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  • Revised Pinewood Derby Rules Announced

    The 2015 council Pinewood Derby race will use a revised set of standards for the cars. Most are unchanged, but there are several additions and clarifications. Get off to a good start by downloading your copy here.


    2015 Pinewood Derby Rules

Upcoming Event Flyers

Scout Activity Flyers


January 24: Klondike Derby

  • At Camp Robert Drake

January 25: Pinewood Derby 101 workshop

  • At CU Woodshop, 1302 Parkland Ct, Champaign


Training Events



Feb 14: Prairielands Training College


Feb 27-Mar 1 AND Mar 13-15:

National Youth Leader Training at Camp Drake


Sep 18-20 AND Oct 9-11:

Wood Badge at Camp Drake




Online Training

Many BSA training courses are available 24/7 through the MyScouting portal on the national BSA website.  (You will be asked to create a free MyScouting account if you don't already have one.)


Online training

Links to Useful Forms

Most-Requested Forms


Annual Health and Medical Record

Camp Use Application

Merit Badge Counselor Application

Unit Money-Earning Application

Silver Beaver Nomination Form

District Award of Merit Nomination Form


Tour and Activity Plans are now filed electronically using


Price Lists and Order Sheets


Boy Scout Awards  (Excel)  (PDF)

Boy Scout Uniforms  (Excel)  (PDF)

Cub Scout Awards  (Excel)  (PDF)

Cub Scout Uniforms  (Excel)  (PDF)


Important Form Sites


BSA National Site Forms Page

Camp Drake Forms (click on "forms' in the top menu bar)


National BSA Program Updates


Major changes have been announced for all BSA programs in 2014 (Venturing), 2015 (Cub Scouting), and 2015-2016 (Boy Scouting). Get the most up-to-date information about these changes direct from the national office via the Program Updates Page.


Latest Weekly e-Blast


Dec 2 2014


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Archives of e-Blast and former newsletter


Archive of Past Issues


Product Sales Information


Fall Popcorn Sale

Spring Candy Bar Sale

Unit Management Tools

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National Updates

BSA national program updates information

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