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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 Playwicki district in the Washington Crossing Council, formerly called the Bucks County Council in 2014.  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.

Troop Leadership Elections - May 12

Posted on Apr 24 2015 - 12:07pm

Troop Leadership Elections are scheduled for Tuesday, May 12th.  Put your name or a friend's in nomination for Senior Patrol Leader or Patrol Leader! 

Eagle Scout Project - Steven Pellegrino

Posted on Apr 24 2015 - 12:06pm

Steven Pellegrino needs volunteers for his Eagle ScoutProject. We will be staining, varnishing, and finally assembling the pieces foreight bookshelf units to be donated to A Woman’s Place, a refuge for men, women, and children affected by domestic violence. The dates of the project are as follows: Staining and varnishing on the weekend of May 2 and 3, and assembling the shelves on Saturday May 9. This event will be held at his house, 294 Cinnabar Lane. The times are 9:00-11:00 on the 2nd, 2:00-4:00 on the 3rd, and 9:00-12:00 on the 9th. An additional adult will be needed on the 9th. All help will be greatly appreciated!

Ben Peszka's Eagle Scout Project

Posted on Apr 24 2015 - 12:06pm


Ben needs volunteers to assist him with finishing off the borders of the Veteran's Square Monument in Lower Makefield. Volunteers will prepare the soil and plant Boxwood Gem shrubs on the two remaining open sides of the monument. This will create a natural border and will guide visitors through the site. Lunch and water will be provided
The dates and times are as follows:
May 3rd - 9am until 4pm 
May 9th - 9am until 4pm
If you cannot come for the entire time, that is ok, please come when you can on these days.
There will be water breaks and on top of lunch, there will be fruit and snacks available.
 

Five Miles Woods Community Service

Posted on Apr 24 2015 - 12:06pm

The Friends of Five Mile Woods have regular workdays for volunteers on the second Saturday of each month, March through October.  Scout and other community groups are encouraged to volunteer time in the Woods. Workdays start at 9 am and finish at noon.  Typical projects involve pruning vegetation off of the trails, trail lining, building and repair projects, and hosting public events.  We frequently take time out to enjoy and learn about the Woods and all of it’s fauna and flora. Work at Five Miles Woods counts as a community service time, and Five Miles Woods can be used as a sponsor for the Citizenship in the Community Merit Badge.  Any questions, be sure to ask any Scoutmaster. 

"Unheralded Courage" Service Project

Posted on Apr 24 2015 - 12:05pm

On May 3rd from 1:15 to 2 and 4:30 to 5:15, we will be setting up and taking down chairs and tables at the Masonic Lodge (on the corner of Edgewood and Heacock) for the Veterans Square Foundation's "Unheralded Courage" power point presentation. Please come!

"Unheralded Courage" Invitation

Posted on Apr 24 2015 - 12:05pm

Scouts and their families are invited to attend "Unheralded Courage" Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII on Sun. May 3rd, 3 pm, Masonic Hall.  There will be behind-the-scenes discussion of 3 films describing little-known stories of heroism during the war by the filmmaker Rob Child. He will also moderate a panel discussion with 3 of our own local WWII veterans.  All scout families, friends and neighbors are welcome.  Please share the information and see the attached flyer.  Adults $5; students and scouts free.  Event benefits maintenance of Veterans Square Monument.   www.VeteransSquare.org.
 
Thanks very much.
Mrs. Kraeck
 

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