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News and Announcements

Featured information from Blackhawk Area Council and Boy Scouts of America.

Venturing Blast 2022

October 18th, 2021

Venture Blast 2021 is a day-long, all-outdoor, cold-weather event where Scouts travel station to station to complete various activities. All Venturing Crews & older Scouts BSA youth are welcome!

Order of the Arrow Winter Banquet

October 18th, 2021

WULAPEJU LODGE # 140 Celebrating the completion of our Lodge’s 50th Anniversary! We are calling all our past Youth officers and Adult advisors back to commemorate our 50 years of…

Scouts BSA Camp Lowden 2022

October 18th, 2021

Camp Lowden is a complete service camp offering a challenging summer camp program as well as the opportunity for year-round camping experiences. Explore potential career choices and hobbies with ten…

Scouts BSA Canyon Camp 2022

October 18th, 2021

Don't think it's too early to register for Summer Camp! Explore new Merit Badges including Exploration and Citizenship in Society, and new OWL activities in a revamped adventure schedule!

Silver Beaver Award

October 12th, 2021

Have you nominated a Scouter for the Silver Beaver Award? It is the highest Award a local Council can bestow on one of its Adult Volunteers who have made an…

2021/22 Blackhawk Area Council OKPIK Training

October 6th, 2021

Blackhawk Area Council announces Okpik, Cold Weather Camping Training, for registered scouters and mature scouts (ages 14 and up). This program covers the preparation and techniques needed to ensure a successful,…

Advanced Training Courses

Opportunites for Youth and Adults to Become Better Leaders

2021 Program and Funding Partners

Making an Investment in the Youth of the Blackhawk Area Council