Come Join Troop 175!
Dear Parents,

Thank you for taking time to visit our web site.  The goal of Boy Scouting is to develop character, citizenship and fitness.  The Boy Scout program provides your son with the opportunity to learn tools to survive in the real world.  Among the number of skills he will learn are: first aid, camping, wilderness survival, cooking, and leadership.

Over the number of years I have been involved as an adult leader in Scouting, I have learned that in order for a boy to advance and succeed, he needs the support of his family.  In general the boys that advance and reach their goals in Scouting, are the ones whose parents become involved in the program. That is why we encourage parental involvement. This is an investment of your time that you will be reimbursed for 10 fold, as you enjoy the pride and satisfaction of all his future successes.

Our Troop is very active.  We have been rock climbing, horseback riding, canoeing, camping and skiing. We try to offer a variety of activities so that there is something for everyone.  The activities are picked by the boys with guidance from the leaders.  We have 3 major fundraisers every year 2 of these help the troop and one helps Rainbow Council.

Yours in Scouting,

Sam Bylon
More Information About Troop 175 And How To Contact Us:
Boy Scout Troop 175 is part of the Waapi Lenaswa district of Rainbow Council located in Morris, Illinois and was first chartered on March 15, 1994.

Our Troop is a boy led troop under the supervision of many adult leaders, each with unique life experiences to help guide the boys to be the best citizens they can be.  Outside of being trained Boy Scout leaders, our adult volunteers work in many different professional & medical fields, various trades as well as education.

If you would like to learn more about Troop 175, please feel free to stop in to any of our weekly troop meeting listed on the main page of this website.  We typically meet every Wednesday at 7:00pm at the Moose Family Center.     No appointment in nessesary.

You can also email our Troop leadership for more information at
What Is The Boy Scouts Of America?
Boy Scouts is for young men in the fifth grade through high school. Service, community engagement, and leadership development become increasingly important parts of the program as youth lead their own activities and work their way toward earning Scouting’s highest rank, Eagle Scout. There are currently 855,000 Boy Scouts and 485,000 adult volunteers in the United States.

While there is guidance from experienced leaders, Boy Scouts take their own lead, exploring places they've never been as they dive into the rugged world of outdoor adventure. With a spirit of teamwork, they pack up their Scout gear and their sense of adventure, and dive into the learning and excitement that comes from being in the brotherhood of the Boy Scouts.

Boy Scouts has a lot to offer, but don't let the 130+ merit badges scare you away. With the exposure to a uniquely hands-on learning experience through earning merit badges that reflect each boy's budding interests, they unlock a world of discovery around them, and forge their path for the future. By culminating the Boy Scouting experience by earning the rank of Eagle and accomplishing a service project imagined and executed by the Scout himself, he can prove his leadership skills and gain the confidence he needs to excel in life and in the world at large.