Troop 35 helps with Christmas Sharing

Scouts from Troop 35 packed food boxes for Christmas Sharing this week at Gary United Methodist Church. The food will go to families in need in Community Unit School District 200. Christmas Sharing serves families in District 200 with food, clothing, toys, books and more. Learn more about how you can help at http://www.christmas-sharing.org/.

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Wreaths are here; Webelos welcomed

If you ordered a wreath from Boy Scout Troop 35, you should see it on your doorstep in the next week or so. If you still need some greenery for holiday cheer, the scouts will be selling outside the following locations in Wheaton, Nov. 23 – 25 and Dec. 1 – 2, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.:

CVS: 2000 S Naperville Rd (Near Danada)

Walgreens: Geneva and County Farm Rd.

Scouts from Troop 35 are excited to welcome Cub Scouts to their meetings. Check out Instagram to see the fun we had teaching about first aid, camping and more:

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Scouts bike to latest campout

Scouts from Troop 35 biked more than 25 miles round-trip to enjoy fall camping at Pratt’s Wayne Woods Forest Preserve. They had fun chopping wood, playing badminton, and appreciating the mild autumn air.

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Troop 35 learns about aviation at AirCamp 2018

Troop 35 joined thousands of other scouts in a jamboree-style camping weekend filled with aviation-themed activities at AirCamp 2018. Scouts camped at the Chicago Rockford International Airport, where some even took flight. Pilots from the EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) took scouts in their small aircraft and taught them the basics of flying. Take a look at some of the photos from the weekend, including mountain biking, GaGa ball, archery, and some football fun:

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Court of Honor ceremony

Dozens of scouts received a new rank and merit badges at this fall’s Court of Honor ceremony. From the Scout rank to the highest rank of Eagle, Troop 35 recognized them all. Congratulations scouts!

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Chase M. is one of the “masters-of-ceremony” for the Court of Honor.
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Trevor B. stands with his dad. He is one of Troop 35’s newest Eagle Scouts. Well done, Trevor!
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A hot and sunny day for the Court of Honor ceremony. Thank you to Troop 35 for setting up shade tents. And, thank you for preparing and serving a delicious lunch.
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Some scouts perform a silly skit at the Court of Honor ceremony. Way to entertain the crowd!
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