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Scouting Quote of the Week:
"Fun, fighting, and feeding! These are the three indispensable elements of the boy’s world." -- Lord Baden-Powell

Meeting Cancelled Again - 8/23

Posted on Aug 23 2016 - 4:07pm
Art just called and informed me that he saw barricades up at Messenger Woods again stating it is closed for maintenance. Those were not there on the weekend. Sorry to cancel two meetings in a row, but it will be easier than trying to find a suitable location for us on short notice.

Kankakee River State Park Camping

Posted on Aug 22 2016 - 11:48am

Our September campout will be a return to Kankakee River State Park.

Service Opportunity: WWII Days Flag Ceremony

Posted on Aug 18 2016 - 9:48pm

Our friends at Pack 64 are doing the flag ceremonies at WWII Days again this year. They need about 30 people at each time slot.  The ceremonies are Sat & Sun, 9/10 & 9/11 at 11:00am (with 10:30am arrival time) and 3:00pm (with 2:30 arrival time). They especially need assistance with the two afternoon ceremonies.  

Early Start to Troop Meeting on August 23rd

Posted on Aug 18 2016 - 9:36pm

So that we can still stay outside for another week, we are going to start the meeting on August 23rd at 6pm instead of 7pm. We should be able to get in the hour and a half before sunset.

Meeting Cancelled 8/16

Posted on Aug 16 2016 - 5:22pm

Tonight's meeting is cancelled because they are resurfacing the road into messenger woods.

Picnic Volunteers Needed

Posted on Aug 14 2016 - 8:00pm

Annual Picnic - Sunday, August 21st

Time: 12 Noon

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