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The Blackhawk Area Council is chartered by the National Council, Boy Scouts of America to serve local (and potential) chartered organizations in the following counties in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin: Boone, Carroll, Jo Daviess, Lee, McHenry, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, Winnebago, Grant, Green, and Lafayette.

Contact Information 

815-397-0210
Fax 815-397-7306
Council Office Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Council Mailing Address 

Blackhawk Area Council
2820 McFarland Road 
Rockford, IL. 61107    

How to Get to the Service Center

McFarland Road is just east of Perryville Road, one of Rockford’s main north-south streets on the east side of town. It runs just a few block west of and parallel to the I-90/I-39 expressway. The service Center, 2820 McFarland, is just a block north of the corner of Spring Creek Road and McFarland. 

Scout Shop Hours:

Monday - Wednesday - Thursday & Friday 8:30 am - 5:30pm
Tuesday  8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday  9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Rockford Shop Phone: 815-637-6180
2820 McFarland Rd., Rockford, IL 61107

Monday - Friday 9a-6p

Saturday 9a-3p

Crystal Lake Shop Phone 815-479-0615
600 N Il Route 31
Crystal Lake, IL 60012-3716

Professional Staff

  • Scout Executive/CEO -- Scott Seibert
  • Senior District Executive - White Eagle District -- Robert Sutton - 563-607-4640
  • Senior District Executive - Wanchanagi District -- Jared Carlin - 815-397-0210 x7534
  • Program Director -- Emily Cross - 847-417-9426
  • Field Director & Arrowhead District -- Matt Ohms - 920-723-5999
  • Development Director -- Dane Boudreau - 815-397-0210
  • District Executive - Scoutreach District -- Cannie Ware - 815-397-0210
  • District Executive & All Markets -- Cannie Ware - 815-397-0210
  • District Executive-Sycamore District -- Adam Hall

Support Staff

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