Rockford Boy Scout earns Eagle Scout rank

Ryan Sinclair, 18, of Rockford is awarded the Eagle Scout rank.

Ryan Sinclair, 18, has earned the highest and most coveted award presented by the Boy Scouts of America: the rank of Eagle Scout. He began his Scouting career as a Cub Scout in Pack 115 of Traverse City. Upon moving to Rockford, Sinclair continued Scouting in Boy Scout Troop 228, which is chartered by Bostwick […]

Scouting for Food benefits NKCS

Members of Troop 282 with their initial food collection are (l–r) Andrew Hall, Erik Buelken, Brad Bussing, Sean McLellan and Owen Webber.

Across the country, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts recently joined together for the annual Scouting for Food campaign. In the Rockford area, Boy Scout Troop 282 chartered to North Kent Presbyterian Church, Troop 228 chartered to Bostwick Lake Congregational Church, and Cub Scout Pack 3285 from Crestwood Elementary School collected food items to benefit North […]

Siekman awarded Eagle Scout rank

Siekman

Ryan Siekman of Boy Scout Troop 228 was presented with Boy Scouts’ highest rank, Eagle Scout, at a special Court of Honor ceremony on March 6 at Bostwick Lake Congregational Church. Siekman, the son of Dale and Cindy Siekman, began his Scouting career as a Cub Scout in 1998 with Pack 3228. During that time, […]

Webelos Open House Held

FUN WITH A PURPOSE—Members of Boy Scout Troop 228, Collin Gates, Andrew March and Trevor Carlson, help the Webelos learn knot-tying skills. Boy Scout Troop 228 held their annual Cub Scout open house on November 5. The event is designed to give the Webelos-level Cub Scouts the opportunity to experience the next level of Scouting […]

Boy Scout Troop 228 holds Court of Honor

Boy Scout Troop 228 held a Court of Honor Thursday evening, Aug. 27, at Bostwick Lake Congregational Church. The evening began with a pot-luck dinner, followed by the Court of Honor. The Court of Honor opened with the presentation of the flag, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Scout Master Jim Grissom conducted the meeting […]