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February 2015 OKPIK Weekend


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The Okpik Cold Weather Camping Training was held the weekend of February 6-7, 2015 at Camp Big Timber. This training is offered to provide a train the trainer opportunity for Scout leaders and experienced Scouts in the unique skills necessary for having successful winter camping. Meet the Participants and Staff of the 2014-15 OKPIK class as they complete their training on this marvelously snowy weekend!

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2014-15 OKPIK Cold Weather Camping Training


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Okpik (Inuit word for Snowy Owl) Cold Weather Training is offered to provide a train the trainer opportunity for Scout leaders and experienced Scouts in the unique skills necessary for having successful winter camping. Join us for the 7th Three Fires Council Course as we learn how to keep warm & safe while having fun in the out of doors. This course is 5 sessions & runs from December 2014 to mid-February 2015.

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Cubscicle #3 - Sat. Jan 3, 2015


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Cubscicle #3 was held at Camp Big Timber in Elgin, Illinois on Saturday, January 3, 2015. Cub Scouts & their adults enjoyed a day of rain & sleet but still had FUN in the out of doors! Photos of this fun even can be found here.

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Cubscicle #2 - Fri. Jan 2, 2015


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Cubscicle #2 was held at Camp Big Timber in Elgin, Illinois on Friday, January 2, 2015. Cub Scouts & their adults enjoyed sunny weather & outdoor games and crafts as they visited "The Winter Fun Fest"! Photos of this fun even can be found here.

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Cubscicle #1 - Tues. Dec 30, 2014


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Cubscicle # 1 was held at Camp Big Timber in Elgin on Tuesday, December 30, 2014. Cub Scouts from all over the council and their adults enjoyed fun inside & outdoors at camp as they visited "The Winter Fun Fest"! View photos of their adventures in this album.

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2014 Training Academy


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On Saturday, November 8, 2014, around 700 Scouts & Scouters revved their engines and raced to the 2014 Training Academy - 'Scouting in Top Gear', for a day of training, fun & fellowship at Aurora East High School. Over 120 courses for adults were offered, as well as a midway display with vendors & resources, Den Chief Training, Senior Patrol Leader Training & OA Lodge Leadership Development for Scouts who wish to become trained for these positions.

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2014 Popcorn Super Saturday


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The Three Fires Council Popcorn Super Saturday was held on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Batavia Public Works. Participants from all end of the council turned in their final orders, payments & paperwork, dropped of extra corn & picked up much of their final Trails End popcorn orders. District and Order of the Arrow volunteers & professionals joined together to help make this yearly council fundraiser a success.

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Leave No Trace Trainer Course - Oct 2014


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The October 2014 Leave No Trace Trainer Course was held at Von Oven Scout Reservation on October 10-12, 2014. Participants learned how to use and teach the Leave No Trace principles, while having fun in the out of doors.

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CP/SH Cub Day #1 Event


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Chippewa & Shabbona District's Fall Cub Scout Day #1 Event was held at Tomo Chi Chi Knolls Camp on October 11 & 12, 2014. View photos of their FUN in the out of doors at this great event!

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2014 Fall Outdoor Leader Skills


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Outdoor Leader Skills Training & OLS for Webelos Leaders Training were held at Camp Big Timber in Elgin on the weekend of September 26-27, 2014. View photos of the staff & participants as they learned outdoor skills & had fun in the out of doors.

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2014 Trailblazer Day Camp Week #3


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Trailblazer Day Camp - Week #3 was held at Von Oven Scout Reservation on June 23-27, 2014. Over 156 Cub Scouts and their adults, enjoyed FUN in the outdoors! Photos of this week can be seen here!

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NYLT - National Youth Leadership Training


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Over 100 participants and staff in 2 troops with 11 patrols completed the Thunderbird National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) course at the BSA Adventure Camp in Rochelle, Illinois during the week of June 15-21, 2014. Here are photos of this week-long camping leadership program!

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2014 TFC Recognition Banquet


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On Thursday, June 19, 2014 the Three Fires Council held its Annual Voting Meeting followed by the Council Recognition Dinner at the Hotel Arista at CityGate Centre in Naperville. The dinner honored our 11 Silver Beaver recipients for the class of 2013. View photos of these two events in this album.

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2014 Trailblazer Day Camp Week #2


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Trailblazer Day Camp - Week #2 was held at Von Oven Scout Reservation on June 16-20, 2014. Cub Scouts and their adults, enjoyed FUN in the outdoors, while working on Scout skills. Cosmic Cubs was the theme this year at camp & it was 'Out of this World!'

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2014 Trailblazer Day Camp Week #1


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Trailblazer Day Camp - Week #1 was held at Von Oven Scout Reservation on June 9-13, 2014. Cub Scouts and their adults, enjoyed FUN in the outdoors, while working on Scout skills. BBs, archery, STEM events, games, wrist rockets and an evening campfire some of the activities they enjoyed at this week of camp. Naperville's Mayor George Pradel stopped by for a visit and shared in their fun!

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2014 Trailblazer Webelos Day Camp


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Trailblazer Webelos Camp was held at Von Oven Scout Reservation on June 6-7, 2014. Webelos Scouts and their adults, enjoyed great weather food & FUN in the outdoors, at this overnight camping event. BBs, archery, STEM events, games, cobblers and an evening campfire were just some of the many activities at this camp!

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2014 STEM-O-Rama


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Scouts, their families and the general public attended STEM-O-Rama, which was held at the Kane County Fairgrounds on Saturday, May 17th. This event showcased over 100 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math exhibits. Guests included Dr. Robert Ballard - National Geographic Explorer & discovered the Titanic, a representative from the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts Program in the Space Technology Mission Directorate, Fermi Lab’s own Mr. Freeze & Miss Illinois who is a STEM advocate. Sponsors included Parent Petroleum, The Pride, BP, Bricks 4 Kidz, Legoland Discovery Center, Cabela's, and Colonial Café.

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Kishwaukee Cub-O-Ree 2014


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The Kishwaukee CUB-O -Ree was held at Camp Big Timber in Elgin on the weekend of May 2-4, 2014. Over 250 Cub Scouts, Scouts & Scouters enjoyed a great weekend of fun in the out of doors. Water bottle rockets, BBs, archery, games, crafts, the climbing tower and a pig roast, followed by a great campfire program were some of the highlights of this weekend.

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Leave No Trace Trainer Course - April 2014


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The Spring Leave No Trace Trainer Course was held at Von Oven Scout Reservation in Naperville, on April 11-13, 2014. Participants learned how to use and teach the Leave No Trace principles, while having fun in the out of doors.

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Outdoor Leader Skills - April 2014


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Outdoor Leader Skills Training & OLS for Webelos Leaders Trainings were held at Camp Big Timber in Elgin on the weekend of April 4-5, 2014. View photos of the staff & participants as they learned outdoor skills & had fun in the out of doors.

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LBPU - March 2014


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Lord Baden Powell University of Scouting has been serving Scouters in the Central Region, BSA for 25 years. View photos of Scouters sharing FUN fellowship & learning at this year's training weekend March 14-16, 2014, held at Wonderland Camp in Camp Lake, Wisconsin.

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2014 Merit Badge University


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On March 1st, 2014 over 2000 Scouts & Scouters & Merit Badge Counselors gathered at York High School in Elmhurst to learn & work on merit badges. View photos of this great event here!

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2014 Law Merit Badge Day


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13th Annual Law Merit Badge Day - Saturday, March 15, 2014 - Kane County Judicial Center

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2014 Eagle Dinner


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On Feb 21, 2014 the Three Fires Council held it's annual Eagle Class Recognition Banquet to honor the 2013 Eagle Class. This year's event was held at the Sheridan Hotel in Lisle. View photos of this event where over 360 Eagles were honored.

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2013 Training Academy - 'Scouter Space'


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On November 9th, Scouts & Scouters appeared from all over the galaxy for a day of training, fun & fellowship at Aurora East High School. Over 150 courses for adults were offered, as well as a huge midway with vendors, displays & resources, & Den Chief Training, Senior Patrol Leader Training & OA Lodge Leadership Development for Scouts who wish to become trained for these positions. View photos of this event & see all of their out of this world FUN!

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Leave No Trace Trainer Course - Oct 2013


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The Leave No Trace Trainer Course was held at Von Oven Scout Reservation on October 11-13, 2013. Participants learned how to use and teach the Leave No Trace principles, while having fun in the out of doors.

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Colonial Café Memorial Tree Planting


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The Three Fires Council recognized the tradition of Scouting, the generous support from Colonial Café’s Anderson family, and honored their grandfather-Distinguished Eagle Scout, the late Joe K. Anderson by planting a tree. The Maple tree was planted as a living legacy in the Centennial Cove as a way to acknowledge the Anderson family for their continued support. Fred Norris Sr., former St. Charles Mayor, lead the group in dedicating the tree in the Three Fires Council’s Centennial Cove located at the Norris Service Center on September 10, 2012, the day after Grandparents’ Day.

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TFC Patch History


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View issues of Three Fires Council shoulder strip patches, both current & historic in this album.

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2011 Camporall


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This is the Three Fires Council 2011 Camporall that was held out at the Sandwich Fairgrounds in October 2011. If you have never experienced the fun of Camporall here some photos of some of the events & activities of this weekend event.

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