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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.

Flag Day - June 14th Troop 230 Community Service and Fundraising Activity

Posted on Jun 12 2019 - 12:40pm

Flag raising at Mary's Woods, The Stafford and Pioneer Cemetery.
This is a troop fundraiser. Please join us to support the troop

What: Set up Flags in Support of Troop Activities and as Community Service
Set Up:  Rendezvous at OLL Parking Lot at 7:20 am to load vehicles with flags and equipment.
Take Down: Take responsibility for one of the 3 locations and rendezvous there at 7PM to gather flags and rebar.  Return all to OLL Troop closet.
Who:  You!  We need three vehicles each capable of handling 20 flags and a bucket with rebar "posts"
Details:  Look in the "Files" folder for ""Flag Raising and Lowering" for very detailed instructions.

ALL Parents Meeting @ Tryon Creek State Park

Posted on Jun 12 2019 - 12:36pm

Meeting Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Date: Monday, June 17th

Address: 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland, OR 97219
Location:  Our Scouts will be hiking Tryon Creek State Park so let's get outside too!  We'll meet under one of the covered pavillions next to the Nature Center.

THIS MEETING IS IMPORTANT FOR PARENTS/GUARDIANS OF OUR NEWEST SCOUTS.

Troop 230 has been blessed in many ways the past few years and we continue to have a robust, successful, safe program of which we can all be proud and most importantly a program that fosters all the important lessons of Scouting in our sons. 

We want to maintain that momentum and success as it remains an important part of our lives today and into the future. This meeting will be an important step in this planning - please mark, rearrange or modify you calendars as needed in order to participate. All Parents / Guardians: Please mark your calendars for this important meeting.

June 17th Troop Meeting at Tryon Creek St. Park

Posted on Jun 12 2019 - 12:33pm

Meeting Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Date: Monday, June 17th
Address: 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland, OR 9721
Meeting Location: Next to the Nature Center.

Join your Troop for a hike through Tryon Creek State Park. Multiple rank requirments that can be met with this hike! Examples are listed below.

Most require that you study your Scoutbook ahead of time but this outing offers a great opportunity to advance in rank - Don't pass it up.

Overnight Backpack Trip - Herman Creek

Posted on Jun 12 2019 - 11:24am

Where: Herman Creek Trail (Trail #406), details below
When: Saturday and Sunday, June 29-30
Details: Approximately ten mile round-trip day overnight backpacking adventure, Herman Creek trail in the Columbia River Gorge
Departure Date/Time: 29 June 2019 (Saturday) at 8:15 AM
Meeting Location: Our Lady of the Lake at 8:00 AM for departure at 8:15 AM
Return Date/Time: 30 June 2019 (Sunday) at approximately 3:00 PM
Return Location: Lake Oswego Junior High
Cost: Free

Sign-up:
 Please Register Here before noon Pacific on Tuesday (6/25) so we can confirm that we have enough adult leaders/drivers and the patrol leaders can coordinate tents and cook stoves.

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.

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