Troop 28 annually aims to have a monthly outdoor outing, usually within a three-hour drive of Glencoe. While this year’s schedule is continuing to evolve based on the decisions made by our current scouts, you can see some of the currently planned activities below, along with some of the adventures we’ve taken over the last few years.


Paddleboarding, camping, and water sports at Van Buren State Park, IL

Climbing, rapelling, and camping at Devil’s Lake State Park, WI (***cancelled due to flash flood warnings***)

Camping and advancement skills at Glencoe’s Little House

Indoor camping at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Luging and ice fishing at Muskegon Winter Sports Complex

Skiing and snowshoeing at Cascade Mountain

Spring hiking at Starved Rock State Park


Rock Climbing and Hiking at Devil’s Lake State Park

Campout at a Troop Family Farm in Wisconsin

Camping at Blue Springs Cavern

Skiing at Cascade Mountain

Luging at Muskegon Winter Sports Complex

Klondike Camp

Camporee at Camp Crown in Wilmette

Commando Campout at Warren Dunes, Michigan

High Adventure at Bechtel Summit

Ma-ka-ja-wan Summer Reservation Boy Scout camp


Canoeing and camping on a sand bar on the Lower Wisconsin River

Scout Jam Camporee, Lakewood Forest Preserve, Wauconda, IL

Mountain biking on the Muir Trails, Kettle Moraine South Park, WI

Geocaching Campout at Glencoe’s Little House

Veteran’s Day Memorial Service

Camping at Camp Reinberg in Palatine, IL and indoor climbing at First Ascent

Skiiing and tubing at Wilmot

Indoor Rock Climbing at Vertical Endeavors in Glendale Heights, IL

Snow sports and BMX and skating in Milwaukee

Hiking the canyons and waterfalls of Starved Rock

Annual year-end campout at Warren Dunes State Park, MI

Glencoe Independence Day Parade

Northern Tier Canoe Expedition in Bissett, Manitoba

Ma-ka-ja-wan Summer Reservation Boy Scout camp


Canoeing on the Lower Wisconsin River

Corn maze and zip lines at Richardson Farm

Mountain biking on the Muir Trail

Geocaching campout at Glencoe’s Little House

Horseback riding and shooting in Berrien Springs, MI

Skiing and tubing at Wilmot Mountain

Climbing at Vertical Endeavors in Glendale Heiths, IL

Hiking, biking, and fishing at Rock Cut State Park

Camping, beach hiking and capture the flag at Warren Dues State Park, MI


Moutain biking on Muir Trails at Ketle Moraine South

Camping and canoewing on the Lower Wisconsin River

Trail riding on horseback and camping at Berrien Springs, MI

Silo climbing near Camp Wokanda

Tubing, skiing, bowling, and camping at Wilmot Mountain

Indoor skating at Pettit Center in Milwaukee

Day trip to Lincoln Museum in Springfield, IL

Hiking by waterfalls and camping by Starved Rock State Park

Capture the Flag and camping at Warren Dunes, MI