5 Mile Hike
We will meet at/near the pavillion at the lake at 1:00pm prior to the picnic. The picnic starts at 3:00 pm.
This hike is open to ANYONE who wants to attend. If you need the following requirements, you want to do your best to attend! Even if you haven't planned on attending the picnic and can make this hike, please try.
Parents are welcome, but please consider whether this is appropriate for small children.
Rank requirements we will cover will be:
Please remember to bring:
- Water bottle
- Hiking first aid kit (see 2nd Class 7b above)
- Sun screen
- Hiking boots or appropriate shoes for a long hike (the trail is paved)
- Rain Gear - if necessary. Hike will happen rain or shine!
- Scout book for sign-offs
- Small day pack/draw string bag to carry what you need
Please reply to: Kevin Nicolellis if you are planning to attend so we know who to expect.
Nicholas Pistolis- 93rd Eagle Scout
Nicholas Pistolis is one of our newest Eagle Scouts. He held his Eagle Court of Honor on the 9th of March. He passed his Board of Review was held on November 4, 2013.
For his Eagle Scout Project he built a fire ring and benches for 360 Youth Services.
He had an amazing turnout for his Court of Honor. He also had the Keynote Speech presented by Mr. Koberstine. Let's support him as he works towards gaining Palms, achievements a scout can earn after he becomes an Eagle Scout.
Last Updated (Monday, 31 March 2014 14:19)
This list is not final. Many spots are yet to be filled.
Senior Patrol Leader: Joseph Massey
Last Updated (Saturday, 02 August 2014 19:25)
Troop 889 has a history of excellence and service. It was chartered in 1991 with less than 15 scouts. As of December 2013, Troop 889 has had 94 Scouts earn their Eagle Rank. Troop 889 has been a long time recipient of the National Quality Unit Award.
At present, we maintain a roster of 130 boys. The current Scoutmaster is Vince Massey. Dan Draz is the appointed Committee Chair. Other adult leaders are listed in the Troop Roster.
Troop 889 meets from 7:30 - 8:30 pm on Monday evenings in the Gymnasium at Wheatland Salem United Methodist Church (WSUMC). Wheatland Salem United Methodist Church is our Chartering Organization and is located on the southeast corner of the intersection of Book Rd. and 95th St. in Naperville, IL. Troop meetings are held on most Mondays. Mondays when there are no regularly scheduled Troop meetings, are reserved for the Patrol Leaders Conferences (PLCs).
Last Updated (Saturday, 08 March 2014 21:58)