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2011

January

Date(s)

 Scout Event Leader's Event
January 1
Saturday
Happy New Years!  
January 6
Thursday
Troop Uniform Inspection and Meeting 
-
All Scouts need to be in Class A uniform - 7P
January 10
Monday
OA Chapter Meeting
7P
- Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa
Cub/Boy Scout Leader Roundtable 7:30P - Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa
January 13
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
 
Troop Committee Meeting - 7P
Troop FOS Presentation
January 15
Saturday
- Donut Sunday Set-up in Parish Ctr - (Saturday 5P/Sunday Take down 12:30P) Trainers EDGE
Libertyville, 8A-4:30P
January 20
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
Last night to turn-in Advancements/MB completions for Feb 7th Court of Honor
Scout Sunday/Court of Honor Planning
 
January 29
Saturday
  Council Annual Meeting
January 27
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
Scout Sunday/Court of Honor Practice
 
January 29
Saturday
TENTATIVE Law Merit Badge Day
Lake Co Courthouse in Waukegan 
8:15A-3:45P, 1st Class in Class A's 
Don't forget your Blue Card
          Got your Permission Slip?
 
January 30
Sunday
Scout Sunday @ LaGrange Cathedral - Ad Altare Dei awarded by the Bishop. Recommend being there between 1:30 to 2P  
February

Date(s)

 Scout Event Leader's Event
February 3
Thursday
Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

Uniform and Equipment Swap Night - Bring any uniforms, boots and camping equipment that know longer fits to swap or give away to someone who can use it.
 
February 6
Sunday
Scout Sunday (Observed)
BSA 101st Anniversary Day

Cub and Boy Scouts attend 11A Mass and participate in Uniform. 
Need Scouts as Flag Bearers, Servers, Lectors, Ushers and Greeters
P68 Blue and Gold Banquet/Pack 68/618 Webelos Crossover/T66 Court of Honor
 - Noon in Parish Center
North Star District Band & Chorus
Lakes High School, Lindenhurst starting at 3P
North Star District Dinner -
Illinois State Beach Resort in Beach Park
The cost for this event was $27 per person.
February 10
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
 
Troop Committee Meeting - 7P
February 13
Sunday
Arctic Blast - Venturing Event
Scouts 14 yoa & older, Sign-up NS calendar, on NEIC website
11931 Fox River Rd., Twin Lakes, WI
 
February 14
Monday
OA Chapter Meeting
7P
- Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa
Cub/Boy Scout Leader Roundtable 7:30P - Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa
February 17
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
Planning and Doing a Service Project
 
February 19
Saturday
- Donut Sunday Set-up in Parish Ctr - (Saturday 5P/Sunday Take down 12:30P)  
February 20
Sunday
TENTATIVE Troop Bowling Challenge
Rynish Bowling Center, NTC Great Lakes
LV 2:30P @ OLH Parking Lot-$24 includes 2 hrs of bowling, pitcher of pop &large pizza
Flyer at the meeting!  Shoe Rental: $2.50
          Got your Permission Slip?
 
February 24
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
First Aid Meet Practice
 
March

Date(s)

 Scout Event Leader's Event
March 3
Thursday
Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

 First Aid Practice
 
March 5
Saturday
"Scouting for Food" Bag/Door Hanger Drop Off  
March 9
Wednesday
Ash Wednesday  
March 10
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
 First Aid Practice
Troop Committee Meeting - 7P
March 12
Saturday
- "Scouting for Food" Bag Collection and drop off at Lake Co Food Pantry
- OA Service Project helping to receive and sort food donations.

 
March 14
Monday
OA Chapter Meeting
7P
- Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa
Cub/Boy Scout Leader Roundtable 7:30P - Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa
March 17
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
First Aid Practice
 
March 19
Saturday
Mini North Star Merit Badge Skills Day in Parish Center - 8A - 3:30P
- Donut Sunday Set-up in Parish Ctr
-
(Saturday 5P/Sunday Take down 12:30P)
 
March 24
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
OA Elections,  First Aid Practice
 
Mar 25-27
Fri-Sat-Sun
TENTATIVE Cabin Campout @ Camp OhDaKoTa
Burlington, WI

          Got your Permission Slip?
 
April

Date(s)

 Scout Event Leader's Event
April 2
Saturday
North Star District First Aid Meet
Earthquake Problems
Location: Camp Oakarro, Wadsworth
Meet at OLH by 8A, Starts at 9A - 3P.

          Got your Permission Slip?
 
April 7
Thursday
Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

 First Aid Practice
 
April 11
Monday
OA Chapter Meeting
7P
- Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa
Cub/Boy Scout Leader Roundtable 7:30P - Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa
April 14
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
Menu Planning
- Troop Committee Meeting - 7P
 
April 16
Saturday
- Donut Sunday Set-up in  Parish Ctr - (Saturday 5P/Sunday Take down 12:30P)  
April 17
Sunday
Palm Sunday  
April 20
Wednesday
  Planning Mtg for Scout-A-Rama 2011, 6:30P in PC
April 21
Thursday
No Meeting - Holy Thursday  
April 22 Good Friday  
April 24 EASTER  
April 28
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
 
 
April 29-May 1
Fri/Sat/Sun
57th U.S. Grant Pilgrimage Campout - Galena, IL
                  
Got your Permission Slip?
 
TBD Spring Clean Church Service Project
8A-Noon, Lunch provided, Bring Gloves, boots and water bottle.
 
May

Date(s)

 Scout Event Leader's Event
May 1
Sunday
TENTATIVE Canoe Practice on Des Plaines @ Russell Road, 12:30P
          Got your Permission Slip?
 
May 5
Thursday
Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

  Sleeping Bags/Mats
 
May 8
Sunday
Mother's Day  
May 9
Monday
OA Chapter Meeting
7P
- Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa
Cub/Boy Scout Leader Roundtable 7:30P - Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa
May 12
Thursday
Road Clean Up@ 33rd & McAree - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

 Backpacking Stoves
Troop Committee Meeting - 7P
May 13-15
Fri/Sat/Sun
Troop 66 Webelos Woods at Camp LaKoDa, Woodstock - combine w/Railroad Scout Day
          Got your Permission Slip?

- Donut Sunday Set-up in Parish Ctr -
(Saturday 5P/Sunday Take down 12:30P)
 
May 14
Saturday

Scout Day at Illinois Railway Museum, Union, IL - Boy and Girl Scout troops participate in a day-long event; including a flag ceremony, awarding of badges and touring the Museum.

Scout Shop last open Saturday before Summer Hours
May 15
Sunday
2011 Des Plaines River 54th Annual Canoe Marathon
          Got your Permission Slip?
 
May 19
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
  Hiking Boots
Planning Mtg for MaKaJaWan Summer Camp -7P
May 26
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
  
Activities at Summer Camp
 
May 27-30
Fri/Sat/Sun/Mon
OA Worker Weekend @ MaKaJaWan.  
May 30
Monday
Memorial Day  
June

Date(s)

 Scout Event Leader's Event
June 2
Thursday
Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

  Backpacks
 
June 6
Monday
OA Chapter Meeting
7P
- Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa
Scout Leader Pot Luck Dinner
- 7P - Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa - Last Mtg for Summer
June 9
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
 Sleeping Bags
Troop Committee Meeting - 7P
June 10-12
Fri/Sat/Sun
OLH Scout-A-Rama 2011
BS overniter Friday, everyone else Saturday 8A
June 13-19
Sun-Sat
Brownsea Scout Leadership Training, Camp Wabaningo, Pearson, WI CS Day Camp Staff Week
June 13
Monday
Flag Day  
June 16
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
 
Pack trailer for Summer Camp
 
June 18
Saturday
- Donut Sunday Set-up in Parish Ctr - (Saturday 5P/Sunday Take down 12:30P)  
June 19
Sunday
Father's Day
June 23
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
 
 
June 26-July 2
Sunday-Saturday
Summer Camp at MaKaJaWan Scout Reservation Week 1, Pearson, WI
   Leaving from Scout Garage Parking Lot at 8AM

          Got your Permission Slip?
June 30
Thursday
No Troop Meeting - 7P
 
Troop at Summer Camp
 
July

Date(s)

 Scout Event Leader's Event
July 7
Thursday
Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P
 
July 4
Monday
Independence Day
July 7
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
 
Troop Committee Meeting - 7P
July 8-10
Fri-Sun
Fox River Canoe Float/Camp Crown Campout
July 14
Thursday
Troop Meeting
 
 
July 16
Saturday
- Donut Sunday Set-up in Parish Ctr - (Saturday 5P/Sunday Take down 12:30P)  
July 21
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
 Cooking - Cook a Cobbler in Dutch Oven
  (Need Charcoal and Grill for coals)
 
July 23
Saturday
TENTATIVE Combined Packs 68 & 618/ Troop66 Family Bike Hike & Picnic, Wadsworth to Van Patton Woods  
July 28
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
  Useful Camp Tools
 
August

Date(s)

 Scout Event Leader's Event
August 3
Wednesday
TENTATIVE - Troop Pool Party - 6P to 8P, Shiloh Pool
          Got your Permission Slip?
August 4
Thursday
Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

Troop Leadership Positions
Spaghetti Dinner Planning Meeting
during Meeting
August 8
Monday
OA Chapter Meeting
7P
- Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa
Fall Rally Kickoff/Planning w/District
 - 7P - Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa
August 11
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
Troop Committee Meeting - 7P
 
August 12-14
Fri/Sat/Sun
TENTATIVE Chain-O-Lakes Campout - Canoeing, fishing and Hiking
          Got your Permission Slip?
 
August 18
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
Spaghetti Dinner Ticket Sales Start
 
August 20
Saturday
- Donut Sunday Set-up in Parish Ctr - (Saturday 5P/Sunday Take down 12:30P)  
August 21
Sunday
Troop 66 Fall Courts of Honor & Dinner - 1:30-3:30P, Parish Center/Kitchen  
August 25
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
Troop Elections
 
August 26-28
Fri, Sat, Sunday
Kumbaya Catholic Retreat Weekend
Camp Oakarro, Wadsworth, $20.00

          Got your Permission Slip?
 
August 27-28
Saturday-Sunday
After Mass Spaghetti Dinner Ticket Sales-Sat-5:45P, Sun-7:45A, 9:45A, 11:45A  
September

Date(s)

 Scout Event Leader's Event
September 1
Thursday
Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P
Start Rappel Training -
 
September 3-4
Saturday-Sunday
After Mass Spaghetti Dinner Ticket Sales-Sat-5:45P, Sun-7:45A, 9:45A, 11:45A  
September 5
Monday
Labor Day
Zion Jubilee Days Parade 
Full Class A's Line Up @12:30P
          Got your Permission Slip?
 
September 8
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
Troop Recruiting/Fundraising 
 
September 10-11
Saturday-Sunday
After Mass Spaghetti Dinner Ticket Sales-Sat-5:45P, Sun-7:45A, 9:45A, 11:45A  
September 12
Monday
OA Chapter Meeting
7P
- Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa
Cub/Boy Scout Leader Roundtable 7:30P - Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa
September 15
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
Rappel Training
Troop Committee Meeting - 7P
September 16-18
Fri/Sat/Sun
Civil War Reenactment Campout @ Lehmann Mansion, Lake Villa
          Got your Permission Slip?
- Donut Sunday Set-up in Parish Ctr -
(Saturday 5P/Sunday Take down 12:30P)
- After Mass Spaghetti Dinner Ticket Sales-
Sat-5:45P, Sun-7:45A, 9:45A, 11:45A
Popcorn Sale Begins
September 22
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
Rappel Training
 
September 23
Friday
Scout's Spaghetti Dinner Show up ASAP after School. Serving fm 4:30P-7P. Plan to clean up afterwards until approx. 10P  
September 24
Saturday
Zion Library Palooza
9A -1P (Sell hotdogs, chips, popcorn, etc.)

          Got your Permission Slip?

NEIC Scout-o-rama - More to follow
 
Sep 23 - 24
Fri/Sat
OA Fall Conclave and Ordeal Ceremony for those elected to OA in the Spring @ Camp ? ? ?  
September 29
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
Rappel Training
 
TBD
Saturday
TENTATIVE Jr. Leaders Training - 
Location: TBD
Time: 7A-5P or weekend campout?
 
October

Date(s)

 Scout Event Leader's Event
Sept 30 -Oct 2
Friday - Sunday
North Star District Camporee
Camp Crown, Wilmot, WI

          Got your Permission Slip?
 
October 6
Thursday
Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P
Rappel Training
 
October 7-9
Fri/Sat/Sun
Devils Lake Campout
Rappelling, Hiking and Cycling.
Cost per person plus food: $25.00
          Got your Permission Slip?
 
October 10
Monday
Columbus Day
OA Chapter Meeting
7P
- Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa
Cub/Boy Scout Leader Roundtable 7:30P - Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa
October 13
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P Troop Committee Meeting - 7P
October 15
Saturday
- Donut Sunday Set-up in Parish Ctr - (Saturday 5P/Sunday Take down 12:30P) Catholic Religious Emblems Training
Council Office
October 15-16
Saturday-Sunday
Cub Scout Boo Camp, Camp Oakarro
Need Boy Scout volunteers
          Got your Permission Slip?

Wreath/Popcorn Sales after each Mass
-Sat-5:45P, Sun-7:45A, 9:45A, 11:45A
 
October 20
Thursday
Troop Meeting -7P
 
 
 
 
 

Oct 22-23
Saturday-Sunday

iHobby Expo 2011
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL
Wreath/Popcorn Sales after each Mass-Sat-5:45P, Sun-7:45A, 9:45A, 11:45A
 
October 27
Thursday
Ad Altare Dei Training - 6P
Halloween Troop Meeting -7P
Please bring some non-perishable food items for the food pantry.

Troop Annual Dues are due. The cost is $25.00 per scout without Boys Life Magazine. If the magazine is wanted add $10.80 extra ($35.80)

 Popcorn Sales End - October
Oct 29
Saturday
Road Clean Up@ 33rd & McAree - 3P
Campfire/cookout afterwards
 
Oct 29-30
Saturday-Sunday
Wreath Sales after each Mass
-
Sat-5:45P, Sun-7:45A, 9:45A, 11:45A
 
October 30
Sunday
  Final Popcorn Orders Due
Last day for Returns
Show N' Sell Payment Due
November

Date(s)

 Scout Event Leader's Event
November 3
Thursday
Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P
Troop Annual Dues are over due. The cost is $25.00 per scout. If you want Boys Life Magazine add $10.80.
 
November 5
Saturday
  TENTATIVE Council Training Day - 8:00A-4:30P Location: TBD: Either Vernon Hills or Libertyville High School
November 7
Monday
OA Chapter Meeting
7P
- Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa
Cub/Boy Scout Leader Roundtable 7:30P - Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa
November 10
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P Troop Committee Meeting - 7P
November 11
Friday
Veterans Day
 
 
November 12
Saturday
TENTATIVE Merit Badge Skill Day 
NTC Great Lakes, Ross Auditorium 8:00A - Leaving OLH Parking Lot NLT 7:30A, 
Have to Pre-register, First Come-First Served,
$7 per Scout includes lunch
Additional $10 f/Circuit Brd if taking Elec MB

          Got your Permission Slip?
 
November 17
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
 
 
November 19
Saturday
- Donut Sunday Set-up in Parish Ctr - (Saturday 5P/Sunday Take down 12:30P)  
November 24
Thursday
Thanksgiving -  No Troop Meeting  
December

Date(s)

 Scout Event Leader's Event
December 1
Thursday
Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

 
 
December 3
Saturday
OA Toys for Tots Service Day  
December 4
Sunday
  TENTATIVE Parent's Night Out @ Salutos or Stone Creek - 7P
December 7
Wednesday
TENTATIVE Ad Altare Dei Board of Review - 7P      OLH Church Hall  
December 8
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
 
 
December 12
Monday
OA Chapter Meeting
7P
- Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa
Cub/Boy Scout Leader Roundtable 7:30P - Lake Villa Township Center, 37850 N Il Rt 59, Lake Villa
December 15
Thursday
Happy Holidays - No Troop Meeting Troop Committee Meeting - 7P
December 17
Saturday
- OA Toys for Tots Service Day
- Donut Sunday Set-up in Parish Ctr - (Saturday 5P/Sunday Take down 12:30P)
 
December 22
Thursday
Troop Meeting - 7P
Troop Holiday Party - Pizza/Pop/Music - cost $5.00 per person.
Please bring some non-perishable food items for the food pantry.
December 24
Saturday
Christmas Eve - Happy Holidays
December 25
Sunday
Christmas - Happy Holidays
December 29
Thursday
Happy Holidays - No Troop Meeting  
December 31
Saturdayday
New Years Day Eve

2012

January 1
Sunday
New Years Day - Happy Holidays

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