Register.
Wood Badge Dinner
If you are new to Wood Badge and wish to know more about the Wood Badge experience itself, then you are cordially invited to attend the Wood Badge dinner on Saturday, February 15. The dinner will be free for you to attend! Register.
Scout AirFest 2014
Sponsored by Rainbow Council, Scout AirFest 2014 is a national aviation camporee open to all Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Sea Scout, and Venturing units. The camporee will be held at the Lewis University Airport in Romeoville, IL the weekend of August 8-10, 2014. The first 100 units to register will receive a free introductory flight to issue to one Scout. Event web site/Registration.