The Council Coordinated Committees Meeting will set our course for 2019, Build the Adventure. Members of our Council/District Leadership Teams are encouraged to attend this meeting. Who: All Council and District: Activities, Advancement, Camping, Development, Marketing, Membership, Nominating, Training Committee Chairs, District Committee Members, District Chairs, District Commissioners, Assistant District Commissioners, and Unit Commissioners.
When: Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 8am - Gathering/Registration / 8:30 am - General Session / 10am - Breakouts / 11:30 pm - Adjourn // Where: Community Christian Church, 1635 Emerson Ln. Naperville, IL 60540 /
Welcome to the Thunderbird District! We serve Lisle, Woodridge & Naperville (School District 203), Illinois, and are part of the Boy Scouts of America, Three Fires Council #127.
Chanonee & Thunderbird Klondike Derby 2019 "Fortunes of War" / GUIDE
The annual Klondike Derby will be held again this year at Cantigny Park in Wheaton on Saturday February 2, 2019. 9am to 4pm. Boy Scout Troops will also have the opportunity to camp at Cantigny Friday and/or Saturday nights for no extra charge. This event is open to all Troops, Crews and Webelos Dens.
BIGGER and BETTER! ENHANCED ACTIVITIES! There will be 10 or more stations to visit to test your preparedness and Scout skills, plus FUN events! Enjoy parking close to the events and heated rest rooms! Hot lunch served to everyone. Cost is $10/person. All Scouts are asked to bring a can of soup to this event which can be turned in at registration. Registration is online this year!
Northern Tier will offer a lottery for 2020 summer reservations and 2019-2020 Okpik winter reservations. The registration for the lottery will open Tuesday January 8, 2019 at 9:00 AM and remain open until Tuesday January 15, 2018 at 11:59 PM.
• Entry into the lottery will open at 9:00 am CST on Tuesday January 8 and will close at 5:00 pm CST Tuesday January 15.
• Enter the lottery online at www.ntier.org.
• Crews selected for a Northern Tier Trek will be notified by email by Feb 1, 2019.
• Crews selected in the lottery will need to submit their $800 per crew deposit by Feb 22, 2019.
• Any crews not selected will be notified by Feb 1 and a list of alternate dates will be provided.
• Available trips after lottery will be opened on a first-come, first-served basis on Feb 15, 2019.
• Only one entry per unit will be accepted. If there are duplicate entries for a unit, those entries will be discarded. Please designate only one individual to make a lottery entry.
• Additional details may be found at www.ntier.org/lottery
Boy Scout Crime Prevention - Merit Badge Workshop
Wednesday, February 6 AND Wednesday, February 27, 2019 / 6:30pm-8pm - FLIER WITH INFORMATION
Safety Town - 1320 Aurora Avenue, Naperville, IL
Since informed citizens are our best defense against crime, we would like to offer the Boy Scouts an opportunity to earn their Crime Prevention Merit Badge. This workshop will include a tour of the Naperville Police Department Jail and will be conducted by Mary Browning, Crime Prevention/Community Education Specialist. Registration is required. To register click on the following link:
For questions, call Mary Browning at 630-420-6731. You do not need a blue card, as one will be provided for you. Please wear your Class A uniform.
*Participants must attend both sessions in order to earn the badge* All requirements for the badge will be completed on those two dates, except for the following requirements that will be given as homework on February 6th to be completed and then returned on February 27th. We will be discussing how to do the following during the 1st session, so please do not complete the below requirements before then.
Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 - 6:30-8:00 p.m. / Safety Town - 1320 Aurora Avenue, Naperville, IL - Flier with INFORMATION
The Naperville Police Department would like to offer the Boy Scouts an opportunity to earn their Fingerprinting Merit Badge. This workshop will be conducted by Mary Browning, Crime Prevention/Community Education Specialist. Registration is required. Please register. If you have questions call Mary at 630-420-6731.
All requirements for the badge will be completed on January 30th. There are no pre-requisites. Space is limited so please reserve a spot early. Blue cards will be provided. Please attend in your Class A Uniform.
What is Wood Badge?
Wood Badge is the premier adult training program of the Boy Scouts of America. It teaches contemporary leadership and team development skills in an outdoor setting. Its purpose is to aid Scouters in providing a quality program that will enable Scouts to grow to their greatest potential. The course encompasses key concepts of management skills, from leaders in the management field; therefore, this course can be helpful not only in your Scouting job, but also in your career, personal and religious life.