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Boy Scout Troop 160  is Chartered by both the American Legion Post 276 and the Cary Grove Jaycees.  Our meetings are held on Mondays at Cary United Methodist Church.  We go on 1 campout a month and during the summer, we attend 2 summer camps, and have at least 1 High Adventure Trek.  In 2009, we celebrated our 75th anniversary as a Troop in Cary. 

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Troop 160 Celebrates 80 Years!

Posted on Apr 11 2014 - 5:15pm

Troop 160 Celebrates 80 Years!

Cary's Boy Scout Troop 160 will celebrate 80 years serving the youth of Cary on Sunday, June 1st, 2014.
The Court of Honor and celebration afterward will commence at 3:00 pm at Cary United Methodist Church, 500 North First Street, Cary.

All present and past members and leaders of Troop 160 are invited to attend, as well as any interested community members.
Troop 160 is the oldest Boy Scout unit in Cary, will 100 scouts earning the Eagle Scout Award during this time.

For more information and to register, please email carytroop160@yahoo.com

2014 T-Shirt, Hoodie and Hat Orders

Posted on Apr 1 2014 - 10:15pm

Now Taking Orders for Troop 160 T-Shirts, Hoodies and Hats
Scouts wear the t-shirts to camping and other troop events not requiring Class A Uniforms
so order multiples for summer camps, etc.
Click on the Attachment Below for the Order Form
Due April 14, 2014
Please email Lynn Rogers at rogers.lynn@sbcglobal.net or Joyce Johannsen at  KENTJOHANNSEN@comcast.net with any questions

Order of the Arrow Chapter Meeting - Feb 20 at 7PM

Posted on Feb 10 2014 - 11:22am

This month's Kishwaukee Chapter meeting will be at On Target Range & Tactical Center in Crystal Lake. The meeting will include election training and brief business meeting followed by shooting in the rifle range. This will be the last OA Election Training to be held.The cost is $15.00 per shooter and a waiver needs to be signed by a parent. You can print a copy of the waiver at the OA web site. Copies of the waiver will be available at On Target.

Railroading Merit Badge

Posted on Dec 7 2013 - 12:07pm

Here's a merit badge that is easy and fun to do. We tend to take rail services for granted. However, rail service was instrumental in building our nation. Today we use rail service to transport massive amounts of goods to and from our port cities. Here in our area, we have the Metra commuter service. One of the oldest and largest rail companies is the Union Pacific Railroad that runs right through Cary. Even Cary has rail service to thank for establishing it as a village. Our town was called Cary Station until it became a village by vote on January 9, 1893. Amtrak recently announced that is is offering 110 mph rail service between Dwight and Pontiac Illinois on the Lincoln Service Line from Chicago to St. Louis. New service is being added soon to the Quad Cities and to Dubuque Iowa. Two operating rail museums are within a half hour drive from Cary: Illinois Railway Museum and the Fox River Trolley Museum. You can even satisfy Req. 1 by taking a look at our Christmas layout. Contact Mr. Friend.

BSA Troop # 160

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