Scouts of Troop 35 you do NOT want to miss these upcoming events!
Cabin Camping this weekend!
Who: Anyone and everyone who is a Boy Scout in Troop 35 – whether for a few years or a few days!
What: Join us for a fantastic camping experience inside a cabin – or outside in a tent for those who want to earn their “Polor Bear” badge/certificate!
Where: Hoover Forest Preserve in Yorkville – just a short distance from home!
When: 6pm Friday, January 23rd to 1pm Sunday, January 25th (YES – THIS FRIDAY!)
Why: To have the time of your life! We’ll work on advancements, cook in dutch ovens, go for a hike perhaps, or have fun in the snow if there is any. It will be fun – you won’t want to miss it!
Klondike at Cantigny!
Who: Again anyone and everyone who is a Boy Scout in Troop 35 – whether for a few years or a few days!
What: Klondike at Cantigny – a council lead event where the boys compete to complete different tasks at different stations – we will be using our patrol sleds!
When: Camp overnight on Friday, January 30th, or join us on Saturday morning, January 31st (Times and places TBD by Tuesday’s meeting January 27th)
Why: Because it’s a blast and who doesn’t like a little friendly competition among troops? Troop 35 needs your help to win!
Submarine overnight and Winter Luge!
Who: All scouts – reservations needed – there are still a few open slots – contact Mr. Armstrong to sign up now!
What: Luge sledding (boys did it last year and had a blast – will Mrs. Bielik come back for a rematch?) and then spend the night in an actual submarine!
Where: Muskegon, Michigan
When: 8am Saturday, February 28th to 1:30pm Sunday, February 29th
Why: This will be an experience of a lifetime to sleep on a Submarine, and to fulfill your dreams of being an Olympic Luge competitor – all in the same weekend!
Merit Badge University!
Who: Any Scout wanting to earn Merit Badges to help him achieve his next Rank advancement – don’t forget you need a total of 21 to become an Eagle Scout!
What: Merit Badge University – a day-long event where scouts can take up to 4 classes to earn 4 merit badges. Sign up online via the link provided by Mrs. Leonard. Please be aware that some merit badges will have pre-requisites that need to be completed before going. And you will need to get a blue card signed by Mr. Peterson or another Assistant Scoutmaster.
Where: York High School in Elmhurst
When: Saturday, March 7, 2015
Why: To earn 1, 2, 3 or 4 merit badges in one day! Why not?!