Join The Yukon Gold Rush @ Klondike 2015

Prepare your sleds and get your gear ready as Klondike 2015 has Boy Scouts from all over the region transform Camp Topenebee into Northwest Canada and the gold fields of the 1890s.


This weekend of food, fellowship and fun will allow each patrol or Webelo den to test its metal in the morning contests of skill and teamwork before enjoying and afternoon of fun demonstrations and hands-on learning opportunities.  Cap off the weekend event with a pot-luck meal for Scouts and families.  Show your survival camping skills and tent camp on-site or join us the day of the event.

WHEN:  January 30 – February 1

WHERE: Camp Topenebee – 0377 N. Holmesville Rd. Michigan City, IN 4636


Enroll for Phimont Training Center 2015

The Philmont Training Center (PTC) is the only national volunteer training center for the Boy Scouts of America. Since 1950, PTC has provided a unique environment for training volunteer and professional leaders, and a fun family program for every member of the family. Each year, more than 6,000 Scouters and family members attend PTC.

Each conference features the latest tools and techniques, audiovisuals, discussions, idea sharing, and activities led by a faculty of experienced Scouters. All registered Scouters are invited to attend training center courses; council approval is no longer required.

University of Scouting Updated Info . . .


University of Scouting: Advanced Leader Training

Supplemental Training for all Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Venturing leaders, Commissioners,
and Council / District leaders

Bethel College, Mishawaka
7:00 am – 4:00pm CST 8:00am – 5:00pm EST
Early Bird registration paid by October 24: $25.00/person
Paid after October 24, but by November 5, regular price: $30.00/person
Paid after November 5 and at the door: $35.00/person

Special Guest Speaker – Dr. Ken King
Dr. King will provide us with insight to all of the changes occurring within the
Scouting programs – Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, and Venturing. This 20-25 minute
overview session will be part of the opening program.
Ken will then teach a full session during the first period on the changes specific to
the Cub Scout program. This session will be required for all Cub Scout leaders.
Ken is a member of the National 411 Committee that was charged with revising
the Scouting program and in particular the Cub Scout program. Ken is a member
of the Three Fires Council in Illinois, served in various council positions, and is a
45 year veteran of Scouting.