Boy Scouts

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 […]

Fall NYLT Openings

Posted by on July 22, 2014 at 6:32 pm

NYLT, or National Youth Leadership Training, is one of the best programs that we can put our young leaders through. Through the course Scouts are taught many skills that help them better enable other Scouts to perform well in your units. In other words, it’s not just the Scout who attends that wins. Because of […]

STEM / NOVA Camporee

Posted by on July 22, 2014 at 6:10 pm

The NOVA Camporee will be August 8th, 9th and 10th on the grounds on the GE Healthcare Institute in Waukesha, WI. We will be camping on the grounds with access to their building, classrooms and labs. This event is open to all registered Scouts and Venturers. All of the challenges being planned are to earn […]