The Scout Channel is developing 3 new shows requiring actors from Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, and Venturing(both boys and girls. Reserve your place by emailing your information and a recent photo to email@example.com. Auditions will be held Sunday, August 24, 2014 11am - 2PM. Click for detailed information
The Camping Committee of the Chicago Area Council invites you to participate in the THE OWASIPPE SHOOTING SPORTS OPEN, COLUMBUS DAY WEEKEND, OCTOBER 10, 11, 12, 2014. Shooting Events Begin Saturday, Oct 11 at 10:00 (sleep late after the ride from Chicago). Additional events will be available on Sunday, Oct 12, 2014.
COMPETITION AND FUN IN RIFLE SHOOTING, SHOTGUN SHOOTING, TARGET ARCHERY, PAINTBALL AND 'RUN n SHOOT. Click for details and to register online.
Adding to the excitement of Festival de La Villita is the 26th Street Mexican Independence Day Parade on Sunday afternoon, September 14. This gala celebration of Hispanic culture draws more than 150,000 spectators who line the parade route. Festival de La Villita is the end destination of the Mexican Independence Day Parade and brings thousands more, including families, to the fest on its last day.
Click for details on how to sign-up and march.
Owasippe Scout Reservation is getting lots of love, from trail builders, former staff members and its owner, the Chicago Council of Boy Scouts.
The sprawling Boy Scouts camping spot has been getting spruced up for its summer camping season, which begins in late June, although the harsh and long winter has hampered some efforts.
The Chicago Council is making good on its commitment to invest $1 million into the camp's aging facilities that had been neglected as the council spent years planning to sell the property in northern Muskegon County. Click for the full story.
Click to watch a recent segment by Fox News highlighting how the Boy Scout are enhancing and melding technology into our program!
On Saturday, May 31, 2014 the Discovery Outpost, will hold its Grand Opening at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. A full day of Scouting activity and demonstrations will be available to Scouts and the public. The Northwest Suburban Council, BSA has leased the space near the play area of the mall to highlight the fun and educational activities of Scouting. The five BSA Councils in the area hope to attract more Scouts and volunteers into the program from the 28 million annual mall visitors.
In partnership with surrounding Chicagoland councils, the council popcorn committee announces a coordinated sale in 2014. This new venture brings new prizes, promotions, partnerships, advertising, and recognition for Scouts all of which promise to make this year's sale an exciting beginning to a great future. An initial flyer will be given out at April Round Tables with additional information rolled out as the sale year progresses. Contact your district or council popcorn representative with any questions or visit www.scoutpopcornsale.com/resources for more info.