New this year- Announcements will be 15 minutes TOPS!!!  Unless it’s a District or Council wide event, everything else can be on a handout for everyone to take back to the packs or troops.

Note:  All dates are the first Wednesday of the month unless they fall on a major holiday when they’ll be held the following Wednesday.

August 3rd   KICK OFF!    Topic: Why Do We Even Do Round Table?   Also: Info on new Lion Cubs Program!!  See what’s new, get dates for important events, and catch up on training dates!

September 7  CS: How to do an efficient AND effective popcorn fundraiser and we have an expert coming to explain how!   BS: Commissioner Ed will conduct a mock meeting and PLC.  Informative and interesting, bring your questions!

October 5  October is still great camping weather!  CS: Approved Camp Out/Camping Resources plus info on Big Events  BS: Cold weather camping – be prepared before its cold!

November 2   Let’s talk about Training Academy!!  Plus CS: Rain gutterRegata and Pinewood Derby

BS: Order of the Arrow, a panel of experts will tell you and your troop what you need to know.

 

December 7  Christmas Fellowship!  Bring some cookies and/or treats and let’s have a White Elephant Exchange, too!!  It doesn’t have to be Scout related or brand new but still useful and it must be gift wrapped, OR ELSE!!!

 

January 4  Brrrr   CS: Indoor games for bored Cub Scouts plus Commissioner Ed will provide info on a game called Box Hockey.  BS:  Everything you need to know about the Electronic Policy plus hazing and bullying.  A general discussion, question and answer breakout about these important subjects.  Plan to participate, ask questions, and share your thoughts!

 

February 1  Happy Birthday Cub Scouting!!  Printed information will be available for great Blue & Gold ideas!  Take some, bring some, and share some!  CS: Rank Advancement for Cub Scouts plus Webelos pins, what are segments and what do you do with a “brag vest?”  BS: Troop positions -  what are they, who does them and how to use them in your troop for the best results.

 

March 1  If March comes in like a Lion, we’ll be prepared!!  CS:  Day Camp, Summer Camp!  Think warm thoughts of summer and get the lowdown on all things related to Day Camp!!  BS: Spring Camporee plus Webelos Leaders-how to select a great camp site! 

 

April Get outside and enjoy some Spring!  CS and BS:  Hiking, biking and exploring our local areas.  We’ll have some representatives from Kane/Kendall counties with information plus Geocaching!  How fun is that!  Tips, maps, and information will be available.

May 3  Dutch Oven Cookout Extravaganza!  Our troop leaders are multitalented and can’t wait to show us all how well they eat on those campouts!  It’s all about fellowship and an appetite so bring both and be prepared for some yummy food and a chance to see all of us before the summer break.  Bring a chair!!