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Troop 5 : For Boys and Girls Ages 11-18

Northeast Illinois Council  :  Wilmette, Illinois  :  Established 1922

Troop 5 News


Scouting provides boys and girls (ages 11-18) with opportunities to learn new skills while having fun. For over 95 years, the Scouts of Troop 5 have participated in a wide range of exciting events and activities.Troop 5 have served the community of Wilmette, IL since...

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Troop 5G: Girls in Scouting

We are very proud of our Troop 5 Girls! Starting in 2019, a new and separate girls troop took its place alongside our boys troop. Under the guidance of Scoutmaster Christine Randolfi, the Troop 5 Girls provide a wide range of events and activities. To learn more on...

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Troop 5 Open House 2020

Boys & Girls in Grades 5 – 8 are Invited to the Troop 5 Open House! Troop 5 invites boys and girls in Grades 5—8 to our annual Open House on January 27, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette, 600 Ninth Street in Wilmette. Monday, January 27 7:30—8:45pm...

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Upcoming Events



Support Weekend at Camp Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan

We are heading to Camp Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan to help clean up after last year’s terrible storm and get camp ready for this summer!

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The Building Blocks of Scouting


Scouting offers a wide variety of activities and experiences that provide lasting memories and develops character and leadership.


Empowering leaders is one of Scouting’s core principles. Our Troop instills leadership through teamwork and personal growth.


Take the first step in realizing your full potential through rich experiences that will be valuable wherever your future leads.


Service is the gift we give to others. It allows us to sustain our community by identifying needs and targeting them.

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First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette
600 Ninth Street
Wilmette, IL 60091

Troop 5 is chartered to the First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette
Northeast Illinois Council,
Boy Scouts of America