Welcome to Troop 889!
Naperville, Illinois (USA)

Meetings: Wheatland Salem United Methodist Church
Day: Monday
Time: 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Address: 1852 95th St (95th & Book Rd.)

For further information, please contact:

Scoutmaster: Dan Vitous

Committee Chair: John Ehlert

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Upcoming Events

Mon Sep 01 @06:30PM - 07:30PM
Labor Day - NO Troop Meeting
Sat Sep 06 @05:00PM - 08:00AM
Mother-Son campout
Sun Sep 07 @05:00PM - 08:00AM
Mother-Son campout
Mon Sep 08 @07:30PM - 08:30PM
Troop Meeting
Fri Sep 12 @04:30PM - 09:00AM
OA Fall Fellowship
Sat Sep 13 @04:30PM - 09:00AM
OA Fall Fellowship
Sun Sep 14 @04:30PM - 09:00AM
OA Fall Fellowship
Mon Sep 15 @07:00PM - 09:00PM
Mon Sep 22 @07:30PM - 08:30PM
Troop Meeting
Fri Sep 26 @04:00PM - 08:00AM
Lazy T Bike Camp IL
We are planning a 5 mile hike before the picnic on 8/23 at Whalon Lake.

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:

Second Class:

1a - Demonstrate how a compass works and how to orient a map.  Explain map symbols
1b - Using compass/map together - take a 5 mile hike...
2 - Discuss Leave No Trace
6 - Identify or show evidence of 10 kinds of wild animals/birds/fish
7b - Prepare a personal first aid kit to take with you on a hike
First Class:
6 - Identify 10 kinds of native plants in your community

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)
- Snack
- 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.



img 1941Nicholas 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. 

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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.img 1936

Last Updated (Monday, 31 March 2014 14:19)


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   Senior Patrol Leader: Joseph Massey

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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)

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