Crew 242 is looking for young adults age 14-20 who have an interest in outdoor activities such as backpacking, camping, hiking, climbing, horseback riding, canoeing, biking and kayaking. We are based in Oswego, IL.

Welcome to your ticket to outdoor adventure

— John Parker
    Outdoor Enthusiest

Crew 242 is looking for young adults age 14-20 who have an interest in outdoor activities such as backpacking, camping, hiking, climbing, horseback riding, canoeing, biking and kayaking. We are based in Oswego, IL.

Welcome to your ticket to outdoor adventure

— John Parker
    Outdoor Enthusiest

Crew Events in Planning



2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017

January


Jan 6

6:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Officers Meeting

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Monthly Meeting

We are making Larping Weapons - Oswego YMCA - 160 E. Washington St., Oswego, IL 60543


February


Feb 1-3

5 p.m. Friday - 12:00 p.m. Sunday

Ski Trip

Location: Nordic Mountain / Napawan Scout Ranch

PERMISSION SLIP - Download

SKI SCHOOL WAIVER - Download

This was the only waiver we could find, if under 18 please have your parent sign this before we leave on friday or you won't ski. - DOWNLOAD

YEC: Crispy Critter - AEC: Buddy


Feb 10

12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Officers Meeting

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Monthly Meeting


Feb 16

3:00 pm

Making T-Shirts

Bring some music and an Iron for ironing the shirts. If you want a Crew t-shirt made, please bring a couple with you. We can do them at the same time. We do make Sweatshirts and other clothing items with the Crew logo. At Vavrinek's House.


Feb 17

6:30 pm

Movie Night

This is a Mandatory Venture Crew meeting. We will be watching the youth Protection Video's. Bring Popcorn/Snacks and drink. AT Schroeder's House.


March


March 3

Time 10:15 am setup, 11 am races start

District Pinewood Derby

YEC: null - AEC: Buddy

This is a fundraiser opportunity. Please help out.


March 10

12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Officers Meeting

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Monthly Meeting

Whirleyball? - Derby Wrap up - YEC: null - AEC: Buddy


April


April 7

12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Officers Meeting

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Monthly Meeting

TBA


April ??

Horseback Riding

YEC: Katie, Bethany - AEC: Perfesser


May


May 5

12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Officers Meeting

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Monthly Meeting

Funway - Batavia - YEC: Katie - AEC: Chicken Lady


May 11

The Color Run

YEC: null - AEC: Buddy - Riverside Park, Ypsilanti, Michigan

More information


June


June 2

9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Monthly Meeting - Backpack Training - Canoe Restoration

YEC: Sticky - AEC: Perfesser - Grandpa Vavrinek, 2343 Douglas Rd, Oswego, IL 60543

Scooter is checking on repair supplies for canoe's - This is a required meeting for all youth who are going backpacking for the first time with our Crew.

All Crew members that are not participating in the Backpack Training will be working on Canoe Restoration starting at 1 pm this day.


June 9

Cub Mobile

YEC: null - AEC: Buddy

This is a fundraiser opportunity. Please help out.


June 23

1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Canoe Restoration, part 2 - Super Activity Meeting

YEC: Sticky - AEC: Perfesser - Grandpa Vavrinek, 2343 Douglas Rd, Oswego, IL 60543

Scooter is checking on repair supplies for canoe's - Someone needs to check on Paint for Canoe's. This is also a meeting for all youth who are going on the super activity. We will discuss last minute details.


July


July 7

NO MEETING - ON SUPER ACTIVITY


July 6 - 12

SUPER ACTIVITY

YEC: Sticky, Scooter - AEC: Buddy

More information


August


Aug 11

6:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Officers Meeting

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Monthly Meeting

227 Ashley Court, Oswego, IL 60543


Aug 17

Bike Trip - PREP RIDE 10 Miles

Time: 7 pm

On this Saturday we will be meeting at the bike trail and ride 10 miles. It is recommended that anyone going on the final trip attend the prep trips. We will leave from the Park Downtown Oswego on the river at the Rt 34 bridge. (Hudson Crossing Park & Bridge)

DETAILS


Aug 26

Bike Trip - FINAL SIGN UP DATE FOR BIKE TRIP

You must notify Buddy before 10 pm on this day that you want to go on the Bike Trip.


Aug 31

Time: 9 am

Bike Trip - PREP RIDE - 15 miles

On this Saturday we will be meeting at the Oswego Presbyterian Church and riding 15 miles. It is recommended that scouts going on the final trip attend the prep trips.

DETAILS


September


Sept 8

3:30 p.m.

Bike Trip - PREP RIDE - 25 miles

On this Sunday we will be meeting at the bike trail and ride 25 miles. It is recommended that anyone going on the final trip attend the prep trips. We will leave from the Park Downtown Oswego on the river at the Rt 34 bridge. (Hudson Crossing Park & Bridge)


Sept 8

6:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Officers Meeting

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Monthly Meeting

Location: Bernie Schoeder's House


Sept 20-22

Bike Trip - Troop 31

Buddy, is running a bike trip for Troop 31 and has invited the venture crew to come with.


Sept 27-29

Fall Fun Rally - Caving

YEC: Creeper - AEC: Buddy

Fall Fun Rally home page


October


Oct 6

6:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Officers Meeting

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Monthly Meeting

Location: Vavrinek House


Oct ??

Area 7 Extravaganza

YEC: Scooter - AEC: Perfesser


Oct ??

Camp MacLean

YEC: null - AEC: Chicken Lady


November


Nov 3

6:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Officers Meeting

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Monthly Meeting

Location: Bernie Schoeder's House


Nov ??

Polar Camp Out

YEC: Bethany - AEC: Chicken Lady


December


Dec 1

6:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Officers Meeting

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Monthly Meeting

Location: Bernie Schoeder's House


Dec 17

Christmas Party

YEC: Scooter - AEC: Perfesser

More info




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