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Troop 230 is a boy-led troop in Lake Oswego for Scouts aged 11-17. Select "About Us" to learn more.

For boys age 6-10, Cub Scouts is for them. We are not Cub Scouts, but click here for contact info on local Cub Packs.

Forward Thinking - Summer Camp!

Posted on Feb 7 2019 - 12:47pm

ARE YOU READY FOR SUMMER CAMP?!?!?!

With our busy lives, we often don't think about what is just around the corner.

We are only 5 months away from our Summer Camp Extravaganza; where a few brave adults, and a bunch of excited scouts will be making their away towards the coast for a week long, fun filled, experience at Camp Meriwether!

Mark Your Calendars - Our's is!

Where: Camp Meriwether
When: July 14 - July 19

More details will be posted soon regarding costs, planning, etc.



Philmont 2019

Posted on Jan 23 2019 - 10:51am

Scouts, we have an opening on the Philmont crew for one additional scout. In order to participate you must be at least 14 years old, or, you must have completed 8th grade before the trip begins.

If you are interested, please contact Assistant Scout Master Greg Rainey with your interest.

Winter Lodge - Aubrey Watzek

Posted on Jan 21 2019 - 2:01pm

What: Winter Lodge - Aubrey Watzek
Where: Our Lady of the Lake, Parish Hall
When: Saturday 26 January, 2019 and Sunday 27 January, 2019
DepartureTime:
    Skiers - 6:00 AM Departure Time
    Tubers - 7:30 AM Departure Time
Return time: 11:30am at L.O. Jr. High (Not OLL)
Meeting Location: Our Lady of the Lake

Details:
Ski at Mt Hood Meadows on Saturday and head over to stay at Aubrey Watzek, a private BSA lodge & tubing area at Mt. Hood that we'll share with other troops.

For Scouts that want to go tubing, Thom Spear will take a group to the Ski Bowl tubing hill for morning tubing. You will eat a sack lunch in the Ski Bowl Chalet and then head over to the White River Sno Park until time to check in at Aubrey Watzek, a private BSA lodge

Cost(s): $35 for meals, lodge fee, transportation. Registration closes Thurs. night, 1/24, at midnight.

Skiers/Snowboards, buy lift tickets here: https://www.skihood.com/store 

Tubers, please bring additional cash to pay:
$22 2-hour snow tubing pass at Ski Bowl.

Snow Patch Oregon

Helmets will be mandatory for skiers and tubers

Bring A Sack Lunch for Saturday - All Attendees

Register below.- Please be specific about your plans. Note if you will ski and/or rent in the "notes" section when you register.

Registration closes Thur. night, 1/19 at midnight, or when full.

Jan 21st Troop Meeting - Philmont Trek Selection Night

Posted on Jan 16 2019 - 12:04am

Philmont Trek Selection Night

All scouts interested in attending Philmont this summer, we will be voting on our top trek choices. Please come to the meeting prepared to vote. Any scout that would like to make a case for one or more treks, you will be invited to speak before the group.

Download the list of treks from the Philmont Guide Book
https://www.philmontscoutranch.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019ItineraryGuidebook.pdf

Please focus on these itineraries: 7-1, 7-2, 7-4, 7-5, 7-6, 7-8, 7-9, 7-10 on pages 92-110.

Adult Leader Planning Meeting

Posted on Jan 14 2019 - 12:23pm

What: Adult Leader Planning Meeting
Where: JJ's Pub, 1399 McVey Ave, Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034 
When: Wednesday 16 January, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Background:
Every 6 months, the newly elected Senior Patrol Leader and Patrol Leaders determine the monthly meeting themes and activity priorities for the next 6 months. This process is an essential experience for leadership skills development and for providing all Scouts a sense of ownership of the Troop. 

The adult planning conference determines the best ways to support the Scout Leaders’ 6-month activity goals.

Notes:

Day Outing to the Columbia River Maritime Museum

Posted on Jan 8 2019 - 12:03pm

What: Day Outing to Columbia River Maritime Museum
Where: Columbia River Maritime Museum & Fort Stevens
When: 12 January, 2019
Time: 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Meeting Location: Meet at Our Lady of the Lake
Cost: $15

Register Here

Discover the stories of the legendary Columbia River Bar, one of the most dangerous passages in the world, at the nationally renowned Columbia River Maritime Museum.

Explore the extreme forces at work along the Columbia River Bar. Learn about waves that can exceed 40 feet in height during the most severe winter storms. See exciting exhibits on the U.S. Coast Guard and the Columbia River Bar Pilots. Witness the legendary salmon fishing runs and take a tour of a floating lighthouse, the lightship Columbia.

Maybe, you can even apply some of the knowledge learned about waves towards Requirement 3 in the Oceanography Merit Badge:

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