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Forge On! Scouting Adventure will be held at The Forge in Lemont, IL from September 29th through October 1st, with our large Scouting celebration occurring on September 30th. Participants will be able to participate in countless activities ranging from hiking, biking and camping to a spectacular Scout show to various Scouting zones. This is an inclusive event open to Scouts ranging from Cubs to Scouts BSA members.

Activities and Events


Canoeing, Biking, Hiking, Fishing, Archery range, Shooting range, Camping, Climb and zip adventure: 14+, 501st Legion Star Wars Troop, Adaptive car, Adaptive sports, Archery, Astronomy, BB range, Beep baseball and adaptive sports, Big Foot bike event, Blind man's bluff blinkies, Blow-up tomahawk, BMX course, Bounce pad for Cubs, Build a blinkie, Chicago Woodturners, Climbing wall, 400 cub carts, Dead fish float, Disabilities awareness zones, Drones, Fire Department, Fishing, Frisbee golf, GaGa ball, Geocaching, Inflatable obstacle course, Intro to fishing : Bring your own equipment, Teaching fishing - Fishing license required 16+, Kayaking, Leather stamping, Leave no trace games, Military re-enactors, Mountain biking - bring your own bike and helmet, Open paddles for family Orienteering, Canoe games, Joint canoe slalom, RC cars, RC planes demonstration Robots, Ropes play area, Cubs scavenger hunts, Spike ball, Stem demonstration area, Rocket building, Touch-a truck,-Water rockets, Welding


Troop 33 DeKalb Canoes, 350th anniversary Jolliet and Marquette, Bass Pro Shops


Abilities Awareness, STEM, Cub Scout, Scouts BSA, High Adventure, Hiking

We will be joined by School of Rock for an incredible performance on September 30th. Get ready to rock and roll!

Join us on September 30th for an incredible Scout show featuring Serendipity Band. Gather together with your Scouting friends to sing and dance all night long to your favorite songs.