Category Archives: Scouting skills

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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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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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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Troop 35 celebrates with Court of Honor

Dozens of scouts from Troop 35 received merit badges and collected their new rank patches at this Fall’s Court of Honor ceremony at Gary United Methodist Church. Below is a photo of some of the scouts who advanced to a … Continue reading

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