Welcome to Troop 63's website!


Troop 63 members, be sure to familiarize yourselves with what is on our site.  Many of the forms required for our trips or events will be found on the calendar with the event. On the 'Files' page you can find Duty Roster sheets and menu planning sheets. There are also pages for Merit Badge Opportunities and Leader Training Opportunities. Please check these and take advantage of them. This is YOUR website, so please use it, and be sure to offer your input and thoughts.

If you are a visitor to our site and would like to find out more information about Troop 63 and the Boy Scouts of America, please use the form under the Contact Us link on the menu to let us know.  Be sure to visit the "About Us" page to learn about Troop operations.

Scouting Quote:
"Scouting rises within you and inspires you to put forth your best"

July Campout

Posted on Jun 20 2022 - 6:06am
For the boys not attending Boundary Waters in July the Troop will also be tent camping at Camp BullFrog in Willow Springs, IL in July. They have a lot of trails and woods to explore. There are sites to hike to such as a buried nuclear reactor, the Little Red Schoolhouse, as well as fishing right there by the campsite in Bull Frog Lake and Maple Lake is about half a mile away as well.

Summer Camp 2022

Posted on Apr 27 2022 - 2:28pm

This year our troop is traveling to Rainbow Scout Reservation in Morris, IL for Summer Camp. We will provide more specific information about departures and return times as we get closer to the date.

High Adventure Trip to Boundary Waters - Must be 14 and 1st Class rank

Posted on Apr 19 2022 - 2:20pm

Troop 63 will be traveling to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area this summer for our 2022 High Adventure Trip. We are using Cliff Wolds Outfitting Company. The trip will include the Complete Outfitting Package meaning you will only need clothes and personal items so please pack light. Please refer to the email outlining details or contact one of us for clarification.

May Campout Permission Slip

Posted on Apr 19 2022 - 2:19pm

Here is the Campout Permission slip for:

May 6th - 8th at Tippecanoe River State Park

Permission slip due by May 3rd, 2022

April Campout - Galena Grant Pilgrimage

Posted on Apr 19 2022 - 8:56am
Apr 22 2022 - 4:00pm
Apr 24 2022 - 11:30pm
Chestnut Mountain Resort

Our April campout will be the Grant Pilgrimage in Galena, IL. We will be camping at Chestnut Mountain Resort, which is nearby. You can find information at these sites: 

Rainbow Council's Merit Badge Clinic

Posted on Mar 9 2022 - 10:30am

Rainbow Council's Merit Badge Clinic

Merit Badge Clinic
March 19th
We still have some spaces available in the 16 merit badges being offered in the Clinic. 
Classes are being held at Rainbow Scout Reservation. Lunch is not available. You will need to bring lunch with you (or stop in town during the lunch break) and bring a water bottle. 
Classes are being held indoors but not all buildings are heated so please dress for the weather. Morning session runs from 9am until Noon and afternoon session runs from 1pm until 4pm
Cost for the day is $10.
Register at the following link:  https://scoutingevent.com/702-53119
Questions? Contact the Council office or Lynn at Lynn.zumstein@scouting.org.


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