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Welcome to Troop 230, Penfield, NY!

Troop 230, Penfield, NY - Celebrating 70 years of Scouting!

Welcome! Please feel free to look though these announcements and see what Troop 230 has going on and what Scouting is all about!  The Troop is Scout-led and is working to fulfill the Vision of Scouting:

The Boy Scouts of America will prepare every eligible youth in America to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Law.

Please contact us to learn more and join us in Scouting...  "a game with a purpose"!  scoutmaster@penfield230.com


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Sign Up is OPEN for the April Boston Trip! April 5-8

Posted on Feb 27 2020 - 8:09am

Come to Boston with T230 April 5-8

 

It's a replay of the awesome 2014 Trip!

Trip includes:

  • Freedom Trail (16 stops)
    • Boston Common, State House, Park St Church, Old Granary Burial Grounds, Kings Chapel, Ben Franklin's Statue, Old Corner BookStore, Boston Aquarium, Old South Meeting house, Boston Massacre site, Faneuil Hall, Paul Revere House, Old North Church, Copps Hill Burying Ground, USS Constitution, Bunker hill
  • Boston Science Museum
  • Fenway Tour / Batting Practice / Eat at the Park / See a Game - Red Sox vs. Rays
  • Salem Witch Trials / House of Seven Gables

Cabin camping / Ride the subway / walk the town 

Working to keep costs below $300 per Scout.  Depends on numbers and activities!  

Show your Scout Spirit and get out of town during break!

Pack 230 Crossing Over to Troop 230 This Week!

Posted on Feb 9 2020 - 9:51pm

Everyone is invited to join the Scouts of Troop 230 welcome the Arrow of Light Webelos from Pack 230 as they cross over into the Troop.

The ceremoney starts @ 6:30 PM in the Sanctuary of the Church. Please arrive by 6:20 ready to welcome our new Scouts.  We will follow the crossing over with our normal Troop meeting and finsh at the normal time. 

See everyone then!  Be ready to share Scout Spirit!

HOLIDAY BOWLING!!!

Posted on Dec 15 2019 - 12:01pm

REMINDER!  BOWLING THIS WEEK!

 We normally do a “white elephant gift exchange” but are bowling instead this year.  Please join us!

 Quick update on details for Holiday Bowling with T230:

  • Date: Wednesday 12/18 7:00 – 9:00 PM
  • Location: Fairview AMC Lanes, 1407 Fairport Rd, Fairport, NY 14450
  • Meet at Fairview Lanes for Two Hours of Bowling
  • We will have pizza and sodas for bowlers.  Probably a cake or cupcakes?  We will see.

We are also working on a few competitions and drawing for some prizes based on tickets earned for points scored bowling and demonstrating Scout skills (Be Prepared with your AoL skills and beyond!)

Webelos are invited so please count on attending to lend your bowling and Scout skills to the group!

Cost for the Troop members is $7.00 each (subsidized by our fundraising). Covers bowling, food, shoe rental (If adults want to bowl – you are welcome to - we are asking them to contribute the full AMC costs of $20.)

 It’s going to be a fun time and we are looking forward to seeing you.

Please RSVP!!!!

Pack 9 Visits this week (12/11)

Posted on Dec 8 2019 - 8:30pm

Meeting plan:

This week’s meeting is a review of Scout Cooking / Best practices:

6:50 PM Pre-opening activity: game?

7:00 PM Opening / Announcmenets / Welcome / Names RoundRobin

7:10 PM

  • Overview of Scout cooking on camping trips
  • Meal planning – how to
  • Duty roster – how to
  • We will cook breakfast (pancakes /  bacon)
    • Setting up and lighting stoves
    • Cooking on camp stoves
  • Meal clean-up will be demonstrated

8:10 PM Relay game or related activity.

8:25 PM Final announcements / thank yous. Invite to join the Troop for Holiday Party next week.

Webelos will participate in all of the above.

Wreath Assembly Evening

Posted on Dec 1 2019 - 9:39pm

Meet @ 4:45 PM at the NEW Fellowship Hall at the First Baptist Church to assmeble wreaths!

Please arrive as soon as possible to unload and get the job done!

See you all there!

Camp Barton: Cornell Football, Waterfall Hike, Climbing Weekend

Posted on Nov 21 2019 - 8:28am

Final week to prepare for Camp Barton!  

Wednesday's meeting will focus on final prep.  FInal meal plan selection / Patrol Box Check out / Duty Roster's etc.  

Webelos from P230 and P9 will be joining us for this trip!

FRIDAY:

  • 6:00 PM Gather at the Church - eat dinner before coming.
  • 6:30 PM departure
  • 1.5 Hour ride to Camp Barton.
  • 8:00 PM arrival @ camp
  • set up camp / campfire / cracker barrel

SATURDAY:

  • 7:30 AM Up for Breakfast
  • 9:00 AM Climbing at Cornell Climbing Gym  (8:30 AM departure)
  • 11:30 – 1:00 PM Tailgate / Walk Around Campus
  • 1:30 Football Game  (11:30 AM departure) 
  • 5:00 Return to Camp
  • IRON CHEF - Golden Skillet Dinner Cooking competition
  • 7:00 PM Dinner Judging
  • 8:00 PM Campfire 
  • 10:00 PM Cabins

SUNDAY:

  • 7:30 AM Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM Camp Cleanup
  • 9:00 - 11:00 AM Waterfall Hike in the AM / Possible Service Project
  • 11:00 AM Depart for Home

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