29 scouts advanced in 7 ranks, 35 scouts earned merit badges, 106 merit badges earned in all. Many adults completed training, thank you, parents!
Scoutmaster Howie inducted the 3 new leaders: Adam Panzica as SPL, Stephen Paul as ASPL, and Joe Nepsa as Quartermaster.
Scoutmaster Howie's Scoutmaster Minute spoke about the redundancy in names in our troop since we have 52 scouts now. There are many same first names and last names and some same first names that are not the same family. Two people shared the same name, but one as a first name and the other as a last name.
On May 28, 2018, scouts both participated in a 10 mile hike that started at 6:30am as well as marched in the parade downtown Wilmette that started at 10am. Both groups met at the Village at 11:30am.
On May 19, 2018, Troop 3 had its annual pancake breakfast. The fundraiser helps provide tents and supplies for the scouting program. The morning breakfast featured blueberry, chocolate chip, and plain pancakes. All you can eat included savory sausages, orange juice, milk, and water.