The Chicago Center for Scouting will be closing at 2pm on June 2 and will resume regular business hours the following Monday.

Portage Creek District

The Portage Creek District represents the communities surrounding the LaGrange Scout Shop and Service Center. Our district is known for its collaborations with local businesses and organizations that provide unique opportunities for our scouts.  A few examples are our Vulcan Quarry Event, Cook County Adventure Day, and the Portage Creek First Aid Meet.

Argo, Bedford Park, Bellwood, Berwyn, Bridgeview, Broadview, Brookfield, Cicero, Countryside, Forest Park, Forest View, Hodgkins, Indian Head Park, LaGrange, LaGrange Highlands, LaGrange Park, Lyons, Maywood, McCook, Melrose Park, Northlake, North Riverside, Oak Park, River Forest, Riverside, Stickney, Stone Park, Summit, Westchester, Western Springs


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Vice-Chair Program
Bertha Guzman

Tom Wetzel

Camp Promotions Cub Scouts
Rob Koncel

Camp Promotions Scouts BSA
Scott Reid


Rich Weldge

District Recognition Awards
Paul Sulak

District Recognition Awards
Paul Sulak

Invest in Character – Community
Ned Sher

Invest in Character – Family
John Svoboda

Health & Safety
Clare Froemel

Michael Carioscio

Jim Honan

David Lentz

Order of the Arrow Chapter Advisor
John Findley

Popcorn Kernel
Maria Chiappetta

Mike Mikulski

Service Hours Coordinator
Linda Baran

Special Needs / Diversity
Ernie Froemel

Conal Duffy

District Key 4

Ken Nagel

District Chair

Bill Howard

District Commisioner

Tim Strudeman

Senior District Executive, Portage Creek

Town Hall Meeting

Brookdale Oak Park
111 Ontario, Oak Park, IL 60302
7 PM in Dole Hall
2nd Floor – Oak Park Room

Parking in the Brookdale lot with lot entrance on Marion.

Check-in at reception with LP number or make/model of vehicle.

Plymouth Place
Dole Hall
315 N La Grange Rd, La Grange Park, IL 60526

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