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Troop 368 News - February 4, 2018

posted Jan 24, 2018, 7:34 PM by Troop 368 Scribe   [ updated Feb 11, 2018, 6:36 AM by James Wenzel ]

Important Dates

  • Monday, 2/5/18 - Troop Meeting 7pm - Light of Christ Church Annex
  • Sunday, 2/11/18 Snow Tubing
  • Saturday, 2/17/18 White Eagle Merit Badge Day
  • Sunday, 2/25/18, 3/4/18 & 3/11/18 - First Aid Merit Badge
  • Tuesday, 2/27/18 OA White Elephant @ Mega Trampoline Crystal Lake from 6:45 - 8:00, Bring unwrapped gift, must sign waiver if you want to jump
  • Saturday, 3/3/18 Rockford Ice Hogs Hockey Game, Troop has 22 tickets left! hot dog and drinks included! First come first served
  • Friday, 4/27/18 Grants Pilgrimage


General Announcements

  • If you want to take up a green bar position for the next term, contact Senior Patrol Leader

Camp outs / Activities

  • Snow Tubing - February 11
  • White Eagle - February 17
  • OA White Elephant - February 27
  • Rockford Ice Hogs Hockey Game - March 3rd
  • Grants Pilgrimage - April 27th

Court of Honor

Please make sure you come dressed in your full Class A Uniform


  • The next quarterly troop court of honor is Monday, March 5 @ Light of Christ - 7:00 pm.

PLC Meeting

  • Next scheduled PLC meeting is Sunday, February 18th @ 3 pm.  All patrol leaders should plan to attend.

Medical Forms

Updated Annual Medical Forms are needed for any scouts (and adults) that did not attend summer camp and want to go on an upcoming camp-out. Medical form Part A & B need to be filled out and signed by a parent/guardian for any Boy Scout activity. If you have been in the troop for more than a year and not submitted a new form recently, they have changed and you need to fill out the new form. 


Cyber ChipScouts will be able to get the Cyber Chip requirement signed off by Mr. Moore by completing the requirements for your given grade level. The Cyber Chip is a requirement for several Merit Badges, and without a sign-off, the Merit Badge is still a partial.

First Aid

Class is full.  For the 6 scouts signed up, be sure to fill out the First Aid merit badge workbook and gather items for the first aid kits.  We will see you on Sunday, Feb 25 @ 10 am.

MBC-Merit Badge Counselors

  • Merit badge counselors are needed. Please contact an adult leader for more information

Website, Facebook & Email

New Troop Internet Calendar

The troop is in the process of implementing some new software to manage the troop.  Troopmaster Web 2.0 is being set up.  The first item being rolled out is the internet calendar.  The website has been updated to use the new Troopmaster internet calendar.  

For any scouts or parents that would like to include it on the Google calendar or smartphones, use the URL:

If you would like to start receiving Emails from the troop, send a message to and you will be added to the distribution list. Also, check out the troop Facebook page and website for more information on Troop 368 and upcoming activities.