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Camp Freeland Leslie

The Troop has voted and this year’s summer camp destination is Camp Freeland Leslie in Oxford Wisconsin.

We would like to get the early bird discount which means that you need to make your $50 deposit to the Troop by February 23rd in order to secure your spot. The current cost of summer camp is $270 plus transportation. The transportation cost will be determined closer to the camp when we have number of scouts and adults attending.

Merit badge selection goes live on March 1st. At the Troop meeting on Feb 16th, please see Mrs. Pierson for a list of available merit badges. You can also visit the website www.freelandleslie.com for the program guide.

February Camp

This month’s camping trip will be cold weather camping “so be prepared”!! We will be camping in tents at Camp Illini State park. We will be leaving on February 19th and returning on February 21st. Reserve your spot now by emailing Beth Pierson at beth.pierson@comcast.com. The cost for this campout is $25 per scout. Please pay at the next Troop meeting or via Paypal under the “About Troop 83″ link on the Troop’s website.

Red & Green Banquet

SAVE THE DATE!!

Red & Green Banquet will be April 3rd at Giovan’s Restaurant in Crest Hill @ 1pm.

If you are that close to making the next rank, get it completed by end of March to guarantee it’s completed for Red & Green.

All attendees $10 per person. Will need to RSVP and pay by March 22nd.

Link will be available on website to pay through Paypal.

Electronics Campout – Jan 29-31

Registration for the January campout has been officially opened. It will be held at Hoover Forest preserve and is the electronics campout. The date is Jan 29-31 and the cost will be 25.00.

Due to high demand and limited space this campout is first come first serve and the scout must be current in all dues through December.

Please email me to RSVP or with any questions.

Beth Pierson @ beth.pierson@comcast.net

December Cabin Camp – Camp Betz

The campout for December will be a cabin campout, the dates will be December 11-13. Space is limited so please sign up right away if you are interested. We will be traveling to Camp Betz in Berrian Springs, MI. The cost for this campout will be 30.00. Please pay at the next Troop meeting or via Paypal under the “About Troop 83″ link on the website.

Please email beth.pierson@comcast.net if you have any questions.

Thanksgiving Camp

Reserve your spot now!! Thanksgiving Camping weekend will be November 20-22 at Rainbow Scout Reservation. If you haven’t already experienced a Thanksgiving feast outside while camping, now is the time.

Do you know of a Webelos scout that will be crossing over soon? Invite them along to see what it’s like to be in Boy Scouts at our biggest camping experience all year.

To reserve your spot, please email Beth Pierson @ beth.pierson@comcast.net.

To camp the entire weekend, the cost is $25 per person. If you just want to enjoy the feast on Saturday afternoon the cost is $10.

Inter-Troop Competition

The May campout will be May 1st – 3rd at Van Horne Woods for Intertroop.

Intertroop is a friendly competition between other Plainfield troops on skills the boys have learned. A great time is had by all. Everyone is welcome to attend this weekend including new scouts. The cost for this campout will be $20.00.

Questions please contact Beth Pierson @ beth.pierson@comcast.net

Lincoln Pilgrimage

The next campout will be the weekend of April 24-26.

We will be traveling to Sprinfield, Il for Lincoln’s Pilgrimage. The cost of this campout will be $50.00 due to numerous activities planned. Extra money may be required for an additional activity and food. There is also an option to preorder a t-shirt for $12.00 please see me for that information.

We will not arrive home until 4-5pm on Sunday so please plan accordingly. The online paypal button is now up on the site for the registration fee only. Feel free to use that as an option to pay. Space is limited so please sign up early.

Any questions please email me @ beth.pierson@comcast.net

2nd Summer Camp Option

There is an option to attend a 2nd summer camp this year. The option is July 5th – July 11th at Canyon Camp near Rockford, IL. The final cost for camp will be determined based on number of scouts attending and the transportation needs to be provided.

Schedule of payments are listed below:
$50 by March 24th
$50 by April 14th
$100 by May 12th
Remainder of the balance due before leaving for camp – date to be deteremined.

Mr Dybas is getting a group of boys together that are interested in attending. If you are interested in attending please contact Mr Dybas at dybas.michael@gmail.com

Summer Camp 2015

Registration is now open for summer camp.

We are traveling to camp Tommahawk in Birchwood, WI June 20th-27th. In order to reserve your spot, a $50 deposit is required. The final cost for camp will be determined based on number of scouts attending and the transportation needs to be provided.

Schedule of payments are listed below:
$50 by March 17th
$50 by April 14th
$100 by May 12th
Remainder of the balance due before leaving for camp – date to be deteremined.

Please let me know if you have any questions.
Beth Pierson
beth.pierson@comcast.net