Author Archives: Clay Watkins

Troop 35 enters the 21st century…

Depending on your source, Troop 35 was founded in 1912 or 1923 – long before all of today’s scouts. Regardless, Troop 35 is one of the oldest continuously chartered scout troops in Illinois. The troop is fortunate to have been … Continue reading

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Scout Sunday – 2015

A scout is reverent. Sunday, February 8, 2015 is Scout Sunday. Every year Troop 35 scouts take part in Scout Sunday to thank Gary United Methodist Church for their support and prayers. Additionally, we prepare a sampling of our special … Continue reading

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Twas the night before Christmas…

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the camp It was “lights out”, and the ground was all damp. The Scouts socks were hung by the fire with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there; The … Continue reading

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Early October update!

General Congratulations to the Honey Badgers for getting the highest score in the surprise uniform inspection!! Calendar Sun Oct 5th – Highway Cleanup. We could use some additional scouts to help keep our portion of adopted highway clean Tues Oct … Continue reading

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early August check-in

It’s been a wonderful summer and Troop 35 scouts have been making it happen….. 34 scouts and several adult leaders spent a week at Camp Tesomas – working on scout skills and merit badges, swimming, boating, and spending time at … Continue reading

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