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Creation of new council

A Letter From Liberty Mutual

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NWSC and NEIC Working Together

Northwest Suburban Council and North East Illinois Council have entered into a camp agreement. Camp Lakota will now be the home of Cub Scout and Family Camp. Camp Crown will now become the primary overnight training facility. Click here for full details.

Are you an adult leader interested in shooting sports?

This includes archery, pistol, rifle, and shotgun shooting. The Council Shooting Sports committee is looking for new members! Training is provided, but we need team players and enthusiasm to round out our new committee roster. Please contact committee chairman Todd Ellis at nwsc-ss@nwsc.org and he will send you a quick questionnaire to fill out and return

Membership Dues Increase

The Boy Scouts of America will increase its annual membership fee for youth and adults to $24 from $15, beginning Jan. 1, 2014.

For those who join after the beginning of the year, the fee will be prorated at $2 per month. This does include units with a Dec. 31, 2013, expiration date. Read more

Internet Advancement Notice to All Units in Northwest Suburban Council

As of January 1, 2014, the Northwest Suburban Council will accept only Internet Advancement paperwork for recording Scouts' advancements. Click here to find helpful links.

For questions you may have, contact either Dee Ryan at 847-824-6886, Paul Whittenhall at 847-824-6880, or your District Advancement Chairman.

Coming Events

November Events at the Discovery Outpost!

October 10th through December 10th
From October 10th—December 10th the Discovery Outpost will serve as a Toys for Tots donation drop-off center! We are also looking for volunteers to help sort the toys! Interested units should email the Discovery Outpost.

Saturday, October 25th at 1pm, Fire Department Visit!
October is Fire Prevention Month! Stop by the Outpost to learn about fire saftey! Register

Sunday, November 9th, Camping in the Cold
Workshop at the Discovery Outpost Hosted by LL Bean Register

Thursday, November 13th, Guinness Book of World Records
Most People Speed Stacking in the World at the Discovery Outpost Register

Saturday, November 15th, Family Game Night
at the Discovery Outpost Hosted by Crew 101 Register

Council Training Academy

St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Schaumburg, November 1st, click here to register

23rd World Scout Jamboree – Kirara-hama, Japan 2015

The next World Scout Jamboree (WSJ) will be held in Japan, Jul 28th – August 8, next year! The adult staff for units across the Central Region have been selected, and registration is now open for those who want a once-in-a-lifetime experience with their fellow scouts from over 160 countries around the world.
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