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Mad Science Discovery for Special Needs Scouts

Posted by on August 25, 2014 at 6:36 pm

One of the greatest experiences a Scout can have is the experience of going to camp. That is why Bay-Lakes Council is proud to announce the annual “Discovery Weekend for Special Needs Scouts!” This is a great opportunity for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venture Scouts with any type of disability to discover the traditional […]

Atomic Badger

Posted by on August 25, 2014 at 6:31 pm

Registration is still open for the Fall 2014 Atomic Badger Nuclear Science Merit Badge offerings at UW Madison. Current dates are October 4th, November 8th and December 6th. I’ve personally been to this clinic and the staff and students who conduct it do a wonderful job. Besides, where else can you lean over the side […]

2015 Robert Ballard Sea Eagle Award

Posted by on August 25, 2014 at 6:22 pm

The BSA National Foundation Innovation Fund is pleased to announce the opportunity for Eagle Scouts who are high school juniors in 2014 in the metropolitan Chicago Market to apply for the 2015 Robert Ballard Sea Eagle Award, which includes the opportunity to intern with all expenses paid with the Ballard Team at the Oceanic Exploration […]

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 […]

Flyers posted!

Posted by on August 23, 2014 at 8:52 am

Did you miss the Fox River District Kickoff event this past Thursday? Don’t miss out on all of the great events and trainings happening this year! You can find flyers for almost all of the events and trainings on our HANDOUTS page of the website. Getting there is pretty easy – http://foxriverbsa.org/handouts/ or you can […]