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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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Citizenship in the World Merit Badge

Posted on Feb 16 2017 - 5:51pm

Susie Kolterman will begin teaching and working through the Citizenship in the World merit badge starting 3/6/17. This badge will not be offered again for another 3 years, so all scouts are encouraged to sign up!!

Please buy the book (or get from our troop library and print the worksheets from the following website:

https://meritbadge.org/wiki/images/0/09/Citizenship_in_the_World.pdf

Please contact Susie with questions or to sign up: susie.kolterman@gmail.com

NEIC Winter Event

Posted on Jan 22 2017 - 2:33pm

The event open to all Venturer's, Sea Scouts, Boy Scouts who are 14 and over plus all adult volunteers.

The Winter Powder Horn is designed for experienced youth and Venturing Leadership to provide the resource knowledge to run and lead the experience for the ultimate in Winter High Adventure.

For 2017, Powder Horn is the Winter High Adventure experience being hosted by NEIC. to register and to learn more follow the link and your Venturing Staff to www.neic.org/powderhorn17.

New BSA Rank Requirements starting in 2017

Posted on Jan 19 2017 - 1:18pm

BSA announced new requirements that are mandatory starting January 1, 2017, regardless of rank. Please review the new requirements at the link below to familiarize yourself with the new requirements. There is a printable insert that you can use with your current Scout Handbook.

http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2017/01/03/new-boy-scout-requirements-n...

Want to Work on Some Merit Badges?

Posted on Dec 29 2016 - 12:18pm

Scout Families:

We hope this email finds you staying warm. As you may be aware, Potawatomi Merit Badge Day will take place on Saturday, February 25th at the LDS Stake Center in Wilmette (2727 Lake Ave). If you have not signed up yet, please take this opportunity to do so —below are the offerings so far for this year:
-Art
-Coin Collecting
-Crime Prevention/Fingerprinting
-Disabilities Awareness
-Genealogy
-Leatherwork
-Music
-Reading

Happy Holidays!

Feed My Starving Children Food Packing Troop Event

Posted on Dec 5 2016 - 6:01pm

Our troop will be joining other local troops (Troops 71 and 194) at the Libertyville Feed My Starving Children food packing event.

Our shift if from 8-9:30pm.

Please sign up using this link: http://volunteer.fmsc.org/Register/Group/JoinGroup.aspx?gid=910231

Please wear your full scout uniform.

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.

BSA Troop # 60

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