Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills
Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters, Coaches, Committee Members, Organizational Representatives and anyone interested in learning basic outdoor camping skills.
Part 1: Sunday, Dec. 7th from 7:00 -9:00 P.M. - Part 1: Mandatory Patrol Meeting - You will be divided into patrols for menu and equipment planning. Patrols will be providing (buying) and cooking their own food. Please bring money to the Sunday patrol meeting for the purchase of patrol food.
Part 2: Friday, Dec. 12th – Sunday, Dec. 14th, 2014 – Part 2: Mandatory Campout - (Rain/shine/snow: indoor sleeping will be available) Arrive 5:00-6:30 P.M. on Friday- Depart about 1:00 P.M. Sunday.
Sandwich Sportsman's Club, 1011 Hartman Trail, Sandwich, IL 60548
Emphasis will be placed on learning the following skills:
Campsite Selection; Leave No Trace Camping; Tents; Ropes: Whipping, Tying & Lashing; Woods Tools: Knife, Camp Saw, and Axe; Finding Your Way: Map & Compass Reading; Plant Identification; Animal Identification; Fires: Site Selection & Building; Cooking; Backpacking & Hiking Techniques: Packs & Footwear.
$30.00 per person – Registration/online payments until Sunday, December 7th, 2014
Register by Sunday, December 7th, 2014:
Register and pay online at www.ThreeFiresCouncil.org
Payments can be made on-line when registering or at either Deicke or Norris Scout stores. If paying by check, please make payable to Three Fires Council with event code: IOLS 1-6801-170-20 in the check memo area. No refunds within 1 week of the event because of purchased materials. Refund requests must be submitted in writing via email to Betty Bohlander’s email address below.
Minimum age is eighteen.
Mandatory attendance for Parts 1 and 2 of the course is required to be fully trained. Satisfactory completion of this course is required for all Scoutmasters, Asst. Scoutmasters, and Varsity Coaches to be certified as “Trained”, and recommended for anyone wishing to take Wood Badge.
Questions? Please contact:
2015 Maramech Hill Klondike Derby
Scout vs. Scouter
January 23, 24, and 25
Kendall County Fair Grounds
$20.00 per person for the weekend - The fee covers the facility rental, heating the barn, a participation patch for each person attending, a campaign streamer for each unit, and catered dinner on saturday night.
Please bring 2 cans of soup (One can for the lunch pot and one for the Kendall County Food Pantry)
You can bring in one can of soup and one of these items
Canned Meat, Canned Vegetables, Canned Fruit, Soups,Kids Cereals, Pet Food, Sugar, Laundry Detergent, Dish Soap or Diapers ( all sizes, and ages)
Patch contest entries are due no later than January's Activities Committee Meeting January 8th.
Klondike Derby Info:
Klondike Troop Roster Form (Excel)
Klondike Registration Form (Word)
Klondike Agenda (PDF)
Partol Equipment List (PDF)
This year we will be bringing back the compass course. We will also have the Scouts run the sleds in the Morning and the Adults will run the events. The Scouts will then run the stations after lunch and the adults will run the sleds.
Troop 40 - Rope Burning
Troop 19 - Pancake Flip
Troop 71 - Tomahawk Throw
Troop 31 - Snow Snakes
Troop 45 - Snow Shoe Race
Desert (Brownies and cookies)
Online Registration open Soon
Round Table will be December 4, 2014
Round Table is every 1st Thursday of the month from September to June. Round Table is hosted at the Yorkville Congregational Church, (409 Center Parkway, Yorkville, IL). The meeting starts at 7:30pm (though you may want to get there about 7:15pm so you can sign in and get your units mail). ALL leaders are encouraged to attend, (in uniform). Please be sure to pass this along to all the leaders in your unit.
All leaders are encouraged to attend (in uniform if possible).
We will be discussing upcoming events, any planned outings, fun activities you can do with your unit, and keep you informed as to what is happening within the District.
The Boy Scout breakout will include the district activities meeting. We will be talking about the 2015 Klondike.
Come for the fellowship and meet your fellow Leaders. They can help answer questions about running a unit or any other questions you might have.
Directions to the church are as follows:
Take Route 34 WEST to Route 47. STAY ON Route 34 and go 1 Block PAST Route 47 to Center Parkway. It is a stoplight. Go NORTH (RIGHT TURN). Stay on that 2 or 3 Blocks and the Church will be on the NORTHWEST corner of Countryside Parkway and Center Parkway.
Hope to see you all there!