Chicago Area Council, Boy Scouts of America
Chicago Area Council, Boy Scouts of America
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South Service Area

The South Service Area is made up of the following program districts:
River Trails, Arrowhead, Greater Southside, and Iroquois




Upcoming Events


Be A Scout!
If you know anyone that may want to join Scouting please refer them to It is a great and fun way to learn about Scouting and find a unit nearby! Units, please make sure that your pins are up-to-date with your current information!

Journey to Excellence
Begin your Journey to Excellence! Click to see the requirements that will take you there. Your unit may be on the track to excellence and not know it. We want to recognize our hardworking Scouts and leaders for their commitment to a quality program. START YOUR JOURNEY TODAY!!!

Merit Badge Counselors Needed!
If you are interested in becoming a Merit Badge Counselor click on the link to download a Merit Badge Counselor application. Turn it in with an adult application. Youth Protection Training (YPT) must be completed for all counselors. Please submit a copy for your YPT certificate with your applications.

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