DISCLAIMER: THE BELOW SCHEDULE IS THE CURRENT PLAN BUT IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  PLEASE REVIEW OFTEN FOR CHANGES.

August 1 -   Everything You Want to Know About Family Scouting

                  “Catch the Adventure” recruitment night scheduled for Sept. 13

                  For Cub Scout & Boy Scout leaders & Parents                    

Sept. 5 -     Volunteer Recruitment and Succession Planning

                  FOS and Charter Packet break-outs instead of Cub & Boy Scouts

                  For Cub Scout & Boy Scout leaders, FOS presenters and whoever does charters

Oct. 3 -      Bobcat Night–Get Your Badges Here!  And also learn how to run a den meeting.

                  For new den leaders, scouts needing the Bobcat badge and any interested parents.  Lions are also welcome.

                  OKPIK – What the heck is that? and Map reading and Orienteering – A paper map?

                  For the Boy Scouts and Leaders

Nov. 7 -       Outdoor Cooking for Cub Scouts

                  For Cub Scout Leaders & Parents

                  Spring Camporee Planning: Themes & Locations

                  All Boy Scouts are invited to participate  

                  Merit Badge Counselor training

                  For any interested Merit Badge Counselors – You really should do this!

Dec. 5 -       Aurora Fire Museum Field Trip – Meeting at the Fire Museum, 53 N. Broadway, 7:00

                  Find out about our own Explorer Post 99 sponsored by the Aurora Fire Department            

                  Get information regarding the Fire Safety Merit Badge

Jan. 9 -      PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE – THIS IS THE 2ND WEDNESDAY

                  It’s Not Too Cold to Think About Camping!

                  Day Camp information for Cub Scouts

                  Boy Scout Camps – Camp Freeland Leslie, NYLT (National Youth Leadership Training),

                  and perhaps other favorite camps.  Bring your favorite to discuss.

                  Spring Camporee Planning: Station planning

                  For Cub Scout & Boy Scout leaders and camp coordinators

Feb. 6 -      Did You Miss the Training Academy Midway?

                  This is our Mini Midway with lots of ideas for scout adventures

                  For Cub Scout & Boy Scout leaders

Mar. 6 -      A Scout is Helpful – Service Project and Eagle Project suggestions

                  We will have organizations here to give you suggestions for LOTS of projects!

                  Spring Camporee Planning: Finalization

                  For Cub Scout & Boy Scout leaders and Boy Scouts needing a project.

April 3 -      Explore Native American Culture – How it fits in with the Scouting program

                  Schingoethe Center of Aurora University

                  Mascoutin Society of Chicagoland promoting Native Cultures andO. A. Ceremonies

May 1 -      Dutch-Oven-Palooza (defined in the Urban dictionary as: an all-out crazy party; partying at one place with a ton of people like there’s no tomorrow)

                  OK, so it might not be THAT crazy, but bring your special Dutch Oven dish or a dish to pass if you haven’t figured out the Dutch Oven thing yet.

                  You will also need a camp chair, mess kit, or plate, cup, and utensils.