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Scout Neckerchief FRIENDSHIP KNOT

Posted on Nov 17 2022 - 9:44pm

How to TIE a FRIENDSHIP KNOT sse link: youtube

Troop Meeting and Activity planner

Posted on Nov 17 2022 - 9:41pm

 TROOP MEETINGS & ACTIVITIES - see calendar for additional information

  • MEETING - 6:30 to 8:00pm
    • NOV. 21 Troop Meeting 
    • NOV. 28 Troop Meeting
    • NOV. 14 DISTRIBUTE Scout Popcorn orders at Troop Meeting
    • DEC. ??  CAMPOUT
  • Long Range planning ACTIVITY
    • 2023 Spring Break - Adventure ???? Southern Illinois??
      • Looking for 2nd leader 21+age
      • What SCOUTS have interest??????
    • JULY 16 - 22 Summer Camp Week #5:  CANYON Camp


For 2023 Update MEDICAL FORM next Doctor visit

Posted on Jul 24 2022 - 8:55pm

DOWN LOAD FORM AT: https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/HealthSafety/pdf/680-001_ABC.pdf  can fill out on home computer when saved as a PDF file.


Posted on Jul 15 2022 - 8:03pm

ROCKFORD SCOUT SHOP in the lower level of the BSA Blackhawk Area Council office is our closest source.

Closure of the Crystal Lake Scout Shop will be effective July 31st.

Troop joining age Change

Posted on May 5 2022 - 9:26am

Effective April 18, 2022, the Scouts BSA joining requirements have changed. They now state that a young person can be a member of Scouts BSA if they meet any of these requirements below.

Covid Rules - Feb. 28, 2022

Posted on Mar 3 2022 - 9:09am

COVID-19 News –

Update February 28, 2022

  • The Blackhawk Area Council is happy to provide this latest update for COVID Guidance for Blackhawk Area Council Units.

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