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  •  When? Saturday, September 8th, 2018

    Where? Upland Game and Clays, 14755 Edson Rd, Davis Junction, IL

    Click the banner above to find sponsorship and online registration information!

  • 2018 Camp Cards Coming Soon!

    The Rockford Area and McHenry County Area Camp Cards will be available early April!

    Click above or visit to see the 2018 offers

    and to fill out a sale form!!

  • Thank you to all of our previous and future Friends of Scouting donors! Click above to check out our 2018 Friends of Scouting video, materials for Blue and Gold banquets and court of honors and gifts for your donation!



    Have you ever considered a gift to Scouting that lasts a lifetime? Click above 

    to see all of the opportunities to help fund Scouting in perpetuity in the Blackhawk Area Council.

    Questions? Contact Dane Boudreau at


    2018 Cub Scout Resident Camp

Top Stories

BSA Expands Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts Programs to Welcome Girls

The BSA's board of directors has unanimously approved welcoming girls into our Cub Scouts program and delivering a Scouting program for older girls that will enable them to advance and earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout.

Wanchanagi June 2018 Roundtable Details

The June Roundtable is Thursday, June 14th. We meet next at 6:00 PM at the Council Program Center. This is the yearly outdoor Roundtable. The Order of the Arrow Chapter will be grilling hot dogs and hamburgers!

Wanchanagi Spring 2018 Training Dates!

Upcoming training dates(s) for Cub Scout & Boy Scout volunteers for 2018!

Scoutbook Youth Advancement Sync

Calling all unit leaders—the Scoutbook Youth Advancement sync is officially underway! All Scouting units with active Scoutbook subscriptions have recently been invited to complete the Scoutbook Youth Advancement Sync with ScoutNet. The Scoutbook Unit Admins have been notified and given instructions on how to activate this sync by December 31, 2017.

BSA Membership Fee Increase

Effective with recharter deadlines in 2018 the Boy Scouts of America membership fee will be $33 a year for all registered youth and adult members. In addition, there will be an additional $1.00 added (at recharter time) for General Liability Insurance for Blackhawk Area Council Scouts only.

Sycamore Training Team is now Mobile and ready for action!

The Sycamore District Training team is now mobile and offering any Unit within the District an opportunity to get your leaders and parents trained in Youth Protection and many others. They will come to you!

Lake Geneva Canopy Tours Offer Programs for Scouts

Lake Geneva Canopy Tours offers quality programmatic experiences centered on the Boy Scout Leadership Experience. Our Eco-Adventures offer a multitude of opportunities to build character & develop personal fitness in keeping with the goals of the Boy Scout organization...

ComEd Field Trip Opportunity

The ComEd Rockford Training Center has free field trips available for Scouting youth of all ages. See the flier for all the details.

2018 Wanchanagi Flag Retirement

Come help retire our nation's flags the proper way with respect and dignity. All Scouts and Scouters are invited. The event is held at 10 AM on Saturday, June 16th at the Program Center in Cherry Valley.

Wanchanagi Eagle Board of Review Scheduling

Wanchanagi Eagle Board of Review scheduling information.