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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


EAGLE RANK Presentation save the date

Posted on Jul 15 2021 - 3:09pm

Planning for SUNDAY August 8 at 5:00pm 

ETHAN K. - project Fire pit at Bethel Church

DEVIN L. - project Fence for PADS shelter W. Everett st.

Flag Ceremony Activity - Request all Scouts

Posted on Jun 22 2021 - 4:53pm

Chaplin CreekRequest all Troop Members attend .  Planning car pooling to get Scouts from Dixon - info to follow

Troop Meeting & Activity planner

Posted on Jun 22 2021 - 4:28pm

 TROOP ACTIVITIES - see calendar for information

  • JULY 3 - Saturday 9:00 am Chaplin Creek in FRANKLIN Grove.  
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Posted on Jun 16 2021 - 4:20pm

ROCKFORD SCOUT SHOP in the lower level of the BSA Blackhawk Area Council office is out closest source.

Located in the Lower Level of the Tumilowicz Center For Boy Scout

2 New Troop 85 OA Ordeal Members

Posted on Jun 7 2021 - 10:53am


Derrick T. And Gabriel B.

Two Scouts complete There Ordeal becoming members of the BSA Order of the Arrow

Sorry COVID delayed this 1 year but they have completed their Ordeal this past June 4th and 5th.

Covid Rules - expecting June 11 Illinois upgrade to Phase 5???

Posted on Jun 7 2021 - 10:53am

??  Phase 5 expected June 11 watch the NEWS for updates ??

New guidelines are complicated but may be somewhat doable. Listed MY Short - interpretation of rules. FULL list below my short evaluation.

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