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Troop meetings are held every Monday from 7:00 to 8:15 pm during the school year, except during winter holidays. Over the summer, the troop meetings are held at local parks or activity centers so that scouts can enjoy a group activity or sport event, except during August. Unless otherwise announced, Troop meetings are held in the basement of Northminster Presbyterian Church, at Central Park and Harrison Street. Meetings start promptly at 7:00 p.m. During the summer the Troop usually meets at Bent Park (Cowper and Central in Evanston).

Scouts should arrive at 6:45 pm to prepare themselves for the meeting (preparation of the meeting room, opening the Troop Storage Room, return of supplies to the Quartermaster, set up for the flag ceremony, or having a quick planning or review meeting) Scouts should enter through the side door of the Church. Scouts are not allowed in any other part of the Church without adult permission or supervision.

Patrol meetings are held in conjunction with Troop meetings. The purpose of the meetings include preparing for the patrol’s part in Troop meetings, planning menus and activities for camp outs, and working on advancement. Each patrol may schedule additional meetings or campouts as needed.

Patrol Leaders Council (PLC) meetings are usually held each month. PLC meetings are included on the Troop Calendar and all Scouts holding positions of responsibility in the Troop are expected to attend.

Merit Badge sessions are arranged by the Counselor. On occasion, a merit badge class may be held immediately prior to/or after the Troop Meeting.

A Court of Honor is held on three occasions during the year to recognize the Scout's achievements and recognize the adult leader's contributions and training. These are held in lieu of the usual Monday night Troop Meeting, and are held in Logan Hall or the Guild Room of Northminster Presbyterian Church. Friends and family are strongly encouraged to attend the celebration!