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Eric A. Eagle Project

When: Sunday May 13th at 9am until finished. Approximate times: 9am-12pm at Legion. 12pm- until finished at Kuechmann Park.

What: We will be building and installing an announcement board for Kuechmann Park.

  • We will be working with power tools!

Where: American Legion and Kuechmann Park, 626 N Old Rand Rd, Lake Zurich, IL (just east of Bobbers)

  • We will start in the Legion parking lot to cut wood and partially assemble some items. We will then transport the materials to Kuechmann Park and install the board. Any adults with a pickup truck would be very helpful!
  • Younger scouts are recommended to come to the installation of the board at the park, not the Legion. We will be at the park around noon.

What to bring: Work gloves and eye protection. Battery operated power tools such as drills and saws. An impact driver would be helpful.

  • Food and drinks will be provided!

Please RSVP and contact Eric Antonoff at:

Spring Camporee – April 27-29th

The weekend of April 27-29th we will be going on to Camp Lakota for the Spring Camporee. We will be tent camping.  Register by Friday, April 13th at 6:00pm to get a $10 discount ($27 total).  After Friday, the fee will be $37.


Backpacking – May 5th

Scouts must be at least 2nd Class or above.

On Saturday, May 5th we will be going to Kettle Moraine State Forest – Northern Unit to hike the Ice Age Trail.  We backpack in to a campsite and stay Saturday night.  REGISTER NOW!

Whirlyball Troop Meeting!

February 5th Troop Meeting

We will meet at the American Legion at 6:00pm.
We will be departing the American Legion at 6:10pm and return at 8:30pm.

Webelos Welcome!

WhirlyBall Vernon Hills
285 Center Dr
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

6:00pm  Meet at the Legion
6:10pm depart the American Legion for Whirlyball in Vernon Hills
7:00pm to 8:00pm Whirlyball
8:00pm depart for the Legion
8:30pm arrive back at the Legion
The Whirlyball event is free.

Action items:

Step 1 – Register with the troop.

Step 2 – Complete the online Whirlyball waiver.
The booking number that needs to be entered on the form is 046261

Boards of Review

Our next court of honor is on June 6, so with it being so soon it is time for you to schedule your board of review! If you are close to your next rank and have had your scout master conference then you are eligible for a board of review. If you are going for the rank of Star or Life please plan your board of review as soon as possible.

Memorial Day Weekend Events

Saturday, May 28th, we will be having Flags on Graves. We will be placing flags on Veterans’ graves at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Arlington Heights and Lake Zurich Cemetery.

On Sunday, May 29th, we will have our flag raising ceremony at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Arlington Heights. If you were selected to participate please meet at the Legion at 9:45.

Monday, May 30th is the Memorial Day Parade. Please meet at the Legion.

Steven’s Eagle Project

This May, I will be doing my Eagle Project and would like you to save the date and help out.

steveneagleprojectFor my project, I will be fixing up Union Cemetery in Palatine that is managed by my church, Immanuel Lutheran, and St. Paul United Church of Christ, both in Palatine. Specifically, the project involves raising and realigning small gravestones. Attached is a flyer that provides more details about my project.

The project dates are:

1.) Saturday May 21st – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

2.) Sunday May 22nd – 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Since Robert’s Eagle Ceremony is at 4:00 PM on Saturday, I am hoping many of you will be able to come out at the start and stay until early afternoon if possible. On Sunday the 22nd, I hope to see you all as well. Thanks in advance for volunteering!  More Info

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