Cub & Boy Scouts Programs

Fulfill badge requirements by attending our workshop-style programs. Typically, programs are scheduled for school holidays/breaks and weekends.

A minimum of eight scouts is required for each workshop to avoid the program’s cancellation and a maximum of 30 scouts is accepted to ensure a quality experience. Register early to save a spot for your den by calling (815) 723-5201, ext. 226.

If your den is not able to attend a workshop, but would like to complete a specific program, phone (815) 723-5201, ext. 226.

Indian Lore Merit Badge Workshop
Sunday, April 24th, 2016 from 1pm - 3pm

Attention parents: The Indian Lore Merit Badge Workshop will be held at the Joliet Area Historical Museum on Sunday, April 24th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Registration by Friday, April 22nd at 4 p.m. is required. Scouts will tour the museum, identify Native American artifacts, make items the Potowatomi would have used, learn games of skill and learn Native American sign language to fulfill their badge requirements. A minimum of 8 registrants are required for the workshop and a maximum of 30. The cost is $8.

Cost for Indian Lore Program to earn the Merit Badge is $8.00 per Scout.  This program is limited to 30 Scouts.  For more info please contact Jessamyn at (815) 723-5201 ext. 226 or email at

Archaeology Merit Badge Workshop
Date TBA

How to Register?

Advance registration and payment is due by Friday, May 31 and can be made by calling 815-723-5201, ext. 226. Please be prepared to give the name of each scout that you are registering, their grade, and troop number. The cost of this program is $20 per scout. No refunds can be issued after the registration deadline. Once a scout is registered, homework requirements will be sent via e-mail.

Call Jessamyn at 815-723-5201, ext. 226 to save your spot~this class fills quickly!