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Merit Badge Academy (PTA Council 2015)

Posted by on January 29, 2015 at 3:41 pm

The former Des Plaines Valley Council, part of the newly merged Pathway to Adventure Council, is hosting a Merit Badge Academy on March 14th, 2015 from 8:00AM to 4:00PM. It will be held at Elmwood Park High School, about an hour’s drive from most Fox River District units. They have a LOT of offerings, and […]

2014 District Award Winners

Posted by on January 27, 2015 at 10:38 am

Please join me and the rest of our district in congratulating the 2014 district award winners listed below. Their awards will presented at the district dinner, Thursday February 5th at 7 pm, at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 216 East Chandler Blvd, Burlington. Lean On Me Award: Diane Neihaus from Pack 335 and Troop […]

Boy Scout Troop 380 collects for Twin Lakes Area Food Pantry

Posted by on January 27, 2015 at 7:42 am

Boy Scout Troop 380 collected food for the Twin Lakes Area Food Pantry on Nov. 22 at Richters Marketplace in Twin Lakes. The donation total equaled 1,384 pounds of food — 74 turkeys, 8 hams — and $300 cash to help families in Western Kenosha County. Remember that our next Scouting for Food Drive will […]

Mentoring for Venturing Crews

Posted by on January 15, 2015 at 11:52 am

You’re probably aware by now that the BSA is revamping all of its programs. Changes to the Boy Scout program are on the horizon for next year, many Cub Scout changes start taking place this year, and changes to Venturing have already taken place. For those of us already invested in Scouting, it can be […]

Posted by on December 31, 2014 at 7:33 pm

From all of us here on the Fox River District Committee, we hope you had a great year of Scouting in 2014 and are looking forward to even more fun in 2015. Happy New Year!