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Merit Badge Midways! 2 great events to attend! 


Hosted by Sycamore 2018!

WHO: All registered Boy Scouts regardless of where you are from!  

WHAT: Merit Badges - Eagle Required and Non-Eagle Required 

WHEN: Saturday, APRIL 14th


Crystal Lake Church of Latter Day Saints

480 N. Walkup Ave

Crystal Lake, IL 60014



Registration Coming Soon!



Annual Meeting

Blackhawk Area Council’s Annual Meeting will be scheduled for April 2018. 6:30 PM at the Program Center, 7194 VanDiver Road, Rockford, IL 61108


The meeting will commence at 7:00 p.m. There will be a light supper beginning at 6:30 and the annual meeting. 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

Council Annual Wood Badge Reunion Dinner

Dinner and Auction benefitting the BAC Wood Badge Program

Saturday May 5, 2018
5:30 – 8:00 pm
Blackhawk Fire Station
4919 Blackhawk Road, Rockford, IL 61109

Cost $10 / person or $15 at the door

Sign up for the 2018 course and your dinner is free!

Meal will include spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, coffee, tea and dessert.

If you have questions, or items that you’d like to donate to the night’s auction, please contact:

Kyle BakerMary Stromberg

There will be a Wood Badge beading ceremony at the dinner.  Please contact your Course Director or Kyle Baker if you’d like to receive your beads at this event.

$15.00 per Participant
Before 5/5/2018 a discount of $5.00 will apply.

Register hereExternal Link.

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Scouting For Food Unit Participation Packet

Scouting for Food Unit Participation Packet

Dates for the McHenry County Sycamore District: 

February 24, 2018 - Distribution Day

March 3, 2018 - food bag collection day