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:
Parker Epple Eagle COH
Date: 2013-12-08 15:28:00
Name: Update for December 10
This Tuesday, December 10, is a regular meeting. Dress is Class A. There will be a class on ski waxing and a review of the Alyeska ski resort as preparation for the ski outing on December 28 and 29. Also, there will be instruction on winter camping in preparation for our January and February campouts. If time permits we will also have a Scout knowledge relay race between the Patrols. We will begin signups for the January overnight winter campout at Eklutna Lake.
Next Tuesday, December 17, our meeting will be an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Parker Epple.
Date: 2013-11-18 17:49:29
Name: Update for November 19
This past Merit Badge lock in was a great success!! Thanks to all the Adults who made it happen and congratulations to the Scouts that worked hard to earn their Merit Badges!
This Tuesday is a regular meeting and dress is Class A. This meeting we will review the Merit Badge lock in, return Merit badge books to the library and have a Patrol Knot tying race.
Tuesday will also begin the sign ups for the Alyeska ski trip. There is a limit to 24 Scouts and we will also need at least five adults to attend. POC for this event is ASM Mark Davis.
Date: 2013-11-10 19:25:20
Name: Update for November 12
Scoutmaster Update for November 12
This Tuesday, November 12, is a regular meeting. Dress is Class A. This is the last opportunity to sign up for the Merit badge lock in. Librarians will check out Merit Badge books to Scouts. Scouts will play “Capture the Flag” for the rest of the meeting. Scouts remember to bring your headlamps!
All Scouts who have received popcorn to distribute for your individual sales need to bring the money in to Mrs. Knaak at this Tuesday’s meeting.
Next weekend, November 15-17, is the Merit Badge Lock-in at the United Methodist Church of Chugiak, 16430 Old Glenn Hwy. Class A uniform will be worn at the Lock-in. Scouts will be sleeping on a gym floor so bring a good sleeping pad (or two). Remember to bring your Merit Badge books, paperwork and a pencil or pen.
Date: 2013-11-03 14:55:20
Name: Update for November 5
Scoutmaster Update for November 5
This Tuesday, November 5, is swim night at Chugiak High pool. Please meet at 7:00PM and bring a signed Troop permission slip. You can get one on the Troop website. Dress in your Class B uniform. Fees for the pool are $3 for youth and $5 for adults who also want to swim. Scouts who need swimming rank advancements signed off must bring their Scout books. (Put them in a Ziplock bag to prevent them from getting wet.) Any Scouts working on their Swimming merit badges must arrange that with your merit badge councilor.
There is also a short PLC on Tuesday prior to the swim. We will plot out our activities for the rest of the year and into January. Please arrive at the Chugiak pool at 6:30PM even if you are not planning to stay for the swim.
Signups will continue until November 12 for the Merit Badge lock-in. Please contact Mrs. Moore ASAP if you are planning to go.
Date: 2013-10-27 20:55:59
Name: Update for October 29
This Tuesday, October 29, is a special meeting. Dress is Class A. At this meeting we will cover the steps for Advancement as well as the expectations of Scouts and Parents as members of Troop 230. Please plan to attend.
Wiggys bags are in. Please pick up your sleeping bag at 630PM.
Signups continue for the Merit Badge Lock in. Fees are 30 dollars and signups will be ending soon.
Next week is a swim night at Chugiak pool. There will be a short PLC for Troop leaders before the swim starting at 630PM.
Date: 2013-10-20 19:59:27
Name: Update for October 22
Thanks to ASM Mark Davis for putting together another successful Orienteering campout. The Scouts had a great time searching for Control points and bidding for items at the end of day auction.
This Tuesday, October 22, is a regular meeting and dress is Class A. There is a Parent/Committee meeting-ATTENDANCE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. We will discuss the upcoming Merit Badge lock-in, Summer Camp, and the High Adventure outing for next year.
Scouts must return ALL Troop gear, clean and dry. All gear will be thoroughly checked before returning it to the cage. We will also be welcoming a visit from Pack 229. Make them feel welcome!
This is also the FINAL day for re-chartering with Troop 230. No exceptions.