Sponsored since 1936 by:
American Legion Post 80
4000 Saratoga Ave.
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Boy Scouts of America Troop 80, Downers Grove, IL 60515
DesPlaines Valley Council
Boy Scouts of America
411 W. Hillgrove Ave.
LaGrange, IL 60532


Boy Scouts of America Founded in the USA on February 8, 1910 by William Boyce,
Originated in England, 1909 by Robert Baden-Powell

Troop 80, Downers Grove

Sponsored since 1936 by the
American Legion Post 80

Upon formation of the Troop, the original meeting place was at the American Legion Hall. At that time, Legion Hall was located on Grove Street in Downers Grove.
Approximately 1947, meetings alternated between Lincoln School and Legion Hall meeting rooms.
Approximately 1962, meetings were permanently moved to the American Legion Hall.

Quick Facts:

Over the years, the meeting days have been held on Mondays, Tuesdays, Saturdays, and currently Thursdays. Interestingly, there is no record of official Troop meetings ever held on Wednesdays, Fridays, or Sundays.


The Troop Committee meets every 2nd Saturday of the month at 8:00 AM at the Legion Hall.
All Parents are welcome to attend.

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