Venturing

Scouting the Zoo 2014

Posted by on April 24, 2014 at 2:48 pm

It’s time once again for one of the coolest events of the year – Scouting the Zoo! Units from all over will join us for a fun weekend of camping on the Zoo grounds, and one of the best public displays of Scouting in the Midwest! During the day units have displays and are open […]

Scouting Volunteers – We Love You!

Posted by on February 14, 2014 at 7:26 am

Yeah, OK – we don’t say it nearly enough. We love you! Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to take just a moment and tell you. We love how you’re willing to put in “an hour a week” and step up when you’re needed. We love how you make a difference in the life of […]

New Venturing Program

Posted by on February 12, 2014 at 9:14 pm

Hot on the heels of Venturing Creation Day’s celebration, the BSA has released new details on what Venturing holds in store for us in 2015. Bronze, Gold and Silver Award programs are out, and the new awards will now be called the Venturing, Discovery, Pathfinder and Summit awards. And of course we learned earlier that […]

BSA Insurance

Posted by on January 14, 2014 at 10:42 am

One of the most frequently asked questions at roundtable tends to be about insurance ~ who carries it and what it covers. It’s hard to search on the web for this information because it is very likely that different councils may have different coverages or plans. My own units are encountering an increasing number of […]

Klondike Early Bird Approaching

Posted by on December 31, 2013 at 9:59 am

Early bird registration for the Fox River District Klondike ends on Friday January 3rd, 2014. After that point registration goes up by $2, so beat the increase and mail your registration TODAY! This year’s Klondike is going to be ALL NEW with a return to the origins of the Klondike Derby, with a new planning […]