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Troop 60 is a boy led Boy Scout Troop.

All activities are directed by the Scout leadership team with adults providing guidance, as needed.

The Troop provides many opportunities for the Scout to grow and advance through Troop and patrol meetings, camping, and numerous service opportunities.  A video of the 2014/2015 Scout year can be seen here.

For more information about Troop 60 go to the About Us page and see the various downloads below including our Welcome Information.

See our upcoming events to the right and scroll down for the latest announcements! 

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Green Sales and Service Project

Posted on Nov 8 2016 - 6:10am

Please review the following related to Green Sale pickup and Service Event times for earning service hours

Service Events Earn Service Hours

Sunday, Nov 13 @ 1 - 2:30 pm: ( rescheduled from 11/11)
Where: Lake County Fairgrounds
What: Pick up / Clean Up around the Fairgrounds
Why: The Lake County Fairgrounds has provided space for the flower and greens pickup free of charge and this is our way of giving back.
Sign Up: Troop 60 website

Wednesday, Nov 16 @ 3 pm to 5 pm
Where: Lake County Fairgrounds
What: Help pull green orders and load cars during the pickup of the greens
Sign Up: Troop 60 website

Wednesday, Nov. 16th GREENS PICKUP
Where: Lake County Fairgrounds
When: 3:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Sign Up: Please send me your preference for pickup. We have 4 slots per every 15 minutes starting at 3:00. Will take requests as they are sent. Will also bring sign up sheet to Troop meeting on 11/14.

Matthew Pawlowski's Eagle Court of Honor

Posted on Oct 26 2016 - 7:44am

Please come help us celebrate Matthew's Eagle Scout Court of Honor. There will be cake and refreshments served after the ceremony. Please RSVP by: November 22nd.

You can RSVP at the link below.

http://evite.me/eDkeEKZx6m

PLC Meeting Time Change

Posted on Oct 25 2016 - 9:52am

Note that the PLC meeting next Monday (10/31) has been changed to 8pm to 8:30pm to accommodate trick-or-treating.

Also, PLEASE COME WITH IDEAS FOR TROOP ACTIVITIES. THIS IS A BOY LED TROOP WHERE SCOUTS THAT ATTEND THE PLC SHOULD BE RESPONSIBLE FOR GENERATING CONSTRUCTIVE IDEAS.

Astronomy Event

Posted on Sep 27 2016 - 7:33am

We are excited to extend an invitation to your troop members in grades 3-8
and their families to join Carmel Catholic High School’s Astronomy Club
for Astronomy Night on October 7, 2016, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Carmel Catholic students, with the help of the Lake County Astronomical Society,
will host this evening event filled with hands-on activities, including a
Star Party with opportunities to use a variety of telescopes. Ms. Marcella
Linahan, Carmel Catholic science teacher and NASA Airborne Astronomy
Ambassador, will present and provide information about her trip on board
SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy).
ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: • Searching for and identifying constellations • Creating a Moon Phase flip book, which participants will take home • Experiencing a virtual night sky using Stellarium software • Learning about infrared light, colored filters, invisible lights, and
infrared radiation.

Register: Online pre-registration is required for this event. Parents can
register their child online at carmelhs.org/astronomy2016 or a permission
slip (That I can furnish you) can be submitted the night of the event.

Please let us know if you plan to attend so we can ensure we have enough
materials.

Location: The event takes place in the Carmel Catholic High School
Auditorium. Please use the main entrance to the school on Rt. 176 and
follow the signs to the Auditorium.
Leaders, parents, or chaperones must be present for students in grades
3-6. Activities are subject to change.

Green Sales

Posted on Sep 22 2016 - 2:22pm

Greens Sales: September 19th - October 17th!! It is the time for each scout of Troop 60 to help support the troop by selling greens to their neighbors and friends!! This is a great opportunity to practice your communication skills, spread the news about scouting and even earn some money for your camping fund!!

The orders will be delivered on Wednesday, November 16th to the Lake County Fairgrounds after school. This provides the opportunity to deliver the greens before the Thanksgiving holiday!

If you have any questions, please contact Jim and Susie Kolterman 847-247-1468 or susie.kolterman@gmail.com

Leadership Position Form

Posted on Sep 22 2016 - 6:50am

Each scout with a leadership position must read and sign the form. Scouts service time will not start until the form is turned in. Scouts should bring a written summary of how they met these requirements to their Scoutmaster Conference.

BSA Troop # 60

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