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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.

Parent and Scout Meeting - Makajawan Summer Camp

Posted by mhoffman on Feb 28 2015 - 4:10pm

Please join us on Monday, March 16 at 7:30 in the QAS cafeteria for a meeting to discuss summer camp at Makajawan Scout Reservation. If you've never gone to Makajawan before or want a refresher course, this is the meeting for you!  We will have a presentation that covers all the basics of this fantastic camp in the northwoods of Wisconsin. Scouts and adult leaders who are veterans of camp will be on hand to answer questions and tell you about their experiences.  Reminder: Your deposit of $75/week is due on March 23 if you want to save $15/week off the price of camp. For your convenience, Mr. Varner will gladly accept deposit checks at this meeting.

Makajawan Summer Camp 2015 - sign up now!!

Posted by mhoffman on Feb 28 2015 - 4:09pm

Summer camp at Makajawan Scout Reservation is July 5-11 and July 12-18.  Please sign up BEFORE MARCH 23.  If you do and pay the $75.00 deposit to Troop 626 before then, you will save $15 off of the registration fee.  If your balance is paid by May 11, another $25 is knocked off the fee.  Remember:  your deposit and balance payment go to Troop 626.  Troop 626 will take care of registering your scout and paying Camp Makajawan.  Assuming both payment deadlines are met, your net cost is $350/week. For scouts going both weeks, it is $325 for the second week.  This includes Makajawan's program and campsite fees, and Troop 626 costs such as gasoline, troop supplies, and a pizza party lunch during the week. 

STEM Camp at Camp Lakota is Aug 13-16, 2015

Posted by mhoffman on Feb 28 2015 - 4:09pm

Thinking Summer already?  YES!!  The staff at Camp Lakota in Woodstock, IL put on a great STEM camp in August 2014 and they promise another great one for 2015.  There will be a different set of merit badges available, so it won't be a repeat of 2014's offerings.  If you enjoyed this camp in 2014 or couldn't make it, why not sign up now, before your summer fills up!  More details to follow in March.  Camp Lakota is a great camp only an hour away, with a well run merit badge program, nice campsites, challenging climbing wall, awesome swimming pool, great food service, and more.

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