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Welcome to Troop 96

Starved RockWelcome! Troop 96 loves adventure and we camp every month of the year and have a calendar full of great activities. We love ziplining, climbing, white water rafting, sailing, shooting sports, caving, backpacking and more. Come visit us to learn more. We meet every Monday night at 7pm. Email us to learn more at


  • Troop 96 Spaghetti Dinner – Sat. 5/11 4-7 pm

    Come join us at our 27th Annual Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser!!! Enjoy a great meal, win prizes, and help support scouts!
    When: Saturday, May 11th from 4-7 pm
    Where: St. Gilbert School Gymnasium, 231 E. Belevedere Rd., Grayslake, IL
    Adults: $7
    Under 12: $3
    Under 5: FREE
    Door Prizes
    Silent Auction with some great items.

  • 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.

  • 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
    Webelos Invitational Campout Signup

    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: 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.

    Webelos Invitational Campout Signup

  • 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…)

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