May 2017

2017 Guide to Advancement

The BSA recently published the ​2017 Guide to Advancement​. The links to the Guide throughout our website are still valid and take you to the Guide's homepage. BSA is developing an interactive version to be posted soon. You may review and download a personal copy here.


Summer Schedule for the Merit Badge Workshops

Microsoft has added a summer Schedule for the Merit Badge Workshops! Click here for the new schedule.

Our Scout Shops are Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

The Scout Shops will be closed beginning Saturday, May 27th through, and including, Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day.


Reserve One of Our Facilities Today!

Facilities rental is now open for new reservations at Camp Big Timber and Camp Freeland Leslie for a period of one (1) year from May 9, 2017 into May 2018.


April 2017

Your Scouting Photos needed!

We are looking for high quality photos of Three Fires Council, BSA Scouts and Scouters to be used on the new website. We are looking for photos of "Scouts in Action".


Microsoft Stores Now Offering Merit Badge Classes

We've teamed up with the Microsoft Store at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg and Oak Brook Center Mall to teach some of the hottest merit badges around. Classes include Programing, Animation, Digital Technology and more. Visit our Activities page for all the details and to register for upcoming classes.


Keep up with all the happenings in Three Fires Council

The Flame is our monthly online newsletter. We'll keep you posted on all sorts of activities happening around the Council. Looking for a fun outing for your Den or Pack? Need to brush up on your training? Want to help raise funds for our Scouting Program? Don't miss out on all the action!


Three Fires Council/STC North Flag Football REGISTER NOW!

Register now for competitive youth co-ed league flag football (grades 1st-8th). Games are held at St. Charles North High School, with practice held before games. The season consists of 7 games plus playoffs. Register today!


Trail to Eagle Workshop

Attention Star, Life Scouts, parents, Boy Scout leaders, coaches, and advancement chairs who would like to learn about the path to Eagle paperwork and process. Register for our May 21st class.


Youth Protection Training Has Gone Mobile!

BSA just announced that YPT is now mobile-enabled as part of their ongoing efforts to improve the ability for volunteers, parents and youth to access information related to Scouting. Visit my.scouting.org for more information.


Scout Shops now have online ordering!

Visit our brand new online store for all the latest in customized TFC apparel.


CFL Pre-Camp Swim Checks are being conducted now. Open to Scouts and Adult Leaders.

Get a jumpstart on your summer fun. Pick a date, time and location near you, suit-up and register now.


2016 Silver Beaver Recipients Announced

The Silver Beaver Award was introduced in 1931 and is the highest honor bestowed upon a Scouting Volunteer in Three Fires Council. Join us in congratulating the Silver Beaver Class of 2016. We will formally recognize these deserving individuals at our Three Fires Council Annual Dinner on June 15.

Ron Carden - Chanonee District
Troy Fleener - Great Bear District
Rick Franzen - Northern Trails District
David George – Fox Valley District
Chris Hirsig - Three Fires Council
Fred Hodge - Potawatomi Trails District
Marti Jernberg - Great Bear District
Mark McSweeney - Fox Valley District
Steve Odlin - Three Fires Council
Walt Staats - Kishwauee District