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Boy Scout Troop 455 of Johnsburg, Illinois is a prime example of what a dynamic Scout troop should be. The troop, chartered by the Johnsburg Community Club in October of 1972, has a long history of outdoor activities and community service, while running a top notch youth leadership development program. The Troop has earned the Quality Unit Award each year since 2000, and has 110 Eagle Scouts to prove it.

The Troop has an outing every month, year round, with a one week summer camp for all scouts and a High Adventure Program for the older Scouts. Scouts earn funds for their trips by participating in fundraisers during the year.

Some of the troop’s favorite places to visit are: Philmont Scout Ranch, Cimarron, New Mexico (Backpacking), Sea Base, Florida Keys, Bahamas and U.S Virgin Islands (Sailing), Quetico Boundary Waters, Ely, Minnesota (canoeing), and Summit S.R. /ACE Adventure Center on the New River in West Virginia (white water rafting).

Troop summer camps have been held in Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana and Illinois. We bike, hike, scuba dive and snorkel, sleep in caves, explore dunes, see nature and learn about our world.

We participate in community events such as parades, create service projects to meet the needs of others, and have boys joining us from all over northern McHenry County.

We are proud to be known as THE JOHNSBURG BOY SCOUT TROOP.

Come play with us, game system not required!

Troop Announcement

Posted on Mar 24 2020 - 9:49pm

You have probably received many emails from Scouting BSA Leadership as well as the Blackhawk Council discussing their recommendations to ensure scout and family health.  Troop 455 will be following those recommendations and until it is communicated to you otherwise, there will be no Troop Meetings, PLC Meetings or Campouts. 

Russian Cobra Patrol

Posted on Mar 11 2020 - 9:46pm

Just a reminder for the Russian Cobra Patrol to be working on writing down a Patrol Yell, make a drawing of a Patrol Flag with "Troop 455" and Johnsburg, IL" on it, Bring money for campout food, and $6 for bowling on Tuesday night.

Read the update in the Order of the Arrow section

Posted on Mar 8 2020 - 8:31pm

OA section updated today 3/8/20.   Mr Novak

Need OA Scouts to get OA Election Trained.

Sycamore District Dutch Oven Cook Off, Thursday, 6/11/20

Posted on Feb 16 2020 - 6:22am

Long range planning starts now with practicing a dish for the 6/11/20 Roundtable at Grace Lutheran Church in Woodstock. Scouts and Adults can enter the contest. You can make your dish and bring it prepared in a dutch oven or cook it there having it ready to eat at about 7:15 pm. More details to follow.

Firewood Fundraiser Information now Available

Posted on Oct 15 2019 - 9:09pm

Please find the details of the firewood fundraiser program in the navigation menu on the website.  Contained within are instructions on how much the firewood will cost, when to collect money to, to who checks should be made out to, and turned into.  In addition, there are directions of who to contact to make arrangments, a procedure to follow, and the address and location of the firewood.  Please review this information.

Old Scout uniform pants and shirts you don't want anymore!

Posted on Oct 13 2019 - 11:56am

Please return any good condition old Scout uniform pants and shirts you don't fit in anymore and receive $5 to your Scout account. This will allow for a bigger selection in our Troop clothing closet and help new members complete their uniforms. Troop 455 is a full uniform Troop! (BSA: socks/pants/belt/shirt/neckerchief) please see troop Secretary Tammy Zupan for information.

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