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The BSA Goes Digital

Posted by on September 4, 2014 at 1:27 pm

The Boy Scouts of America is in the process of making its merit badge pamphlets available for purchase on Amazon’s Kindle platform. That means you’ll be able to download the pamphlets (and other official BSA books) on any Kindle device, or through any of the free Kindle reader apps available for computers and portable devices such as […]

Bass Pro Fishing & Rifle Shooting MBs

Posted by on August 25, 2014 at 6:16 pm

If you’re in the Southern part of our district, you’re not far from Bass Pro Shops in Gurnee. During the month of September they’re offering both Fishing and Rifle Shooting Merit Badges in their store. Class sizes are limited, so call customer service at 847-856-1229 and register as soon as possible if you want to […]

Scout Days at Six Flags

Posted by on June 28, 2014 at 8:45 am

There are still two Scout Days ticket opportunities left this summer at Great America. Scouts and their families enjoy discounted admissions of just $31.00 each at this special event (gate $67, online $47), and a special all you care to eat buffet is available for an additional $12.50 per person. (Order at least 5 days […]

Wildland Firefighter Foundation

Posted by on June 19, 2014 at 8:12 pm

“The Wildland Firefighter Foundation honors past, present, and future members of wildland firefighting through management of the wildland firefighter monument in Boise Idaho; operation of the firefighters and family assistance fund; supporting programs for wildland firefighters’ health and safety; and to help educate the public about wildland fires, the kind of work done by wildland firefighters, and […]

Reineman’s Burlington Sportsman’s Day

Posted by on September 11, 2013 at 6:37 pm

Again, sorry for the late notice – I just found out about this happening this weekend. Lots of fun things to do out at the Burlington location of Reineman’s including a Scout Dutch Oven demo, snowmobiles, cameras, hunting and lots of giveaways. Support these great hometown favorites who do such a great job supporting Scouting […]