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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

  • 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.
  • Spring 2018 Rockford IceHogs Scout Night

    The Spring 2018 Rockford IceHogs Scout Night will be held on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018. Scouts who attend both games (Fall 2017 & Spring 2018 Scout nights) will 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 Harlem Globetrotters!

BMO Harris Bank Center Saturday, December 30th @ 2 PM

First 40 scouts to purchase will be eligible for Bench Kids during the pregame of the show!!!
Pack that purchases the most will get to take a group photo on the court at halftime with the Globetrotters!!!

To secure your tickets and save money on your order contact:
David Jimenez at 678-497-1852
Or email





Scout Night with the Chicago Bulls!

Chicago Bulls vs. Miami Heat @ the United Center Sun. Nov. 26 at 2:30 pm

You're invited to experience great NBA action, non-stop entertainment and the energy of a sellout crowd! See future Hall of Famer Dwyane Wade and the Bulls battle the Miami Heat.

On this special night, all Blackhawk Scouts, family and friends have the opportunity to purchase Chicago Bulls tickets at a discount.

Tickets regularly priced at $60 (300 Level, rows 1-7) are available for only $40, and tickets regularly priced at $46 (300 Level, rows 8-17) are available for only $33.

Tickets are limited so be sure to act fast!

To take advantage of this exclusive opportunity CLICK HERE.External Link

Please use Google Chrome to access the offer.

Your special offer code is Blackhawk.External Link

Click here for printable Flyer Bulls Fall 2017 Scout Night



Windy City Bulls vs. Erie Bayhawks

Sears Centre Arena – Friday, February 23, 2018
Gates Open at 5 PM, Tip-Off at 7 PM
You are invited to join the Windy City Bulls – the official NBA G League affiliate of the Chicago Bulls – for a special Scout Night celebration!
Check out the Pre-Game Scout Party featuring face painters, balloon artists and other activities!
Stick around after the game to watch a movie on the scoreboard with friends and family!
All Scouts in attendance will receive a Windy City Bulls patch!

 Discounted Scout Ticket Prices in the 100-Level: $12, $15 or $20

Please contact Mallory Eichhorn at the Windy City Bulls – (847) 396-9305 or – to reserve seats for larger groups