Meeting – Collins Elementary School gym 7pm to 8pm. Please remember to bring your Scout books and wear your Class A shirts to all meetings.

Starved Rock winter camping – Leave Collins Friday February 22 6:00pm-February 24 Pack your cold weather gear (sleeping bags, coats, boots, hats and gloves) this is a tent camping all outdoors trip. Activities include: Two nights of tent camping and Winter Wilderness Survival taught by REI instructor and former Scoutmaster on Saturday http://troop493.nwsc.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Starved-Rock-2019.docx

Feed My Starving Children – Wednesday February 27, 2019 6:00pm-7:30pm (Please arrive 15 minutes early)Please join Blackwell School & Scout Troop 493 When: Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Where: 740 Wiley Farm Ct. (new address effective 2/25/2019), Schaumburg Join Code: 198442 – or- Volunteer Group: Blackwell FMSC 2019

http://troop493.nwsc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/FMSC-2019.docx

Phil’s Friends Volunteering, March 13, 2019 6:30pm-8pmThis replaces our meeting at Collins.  This a family event.

All volunteers will need to fill out a Volunteer form for adults or student. See link below – Print out form, fill it out and bring it with. Phil’s Friends is looking for donations, please check the attached list of items link below.

*Our Hope Center is located in Roselle on Lake Street.  We are located on the side of the Roselle Bank Building (in the strip mall) next to Thornton’s gas station. The cross street is Bryn Mawr. Look for our Phil’s Friends sign!

Phil’s Friends 1350 Lake Street, Suite I Roselle, IL 60172

There is a minimum of 15 people and a maximum of 45. We do request a $25.00 donation (PAID) to help cover the cost of opening our doors.  In addition, we ask for a $5.00 donation per person in the form of cash or in-kind donations (the things that go in our care packages). See forms below:

http://troop493.nwsc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Student-Volunteer-Form-NEW.pdf

http://troop493.nwsc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/List-of-Items-Needed-for-Care-Packages.docx

http://troop493.nwsc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Phils-adult-volunteer-form.pdf

New Scout Camp out – Saturday March 16 8:00am-Sunday March 17 12:30pmSt Peter Lutheran Church 202 E. Schaumburg Rd, IL 60194 – more details to come

Court of Honor – Wednesday March 20, 2019 7pm-8pmLocation TBD – more details to come…

If you have an announcement or updates for Troop Tidbits, please send it before 5pm on Sundays to Cody Porter – cwp2k2@gmail.com and Dave Porter – dwporter55@gmail.com