Troop 66
2017 Events Calendar

** Updates will be made as things change

Date the page was last updated: 03/12/2017

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January 2017

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

January 1
Sunday

New Year’s Day - Happy Holidays

 

January 5
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

 

January 9
Monday

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

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

January 12
Thursday

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

Last night to turn-in Advancements/MB completions for Feb 7th Court of Honor
Scout Sunday/Court of Honor Planning

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 15
Sunday

TENTATIVE 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

 

January 19
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

 

January 20-22
Fri-Sat-Sun

Cabin Campout @ Fisher Shelter, Camp Sol Crown, Wilmot, WI

 

January 26
Thursday

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

 

February 2017

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 no longer fits to swap or give away to someone who can use it.

 

February 5
Sunday

Scout Sunday - 107th Anniversary of Scouting
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

 

February 9
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

 

February 13
Monday

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

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

February 16
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

February 18
Saturday

Law Merit Badge Day 2017
Lake Co Courthouse in Waukegan
8:15A-3:45P, 1st Class in Class A's
Don't forget your Blue Card

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

 

February 23
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
First Aid Meet Practice

 

March 2017

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

March 1
Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

 

March 2
Thursday

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

 

March 5
Sunday

North Star District First Aid Meet
Lake Villa Township Center
Meet at Scout garage by 1P, Starts at 2P - 5P

 

March 9
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
First Aid Practice

 

March 11
Saturday

Scouting for Food@ Zion Piggly Wiggly and drop off at OLH Food Pantry, 8:30A - Noon

 

March 13
Monday

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

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

March 16
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
First Aid Practice

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

March 18
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 23
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
OA Elections, First Aid Practice

 

March 25
Saturday or 24-26 if we camp

North Star Clean Up Day

8A at Scout Garage, 8:30A – 1:30P - Bring lunch and water unless you want to camp

 

March 30
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

 

April 2017

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

April 6
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

 

April 8
Saturday

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

 

April 9
Sunday

Palm Sunday
Special Donut Sunday

 

April 10
Monday

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

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

April 13
Thursday

Holy Thursday - No Meeting

 

April 14
Friday

Good Friday

 

April 16
Sunday

EASTER

 

April 20
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

April 21-23

Fri/Sat/Sun

NS Webelos Woods Campout
Camp Crown, Wilmot, WI

 

April 22
Saturday

Spring Clean Church Service Project
8A-Noon, Lunch provided, Bring Gloves, boots and water bottle.

 

April 27
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Menu Planning

Planning Mtg for Scout-A-Rama 2017,
6:30P in Church Hall

April 28-30
Fri/Sat/Sun

72nd A. Lincoln Pilgrimage Campout - Springfield, IL

 

May 2017

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

May 4
Thursday

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

 

May 6
Saturday

Canoe Float down the DesPlaines River

 

May 8
Monday

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

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

May 11
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

May 13
Saturday or
12-14 if camping

Troop 66 @ IRM Railroad Scout Day
at Illinois Railway Museum, Union, IL – Also offering campout this weekend.

Scout Shop last open Saturday before Summer Hours

May 14
Sunday

Mother's Day

 

May 18
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Activities at Summer Camp

 

May 21
Saturday

Road Clean Up@ 33rd & McAree - 6P

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

 

May 25
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 Activities at Summer Camp

 

May 26-29
Fri/Sat/Sun/Mon

OA Worker Weekend @ MaKaJaWan

 

May 26
Friday

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

 

May 29
Monday

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

 

May 30
Tuesday

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

 

June 2017

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

June 1
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting -

Scout-a-Rama Leaders 2nd Meeting
6:30P Church Hall

June 8
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Setup tables for Helping Hands Rummage Sale in Parish Center.

Boy Scouts also cleaning up West property beyond what Lawn service didn’t get.

June 9-11
Fri/Sat/Sun

OLH Scout-A-Rama 2017
BS overnighter Friday for setup, Everyone else Saturday 8A

June 12
Monday

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

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

June 15
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

June 17
Saturday

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

 

June 18
Sunday

Father's Day

June 22
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

 

June 23-Jul 2
Fri-Sunday

Summer Camp at Medicine Mountain Scout Ranch, Custer, SD
 Leaving from Scout Garage Parking Lot at 8AM

June 29
Thursday

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

 

July 2017

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

July 4
Tuesday

Independence Day

July 6
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

July 13
Thursday

Troop Meeting

July 15
Saturday

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

July 20
Thursday

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

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

July 22
Saturday

TENTATIVE - Troop Pool Party
- 6P to 8P, Shiloh Pool, Zion

 

July 27
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

July 28-30
Fri-Sun

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

August 2017

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

August 3
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

Spaghetti Dinner Planning Meeting
during Meeting

August 10
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Spaghetti Dinner Ticket Sales Start

August 14
Monday

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

Fall North Star Roundtable Kickoff    7-9P
Caboose Pk, 37908 N. Fairfield Rd, Lake Villa

August 17
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Troop Elections

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P
Popcorn Sale Kick-Off

August 19
Saturday

Fall Courts of Honor & Ethnic Dinner
- 1:30-3:30P, Parish Center/Kitchen
Donut Sunday Set-up in Parish Ctr
  (Saturday 5P/Sunday Take down 12:30P)

August 24
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

August 25-27
Fri-Sunday

Kumbaya Catholic Retreat
Camp Oakarro, Wadsworth, $10.00

August 27
Sunday

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

August 26
Saturday

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

Aug -26, 27
Sat-Sunday

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

August 31
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

 

September 2017

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

Sep 2 - 3
Fri/Sat

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

Sept 2-3
Sat-Sunday

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

September 4
Monday

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

September 7
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P

Troop Meeting - 7P

Start Rappel Training

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

Sept 9-10
Sat-Sunday

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

September 11
Monday

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

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

September 14
Thursday

Zion Community of Character Walk - 6P, Begins at the Zion Park District Bandshell, 2400 Dowie Memorial Drive.  West around Dowie Memorial Drive to Salem Blvd ending at the Zion PD

Troop Meeting - 7P

 

Sept 16-17
Sat/Sun

After Mass Spaghetti Dinner Ticket Sales
-Sat-5:45P, Sun-7:45A, 9:45A, 11:45A
- Donut Sunday Set-up in Parish Ctr
  (Saturday 5P/Sunday Take down 12:30P)

Popcorn Distribution and Sale Begins

September 21
Thursday

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

September 22
Friday

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

Sept 23-24
Sat-Sunday

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

September 28
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Rappel Training

 

October 2017

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

Sept 29 -Oct 1
Fri-Sunday

Hornaday Campout – 5:30PM
Wreath/Popcorn Sales after each Mass
-Sat-5:45P, Sun-7:45A, 9:45A, 11:45A

October 5
Thursday

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

Turn-in all Wreath Orders

October 6-8
Fri - Sunday

Devil’s Lake Campout, Baraboo, WI – Family camping, Rappelling, Hiking & Cycling. Cost per person plus food: $35.00

October 9
Monday

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

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

October 12
Thursday

Troop Meeting -7P
 

October 14
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 14-15
Sat-Sunday

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

October 19
Thursday

Troop Meeting -7P
 

Oct 21
Saturday

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

Oct 21-22
Sat-Sunday

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

October 23
Sunday

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

October 26
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

October 28
Sunday

 

NEIC Popcorn Super Sunday

November 2017

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

November 2
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 4
Saturday

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

November 9
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

NEIC Popcorn Final Distribution
Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

November 11
Saturday

Veterans Day
 

November 13
Monday

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

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

Nov 11-12
Fri - Sat

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

November 16
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

November 18
Saturday

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

November 23
Thursday

Thanksgiving - No Troop Meeting

November 26
Saturday

OA Toys for Tots Service Day

December 2017

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

December 2
Sunday

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

December 4
Monday

 

Popcorn Final Payment Due

December 7
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

December 11
Monday

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

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

December 14
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

December 16
Saturday

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

December 21
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 25
Monday

Christmas - Happy Holidays

 

December 28
Thursday

Happy Holidays - No Troop Meeting

 

December 31
Sunday

New Year’s Day Eve

 

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