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Welcome to Troop 235!

"In the 30 years that I've been doing this for a living, I've never had a parent say to me, 'I regretted the time I spent with my son or child in Scouting.'"

---Roy L. Williams, Chief Scout Executive, Boy Scouts of America

Welcome to BSA Troop 235 website.

Interested in joining our Troop?

Ages:  Boy Scouts is for all boys ages 11-17 (Grades 5-12).

Meetings:  Troop 235 meets on Tuesday nights at 7:00 in the new Fellowship Building at Red Hill Lutheran Church, located at 13200 Red Hill Avenue, Tustin, CA 92780.

You are always welcome to visit our Troop meetings and learn about our many activities. We are very active and camp almost every month.  You can reach our membership chair at membership@troop235.com and we can schedule a visit and let you know what activities are planned for upcoming meetings.

For Current Members:  If you wish to have an Announcement or Event placed on the Website/EBlast or you need to send a Troop wide E-mail, please email the Webmaster at webmaster@troop235.com.

Note: To protect the privacy of our Scouts, only members are allowed access to this site. If you are a member who needs access, please use the "Contact Us" link and provide your name, your scout's name, and an updated email address

Troop 235 Program Update 5/30/24

Posted on May 29 2024 - 8:17pm

Dear Troop Families,

 

  • Welcome to our newly elected Senior Patrol Leader for next term – Oliver N.

    • We held our Senior Patrol Leader elections on May 28, 2024 with three great candidates.

    • Following voting Oliver was elected to the next term.

    • If you need a leadership position for the next term, please reach out to Oliver with your requests, being aware of the obligations of each position.

 

  • Summer Camp – July 28 – August 3, 2024

    • Registration for Summer Camp is closed so we can finalize our payments.

    • A Summer Camp gear check will be scheduled for an upcoming meeting in June.

    • All attendees must submit a $350.00 dollar check made out to the Troop to hold their spot for Summer Camp.  Provided the Scout attends Summer Camp these checks will be destroyed.  If the Scout fails to attend once payment is made, the Scout’s family will have to reimburse the Troop.

    • Please review and confirm your desired merit badges for Summer Camp and submit immediately if you have not done so.

 

  •   Summer Schedule/Last Meeting of the School Year

    • May 28, 2024 was our last meeting of the School year.

    • We enter Summer schedule (meetings every other week) on June 11, 2024.

    • Summer schedule is Class B, unless you have a Scoutmaster Conference or Board of Review, in which case you must wear full Class A.

    • There is no meeting on June 4, 2024.

 

  •  Swimming Merit Badge

    • Sign ups for the Swimming Merit Badge are up.  First session is June 1, 2024 from 10 to 12.  Registration on the Troop Calendar.

    • If you need this merit badge, please start to practice the requirements, particularly if you have not been in the water in some time.

 

Yours In Scouting,

Morgan A. Stewart

Scoutmaster

 

GoFundMe for Eagle Project

Posted on May 29 2024 - 8:17pm
Hello Troop 235, 
 
I am working on an Eagle project to help Ladera Elementary create an outdoor educational learning area for their students. This will help kids learn about nature and also create a more fun environment for them to learn. If you would like to donate to help support this project, please go to this GoFundMe link. Any amount of donation is appreciated. 
 
Thank you for your support!
 
- Aayush I
 

GoFundMe for Eagle Project

Posted on May 28 2024 - 11:03pm

Hello Troop 235, 

I have been working hard on my Eagle Scout Project, and have begun fundraising. I plan on renovating the Legacy Magnet Academy Robotics room, and these funds will go directly to helping their teams become more successful. If you would like to contribute, please go to this GoFundMe link

Thank you so much for your generosity! 

-Oliver N

Troop 235 Program Update 5/23/2024

Posted on May 22 2024 - 10:13pm

Dear Troop Families,

 

  • Palomar Observatory Campout Recap – May 17-19th

    • Thank you to Cuong Le for running our May campout at Palomar Observatory.

    • The Scouts had a fantastic time with a hike, a visit to Palomar Observatory, campfire and skits.  

    • Pictures of the campout can be found at the following link.

 

  • Summer Camp – July 28 – August 3, 2024

    • Registration for Summer Camp is closed so we can finalize our payments.

    • A Summer Camp gear check will be scheduled for an upcoming meeting in June.

    • All attendees must submit a $350.00 dollar check made out to the Troop to hold their spot for Summer Camp.  Provided the Scout attends Summer Camp these checks will be destroyed.  If the Scout fails to attend once payment is made, the Scout’s family will have to reimburse the Troop.

    • Please review and confirm your desired merit badges for Summer Camp.

 

  •   Summer Schedule/Last Meeting of the School Year

    • May 28, 2024 is our last meeting of the School year.

    • We enter Summer schedule (meetings every other week) on June 11, 2024.

    • Summer schedule is Class B, unless you have a Scoutmaster Conference or Board of Review, in which case you must wear full Class A.

    • There is no meeting on June 4, 2024.

 

  •  Swimming Merit Badge

    • Sign ups for the Swimming Merit Badge will go up shortly.  Please pay attention to the Troop Event Calendar.

    • We will hold the in water activities on June 1, with in class to be held shortly thereafter.

    • If you need this merit badge, please start to practice the requirements, particularly if you have not been in the water in some time.

 

Yours In Scouting,

Morgan A. Stewart

Scoutmaster

Troop 235 Program Update 5/9/24

Posted on May 8 2024 - 10:35pm

Dear Troop Families,

 

  • Camporee Recap (apologies a week late)

    • The Scouts did great at Camporee.  If you want to check out some of the great photos taken of the event, you may review here.

    • Our Troop placed 1st and 2nd in Cobwebs (Llamingos, Timberwolves), 1st and 3rd in Concentration (Timberwolves, Cool Cucumbers), 1st in Survival (Llamingos), 1st in a Little to the Left (Professional Penguins), 2nd in Lasso Catch (Golden Geese), 1st and 2nd in Archer (Gorilla Glue, Llamingos), 3rd in Kingdom Overthrow (Llamingos).

    • The Golden Geese also placed 2nd in the Skits.

    • Llamingos placed 1st in Iron Scout.

    • And lastly Timberwolves placed 1st in Scout Spirit.

 

  • Palomar Observatory Campout – May 17-19th

    • Come join the Troop for a weekend of Camping, Hiking, Tour of Observatory, and Obtaining the Astronomy Merit Badge.

    • Parents were are looking for anyone that is willing to come with a telescope and assistance in operating the telescope.

    • Sign ups are here.

    • Sign ups close on May 13th to allow proper meal planning.

    • Meal planning will be during the Troop Meeting May 14th.

 

  • Dog Care Merit Badge – Classroom Session May 14, 2024 – 6 p.m.

    • There are still 4 spots available for our Dog Care Merit Badge session.  Sign up here.

    • You must have a dog to participate in this class.

    • There are prerequisites to complete prior to the class.

 

  • SPL Elections/PL Leader Elections

    • We will be holding elections for Senior Patrol Leader and Patrol Leaders for next term on May 28, 2024, during our outside meeting at Citrus Ranch Park.

    • If you are interested in running for SPL (you must be First Class and have prior experience in a leadership position), you must inform the Scoutmaster Mr. Stewart by May 21st and be prepared to give a short speech during the May 28th meeting. 

 

  • Summit Gear Check – May 14th

    • Summit gear check number 2 will be on May 14th.  Those crews that need their gear checked need to be prepared to present those items to the adult leaders.

 

  • Summer Camp – July 28 – August 3, 2024

    • We are requesting that any remaining Scouts sign up by next Tuesday to finalize our numbers for Summer Camp.

    • During the May 24, 2024 Troop Meeting, Mrs. Morgan will be discussing available merit badges and the process to sign up, as well as pre-requisites for any merit badges.

    • Available merit badges are on the attachment.  

 

 

Yours In Scouting,

Morgan A. Stewart

Scoutmaster

Troop 235 Program Update 4/25/24

Posted on Apr 24 2024 - 8:22pm

Dear Troop Families,

 

  • Camporee – April 26-28, 2024

    • Camporee is April 26-28, 2024.  Camporee is a local event for our Canyons District that is filled with camping and competitions with other Troops in our district.  It is a time to show our scout spirit and demonstrate our scout skills.

    • Arrival at RHL at 5:15 in full Class A.  If you are not dressed in full Class A, with correct uniform, you will be asked to return home to acquire the required portions of your uniform.  Parents will then be responsible for dropping their Scout off at Camporee.

    • OA Members bring your sash for OA Callout.

    • Please ensure that you arrive with your completed duty roster for Camporee.

    • We have not received our assignments for volunteers for our booth.  

 

  • Service Project: Pack 235 – Saturday, April 20, 2024

    • Thank you to Gavin S., Logan C., Grant C., Joaquin C., Carlos S., Ethan S., Aidan S., Jeffrey S., Thomas S., and Travis B. for coming out and helping with Pack 235’s Skill Day this past weekend.

    • These Scouts gave more than two hours of their time to help train and supervise cub scouts of Pack 235 in knot tying, camp set up, obstacle courses, first aid and orienteering.

 

  • Earth Day Conservation Project- Coastkeeper

    • Thank you to all the Scouts (and adults) that volunteered this past Saturday at the Coastkeeper cleanup.

    • Awesome job from Kellen M. for arranging this service opportunity for the Scouts.

 

  • Palomar Observatory Campout – May 17-19th

    • Come join the Troop for a weekend of Camping, Hiking, Tour of Observatory, and Obtaining the Astronomy Merit Badge.

    • Parents were are looking for anyone that is willing to come with a telescope and assistance in operating the telescope.

    • Sign ups are here.

    • We are looking for someone to tow the trailer, and an adult grubmaster.

 

 

 

Yours In Scouting,

Morgan A. Stewart

Scoutmaster

 

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