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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 6/29/2022

Posted on Jun 29 2022 - 9:18pm

Dear Troop Families,

  • Flag Ceremony options at Calvary Chapel - July 3rd 2022

    • Calvary Chapel will be hosting multiple flag ceremonies on July 3rd 2022. If any scouts are available to participate in the flag ceremonies, please contact former ASM, Mr. Jim Hosler at jimhosler@att.net or 562-537-9147. Scouts attending flag ceremonies need to be in full Class A uniform. Address:  3095 Red Hill Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92626.

  • Troop Meeting - July 5th 2022

    • Come join your incoming SPL team and incoming PLC members for some fun games at our next troop meeting at Citrus Ranch Park. Scouts and Scouters attend in Class B unless they have a scoutmaster conference scheduled for July 5th.

  • Summer Camp Gear Check 

    • Mr. Fordham has scheduled two sessions for the Summer Camp Gear Check. All scouts attending summer camp need to attend at least one of the two sessions and get a sign off from Mr. Fordham. Packing list from Camp Emerald Bay is attached to both calendar events on the troop website.

  • Newport Bay Conservancy Project  - July 2nd 2022

    • Our Outdoor Ethics Guide (Hansen S.) has arranged for a fun conservation service project for the troop. Please RSVP on the troop website here. This is a great opportunity to serve the community and for scouts to earn conservation service hours.

  • Patrol Roster Changes

    • If any scouts wish to change patrols for the upcoming term from July 2022 - December 2022, they need to send an email to Mr. Swami and Steven L. to confirm their choices. Patrol roster changes are not guaranteed till we get all the requests and balance out the age / experience / leadership positions for the patrols. The cut-off for sending requests for patrol changes is end of day Tuesday, July 5th 2022.

Please let me know if I can provide any additional details.

Yours In Scouting,

Pankaj Swami,

Scoutmaster, BSA Troop 235.

 

AJ H. Eagle Scout Project Fundraiser

Posted on Jun 27 2022 - 9:14pm

Dear Troop Families,

Hello my name is AJ Hinrichs and I am a life scout working towards my eagle project. This Thursday on June 30, I will be holding a fundraiser at Chick-Fil-A where a portion of the proceeds will go towards my eagle scout project. All you need to do is show the attached flier at the Chick-Fil-A in the Marketplace. This project will be painting a Basketball court on the blacktop at the OCCA. Thank you for your support.

Summer ECOH

Posted on Jun 18 2022 - 8:15am

 

Mark & Nicole Boyce, Kameron & Deanna Kennemer, and BSA Scout Troop 235 cordially invite you to attend an Eagle Scout Court of Honor

MEDICAL FORM PART C NEEDED ASAP!

Posted on Jun 14 2022 - 4:07pm
Emerald Bay summer camp is just over a month away! 
All SCOUTS and ADULTS attending summer camp need to have a current medical form part C on file with the troop. Adults attending, make sure you also have current medical forms parts A and B.

Troop 235 Program Update 6/13/2022

Posted on Jun 13 2022 - 3:01pm

Dear Troop Families,

  • Next Troop Meeting - June 21st 2022 - Summer Camp Gear Check and Tenderfoot Physical Fitness updates

    • Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, June 21st 2022 at RHL. 

    • Thanks to incoming quartermaster (AJ M.) and incoming ASPL (Levi B.) for stepping in to lead the meeting on 22nd June as a number of other youth leaders will be at Philmont. Youth / adult leaders bring the device for measuring sit and reach at this meeting. 

    • On May 3rd, we recorded initial baseline readings for scouts working on the physical fitness requirements (requirement 6) for tenderfoot  rank. At the meeting on June 21st, we will record the updated readings to measure the progress. Scouts should attend in Class B uniforms and wear comfortable athletic shoes for the activities.

    • Mr. Fordham has scheduled two sessions for the Summer Camp Gear Check. All scouts attending summer camp need to attend at least one of the two sessions and get a sign off from Mr. Fordham. Packing list from Camp Emerald Bay is attached to both calendar events on the troop website.

  • Newport Bay Conservancy Project  - July 2nd 2022

    • Our Outdoor Ethics Guide (Hansen S.) has arranged for a fun conservation service project for the troop. Please RSVP on the troop website here. This is a great opportunity to serve the community and for scouts to earn conservation service hours.

  • Patrol Roster Changes

    • If any scouts wish to change patrols for the upcoming term from July 2022 - December 2022, they need to send an email to Mr. Swami and Steven L. to confirm their choices. Patrol roster changes are not guaranteed till we get all the requests and balance out the age / experience / leadership positions for the patrols.

Please let me know if I can provide any additional details.

Yours In Scouting,

Pankaj Swami,

Scoutmaster, BSA Troop 235. 

 

Thien-Tho N. Eagle Scout Project

Posted on Jun 10 2022 - 10:03am

Hi, my name is Thien-Tho N. and I am a Life Scout working towards my Eagle rank. I am currently in Troop 235 located in Tustin, California, and my project is to pack 300 food bags for a homeless shelter. The organization that I am working with is called VietLove, and they are an organization that does projects that help impoverished people in Orange County, Vietnam and Haiti. All of these donations will fund the supplies needed for my project. Thank you so much!

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