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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. 

April 7th - Start of 12 Week Swimming Program

Posted on Mar 31 2015 - 9:48pm
Sign up on the troop calendar!  

Just a reminder that we will be starting our 2015 Swimming Season next Tuesday night at URSINUS COLLEGE. 

April 4th Eagle Scout Project for St. Mary's Parish - Request for Scout Support!!

Posted on Mar 31 2015 - 9:41pm

Calling All Scout!!! 

My eagle project will be on April 4th from 8am to 2pm at St. Mary's parish on 40 Spring Mount Road in Schwenksville. We will be moving the benches to the church, digging holes for the benches and installing the fountain. I will need roughly 10 scouts to help me. I need the scouts to come to my house to help load the benches and move to the church. If you just want to help out at the church, please show up there roughly half an hour later. Only thing needed will be work clothes, water, boots and work gloves. Please suppport me and sign up on the troop web page.

May 8th-10th: Backpacking Weekend

Posted on Mar 31 2015 - 9:39pm

Register Now on the troop calendar!

 
 

Camp NoBeBoSco - Sign up now and take advantage of the early payment option. Read Announcement for more details.

Posted on Mar 24 2015 - 10:40pm

Camp NoBeBoSco offers a large variety of troop and camp wide programs, designed to meet the interests of scouts of all ages. NoBe consistently provides great quantity and quality of food. (Just ask scouts that have been there). NoBe offers day and evening activities that will keep your scout and troop active and involved. NoBe is located at the foothills of the Kittatiny Ridge, in the beautiful mountains of Northwest New Jersey, 15 miles from the Delaware Water Gap.

OA- Service Weekend - 17 - 19 April 2015

Posted on Mar 20 2015 - 10:47am
This is the first Order of the Arrow Service Weekend of the year. Don't forget to pay your dues and sign up if you are an OA member.

Horseshoe Trail Weekend - 24 - 26 April 2015

Posted on Mar 20 2015 - 10:47am

 This year we are hosting our sister troop, bound to be lots of fun. Register now for this camping weekend on the troop 230 calendar!

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