Author Archives: Janet Mathis

Electronics lock-in a favorite with scouts

Every year, Troop 35 takes a night to play games, including their favorite electronics. The troop invites Webelos scouts to come and have fun and get to know each other better, hoping they continue their scouting careers and become Boy … Continue reading

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Wreath sales at two locations

You can find scouts from Troop 35 selling wreaths at two locations, the two weekends after Thanksgiving. The money raised helps to fund the troop’s expenses, such as campsite fees, food, equipment, gas, and other activities. Please stop by! New … Continue reading

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Troop 35 tours lead-zinc mine

Scouts from Troop 35 traveled to Platteville, Wisc. to tour the 1845 Bevans Lead-Zinc Mine. They visited a museum and watched the National Guard documentary, Dawn of the Red Arrow. Below is a photo of scouts at the mine’s elevator.

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Scouts speak at Wheaton City Council meeting

Troop 35 scouts working on the Communication merit badge attended the Wheaton City Council meeting Monday night, and Wheaton Mayor Phil Suess asked them to address the council. The boys shared their names, troop, and why they were there. You … Continue reading

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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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