Deck the Halls...

Vol. 5, Issue 3

...With Boughs of Holly. Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la

'Tis the Season to be Jolly Pack night is December 13th and we will have a jolly guest for all the good boys and girls.  Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la

Don We Now Our Gay Apparel Operation Santa Toy sorting date and the Kendall County Food Pantry is coming. Please watch emails for more details.  Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la

Troll the Ancient Yule-tide Carol Caroling will be at the Legion this year during the breakfast. Caroling starts at 9am . Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la

See the Blazing Yule Before Us The month of December has special meaning for many religion's making it a great time to work on your Duty to God rank requirement. Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la

Strike the Harp and Join the Chorus If you want to make sure you are on time for caroling, come early and  purchase breakfast supporting the Sons of the American Legion. Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la

Follow Me in Merry Measure The warehouse of the food pantry can be quite chilly so wear your Class B to stay warm. Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la

While I Tell of Yule-tide Treasure Pinewood Derby Kits for non-scout(youth and adults) participants will be available at Pack Night to purchase for $7. Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la

Fast Away the Old Year Passes Save the date! Blue and Gold Banquet will be Sunday February 25th, 3pm, Legion. Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la

Hail the New Year, Lads and Lasses Pinewood Derby will be Sunday January 28th. Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la

Sing We Joyous, All Together The rank of Bobcat will be awarded to all Tiger scouts and new higher rank scouts at the December Pack night. Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la

Heedless of the Wind and Weather Cubscicle-Discovering Antarctica will be Jan 6th(full day) and Jan 13th(half day). Sign up on the Three Fires Council Page. Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la

Other Important Events!

Plu the announcements from above not in song form


Caroling will take place at the Legion Sunday December 10th starting at 9am.

Please plan to arrive a little before 9am in your uniform.

The Sons of the American Legion breakfast buffet starts at 7:30am. Consider supporting them before we sing: 55+ $10, 18-54 $12, 6-17 $8, 5 and under free.

After we have finished singing we will divide and conquer in to deliver Granola to our local heros. 

Pack Night

Pack Night is December 13th. A special guest will be arriving to visit and hand out Pinewood Derby car kits.

A few additional car kits for siblings and adults will be available for purchase for $7.

The December Pack night will have a special ceremony for the Tigers and new older rank youth earning their Bobcat.

Operation Santa

The date of toy sorting at the Kendall County Food Pantry is still TBD. Please watch for additional communication for date and time.

It is chilly inside the warehouse and as such please plan to wear your class B hoody to keep you warm while sorting the toys.

Shoe Drive

The box at the Legion sure has filled up.  Please continue to collect shoes for this easy fundraising event.


Cubscicle-Discover Antarctica is a fun winter activity offered by council each January.

The dates for 2024 are:

January 6th-Full Day

January 13th- Half Day(Morning or Afternoon).

You must register on the Three Fires Council events page:

Save the Date

Pinewood Derby will be Sunday January 28th

Blue and Gold Banquest will be Sunday February 25th

Duty to God

Each rank has a "Duty to God" to emphasis that a Scout is Reverent. 

December is a great time to have a family conversation and review/complete the rank requirements needed as many religions have have day(s) in the month of religious significance.

Program Changes

BSA has announced that starting June 2024 the Cubscout program will be revamped.

The BSA is slowly releasing information on the changes.

Den leaders and parents that want to be in the know on what these changes entitle please visit:

In the announcement you will find a link to Cub Chats. Cub Chats is a monthly webinar where they will be sharing information regarding the changes.