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The Council Office will be closed on Friday, April 14th. The Scout Shop will be open.

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 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

The Council Office will be closed on Friday, April 14th. The Scout Shop will be open.

Coin Collecting Merit Badge Clinic

Are you interested in learning about Coin Collecting and earning the Coin Collecting Merit Badge? If so, mark Saturday, April 26, 2014 on your calendar. Register.

The Annual Council Dinner

Friday, May 9,2014
Click here for more information and to register

Scout AirFest 2014

Sponsored by Rainbow Council, Scout AirFest 2014 is a national aviation camporee open to all Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Sea Scout, and Venturing units. The camporee will be held at the Lewis University Airport in Romeoville, IL the weekend of August 8-10, 2014. The first 100 units to register will receive a free introductory flight to issue to one Scout. Event web site/Registration.

Wood Badge 2014

The Wood Badge 2014 registration is now open. Wood Badge will be held at Camp Crown. The first weekend will be held on August 15-17, 2014 and September 13-15, 2014. Register.

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