Apparently I missed this one the first time around – but I picked it up on the Gateway District Yahoo Groups. For those who live toward the southern end of our district, you might be interested in a fun activity this weekend with NEIC!

Date:         Saturday September 25, 2010

Time:        9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location:    Van Patten Woods

Rte 173 one mile east of the I-94 tollway and 1/4 mile east of Rte 41 near Wadsworth, IL

Notes:         Scouting games, Pinewood Derby, Raingutter Regatta, Rocket Races, First Aid, Wilderness Skills, Rope Bridge, Nature Scavenger Hunt, Cooking Demonstrations, and more! For all ages, youth to adults.

Cost is $6.00 per person

Register online: or 847-433-1813