Last Call for Leftover Popcorn

We have a few containers of each of the following at these discounted prices: White Cheddar Cheese Tin $10, Premium Caramel Corn bag $15, and White Chocolatey Pretzels Tin $20.

Get them while you can.


Boundary Waters 2018

Troop 9 has a dozen spots with a $100 deposit paid for each that they cannot use this season.  If your Boy Scout Troop might be able to schedule a trip this year, contact Mike Clapper at 217-620-7881.  All participants must have canoe experience, be in average to good shape, and able to carry a minimum of 40 lbs. for a distance.  Each group is a maximum of 9 people per campsite.  North Country Canoe Outfitters (Ely, Minnesota) provides everything except personal gear.  Some units go to fish, and some want to canoe a certain number of miles.


New Youth Protection Training due by October 1

The BSA has rolled out a new, more intensive YPT that all volunteers must complete by Oct 1.

Go to the and see unit resources at the bottom of the home page to take YPT2.

The training has several modules and each module must be completed before breaking.


Candy Bars available

For units that have already settled up their sale, we have increased the profits to 40 cents per bar.  You can take bars by the box, instead of full case.

Sell a few more bars and pay for summer camp trips.



The Abraham Lincoln Council is hosting an NYLT course on June 23-28, 2018.   Full information can be found at:


Wood Badge

Hear ye, Hear ye, WOOD BADGE SIGN UP IS OFF AND RUNNING!!! Scouters you do not want to miss taking the premier advanced training course known as WOOD BADGE that will be offered this fall (September 7-9 and October 19-21 @ Camp Drake)to all adult registered leaders, but the catch is, we only have so many spaces available.  So you need to stop by the Scout Shop and paid your deposit ASAP!!  The cost is $240.00 with ONLY a $80.00 deposit down now to secure a spot!!  Wood Badge is an excellent adult training that will only make YOU a better leader in Scouting and your professional life.  Oh did I mention…the food is not your traditional camp food, it is absolutely delicious and the camaraderie of meeting new Scouters will last a lifetime   For more information contact Course Director Marion Knight at:  217 778-4809 /email or Advisor Lovetta Ash-Simpson 217 531-0217/



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