The 2014 White Sox Scout Day will take place on Saturday, May 31, 2014. The game will be played at 1:10 pm. Upper box tickets will cost $17, outfield reserved tickets will cost $19 and lower box seats are $25 each. Come out and join thousands of families at this annual event that celebrates two great American traditions - Scouting and the Chicago White Sox. The first 1,800 orders will get the chance to parade on the field before the game and the first 1,800 Scout to arrive will receive a patch. Click to download the registration form.
NYLT is an exciting, action-packed program designed to provide Boy Scouts and Venture Scouts with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home units and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others. Click for details.
There are many opportunities to lend a hand to make improvements Owasippe Scout Reservation this spring as well as prepare the camp for opening.
The Make Owasippe Better (M.O.B.) Weekends are April 25-27, May 2-4, June 6-8, June 13-15. The OSA Fix It Weekend is May 16-18. The Order of the Arrow Memorial Day Work Weekend(MDWW)is May 23-26. Click for detailed information on how to help Owasippe!
BAWOW will be offered on April 5th. We have taken all the information in the BALOO Outdoor Training and combined it with the Outdoor Webelos Leader Training. It is important for all of the leaders that will be doing outdoor activities with the Pack to participate in this training. Click for details.
One of the main highlights in a Cub Scouts year is the annual Cub Scout Day Camp! Give your Scouts what they are looking and asking for! This year all three camps are offering a full 5 day week of excitement and adventure from the opening flag ceremony to the closing of the day. With so much fun, adventure and friendship what more can a boy want! Click for details.
More candidates are needed for Boat Drivers at Blackhawk, Teen Group Leader at Reneker, Driver/Lifeguard for High Adventure (must be Michigan resident), Medical Staff, and Camp Administrative Assistant. Click for more information
Weve discounted any NEW REGISTRATIONS for Period 2 (June 29-July 5) at Reneker Family Camp beginning February 1st by $75 to encourage your family to celebrate our Nations Birthday at Owasippe. Click to find out more!
WEBELOS PIRATE CAMP AT CAMP BETZ
The Chicago Area and Calumet Councils will be working together to provide two sessions from July 7-11 and July 14-18, 2014, of Webelos Pirate Camp at Camp Betz. Click for more information.
For the first time in many a year, the Chicago Area Council will be showcasing what our Camping Committee Chair calls, the 4700 acre ecological wonderland that is Owasippe. During the Columbus Day weekend, October 10-13, 2014 we will be holding the Owasippe Shooting Sports Open. This event will require many different talents. If you are willing to help, we have a job for you. Click for more information about the event and/or how you can help.
The Construction Industry Dinner Show is the largest single fundraising event for the benefit of the Chicago Area Council, Boy Scouts of America. In 2007, the Executive Committee of this event initiated a Scholarship program in memory of 2 key former volunteers. In 2012, the committee lost another key member and decided to honor him through this program as well. Proceeds raised from this effort go directly to defray college or higher education costs of the selected recipients. Chicago Area Council, Boy Scouts of America will award one scholarship to a high school 12th grader/senior wishing to pursue a career in any business, professional, or trade field of study. The deadline is March 15, 2014. The detailed application requires two letters of recommendation and an official transcript. Interested parties are encouraged to begin the application early to ensure they can complete it on time.