Category Archives: Camping

Troop 35’s latest adventure: scouts sleep underwater

Scouts from Troop 35 went on a different kind of campout—they traded their tents for the bunks on a submarine. The boys learned about the USS Silversides, a World War II submarine docked at the Great Lakes Naval Memorial and … Continue reading

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Troop 35 heads for the snow hills; Newest Eagle Scout honored

Scouts from Troop 35 skied, snowboarded and tubed for a fun cabin camping trip in January. They traveled to Sunburst Winter Sports Park in Wisconsin where some of them tried a winter sport for the first time. Newest Eagle Scout … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Wet Start at Tesomas

After rushing to set up our tents before the rain, we toured the camp and the weather cleared for the opening campfire Sunday evening.  Monday morning brought scouts to their activities at Eagle Quest and various merit badges.  After some … Continue reading

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