Chicago Area Council, Boy Scouts of America
Chicago Area Council, Boy Scouts of America
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North River District




Upcoming Events


2013 Friends of Scouting Campaign
Help scouting grow! As we begin the 2013 FOS Campaign it is important that we are supported by our scouting families. Your contribution supports activities and events with affordable fees such as camporees, summer camp, Cub Scout day camp, jamborees, high-adventure trips and exploring events. With contributions from the FOS campaign we are able to provide scholarships and scouting into hard to reach areas within Chicago. CLICK ON THE LINK TO DONATE. Your support is needed and greatly appreciated!

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 as well as find a pack near you!!!

Merit Badge Counselors Needed!
If you are interested in becoming a Merit Badge Counselor click on the link to download a Merit Badge application. Turn in with an adult application. Youth Protection Training must be completed for all counselors.

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

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