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The Michigan Crossroads Council hosts a number of special events throughout the year to fund various Scouting programs. Here is a list of events coming up this year. Click on each to find out more information.

February 26, 2019
5:30 PM

Suburban Collection Showplace
Novi, MI


Purpose of dinner:

1. Recognize Scouting’s youth who have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, Summit, or Quartermaster.

2. Network and connect Scouts with adult role models from selected career fields.

3. Provide an opportunity for businesses to foster a relationship with our future leaders.

May 3, 2019
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Cobblestone Farm
2781 Packard St,
Ann Arbor, MI 48108


This event honors local women volunteers who make Scouting possible. In 2019 we will celebrate one civic/business leader, one lifetime achievement honoree, and volunteers nominated by scouting units in Monroe, Washtenaw and Livingston counties.

May 10, 2019
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Bald Mountain Shooting Range
2500 Kern Road
Lake Orion, MI 48360


The Great Lakes Field Service Council invites you to attend the 2019 Boy Scouts of America Sporting Clays Classic. Proceeds from the Boy Scout Sporting Clays Classic are used to benefit youth development through Scouting programs that serve Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb Counties. This year’s invitational will take place on Friday, May 10, 2019 at Bald Mountain Shooting Range, a premier sporting club located in Lake Orion, MI.

July 15, 2019
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Oakland University Golf Course
2200 N. Squirrel Road
Rochester, MI 48309


In partnership with General Motors, the Great Lakes Field Service Council, Boy Scouts of America is delighted to invite you to join us for a day a golf, fellowship and fun on Monday, July 15, 2019. All proceeds from this great event will benefit Scouting programs in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

For over a century, the BSA has helped build the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes — and, through over a century of experience, knows — that helping youth is a key to building a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.

The venue for this event is outstanding; the Oakland University Golf Club which features one of the finest 18 hole courses in Michigan – the R&S Sharf. Each team will be accompanied by a Boy Scout to enhance the day’s experience.

August 1, 2019
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location TBD


Get ready to dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge with six of your besties or co-workers at the Fifth Annual Dodge for Detroit Dodgeball Tournament to benefit inner-city youth served by the Boy Scouts of America.  The BSA’s local council gives our community’s youth leadership and life skills that set them on a path to success and your participation in this awesome event on August 1st is a win-win for all of us.  So, get your game face on and come prepared to Dodge for a great cause.

September 19, 2019
5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Dauch Scout Center
1776 West Warren Avenue
Detroit, MI 48208


The Networking Event for Construction Professionals, Building Connections is the largest annual gathering of the construction community in southeast Michigan, providing a unique opportunity for informal business and social interaction while supporting the Scouting program for area youth and their families. In conjunction with the Construction Association of Michigan, the Executive Committee of Building Connections is pleased to offer this opportunity to network, socialize and support a worthy cause with all members of the industry, from general contractors, subcontractors and developers, to architects, designers, engineers and a multitude of vendors.

October 3, 2019
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Detroit Gun Club
2775 Oakley Park Rd
Walled Lake, MI 48390


Join us at the Detroit Gun Club for our “Shooting Stars” Sporting Clays Invitational.  This 100-clay tournament is one of the largest one-day charity shoots in the country. Ford Motor Company has stepped up again, providing its leadership toward our primary goal of supporting Scouting in Southeast Michigan.

All the shells needed for sporting clays, trap, skeet, and 5-stands are provided.  There will be shooter awards based on a Lewis Class breakdown as well as a variety of other recognition’s including “Hot  Shot” and “Star of the Day.”  The event includes breakfast, lunch, and reception.

Following the day’s competition, there will be a reception featuring an open bar and hors d’oeuvres. The reception will conclude with the awards presentation and the grand raffle.

October 8, 2019
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

JW Marriott
235 Louis St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503


The Building Character Celebration was born from decades of annual recognition events honoring the highest youth achievers in the Scouting program, Eagle Scouts. Today the Building Character Celebration continues as the largest and strongest community event in Michigan, if not the nation, celebrating the Scouting program with the honoring of our previous Eagle Scout and Summit Award Recipient Class at the heart of the program.

November 7, 2019
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Hunters Creek Club
675 E Sutton Rd
Metamora, MI


Load up your gear for the 18th annual Autumn Adventure. It’s one of SE Michigan’s premier European pheasant hunts to benefit Scouting in the region. Enjoy a splendid fall day with your guests. Join us for lunch and the hunt, then close the day with a reception and auction at the Hunters Creek Clubhouse. Your hunt package includes: guides, dogs, ammo, a participant gift, meals and refreshments along with cleaned birds to take home! Due to the limited positions available, make your reservation early to reserve your space in this year’s hunt.


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.