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Welcome to Troop 230!

 

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.

2019 Summer Camp - It's just around the corner!

Posted on May 16 2019 - 11:26pm

ARE YOU READY FOR SUMMER CAMP?!?!?! IT'S ALMOST HERE!

Where: Camp Meriwether
When: July 14 - July 19

Mark Your Calendars - Our's is!

We are only a few 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!

We've set up payment schedule, with the full amount needing to be paid by May 30; the cost is $380 per scout. Please be sure to register and schedule your payments here:

Payment 1 - $75
Payment 2 - $305

If you wish to pay the full cost at once, please use this payment option:
Full Payment - $380

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) Opportunities

Posted on May 7 2019 - 11:47am

WHAT: National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) 
COST: $325.00

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) gives youth the knowledge, skills and confidence to Lead. NYLT is a premier youth leadership training course for Scouts and Venturers. NYLT offers exciting, action-based program designed to provide youth members of the BSA with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home units and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.

There are a few opportunities coming up

NYLT 2019 Sessions:
Course #1 at Aubrey Lodge: Friday, May 31 – Sunday, June 2nd AND Friday, June 7th – Sunday, June 9th. Participant must attend both weekends to complete the course. Course #1 Check-in time will be 7:00PM on Fridays. Check-out time will be 7:00PM on Sundays.
Course #2 and #3 are running simultaneously.
Course #2 at Camp Baldwin: Sunday, June 23 – Friday, June 28. COURSE #2 IS FULL.
Course #3 at Camp Baldwin: Sunday, June 23 – Friday, June 28.
Course #4 at Camp Baldwin: Sunday, August 4 – Friday, August 9.
Course #5 at Camp Baldwin: Sunday, August 11 – Friday, August 16.

Trevor's Eagle Project

Posted on Mar 29 2019 - 11:16am

What: Flag Collection Box
Where: Meet at Trevor's House; 4388 Snowbrush Court, Lake Oswego OR
When: 
  * Saturday 6 April, 2019 - 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM
  * Sunday 7 April, 2019 - 1:00 PM until 4:30 PM

You can assist Trevor in making a Flag collection box as part of his Eagle Project.

For Saturday, bring gloves and wear old clothes. The afternoon will be spent staining wood for the collection box.

For Sunday, bring gloves, drills and screwdrivers if you have them. The afternoon will be spent assembling the collection box.

Please be sure to register above to indicate if you will be attending a shift!

Saddle Mountain Day Hike

Posted on Mar 21 2019 - 3:07pm

Saddle Mountain SummitWhat: Five mile round-trip day hike 
Where: Saddle Mountain
Date: 13 April, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Meeting Place: Our Lady of the Lake
Supplies: Bring a day backpack with your lunch and snacks, water, ten essential, camera if you wish, and gear for all types of weather.  Wear hiking boots or sturdy shoes, the trail is rocky.
Sign-up: Please Register Here before noon Pacific on Thursday (4/11) so we can confirm that we have enough drivers.

Another adult leader is needed!! Please sign up.

We will meet at our Our Lady of the Lake at 8:00 AM, load-up cars and drive to the Saddle Mountain trail head. The hike is 5 miles round trip with an elevation gain of 1,900 feet. This is our first hike for the season, so we'll set a relaxed pace. We'll eat lunch along the trail, finish our hike, and return Our Lady of the Lake by 3:00pm (estimated arrival time).

Adventure Awaits! Philmont Crew Last Chance Closes Wednesday

Posted on Mar 15 2019 - 2:44pm
 

Orienteering at Mary S. Young State Park

Posted on Mar 15 2019 - 2:44pm

What: Orienteering
Where: Mary S. Young State Park (West Linn)
Date: 16 March, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Meeting Location: Round Table Pizza (Boones Ferry Road)
Cost: $5 for Pizza
Supplies: Bring a compass if you have one, boots (the park is soggy), clip-board, straight-edge ruler, and pencil.
Sign-up: Please Register Here before noon on Friday (3/15) so we can bring enough materials!


Our plan is to meet at the Round Table Pizza on Boones Ferry Road in Lake Oswego at 11:30. We will order pizza, eat, spend 30 or so minutes talking together about orienteering, map reading, declination, etc and merit badge requirements. We will then take the boys to Mary S. Young park to complete a course and apply what they've learned together. We will also offer some resources and ideas to help them in preparing their own orienteering course to meet badge requirements. We will be back at Our Lady of the Lake by 3:00pm. Bring $5 for pizza and an orienteering compass if you have one.

Register Here

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