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Boy Scout Troop 33; DeKalb, Illinois
OUR 1997 CALENDAR

BOY PLANNED
The Troop 33 program is boy planned at our annual weekend Patrol Leaders Retreat.   All Scouts have input into this plan through their patrol leader.

VIGOROUS SCHEDULE
During 1997 Troop 33 offered 87 activities, of these 58 were offered free of charge to Scouts.   We traveled over 10,000 miles in 13 states/district including locations in: District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

VARIED PROGRAM
We try to offer a variety of programs that appeal to a wide range of interests for boys of all ages and all ability levels.  
Our program operates 12 months a year and we enjoy each season.

1997 Activities included:

  - Advancement        - Fundraising             - Parades / Shows
  - Amusement Parks    - Horseback Riding        - Pioneering Campout
  - Beaches            - Ice Skating             - Rafting
  - Bicycle Touring    - Jamboree Visit          - Sailing
  - Camping            - Military Base Visits    - Skiing
  - Canoeing           - Mountain Biking         - Snowmobiling
  - District Events    - Museums & Monuments     - Summer Camp
  - Fishing            - Ocean Surf Swimming     - Winter Camping

OUR 1997 ACTIVITIES

CALENDAR BY MONTH


JANUARY 1997
10-12.......Snowmobile Trip (w/Troop 7, Champaign)..........$ 60.00 
   20.......First Class Express.............................  -----  FREE
25-26.......Sannuak Forest Preserve Cabin Overnight.........$ 10.00


FEBRUARY 1997
    1.......Klondike Derby..................................$  5.00
  1-2.......Vigil Fire Overnight............................$ -----  FREE
    8.......Grand Geneva Ski Trip...........................$ 25.00
    9.......Scout Sunday....................................$ -----  FREE
    9.......Court of Honor & Cake Auction...................$ -----  FREE
   11.......Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper Service Project...$ -----  FREE
   22.......Latino Outreach Dinner..........................$ -----  FREE
   23......."Bikes for Kids" Service Project................$ -----  FREE


MARCH 1997
    1.......First Class Express.............................$ -----  FREE
    2.......Bicyles for Needy Children Service Project......$ -----  FREE
    8.......Zack's Side Pocket Pool Party...................$ -----  FREE
14-15.......Merit Badge Seminar (w/Troop 9 Champaign).......$ 25.00
   19.......Lenten Supper Service Project...................$ -----  FREE
   22.......Scouting for Food Service Project...............$ -----  FREE
   30.......Trailer & Canoe Equipment Project...............$ -----  FREE


APRIL 1997
    6.......Court of Honor & Eagle Presentation.............$ -----  FREE
11-13.......Spring Camporee (cancelled due to inclement weather)
   19.......Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser....................$ -----  FREE
   20.......Kishwaukee River Canoe Trip.....................$ -----  FREE
25-26.......Pioneering Camp & Pearson Farm Service Project..$  5.00
   26.......Concession Stand at Sears Grand Opening.........$ -----  FREE
   27.......40 Mile Shabbona Bicycle Trip...................$ -----  FREE


MAY 1997
    4.......80 Mile Elgin Biycycle Trip.....................$ -----  FREE
   10.......Scout-O-Rama; DuPage County Fairgrounds.........$ -----  FREE
   12.......Youth Protection Training.......................$ -----  FREE
   16.......Leukemia Benefit Service Project................$ -----  FREE
   17.......DuPage River Canoe Trip.........................$ -----  FREE
   18.......Church Picnic Service Project...................$ -----  FREE
   23,24,25.Candy Sale @ Super Wal-Mart.....................$ -----  FREE
   25.......25 Mile Shabbona Bicycle Ride...................$ -----  FREE
   26.......Memorial Day Parade.............................$ -----  FREE
30-31.......Cuboree Overnight & Event Staff.................$ -----  FREE


JUNE 1997
    1.......Bike-A-Thon Fundraiser (20 mile & 100 mile).....$ -----  FREE
    2.......Court of Honor..................................$ -----  FREE
16-20.......Vacation Church School Staff Service Project ...$ -----  FREE
20-22.......Indiana Dunes Weekend...........................$ 30.00
27-29.......Cedar Point Weekend.............................$ 65.00
    

JULY 1997
11-13.......Gebhard Woods Dulcimer Festival Fundraiser......$ -----  FREE
18-19.......Mississippi River Bicycle Trek (Part I).........$ 15.00
20-26.......Camp Lowden Summer Camp.........................$138.00
   23.......Mountain Bike Training..........................$ ------ FREE
27-Aug 4....Washington D.C. Tour & Jamboree visit...........$280.00
   30.......Mountain Bike Training..........................$ ------ FREE


AUGUST 1997
  1-4.......(conclusion -- Washington D.C. Tour)
    9.......Kishwaukee River Clean Up Service Project.......$ -----  FREE
   10.......Wisconsin Dells Weekend.........................$ 40.00
   13.......NIU Library Smart Bar Code Service Project......$ -----  FREE
14-17.......Mississippi River Bike Trip (Part II)...........$ 40.00
   16.......Lake Michigan Sailing Trip......................$ 10.00
   18.......Court of Honor..................................$ -----  FREE
22-24.......DeKalb Cornfest Fundraiser......................$ -----  FREE
   23.......AYSO Concession Fundraiser......................$ -----  FREE


SEPTEMBER 1997
    6.......AYSO Concession Fundraisers.....................$ -----  FREE
  6-7.......Fox River River Canoe Trip......................$  5.00
12-14.......Fall Fellowship--Order of the Arrow.............$ tba
   13.......AYSO Concession Fundraiser......................$ -----  FREE
   13.......Salvation Army Playground Service Project.......$ -----  FREE
   13.......Fermi Lab Open House............................$ -----  FREE
   14.......First Lutheran Library Service Project..........$ -----  FREE
   20.......AYSO Concession Fundraiser......................$ -----  FREE
20-21.......John Muir Trail Mountain Biking Trip............$ 40.00
26-28.......Fall Camporee...................................$ 15.00
   27.......AYSO Concession Fundraiser......................$ -----  FREE


OCTOBER 1997
    4.......AYSO Concession Fundraiser......................$ -----  FREE
  4-5.......I & M Canal Trail Bike Trip Campout.............$ 15.00
   11.......AYSO Concession Fundraiser......................$ -----  FREE
   13.......Laser Tag/Ice Skating...........................$ 15.00
16-20.......Mississipi River Bike Ride (part III)...........$ 60.00
   18.......AYSO Concession Fundraiser......................$ -----  FREE
   25.......Six Flags Great America Fright Fest.............$ 30.00
   25.......AYSO Concession Fundraiser......................$ -----  FREE
   26.......First Class Express.............................$ -----  FREE       
   26.......Eagle Express...................................$ -----  FREE


NOVEMBER 1997
    1.......Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser.....................$ -----  FREE
    2.......White Pines Ranch Horseback Trip................$ 12.00
  8-9.......Patrol Leaders' Retreat.........................$ -----  FREE
14-16.......Russell Forest Preserve Weekend.................$ 15.00
   17.......Court of Honor..................................$ -----  FREE
   22.......Chicago Trip....................................$ 20.00
   23.......Salvation Army Food Baskets Service Project.....$ -----  FREE
   23.......WELCA Banquet Service Project...................$ -----  FREE


DECEMBER 1997
   13.......Snowmobile Safety Certification Course..........$ 15.00
   15.......Annual Holiday Party & Movie Night..............$ -----  FREE
   20-21....MacQueen Forest Preserve Campout................$ 15.00


OUR ACTIVITY LOCATIONS

LISTED BY STATE


DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
  - Arlington National Cemetary
  - Ford's Theater
  - Hard Rock Cafe
  - Korean Veterans' Memorial
  - National Air & Space Museum
  - National Cathedral
  - National Museum of American History
  - National Museum of Natural History
  - Pentagon City Mall
  - Smithsonian "Castle" Building
  - U.S. Archives
  - U.S. Capitol
  - U.S. Holocaust Museum
  - Viet Nam Veterans' Memorial
  - Washington Monument
  - White House

ILLINOIS
 - Algus Corportation; DeKalb, Illinois
 - Bicycling --  16 miles -- I&M Canal (Marseilles-Utica)
 - Bicycling --  20 miles -- Galena-East Dubuque
 - Bicycling --  20 miles -- Sycamore-Lily Lake & Return
 - Bicycling --  25 miles -- Shabbona (long route)
 - Bicycling --  40 miles -- DeKalb-Shabbona & Return
 - Bicycling --  75 miles -- Erie-Galena 
 - Bicycling --  80 miles -- DeKalb-Elgin & Return
 - Bicycling -- 100 miles -- DeKalb-Algonquin & Return
 - Camp Lowden; Oregon, Illinois
 - Canoeing  -- DuPage River
 - Canoeing  -- Fox River
 - Canoeing  -- Kishwaukee River
 - Canoeing  -- Rock River
 - Champaign National Guard Armory; Champaign, Illinois
 - Chicago-Field Museum of Natural History
 - Chicago-John Hancock Building
 - Chicago-Miracle Mile Stores 
 - Chicago-Montrose Harbor -- Lake Michigan Sailing Trip
 - Chicago-Museum of Science & Industry
 - Chicago-Water Tower Place
 - Chief Shabbona Forest Preserve; Shabbona, Illinois
 - DeKalb Market Square - Walmart (Candy Sale); DeKalb, Illinois
 - Discover Zone Laser Tag; Rockford, Illinois
 - Downtown DeKalb (Memorial Day Parade/Cornfest); DeKalb, Illinois
 - DuPage County Fairgrounds; Wheaton, Illinois
 - First Lutheran Church; DeKalb, Illinois
 - Gebhard Woods State Park; Morris, Illinois
 - Glenwood Camping Resort; Marseilles, Illinois
 - Kiwanis Park; DeKalb, Illinois
 - Lions Park; DeKalb, Illinois
 - MacQueen Forest Preserve; Kirkland, Illinois
 - Mississippi Palisades State Park; Savannah, Illinois
 - Nehring Forest Preserve; DeKalb, Illinois
 - Northern Illinois University, Founders Library; DeKalb, Illinois
 - Palace Campground; Galena, Illinois
 - Pearson Farm; Sycamore, Illinois
 - Rockford Ice House (ice skating); Rockford, Illinois
 - Russell Forest Preserve; Genoa, Illinois
 - Salvation Army; DeKalb, Illinois
 - Sannauk Forest Preserve; Sommonauk, Illinois
 - Sears Grand Opening; DeKalb, Illinois
 - Shabbona State Park; Shabbona, Illinois
 - Six Flags Great America; Gurnee, Illinois
 - St Paul's Church; Champaign, Illinois
 - Sycamore Sportsman's Club; Sycamore, Illinois
 - Three Fires Scout Ranch; Chana, Illinois
 - University of Illinois, Art & Design Building; Champaign, Illinois
 - Walcamp; Kingston, Illinois
 - White Pines Ranch; Oregon, Illinois
 - Zack's Side Pocket; DeKalb, Illinois

INDIANA
 - East Race; South Bend, Indiana
 - Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore-NPS Campground; Beverly Shores, Indiana

IOWA
 - Bicycling -- 75 miles -- Dubuque-Marquette, Iowa
 - Pike's Peak State Park, McGregor, Iowa

KENTUCKY
 - Days Inn; Frankfort, Kentucky

MARYLAND
 - Assateague Island National Seashsore; Ocean City, Maryland
 - Ocean City Boardwalk; Ocean City, Maryland

MICHIGAN
 - driving tour only

MINNESOTA
 - Bicycling -- 50 miles -- Red Wing-St Paul
 - Lake Pepid Campground; Lake City, Minnesota 
 - Mall of America; 
 - Paradise View Campground; 
 - Private Property; Lester Prairie, Minnesota

OHIO
 - Cedar Point Amusement Park; Sandusky, Ohio
 - East Harbor State Park; Port Clinton, Ohio
 - U.S. Air Force Museum; Wright Patterson AFB; Dayton, Ohio

PENNSYLVANIA
 - driving tour only

VIRGINIA
 - Fort A.P. Hill; Fredericksburg, Virginia
 - Norfolk Naval Base; Norfolk, Virginia
 - Oceana Naval Air Station; Virginia Beach, Virginia
 - Quantico Marine Corps Base; Quantico, Virginia
 - Virginia Beach Boardwalk; Virginia Beach, Virginia

WEST VIRGINIA
 - Comfort Inn; Beckley, West Virginia
 - Comfort Inn; Wheeling, West Virginia
 - Rafting -- New River Gorge, West Virginia

WISCONSIN
 - Bicycling --  70 miles -- Prairie du Chien-LaCrosse, Wisconsin
 - Bicycling -- 100 miles -- LaCrosse, Wisconsin-Red Wing, Minnesota
 - Four Seasons Motel; Tomohawk, Wisconsin
 - Skiing -- Grand Geneva Ski Resort; Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
 - Kettle Moraine State Forest Campground; Whitewater, Wisconsin
 - Mountain Biking -- Kettle Moraine State Forest; Whitewater, Wisconsin
 - Noah's Ark Water Theme Park; Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
 - Snowmobiling -- Northwoods Passage Trails; Tomohawk/Rhinelander, Wisconsin
 - Super 8 Motel; Sparta, Wisconsin




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