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"We never fail when we try to do our duty, we always fail when we neglect to do it."

Quote from the founder of Scouting: -Sir Robert Baden-Powell

NO Meeting HALLOWEEN Oct 31st.

Posted on Oct 24 2016 - 8:43pm

Sorry just corrected 10/24/16  NO meeting Halloween Monday the 31st.

VENTURING MEETINGS - Oct 30 makeup meeting

Posted on Oct 24 2016 - 8:39pm

We will make up the missed OCTOBER meeting on the 30th.

November meeting is to be Nov. 13th

Flag Raising Ceremony for November 11 - Can your Scout attend?

Posted on Oct 18 2016 - 11:25pm

Request from Dixon Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center ( to the east from Reagan Middle School)

Please comment to this message or text me Please. (counts as an activity for Second and First Class requirements) Good PR and Repesct of Others for our TROOP.


Posted on Oct 18 2016 - 11:10pm

I requested a survey response a our past Court of Honor.  However I has less than 6 responses so I feel it reflects little to the possible group as a whole.

2017 National Jamboree - IS IT FOR YOU SON???? or Venturing Daughter - 4 years till it happens again.

Posted on May 19 2016 - 4:03pm

SEE http://www.summitbsa.org/events/jamboree/overview/ for more about it.

BETTER YET - See Council information on their Contingent.  Crews forming NOW>  http://www.blackhawkscouting.org/jamboree

Every Troop, and Crew Needs a STEM Coordinator

Posted on Apr 5 2016 - 1:04pm

I ask again since I have had NO Inquiries.


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