Tag Archives: the best boy scout troop in Wheaton

Troop 35 hosts in-house summer camp

When the pandemic put a pause on Troop 35’s annual trip to Tesomas summer camp, some older scouts stepped into action. They planned a multiple-day outdoor camp at Winfield Church where scouts could earn merit badges, achieve rank advancements and … Continue reading

Posted in Leadership, Scouting skills | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Troop 35 enjoys “camp-in”

While campsites are closed to groups, Troop 35 found a way to enjoy the outdoors by hosting a “camp-in.” Scouts pitched tents in their own backyards, cooked outside, and held a contest for the best-looking meal. They also got together … Continue reading

Posted in Camping | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Troop 35 enjoys “camp-in”

Eagle Scout project helps community

Scouts from Troop 35 held a book drive to support the community, including the Epilepsy Foundation. The scouts sorted and boxed up hundreds of books as part of Robert W.’s Eagle Scout project. Many books will go to the Epilepsy … Continue reading

Posted in Citizenship, Eagle Scout, Leadership | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Eagle Scout project helps community

Troop 35 scout participates in “Taps Across America”

Musicians from across the country, including Troop 35’s Noah B., played taps from their front porches at 3 p.m. on Memorial Day. Twenty years ago, Congress passed a law that 3 p.m. local time on Memorial Day is “The National … Continue reading

Posted in Citizenship, Scout Values | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Troop 35 announces latest Eagle Scout

Congratulations to Eric Richmond, Troop 35’s newest Eagle Scout. Because of the pandemic, Eric had his Eagle Board of Review virtually with members of the Three Fires Council and Troop 35’s committee. He says it means a lot to achieve … Continue reading

Posted in Citizenship, Eagle Scout, Leadership, Recruiting | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment