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 Scout Re-Registration

Posted on Nov 9 2018 - 2:27pm

Scout re-registration for 2019 is now closed!

Deadline: November 8, 2018


The 2019 Recharter Package was submitted last night at the Skyloo District Roundtable. Troop 230 rechartered with 36 scouts and 18 adults. Thanks to all who assisted with the successful completion of this effort. A copy of the Charter Renewal Application is attached. I have printed copies of the Application that I will bring to future troop meetings for those who need one.

Again, thanks to all for helping me successfully make the 8 November Skyloo District submission deadline.

Unit Advancement Coordinator

Orienteering Skills Course - Day Trip

Posted on Oct 25 2018 - 11:11am

What: Orienteering Skills for rank and merit badge requirements
Sunday 4, November 2018
Time: 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Cost: $10.00
Register Here

This is a day event to assist scouts with learning and earning orienteering requireemnts for rank and orienteering merit badge.

What's "orienteering"?

Orienteering is a competitive sport in which participants find their way to various checkpoints with the aid of a map and compass. Scouts will learn how to read a topographic map, identify and recognize terrain features, and navigate using a map and compass. Our goal is to teach Scouts how to NOT to get lost in the woods.

On this day trip you can earn:

Backpacking Overnight - Cottonwood Canyon State Park

Posted on Oct 25 2018 - 11:07am

What: Overnight Backpacking Trip - Cottonwood Canyon State Park
 Saturday 17 & 18, November, 2018 
Time: 7:00 AM departure time, 3:00 PM return time
Cost: $10.00
Register Here

This is an "Intro to Backpacking" outing with significant opportuniies for accomplishing rank advancement and merit badge requirements for hiking, camping, cooking and map/compass usage.

One of Oregon's newest State parks (est. in 2013), Cottonwood Canyon State Park is rugged and vast, from the vertical cliffs carved by the John Day River to deep side canyons and arid, rocky grasslands that extend for miles in all directions. The park’s 8,000-plus acres are open for exploring, stargazing and contemplating the elemental forces that carved this unique landscape.

Test Your Limits - Gaston Tree to Tree Adventure Park

Posted on Oct 11 2018 - 11:52am

Sign up now for the tree to tree adventure park.   Check it out here:


Who: Troop 230 will have group of 16 to go through the course together - Adults and Scouts are all invited.

What: https://tree2treeadventurepark.com/

Where: Gaston, OR - about an hour from here

When: Saturday 10/20, meet at OLL at 10:00 AM; return to  OLL around 4 PM.

Why: Proove to yourself that you can do it.

How: Bring a sack lunch and be dressed for outdoor weather. Cost is $50 per person.

Be sure to register here

Longbow Campout

Posted on Sep 22 2018 - 10:34pm

Who: Troop 230 will have Longbow Organization Camp for our exclusive use.

What: Historic Longbow was built in the 1930s. It has a covered cooking area, log sleeping shelters, a camp fire bowl and a parade ground. Opportunities for fishing, hiking the Old Santiam Wagon Road.

Where: On Highway 20, about 17 miles east of Sweet Home. GPS coordinates: 44.39167, -122.36667.

When: Friday 9/21, meet at OLL at 5:00; Sunday 9/23, return to LOJ around noon.

Why: “We are not a club or a Sunday school class, but a school of the woods.” - BP

How: Bring a sack dinner on Friday and have your flashlight and a jacket handy. Cost is $30.

Be sure to register here

ADULT TRAINING: Scoutmaster & Assistant Scoutmaster Training

Posted on Sep 14 2018 - 2:20pm

What: Scoutmaster & Assistant Scoutmaster Training

Who: Any and all adult leaders who would like a training refresher, who is in need of training, or would like to become a leader with Troop 230.

Where: Tigard Fire Department, 8935 SW Burnham St., Tigard, OR 97223

When: Saturday, September 22nd from 8:00AM to 1PM

Why: The Skyloo District will be offering Part 1 Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster training. This is part of the required training to be considered a Trained Scoutmaster (or Assistant).

Please be sure to register for the training here.

Unsure if the training is needed? You can check your training requirements through Scoutbook under your profile and within My.Scouting.

BSA Troop 230

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