A Scout is Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent.



Prairielands Council, BSA provides character development and value-based leadership training to youth in nine counties of east-central Illinois and west-central Indiana. And we do it by having fun!


The council is based in Champaign, Illinois. We currently offer over 2,800 youth a program of responsible fun and adventure:


  • Training them in citizenship, service, and leadership;
  • Instilling lifetime values;
  • Developing ethical character as expressed in the Scout Oath and Law.


It is our mission to serve our communities and families with a quality, values-based program.


To see a listing of our locations and how to contact us go to our Contact Us page.