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Welcome to Prairielands Council, Boy Scouts of America. We're always recruiting Scouts and Volunteers!

2017 Popcorn Sale Information Update

Attached you can find the brochure and prizes as well as the prize and patch information! You can also view all information about the popcorn sale on our popcorn page by going to

Online Registration for Youth

Just in time for Fall membership recruiting! Prairielands Council is now live for Online Registration for youth (except Venturers and Explorers age 18 and older)!

How to earn the BSA Solar Eclipse Patch

A total solar eclipse is a rare event. A total solar eclipse whose path crosses right over the heart of the United States? Even rarer.

Prairielands Sporting Clays Shoot

Join us for a fun day at Old Barn Shooting Clays in Oakland Illinois! Check out our Flyer and Event Registration form for more details!

Making Scouting Accessible for Families

A message from our Council Commissioner regarding making Scouting accessible for all families.

Cub Scouting Lion Program

Information on the new Lion program for kindergarten-aged boys.

2017 Popcorn Sale

Updated information about the 2017 Popcorn Sale!

Scout Day at the Fair

Special day at the Illinois State Fair with activities and discounts for ALL Scouts

Council Calendar

Our Council Calendar is now being merged to a Google Online Calendar! Check back here or our Calendar tab for all the up to date information about our Council events!


We encourage you to add this calendar to your calendar to stay up to date with all the Council activites and events.

2017 National Jamboree

2017 Jamboree Patch Set

2017 Prairielands Council Jamboree Patch 1


9" jacket patch and 3 CSP's for only $30.00 a set plus $2.00 shipping!

Upcoming Event Flyers

Scouting Activity Flyers

Prairielands Council Shooting Clays

Old Barn Sporting Clays

Oakland Illinois

8AM August 12 2017


Shooting Clays Event Flyer

Shooting Clays Event Registration Form

Council Butterfly Service project


Scout Day at the Illinois Fair

Monday Aug. 14, 2017

All scouts 5 and older FREE

see flyer

Council Fall Camporee

Troops from throughout the council are invited on 9/8/17 to 9/10/17 to enjoy a weekend of council wide fellowship.  Enjoy a weekend of scenic hiking and tasty campsite cooking.  Target this weekend for your troop to attend.

Fighting Illini Scout Camporee

October 14, 2017

Event flyer

Training Events

Training Events


New Leader Flyer for Adult Learning Programs!

Prairielands Training College

Saturday Feb. 10, 2018

The High School of St. Thoomas More, Champaign

Lots of great classes for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturing Leaders!


Informational flyer


Online Registration

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


Privacy Policy


Latest Weekly E-Blast

August 16 2017

August 16 2017


(Do you want the e-Blast in your e-mail every week? Just register in the top right corner of this web page.)



Archive of Past Issues


Product Sales Information

Fall Popcorn Sale

Spring Candy Bar Sale


National BSA Program Updates

The national BSA office continues to update Scouting programs to best serve our Scouts. The most recent update, on November 30, 2016, makes our new Cub Scout adventures more accessible for Scouts and leaders alike. Get the most up-to-date information about these changes direct from the national office via the Program Updates Page.



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