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Council Service Center & Scout Shop
262 W. Prairie Ave.
Decatur, IL 62523
217-429-2326 /
217-429-3326 (fax)

8:30am - 5:00pm

2018 Klondike Derby

A Klondike Derby is a competitive event which has Scouts use a Klondike gold rush themes to complete a multiple "Town" course and sled race pitting each team's skills and team work against the clock.

Lincoln Trails Council hosted the 2018 Klondike Derby on January 13th at Rhodes France Scout Reservation!

Thank you to all Scouts, leaders and volunteers who attended and help make the chilly day a successful event! Over 100 Boy Scouts and Ventures participated in the days activities including a orienteering course, fire building, sled race and more!

Mark your calendars for the 2019 Klondike Derby taking place January 12, 2019!

Who Can Participate?

All youth must be registered Boy Scouts or Venturers to participate in the Klondike Derby.  Cub Scouts are not permitted to participate.  Registered Arrow of Light Scouts (5th graders) may participate as guests of the Troop with parent’s permission (must be registered to attend with the Troop).  If Webelos attend, they must participate in the events.

Units will complete registration on the Tentaroo website. For more information on units using Tentaroo registration click here...


Klondike Derby typically takes place on the second Saturday in January, with the third Saturday serving as an alternate date due to severe weather. Sled and Clothing inspection usually begin the day starting at 7:30am and activities typically wrap up by 3:30pm. Units are encouraged to camp for the weekend. Any unit wishing to camp woluld need to complete the Facility Usage Request form and submit the $10 fee to the Council Service Center.

what should participants bring?

See the Leader's Guide for a packing list, but some helpful hints:


To make Klondike successful and fun for our Scouts, volunteers are neededp!  Even if you are only available for a couple of hours or if you can help the whole day, that would be fantastic!  Adults may volunteer to help serve as additional judges at the events and/or help with equipment and clothing checks during registration. More information will be available as the Klondike draws closer.

Contact the Council Service Center (217-429-2326) with questions.