Troop 78 Boy Scouts of America Lincolnshire, IL
Troop 78 was formed during the 1970's. Over the last 40 years, our records indicate that over 300 boys and young men have participated in Troop 78. Currently, Troop 78 consists of approximately 31 boys.
Throughout the year the boy scouts participate in various outdoor activities such as; camping, hiking, repelling, biking. The outdoor activities are selected and directed by the active Boy Scouts; with volunteer parent guidance.
The annual holiday fundraiser is the only fundraiser conducted by Troop 78. The fundraiser is conducted to for a variety of reasons. Most importantly, each Boy Scout earns a portion of the sale proceeds. The proceeds are utilized during the year to offset the costs related to the various outdoor adventures. Secondly, the fundraiser provides the Boy Scout with the opportunity to develop leadership skills, as they are involved with conducting sales, managing inventory and executing product deliveries.
The fundraiser consists of fresh evergreen products such as wreaths, sprays, garland and mini Christmas trees. We also sell World Famous brand boxed candies and hand dipped quality Chanukah candles.
Prepaid orders are collected for the annual fundraiser from October 1 through October 25. Product is delivered during the week of Thanksgiving. Occasionally, delivery may continue through the first week of December.