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NEXT STEP 2016

Nov. 12 Pecatonica High School

 

 

Next Step Overview

Next Step Sessions


 2016 Fall Popcorn Sale! It's POPCORN TIME!!

Fall Popcorn is around the corner. If you have not already received information through your District, please visit www.blackhawkscouting.org/popcorn for all the 2016 Information!

 


VIEW THE ROCK CAMP BROCHUREExternal Link External Link

THIS JUST IN!!!! - LEGOLAND WILL BE AT ROCK CAMP!!!!!

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REGISTER FOR ROCK CAMP HERE!External Link

Troops can camp out for the weekend (September 30 – Oct 2) at Rockford’s Midway Museum Campus and Cubs are invited to come out for the day
Saturday (October 1st) for fun filled activities, bike rides, and being helpful Scouts.

Take a ride on a bike trail (different routes for various ages), be immersed in scouting and STEM activities, and do you part in excitng and meaningful
service projects! Also come for this year’s “Blast into Scouting” rocket launch and then stay into the evening for our arena show featuring Abraham
Lincoln and Georgia Rae Family Band.

Activities include:
- Age appropriate Boy Scout, and Cub Scout STEM Activities

- Venturing,
o Tomahawk & Knife throwing
o Milk Crate stacking challenge

- Shooting Sports
o BB
o Archery
o Paintball

- Blackhawk Area Council’s very own Space Bus

- Climbing Tower

Rock Camp has also partnered with…
- Rockford Park District’s Atwood Center for fun activities
- Challenger Center Robotics area
- Discovery Museum
- Chicago Fire Soccer Club
- Mr. Freeze of Fermilab with liquid nitrogen demonstrations
Service Projects include:
- Computer building
- Clearing of invasive species
- Building of interior walls
- Assembly of Adirondack chairs, benches, and picnic tables 

External LinkREGISTER FOR ROCK CAMP HERE!External Link

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Interested in being on Rock Camp Staff? Register here: Rock Camp STAFFExternal Link


 

 

 

 

BOY SCOUT SUMMER CAMP!!!!

2 AMAZING CAMPS!  WHICH WILL YOU CHOOSE? 

CAN'T DECIDE?...WATCH THEIR VIDEOS!

  

CANYON CAMP VIDEO  CAMP LOWDEN VIDEO
      

 

Click here to register fro summer camp 2017!

 

 


 

 

 

Join Us In September For The Best Camping Weekend Of The Year

The Lutheran Association of Scouters, the Catholic Committee on Scouting, and the United Methodist Men invite you to attend the annual Blackhawk Area Council Boy Scout Religious Retreat.

The retreat will be held at Camp Lowden, September 16-18, 2016

Boy Scout Religious Retreat

 

New this year!We are offering a Cub Scout Day Retreat on Saturday, September 17, 2016.Please click on the registration form for more information:

2016 Cub Scout Registration Form

 

  • Sign up now for Jamboree 2017!

    The Blackhawk Area Council will be sending two Boy Scout Troops and two Venturing Patrols to the 2017 National Scout Jamboree at The Summit Bechtel Reserve located near Glen Jean, West Virginia July 19 to 28, 2017. With travel time the trip will run from July 18-29, 2017.

     

    Click here for more information!

     

    
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Wanchanagi 2016 Fall Camporee

The Wanchanagi District Fall Camporee will be held at Camp Lowden, October 14-16. The theme is Native American Heritage. All the program activities will be tied to the theme.

New Wanchanagi Training 2016 Dates!

Upcoming training dates(s) for Cub Scout BALOO training. Den Leader, Scoutmaster Specific, and Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills Training dates will be published soon.

Wanchanagi August 2016 Roundtable Details

Roundtable meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday. We meet at 6:45PM on Thursday, August 11th at Christ United Methodist Church (Highcrest & Alpine) in Rockford.


Eagles, Application & Preparation

Eagle Scout Paperwork & Procedure


On-Line Advancement and Rechartering

For Internet Advancement Training Powerpoint:

For on-line Internet Advancement:External Link

For on-line Internet Rechartering:External Link

For a copy of the Charter Renewal guide please contact dane.boudreau@scouting.org as information varies by District


Guide To Safe Scouting, Risk Management, Safety

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