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Scouting Quote of the Week:
"A Scout is clean... but not afraid to get dirty." -- Mike Rowe

Troop Election Results

Posted on Dec 19 2013 - 10:20am

Congratulations to our elected Troop youth leadership for 2014!  

Senior Patrol Leader - Jack M
Assistant Senior Patrol Leader - Danny C
Spartans Patrol Leader -  Charlie E
Purple Platypus Patrol Leader - Nic S
Farmers Patrol Leader - Chuck A
Iron Hawks Patrol Leader - Donovan P  

Troop Committee Meeting NEW DAY/DATE

Posted on Dec 10 2013 - 10:06am

Due to calendar conflicts we have rescheduled the Troop Committee to Wednesday December 18th, 7PM at Homer Church.

Zach Sowatzke Earns the Eagle Scout Rank

Posted on Nov 19 2013 - 12:42pm

 EAGLE SCOUT ALERT!    Monday, November 18, 2013 Zachary Sowatzke sat for his Eagle Scout Board of Review and became the 61st Eagle Scout in Troop 63's history.  The evening was Troop 63's second in recent memory where two Scouts earned the rank of Eagle in one night!  This evening included a pizza, homemade pumpkin pie and cookie party. Congratulations to Zach for reaching the pinacle of the Boy Scouting program! Zach's Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project was a safety and beautification project at the Shady Oaks Camp for individuals with cerebral palsy in Homer Glen, Zach led a team that installed a roadside fence and created a new flower bed. Congratulations to Zach and his family on this "double your pleasure" day!

Roscoe Rea Earns the Eagle Scout Rank

Posted on Nov 19 2013 - 12:42pm

EAGLE SCOUT ALERT!  Troop 63 continues to "double our pleasure!"  with the second double Board of Review in the recent history of our Troop.  Congratulations are in order to Roscoe Rea who also sat for his Eagle Scout Board of Review and earned the rank of Eagle Scout on Monday, November 18, 2013.  Roscoe has become the 62nd Eagle Scout in Troop 63's history.  "Hats off"  and a big round of applause to Roscoe for reaching the pinacle of the Boy Scouting program!  Roscoe's Leadership Service project involved the making and installation of several birdhouses around the grounds at Trantina Farm in Homer Township.  Congratulations to Roscoe and his family on this day of double celebration!

Are you tougher than a (1940) Boy Scout?

Posted on Nov 16 2013 - 5:32pm

Can  you tie the Square knot and eight other knots?

Do you know the Semaphore or Morse code?

Andrew Hensen Earns Eagle Scout Rank!

Posted on Sep 25 2013 - 8:08am
Who says that good things don't come in twos?  Congratulations are also in order to Andrew Hensen who also sat for his Eagle Scout Board of Review and earned the rank of Eagle Scout on Sunday, September 22, 2013.  Andrew has become the 60th Eagle Scout in Troop 63's history.  Congratulations to Andrew for reaching the pinacle of the Boy Scouting program!  Andrew's project involved the scraping, cleaning and repainting of an entire outside chapel for his family church.  In addition he arranged for the cleaning of the paving bricks for the complete area too.  Congratulations to Andrew and his family on this day of double celebration!

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