Troop 66
2015 Events Calendar

** Updates will be made as things change

Date the page was last updated: 12/20/2014

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2015

January

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

January 1
Thursday

New Year’s Day - Happy Holidays

 

January 8
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P
Troop FOS Presentation

January 11
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 12
Monday

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

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

January 15
Thursday

Troop Uniform Inspection and Meeting
- All Scouts need to be in Class A uniform - 7P
Troop Meeting - 7P
Last night to turn-in Advancements/MB completions for Feb 2nd Court of Honor
Scout Sunday/Court of Honor Planning

 

January 17
Saturday

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

 

January 22
Thursday

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

 

January 29
Thursday

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

 

January 31
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

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

February 5
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
Sunday

Scout Sunday - 105th 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

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

2007 N Civic Center Way

Round Lake Beach, IL 60073

February 9
Monday

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

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

February 12
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

February 14
Saturday

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

 

February 18
Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

 

February 19
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Planning and Doing a Service Project

 

Feb 20-22
Fri-Sat-Sun

Cabin Campout @ Camp Ohdakota, Burlington, WI

 

February 26
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
First Aid Meet Practice

 

February 28
Saturday

"Scouting for Food" Bag/Door Hanger Drop Off

 

March

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

March 5
Thursday

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

 

March 7
Saturday

"Scouting for Food" Bag Collection and deliver to OLH Food Pantry
North Star District First Aid Meet
Location: Lake Villa Township Center

 

March 9
Monday

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

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

March 12
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
First Aid Practice

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

March 14
Saturday

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

 

March 21
Saturday

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

 

March 19
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
OA Elections, First Aid Practice

 

March 27
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

 

March 28-30
Fri-Sun

North Star Clean Up Day and Campout
Join us on March 28th for a day of service to Illinois Beach State Park to clean up their campsite or camp all weekend.

 

March 29
Sunday

Palm Sunday
Special Donut Sunday

 

April

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

April 2
Thursday

Holy Thursday - No Meeting

 

April 3
Friday

Good Friday

 

April 5
Sunday

EASTER

 

April 9
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

 

April 13
Monday

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

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

April 16
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

 

April 18
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 23
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Menu Planning

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

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

April 25-27
Fri/Sat/Sun

61st U.S. Grant Pilgrimage Campout
 - Galena, IL or A. Lincoln Pilgrimage - Springfield, IL

 

May

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

May 7
Thursday

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

 

May 8
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

 

May 10
Saturday

Mother's Day

 

May 11
Monday

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

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

May 14
Thursday

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

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

May 15-17
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 16
Sat/Sun

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

 

May 21
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
   Activities at Summer Camp

Planning Mtg for MaKaJaWan Summer Camp -7P

May 22
Friday

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

 

May 25
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 4
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting -

 

June 5-7
Fri/Sat/Sun

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

June 8
Monday

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

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

June 11
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

June 13
Saturday

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

 

June 14
Sunday

Father's Day

June 18
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

 

June 25
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 2

Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

 

July 3-12
Sun-Saturday

Summer Camp at Camp Laramie Peak Scout Reservation Week 4, Wheatland, WY
 Leaving from Scout Garage Parking Lot at 8AM

July 4
Thursday

Independence Day

July 9
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

July 16
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

July 18
Saturday

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

July 23
Thursday

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

July 30
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

July 31-Aug1-2
Fri-Sun

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

August

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

August 6
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

Spaghetti Dinner Planning Meeting
during Meeting

August 13
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Spaghetti Dinner Ticket Sales Start

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

August 15
Saturday

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

August 16
Sunday

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

August 17
Monday

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

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

August 20
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Troop Elections

Popcorn Sale Kick-Off

August 21-23
Fri, Sat, Sunday

Kumbaya Catholic Retreat Weekend
Camp Oakarro, Wadsworth, $20.00

August 23
Sunday

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

August 27
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

August 29
Saturday

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

Aug 29, 30
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 3
Thursday

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

Sep 4 - 5
Fri/Sat

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

Sept 5-6
Sat-Sunday

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

September 7
Monday

Labor Day
Zion Jubilee Days Parade

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

September 14
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 19
Saturday

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

Popcorn Distribution and Sale Begins

Sept 19-20
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 17
Thursday

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

September 18
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
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Troop Open House Meeting

Sept 26-27
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 1
Thursday

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

October 2-4
Sat-Sunday

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

October 8
Thursday

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

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

October 9-11
Friday - Sunday

Mississippi Palisades Campout or
Devils Lake Campout

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

October 12
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 15
Thursday

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

October 17
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 17-18
Sat-Sunday

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

October 22
Thursday

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

Oct 24
Saturday

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

Oct 24-25
Sat-Sunday

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

October 25
Sunday

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

October 29
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

Sunday

 

NEIC Popcorn Super Sunday

November 5
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 7 Saturday

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

November 9

Monday

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

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

November 11
Wednesday

Veterans Day

November 12
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

NEIC Popcorn Final Distribution
Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

November 13-14
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 19
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

November 26
Thursday

Thanksgiving - No Troop Meeting

November 28
Saturday

OA Toys for Tots Service Day

December

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

December 3
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

December 6
Sunday

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

December 10
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

December 12
Saturday

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

December 14
Monday

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

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

December 17
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
Thursday

Christmas Eve - Happy Holidays

 

December 25
Friday

Christmas - Happy Holidays- No Troop Meeting

 

December 31
Thursday

New Year’s Day Eve

 

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