Tag Archives: Troop 35

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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Wreath sales at two locations

You can find scouts from Troop 35 selling wreaths at two locations, the two weekends after Thanksgiving. The money raised helps to fund the troop’s expenses, such as campsite fees, food, equipment, gas, and other activities. Please stop by! New … 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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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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