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Service Opportunity – Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ – Saturday September 9th

The Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ event is in critical need of volunteers throughout the day on Saturday, September 9th.  They are in special need of “Green Team” volunteers which generally consists of keeping garbage cans emptied, picking up litter, etc. however other types of volunteer spots are needed too.  Scouts and family members can volunteer at the glen ellyn backyard bbq website.

In addition to the volunteer spots you can see at that web page, we are also in need of Scouts over the age of 13 to help with folding and moving tables and chairs at the end of the festival.  This would be from about 9:30PM to about 10:45PM.  If you are able to volunteer for that job, please contact Mr. Bob Solak.

Hours served can be used to fulfill community service hours for rank advancement”.

More Service Opportunities – DuPagePads Run 4 Home - September 15th

DupagePADS is seeking over 225 volunteers to assist on race day with set-up, registration, water station attendants, course cheerleaders and traffic monitors.  Volunteers are needed from 7:00am-11:00am.   Please complete this form to register as a volunteer.

Registered volunteers will receive a continental breakfast, shirt and service hour letter!

For more information contact: Josie Mattern, Volunteer Coordinator.

Warren Dunes Campout – Mr. Basso

OFF TO THE BEACH! The perfect end of summer camping experience is on the beach in Warren Dunes State Park, Sawyer, MI, along the beautiful shore of Lake Michigan in S.W. Michigan. The rugged dune formation rises 260 feet above the lake and offers spectacular views, three miles of shoreline, six miles of hiking trails. The dunes also make a great place for an awesome game of “Capture the Flag”. Activities will include swimming, hiking up the shore, and playing on giant sand dunes. Eat dinner before you go; we will have a snack later in the evening. Join us for a great time. Bring your swimsuit.

  • Scout Campout Cost: $30
  • Registration Cutoff:  9/7/2018 11:59 PM
  • Online Signup Link: Warren Dunes Registration Form
  • Departure Location: 800 Roosevelt Rd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 (Old Dominick's Parking Lot)
  • Departure Date and Time: Friday, September 14th, 2018, 6:00 PM
  • Return Location: 800 Roosevelt Rd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 (Old Dominick's Parking Lot)
  • Return Date and Time: Sunday, September 16th, 2018, 12:00 PM

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