TRAINING

DEN CHIEF TRAINING
Saturday, March 17 | 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. | Elmwood Park, IL
Friday, April 6 | 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. | Schaumburg, IL

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. Den Chief Training is required for Boy Scouts who wish to serve as a den chief for a pack. Online registration is strongly recommended so adequate supplies will be available on the day of the training.

CUB SCOUT DEN LEADER & ASSISTANT POSITION SPECIFIC TRAINING
Sunday, March 18 | 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Islamic Foundation of Villa Park
300 W. Highridge Road | Villa Park, IL

This course provides Tiger, Wolf, Bear and Webelos den leaders and assistants with the information and tools they need to run a successful den meeting. This course or the online training is required to be trained for your position.
SCOUTMASTER & ASSISTANT SCOUTMASTER SPECIFIC TRAINING
Sunday, March 24 | 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Trinity Lutheran Church
3201 Meadow Drive | Rolling Meadows, IL

Scoutmaster & assistant Scoutmaster Specific Training provides Scoutmasters and assistant Scoutmasters with the basic information and tools they need to lead successful Boy Scout troops. This course is required for all Scoutmasters and assistant Scoutmasters to be considered trained for their position.

CUBMASTER & ASSISTANT CUBMASTER POSITION-SPECIFIC TRAINING
Sunday, March 24 | 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

St. Paul's Church
5739 Dunham Road | Downers Grove, IL

This course provides Cubmasters and assistants with the information and tools they need to successfully lead a Cub Scout pack. This course or the online training is required to be trained for your position.


PACK COMMITTEE MEMBER POSITION-SPECIFIC TRAINING
Sunday, March 24 | 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

St. Paul's Church
5739 Dunham Road | Downers Grove, IL

The purpose of this course is to familiarize pack committee chairs and committee members with the various responsibilities of the individual members of the committee as well as the committee as a whole.


CUB SCOUT DEN LEADER & ASSISTANT DEN LEADER POSITION-SPECIFIC TRAINING
Saturday, March 24 | 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

St. Paul's Church
5739 Dunham Road | Downers Grove, IL

This course provides Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Den Leaders and assistant Den Leader with the information and tools they need to run a successful den meeting. This course or the online training is required to be trained for your position.




CATHOLIC RELIGIOUS EMBLEM COUNSELOR / FACILITATOR TRAINING
Tuesday, April 3 | 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

St. Louise De Marillac
1125 Harrison Street | La Grange Park, IL



WILDERNESS FIRST AID CERTIFICATION CLASS
April 7 & 14 | 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Bridgeview Community Center
7902 South Oketo Street | Bridgeview, IL

The course fee is $135. The fee is due the morning of the first session. A certification card is emailed after successful completion of the class. Last day to register is March 23.




WILDERNESS AND REMOTE FIRST AID
April 7-8 | 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Trinity Lutheran Church
3201 Meadow Drive | Rolling Meadows, IL

Must be 14 years old and have a current certification in adult CPR/AED.
MERIT BADGE CLINICS

MERIT BADGE CLINIC
Saturday, April 7 | 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Barrington United Methodist Church
98 Algonquin Road | Barrington, IL 60010

The Clinic features traditional counselor meetings for over 65 merit badges including all three Citizenship Merit Badges and many STEM, rare, and new merit badges. Advance preparation for the merit badge counselor meeting is needed so Scouts can demonstrate understanding of the merit badge subject and requirements accomplishment.
PINEWOOD DERBIES


CROSSROADS PINEWOOD DERBY
Saturday, March 17 | 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Homewood Chevrolet
18033 S. Halsted Street | Homewood, IL

Tech inspections start at 10 a.m. and cars will be checked for weight, official BSA wheels, wheel base, overall length, and width. Fun runs, trophies, and prizes will also be available. 




FOUNDERS PINEWOOD DERBY
Sunday, March 25 | 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Howard Orloff Imports
1924 North Paulina Street | Chicago, IL

Tigers & Wolves | 10:00 a.m.
Bears & Webelos | 11:30 a.m.
Siblings (3-11 years old) | 12:30 p.m.

ALL DISTRICTS PINEWOOD DERBY
Sunday, April 15 | 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Woodfield Mall
5 Woodfield Mall | Schaumburg, IL

In this all-districts event, pack competition winners compete against other winners. Pinewood Derby race and design rules are available for review and distribution to pack derby winners. Up to 36 Cub Scouts per pack may be entered.  
CAMPOREES



PATHFINDER DISTRICT CAMPOREE
April 13-15

Indian Mound Scout Reservation
37612 Indian Mound Road | Oconomowoc, WI

Show your team spirit with your Viking Patrol by completing various activities together!

BLACKHAWK DISTRICT CAMPOREE
April 13-15

Adventure Camp
4492 South Knoll Road | Rochelle, IL

Join us for a superhero-themed weekend, including activities inspired by Spider-Man, Dr. Strange, and Black Widow.

Registration closes on Thursday, April 12 at 5 p.m.
FIRST AID


INDIAN TRAILS FIRST AID MEET
Saturday, March 17 | 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Our Lady of Victory High School
4434 N. Laramie | Chicago, IL

Do you want you Scouts to be truly prepared? If you do, send them to this First Aid Meet. Each patrol must supply one adult (a registered Scouter, 18 years or older, or non-registered adult, 21 years or older) as a judge per patrol.


FOUNDERS FIRST AID MEET
Saturday, March 17 | 7:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

St. Andrew School Gymnasium
1658 W. Addison Street | Chicago, IL

Get ready for the Founders District fourth annual First Aid Meet! Participating Scouts will demonstrate their knowledge of basic first aid by competing with their patrols through a series of common and not-so-common emergency scenarios.



IROQUOIS TRAILS FIRST AID MEET
Saturday, March 24 | 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Our Lady of Victory High School
4434 N. Laramie | Chicago, IL

Admission is $6 per unit plus $3 per individual Scout. Scouts attending without their unit can pay $4.
DINNERS


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

William Tell Restaurant
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.




NISHNABEC DISTRICT LEADER RECOGNITION DINNER
Sunday, March 25 | 5 to 8 p.m.

Durbin's
17265 South Oak Park Avenue | Tinley Park, IL

Registration closes March 20!
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