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    2017 National Jamboree

    Register for the 2017 Jamboree


    Fact Sheet (both adults and youth)

    NOTE: Price reduced to $1,875.


    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

    Scout Activity Flyers



    Council Butterfly Service project



    Monday Aug. 14, 2017

    Scout Day at the Illinois Fair

    All scouts 5 and older FREE

    see flyer


    85th anniv. Lodge Flap and Chevron information


    Mark your calendar for the 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.


    October 14, 2017

    Fighting Illini Scout Camporee

    Event flyer

    Training Events

    Training Events


    New Leader Flyer for Adult Learning Programs!


    June 19-23

    IOLS: Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills @ Summer Camp

    At Camp Robert Drake (Your troop does not need to be at camp!)

    $5.00 fee covers course materials.  Participants who are not camping will need to make their own meal arrangements.

    Informational flyer and online registration


    June 20, June 27, July 11, July 18

    At Camp Robert Drake (Your troop does not need to be at camp!)

    Youth Protection & Scoutmaster Specific courses for Boy Scout leaders

    10:00 Youth Protection

    11:00-12:00, 2:00-5:00 SM and ASM Specific course


    Cost:  no fee


    Online registration


    Prairielands Training College

    Saturday Feb. 10, 2018

    Online registration opens July 15, 2017

    Informational flyer


    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


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    Latest Weekly e-Blast


    Feb 14 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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