Troop 24 Calendar

We hope you are having a good transition back into the school year. Troop meetings will restart on Thursday, September 5th at 7pm at the Riverside Presbyterian Church gym. Starting on that day, we will meet every Thursday at 7pm except for announced days-off for holidays and to coincide with school breaks.

On our first meeting, we will hold elections for Senior Patrol Leader and Patrol Leaders. More info will be published soon about qualifications and the election process.

At our meeting on September 19th, we will hold a “Life to Eagle” informational meeting at the same time as our troop meeting. Parents and older/higher ranking scouts will have the opportunity to learn about the requirements and process necessary to achieve the the Eagle Scout Rank.

The Troop Committee will restart their monthly planning meetings in September. This is a committee of parents and leaders who help plan the campouts, service projects, fundraisers and other activities for the troop. The first meeting is Tuesday, September 3th at 7pm at Riverside Presbyterian Church in the Social Hall. We will meet every first Tuesday during the school year. New members are always welcome!

You may view the Troop Calendar here.

Troop 24 Calendar

Please save the dates for these Troop 24 events for the upcoming months:

January 2019
Jan 26 Pack 24 Pinewood Derby 1-4 pm – Boy Scout volunteers needed

February 2019
Feb 3 Scout Sunday 10 am at RPC
Feb 15-18 Skiing outing/Winter Camp at Tesomas
Feb 24 Pack 24 Blue and Gold Banquet 4 pm – Boy Scout volunteers needed

March 2019
Mar 2 Pancake Breakfast
Mar 15-17 Camping at Cantigny Park

April 2019
Apr 12-14 Camping at Comlara Park with Climbing at Upper Limits

May 2019
May 10-12 Camping and Horsemanship Merit Badge Class at Millbrook Trail Rides

June 2019
June 7-9 Kankakee State Park Camping with Biking or Canoeing/Kayaking

July 2019
July 14-20 Summer Camp at Tesomas

Troop 24 Calendar

We hope you are having a good transition back into the school year. Troop meetings will restart on Thursday, September 6th at 7pm at the Riverside Presbyterian Church. Starting on that day, we will meet every Thursday at 7pm except for announced days-off for holidays and to coincide with school breaks.

On our first meeting, we will hold elections for Senior Patrol Leader and Patrol Leaders. More info will be published soon about qualifications and the election process.

At our meeting on September 13th, we will hold a parent meeting at the same time as our troop meeting. Parents will have the opportunity to learn how to help their son get the most out of their scout experience. We will also answer any questions you may have and will have some helpful handouts such as merit badge counselor lists, and troop and leader rosters.

The Troop Committee will restart their monthly planning meetings in September. This is a committee of parents and leaders who help plan the campouts, service projects, fundraisers and other activities for the troop. The first meeting is Tuesday, September 4th at 7pm at Riverside Prebyterian Church. We will meet every first Tuesday during the school year, except we meet on the second Tuedsay in January. New members are always welcome!

You may view the Troop Calendar here.

Troop 24 Calendar

Do you like planning ahead? So do we! Here’s a summary of the Troop 24 events we have planned for our scouts:

May
May 4 – Scout Cabin night for First Year Scouts and Troop Guides
May 4-6 – Order of the Arrow Spring Fellowship Campout (members and elected scouts only)
May 10 – Boards of Review
May 17 – Spring Court of Honor, 7pm at RPC
May 18-20 – White Pines State Park Campout – info and sign up here
May 26 – Eagle Scout Court of Honor, 11am at RPC
May 28 – Riverside Memorial Day Ceremony
May 31 – Boards of Review, last troop meeting before summer break

June
June 1-3 – Kankakee State Park Campout

July
July 4 – Pizza Booth Fundraiser
July 8-14 – Whitewater Rafting Trip at Camp Daniel Boone (older scouts only)
July 15-21 – Summer Camp at Camp Tesomas

September
Sept 7-9 – Order of the Arrow Fall Fellowship Campout (members and elected scouts only)
September 21-23 – Camp Inferno

October
Oct 12-14 – Civil War Reenactment Campout in Princeton, IL

November
Nov 2-4 – Waterfall Glen Campout and Hike
Nov 17 – 1,000 Trees Service Project

December
Dec 7 – Troop Smores booth at Riverside Holiday Stroll

May 2019
March 2, 2019 – Pancake Breakfast

June 2019
June 12-24, 2019 – Philmont Trek (trip roster is full)

July 2019
July 14-20, 2019 – Summer Camp at Camp Tesomas

Troop 24 Calendar

Please remember that there is NO troop meeting this week. We hope you have a fun Spring Break and Happy Easter.

Here is a summary of Troop 24 special events:

April
April 1 – Camp Tesomas Campership Applications due (for those with financial need)
April 3 – Troop Committee Meeting 7pm at RPC (Adult volunteer planning meeting – new members always welcome!)
April 4 – Information Meeting for scouts and parents about Philmont 2019 Trek, 7pm at RPC
April 5 – Parent Information Meeting about Summer Camp (during troop meeting)
April 6 – Campfire and Patrol activities at Riverside Scout Cabin 7pm to 8:30pm
April 15 – Volunteer opportunity at Lions Club Chicken Dinner
April 20-22 – Climbing and Shooting Campout at Ingersoll Scout Reservation
April 26 – Boards of Review
April 28 – Hofmann Dam River Rats Service Project
April 29 – Service Project at the Boulevard

May
May 4-6 – Order of the Arrow Spring Fellowship Campout (members and elected scouts only)
May 17 – Spring Court of Honor
May 18-20 – White Pines State Park Campout
May 28 – Riverside Memorial Day Ceremony
May 31 – Boards of Review

June
June 1-3 – Kankakee State Park Campout

July
July 4 – Pizza Booth Fundraiser
July 8-14 – Whitewater Rafting Trip at Camp Daniel Boone (older scouts only)
July 15-21 – Summer Camp at Camp Tesomas

Troop 24 Calendar

The Troop 24 calendar has been updated with new events. The calendar is on our troop website under the link “View Calendar” along the right hand side. If you use Google Calendars as your own calendar, you can easily import the information without having to retype it. We are looking forward to seeing you at the many events we have planned for this coming year. Here is a summary of Troop 24 special events:

March
March 3 – Pancake Breakfast
March 3 – Pack 120 Blue and Gold
March 8 – New Scouts first troop meeting, information meeting for parents of new scouts
March 16-18 – Cantigny Campout
March 22 – Boards of Review
March 29 – No Troop Meeting – Spring Break

April
April 15 – Volunteer opportunity at Lions Club Chicken Dinner
April 20-22 – Climbing and Shooting Campout at Ingersoll Scout Reservation
April 21 – Hofmann Dam River Rats Service Project
April 26 – Boards of Review
April 29 – Service Project at the Boulevard

May
May 4-6 – Order of the Arrow Spring Fellowship Campout (members and elected scouts only)
May 17 – Spring Court of Honor
May 18-20 – White Pines State Park Campout
May 28 – Riverside Memorial Day Ceremony
May 31 – Boards of Review

June
June 1-3 – Kankakee State Park Campout

July
July 4 – Pizza Booth Fundraiser
July 8-14 – Whitewater Rafting Trip at Camp Daniel Boone (older scouts only)
July 15-21 – Summer Camp at Camp Tesomas

Troop 24 Calendar

Troop 24 has lots planned for 2018. Here is a summary of upcoming events:

January
January 20 – Klondike Derby
January 24 – Voyageur Trace Awards Dinner (for leaders and adult members)
January 25 – Boards of Review
January 27 – Pack 24 Pinewood Derby (scout volunteers needed)

February
February 3-4 Luge Overnight
February 4 – Scout Sunday
February 17 – Three Fires Merit Badge University (register here)
February 17-19 – Granite Peak Skiing and Winter Camp at Tesomas
February 22 – Troop 24 and Order of the Arrow Elections and Boards of Review
February 25 – Pack 24 Blue and Gold

March
March 3 – Pancake Breakfast
March 3 – Pack 120 Blue and Gold
March 16-18 – Cantigny Campout
March 22 – Boards of Review

April
April 20-22 – Climbing and Shooting Campout at Ingersoll Scout Reservation
April 21 – Hofmann Dam River Rats Service Project
April 26 – Boards of Review
April 29 – Service Project at the Boulevard

May
May 4-6 – Order of the Arrow Spring Fellowship Campout (members and elected scouts only)
May 17 – Spring Court of Honor
May 18-20 – White Pines State Park Campout
May 28 – Riverside Memorial Day Ceremony
May 31 – Boards of Review

June
Kankakee State Park Campout date TBD

July
July 4 – Pizza Booth Fundraiser
July 8-14 – Whitewater Rafting Trip at Camp Daniel Boone (older scouts only)
July 15-21 – Summer Camp at Camp Tesomas

Troop 24 Calendar

The Troop 24 calendar has been updated with events for the 2017-18 school year. The calendar is on our troop website under the link “View Calendar” along the right hand side. If you use Google Calendars as your own calendar, you can easily import the information without having to retype it. We are looking forward to seeing you at the many events we have planned for this coming year!

Troop 24 Events Calendar

APRIL:
 April 27: Spring Court of Honor
 April 28-30: CAMP OUT: Ingersoll Scout Reservation; 33 Knox Rd 650 E, London Mills, IL 61544

MAY:
 May 12-15: CAMP OUT: Illini State Park/Ottawa Scouting Museum
 May 20: Troop 24 100-year anniversary event at RPC/Scout Cabin CAMP OUT
 May 25: Board of Review
 May 29: Memorial Day Ceremony & Color Guard

JUNE:
 June 2-4: CAMP OUT: Kankakee State Park, Davis Creek Campground, County Road N224W, Bourbonnais, IL 60914
 June 25-July 2: Seabase High Adventure

JULY: Summer Camp
 July 3: Flag Raising Ceremony for Riverside Independence Day Celebration
 July 4: Pizza Booth at Riverside Independence Day Celebration
 July 16-22: Tesomas Summer Camp

Troop 24 Events Calendar

MARCH:  Wildlife & Wilderness Survival

  • March 4:  Pancake Breakfast at RPC
  • March 7: Troop Committee Meeting
  • March 13: PAV YMCA Swimming Merit Badge Class
  • March 17-19:  CAMP OUT: Bullfrog Lake, 9600 Wolf Road, Willow Springs, Illinois
  • March 30: Board of Review

 

APRIL: TBD

  • April 4: Troop Committee Meeting
  • April 13: NO MEETING
  • April 20: Board of Review
  • April 22: Voyageur Trace Adventure Day
  • April 27: Spring Court of Honor
  • April 28-30: CAMP OUT:  Ingersoll Scout Reservation; 33 Knox Rd 650 E, London Mills, IL 61544

 

MAY:  TBD

  • May 12-15:  CAMP OUT:  Illini State Park/Ottawa Scouting Museum
  • May 20: Troop 24 100-year anniversary event at RPC/Scout Cabin CAMP OUT
  • May 25: LAST MEETING/ Board of Review
  • May 29: Memorial Day Ceremony & Color Guard

 

JUNE: TBD

  • June 2-4: CAMP OUT: Kankakee State Park, Davis Creek Campground, County Road N224W, Bourbonnais, IL 60914
  • June 18-23: National Youth Leadership Training; Camp Betz, Berrien Springs, MI.
  • June 25-30: National Youth Leadership Training; Camp Big Timber, Elgin, IL
  • June 25-July 2:  Seabase High Adventure

 

JULY:  Summer Camp

  • July 9-14: National Youth Leadership Training; Camp Sol R Crown, Wilmot, WI
  • July 16-22:  Tesomas Summer Camp
  • July 23-29:  Wisconsin River Canoe Trip High Adventure

 

Board of Reviews will be scheduled for the troop meeting on the last Thursday of each month.

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