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Merit Badge Sessions: Emergency Preparedness & Personal Fitness

posted Jul 30, 2021, 7:35 PM by Cindy Loo   [ updated Jul 31, 2021, 1:45 PM by Scouts BSA Troop41sg ]





Scouts don’t want to miss the opportunity to work on the Emergency Preparedness and Personal Fitness Merit Badges!

These are Eagle Scout required badges and something every scout should have. Sessions will be conveniently held during our regular Troop 41 meetings.  


Sign up at the links below!


Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge 

8/3/2021


https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/4090d48acae2da6fe3-emergency



Personal Fitness Merit Badge

8/10/2021

 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090d48acae2da6fe3-personal



 

7-30-2021 Baseball Game Day: Kane County Cougars

posted Jul 5, 2021, 5:44 PM by Cindy Loo



It's time for Baseball! 

Troop 41 has organized a family outing for a Kane County Cougars baseball game, including post-game fireworks, on July 30th at 6:30pm. Our discounted "seats and eats" package will provide each person with one reserved seat plus $10 in Ozzie bucks for $17. The Ozzie bucks may be used to purchase anything at the stadium including hot dogs, drinks and other snacks.

Troop 41 will be picking up the cost for the scouts and leaders.  All parents and siblings are welcome and encouraged to attend at the $17 discounted ticket (reserved seat plus $10 Ozzie bucks) cost.

Leaders are available to take Scouts who are attending with the Troop.  

RSVP 7-13-2021
See Signup Genius or Dawn Eby.


7-13-2021 Air Classics Museum

posted Jun 15, 2021, 11:48 AM by Scouts BSA Troop41sg   [ updated Jun 24, 2021, 11:14 AM ]



Please join us for our Summer Destination Meetings!

7-13-2021, 7:00-9:00PM 

AIR CLASSICS MUSUEM

RSVP by 7/5/2021.

Families are welcome as part of the Troop 41 Tour Group!

Tour Chicagoland’s largest Aviation Museum!  See aircraft, vehicles, uniforms and other aviation memorabilia from the 1930s to the present. Veterans host the tours and encourage visitors to sit in an A-7flown in the Gulf War, as well as climb into the pilot's seat of an UH-1 Huey helicopter.

http://airclassicsmuseum.org/visitors/  
44W546 US-30, Sugar Grove, IL

"God & Life" Religious Emblem

posted Mar 31, 2021, 3:23 PM by Scouts BSA Troop41sg



Looking for God in all the right places!

 

Troop 41 Chaplain Dave Seraphin will be leading the God & Life Religious Emblem Program for the Protestant Faith.  We’ll be learning about God, relating the Bible to our life today, and hearing Mr. Seraphin’s awesome stories.  Earning the Religious Emblem Medallion is an honor that is bestowed upon Scouts by the church.

 

Scouts will meet in our Troop 41 Zoom Room weekly in April and May.  A special presentation to bestow medallions will follow on a Sunday in June at the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church. 

4-27-2021 Court of Honor

posted Mar 21, 2021, 4:05 PM by Scouts BSA Troop41sg



It’s time for our Spring Court of Honor.  Scouts have earned many merit badges and rank advancement.  For scouts advancing in rank, moms receive a pin, too.

 

Depending on weather, the COH will be held either indoors or outdoors at the Crossroads Christian Youth Center.

 

Outdoors: 
All Patrols and families 7:00 – 8:30 PM

Indoors: 
7:00 – 7:30 PM Ant Patrol

7:30 – 8:00 PM Crafters Patrol

8:00 – 8:30 PM Knights of the Burnt Table Patrol

4-24-2021 Earth Day Conservation Workday

posted Mar 21, 2021, 4:00 PM by Scouts BSA Troop41sg



Saturday April 24, 2021

Session 1:  1:00 – 2:30PM

Session 2:  2:30PM – 4:00PM

 

Scouts have been invited to participate in a special Conservation Work Day at Bliss Woods organized for the Troop.  Conservation Steward Mary O. would like Scouts to do some planting.  We will be planting native shrubs in the area where Scouts cleared the invasive species earlier this winter. 

 

Scouts can work on:
*  Credit for Conservation Service Hours,
*  Camping Merit Badge Requirement 9(c): Do a Conservation Project, -or-
*  Soil and Water Conservation Merit Badge Requirement 8.c or 8.f. 

 

Park by the old Camp KaDeKa, which is now Templo Belen: 42W635 Kedeka Road, Sugar Grove, IL 60554

 

Bring your own shovel, garden gloves, and a gallon of water to water the new plants.

 

Sign up for one or both sessions on Signup Genius.  There is no limit to the number of people.  Masks and socially distancing are required.  

4-20-2021 RC-Car Recycled Race Track

posted Mar 21, 2021, 3:59 PM by Scouts BSA Troop41sg



Let’s race!  Bring your RC Car, a couple cardboard boxes, and masking tape. 

 

Scouts will be building a racetrack obstacle course for their RC cars to race in the gym at the Crossroads Christian Youth Center.  In honor of Earth Day, we’ll be using recycled materials.

 

What can you build with your cardboard box?  How about a tunnel, culvert, ramp, bridge?

3-7-2021 Knot Tying & Lashing Workshop

posted Feb 27, 2021, 2:01 PM by Scouts BSA Troop41sg   [ updated Feb 28, 2021, 5:03 AM ]



Sunday March 7, 2021, 

1:30 – 3:30 PM, 

Bus Barn at Sugar Grove Community Building.  

Do you know how to tie your shoes?  Easy one. 

How about a Double Fisherman’s knot?  A little harder.  

How about a Tripod Lashing?  Hmm.  

 

Scouts of all ranks can benefit from learning and teaching knots and lashings.

Scouts at the workshop will work on Rank Requirements listed below.

 

·       Register on Signup Genius by 3-5-2021. 

·       Fill out the COVID Checkup Form before you arrive.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdr2S5MO8y3BL9dUdkfSLfq9iwZNXJBSQDtD-vqdPZR9rbNVQ/viewform

·       Dress for the weather.  We may be inside or outside as the social distancing requirements will allow.

·       Bring your Knot Tying Kit from your Scout Bag.


SCOUT

4a.       Show how to tie a square knot, two half-hitches, and a taut-line hitch. Explain how each knot is used.

4b.       Show the proper care of a rope by learning how to whip and fuse the ends of different kinds of rope.

 

 

TENDERFOOT

3a.       Demonstrate a practical use of the square knot.

3b.       Demonstrate a practical use of two half-hitches.

3c.       Demonstrate a practical use of the taut-line hitch.

 

 

SECOND CLASS

2f.        Demonstrate tying the sheet bend knot. Describe a situation in which you would use this knot.

2g.       Demonstrate tying the bowline knot. Describe a situation in which you would use this knot.

 

 

FIRST CLASS

3a.       Discuss when you should and should not use lashings.

3b.       Demonstrate tying the timber hitch and clove hitch.

3c.       Demonstrate tying the square, shear, and diagonal lashings by joining two or more poles or staves together.

3d.       Use lashings to make a useful camp gadget or structure.

 

 

LIFE

6.         While a Star Scout, use the Teaching EDGE method to teach another Scout (preferably younger than you) the skills from ONE of the following choices, so that the Scout is prepared to pass those requirements to their Scoutmaster’s satisfaction.

d.         First Class 3a, 3b, 3c, and 3d (tools)

 

Webelos Welcome! Tubing & Sledding at Johnson's Mound

posted Jan 29, 2021, 9:55 AM by Scouts BSA Troop41sg   [ updated Jan 31, 2021, 2:20 PM ]



Tubing/Sledding Event:  Webelos Welcome!

 

Saturday, February 6, 2021, 1:00-4:00PM

 

Johnson's Mound Forest Preserve  

41W600 Hughes Rd, Elburn, IL 60119, USA

 

Please bring your own sled or tube.


Please also bring a signed Activity Consent Form:
https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/19-673.pdf


We will follow social distancing and masks guidelines for this activity.


Contact the Webmaster to signup!

Scout Sunday

posted Jan 29, 2021, 9:53 AM by Scouts BSA Troop41sg



Troop 41 has a tradition of helping out during Worship Services on Scout Sunday at the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church.  This year Troop 41 will be participating virtually via Zoom and Facebook Live.  We will be presenting a slideshow of highlights of the past year to thank our Charter Organization for helping to make it possible.

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