Archives for September 2013

Event for new Scouts and families

Troop 18 is part of the Potawatomi District of the Northeast Illinois Council. The District is hosting a welcoming event for the new Scouts next Saturday morning at Lovelace Park  in Evanston, on Gross Point road between Wilmette Ave. and Central St.

The event runs from 9 am to noon, and includes fishing instruction and a Fishing Derby, with contests for the biggest and the smallest fish. Detailed information and online registration is available on the Council website. While you’re visiting the site, be sure to check out the Council’s calendar for upcoming events and opportunities.

Time to RSVP for Wisconsin River canoe trip

This could be your sandbar! Click for map of our route.

This could be your sandbar! Click for map of our route.

Please remember to RSVP if you’re going on the Wisconsin River canoe camping trip on September 14 and 15 [info]. The RSVP form is here.

Payment and all paperwork are due at our meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the Winnetka Congregational Church:

  • Payment of $35 per Scout; checks should be made out to Troop 18.
  • Scouting permission slip, either from the flyer or downloadable here.
  • Waiver required by the canoe outfitter, downloadable here.
  • Scouting health information form, which is required for any Scout or adult who participates in an outing. This does not require a doctor’s signature or exam, but includes important health and allergy information that the trip organizers should know when planning and conducting the trip. It can be downloaded here.