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Who We Are:

This year Troop 60 is celebrating it's 65th year.  We have  approximately 55 Scouts from throughout the area.  It is a boy led troop, weekly meetings and monthly camp out activities are planned and led by the scouts.  The adult leaders are there as guard rails.  Consistent with the values of scouting, we believe this allows the boys to grow into stronger leaders during these important years in their lives.

Camping:

1 camping trip each month  (September - May).  Each provides unique experiences:

  • Canoeing
  • Cave Exploring
  • Horseback Riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Wall Climbing (in a silo)
  • Skiing
  • Themed Cabins (Castle, Fort, Space Station)
  • White Water Rafting
  • Merit Badges
  • Rank Advancements
  • Home / Restaurant quality Camp food

Service:

Service is an important component of scouting.  Troop 60 provides many service opportunities including:

  • Adopt-a-Highway (Bike Path)
  • Park Cleanup
  • Parade Assistance
  • Food Bank Collection and Stocking
  • Eagle Projects

 

In the Summer ...

Scouting Continues

  • Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan
    • Extended Camping
    • Merit Badge Opportunities
  • Philmont Scout Ranch
    • High Adventure Hiking
    • In 2015 two Troop 60 sent to treks

 

Troop 60 is chartered by St. Joseph Catholic Church in Libertyville, IL and is part of the Aptakisic District of the Northeast Illinois Council.

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