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Welcome to Boy Scout Troop 230!

 

Troop 230 welcomes you to our website.  Please explore the different information about our troop and its activities.  Troop 230 is part of the Tamanend district in the Washington Crossing Council.  Our troop is sponsored by St. Ignatius Church of Yardley, Pennsylvania.

Please join us on Tuesdays 7:30 P.M. at St. Ignatius Church in Yardley, PA. 

The troop strives to live by the scout oath, law and motto through its numerous activities.  Each year our senior scout leadership plans the next calendar year of activities, including monthly camping trips, scout craft and merit badge focus and most importantly, various community service projects.

In the past our advancement to Eagle throughout our troop has been outstanding.  The challenge is given to each scout of Troop 230 to obtain this rank as a means to build their foundation into becoming a contributing adult in our ever increasing complicated society.

Family Canoe Trip

Posted on Apr 25 2016 - 1:45pm

Please note we are short of adult leaders who have the necessary certifications (e.g. BSA safe swim defense, Safety Afloat, etc.) to run the Family Canoe Trip on Memorial Day weekend.  Three or more certified key leaders have family events that conflict with that weekend.  Any adults who are considering going on that trip and are willing to take a leadership role please contact our scoutmaster Jodi Litus.  If we cannot establish the proper leadership for that weekend, we may need to push it back to a weekend in June.  We will try to keep you updated as decisions are made.  Thanks for your patience and assistance.

Scoutmasters Meeting

Posted on Apr 25 2016 - 1:38pm

The Scoutmasters meet every first Thursday of the month.  Starting time is 7:30 pm.  We invite all interested parents to join in our discussions.  You don't need to be a Scoutmater, just need to be an interested parent willing to help review and support the activity plans of the boys.  The next meeting will be Thursday, May 5, at

Chas Terry's house,

998 Yorkshire Drive

Yardley, PA 19067

If you plan to attend, please email Chas at cterry@mkakarate.com so Chas knows how many chairs he needs to accommodate the group.

Save the Date - Leader's Get-A-Way

Posted on Apr 18 2016 - 10:27pm

Join the leaders of Troop 230 for an adult team building activity during the weekend of June 3rd, all adults welcomed to attend.  See the attachment for more details.  

First Aid-O-Ree Report

Posted on Apr 18 2016 - 9:49pm

  What a perfect weekend for camping and a first aid competition.  A team of eight scouts led by Blaze L. and Zack K. easily completed challenging stations such as CPR, carries, water rescue, and traumatic injuries.  Working as a well put together unit they earned perfect or near perfect scores throughout the day.

Boot Camp: A Parent Orientation / Q & A Session

Posted on Apr 18 2016 - 11:47am

On April 19, from 7:30-8:00 we will be holding the first of our parent orientation series.  During this meeting we will be talking about the activities of Boot Camp, the scout skills that will be taught and gear selection.   Mr. Sites will be presenting lesson learned about buying camping gear and will also  bring in their own gear for demonstrations.  Attendance is encouraged but not required.

Boot Camp April 23 - 24

Posted on Apr 18 2016 - 11:47am

This camp is especially geared toward new scouts in the troop to teach them the basics of camping and scouting, and to assist them in beginning the process of advancement.  The goal is to be certain by the end of this trip the young scouts have reached the rank of "Scout," and have made good progress toward completing many of the requirements of Tenderfoot. 

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