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    Candy Bar Update!

    This Friday, March 24, 2017 will be the last drawing for Candy Bar Prizes.  Money must be turned in by 1 p.m. on Friday to have names in the drawing.  

    If you would like to return unopened cases please contact Sharon Kirk at 217-531-0218 or by email    The Candy Bar sale is over March 31, 2017!  Units need to make their final payment by Friday, March 31, 2017. 


  • Prairielands Council announces a newly-created opening for an entry-level District Executive. The full description of the position is at the link below. Interested applicants should contact Scout Executive Steve Adams directly at 217-531-0220 or at .


    DE position announcement


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    2017 National Jamboree

    Register for the 2017 Jamboree


    Fact Sheet (both adults and youth)

    NOTE: Price reduced to $1,875.

    Upcoming Event Flyers

    Scout Activity Flyers


    April 1

    Sky Fly

    Free rocket for new Scouts

    Rocket launch, shooting sports,

    trail tromp, gagaball, more!


    April 1, 2017  from 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Camp Drake Spring "Marksman Competition"

    Nogle Shooting Sports Facility @ Camp Drake


    April 8

    Council Pinewood Derby registration

    Derby rules

    NEW! Open Race information


    April 21-23

    Prairie Fire Spring Camporee

    Trek Around The World


    May 19-22

    Many Trails District Spring Camp-o-ree

    Northfork Lodge and Outdoor Club, Danville

    Flyer and Registration Form


    Other Event Flyers


    Training Events

    Training Events


    New Leader Flyer for Adult Learning Programs!



    April 28-30: IOLS: Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills

    April 29: BALOO: Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation

    Both at Camp Drake -- $35 IOLS or $15 BALOO

    IOLS Online Registration  ||  BALOO Online Registration


    June 19-23

    IOLS: Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills @ Summer Camp

    At Camp Robert Drake (Your troop does not need to be at camp!)

    $5.00 fee covers course materials.  Participants who are not camping will need to make their own meal arrangements.

    Informational flyer and online registration


    June 20, June 27, July 11, July 18

    Scoutmaster Position Specific @ Summer Camp

    At Camp Robert Drake (Your troop does not need to be at camp!)

    Online registration available March 1



    Online Training

    Many BSA training courses are available 24/7 through the MyScouting portal on the national BSA website.  (You will be asked to create a free MyScouting account if you don't already have one.)


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    Fall Popcorn Sale

    Spring Candy Bar Sale


    National BSA Program Updates


    The national BSA office continues to update Scouting programs to best serve our Scouts. The most recent update, on November 30, 2016, makes our new Cub Scout adventures more accessible for Scouts and leaders alike. Get the most up-to-date information about these changes direct from the national office via the Program Updates Page.



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