The mission of the Boy Scouts of America, Northeast Illinois Council is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
The Scout Oath
On my honor I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; to help other people at all times; to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.
The Scout Law
A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent
Where We Serve
Already involved in Scouting in North Star? Follow the North Star channel on IHUB!
North Star District serves the following communities:
- Beach Park
- Fox Lake
- Gages Lake
- Great Lakes Naval Base
- Island Lake
- Lake Villa
- North Chicago
- Park City
- Round Lake Communities
- Third Lake
- Winthrop Harbor
Already involved in Scouting in Aptakisic? Follow the Aptakisic channel on IHUB!
Aptakisic District serves the following communities:
- Buffalo Grove (Northeast)
- Deerfield, Fort Sheridan
- Green Oaks
- Highland Park
- Lake Bluff
- Lake Forest
- Long Grove
- Vernon Hills
Already involved in Scouting in Potawatomi? Follow the Potawatomi channel on IHUB!
Potawatomi District serves the following communities:
- Skokie (Skevanton areas)
Kasperson Center for Scouting at Morrison Park & Pauly Scout Shop
850 Forest Edge Drive
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
Service Center Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
Pauly Scout Shop Hours:
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tuesday – Friday
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Saturdays
President, Beth Micksch
Council Commissioner, Reed Snyder
Treasurer, William Ratzer
VP Development, Jeffrey Pandolfino
VP Administration, Lee Haak
VP Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, & Accessibility, Iris Farley
VP Legal, Steven Hunter
VP Communications, Allison Waggoner
VP Membership, Russ McNeilly
VP Member-at-Large, Ron Peterson
VP Member-at-Large, Dan Peterson
VP District Operations, Pat Klemens
VP Program, Tom Macfadden
Immediate Past President, Ken Morrison
Scout Executive/CEO, Nick Roberts
Robert Dold, Jr.
Kenneth P. Morrison
Council J. “Pete” Armstrong
H. Clark Federer III
John “Jack” Fox
Albert Tucker, Jr.
Our annual report tracks our success and vision for the future.