Troop 335 is chartered with the Northmont United Presbyterian Church in McCandless, PA. We meet every Monday from 7-8:30 p.m. Troop committee meetings are monthly on the fourth Thursday of that month.
Some of our regular trips/activities throughout the year include
Wilderness Survival: A trip that tests your skills in the outdoors, while teaching you some for the future. This is a camping trip meant for improvisation. The shelters are varying upon what the scouts choose.
District Camporee: This trip is a council wide camping trip that many troops attend and has different themes for each year. This is a tenting event.
Backpacking: A trip that teaches scouts to pack light,efficiently, and appropriately for the weather conditions. It is a short hike about 10-15 miles over a weekend. This is a tenting event.
WEBELOS to Scouts: This is a trip that encourages WEBELOS to continue on with Boy Scouting. This is a cabin camping event.
Winter Camping: This is a trip normally at the Independent Mountain Men. We have fun while learning how to keep comfortable in harsh conditions. This is a tenting trip.
Klondike Derby: This is a council wide event in which scouts test their scout skills and use points earned to get gear for the troop. This is tenting trip.
Gourmet Challenge: This is a trip to test your cooking, acting, and overall skills in the kitchen, outdoors. This is a cabin trip.
Good Turn: Good Turn is a prerequisite for the optional Pipestone Camp Honors program at our summer camp at 7Ranges Scout Reservation. This is an overnight trip and during the day the participants do service for the camp. This is a tenting trip.
Canoe Trip: This is a canoeing trip down the Clarion River and is about 20-26 miles down the river over a weekend. There are Class 1 rapids scattered among the river. It is required to have passed the Swimmers test in order to attend this trip.
Summer Camp: This is a week long trip at 7Ranges Scout Reservation where we do merit badges, swim, .22's, shotguns, and so much more.
This year we will be including some new trips including:
Cycling and rafting at Ohio Pyle
Visiting a city nearby
Fishing with Cub Scouts
In addition, in the past we have done the following