Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Roaming News

The February issue is here!
There is news about New Venturing, LNT, and all the fun stuff venturers in Illowa Council have been doing.
The link can be found HERE

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Klondike changes

Due to low registration numbers for Klondike, we have been forced to change our plans. We will now be holding the Klondike as a day activity with only lunch provided. Registration will be from 8:15 to 8:45. Please show up having eaten breakfast.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Northern Lights 2014

Loud Thunder Scout Reservation
February 22 & 23
Registration 8:00 am to 9:00 am

Learn about winter survival and have an opportunity to practice your skills.

Cost is ---$20.00 for the Morning and Overnight sessions    -------     $15.00 for just the Morning session.

Lunch will be provided for all. Dinner and a Breakfast will be provided with the overnight session.

A two-part patch will be available. One for each session attended.

Please come dressed in suitable clothing for the weather conditions. For those staying overnight, be sure to review the equipment list for the items you will need to bring.

Online Registration:

For further information contact:     David Buckley at or the Illowa Scout Service Center @ 563-388-7233

(this event is sponsored by the OA, but you don't need to be an OA member to attend.)

Monday, January 13, 2014

Thousandth view!

We hit our one thousandth view today. It is a proud moment for me, and a big milestone for the website. Thank you all very much.

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Klondike Derby

The Illowa council Venturing Klondike derby is coming up. This is one of the premiere events for venturing in our council. There will be challenges like a chili cook off, two man saw, land navigation, and lighting stuff on fire (fire starting)!

The event will start Friday night (Feb 7th) and conclude Saturday evening (Feb 8th).

HERE is the registration information.