Troop 230 Eagle River, Alaska

Welcome to the website of Troop 230!

Troop 230 and Troop 219 make history as first scouts to hike to the Aniakchak Caldera. July 2012. Photo: Taylor H.

The Troop in Boy's Life

Hello and welcome to the site of Troop 230! We are an active Boy Scout troop based in Eagle River, Alaska. Visit our events page to see what is going on.

Seven Day Forecast:

First Day of School










Regular meeting
American Flag Service Project

Scoutmaster Updates:

Date: 2014-08-19 02:19:47

Name: Update for August 19

Tuesday, August 19 there will be no meeting as school starts the next day.  We will have our next meeting on August 26 and dress will remain Class B until after Labor Day. 

Popcorn selling has begun.  If you have an order form you may begin door to door sales or sell online.

Date: 2014-08-10 15:59:45

Name: Update for August 12

This Tuesday, August 12, is the Annual Planning meeting for the Troop and dress is Class B.  This meeting is for Scout leaders and adults and we will begin at 6:30PM.  Any Scouts or adults who have ideas for Troop outings for next year or the rest of this year please contact your Patrol leader, your SPL, or myself.

This weekend, August 15 thru 17 is the Fall OA Ordeal for OA candidates.  Please check the Great Alaska Council website for more information and registration.

POPCORN! POPCORN! POPCORN!  Popcorn sales have begun.  If you have not received a popcorn order form in the mail you can pick one up at this Tuesday’s meeting.  Selling popcorn is important for funding our Troop!!  We will also have Show and Sell times.  More information about those will follow later.

Scout elections will be on September 23.  If you are First Class or above, you may run for a Scout leader position.  You can find descriptions of the various positions on the Troop website.  Deadline for applications is September 16 and you can print one off from the Troop website.

Date: 2014-08-04 20:19:18

Name: Scoutmaster Update for August 5

Tuesday, August 5, is a regular meeting and dress is Class B and Yukon participants can wear their Blue shirts.  Scouts who have Troop gear need to turn it in, dry and clean, to the Quartermasters this Tuesday.  That includes gear checked out for summer camp, Yukon canoe trip and any other Troop event this year.  Scouts will then learn cooking with a Dutch oven and participate in Capture the Flag.  Scouts assigned to assist in the Flag ceremony for the Relay for Life this weekend will practice.

Friday and Saturday, August 8 thru 9, 7PM to 3PM is the Relay for Life to assist with cancer research.  Troop 230 will perform the opening and closing Flag ceremonies and we need other Scouts and adults to help assist during the day and evening.  If you are interested please sign up with Annette Vrolyk at this meeting.

Next Tuesday, August 12, is the Annual Planning meeting for Scout leaders and Scoutmasters where we plan activities for the following year. Any Scouts with ideas for outings please let your Patrol leaders know.

Date: 2014-07-28 22:38:07

Name: Scoutmaster Update for July 29 from the Yukon River

Scoutmaster Update for July 29 from the Yukon River


Troop 230 Scouts and Parents,


This Tuesday, July 29, there is no regular meeting but Board of Reviews will be conducted for those Scouts that made arrangements at last Tuesday.


Date: 2014-07-20 16:40:19

Name: Update for July 22

This Tuesday, July 22, is a regular meeting and dress is Class B.  Scouts will participate in various stations teaching Scout skills.  Scouts and Adults participating in the Yukon trip will finalize preparations.

Next week, July 29, there is no regular meeting but Board of Reviews will be conducted for those Scouts that need it for advancement.  If you need a Board of Review, you MUST speak with Mrs. Moore at this Tuesday’s (July 22) meeting.

Yukon High Adventure:  Participants in the Yukon River Canoe trip will depart on Thursday, July 24, at 9:00AM heading to Tok.  Plans are to pack food on Wednesday.  Correction to Yukon notes:  Mrs. Moore’s cell phone number is 242-6868.

Florida Sea Base 2015:  The deadline for commitment to the 2015 Florida Sea Base trip is the end of July.  Currently all 12 spaces for the trip are full but if you are not sure of your commitment please let myself or Mr. Gongliewski know as soon as possible to allow spots to be opened for other Scouts.  A partial payment of $250 is due at the beginning of August from all participants.

Date: 2014-07-14 16:24:33

Name: Update for July 15

Thanks to all those that made our trip to Lost Lake possible!!  The Scouts had a great time and earned lots of Merit Badges and some Scouts finished rank advancement requirements.

This Tuesday, July 15, is a PLC (Patrol Leaders Council) meeting for Scout leadership only.  Dress is Class B.  Scouts who attended summer camp should stop by to return their clean and dry Troop tents and any other Troop equipment.  Quartermasters will be needed at this meeting to help with this.

Yukon High Adventure:  There is a meeting this Tuesday, July 15, for the Yukon High Adventure trip.  Adults will meet from 7:30AM to 8:30PM.  Scouts who are going will meet at 8:30PM right after the PLC meeting.  A packing list for theYukon trip was emailed out to all participants.