Check out the video above to see how Jared Daum started his career working with NASA by becoming involved in Scouts!
Fun, Adventure, Values… You've found it all with Scouting, the most proven and successful youth program in America. Founded in 1920, Lincoln Trails Council currently serves 3,600 youth in central Illinois. We provide the necessary support services to ensure success of our districts and the units they support. Furthermore, the council provides year-round camping programs, youth and adult training opportunities and a council service center.
Check out the District Pages for your local district information....
Railsplitter District Page - Redhawk District Page - Two Rivers District Page
POPCORN SALE ENDS OCTOBER 21ST!!
The Trails End Popcorn Sale is the LTC's biggest fundraiser of the year. Scouts are encouraged to participate in their units sale or may sell individually if their unit is not participating! All scout participating will receive the center patch featured to the left, with the opportunity to earn additional segments. The 2016 Popcorn Sale runs through October 21! Click here for more Popcorn Info...
FALL CAMPOREE - STEM BASED WITH MOUSETRAP STEM PROJECT - OCT. 21-23
The Lincoln Trails Council 2016 Fall Camporee event will be held October 21-23 at Rhodes France Scout Reservation. Both Boy Scout Troops and Venture Crews are invited to attend this event. All activities will be STEM based and will include a Rube Goldberg Project! Visit the Camporee page for more information Including the downloadable registration form and details on the competition...
WOOD BADGE REUNION TO BE HELD NOVEMBER 5TH!
No matter what course, no matter what critter, all Wood Badgers (and their spouses) are invited to attend this evening of fellowship. Dinner will begin at 6pm at the Army Corps of Engineers Lake Shelbyville Vistor Center. Cost is only $12 per person. Download the registration form and submit it to the Council Service Center before October 28th.
WOOD BADGE SCHOLARSHIP CAMPAIGN STARTED IN LTC
Lincoln Trails Council has started a Wood Badge Scholarship Support Campaign. The objective of the funds raised would be to make Wood Badge training available to individuals who may otherwise not be able to attend due to financial reasons. The fund will be used solely for providing scholarships, and any excess funds will be carried over to help future recipients. Gifts of $100 or more will receive onoe of 100 limited edition Lincoln Trails Council Wood Badge Scholarship patches! Download the form below to help support this new initiative!
ILLINOIS HEARTLAND COMMISSIONER COLLEGE
Lincoln Trails Council, W.D. Boyce Council and Prairielands Council will be presenting the 2016 College of Commissioner Science on November 12 at Schroeder Hall, Illinois State University, Normal, IL. All Council, Roundtable and Unit commissioners are encouraged to attend to experience further training to help with their positions. Visit the Commissioner College homepage on the W.D. Boyce website for more information!
2016 NATIONAL YOUTH LEADERSHIP TRAINING -
The National Youth Leadership Training Course is scheduled forApril 21-23 and April 28-30, 2017. The cost has been set for a reduced fee of $150 which includes food and class materials. Please visit the NYLT Page for more information.
2017 NATIONAL JAMBOREE CONTINGENT
The LTC contingent for the 2017 National Jamboree has a few remaining spots for scouts interested in attending. Please visit the LTC 2017 National Jamboree page or contact the Scout Service Center (217-429-2326) for more information.
NOW IS THE TIME TO JOIN SCOUTS!!!
Scouting is a year-round program, so anytime is a great time to join scouts. Visit http://www.beascout.org to find a unit near you or contact the Council Service Center at 217-429-2326 for information about Joining Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts or a Venturing Crew!
Next 90 Days
Popcorn Sale Ends
Boy Scout STEM Camporee
Popcorn & Prize Orders due to Council
Veteran's Day -
Council Service Center Closed
Illinois Heartland Commissioner College
Popcorn Money due to Council Service Center