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Council Events and Activities


Lord Baden Powell University

March 10-12, 2017 at Wonderland Camp, Camp Lake, WI

Go to www.lbpuniv.orgExternal Link for more information.

All Scouters invited. 


Annual Dinner

Join us in celebrating our Blackhawk Area Council Adult and Youth Recognition Dinner

Date: Sunday, March 5, 2017

Time: Social Gathering 1:45 p.m. Dinner 2:30 p.m.

Where: Radisson Convention Center 200 S. Bell School Road Rockford, Illinois 61107

How:     Register HereExternal Link (registration opens 12/1/16)

Blackhawk Area Council 2017 Adult and Youth Recognition Dinner Honoring 2017 Silver Beaver Recipients and Class of 2017 Eagle Scouts

Register by February 19, 2017

A reservation must be made to be seated for the meal. **No walk-ins**


Please contact Emily at 815-397-0210 or



Annual Meeting

Blackhawk Area Council’s Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday April 27, 2017 6:30 PM at Pecatonica High School located at 1300 Main St. Pecatonica, IL 61063

Council President Jon Krause has announced that the Annual Meeting for the Blackhawk Area Council will be conducted on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at the Pecatonica Middle School, Pecatonica, Illinois. 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 28-30, 2017

Featured Events and Activities

  • 2017 Wanchanagi Fall Camporee

    The Wanchanagi District Fall Camporee will be held at Canyon Camp, October 13-15. The theme and program details will be added as we get closer to the event. For now, save the date!!!
  • Wanchanagi District Dinner April 2nd!

    Do you know a fellow scouter or a member of your unit that goes above and beyond in everything they do for scouting? Then nominate them today! The awards nominations deadline is March 1st. Awards will be presented at the 2017 Wanchanagi District Dinner at 4 PM on Sunday, April 2nd.


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