WEEKEND CAMPOUTS



THE AMAZING RACE: SCOUTING EDITION SPRING CAMPOREE
April 27-29

Camp Lakota
2050 Deepcut Road | Woodstock, IL

This special camping weekend will be a new adventure with challenges for all Scouts.  

APRIL FEST OUT WEST
April 27-29

Adventure Camp
4492 S. Knoll Road | Rochelle, IL

Cub Scouts will be led by troop guides who are registered Boy Scouts from area troops. To sweeten the deal, the NOVA Science Everywhere award can be earned by the Cub Scouts who participate in all parts of the program. This event is a Cub Scout overnight with advancement opportunities.


EXCELLENT ADVENTURE 2018 WEEKEND
May 18-20

Lake County Fairgrounds
889 S. Court Street | Crown Point, IN

Excellent Adventure 2018 is a four-district Camporee hosted by the districts operating out of the Munster Scout Office. Boy Scouts, Venturers, Sea Scouts, and Explorers are welcome to camp overnight. Webelos and Cub Scouts sponsored by a troop are also welcome to camp overnight.



VENTURING RANGER WEEKEND
May 11-13

Adventure Camp
4492 S. Knoll Road | Rochelle, IL

Cost is $35 online or $40 at the door. Events include fly fishing, archery, orienteering, dutch oven competition, VOA election results, Venturing awards, and much more.
TRAINING


BASIC ADULT LEADER OUTDOOR ORIENTATION TRAINING (BALOO)
April 28-29

Adventure Camp
4492 S. Knoll Road | Rochelle, IL

BALOO is the Cub Scout leader training required for any Cub Scout den or pack outdoor event, including pack camping overnighters and Webelos den overnighters. This course also replaces the previous OWLS Course.



CUB SCOUT POSITION-SPECIFIC TRAINING
Sunday, May 12

Our Saviour's United Methodist Church
701 E. Schaumburg Road | Schaumburg, IL

Three different trainings are available on May 12. Online registration is strongly suggested but walk-ins will be accepted, although they may not receive all available handouts.


DEN CHIEF TRAINING
Friday, May 11 | 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Our Saviour's United Methodist Church
701 E. Schaumburg | Schaumburg, IL

The Den Chief is a critical member of the Cub Scout leadership team. To be successful, they must realize the importance of his job. Den Chief Training is intended to build enthusiasm for the position, develop high morals, and teach the skills the Den Chief will need to be successful. 
INTRODUCTION TO OUTDOOR LEADER SKILLS (IOLS)
May 5-6 | May 19-20

Camp Frank S. Betz
3858 E. Snow Road | Berrien Springs, MI

Adventure Camp
4492 S. Knoll Road | Rochelle, IL

This training introduces the adult Scoutmaster, assistant Scoutmaster, or crew adviser to the outdoor skills learned by Scouts through First Class rank. All Scouters are invited, including committee members, Webelos leaders, and any other interested adult leader.
OUTDOOR ADVENTURE



ADVENTURE DAY V - THE I&M CANAL
Saturday, May 21 | 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Channahon State Park
Channahon, IL

Join us for a six or 14 mile hike to see the canal that enabled Chicago's rise and made it the metropolis of the Midwest.
SUPPORT SCOUTING

PRAIRIE DUNES DISTRICT LEADER RECOGNITION DINNER
Wednesday, May 16 | 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Gary Sportsmen Club
10101 Madison Street | Crown Point, IN


Awards being presented at this year's District Dinner will include: District Award of Merit, and more. We'll recognize units, Scouters and commissioners noted for excellent service in the past year.



TALL GRASS DISTRICT DINNER
Tuesday, April 17 | 6:30 to 9 p.m.

William Tell
6201 Joliet Road | Countryside, IL

We will be honoring our 2017 District Award of Merit Recipients Stephanie Brockway, Steve Bystriansky & Kristine Humphrey as well as our 2017 Tall Grass Distinguished Scouters and our Unit Spark Plug.



MONDAY BLUES AT REVOLUTION BREWERY
Monday, April 30 | 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Revolution Brewery
2323 N. Milwaukee Avenue | Chicago, IL

Tickets are $35 or $40 at the door. 100% of your contribution will help fund Scouting for under-served inner-city youth.
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