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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.
Lord Baden-Powell University
It’s the 25th Lord Baden-Powell University - check out the offerings. LBPU will be held at Camp Wonderland in Camp Lake, WI, on Friday-Sunday, March 14-16. Register.
Wine Tasting Fundraiser at Cooper's Hawk
Friday March 14th bring your friends and enjoy a variety of wines and a delectable array of food while supporting a great cause! Register.
Scoutabout with the Chicago Wolves
The Chicago Wolves are teaming up with the Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts on Saturday, April 5. The Scoutabout is a way for scouts to come together as one while bringing a friend to share the fun. Register.
Friends of Scouting Community Leadership Breakfast
We will have our Council Community Leadership Breakfast on Tuesday morning, April 8 , at the Stonegate Banquet Centre. The address is 2401 W Higgins Rd., Hoffman Estates. 7am is the gathering, then we will start the breakfast and program at 7:30am and end by 9am. Register.
Coin Collecting Merit Badge Clinic
Are you interested in learning about Coin Collecting and earning the Coin Collecting Merit Badge? If so, mark Saturday, April 26, 2014 on your calendar. Register.
National Youth Leadership Training 2014
NYLT 2014 registration is now open. The course will be held at Camp Crown June 22-27. First Class Boy Scouts age 13 or older and all Venturers, male or female, are invited 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.
Wood Badge 2014
The Wood Badge 2014 registration is now open. Wood Badge will be held at Camp Crown. The first weekend will be held on August 15-17, 2014 and September 13-15, 2014. Register.