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Welcome to the Website of Boy Scout Troop 626!

We are the Chicago Area Council's newest Boy Scout Troop with over seventy Boy Scouts. We are a chartered organization of Queen of All Saints Basilica.

We are a troop run by boys for boys. Our troop operates using the traditional 'patrol method'. The Boy Scouts are one of the few organizations for youth where the adults are not 'in charge'. The boys manage most aspects of our troop operations under the guidance of our adult leaders.

We represent Scouts from the communities of Sauganash, Edgebrook, Wildwood, Forest Glen, Albany Park, Jefferson Park, Irving Park, Avondale, Portage Park, and Rogers Park/West Ridge. All boys between 11 and 18 years of age are welcome to join our troop.

Our troop meets weekly on Monday evenings from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM in the Queen of All Saints School cafeteria, located at 6230 N. Lemont Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60646

For more information, please use the "Contact Us" link in the menu to the left. Thank you for visiting our website.

2016 High Adventure Camp - Blue Ridge Scout Reservation

Posted by mhoffman on Feb 5 2016 - 9:23am

Only one spot left!!  Our High Adventure Camp this year is at the Blue Ridge Scout Reservation (BRSR) in southwestern Virginia.   We will depart early Saturday morning, July 23 and arrive back at QAS on Sunday afternoon, July 31.  Camp runs from July 24-30 (Sunday-Saturday).  Please trek to the event page for more info and to sign up.

Klondike Derby - Camp Dan Beard, February 5-7, 2016

Posted by mhoffman on Jan 8 2016 - 8:33am

The 2016 Klondike Derby will be held at the newly refurbished Camp Dan Beard in wilds of Northbrook, IL.  Think snow, tune up that dog sled, and get ready to race.  MUSH!!  Ready to sign up and want more info??  Then go here.

Merit Badge University - York High School, Elmhurst, IL - Feb 20, 2016

Posted by mhoffman on Jan 4 2016 - 12:08pm

This is a great opportunity to earn a merit badge or two.  Merit Badge University is hosted by the Potawatomi Trails District, Three Fires Council.  Registration for scouts outside of the Three Fires Council begins on JANUARY 13.  Over 3000 scouts are expected to attend, so classes fill up quickly.  Please visit their webpage for all the details and to register.  Info also available on our website calendar.

Merit Badge Resources available on this website!

Posted by mhoffman on Mar 8 2015 - 8:05pm

If you are new to the troop and/or are looking for information on Boy Scout Merit Badges, you don't have to go googling all over the interweb.  You can start on our very own Merit Badge page.  Give it a look!  An important document attached on this page is a list of the Merit Badge counselors in the area.  If you want to earn a merit badge outside of a summer camp or finish a partially earned badge, you will need to work with a merit badge counselor

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