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"

Meeting Location Changed

Posted on Sep 1 2021 - 9:58am

Starting on September 7, 2021 Troop 63 will be meeting again in the basement of Shepard of the Hill Lutheran Church in Lockport, IL. We will be meeting here each Tuesday through next spring, the meetings will be from 6:30pm to 8:00pm on Tuesday nights. Indoor Meetings will require the official Class A uniform to be worn. This consists of:

July and August Campouts

Posted on May 26 2021 - 4:50pm

Here are the permission slips for the July and August Campouts. I have added in a few links for your review in case some of our newer members are unfamiliar with these locations and our experienced members need a recap. July will be in Cantigny and August is the Grant Pilgrimage.

Summer Camp 2021

Posted on May 1 2021 - 9:50am
The hope is that this year we are able to get back to summer camp. We are registered at Pioneer Scout Ranch in Ohio for the week of June 27th to July 3rd. https://www.psrweb.org/

Script Cards

Posted on Dec 1 2020 - 9:34am

Thanks ED CRYER for managing the Scrip Cards for so many years.  After much deliberation, Ed has decided to pass the torch to me, Ray Michalski.  Here is Ed’s Formal ANNOUNCEMENT….

OA Members - how to keep up with Lodge events

Posted on Dec 13 2016 - 5:18pm

Keep up to date with Waupecan Lodge by liking our Facebook page as well as following us on Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat. Also keep checking the website at www.oa197.org Keep up to date and come to Lodge Events!

Triple Crown of High Adventure

Posted on Oct 24 2016 - 10:54am
The Triple Crown award is earned by participating in high adventure trips to 3 of the 4 BSA High Adventure bases.  We have 5 members of the Troop that have now earned this award with our trip to Sea Base this past summer.  Congratulations to Scouts Adam K and Danny C, and to adults Kunal Berry, Ed Cryer, and Pat Klein.

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