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1/25 Pinewood Derby Weigh In Night -
1/27 Pinewood Derby -
2/1 Pack Meeting and Friends of Scouting -
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2/7 Pack 179 Committee Meeting -
2/8 Den Meeting -
2/9 Eagle Cave
2/10 Council Training Day - Parents Welcome -
2/15 Pack Meeting -
2/22 Den Meeting -
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We have a bin that we make available from time to time.  It contains used uniforms.  These items are all for sale for $1 a piece.  We ask that if you have used uniforms that have been outgrown or maybe you found them at a garage sale or rummage sale.  If you can't use them, please consider donating them to the "Closet".
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Pinewood Derby Weigh In Night - Bring your finished car(s) to be weighed in and checked in for the big race on Saturday. Once your car is weighed in you will not be able to see it again until the race, so please make sure all adjustments are made before the weigh in. Thur 01/25 7pm Trinity ChurchActivity
Pinewood Derby - Get ready to race!!! Pizza and drinks will be available for $1 each. Sat 01/27 2pm Trinity ChurchActivity
Pack Meeting and Friends of Scouting - Boys will receive advancements for the work they have done during the past month. No Den Meetings FOS (Friends of Scouting) is held once a year during the January Pack Meeting. The pack asks for a donation to go towards the Counsel/Pack. This donation helps fund all the excellent programs and activities you see listed on this calendar as well as other activities and programs. Any donation, small or large, will be greatly appreciated. Thur 02/01 7pm Trinity ChurchPack Meeting
Scout Sunday - Have your scout attend a church of your choice in uniform and receive special recognition for it. Please let your Pack/Den leader know if your boy was able to attend service. Sun 02/04  Activity
Pack 179 Committee Meeting - Discuss upcoming events, items needed, etc concerning the Pack. All are welcome to attend. If your looking to get more involved in Scouts join us. Meetings are the 1st Wed of every month. Wed 02/07 7pm Dino's Den, 88 E Grand Ave, Fox Lake ILCommittee Meeting
Den Meeting - During Den Meetings the boys will go off into their individual Dens (i.e. Tigers, Wolves, Bears, Weblos 1 & Weblos 2) and work on advancements. Thur 02/08 7pm Trinity ChurchDen Meeting
Eagle Cave - Sleep in a cave that is 55' year round. Explore the tunnels and caverns. Fun for the whole family. $68/person - Scout account can be used to pay for this event. 2/9/2018 - 2/11/2018 16320 Cavern Ln, Blue River, WI 53518Camp Out
Council Training Day - Parents Welcome - Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 7:45am to 4:00pm This page works best from Firefox. Leadership Development for all leaders, Den Chief, Youth Leaders, Cubmasters, Den Leaders, Scoutmasters, Assistants, Venturing Advisors, Committee Members... parents welcome! We welcome walk-ins even if past the registration deadline! See you there! Sat 02/10 7:45am to 4pm Grainger Corporate Headquarters, 100 Grainer Pkwy, Lake Forest ILTraining
Pack Meeting - Boys will receive advancements for the work they have done during the past month. No Den Meetings Thur 02/15 7pm Trinity ChurchPack Meeting
Den Meeting - During Den Meetings the boys will go off into their individual Dens (i.e. Tigers, Wolves, Bears, Weblos 1 & Weblos 2) and work on advancements. Thur 02/22 7pm Trinity ChurchDen Meeting
Blue and Gold Ceremony - The boys from our Weblos 2 Den will graduate out of Cub Scouts and receive their Arrow of Light. This is a great honor for the boys who have worked so hard to achieve it. These boys will also be accepted into the Boy Scout Troop of their choosing. Boys are encouraged to enter the Father(or male figure) / Son Cake Bake contest. Moms are not allowed to help make this cake in any way shape for form. A silent auction will be held at this event. Money collected from the sales will go directly back to Pack 179. Please consider donating for the auction if you can. More details to follow. Sat 02/24 TBDActivity
Den Meeting - Scouting For Food - During Den Meetings the boys will go off into their individual Dens (i.e. Tigers, Wolves, Bears, Weblos 1 & Weblos 2) and work on advancements. The boys will receive flyers and bags to pass out to their friends and neighbors asking them to fill the bag with non-perishable food items. Please have your boy(s) go around Sat Mar 3rd to pass out the flyers and collect food Sat Mar 10th. Bring all collections to our March Pack meeting Mar 15th and we will weigh in the food to see how much we collected for the C.O.O.L Food Pantry which is run out of Trinity Church. Thur 03/01 7pm Trinity ChurchDen Meeting
Food For Scouting - Pass Out Flyers and Bags - The boys will receive flyers and bags to pass out to their friends and neighbors asking them to fill the bag with non-perishable food items. Please have your boy(s) go around Sat Mar 3rd to pass out the flyers and collect food Sat Mar 10th. Bring all collections to our March Pack meeting Mar 15th and we will weigh in the food to see how much we collected for the C.O.O.L Food Pantry which is run out of Trinity Church. Sat 03/03 Your Neighborhoods, Friends and FamilyActivity
Church Breakfast - The first Sunday of each month Trinity Lutheran hosts a church breakfast. We ask that a few boys from the Den go to each breakfast and assist. Sign up sheets will be out at every weeks meetings for these. The boys who assist will receive an advancement for helping at the next Pack meeting. Sun 03/04 9am Trinity ChurchActivity
Pack 179 Committee Meeting - Discuss upcoming events, items needed, etc concerning the Pack. All are welcome to attend. If your looking to get more involved in Scouts join us. Meetings are the 1st Wed of every month. Wed 03/07 7pm Dino's Den, 88 E Grand Ave, Fox Lake ILCommittee Meeting
Den Meeting - During Den Meetings the boys will go off into their individual Dens (i.e. Tigers, Wolves, Bears, Weblos 1 & Weblos 2) and work on advancements. Thur 03/08 7pm Trinity ChurchDen Meeting
Food For Scouting - Collection Day - The boys will receive flyers and bags to pass out to their friends and neighbors asking them to fill the bag with non-perishable food items. Please have your boy(s) go around Sat Mar 3rd to pass out the flyers and collect food Sat Mar 10th. Bring all collections to our March Pack meeting Mar 15th and we will weigh in the food to see how much we collected for the C.O.O.L Food Pantry which is run out of Trinity Church. Sat 03/10 Your Neighborhoods, Friends and FamilyActivity
Pack Meeting and Food For Scouting Turn In Date - Boys will receive advancements for the work they have done during the past month. No Den Meetings The boys will receive flyers and bags to pass out to their friends and neighbors asking them to fill the bag with non-perishable food items. Please have your boy(s) go around Sat Mar 3rd to pass out the flyers and collect food Sat Mar 10th. Bring all collections to our March Pack meeting Mar 15th and we will weigh in the food to see how much we collected for the C.O.O.L Food Pantry which is run out of Trinity Church. Thur 03/15 7pm Trinity ChurchPack Meeting
Den Meeting - During Den Meetings the boys will go off into their individual Dens (i.e. Tigers, Wolves, Bears, Weblos 1 & Weblos 2) and work on advancements. Thur 03/22 7pm Trinity ChurchDen Meeting
IL State Beach Park Clean Up - Camp Out and Clean Up - This is a counsel sponsored event. Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts come together at the IL State Beach Park Camp Sites. Campout is from Friday to Sunday. Saturday is spent raking, removing sticks and debris, and general clean up for all the camp sites. Recommended to bring a tarp, gloves, rakes, and water bottles. If you are not able to camp out for the weekend but still want to help with clean up on Saturday you are welcome to just come for the day. Boys who attend will receive recognition at the following Pack meeting. More details about this event will be coming. 3/23/2018 - 3/25/2018 IL State Beach ParkActivity
NO Den Meeting - Spring Break 3/29/2018  Den Meeting
Pack 179 Committee Meeting - Discuss upcoming events, items needed, etc concerning the Pack. All are welcome to attend. If your looking to get more involved in Scouts join us. Meetings are the 1st Wed of every month. Wed 04/04 7pm Dino's Den, 88 E Grand Ave, Fox Lake ILCommittee Meeting
Den Meeting - During Den Meetings the boys will go off into their individual Dens (i.e. Tigers, Wolves, Bears, Weblos 1 & Weblos 2) and work on advancements. Thur 04/05 7pm Trinity ChurchDen Meeting
Den Meeting - During Den Meetings the boys will go off into their individual Dens (i.e. Tigers, Wolves, Bears, Weblos 1 & Weblos 2) and work on advancements. Thur 04/12 7pm Trinity ChurchDen Meeting
Pack Meeting - Boys will receive advancements for the work they have done during the past month. No Den Meetings Thur 04/19 7pm Trinity ChurchPack Meeting
Tentative Spring Campout - More details to come. Dates subject to change. 4/20/2018 - 4/22/2018 TBDActivity
Pioneer Kit Training - This training qualifies you to use the Pioneering Kit with your troop or crew while camping at Camp Crown. Please bring your own lunch. Sat 04/21 10am to 4pm Camp Crown, 11651 304th Ave, Trevor, WI 53179, USATraining
Outdoor Ethics / Leave No Trace Training - Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 8:30am to Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 3:00pm Master course for Outdoor Ethics / Leave No Trace Training. Note: We must have 5 participants to hold this course. Fees will be refunded if we must cancel. Fee $60 4/21/2018 - 4/22/2018 Camp Sol R. Crown, 11651 304th Ave, Trevor, WI 53179, USATraining
Den Meeting - During Den Meetings the boys will go off into their individual Dens (i.e. Tigers, Wolves, Bears, Weblos 1 & Weblos 2) and work on advancements. Thur 04/26 7pm Trinity ChurchDen Meeting
Pack 179 Committee Meeting - Discuss upcoming events, items needed, etc concerning the Pack. All are welcome to attend. If your looking to get more involved in Scouts join us. Meetings are the 1st Wed of every month. Wed 05/02 7pm Dino's Den, 88 E Grand Ave, Fox Lake ILCommittee Meeting
Den Meeting and New Scout Rally - During Den Meetings the boys will go off into their individual Dens (i.e. Tigers, Wolves, Bears, Weblos 1 & Weblos 2) and work on advancements. Welcome incoming boys to our Pack. Bring friends that are interested in joining Scouts. Thur 05/03 7pm Trinity ChurchDen Meeting
Church Breakfast - The first Sunday of each month Trinity Lutheran hosts a church breakfast. We ask that a few boys from the Den go to each breakfast and assist. Sign up sheets will be out at every weeks meetings for these. The boys who assist will receive an advancement for helping at the next Pack meeting. Sun 05/06 9am Trinity ChurchActivity
Den Meeting - During Den Meetings the boys will go off into their individual Dens (i.e. Tigers, Wolves, Bears, Weblos 1 & Weblos 2) and work on advancements. Thur 05/10 7pm Trinity ChurchDen Meeting
Tentative Fiesta Dinner - More details to come. Dates subject to change. This is a great fundraiser event for the Pack. Invite your friends and relatives to have dinner with us. We also ask that each family brings an item(s) for the bake sale. Have them individually wrapped, priced, and ready for sale. Thanks Fri 05/11 5pm to 8pm TBDActivity
BALOO Training - Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 9:00am to 4:00pm 9:00 am to 4:00 p.m. Come prepared for the outdoors – rain or shine! Bring water bottle, sun screen, lawn chair, notebook and pen – Webelos Leaders should also bring a Webelos Scout or Leader Book. Sat 05/12 9am to 4pm Camp Oakarro, 40635 N Mill Creek Rd, Wadsworth, IL 60083, USATraining
NS Cubmobile - Boys will get the opportunity to race down the hill sitting inside the CubMobiles. More details for this event to come. 5/12/2018 Caboose Park, Lake Villa ILActivity
Pack Meeting and Graduation - Boys will receive advancements for the work they have done during the past month. No Den Meetings The boys have worked all year towards their rank advancement. This is a very special event for all. Celebration afterwards. Bring a dish to pass. Thur 05/17 7pm Trinity ChurchPack Meeting
Pack 179 Committee Meeting - Discuss upcoming events, items needed, etc concerning the Pack. All are welcome to attend. If your looking to get more involved in Scouts join us. Meetings are the 1st Wed of every month. Wed 06/06 7pm Dino's Den, 88 E Grand Ave, Fox Lake ILCommittee Meeting