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  • COME JOIN us on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 from 4-6 pm at the Raymond Lee Scout Service Center, Champaign,  for cake and punch as we wish Tim Manard, our Scout Executive, a Happy Retirement!   Tim Manard has been with the Boy Scouts of America for 35 years!   We want to thank Tim for all of his dedication for the past 18 years with Prairielands Council and wish him the best in his next adventure.


  • The policy governing adult leader fees for Boy Scout summer camp at Camp Robert Drake has been updated for "part-time" leaders not attending the full week. (Leaders attending the full week of camp are not affected by this change.)


    About the adult leader fees update


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    2017 National Jamboree

    Upcoming Event Flyers

    Feb 20:

    Youth Achievement Recognition Dinner

    (Eagle Scout / Venturing Summit)

    • Hilton Garden Inn, Champaign


    Apr 2:

    Trail Tromp

    • Camp Drake


    Apr 9:

    Council Pinewood Derby

    • Judah Christian School, Champaign


    April 16-17:

    Prairie Fire Spring Camporee

    • Lodge Park, Monticello


    May 20-22:

    Many Trails Spring Camporee

    • Northfork Lodge and Outdoor Club, Danville


    Training Events

    Training Events


    Feb 13:

    Prairielands Training College

    • The High School of St Thomas More, Champaign
    • $20 (No online registration in 2016)


    Feb 26-28 AND Mar 11-13:

    National Youth Leadership Training

    • At Camp Drake; $180
    • Must attend both weekends!


    Apr 22-24:

    IOLS (Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills)

    • At Camp Drake; $35


    Apr 23:

    BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation)

    • At Camp Drake: $15
    • For Cub Scout leaders


    Online Training

    Many BSA training courses are available 24/7 through the MyScouting portal on the national BSA website.  (You will be asked to create a free MyScouting account if you don't already have one.)


    Online training

    Links to Useful Forms

    Most-Requested Forms


    Annual Health and Medical Record

    Campership Form 2015


    Camp Use Application

    Camp Refund Request

    Merit Badge Counselor Application

    Unit Money-Earning Application

    Silver Beaver Nomination Form

    District Award of Merit Nomination Form


    Tour and Activity Plans are now filed electronically using


    Price Lists and Order Sheets

    (Updated April 2015 with new program info!)


    Boy Scout Awards

    Boy Scout Uniforms

    Cub Scout Awards

    Cub Scout Uniforms


    Important Form Sites


    BSA National Site Forms Page

    Camp Drake Forms (click on "forms' in the top menu bar)


    National BSA Program Updates


    Major changes have been announced for all BSA programs in 2014 (Venturing), 2015 (Cub Scouting), and 2015-2016 (Boy Scouting). Get the most up-to-date information about these changes direct from the national office via the Program Updates Page.


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    Jan 19 2016


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