Troop News

New Lenox NOW Interview

posted Dec 10, 2017, 7:25 PM by Troop Forty-Nine   [ updated Dec 10, 2017, 7:31 PM ]

Troop 49 Scoutmaster Mr. Konopko interview on scouting on New Lenox NOW

Recent Eagle Scouts

posted Apr 13, 2015, 10:29 AM by Bob Willson   [ updated May 17, 2018, 7:43 AM by Troop Forty-Nine ]

Congratulations to our recent Eagle Scouts STEPHEN WHITE, BRENDAN HAWKINS, JACOB JANNSEN, and BRETT HYINK.   Visit the Eagle Scouts page to see the full listing of Troop 49 Eagle Scouts.  Well done gentlemen!

Camp Skills Relay

posted Aug 28, 2013, 12:52 PM by Bob Willson

Check out Troop 49 Scouts in action in the camp skills relay broadcast on New Lenox local cable channel 6.  Click the following link for the video:

posted Aug 28, 2013, 12:34 PM by Troop Forty-Nine   [ updated Aug 28, 2013, 12:43 PM ]

Welcome New Scouts!

posted Feb 26, 2012, 11:00 AM by Troop Forty-Nine   [ updated Mar 25, 2013, 7:21 AM by Bob Willson ]

Welcome to all our new scout families, whether you are crossing over from Cub Scouts or transferring over from another troop.  We hope you find your experience rewarding and look forward to your participation.

ACT/SAT Prep Software FREE

posted Oct 27, 2011, 6:18 PM by Troop Forty-Nine   [ updated Sep 19, 2017, 4:30 PM ]

Families interested in obtaining the FREE $200 v6x SAT/ACT PowerPrep™ Programs may order online at or by calling 951-256-4076              951-256-4076      .

There is a fee of $17.55-19.99 (per standard program) which enables eKnowledge to provide technical and customer support, registration, licensure, processing, handling, and worldwide shipping. This nominal fee allows the sponsorship alliance to continue helping thousands of students each year.

Winter Camping Tips

posted Jan 10, 2011, 12:04 PM by Troop Forty-Nine

Check out the winter camping tips provided in the attached documents.  This is required reading for those attending the Klondike Derby!!

Attention Life Scouts!

posted Nov 12, 2010, 11:33 AM by Bob Willson   [ updated Sep 19, 2017, 4:34 PM by Troop Forty-Nine ]

Do you know what you can be doing RIGHT NOW to prepare yourself for Eagle? Check out the Life to Eagle Guide prepared by one of council's veteran scouters.  Parents should read this too.

Did you know?

posted Sep 23, 2010, 5:36 PM by Troop Forty-Nine

That you can click the Links tab to the left and discover a wealth of information about scouting?  Included are links to our own Rainbow council and the all important cyberscouter newsletter where you can read about upcoming council and district activities.

Mike Rowe's Mom re Scouting

posted Aug 25, 2010, 1:50 PM by Troop Forty-Nine

Here is an interesting read for parents and those who might be interested in scouting:

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