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At Troop 150, we feel advancement is an important aspect of participation in the scouting program.  The troop committee and the adult leaders are committed to creating a positive, supportive environment where the boys can advance through the lower ranks, and gain the skills and self-sufficiency required to advance themselves through the higher ranks of scouting.


Boys can advance through activities at troop meetings, on campouts, working with merit badge counselors, and during summer camp (especially summer camp!)

There is a lot of information on the web about scout advancement.  You can learn about merit badge advancement here and here.


T150 Court of Honor

A court of honor is held three times every year.  The court is boy-led, but all parents and family are invited to participate!  These are held in October, March and June.  We have a pot-luck dessert afterwards.

Boards of Review

T150 Boards are typically held 2 weeks prior to each court of honor.  A board may be assembled if a scout requires it for aspects of their advancement that do not fit this schedule.

Sign up in advance using the form in the Troop Room.

Eagle Scout Projects Underway

No eagle scout projects are currently in process.  Check this space soon!

Recently Completed Projects

Del - Restoring Exertrail at Maplewood Park - Complete!
Rory - Native prarie plant seed collection - Complete!
Josh - Tree planting and cold frame construction - Complete!
Tony - Restoration of Luther House in Deerfield - Complete!
Clayton - Trail Construction at Foley's Pond - Complete!
Chris F - Bird and Duck Houses, Worm Bed - Complete!
Jordan G - Halfway House Reading Room - Complete!
Tim A - Trail construction in LCFP - Complete!
Brett K - Gymnasium repainting - Complete!
Gregg S - Trail Restoration in Deerfield Park District - Complete!
Chris R. - Self guided tour, fence building, carriage house repair at Deerfield Historic village - Complete!
Drew R. - Art Deco Railroad Station Luggage Cart rehab at Deerfield Historic Village - Complete!
Steven W. - Grading and patio reconstruction at Little House of Glenco - Complete
Tom F. - Shelter restoration - Complete!
Scott G. - Benches at Orphans of the Storm - Complete!

Jeff H. - Reenovate VFW Meeting and Kitchen Areas - Complete!


Eagle Scout Board of Review

Aptakisic District Eagle Scout Boards of Review must be scheduled in advance.    Please visit the NEIC website for more information.

If you need additional assistance, please contact Dr. Berg or Mr. Wilson for questions and information.  One of them is available at most troop meetings and can be consulted on next steps for individual rank advancement, find resources for needed merit badges, or assist in scheduling a troop Board of Review.

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