Hours of Operation

 Rainbow Council 

Service Center

& Scout Shop

(815) 942-4450


Hours of operation:






 We will be closed

May 29th, 2017 in

observance of Memorial Day

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3rd Annual Community Golf Outing

Event Co-Chairs:  Kevin O'Keefe, Executive Director - Bolingbrook Area Chamber of Commerce & Jim Solari, Rainbow Council Executive Board Member

Committee Members - Jim Galbraith, Advantage Chevrolet Bolingbrook & Mike Lawler, Bolingbrook Village Trustee


Come and enjoy the facilities and amenities offered at Boughton Ridge Golf Course and experience some unique and fun challenges during the event. Our 3rd annual Rainbow Council Community golf outing will be held on Friday, June 2, 2017.  Registration begins at 1 pm with a 2 pm shotgun start.


The cost for golf is $100 per person which includes 9 holes of golf, riding cart, 2 drink tickets, reception and dinner. On course opportunities include a $1,000,000.00 Hole-in-One contest, a Hole-in-One contest to win a brand new Chevrolet vehicle worth up to $35,000.00, $250.00 in cash, sports equipment, various gift cards and much, much more. Mulligans will also be available as part of our Best Ball Scramble.  


A reception followed by dinner will start at 5 pm immediately following golf. Cost for the reception and dinner only is $40.00. Silent auction items will be available for bid during dinner. All proceeds generated during the event will directly benefit the over 4,500 youth involved in the Scouting program in the Rainbow Council.  


The Boy Scouts of America, Rainbow Council serves Will, Grundy and Kankakee counties. For over 105 years, Scouting has relied on strong and valued partners to carry on our mission of delivering the timeless values of Scouting to our youth.


Sponsorship Form:



Open to: All Community Members

Sponsorship and Participant Rates Vary
Registration Closes: May 31st, 2017

Individual registration - use the button below!


Questions?  Contact Brian at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 847-489-3771

Bobcat Bounce

Open to: Cub Scouts & their families

Cost: New Cub Scouts - FREE, Existing Cub Scouts - $5, Parents/Siblings - $2

Registration closes: May 29th, 2017

Questions?  Contact: Daniel - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

2017 Rainbow Council Fossil Hunt

Cost: $8 per scout per session

An adult is required to attend; no charge

Open to: Cub Scouts

Registration Closes: July 31st, 2017


2017 Dresden Merit Badge Clinic



Dresden Generating station and BSA Rainbow Council Partnership


         Dresden’s Generating Station, the nation’s first full-scale, privately financed nuclear power plant, invites you to a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Merit Badge Clinic on August 12, 2017; featuring Nuclear Science, Engineering, Electricity, Fire Safety, Bird Study, Electronics, Medicine, Finger Printing & Automotive Maintenance Merit Badges.

          All participants will be provided a tour of the Nuclear Reactor Control Room simulator.  Lunch will be provided.  There is $5 fee associated with this clinic.   Please, refer to the prerequisites to successfully complete your merit badge.


                                               WHAT           BOY SCOUT MERIT BADGE CLINIC


                                               WHERE         DRESDEN NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

                                                                         6500 North Dresden Road, Morris, IL 60450


                                               WHEN           SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2017

                                                                        Arrival: No later than 7:30am and completed by 4:00pm


                                               WHO             BOY SCOUTS (Limited number per session) & LEADERS


                                               WHY             EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING IN:

                                                                         Engineering, Electricity, Fire Safety, Bird Study,

                                                                          Medicine, Finger Printing & Automotive Maintenance                                                                                                                                                         

                                              HOW             Space is limited!!  Register on-line with the button below


Other Questions?  Contact  Bryan Schulte, (815)405-1374 -or- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


NOTE:           Nuclear Power Plant Safety requires the following:

    • No weapons, alcohol, or drugs of any kind (this includes pocket knives)
    • ALL vehicles are subject to search.  If it’s questionable to you or your leader, don’t bring it
    • Driver’s License/photo ID REQUIRED for adults.

For merit badge pre-requisite work please see: 


Open to: Boy Scouts 

Cost: $5

Registration closes: August 7th, 2017