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Boy Scout Troop 1063 Recruitment Event

Princeton Boy Scout Troop 1063 will be holding a recruitment event on Saturday, October 26th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM for any boy in 5th grade and at least 10 years of age, but not yet 18 years old.  The event will be held near the horseshoe pit of Bureau County Fairgrounds in Princeton.


Various scouting activities will be showcased during this event and include rope making, Dutch oven cooking, para-cord making and camp fire building.  Each boy attending will be able to take home the rope and para-cord that they made and try out the food made in the Dutch oven. There will also be a first aid demonstration and an archery stations.  An event that has something for everyone!


Troop 1063 meets troop meets year-round on Monday nights at 7:00 PM at the Hampshire Colony Church in Princeton.  Anyone interested in learning about Boy Scouts or this event may contact our Scoutmaster, Jeremy Whitfield at 815-866-7966.