Author Archives: Janet Mathis

Troop 35 bikes to campout

Scouts from Troop 35 biked more than 10 miles each way to camp at Pratt’s Wayne Woods Forest Preserve in Wayne. The boys worked on several merit badges, including Cycling, Camping, and Cooking. The scouts also enjoyed some relaxation time.

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Future leaders learn valuable skills

Boys from Troop 35 took the time to learn leadership skills this weekend. They stayed at the youth cabin at Herrick Lake Forest Preserve and worked through the BSA’s “Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops.”

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Last days to pre-order wreaths

You have until Sun., Oct. 13 to pre-order wreaths and support Boy Scout Troop 35. This is the troop’s only fundraiser of the year. The money raised helps to fund the troop’s expenses, such as campsite fees, food, equipment, gas, … Continue reading

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Recruiting in the rain

Scouts from Troop 35 set up their canopy at Cantigny Park to talk to Cub Scouts about moving on to Boy Scouts. Webelos from all over the community came out to learn more about each troop. If you’d like to … Continue reading

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Learning and practicing canoeing skills

Several scouts from Troop 35 recently paddled their way to a canoeing merit badge at Silver Springs State Park in Yorkville. Thank you to the Three Fires Council for organizing the merit badge day.

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