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Upcoming Troop Plans and Meetings

August PLC Minutes (prepared by Troop Scribe Kevin G)

Labor Day Monday, September 1

            Bike Rodeo, Setup at 6:30 (more details on the home page)

            Setup by Kevin G., Andrew G., Spencer B., David H., Nick G., Charlie A.

September 8

            SPL Nominations

            Guns / First Aid Skill Sessions

            Nick K., Matthew S. / Spencer B.

            If Time, “The Umm… Game”

September 15

            Candiate speeches and SPL Elections

            Campout Prep. – Skill Session Idea, will be in group

            Run by SPL and Assistants

If time, Steal the Bacon by Charlie A. and David H.

September 22

            Patrol Re-organizations

E.D.G.E. Teaching (Changing a Flat Tire)

            By Andrew G., Spencer B., David H., Owen S., Christian M., Kyle J.

            The Bus Game

September 29

            Bike Inspection by Mr. Tony Cambio from Garner Cyclery (pending)

            Hiking by Andrew G., Charlie A.

            Relay race with David H.

Tonight’s Troop Meeting

Tonight’s troop meeting will be at Jones Island (on the corner of Harvey St. and Alleghany Rd in Grayslake). Scouts are encouraged to bring their swim suit.  Watercraft (canoes, sailboats and kayaks) can also be brought. Only Scouts who passed their 2014 MaKaJaWan swim test and are wearing a PFD may use the watercraft.  (NOTE: if your route normally takes you through the intersection of Rt 120 and Rt 83, be aware that the RR tracks on Rt 120 are under construction.  Route 120 is closed until Aug 14.)

If you don’t want to go in the water, bring a Frisbee, soccer ball, etc and stay on shore.  All meetings at Jones Island are informal.  Uniform shirts are not required, but a troop t-shirt or other Scouting t-shirt is required.

In case of bad weather that forces a cancellation,  there are no alternate plans.  St. Gilbert is not available to us.  The website will announce the cancellation no later than 6:30 PM.

News from MaKaJaWan

Sunday, 11 pm

First week Scouts have returned home and the troop has begun Week Two at MaKaJaWan.  Week One was fantastic (a full report will be in the August Troop Gazette).  Watch for details on Week Two as they become available. 


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