All Roundtable meetings start at 7:00 p.m. at New England Congregational Church

EXCEPT AUGUST 2ND KICK OFF WHICH WILL START AT 7:30 p.m.

August 2               The Director of Health Promotion from the Kane County Health Department, Theresa Heaton, will be attending our roundtable and will bring information about radon and the Boy Scout Radon Badge Program from the American Lung Association. We will also provide information about Cathoree.  Details will be available for Blast Off  To Scouting, a hugely popular program!  We’ll be giving all packs and troops their packets of information and Roundtable schedules as we always have at the Kick-Off Roundtable.  NEW THIS YEAR:  Incentive mystery boxes for both the Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts.  Whichever side has the greatest percentage of participants from August to April could win the FABULOUS Box-o-surprises! Cubbies could get crafts kits, craft parts, much needed Powwow book, and other cool stuff!  Boy scouts could win cook kit, raincoats, firestarters, and other cool stuff! See you there and we can’t wait for you to see our program this year!

September 6          Our special joint presentation will be presented by Russell VonShelby on Palm Awards, what are they, how can our Scouts achieve them, what can families do to assist.  Youth Protection training will be available at this Roundtable and we’ll have information about Training Academy! Because the “True Roundtable Open Discussion” was so popular last year the 2nd half of our meeting will be the sharing of knowledge and ideas.

October 4                 Presentation by Lifetime Climbing, Batavia  

Boy Scouts      OKPIK and Rocktown Adventures

Cub Scouts      Bobcat Badge

November 1            Native American theme, information about OA Powwows available for all Scouts!  Special joint session - TRAINING ACADEMY!!

ALL: Fun flag relay game, we need 3 American flags of the same size.

Cub Scouts: If youth come with parents, we will have a craft available for them, led by Boy Scouts.

December 6           Scouts, FUN, and Fellowship!!

Did someone say FUN?  You bet plus let’s all bring a sweet treat, play some silly games, and enjoy talking to our fellow Scouters!  Do we want to do the White Elephant again this year with more participants? 

January 3              It’s cold and crummy outside and we’re bored, hey I know, let’s have a personalized tour of our wonderful new Santori library plus we’ll have a library scavenger hunt!  Haven’t seen it yet or are you a bibliophile, makes no difference, join us for this interesting tour!

Address of library: 101 S. River         Time: 7:00 p.m.

February 7            ACTIVITY NITE/ FAIR       Families Welcome!

We’ll have representatives available from area museums, Scout camps, STEM activities, Raingutter Regatta and Pinewood Derby information, SciTech, Special Needs Scouting, and a plethora of great information in one place!  Games like box hockey will be available if Cub or Boy Scout youth attend.  Could be some door prizes available if we can talk to amenable local businesses.

March 7                

Joint session: Day of Service, Earth Day is April 22!  Let’s all give something back to our planet and community.

Boy Scouts:  Ed will present timely information about NYLT

Cub Scouts: How to plan a service project

April 4                  TBD

May 2                   CAST IRON COOKING FOOD EXTRAVAGANZA! 

Bring your lawn chair and an appetite because our experienced Scout staff will be serving up a yummy meal for everyone!  We’re asking for a $5.00 donation per person to the Tom O’Malley campership fund again and let’s try to beat last year’s total of almost $100.00!!