Special Events

Youth Leadership Week & Awards

The Youth Leadership Week provides a unique opportunity for members of the community to come together in support of the Northeast Illinois Council, Boy Scouts of America. We honor community leaders who have made an impact in the lives of youth and in Scouting. The funds raised through this annual event support the outreach program of the council, which works with schools and families in under-resourced markets to make sure that every youth can be a Scout. 

Scouting Golf Classic

Join us Monday, June 26, 2023 for our 24th Annual Golf Classic, to be held at Heritage Oaks Golf Club in Northbrook. Since 1999, our sponsors and participants have raised more than $1.5 million to support local Scouting programs, building tomorrow’s leaders.

Sporting Clays Classic

Save the Date!  Wednesday, October 4th.

An exciting fundraiser opportunity to be held at the Northbrook Sports Club.  optional private instructional sessions with a pro, fantastic food, and many accolades.  Join a four-person squad and test your skills in 13 unique stations with 75 sporting clays. 

Good Scout Dinner

The Good Scout Award has been presented annually since 1970. The award recognizes community leaders who embody the Scout Oath and Law and support the Northeast Illinois Council. The Good Scout Dinner is hosted in honor of the awardee. 

In 2022, our 52nd Good Scout honoree was Richard Gallagher.


Eagle Celebration & Eagle Challenge

The Eagle Challenge started in 2017, encourages our Eagle Scout alumni and friends to pay it forward in support of our newest Eagles and all Scouts working in our communities to make a lasting difference in and around the Northeast Illinois Council. Typically, the Eagle Challenge allows us to recognize our newest class of Eagle Scouts, and their Scoutmasters, at our annual Eagle Scout Recognition Celebration with no cost to them. 

The 2023 Eagle Dinner, honoring the Eagle class of 2022, will take place on
Thursday, April 27, 2023 from 6PM-9PM

Down & Derby 

Please join us for a fun time to watch the Kentucky Derby and raise funds for the Northeast Illinois Council.

Date:  Saturday, May 6th, 2023

Time: 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Place: ThunderHawk Golf Club, A Robert Trent Jones, Jr. Golf Course located in the Audubon Signature Sanctuary of Lake County Preserves in Beach Park.

Southern Fare | Bourbon and Wine | Wagering | Ladies Hat & Shoe Contest | Silent Auction