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Change In Monday 5/3 Meeting Location

Posted on May 3 2021 - 4:30pm
Tonight's meeting (Monday 5/3) is still a GO but, with a location change.
We are now going to be carrying out the same service project but, at Gray Willows Farm.
Reason: If rain should hit earlier on us, we can retreat to the barn and be under cover.
Be prepared for the weather but, please come on out and we will get done what time and weather allows us to get done.
See you at Gray Willows at 6:00 tonight.

Recycle Your Old Shoes

Posted on May 3 2021 - 7:53am

Got used shoes you need to get rid of? Save them from ending up in a landfill and donate them! Through the Adopt-A-Park partnership at Gray Willows Farm, Ferson Creek Elementary School is collecting used sneakers in celebration of Earth Day. Shoes can be dropped off at Gray Willows Farm (Dropbox by the kiosk) or brought to the Monday and Wednesday meetings at Harley Woods. The deadline for donation is May 7th. Any questions please contact Mr. Nelson Jr. at and feel free to share with your friends/family!

Andrew L's - Eagle Scout Court of Honor

Posted on May 1 2021 - 7:52pm

Don't miss this special event - Andrew L's: Eagle Scout Court of Honor!!! 

All Scouts, Leaders & Parents are invited & strongly encouraged to attend this special event for Troop 13 & the family of Andrew L.

The Court of Honor will be held at the Gray Willows Barn located at 5N949 Corron Rd., in Campton Hills  on Saturday, 5/8/2021 at 4:00 pm. 

Please wear your Class "A" Uniforms & plan to join Andrew's Family & Troop 13 afterwards for a celebration / social hour and refreshments.

Please use Troop 13's Website Electronic Registration to sign up, as this count is needed for planning purposes... 

See Attached Flyer for Complete Details...

Troop 13 May Campout: Fun, Fellowship, Advancement and OA Callout

Posted on May 1 2021 - 7:52pm

Come join your fellow Scouts camping on May 14-16 at Hampshire Forest Preserve.

A full weekend of Fun, Fellowship, Advancement and an OA Callout.

See attached flier for more details.

Electronic Registration Now Open!

Patrol Court of Honors - NOW SCHEDULED!

Posted on May 1 2021 - 7:51pm

Don't miss your evening of honor for all of our Scouts and their Achievements!  See Calendar for your Patrol's assigned date.

Come on down to Gray Willows Farm (Scout Barn) and join us for our Spring Court of Honor.  All Scouts / Leaders / Parents are strongly encouraged to attend.

Remember Scouts: This night is for you!!! 
We will be presenting all of your awards, Merit Badges, Rank Advancements, etc., that you have earned over the past many months. 
More details coming soon!! Please wear your masks and your complete Class "A" Uniforms.
Electronic Registration Now Open!!!  Space is Limited - Don't Delay!

4 or 12 Mile Mallard Lake Hike

Posted on May 1 2021 - 7:11pm

4 or 12 Mile Loop Hike in Hanover Park on Saturday 5/22/21.

The 4 mile hike is for all Scouts and families with a medium (2.0-2.5 mph) pace.

Meet at Greenbrook Elementary no later than 9:10 a.m. (pickup at 11:00 a.m.).  The 12 mile version has an extra 4 miles on the front and back ends with fast (2.5-3.0 mph) pace. 12 mile hikers will meet at Bartlett H.S. at 7:45 a.m., hike thru Hawk Hollow to Greenbrook Elementary School. They will join those choosing the 4 mile loop hike thru Mallard Lake. The 12 mile hikers will then hike back to Bartlett H.S. by 12:30 p.m.

Eat breakfast before the hike and bring a snack (NO lunch).

Sign up by 5/21/21. No cost. See flier for details. Be prepared. Hike On!

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