Troop 66
2016 Events Calendar

** Updates will be made as things change

Date the page was last updated: 01/01/2016

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January 2016

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

January 1
Friday

New Year’s Day - Happy Holidays

 

January 7
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P
Troop FOS Presentation

January 10
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

 

January 11
Monday

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

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

January 14
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

 

January 16
Saturday

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

 

January 21
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

 

January 28
Thursday

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

 

January 30
Saturday

Law Merit Badge Day 2016
Lake Co Courthouse in Waukegan
8:15A-3:45P, 1st Class in Class A's
Don't forget your Blue Card

 

February 2016

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

February 4
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 7
Sunday

Scout Sunday - 106th 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

TENTATIVE North Star District Dinner -
Illinois State Beach Resort in Beach Park
The cost for this event was $27 per person.

February 8
Monday

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

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

February 10
Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

 

February 11
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

February 13
Saturday

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

 

February 18
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Planning and Doing a Service Project

 

Feb 19-Feb 21
Fri-Sat-Sun

Cabin Campout @ Carl Johnson, Camp Ohdakota, Burlington, WI

 

February 25
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
First Aid Meet Practice

 

March 2016

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

March 3
Thursday

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

 

March 5
Saturday

North Star District First Aid Meet
Location: TBD
Meet at OLH Parking Lot by 8A, Starts at 9A - 3P

 

March 5
Saturday

"Scouting for Food" Bag/Door Hanger Drop Off

 

March 14
Monday

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

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

March 10
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
First Aid Practice

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

March 12
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 17
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
OA Elections, First Aid Practice

 

March 19
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 20
Sunday

Palm Sunday
Special Donut Sunday

 

March 24
Thursday

Holy Thursday - No Meeting

 

March 25
Friday

Good Friday

 

March 27
Sunday

EASTER

 

March 31
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

 

April 2016

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

April 2
Saturday

North Star Beach Clean Up Day

8A at Scout Garage, 8:30A – 1:30P - Bring lunch and water

 

April 7
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

 

April 9
Saturday

NEIC Machine Madness 2015
Lake Forrest College

 

April 11
Monday

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

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

April 14
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

April 16
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 21
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Menu Planning

Planning Mtg for Scout-A-Rama 2015,
6:30P in Church Hall

April 28
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P



April 29-31
Fri/Sat/Sun

62nd U.S. Grant Pilgrimage Campout - Galena, IL

 

May 2016

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

May 5
Thursday

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

 

May 8
Sunday

Mother's Day

 

May 9
Monday

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

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

May 12
Thursday

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

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

May 13 – 15
Fri-Sun

TENTATIVE - Boy Scouts Circus Heritage Weekend 2016

 

May 14
Saturday

North Star Family Fun Day @ Camp Oakarro

BS help run events 8A – 4P

  or

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

Scout Shop last open Saturday before Summer Hours

May 19
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Activities at Summer Camp

Planning Mtg for MaKaJaWan Summer Camp -7P

May 21
Sat/Sun

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

 

May 26
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 Activities at Summer Camp

Planning Mtg for MaKaJaWan Summer Camp -7P

May 27-30
Fri/Sat/Sun/Mon

OA Worker Weekend @ MaKaJaWan.

 

May 27
Friday

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

 

May 30
Monday

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

 

May 31
Tuesday

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

 

June 2016

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

June 2
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting -

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

June 9
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

June 10-12
Fri/Sat/Sun

OLH Scout-A-Rama 2016
BS overnighter Friday for setup, Everyone else Saturday 8A

June 13
Monday

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

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

June 14
Sunday

Father's Day

June 16
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
 

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

June 18
Saturday

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

 

June 23
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

 

June 26-Jul 2
Sun-Saturday

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

June 30
Thursday

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

 

July 2016

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

July 4
Saturday

Independence Day

Spaghetti Dinner Planning Meeting
during Meeting

July 7
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

 

July 14
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

July 16
Saturday

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

July 15-17
Fri-Sun

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

July 23
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P7
Cooking - Cook a Cobbler in Dutch Oven

July 22
Friday

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

July 28
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

Jul 31-Aug 6
Sun-Sat

TENTATIVE - Troop Canoe Trip to Turtle-Flambeau Flowage, near Mercer, WI or Gettysburg Battlefield, PA

 

August 2016

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

August 4
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

Spaghetti Dinner Planning Meeting
during Meeting

August 8
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 11
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Spaghetti Dinner Ticket Sales Start

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

August 13
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 18
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Troop Elections

Popcorn Sale Kick-Off

August 19-21
Fri, Sat, Sun

Kumbaya Catholic Retreat Weekend
Camp Oakarro, Wadsworth, $20.00

August 21
Sunday

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

August 25
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

August 27
Saturday

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

Aug -27, 28
Sat-Sunday

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

September 2016

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

September 1
Thursday

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

Sep 2 - 3
Fri/Sat

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

Sept 3-4
Sat-Sunday

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

September 5
Monday

Labor Day
Zion Jubilee Days Parade

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

September 8
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P
Rappel Training

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

Sept 10-11
Sat-Sunday

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

September 17
Saturday

Zion Community of Character Walk
10:30A – 1:30P, Begins at the Zion Park District Bandshell, 2400 Dowie Memorial Drive.  West around Dowie Memorial Drive to Salem Blvd ending at the Zion PD

Popcorn Distribution and Sale Begins

Sept 17-18
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 22
Thursday

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

September 23
Friday

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

September 29
Thursday

TENTATIVE - Troop Open House Meeting - 7P
Need every ones help starting at 6P

October 2016

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

October 1-2
Sat-Sunday

NS Scout Jam @ Lakewood FP - 5:30P
Wreath/Popcorn Sales after each Mass
-Sat-5:45P, Sun-7:45A, 9:45A, 11:45A

October 6
Thursday

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

October 8
Thursday

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

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

October 7-9
Friday - Sunday

Devils Lake Campout – Baraboo, WI
Rappelling, Hiking and Cycling.
Cost per person plus food: $30.00

October 10
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 13
Thursday

Troop Meeting -7P

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 15-16
Sat-Sunday

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

October 20
Thursday

Troop Meeting -7P

Oct 22
Saturday

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

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

Oct 22-23
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 27
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 2016

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

November 3
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 5
Saturday

November 10
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

NEIC Popcorn Final Distribution
Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

November 11
Friday

Veterans Day

November 12-13
Sat - Sun

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

November 14
Monday

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

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

November 15
Tuesday

Tentative – Wreath Delivery
@ Grandma’s Approx. 6PM

 

November 17
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

 

November 19
Saturday

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

November 24
Thursday

Thanksgiving - No Troop Meeting

November 26
Saturday

OA Toys for Tots Service Day

December 2016

Date(s)

Scout Event

Leader's Event

December 1
Thursday

Patrol Leaders Council - 6P
Troop Meeting - 7P

December 4
Sunday

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

December 5
Monday

 

Popcorn Final Payment Due

December 8
Thursday

Troop Meeting - 7P

Troop Committee Meeting - 7P

December 12
Monday

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

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

December 15
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 18
Saturday

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

December 24
Saturday

Christmas Eve - Happy Holidays - No Troop Meeting

 

December 25
Sunday

Christmas - Happy Holidays

 

December 31
Saturday

New Year’s Day Eve

 

2017


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