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FOX VALLEY DISTRICT 

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Serving: Baldmound, Batavia, Campton Hills, Geneva, LaFox, Lily Lake, Mooseheart, St. Charles,

South Elgin, Valley View, Wayne, and Wasco

Zip Codes - 60134, 60147, 60151, 60170, 60174, 60175, 60183, 60184, 60510, 60539

Up to Date News and Current Events:

 

Fox Valley District Dinner (updated 2017-01-11)

Flier: Fox Valley District Adult Leader Recognition Dinner

Registration: Fox Valley District Dinner  <Register by February 24th!

Who: All Fox Valley District Scouters and Guests

What:  You are invited to a night of fun and Fellowship.  This is our "Court of Honor" for the adult volunteers in the Fox Valley District.  We will be recapping some of the great events held in the past year.  We will also be passing out some awards for some special volunteers that have helped out.  Most important is that we will be having fun enjoying the company of our fellow volunteers.  Casual Dress - No BSA Uniforms!

When: Sunday March 5, 2017 - Social Hour starts: 4:30 PM.  Opening Ceremony and Dinner at 5:30 PM

Where: Riverview Banquets - 1117 N. Washington Ave. - Batavia (On Rte 25 South of Fabyan Pkwy)

Contact: Suzy Sitarski -    630-761-3577

Unit Leaders: Please nominate up to 3 persons from your unit for the Acorn Award using this Link:  2017 Acorn Award  Review the guidelines at the link provided.  At least one representative of your unit must attend the Fox Valley District Dinner in order for your unit to receive these awards.

Important:  Please Consider nominating a special scouter for the District Award of Merit.  This is an award given to registered Scout Leaders who have given outstanding service at the District level.  The nominee must also have given exemplary service to youth within and / or outside of Scouting.  Please download and fill out the District Award of Merit Nomination Form.  Completed forms may be forwarded to Jeff Mengler - or Ray Hunt - .  This is a confidential nomination, please don't notify the person being nominated.   Deadline for this years nominations is February 22, 2017.

 

Fox Valley Roundtable   (updated 2017-02-13)

Announcements:  

Who:  All Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Venturing, and District Leaders

What:  Leader meeting to get up to date info on District activities, news, programs, ideas, etc & networking

When:  Thu Mar 2 - 6:45pm Networking,  7:00pm-8:30 Meeting,  

                           Co-Located Meetings:  7:00pm - OA Chapter Meeting      9:00pm - FV Activities Meeting

Where:  Fox Valley Presbyterian Church - 227 East Side Drive, Geneva, Illinois

Cub Scout - Aqua Cubs / Cubcast / Obedient

Boy Scout - Introduction to Venturing / What's Available in FVD / Can Venturing & Boy Scouts Co-Exist?

Venturing - Introduction to Venturing / What's Available in FVD / Can Venturing & Boy Scouts Co-Exist?

 

District Pinewood Derby 2017 (updated 2017-02-19)

  •         2017 FV District PWD Rules - Word

    •         2017 FV District PWD Registration Template - PDF

    •         2017 FV District PWD Coordinator Registration Instructions - Word

      Who: Top 5 Fox Valley Pack race finishers per Rank and top 5 design winners per Rank

      What: District level Pinewood Derby competition for Cub Scouts 

      When:  March 11, 2017

      Where: Location Bethany Lutheran Church - Batavia

      There will be Races and Design Judging for the following Ranks

           Lion / Tiger

           Wolf

           Bear

           Webelos (including Arrow of Light)

      Grand Final Race of 1st place Cars in each of above races

      Contact: Brian Benson,    

 

2017 Webelos Overnighter  (updated 2017-02-13)

Flier:  2017 Webelos Overnighter "If You Build It, Webelos Will Come!"

Who:  All current Bear scouts and 1st year Webelos scouts

What:  Webelos Campout and Adventure.  Register those that want a challenge, an adventure, and the opportunity to earn (5) Webelos Adventure Loops

When:  Sat May 20 - 7:30am - Sun morning

Where:  LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve - 37W700 Dean St, St. Charles, Illinois

Contact:  Dave Williams,  

 

TFC 2016 Training Policy  (updated 2016-10-06)

Link:  2016 TFC Training Policy

 

**Fox Valley Upcoming Events**   (updated 2016-10-24)

  

See the FV Upcoming Events webpage for Fox Valley District for the upcoming year or more.

Packs, Troops, Crews and families ... please use this schedule to coordinate these District events with your calendars.  More detailed information is always being added to this list.

 

Astronomy Merit Badge Workshop   (updated 2016-07-29)

Flier:  Astronomy MB 2016-2017 Flier  

Who: Boy Scouts

What:  Astronomy Merit Badge Workshop

When:  Sat Nov 12 & Sat Feb 11 - 8:00am-12:30pm

Where:  312 Watch St. Elgin, Illinois

 

Fox Valley Troop Invitations 2016

Link:  Troop Invitations Webpage

Who:  Webelos Scouts or others interested in joining a Troop

Contact:  To post your Troop Flier, email Dave Williams   

 

 AVENUES of SERVICE:


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Every division of Scouting, Service is a measure of success on the Journey to Excellence measurement and recognition program.  More than that - Service is a principle that has endured as one of the primary tenents of Scouting for over 100 years!  

Remember to Log ALL Service Hours on the JTE web-page so your Unit gets credit for a Job Well Done!

 

 

 

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If you have a Scout related event that you would like to publicize,
send an email to: Howard Hansen 

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