Meetings take place
most Mondays
between 7:00pm-8:30pm
at Edison Park Lutheran Church

Upcoming troop meeting dates

CHRISTMAS PARTY PIZZA ORDER

As previously announced, the Troop is holding its next awards ceremony on December 16, 2019. Additionally, the Troop has negotiated a great price with Trio’s Pizza. If families are interested in eating pizza as part of the ceremony, please complete the order form below. Completed forms should be submitted to me by December 9, 2019. All pizzas will be thin crust and drinks will be provided by the Troop (e.g. bug juice, water, etc.).

PIZZA ORDER FORM

RANK ADVANCEMENT

The Troop has arranged for Scouts that need to complete Second Class and First Class Rank Requirements for Aquatics. This will occur on December 3 and December 10 at the Playdium at Our Lady of Perpetual Help at 1776 Glenview Road in Glenview, IL. Please plan to arrive no later than 7:50 pm. To enroll in either date offering, please email Heath Wolfe, Assistant Scoutmaster and Activities Coordinator, at heath_wolfe@hotmail.com by 8 pm Monday, December 1, 2019. In your email to me, please indicate which date(s) your available to attend and which of the rank requirements that you plan to address.

TROOP UPDATES
  • Re-Registration December 2, 7:00 pm, EPLC

- Parent only event. All parents must attend to re-register their scout. Bring your checkbook. As soon as we know how much BSA is raising the registration fee, we will announce the Troop 2020 fee. More info in e-mail blast.

  • December 4, 7:00 pm, Mr. Gawne’s House
    - Trailer Re-set
CAMP CHICAGO DECEMBER 6 & 7th

Think of it! No canopies to set up. No cooking gear to drag out of the trailer and put away. VERY few dishes to wash. indoor GA-GA Ball. Oven Mitt Dodge Ball (Have you ever tried that one? You need to bring your own oven mitt). Board Games with prizes, No tents to fold up (although if that makes you feel bad I could bring a couple for you.) Movies, root beer float making class, popcorn, Pizza, Hors Dourves (aka: or derves). Great breakfast. Riding Metra, Kris Kringle Market, Field Museum AND MORE Bring a cot or a sleeping pad as the cement floor is somewhat unforgiving to the human form.

Breakfast includes (but is not limited to: French Toast Bake, Cheesy Breakfast Bake, Bacon, Bagels (warmed) with flavored cream cheese, OJ, AJ, Milk

SERVICE HOURS/CONSERVATION REQUIREMENT

The River Trail Nature Center is holding a Restoration Workday on Saturday, December 14, 2019, from 10 am to noon. Scouts can earn up to 2 service hours, complete applicable rank requirement(s), and complete a conservation project by “cutting and collecting invasive plant species making room for native plants to grow”. This will help improve wildlife. Materials and tools will be provided. The Center is located at 3120 Milwaukee Ave., Northbrook, IL, about 10 minutes north of the Golf Mill Shopping Center.

Please complete the Troop’s activity form plus the noted waiver and provide to Heath Wolfe, Assistant Scoutmaster and Activities Coordinator, at heath_wolfe@hotmail.com by December 11, so he can register the Scouts with the Center. Lastly, Class Cs (Class C is a scout – preferably a 955 – T-shirt) are the uniform of the day for this activity.

The Forest Preserve waiver can be found here

TROOP HOLIDAY PARTY

The Troop Holiday Party is December 16. We will be doing a holiday pizza dinner (that is where we make sure that there is red stuff on every pizza). Mark your calendar and get ready.

PICTURES: 2019 CROSSOVER!

Click here to see pictures of the 2019 Troop 955 Crossover

BSA SWIM NIGHT

BSA Tuesday Night Swim’s 2019-2020 flier

For nearly 60 years, the Playdium at Our Lady of Perpetual Help at 1776 Glenview Road in Glenview, IL has hosted swim classes, BSA’s Swimming Merit Badge, and BSA’s Life Saving Merit Badge. This is a great opportunity to improve your swimming skills and/or work on advancement requirements (i.e. Tenderfoot, Second Class, etc.). Troop 955’s Scouts have used the Playdium for years and its very thrifty (only $40). Scouts can also bring their siblings so they can improve their swimming skills. All payments, registration, etc. are handled directly with the Playdium. For those Scouts that were unable to attend Owasippe or need to complete their Swim Merit Badge/rank requirements, we strongly encourage you to sign up.

MEDICAL CONDITION UPDATE FORM

A Medical Condition Update Form for Outings for each scout, must be completed and turned in at departure time of each event. Please click here for the form.

TWITTER

Did you miss the summer tweets? Here’s the directions on how to follow the troop on twitter. If following the tweets on the website please remember to refresh the page frequently. Click here

UNIVERSAL REGISTRATION FORMUPDATED OCT 2015

The universal registration form can be found by clicking the Resources/Troop Forms tab or click here.

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