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Upcoming Board of Review Opportunities

Board of Review (BoR) opportunities will be available this fall on the following dates: Sep 16, Oct 4, and Nov 11. To sign up please contact Mrs. Naughton a week in advance (can8746@gmail.com). Also, on the date of your BoR, remember that you must wear your full Class A uniform.

Future Meetings at Celebration Center

Our weekly meetings will once again be located at Celebration Center one week per month this year, every month except March and May. The Celebration Center meeting dates will be Sep 30, Oct 21, Nov 18, Dec 16, Jan 6, Feb 17, and Apr 28. Watch the Blast for reminders as these dates approach.

Troop Open House

Sunday Sept 28 1-3pm is the Boy Scout Troop Open House at Greene Valley Forest Preserve (note location). This event is attended by Webelos II and gives them a first look at the area Troops they may want to visit again. We need boys familiar with the monkey bridge to coordinate with Mr Kelsey to […]

9/7 Eagle Project

The following news item was contributed by the Troop Scribe, Rick Li: Last weekend, Jesse Wang had part two of his Eagle Project, building a garden, at Living Water Evangelical Church at the intersection of 75th Street and Wehrli Road. Part one, a few weeks ago, was spent restoring bricks and putting up a retention […]

Pictures Needed

If anyone has any pictures from this summer’s high adventure trip or Owasippe, or any recent campouts or Eagle projects or Courts of Honor, please email them to Tyler Rynes at bssfbhs9119@yahoo.com or to Mr. Rynes at discubs697@hotmail.com. If there are too many pictures to email, please contact Tyler or Mr. Rynes to make arrangements […]

Adult Volunteers Needed

We have a number of positions in the troop that will soon need new adult volunteers to fill them. We especially need parents of 1st and 2nd year scouts in the troop to volunteer, to ensure continuity of adult leadership as parents of older scouts transition out of their positions. Please contact Jeff Eastman to […]

Upcoming District Events:

Saturday Evening September 20, 2014 Benedictine University Football Game An event for all Scouts and their families. Scouts in uniform and their families get in free if they bring the enclosed flyer. Scouts parade on the field and lead the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance and Scout Oath plus tug of war at halftime! […]

Next meeting:

This Tuesday, September 16, we will meet at 7:15 at OSLC. * Boards of Review (BoR) will be available. If you are ready for a BoR and haven’t already signed up, please send Mrs. Naughton an email (can8746@gmail.com). Provide her with the following information in your email: name, rank you are going for, and whether […]

Next meeting:

This Tuesday, September 9, we will meet at 7:15 at OSLC. * Our new troop leadership will be in charge of the meeting. * There will be a PLC meeting in the Marketplace room at 6:30. If you are a patrol leader, SLP, or ASLP, make sure that you attend (or send someone else to […]

Future Meetings at Celebration Center

Our weekly meetings will once again be located at Celebration Center one week per month this year, every month except March and May. The Celebration Center meeting dates will be Sep 30, Oct 21, Nov 18, Dec 16, Jan 6, Feb 17, and Apr 28. Watch the Blast for reminders as these dates approach.