Category Archives: Citizenship

Congratulations, Jack Vail!

To start the new year, Troop 35 celebrated Jack Vail’s journey from Cub Scout to Eagle Scout. The Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony, held at Gary United Methodist Church in Wheaton, recognized not only Jack, but also all of … Continue reading

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Troop 35 helps with Christmas Sharing

As Christmas Sharing celebrates its 50th year, scouts from Troop 35 enjoy helping out. The boys packed boxes with food, toiletries and household products, which will go to needy families in Community Unit School District 200. Christmas Sharing started in … 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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