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  • Eagle Scouts recognized - Scouting continues in Tualatin 2020 Scouting continues strong in Tualatin and Tigard communities, providing leadership and community service for the Youth involved.  This past summer,  two Eagle Scout projects provided improvements to the front grounds at the Tualatin Valley Elks Lodge with a new 25 ft flagpole, LED lighting, an armed services monument, pavers, and landscape rock.  Tor Helland (Troop 530) installed a third flagpole to make room for a POW-MIA flag and upgraded the lighting to energy-efficient LEDs.  Over 800 pounds of concrete was poured to secure the foundation tube three feet below the ground surface.  Tor faced some unexpected challenges with the COVID-19 restrictions, the flagpole mistakenly sent to the east coast, and dealing with wildfire smoke.  "This was the ...
    Posted Oct 10, 2020, 6:07 AM by Jackie Dannemiller
  • 50th Annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser - CANCELED Troop 530's 50th Annual Pancake Fundraiser has moved once already this year.  Like many things during this crazy year, we have decided that the time is still not right to have this fundraiser.We look forward to seeing next year!
    Posted Sep 14, 2020, 8:57 PM by joe van winkle
  • Troop 530 with Tualatin City Council On Monday, February 10, 2020. Troop 530 visited with the mayor of Tualatin, Frank Bubenik. The scouts got to speak with the mayor and ask questions about issues with the city. The scouts asked questions on a wide range of topics including, adding a bridge between Tigard and Tualatin, extending Max into Tualatin, and How large capital projects are planned.The scouts then attended a work session with the city council. The topics we got to discuss were about cannabis dispensary. After the work session, the scouts helped kick off the public meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. This helped the scouts get closer to earning their Citizenship in the Community merit badge.  The scouts enjoyed seeing how their city ...
    Posted Feb 29, 2020, 12:22 PM by Jackie Dannemiller
  • Holiday Trees Recycling 2019 Scouting BSA Troops 35 and 530 will cover the entire city on Saturday, Dec. 28 and Jan. 4 to pick up Christmas trees for recycling. Trees need to be curbside by 8:30 a.m. and will be picked up between 9 a.m. and noon on both days. The suggested donation is $12 for smaller trees (six feet and under) and $17 for anything larger. If you do not receive an informational envelope in December, please make checks payable to “Scouts BSA” and place in any envelope attached to the tree. To prevent donation theft, a scout will knock on your door when they pick up your tree if no envelope is attached to the tree.  A drop-off ...
    Posted Dec 22, 2019, 5:53 AM by Jackie Dannemiller
  • 2019 Scouting For Food Saturday, December 7, 2019An annual tradition since 1986, Scouting for Food rallies Scouts across the nation to collect food for local food banks. Cascade Pacific Council Scouts collect food for the hungry and provide it to specific local food banks throughout the greater Northwest.   Tualatin Troop 530, Troop 35 and Pack 35 collected 7,746 pounds of non perishables during this year's event.  ALL donations were then distributed to the Tualatin Schoolhouse Food Pantry, so all donations goes directly to the local community.  The Scouts logged in more than 16 hours of community service and braved the rain and wind that was present on the days of distributing the collection bags, and collecting the non-perishables that are ...
    Posted Dec 8, 2019, 7:39 AM by Jackie Dannemiller
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Vision of Troop 530

Guided by the Scout Oath and Law, Troop 530 will empower every eligible youth to become a responsible, participating citizen with the integrity and character to be tomorrow's leaders

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people 
to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes 
by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
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