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White Water Rafting/Shotgun Eddy's/Gardner Dam Scout Camp campout 2021
Troop 95 camped at Gardner Dam Scout Camp near Langlade County, Wisconsin, August 13 - 15, 2021. The Scouts took two trips down the Wolf River, class 2 rapids, in rafts and inflatable kayaks. Before heading home, the Scouts hiked Gardner Dam Scout Camp.
Upper Limits/Moraine View/Climbing merit badge campout 2021
Troop 95 camped at Moraine View State Park near Bloomington, Illinois, July 16 - 18, 2021. The Scouts took a climbing class on rappelling, bouldering, top-roping, auto-belays, and lead-climbing at Upper Limits and earned the climbing merit badge. Scouts then climbed inside the silos, and a few even climbed the 110 ft. tall outdoor wall.
Owasippe Summer Camp 2021
Troop 95 camped at Camp Blackhawk "Go!" at Owasippe Scout Reservation in Twin Lake, Michigan, June 27-July 3, 2021. The Scouts earned over 30 merit badges, including difficult-to-earn badges and Eagle-required badges. Scouts also learned to climb and rappel, water ski, horseback ride, etc. The camp is located near Twin Lake, Michigan.
Troop 95 Star Scout and gymnast places 9th in state on high bar
Troop 95 Star Scout recognized in the Daily Herald
Troop 95 Star Scout recognized in Lake Park High School gymnastics team.
Klondike Derby 2021
Troop 95 competed in the Chippewa Klondike Derby, Cantigny Park, IL, and spent many hours assembling and lashing together a Klondike sledge, practiced knots, 2 man-sawing, threw tomahawks, lit camp fires, etc. to compete in the Derby on February 6, 2021.
Eagle Project: Bench replacements at Trinity Lutheran Church, Roselle, IL
Troop 95 worked on an Eagle Project to remove, rebuild, and install four benches at Trinity Lutheran Church, Roselle, IL, from December 2020 through January 2021. The Scouts combined their time and labor to contributed hundreds of hours to complete the project under the direction of Quinn S.
Space Exploration Merit Badge
Troop 95 worked on the Space Exploration Merit Badge. After a few Troop meetings spent assembling and painting the model rockets, they launched rockets at Medinah Park District under the supervision of merit badge counselor, Kevin Wills on Sunday, October 11, 2020.
Fox River Trail bike ride
Troop 95 biked the Fox River Trail on September 28, 2020.
Apple River Valley - Alpine Slides 2020
Troop 95 camped at Apple River Valley, and spent many hours hiking through the local hills and riding on the Alpine Slides and zip line at Chestnut Mountain Resort, Galena, IL, on August 7-9, 2020.
Camp Freeland Leslie Summer Camp 2020
Troop 95 camped at Camp Freeland Leslie, Boy Scouts of America, Three Fires Council in Oxford, Wisconsin, July 12-18, 2020.
Scout helps with Virtual Memorial Day Ceremony
Scoutmaster honored by WGN as Teacher of the Month
I earned my Eagle Scout rank in 1985 with Troop 152, York-Adams Area Council, Pennsylvania. I reconnected with Scouts when my son asked to join Cub Scouts in elementary school. I became an Assistant Scoutmaster with Troop 95, Medinah, IL, in 2016, and Scoutmaster in 2019. As for music, Troop 95 has a tradition of having a Scout bugler for camp wake-up, summer camp flag raising and retirement, and honor ceremonies. The Troop owns two bugles, and Travis is fortunate that his son, Connell Travis, Star Scout, is able to fill the role of bugler for the Troop at the moment.
Recently, he was honored as WGN's Teacher of the Month. Read more...
Virtual Campout 2020
Troop 95 held a Virtual Campout on June 6-7, 2020. The Scouts set up tents in their yards, played Zoom games for fun and skill, cooked dinner, and told ghost stories. After breakfast the next morning, we hiked at the Wood Dale Grove forest preserve.
Kalahari/Ed Bryant Campout 2020
Troop 95 camped at the Ed Bryant Scout Reservation, Mauston, WI, and enjoyed a day at the Kalahari Indoor Water Park, Wisconsin Dells, on February 21-23, 2020.
Klondike Derby 2020
Troop 95 competed in the Chippewa Klondike Derby, Camp Big Timber, IL, and spent many hours assembling and lashing together a Klondike sledge, practiced knots, shot BB guns, threw tomahawks, lit camp fires, etc. to compete in the Derby on January 25, 2020.
Eagle Cave Campout 2019
Troop 95 camped at Eagle Cave, Blue River, WI, and spent many hours exploring the cave system and hiking through the local hills on November 22-24, 2019.
Camp Mini Ha Ha-River Tubing Campout 2019
Troop 95 camped at Camp Mini Ha Ha, Brodhead, WI, and went river tubing for almost 4 hours on the Sugar River on August 16-18, 2019.
Mississippe Palisades-Alpine Slides Campout 2019
Troop 95 camped at the Mississippi Palisades, Savanna, IL, hiked over 5 miles, and enjoyed an afternoon at Alpine Slides, Chestnut Mountain Resort, on July 26-28, 2019.
Owasippe Summer Camp 2019
Troop 95 camped at Camp Blackhawk "Go!" at Owasippe Scout Reservation in Twin Lake, Michigan, June 23-29, 2019.
Devil's Lake State Park Hike & Mirror Lake State Park Campout 2019
Troop 95 tent camped at Mirror Lake State Park, WI, and hiked at Devil's Lake State Park.
Nuclear Science Merit Badge Campout at UW Madison 2019
Troop 95 tent camped at Scheidegger County Forest – Verona, WI. and earned the Nuclear Science merit badge at UW Madison.
Troop 95 Senior Patrol Leader Quinn Fulmer named as a member of the DuPage County Leadership Team, 2018-2019
Quinn's Eagle project consists of placing numerous bird houses in Roselle Parks. At Lake Park High School, he built a Canada goose nesting platform and convinced the school's maintenance to float it in their lake. Read more!
Troop 95 Scout, Connell Travis, was chosen at First Chair Trumpet for the All-Illinois Junior Band. The concert took place at the University of Illinois in Urbana, IL., on February 9, 2019.
Pokagon State Park campout 2019
Troop 95 cabin camped at Camp Chief Little Turtle, and enjoyed the Toboggan Run at Pokagon State Park, and long with some excellent hill sledding.