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Troop 355 is chartered through Chapel Hill United Methodist Church of Battle Creek, Michigan.

The typical life of a Scout from Troop 355 includes weekly meetings, monthly campouts, service to the community, leadership building, a week at summer camp, high adventure trips, and much more.

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  • Troop Hosts Wilderness First Aid at KCC Troop 355 was joined by Troop 325, Troop 292, and Troop 265 to earn a certification in wilderness first aid; a requirement for their upcoming summer trip to Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, New Mexico. On Saturday, Scouts and adults were at Kellogg Community College learning various techniques on how to handle medical and trauma emergencies while backpacking in the wilderness. The course was sponsored by KCC’s Emergency Medical Services Department where participants were able to utilize many of the department’s resources. “We have always been a supporter of the scouting program and this was another way to continue our department’s vision: Saving Lives Through Education,” said Dr. Chet Dalski, Eagle Scout, and Director of KCC’s ...
    Posted Mar 20, 2017, 6:32 AM by Dan Lok
  • Troop Hikes Isle Royale National Park Members of Boy Scout Troop 355 of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church in Battle Creek, Mich., recently hiked Isle Royale National Park, located in the northwest corner of Lake Superior. Isle Royale is the largest island in Lake Superior, roughly 45 miles long and nine miles wide and covering 894 square miles. With virtually no roads and limited electricity and infrastructure, it is regarded as the most isolated and least visited national park in the U.S. In preparation, the scouts spent much of the last year planning for their eight-day trek throughout this beautiful yet rugged national park. Planning consisted of weeks of research, physical conditioning for the boys and adults, route planning, fundraising, and other activities. Ultimately ...
    Posted Mar 19, 2017, 6:58 PM by Dan Lok
  • T355 Learns about Law Enforcement February's monthly theme was on Citizenship.  Part of the month was spent on learning about our legal system.  On Monday, February 15th, Battle Creek Police attended a meeting to talk about the importance of their role in the legal system.  Sergeant Todd Elliott and Officer Craig Long talked to Scouts about the daily life of an officer and different ways of how they incorporate themselves in the community. Sgt. Elliott spent some time on different tactics that officers use to engage criminals and the importance of "talking them into handcuffs".  "No one wants to be in handcuffs, and they most certainly don't want to go to jail, but it is easier for everyone if we attempt to talk ...
    Posted Feb 18, 2016, 8:16 AM by Dan Lok
  • T355 Completes Backpacking Seminar in Preparation for Isle Royal Over the weekend, Troop 355 participated in a new Backpacking seminar designed to teach Scouts the basics of preparing for hiking trips.  The seminar was a requirement for Scouts, and adults, to participate in Isle Royal, and Philmont.  Topics on the agenda included proper use of hiking equipment, planning, meal preparation, and much more.Scouts were able to have a first hand experience in learning about different types of equipment while backpacking in remote wilderness areas.  Backpacking stoves, cooking equipment, water purification methods, backpacks are just a few of the items experienced.During lunch, Scouts were able to prepare some different types of meals that may be used on trips.  Some of the meals that were introduced were Mountain House ...
    Posted Jan 14, 2016, 8:26 AM by Dan Lok
  • Troop 355 Delivers Popcorn to Battle Creek VA Medical Center Troop 355 delivered Boy Scout popcorn to the Battle Creek VA Medical Center on behalf of the Michigan Crossroads Council on Monday.  The popcorn delivered was from donations made specifically by people from all around the council during the 2015 season sales.All popcorn will be distributed to veterans in the outpatient clinic.Left:  Back row: Caleb McLouth, Skyler Sebring, Jordan Beyke, Erik Beyke, Nathan EkolaFront row:  Trevor Timmer, Kevin Grady, Dan Lok
    Posted Dec 23, 2015, 1:39 PM by Dan Lok
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