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Join Us In September 2018 For The Best Camping Weekend Of The Year

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

The retreat will be held at Camp Lowden, September 14-16, 2018

This year's theme is "I am the Good Shepherd"



Boy Scout Program

Cub Scout Program

  • Program runs Friday evening until Sunday
  • Camp under the stars of Camp Lowden
  • Share your faith with others
  • Learn about the religious emblem program
  • Archery range
  • Rifle range
  • Crafts
  • Ga Ga ball
  • Take part in a Good Turn project
  • Rip-roaring campfire
  • Meet new scouts and scouters
  • Religious service
  • Enjoy delicious meals in the dining hall
  • One full day on Saturday
  • Check in at 7:30 am
  • Program begins at 8 am until 5 pm
  • All Cub scouts must attend with a parent
  • Share your faith with others
  • Learn about the religious emblem program
  • BB Gun range
  • Crafts
  • Take part in a Good Turn project
  • Enjoy lunch & dinner in the dining hall
  • Meet new scouts and scouters
  • Have fun at a rip-roaring campfire
  • Religious Service begins at 5 pm and parent and scout are welcome to stay


Cost $20 per scout
Cost $15 per person (1 adult per Cub Scout)
Scholarships Available
Scholarships Available



2018 Camp flyer (PDF)

Cub Scout Registration form (editable PDF)

Boy Scout Registration form (editable PDF)

Deadline is August 31, 2018



Mark Broman     815-218-5514 or
Cindy Chiodoni  815-543-8404  or [Click for member's page]

Blackhawk Area Council is open to any faith that develops a committee. All faiths are welcome at the Religious Retreat (faith-based committees other than Catholic and Protestant must present their own programs).

Standing Committees:

  • Blackhawk Area Catholic Committee on Scouting
  • Blackhawk Area Council Lutheran Association of Scouting


Religious Emblems
P.R.A.Y. (Programs of Religious Activities with Youth)
Boy Scout Religious Retreat

Camp Link For Religious Retreat