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  • Thank you to all of our previous and future Friends of Scouting donors! Click above to check out our 2019 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

  • A new Product Sale opportunity for our Scouts with NO RISK and 50% Commission for your "other" Unit Product Sale! Click above for more details!

    **This sale benefits all Unit, District, and Council activities

    **Sale only for Winnebago, Boone, and Greater McHenry County

  • Internet Charter Renewal Information

    Click above for all of your 2019 Charter Renewal needs and information!

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Has your troop identified where they are camping in 2019? We are finalizing plans for next summer and having your troop join in the adventure would be an awesome adventure for your Scouts! Click here to learn more. We hope that you choose Camp Lowden or Canyon Camp for your 2019 destination!

The Severson Dells Nature Center is hosting Merit Badge Opportunities

In partnership with Blackhawk Area Council the Severson Dells Nature Center is hosting Merit Badge Opportunities for Troops.

2019 Scouting For Food in McHenry County

2019 Sycamore District Scouting for Food Since 1910, the ideals of Scouting have guided our youth to perform "service to others and to the community." Responding to the plight of America's poor and hungry is a traditional Scouting "good turn." through Scouting for Food. The SFF coordinator for Sycamore District is Susan Kelly or (847) 219 0882

Scoutreach is looking to hire part time Scout Leaders in Rockford

The Blackhawk Area Council, Boys Scouts of America, ScoutReach District is looking for a few employees to work the after-school programs. We work primarily with elementary students (1st grade through 5th grade). We go to more than 30 locations each week; you'll be assigned to a few of them each day.

Wanchanagi February 2019 Roundtable Details

The February Roundtable is Thursday, February 21st. We meet at 6:45 PM at Christ United Methodist Church in Rockford. Roundtable is open to all parents and volunteers. After announcements, there will be 2 breakout sessions specific to Packs and Troops.

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.

Wanchanagi Eagle Board of Review Scheduling

Wanchanagi Eagle Board of Review scheduling information.

Wanchanagi District Dinner March 31st!

Do you know a fellow scouter or a member of your unit that goes above and beyond in everything they do for scouting? Then nominate them today! The awards nominations deadline is March 1st. Awards will be presented at the 2019 Wanchanagi District Dinner at 4 PM on Sunday, March 31st.

Spring Scout Night at the IceHogs!

2019 Spring Scout Night at the IceHogs is Saturday, March 23th!

2019 Wanchanagi Day Camp Information!

The 2019 Wanchanagi Day Camp dates are here! All the details are here along with the online registration information. Dive into Day Camp!

Make your 2019 gift today by clicking above!