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Date the page was last updated: 03/16/2013

2012

January 2012

Date(s)

Scout Event Leader's Event

January 1
Sunday

New Year’s Day - Happy Holidays

January 5
Thursday

Troop Uniform Inspection and Meeting 
- All Scouts need to be in Class A uniform - 7P

 

January 8
Sunday

Troop 66 Bowling Challenge
Rynish Bowling Center, NTC Great Lakes
LV 2:30P fm Burkey Mall Parking Lot-$30 includes 2 hrs of bowling, shoe rental, pitcher of pop& large pizza
See flyer at the meeting!     Got your Permission Slip?

 

January 9
Monday

OA Chapter Meeting
7P - Bethel Church, Grand & Fuller, Gurnee

Cub/Boy Scout Leader Roundtable 7:30P - Bethel Church, Grand & Fuller, Gurnee

January 12
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P
Troop FOS Presentation

January 14
Saturday

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

 

January 19
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 21
Saturday

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 26
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Scout Sunday/Court of Honor Practice

 
February 2012

Date(s)

Scout Event Leader's Event

February 2
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 5
Sunday

Scout Sunday (Observed)
BSA 102nd 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 Dinner -
Illinois State Beach Resort in Beach Park
The cost for this event was $27 per person.

February 9
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

February 13
Monday

OA Chapter Meeting
7P - Bethel Church, Grand & Fuller, Gurnee

Cub/Boy Scout Leader Roundtable 7:30P - Bethel Church, Grand & Fuller, Gurnee

February 16
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Planning and Doing a Service Project

 

February 18
Saturday

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

 

February 22
Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

 

February 23
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
First Aid Meet Practice

 

March 2012

Date(s)

Scout Event Leader's Event

March 1
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P
First Aid Practice

 

March 3
Saturday

"Scouting for Food" Bag/Door Hanger Drop Off  

March 8
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
First Aid Practice

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

March 10
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 12
Monday

OA Chapter Meeting
7P - Bethel Church, Grand & Fuller, Gurnee

Cub/Boy Scout Leader Roundtable 7:30P - Bethel Church, Grand & Fuller, Gurnee

March 15
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
First Aid Practice

 

March 17
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 22
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
OA Elections, First Aid Practice

 

Mar 23-25
Fri-Sat-Sun

Cabin Campout @ Camp Lakota,
 
Woodstock, IL
 

March 29
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
First Aid Practice

 

March 31
Saturday

North Star District Service Project
Location: Illinois State Beach
Meet at OLH Parking Lot by 8A, Starts at 9A - 3P Lunch provided, Bring Gloves, boots and water bottle.

 
April 2012

Date(s)

Scout Event Leader's Event

April 1
Sunday

Palm Sunday

 

April 5
Thursday

No Meeting - Holy Thursday

 

April 6
Friday

Good Friday

 

April 8
Sunday

EASTER

 

April 9
Monday

OA Chapter Meeting
7P - Bethel Church, Grand & Fuller, Gurnee

Cub/Boy Scout Leader Roundtable 7:30P - Bethel Church, Grand & Fuller, Gurnee

April 12
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

 

April 14
Saturday

Donut Sunday Set-up in Parish Ctr - (Saturday 5P/Sunday Take down 12:30P)
Spring Clean Church Service Project 8A-Noon, Lunch provided, Bring Gloves, boots and water bottle.

 

April 18
Wednesday

 

Planning Mtg for Scout-A-Rama 2012, 6:30P in PC

April 19
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Menu Planning

- Troop Committee Meeting - 7P 

April 20-22
Fri/Sat/Sun

Miakoda Challenge at Camp Crown

 

April 26
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

 

April 27-29
Fri/Sat/Sun

58th U.S. Grant Pilgrimage Campout
 - Galena, IL
 
May 2012

Date(s)

Scout Event Leader's Event

May 3
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P
 Sleeping Bags/Mats

 

May 10
Thursday

Road Clean Up@ 33rd & McAree - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

 

May 12
Saturday

Half-day Canoe float on the DesPlaines.
Russell Road to Wadsworth

 

May 13
Sunday

Mother's Day  

May 14
Monday

OA Chapter Meeting
7P - Bethel Church, Grand & Fuller, Gurnee

Cub/Boy Scout Leader Roundtable 7:30P - Bethel Church, Grand & Fuller, Gurnee

May 17
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 Hiking Boots

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P
Planning Mtg for MaKaJaWan Summer Camp -7P

May 18-20
Fri/Sat/Sun

Troop 66 Webelos Woods at Camp Lakota, Woodstock - combine w/Railroad Scout Day
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 19
Fri/Sat/Sun

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

 

May 24
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
   Activities at Summer Camp

 

May 25-28
Fri/Sat/Sun/Mon

OA Worker Weekend @ MaKaJaWan.

 

May 28
Monday

Memorial Day  

May 31
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
   Activities at Summer Camp

 
June 2012

Date(s)

Scout Event Leader's Event

June 7
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting -

 

June 11
Monday

OA Chapter Meeting
7P - Bethel Church, Grand & Fuller, Gurnee

Scout Leader Pot Luck Dinner- 7P
Cub/Boy Scout Leader Roundtable 7:30P - Bethel Church, Grand & Fuller, Gurnee- Last Mtg for Summer

June 14
Thursday

Flag Day
Troop Meeting - 7P

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

June 15-17
Fri/Sat/Sun
OLH Scout-A-Rama 2012
BS overnighter Friday, everyone else Saturday 8A

June 16
Saturday

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

 

June 17
Sunday

Father's Day

June 21
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

 

June 24-30
Sun-Saturday

Summer Camp at MaKaJaWan Scout Reservation Week 1, Pearson, WI
Leaving from Scout Garage Parking Lot at 8AM
          Got your Permission Slip?

June 28
Thursday

No Troop Meeting - 7P
 Troop at Summer Camp

 
July 2012

Date(s)

Scout Event Leader's Event

July or August

TENTATIVE - Troop Pool Party - 6P to 8P, Zion or Gurnee Pool
Got your Permission Slip?

 

July 4
Wednesday

Independence Day

July 5
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

July 6-15
Friday-Sunday

Summer Camp at Camp Laramie Peak Scout Reservation Week 5, Wheatland, WY
Leaving from Scout Garage Parking Lot at 8AM
          Got your Permission Slip?

July 12
Thursday

No Troop Meeting - 7P
 Troop at Summer Camp

July 19
Thursday

Troop Meeting

July 21
Saturday

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

July 20-22
Fri-Sun

Fox River Canoe Float/Camp Crown Campout 5:30P Meet @ Scout Garage

July 26
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Cooking - Cook a Cobbler in Dutch Oven

August 2012

Date(s)

Scout Event Leader's Event

August 2
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

Spaghetti Dinner Planning Meeting
during Meeting

August 4
Saturday

Motorboating MB on Chain-O-Lakes
See Scoutmaster for Blue Card Got your Permission Slip?

 

August 9
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

August 13
Monday

OA Chapter Meeting
7P - Bethel Church, Grand & Fuller, Gurnee

Fall Rally Kickoff &Scout Ldr Roundtable 7:30P - Bethel Church, Grand & Fuller, Gurnee

August 16
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Spaghetti Dinner Ticket Sales Start

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

August 18
Saturday

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

August 19
Sunday

Troop 66 Fall Courts of Honor & Heritage Potluck Dinner - 1:30-3:30P, Parish Center/Kitchen

August 23
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Troop Elections

August 24-26
Fri, Sat, Sunday

Kumbaya Catholic Retreat Weekend
Camp Oakarro, Wadsworth, $20.00
Got your Permission Slip?

August 26
Sunday

Combined All OLH Scouting Family Bike Hike & Picnic, Wadsworth to Van Patton Woods.

August 25-26
Sat-Sunday

After Mass Spaghetti Dinner Ticket Sales-Sat-5:45P, Sun-7:45A, 9:45A, 11:45A

August 30
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

September 2012

Date(s)

Scout Event Leader's Event

September 1-2
Sat-Sunday

After Mass Spaghetti Dinner Ticket Sales-Sat-5:45P, Sun-7:45A, 9:45A, 11:45A

September 3
Monday

Labor Day
Zion Jubilee Days Parade
Full Class A's Line Up @12:30P

September 6
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P Start Rappel Training -

Sept 8-9
Sat-Sunday

After Mass Spaghetti Dinner Ticket Sales-Sat-5:45P, Sun-7:45A, 9:45A, 11:45A

September 10
Monday

OA Chapter Meeting
7P - Bethel Church, Grand & Fuller, Gurnee

Cub/Boy Scout Leader Roundtable 7:30P - Bethel Church, Grand & Fuller, Gurnee

September 13
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Rappel Training

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

Sept 14-16
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 20
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Rappel Training

September 21
Friday

Scout's Spaghetti Dinner
Show up ASAP after School. Serving fm 4:30P-7P. Plan to clean up afterwards until approx. 10P

September 22
Saturday

Zion Library Palooza
9A -1P (Sell hotdogs, chips, popcorn, etc.)

Sep 21 - 22
Fri/Sat

OA Fall Conclave and Ordeal Ceremony for those elected to OA in the Spring @ Camp ? ? ?

September 27
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Rappel Training

Sept 28 - 30
Friday - Sunday

Mississippi Palisades Campout
Rappelling, Hiking and Cycling.
Cost per person plus food: $25.00

TBD
Saturday

TENTATIVE Jr. Leaders Training -
Location: TBD
Time: 7A-5P or weekend campout?
October 2012

Date(s)

Scout Event Leader's Event

October 4
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P
Rappel Training

October 5-7
Fri/Sat/Sun

NEIC Scout Jam 2012 Camp-o-ree
Lakewood Forest Preserve, Wauconda, IL
Got your Permission Slip?

October 8
Monday

Columbus Day
OA Chapter Mtg 7P -Bethel Church, Grand & Fuller, Gurnee

Cub/Boy Scout Leader Roundtable 7:30P - Bethel Church, Grand& Fuller, Gurnee

October 11
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

October 13
Saturday
Wreath/Popcorn Sales after each Mass-Sat-5:45P, Sun-7:45A, 9:45A, 11:45A

October 18
Thursday

Troop Meeting -7P
Turn-in all Wreath orders & payments.

October 20
Saturday

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

Catholic Religious Emblems Training
Council Office

Oct 20-21
Sat-Sunday

Popcorn Sales only after each Mass
-Sat-5:45P, Sun-7:45A, 9:45A, 11:45A

October 25
Thursday

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. If you want the Boys Life magazine add $12.00 extra ($37.00)

Popcorn Sales End - October

Oct 27
Saturday

Road Clean Up@ 33rd & McAree - 3P
Possible campfire/cookout afterwards

Oct 26-27
Fri-Sunday

NEIC Boo Camp @ Camp Oakaro
Need Boy Scout volunteers for setup, guides and events

 

October 28
Sunday

Final Popcorn Orders Due
Last day for Returns
Show N' Sell Payment Due

November 2012

Date(s)

Scout Event Leader's Event

November 1
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P
Troop Annual Dues are overdue. The cost is $25.00 per scout. If you want Boys Life Magazine add $12.00.

November 3
Saturday

North Star Training Day - 8:00A-4:30P Location: TBD:

November 8
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

November 11
Sunday

Veterans Day

November 12
Monday

OA Chapter Meeting
7P - Bethel Church, Grand & Fuller, Gurnee

Cub/Boy Scout Leader Roundtable 7:30P - Bethel Church, Grand & Fuller, Gurnee

November 15
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

November 17
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, Scout bring your own lunch
Additional $10 f/Circuit Brd for Elec MB

November 17
Saturday

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

November 22
Thursday

Thanksgiving - No Troop Meeting

November 29
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

December 2012

Date(s)

Scout Event Leader's Event

December 1
Saturday

OA Toys for Tots Service Day

December 2
Sunday

TENTATIVE Parent's Night Out @ Salutos or Stone Creek - 7P

December 6
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

December 10
Monday

OA Chapter Meeting
7P - Bethel Church, Grand & Fuller, Gurnee

Cub/Boy Scout Leader Roundtable 7:30P - Bethel Church, Grand & Fuller, Gurnee

December 12
Wednesday

TENTATIVE Ad Altare Dei Board of Review - 7P OLH Church Hall

December 13
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

December 15
Saturday

- OA Toys for Tots Service Day
- Donut Sunday Set-up in Parish Ctr - (Saturday 5P/Sunday Take down 12:30P)

December 20
Thursday

Troop Holiday Party - - 7P
Pizza/Pop/Music - cost $5.00 per person.
Please bring some non-perishable food items for the food pantry.

December 24
Monday

Christmas Eve - Happy Holidays

December 25
Tuesday

Christmas - Happy Holidays

December 27
Thursday

Happy Holidays - No Troop Meeting

December 31
Saturday

New Year’s Day Eve

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