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Webelos Invitational Campout 2023

Join us at the 30th Annual Troop 96 Webelos Invitational
November 11-12 @ Camp OH-Da-Ko-Ta in Burlington, WI
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ALL WEBELOS I & II (or any boy in 4th or 5th grade) and parent(s) are welcome to attend a fun-filled camping experience. Come to see what Troop 96 is all about. See the patrol method in action. Meet the Scouts and Adult Leaders. Most importantly, just come up and have fun!
The troop will provide a fun-filled daytime program with scouting activities, games, demonstrations, and opportunities to learn Boy Scout skills and the joining requirements.

Arrive Saturday Morning at 9 am and enjoy the day at beautiful Camp OH-Da-Ko-Ta. Be sure to stay for our amazing Thanksgiving Feast with an entertaining campfire program!
Saturday Night Camping is encouraged! Bring your own tent, sleeping bag, and personal gear. 

Sign-up below. For additional information or questions please call Tom O’Keefe at 630-337-3616, or e-mail: troop96@netzilla.com. If leaving a message, please Indicate Your Name, Your Son’s Name, Pack #, Webelos 1 or 2, and a return telephone number for a prompt reply.

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Eagle Scout Theo D.

Theo D. met with the North Star District’s Eagle Scout Board of Review and after an extensive interview plus a detailed review of all of his Scouting credentials and rank requirements, the Board unanimously approved Theo as our troop’s newest Eagle Scout! Well done!

Theo becomes the 110th Scout from Troop 96 to attain the rank of Eagle Scout.

Eagle Scout Kevin O’Keefe

Please join me in congratulating Kevin O’Keefe as Troop 96’s newest Eagle Scout!

Kevin passed his Eagle Board of Review this evening and is the 109th Scout from our Troop to attain the rank of Eagle. A tremendous achievement.

March – New Scout Campout

This past month we camped indoors in the Jadel Center at Camp Crown. We had 26 Scouts and 9 Adults. Our new Scouts were led by our Troop Guides who guided them on setting up camp, tents, food preparation and cleanup (also known as KP – Kitchen Patrol). Contrary to what most children tell adults, they can do dishes. 

Other activities included working on Scoutcraft skills, rank advancement, a hike, team building games, our campfire program, and a little free time. A busy Scout is a happy Scout.

The Adult Patrol enjoyed Peach-French Toast for breakfast, soup/sandwiches for lunch, lasagna for dinner and chocolate cake for desert Saturday night. Of note, the soup with lunch was Peanut Butter soup. Never had that before. It was quite good. Love it when the Adult Patrol experiments with the menu. (Trying to get the Scout Patrols to do the same…)

Wesley R. Eagle Scout

Please congratulate Wesley R. for earning Scouts BSA highest rank and becoming our newest Eagle Scout. He is Troop 96’s 108th Eagle Scout.

Feed My Starving Children

It was a great turnout at Feed My Starving Children yesterday! Our group packed 143 boxes that will feed 84 children for a year! Thank you to all that attended! If anyone took pictures at last night’s event, please feel free to share!

St. Gilbert’s 49th annual gift-giving program

Thank you to those that organized and volunteered for today’s service event at St. Gilbert’s Church. Today marked St. Gilbert’s 49th annual gift-giving program! So many generous parishioners donated so many amazing gifts that will be dropped off at Catholic Charities and gifted to over 400 children. It was truly an amazing and heartwarming site.

Avon Township Outdoor Classroom takes shape

Thanks to everyone who has helped so far as the outdoor classroom takes shape. Below is a video of the holes being dug and cement being poured.

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