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.
2016 CAMP KICK-OFF MEETING - DECEMBER 1ST
Join the Camp & Program Directors from the 2016 Camp Programs to learn about all of the exciting plans in store for our scouts next year! This year's kick-off will be held at the First Presbyterian Church in Mattoon at 6:30pm on Tues., Dec. 1st. A free meal will be provided to all in attendance. RSVP to the Council Service Center by Nov. 24th!
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2016 UNIT RECHARTERS DUE DECEMBER 10TH
Visit our Resources page for downloadable forms and links to help complete your Unit Rechartering by December 10th!
2016 KLONDIKE DERBY - JANUARY 16TH @ RFSR
Make plans now for your Troop to attend the 2016 Klondike Derby on Jan. 16th at Rhodes France Scout Reservation! The Klondike Committee has a newly revamped plan to make this the best ever Klondike for LTC! Download the Klondike Derby Registration Packet today and start making plans to attend!
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2016 AREGENTA-OREANA MERIT BADGE FAIR - FEBRUARY 13TH
Boy Scout Troop 31 is hosting the 7th Annual Argenta-Oreana Merit Badge Fair on February 13th at the Argenta-Oreana High School. Registration will begin at 8:00am and the event will conclude at 4:00pm. There will be full day classes and some half day classes as well.
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2016 RFSR BOY SCOUT SUMMER CAMP STAFF
Applications are now available for the 2016 Rhodes France Scout Reservation Boy Scout Summer Camp Staff. Visit the Boy Scout Summer Camp page for dates and camp information or download the application here...
2017 NATIONAL JAMBOREE - JULY 19-28, 2017
Registration is now open for youth to attend the 2017 National Scout Jamboree at the Summit in West Virginia. The Jamboree will be held July 19-28, 2017.
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2015 TRAIL'S END POPCORN SALE
Thank you to all units that participated in Lincoln Trails Council Trails’ End Popcorn Sale! Money from this year’s sale will help fund units and our council's activities for the coming year. Fill-it Up shirts and $1000 Club Gift Cards will be distributed to units at the Camp Kick-off meeting on December 1st. Contact Angie Ward, Council Popcorn Chair at
217-468-2664 or email@example.com if you have questions regarding this year's popcorn sale.
2015 Soles4Souls SHOE DRIVE
Thank you to everyone who donated shoes for our 2015 Soles4Souls Shoe Drive. The final talley was 3750 pairs of shoes donated to Lincoln Trails Counci's Soles4Souls Shoe Drive. That is 3750 people who will benefit from our efforts of collecting shoes. Thanks to al who helped and Keith and Larry for driving the load down for deliver. For more information on Soles4Souls visit their website at http://www.soles4souls.org
NOW IS THE TIME TO JOIN SCOUTS!!!
Scouting is a year-round program, so anytime is agreat 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
Scout Service Center Closed
Camp Kick-off Mtg
Dec. 1 in Mattoon
Unit Recharters Due
Scout Service Center Closed Dec. 24-25
Scout Service Center Closed for Inventory
New Year's Day
Scout Service Center Closed Jan. 1
2016 Klondike Derby @ RFSR
A-O Merit Badge Fair