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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 4/11/24

Posted on Apr 10 2024 - 9:39pm

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.

    • Sign ups are now closed.

    • As soon as we have our scheduled times, we will need parent volunteers to monitor the station that we are running.

    • All Patrols should be working on patrol flags, yells and coordinating to ensure consistency of Class A and Class B for Camporee.

 

  • Earth Day Conservation Project- Coastkeeper

    • April 20th from 9-11 am. Scouts must fill out this Google Form so the organization has parental authorization (waiver). In addition, please also sign up on the troop website so we know who is attending. They suggest to bring:

      • Rain/rubber boots (if you have any) or closed-toe shoes. They have about 50 pairs of various size boots that can be used.
      • Reusable Water Bottle
      • Sun protection such as sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses
      • Comfortable clothing

 

Yours In Scouting,

Morgan A. Stewart

Scoutmaster

 

Troop 235 Program Update 4/4/2024

Posted on Apr 3 2024 - 10:59pm

Dear Troop Families,

 

● Annual Scout Induction
On April 9, 2024, the Troop will be holding its Induction for new Scouts and Scouts that have not been previously participated in an induction ceremony.
Ceremony will begin in the Sanctuary immediately following parent meeting.
Following induction, the Tree Lot Managers will review the Tree Lot dates, expectations and timing in the CLC.
Scouts need to be on time to line up and prepare for the ceremony.  WEAR full Class A.

 

● 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..
Sign ups will close by April 9th2024 to ensure that we do not have to pay late fees for sign-ups.  Please sign up here.
All Patrols should be working on patrol flags, yells and coordinating to ensure consistency of Class A and Class B for Camporee.

 

● Parent Meeting – April 9, 2024
Reminder that parent meeting is next Scout meeting, April 9th.  Please attend to receive troop updates, particularly about upcoming campouts and Summer Camp.

 

Yours In Scouting,

Morgan A. Stewart

Scoutmaster

 

Troop 235 Program Update 3/21/2024

Posted on Mar 20 2024 - 9:34pm

Dear Troop families,

The Canyons Camporee is scheduled for Friday April 26- Sunday April 28. 

Theme: Ready Player Scout

A full weekend of competition, games, fun and special awards.


All scouts are expected to attend this campout and represent Troop 235 at this OCBSA/Canyons
District event. We are looking to a full roster of scouts to enjoy this annual campout.


Overview:
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.
Come ready to have fun and to represent Troop 235 well in your patrol and troop competitions!

Please RSVP and fill out all appropriate forms -- adults and campers MUST have completed Code of Conduct and BSA Medical

Forms A & B (Most of you may have already completed one for Back to Troop – please print another set for
THIS campout out). We cannot allow anyone to leave Red Hill Lutheran with the troop UNLESS
scouts/adults have checked in with their forms with Ms. Cardenas.

Troop 235 Program Update 3/14/24

Posted on Mar 13 2024 - 7:05pm

Dear Troop Families,

 

  • NO SCOUT MEETING NEXT WEEK (March 19, 2024)

    • It is Spring Break (the Troop follows TUSD’s calendar).  Everyone please have a safe and enjoyable spring break.

    • We return to regular meetings on March 26, 2024.

 

  • Ghost Town Camping – Calico Recap 

    • The Troop had a great time camping in Calico this past weekend.  We were able to take four separate tours (mine, railroad, gold panning and mystery house).

    • There was a dessert competition and all the patrols did a good job.

    • Photos are available here if you want to look what your Scouts were able to do (including getting jailed): Calico

 

  • Camporee – April 26-28, 2024

    • Camporee is April 26-28, 2024.  Now is the time to ensure that all Scouts have the appropriate and correct patches as well as order any missing parts of your uniform to ensure that we are prepared for Camporee.  

    • Orders must be in by March 12, 2024 to ensure delivery by Camporee.  

    • Link to order form here.

 

 

Yours In Scouting,

Morgan A. Stewart

Scoutmaster

 

Troop 235 Program Update 3/7/24

Posted on Mar 6 2024 - 6:54pm

Dear Troop Families,

 

  • Ghost Town Camping – Calico – March 8 – 10, 2024

    • The Troop is camping at Calico Ghost Town in Yermo on March 8-10, 2024.

    • Be at Redhill Lutheran Church no later than 5:15 on March 8 to depart by 5:30.

    • This trip will offer the opportunity to visit the ghost town, visit some local caves and a cooking competition.

    • Please be prepared for anything from warm weather to cold evening temperatures.

    • Scouts should have spending money should they want to buy anything in town.

 

  • Florida Sea Base High Adventure - 2025

    • Due to some software glitches, there were numerous issues with 2025 High Adventure sign ups at all 4 National BSA High Adventure bases.  Our Troop had originally signed up for 1 Keys Adventure crew and 1 Sea Exploring crew from July 19th - July 25th. However, we had to make changes because of the software glitches and our troop is now split into 2 separate treks for 2025 High Adventure:

      • Keys Adventure - July 19th 2025 - July 27th 2025. Read more on the troop website here.

      • Coral Reef Sailing Adventure - July 29th 2025 - August 5th 2025. Read more on the troop website here.

    • Please RSVP to indicate your interest in this High Adventure program for 2025. Please only RSVP for one of the two adventures (Keys Adventure or Coral Reef Sailing)

 

  • Camporee – April 26-28, 2024

    • Camporee is April 26-28, 2024.  Now is the time to ensure that all Scouts have the appropriate and correct patches as well as order any missing parts of your uniform to ensure that we are prepared for Camporee.  

    • Orders must be in by March 12, 2024 to ensure delivery by Camporee.  

    • Link to order form here.

 

Yours In Scouting,

Morgan A. Stewart

Scoutmaster

Troop 235 Program Update 2/22/24

Posted on Feb 22 2024 - 7:59am

Dear Troop Families,

 

  • Camp Tahquitz

    • Thank you to Mr. Labahn for running our Camp Tahquitz camping trip.  Although slightly cold, the Scouts had fun playing in the snow.

  • Ghost Town Camping – Calico – March 8 – 10, 2024

    • The Troop is camping at Calico Ghost Town in Yermo on March 8-10, 2024.

    • This trip will offer the opportunity to visit the ghost town, visit some local caves and a cooking competition.

    • Please be prepared for anything from warm weather to cold evening temperatures.

    • Sign Ups are here.

  • PLC Planning Meeting

    • Reminder to all leaders in the Troop.  The PLC Meeting is scheduled for February 25, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. at Citrus Ranch Park. 

    • Pizza will be served.

  • Florida Sea Base High Adventure - 2025

    • Due to some software glitches, there were numerous issues with 2025 High Adventure sign ups at all 4 National BSA High Adventure bases.  Our Troop had originally signed up for 1 Keys Adventure crew and 1 Sea Exploring crew from July 19th - July 25th. However, we had to make changes because of the software glitches and our troop is now split into 2 separate treks for 2025 High Adventure:

      • Keys Adventure - July 19th 2025 - July 27th 2025. Read more on the troop website here.

      • Coral Reef Sailing Adventure - July 29th 2025 - August 5th 2025. Read more on the troop website here.

    • Please RSVP to indicate your interest in this High Adventure program for 2025. Please only RSVP for one of the two adventures (Keys Adventure or Coral Reef Sailing)

  • Camporee – April 26-28, 2024

    • Camporee is April 26-28, 2024.  Now is the time to ensure that all Scouts have the appropriate and correct patches as well as order any missing parts of your uniform to ensure that we are prepared for Camporee.  

 

Yours In Scouting,

Morgan A. Stewart

Scoutmaster

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