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  • Council VOA Skating Party March 8

    From our VOA officers: Come down to the UI ice rink on March 8th from 1:30 to 4:00 pm! The VOA is having an amazing ice-skating gathering open to all Crews in the Council. The cost is $7 ($5 admission for non U of I students and $2 skate rental) and we ask that each Crew bring a snack to share please. We hope to see you there!

Upcoming Event Flyers

Scout Activity Flyers


April 11: Council Pinewood Derby


May 15-17: Many Trails Spring Camporee

  • Camp Robert Drake

Training Events

Training Events


Mar 14: Prairielands One-Stop Training at LDS stake center, Champaign

Apr 24-26: Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (OLST)

Apr 24-26: Outdoor skills for Webelos Leaders (OWL)

  • Combined course--one weekend, both certificates
  • @ Camp Robert Drake


Apr 25: BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation)

  • For Cub Scout leaders involved with pack overnighters
  • @ Camp Robert Drake


May 21: Fundamentals of Training at Flightstar, Savoy


May 30: The Trainer's EDGE at Flightstar, Savoy


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

Campership Form 2015


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.


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Feb 25 2015


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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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