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.
April 5, 2019
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
San Marino Club
1685 E Big Beaver Rd A,
Troy, MI 48083
Community Leaders, donors, and others who appreciate what Scouting is doing for young people and wish to learn more are invited to attend. Join us for an inspiring breakfast filled with Scouting stories!
Doors open at 7:00am, the event begins at 7:30am.
Business attire is recommended.
May 3, 2019
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
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 8, 2019
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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.
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.
May 15, 2019
Kent County Conservation League
8461 Conservation St NE,
Ada, MI 49301
The President Ford Council of the Boy Scouts of America is sponsoring a premier sporting clays event unlike any other shooting event held in West Michigan.
Shooters will experience a spring afternoon on an excellent sporting clays course that includes:
- Shooting games and lunch
- Golf carts for each team to transit between shooting stations
- Ammunition, gun cleaning
- Warm up rounds of skeet, trap or five-stand for their teams
- Shooting instruction if requested
- Premier silent auction and raffle
- Social hour after, including hors d’oeuvres, premium beverages, and cigars.
All proceeds from this event will benefit the nearly 20,000 young men and women in North and West Michigan.
May 16, 2019
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
16703 Fort St
Southgate, MI 48195
Join us to celebrate the 2019 Great Lakes Field Service Council Silver Beaver Award Recipients
The 2019 Silver Beaver Recipients are:
Maria Peralta Russel Dale
Dave Tischler Clayton Schroeder
Bob Nieme Barb Weatherwax
Melissa Hardy Frank Maynard
Steven Sarlitto Jennifer Sanker
Priscilla Perkins Chief William Riley
May 21, 2019
800 Military Street,
Port Huron, MI 48060
Join us on May 21, 2019 at 11:40am for our annual Support a Scout Luncheon. This year’s luncheon will be held at CityFlatsHotel, 800 Military Street, Port Huron, MI 48060. We are very excited to welcome Owner of Sperry’s Movie House and CityFlatsHotel, Chuck Reid as our guest speaker! We believe that Scouting should be available and affordable for all youth. An investment in Scouting is an investment in the future. Please help us to continue to serve the youth of our community by supporting Scouting in St. Clair and Sanilac Counties.
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
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 17, 2019
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Packard Proving Grounds
49965 Van Dyke Ave
Shelby Township, MI 48317
The Corporate Pinewood Derby is a hands-on competition, challenging the skills of some of the region’s finest engineering and manufacturing minds. Participant teams will contend for winning finishes in several categories, including car build and on-site speed build. All races will be conducted on site. As an adults-only event, it will feature appetizers and a bar, and conclude with an awards presentation and short update on Scouting in Southeast Michigan.
November 7, 2019
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Hunters Creek Club
675 E Sutton Rd
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.
February 25, 2020
5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Suburban Collection Showplace
46100 Grand River Ave,
Novi, MI 48374
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.