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Welcome to the BSA Troop 230 Website

BSA Troop 230’s program revolves around the great outdoors.  We are a backpacking troop and will start hitting the trail in March and go until November.  Most of our backpacking has been on the Appalachian Trail in Southeastern Pennsylvania.  We average 5-7 hikes per year with at least 3 of them being overnight trips or longer.  Recently we have completed a 14 mile hike on the Pinchot Trail in Lackawanna County in the Pocono’s.  Some other trails that we have hiked are Ricketts Glen, French Creek, Hickory Run State Park, and Monacacy Hill, a very local trail that is approximately 5 miles of various terrain and small challenges along the way as to not discourage the boys.  This is a great way to introduce the boys to hiking. 

AUGUST CAMPING TRIP - PLEASE REGISTER OR REGRET!!!!!!!

Posted on Jul 25 2017 - 11:07am

ARE YOU READY TO CAMP!!!!!   We are!   The setting is beautiful Green Lane Park - we will be hiking, cooking and boating!   Stay tuned for complete information - we are working on this as we speak! 

Ted Studt - Troop 230’s 35th Eagle Scout

Posted on Jul 24 2017 - 9:55pm

Earlier tonight, Ted Studt attended his Eagle Scout Board of Review at Ursinus College and was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout to become Troop 230’s newest Eagle Scout.   Ted marks Troop 230’s 35th Eagle Scout. Ted has shown great dedication in achieving the dream of becoming an Eagle Scout and presented himself in true Scouting Principles and represented his troop, family and most importantly himself in the highest esteem. Congratulations on achieving the highest honor in Scouting; becoming an Eagle Scout.  Ted, as an Eagle Scout, may you spread your wings and soar to the highest heights; leading and setting a cheerful example of honor, courage, loyalty and service. Congratulations to Ted and his family on this extraordinary accomplishment!

Final Shakedown meeting for Philmont. Mandatory

Posted on Jun 27 2017 - 10:08pm

Philmont Campers: 

Please join us for our final meeting and shakedown on Monday, July 17th from 7-9 p.m. You will need EVERYTHING in your pack that you are taking to Philmont for this shakedown as well as the duffle or softside luggage that you will put your pack in to ship it on the airplane.  Please do not bring a hardshell bag to ship your pack in as it causes storage problems at Philmont.

First Meeting for Summit High Adventure Trip 2018---location change

Posted on Jun 27 2017 - 9:52pm

Summit 2018 Attendees and Parents,

I look forward to seeing you next Wednesday, July 5th from 7-9 p.m. 

Give Fort Mifflin a Ghost of a Chance - Parents Can now Sign Up

Posted on Jun 13 2017 - 8:42pm
The Fort Mifflin Ghost Tour Trip on 8/12-8/13 requires a minimum of 25. We currently have 9 signed up. This trip is now open for parents (not siblings) in addition to the scouts.

T-shirt Orders due June 5th - shirts required for summer camp

Posted on May 30 2017 - 8:35am

Order forms are in the attachment and include two types of wicking shirts, which are best when back packing /hiking. Note: if your scout is participating in summer camp, he is required to have at least 4 RED and 3 GREY shirts. Please check with Mrs. Korchok, who is in charge of the scout closet, if you have shirt needs or donations for our younger Scouts.

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