Category Archives: Scouting skills

Merit Badges, Rank Advancements, and More

A big part of summer camp is working towards merit badges and rank advancements.  Here is a selection of the merit badge and rank advancement work our scouts are doing this week:   Of course, traditions and plenty of free time … Continue reading

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Eagle Quest: Compass & Navigation

The Flaming Arrows plus Joey work on reading compasses and finding their way with maps and directions.

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Apostle Island Update

The Apostle Island crew are on their way. Apostle Islands kayaking trek crew – before photo! Happy kayaking! pic.twitter.com/Ye5DJ73I0x — Wheaton Troop 35 (@WheatonTroop35) June 27, 2016 Danny's bow rescue pic.twitter.com/JN8mqXDAKp — Wheaton Troop 35 (@WheatonTroop35) June 27, 2016

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Monday at Tesomas – First Full Day of Camp

The opening campfire brought a very long Sunday to a close. Monday morning came early.  After breakfast, scouts began their activities. Today, these included wilderness survival, shooting sports, eagle quest, water safety, and more. The Tesomas dining hall is a … Continue reading

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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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