Troop 66
2014 Events Calendar

** Updates will be made as things change

Date the page was last updated: 12/07/2013

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2014

January

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

January 1

Wednesday

New Year’s Day - Happy Holidays

 

January 2
Thursday

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

 

January 5
Sunday

Troop 66 Bowling Challenge
Rynish Bowling Center, NTC Great Lakes -$6 ea
/$30 per family includes 2 hrs of bowling, shoe rental, pitcher of pop& large pizza. Meet at Burkey Mall Parking Lot@2:30P.  See flyer at the meeting.

 

January 9
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P
Troop FOS Presentation

January 13
Monday

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

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

January 16
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Last night to turn-in Advancements/MB completions for Feb 2nd Court of Honor
Scout Sunday/Court of Honor Planning

 

January 18
Saturday

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

 

January 23
Thursday

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

 

January 30
Thursday

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

 

February

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

February 1
Saturday

Law Merit Badge Day
Lake Co Courthouse in Waukegan
8:15A-3:45P, 1st Class in Class A's
Don't forget your signed Blue Card

 

February 2
Sunday

Scout Sunday
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 Webelos Crossover  and T66 Court of Honor - Noon in Parish Center

North Star District Dinner- $30 ea
Round Lake Civic Center

2007 N Civic Center Way

Round Lake Beach, IL 60073

February 6
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P
Uniform and Equipment Swap Night - Bring any uniforms, boots and camping equipment that no longer fits to swap or give away to someone who can use it.

 

February 8
Saturday

104th Anniversary of Scouting

 

Feb 7-9
Fri-Sat-Sun

Cabin Campout @ Camp Ohdakota, Burlington, WI or Camp Lakota, Woodstock, IL or Camp Crown, Wilmot, WI

 

February 10
Monday

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

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

February 13
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

February 15
Saturday

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

 

February 20
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Planning and Doing a Service Project

 

February 27
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
First Aid Meet Practice

 

March

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

March 1
Saturday

"Scouting for Food" Bag/Door Hanger Drop Off

 

March 5
Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

 

March 6
Thursday

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

 

March 8
Saturday

- "Scouting for Food" Bag Collection and drop off at OLH Food Pantry

 

March 10
Monday

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

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

March 13
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
First Aid Practice

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

March 15
Saturday

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

 

March 20
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
OA Elections, First Aid Practice

 

March 22
Saturday

Mini North Star Merit Badge Skills Day in OLH Parish Center - 8A - 3:30P

 

March 21-23
Fri- Sun

North Star District First Aid Meet Campout
Location: Camp Crown, Wilmot, WI

 

March 27
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

 

March 28-30
Fri-Sun

North Star Clean Up Day and Campout, Illinois State Beach, IL. More info to follow

 

April

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

April 3
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

 

April 10
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

 

April 12
Saturday

Special 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 13
Sunday

Palm Sunday
Special Donut Sunday

 

April 14
Monday

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

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

April 17
Thursday

Holy Thursday - No Meeting

 

April 18
Friday

Good Friday

 

April 20
Sunday

EASTER

 

April 23
Wednesday

 

Planning Mtg for Scout-A-Rama 2014,
6:30P in Church Hall

April 24
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Menu Planning

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

April 25-27
Fri/Sat/Sun

60th U.S. Grant Pilgrimage Campout
Civil War Sesquicentennial - Galena, IL

 

May

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

May 1
Thursday

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

 

May 8
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

 

May 11
Saturday

Mother's Day

 

May 12
Monday

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

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

May 15
Thursday

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

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

May 16-18
Fri/Sat/Sun

Troop 66 Webelos Campout at Camp Lakota, Woodstock, IL - combine w/Railroad Scout Day
at Illinois Railway Museum, Union, IL – If running

Scout Shop last open Saturday before Summer Hours

May 17
Sat/Sun

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

 

May 22
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
   Activities at Summer Camp

Planning Mtg for MaKaJaWan Summer Camp -7P

May 23
Friday

Place US Flag on Veteran Graves
-Parkview, Bch Park- 6P

 

May 26
Monday

Memorial Day
BS Flag Raising: 10A Showtime 11A Event, Founder’s Park, Bch Park

 

May 27
Tuesday

Retrieve US Flag on Veteran Graves-Parkview, Bch Park- 6P

 

May 23-26
Fri/Sat/Sun/Mon

OA Worker Weekend @ MaKaJaWan.

 

May 29
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 Activities at Summer Camp

 

June

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

June 5
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting -

 

June 6-8
Fri/Sat/Sun

OLH Scout-A-Rama 2014
BS overnighter Friday, everyone else Saturday 8A

June 9
Monday

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

North Star Roundtable BBQ, Caboose Park, Lake Villa - Last Mtg for Summer

June 12
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

June 14
Saturday

Flag Day – OLH Flag Retirement Ceremony
Donut Sunday Set-up in Parish Ctr
- (Saturday 5P/Sunday Take down 12:30P)

 

June 15
Sunday

Father's Day

June 19
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

 

June 22-28
Sun-Saturday

Summer Camp at MaKaJaWan Scout Reservation Week 1, Pearson, WI
 Leaving from Scout Garage Parking Lot at 8AM

June 26
Thursday

Troop Meeting for those not at Camp?- 7P
 Troop at Summer Camp

 

July

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

July or August

TENTATIVE - Troop Pool Party Need to schedule in late April
- 6P to 8P, Shiloh Pool or Gurnee

July 3

Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

 

July 4
Thursday

Independence Day

July 8
Monday

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

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

July 10
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

July 17
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

July 19
Saturday

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

July 18-20
Fri-Sun

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

July 24
Thursday

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

July 31
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

August

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

August 3-9
Sun-Sat

Troop Canoe Trip to Turtle-Flambeau Flowage, near Mercer, WI

 

August 7
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

Spaghetti Dinner Planning Meeting
during Meeting

August 11
Monday

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

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

August 14
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Spaghetti Dinner Ticket Sales Start

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

August 16
Saturday

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

August 17
Sunday

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

August 21
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Troop Elections

Popcorn Sale Kick-Off

August 22-24
Fri, Sat, Sunday

Kumbaya Catholic Retreat Weekend
Camp Oakarro, Wadsworth, $20.00

August 24
Sunday

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

August 29
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

August 30
Saturday

TENTATIVE - Troop Leaders Training -
Location: TBD
Time: 7A-5P or weekend campout?

Aug -30, 31
Sat-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
Monday

Labor Day
Zion Jubilee Days Parade

Full Class A's Line Up with OLH @12:30P

September 4
Thursday

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

Sept 6-7
Sat-Sunday

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

September 8
Monday

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

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

September 11
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Rappel Training

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

September 13
Saturday

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

Popcorn Distribution and Sale Begins

Sept 13-14
Sat/Sun

- 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

September 18
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Spaghetti Dinner Table Setup/Veggy Prep -6P
Parish Center and PC Kitchen during meeting

September 19
Friday

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

Sep 19 - 20
Fri/Sat

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

September 25
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

Sept 27-28
Sat-Sunday

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

October

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

October 2
Thursday

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

October 4-5
Sat-Sunday

Hornaday (Boy Scout Camporee) - 9A
Wreath/Popcorn Sales after each Mass
-Sat-5:45P, Sun-7:45A, 9:45A, 11:45A

October 9
Thursday

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

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

October 10-12
Friday - Sunday

Mississippi Palisades Campout or
Devils Lake Campout

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

October 13
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 16
Thursday

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

October 18
Saturday

BOO Camp @ Camp Oakarro
Need Boy Scout volunteers 10A-6P
- Donut Sunday Set-up in Parish Ctr
 - (Saturday 5P/Sunday Take down 12:30P)

Catholic Religious Emblems Training
Council Office

Oct 18-19
Sat-Sunday

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

October 23
Thursday

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

Oct 25
Saturday

Road Clean Up@ 33rd & McAree - 3P
Campfire/cookout afterwards@OLH

Oct 25-26
Sat-Sunday

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

October 27
Sunday

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

October 30
Thursday

Halloween Troop Meeting -7P
Please bring some non-perishable food items for the food pantry.
Annual Troop 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

November

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

November 1
Saturday

North Star Training Day
- 8A/3:45P Location: TBD:

November 2

Sunday

 

NEIC Popcorn Super Sunday

November 6
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 10

Monday

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

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

November 11
Tuesday

Veterans Day

November 13
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

NEIC Popcorn Final Distribution
Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

November 14-15
Fri - Sat

NEIC Merit Badge Skill Weekend @ Multiple locations. Have to Pre-register, First Come-First Served, Scout bring your own lunch

November 15
Saturday

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

November 20
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

November 27
Thursday

Thanksgiving - No Troop Meeting

November 29
Saturday

OA Toys for Tots Service Day

December

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

December 4
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

December 6
Monday

 

Popcorn Final Payment Due

December 7
Sunday

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

December 8
Monday

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

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

December 11
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

December 13
Saturday

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

December 18
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
Wednesday

Christmas Eve - Happy Holidays

 

December 25
Thursday

Christmas - Happy Holidays- No Troop Meeting

 

December 31
Wednesday

New Year’s Day Eve

 

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