While the COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of our lives, Scouting continues in our region, and enrollment is underway now for youth in kindergarten through 5th grade. Individual unit leaders are planning their next season of Cub Scouting, which may include combinations of... Read More.
SOUTHWESTERN INDIANA/SOUTHEASTERN ILLINOIS – Since traditional campouts can’t take place right now, local Boy Scouts of America volunteers have planned the first-ever “Cabin Fever” Buffalo Trace Council Virtual Camporee. The free event, scheduled for Saturday, May 9,... Read More.
Elks Donate to Local Boy Scout Troop The Carmi Elks Lodge make a donation to the Boy Scouts, troop 342. The money will be used to sponsor a scout trip to Washington D.C. early this summer. Pictured, excepting the check is troop leader Robin Harris... Read More.
Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois (GSSI) will join other Girl Scout councils across the country February 24-26 to participate in National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2017, celebrating all the fun, learning, and excitement Girl Scouts have experienced while selling cookies for 100 years. To celebrate,... Read More.
The 2016 Girl Scout Nut, Candy & Magazine Program begins Sept. 24 and runs through Oct. 15. Girl Scouts throughout southern Illinois will be taking orders for delicious nuts and candies, as well as magazines and we hope you will support them by making... Read More.