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Scouting Quote of the Week:
"Scoutcraft is a means through which the veriest hooligan can be brought to higher thought and to the elements of faith in God; and, coupled with the Scout's obligation to do a good turn every day, it gives the base of Duty to God and to Neighbour on which the parent or pastor can build with greater ease the form of belief that is desired." Robert Baden-Powell

Service Hour Opportunity - Greek Festival

Posted on Jul 8 2018 - 12:42pm

Our charter organization, Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, will be holding its annual Greek Festival the weekend of July 20th to the 22nd. In the past our scouts have earned service hours by helping with setup on Friday, assisting at the fest on Saturday, and cleanup on Sunday.

September Camp Out #2 - Air Camp

Posted on Jul 5 2018 - 8:40pm

We will be heading to the Rockford Airport to take part in “Air Camp” for our 2nd September campout.  We will meet at the fire station at 4:00pm on Friday, September 28th and we will return Sunday, September 30th around 11:00am to noon.

September Camp Out #1 - RSR AOL Weekend

Posted on Jul 5 2018 - 8:39pm

We will be heading to RSR again to take part in the “Arrow of Light” weekend for one of our September campouts.  We will meet at the fire station at 5:00pm on Friday, September 21st and we will return Sunday, September 23rd around 10:00am to 11:00am.

August Campout - Starved Rock / Vermillion Rafting

Posted on Jul 5 2018 - 8:10pm

For our August campout, the hope is that we are able to go rafting on the Vermillion River. We will be camping at Starved Rock. We will meet at the fire station at 5:00pm on Friday, August 24th and we will return Sunday, August 26th around 10:00am to 11:00am.

Dresden Merit Badge Clinic

Posted on Apr 11 2018 - 12:26pm

Sorry I did not put this up sooner, and I do see it is on the new page for merit badge opportunities, but I wanted to call special attention to this one.

Orienteering Course - April 14th

Posted on Mar 29 2018 - 4:04pm

Please note that I plan to do our yearly trip to Waterfall Glen for the orienteering course. See the secion on Orienteering here: http://www.dupageforest.org/things-to-do/get-outdoors/navigation-wayfinding

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