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Every Scout Deserves a Trained Leader.

Every Parent Should Know the Basics of Scouting.

Calling all scouters, Boy Scouts, and Venturers! Come and see what Camp Wachuwanaknow has to offer! There are lots of fun ideas, skills, and fellowship in a great learning environment. There is something for everyone- the new parent or the seasoned scouter. 

Develop the tools you need to have exciting meetings and events. Learn a new craft or skill. Find out how to develop leadership in the youth in your unit.

We can't wait to have you join us on Saturday, November 4th, 2017.



Click on this link to download a description of all sessions:  Wachuwanaknow Course CatalogExternal Link 

Please click this link to choose your classes for the day: Wachuwanaknow Class Selection FormExternal Link



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BSA Expands Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts Programs to Welcome Girls Recently Added Content

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.

New Wanchanagi Training 2017-2018 Dates!

Upcoming training dates(s) for Cub Scout & Boy Scout volunteers for 2017-2018!

Order your 2017 Jamboree Patch Set Today!

2017 Jamboree Patch Sets are NOW Available for Online Ordering!

2018 Wanchanagi Klondike Derby

The Wanchanagi District Klondike Derby will be held at Camp Lowden on Saturday, January 27th, 2018. Prepare for the Gold Rush!

The "Continuous Fire" Lights Up Scout Spirit!

The Wanchanagi District prepares for its annual “Continuous Fire” Display in honor of Scout Week and the Boy Scouts’ 108th Anniversary from February 3th - 10th at the Spring Creek United Church of Christ in Rockford.


2017 Jamboree Collector Patch Set

    available while supplies last! 

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The Blackhawk Area Council, Boy Scouts of America is proud to thank these partners:

United Way of Rock River ValleyExternal Link             United Way of Ogle CountyExternal Link

External LinkLee County United WayExternal Link                        McHenry County United WayExternal Link


Legoland Discovery Center
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