February 2020

TFC Media Advisory- Merit Badge Event Breaks Last Year’s
Attendance Record

June 2019

Chicago Tribune - Boy Scouts to host Wizard Academy to raise awareness about disabilities

May 2019

Memorial Day Events - In Our Community

TFC Release - Allegiance Color Guard Top Midwest Champions

March 2019

Memorandum - Registration Fees Announcement

February 2019

Scout Shop Update - Naperville Shop Closed beginning February 23 to March 3, 2019

Chicago Tribune - Naperville Scouts BSA Troop 1505 For Girls Navigates Future Paths With Trailblazer Speech

Media Advisory - Merit Badge University 2019

NCTV17 - A Family of Eagle Scouts

January 2019

Media Advisory - DuPage Area Girls Prepare for Launch of Scouts BSA

Feature Story - A Family of Three Eagles

October 2018

Media Advisory - Naperville Boy Scout Troop to Honor Fallen Soldier

Chicago Tribune - Boy Scouts Hosting 28th annual Haunted Hike at Elgin's Camp Big Timber

Media Advisory - Local Boy Scouts of America Council to Honor Statesman Tom Cross

August 2018

For Immediate Release - Three Fires Council Invites Boys and Girls to Join Cub Scouts

Families invited to school events to learn more about Family Scouting

For Immediate Release - Three Fires Council to Honor Statesman Tom Cross

June 2018

For Immediate Release - Three Fires Council to Honor 10 Volunteers with Most Distinguished Council Award

Chicago Tribune - It's No Mystery Why Cub Scout Day Camp Is Popular With Boys AND Girls

December 2017

2018 Cub Camps Limited Edition Placemats

First Come/First Serve! Find them at Dec./Jan. Roundtables and at both Scout Stores. Use the Placemats for your Blue and Gold Dinners or special occasions with all of the camp dates and games for the kids. Help the families and your Pack plan for a fun filled Day Camp, Family camp or Webelos Resident Camp experience!

November 2017

Our Office will be Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving

Our Office will be Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving November 23 & 24, 2017

SCOUTBOOK - Tracking the Scouting Experience from Tiger to Eagle Scout

From the first knot tied to final hours of service performed, the Scouting experience is a journey like no other. Scoutbook ensures not a moment is missed - tracking advancement, milestone achievements and all the fun along the way.

Scouting Stories - Share your story!

Do you have a story to tell about your experience with the Scouts? Did you or your Scout earn the rank of Eagle Scout this year? Do you have a unique story about a Scouter doing something great? Or has an employee or volunteer gone above and beyond in some way or another?
Submit your stories to help us highlight outstanding individuals from within the BSA.

Groundbreaking Held at Area Youth Camp

August 2017

Our offices will be Closed in Observance of Labor Day

The Scout Shops and office will be closed beginning Saturday, September 2nd through, and including, Monday, September 4th in observance of Labor Day.

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