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Annual Meeting

Blackhawk Area Council’s Annual Meeting will be scheduled for April 2018. 6:30 PM possible location Pecatonica High School located at 1300 Main St. Pecatonica, IL 61063

The meeting will commence at 6:30 p.m. There will be a light supper beginning at 6:00 and the annual meeting will be followed by the quarterly Council Combined Committees. The annual meeting of the council shall be for the purpose of (a) receiving annual reports of the Executive Board, officers, and various committees, (b) electing members at large, associate and honorary members of the council, National Council members, regular members of the Executive Board, and officers of the Corporation other than the Scout executive, c) receiving and approving financial statements showing the financial position of the corporation as of the close of its most recent complete fiscal year and the results of operations during such year, and (d) transaction such other business as may come before the meeting.


US Grant Pilgrimage April 27-29, 2018

Featured Events and Activities

  • 2017 Wanchanagi Fall Camporee

    The Wanchanagi District Fall Camporee will be held a Camp Lowden, October 13-15. Test your Scouts grit with our Western-themed Camporee program!
  • Fall 2017 Rockford IceHogs Scout Night

    The Fall Rockford Icehogs Scout Night will be held on Saturday, October 14th, 2017. There is another Scout night on March 3rd, 2018. Attend both games and receive a free ticket for March 23rd, 2018!!*


Scouting For Food Unit Participation Packet

2017 Scouting for Food Unit Participation Packet


February 25, 2017 - Distribution Day

March 4, 2017 - food bag collection day

What is Scouting for Food? - find out by clicking here!External Link

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Scout Night with the Chicago Fire Soccer Club!

Ticket Order Form click hereExternal Link

Scout Night Offer:
• Come support the Chicago Fire Soccer Club as they take on the Philadelphia Union in the season finale on October 15th at 4pm!
• Corner Kick seats available for all Scouts, families and friends for $18 (normally $32) with $3 going back to support local Scouting!
• Parking available for $15 (normally $20).
• The troop/pack that sells the most tickets will have the opportunity to present the colors before the game!
• Warm up Watchers on-field experience available for first 300 Scouts to purchase tickets (scouts only).
• Groups that purchase 40+ tickets eligible for an on-field photo post-game!
• Each Scout will receive a Chicago Fire Boy Scout patch!

Please address check to “The Chicago Fire Soccer Club” and mail to:
Matt Jacobson
7000 Harlem Ave.
Bridgeview, Il 60455
Orders Due by: October 13th