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Merit Badge Midway 2012

The Merit Badge Midway will be held on the first three Saturday’s in February 2012 in Ottensman Hall at the UW-Platteville campus. The dates are February 4, 11, 18 with a snow date of February 25. If a weekend is canceled by snow, the leaders will be emailed from Dennis Palmer and local radio stations [...]

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The Arrowhead District of the Blackhawk Council of the Boy Scouts of America, together with the Sugar River Valley Chapter of Pheasants Forever invite you to the “Call of the Wild” Spring Camporee at Savanna Springs and the Argyle Rod & Gun Club May 13, 14, 15, 2011.

Most of the camporee events will take place [...]

Venturing BLAST 2011

Come visit us on March 4-6, 2011
Camp Lowden, Oregon, IL

Open to Blackhawk Area Council Venturing Crews and invited guests.


Cross Country Skiing
Snow Shoeing
Rifle and Pistol Shooting
Climbing Wall
Centuring Leader Skills Course
Starlight Orienteering
Wilderness and Dutch oven cooking

Attend all three days or just a portion!  Cost is $25 per participant.  Unit Registration is due February 25, 2011.

For more [...]

2010 Rank Badges

Just a notice to let all of the leaders know that there is now available a limited edition 2010 anniversary badge of rank. When ordering badges of rank, please request these new 2010 badges!

Boeger Leadership Center

Please check out our blog for the Boeger Leadership Center at 

The Boeger Leadership Center is a unique facility which can be rented by Scout and non-Scout groups alike.  It was built for the sole purpose of providing a location for leadership training opportunities for youth and is not a destination a simple weekend campout.  Contact Blackhawk Area [...]

Launch of BSA Motorsports

Corporate Alliances and the BSA Marketing Group are excited to announce the launch of BSA Motorsports. This program will begin its national inaugural season in March 2010 with the unveiling of the Boy Scouts of America’s No. 19 entry into the IZOD IndyCar Series. The open-wheel series features the most technologically sophisticated race cars in [...]

Pilot: Under Armour Co-Branded Shirt

The Boy Scouts of America is considering introducing a Boy Scout shirt made by Under Armour. Boy Scouts would wear the shirt while doing activities such as service projects, hiking, camping, and other troop activities.
The BSA is interested in getting feedback on options via an online survey. Please help get the word out and encourage [...]

Tiger Cub Leader Recruitment

Though this fall’s recruitment was a success in many ways, packs reported that recruiting Tiger Cubs was a challenge due to leadership for those den’s.  Arrowhead District is currently putting plans together to recruit volunteers ages 55 and better to serve as Tiger Cub Den Leaders in local packs.

If your pack would accept such a volunteer [...]

New Arrowhead Website

Welcome to the new Arrowhead district website! We’re slowly settling into our new space, so please feel free to send comments and let us know what additional things should be added to the site. We will have an updated calendar of events posted very soon, and hopefully a photo gallery section where leaders can share [...]