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Prairielands Council Updates Archives for 2014-01

Order Your Candy Bars Now!

Our annual Camp Candy Bar Sale starts on Friday, February 21.  Now is the time to make sure your pack, troop, or crew is stocked up and ready to go!  If you want to be sure to have your candy for that starting day, please fill out the Order Form and Candy Agreement below and return them to the Scout office by Monday, February 10.


Be careful not to burn up all your profits by ordering huge stockpiles of candy.  You will be able to pick up more cases during the sale period which ends on April 4 with final payments due on that day.


Order Form

Candy Agreement



2014 Price Updates

BSA Supply Group has updated a number of prices lately, including several common uniform and awards items. Our council price lists in the Forms box on the main page have all been caught up to the changes.


ALERT: The correct version of the Boy Scout Uniforms form is dated January 17, 2014; the correct version of the Cub Scout Uniforms form is dated January 21, 2014.  We have had three updates from Supply Group so far in 2014.


Boy Scout Awards

Boy Scout Uniforms

Cub Scout Awards

Cub Scout Uniforms


Additional Cancellations/Postponements

The Prairie Fire District commissioners meeting and roundtable scheduled for Wednesday, January 8 are canceled due to weather.


Eligible voters for the Prairie Fire District annual meeting that was canceled on Monday are being contacted by e-mail with instructions on voting for the annual district election.


The Many Trails District Annual Business Meeting and Roundtable are postponed for two weeks from Thursday, January 9 to Thursday, January 23.


Weather Closings/Cancellations Updated

All council facilities will be closed on Monday, January 6, due to weather.  They will re-open on Tuesday with normal hours of 9:00-6:00 for the Champaign office, noon-6:00 for the Scout Shop.  UPDATE: The Danville office will reopen on Thursday with normal hours of 1:30-5:00.


The Prairie Fire District Annual Meeting scheduled for Monday, January 6, will not take place due to weather.  UPDATE: The Council Venturing Officers Association meeting scheduled for Monday evening is also canceled.


Prairielands Training College is Feb 8

The 14th annual Prairielands Training College will take place at The High School of St. Thomas More in Champaign on Saturday, February 8, 2014.  PTC will offer nearly 40 courses on a variety of topics for adult leaders in all programs and at all levels.


PTC course descriptions

PTC class schedule

PTC registration form



Reservations Open For Eagle Dinner

The annual Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner will be on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at Laborers Union Hall, 108 E Anthony Dr, Urbana.  Reservations are mandatory for all attendees including the 2013 Eagle Scout and Venturing Silver honorees.  Please send the reservation form with payment to the council office on or before Friday, February 7.  The price is $25 per person until that date (the Eagles and Silvers being honored come free).


Eagle Dinner Reservation Form


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