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  • Tree Recycling Tualatin Boy Scouts Christmas Tree RecyclingTualatin Boy Scout troops 35 and 530 will be scouring the neighborhoods for two weekends on the hunt for trees to be recycled.The two troops will work together to pick up trees on Saturday, Dec. 30, and Saturday, Jan. 6.  The Scouts ask that trees be curbside by 8 a.m. They are requesting a $10 donation for trees under 6 feet, and $15 for trees taller than 6 feet.  Scouts will be picking up trees between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.  To schedule a pickup, email trees@troop530.org.A drop-off site will be set up both days in the north parking lot of Tualatin High School, 22300 S ...
    Posted Dec 9, 2017, 7:31 AM by Jackie Dannemiller
  • Troop 530's Color Guard to provide Veteran's Day Recongition A Tualatin tradition is coming up Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Juanita Pohl Center.  Every year, the center hosts a Veterans Appreciation Breakfast around the time of Veterans Day. Special guests are invited to talk about service and tell their stories as veterans enjoy a free catered breakfast.  This year, U.S. Army counterintelligence officer Dave Dehart, missile silo commander Ken Dale and helicopter pilot Rosemary Kaszubowski will speak at the breakfast. Local Boy Scouts Troop 530 will provide the honor guard, while Tualatin Mayor Lou Ogden and City Councilor Frank Bubenik will introduce the program.  
    Posted Nov 5, 2017, 1:58 PM by Jackie Dannemiller
  • 47th Annual Pancake Breakfast Tualatin Boy Scout Troop 530 will hold its 47th annual Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, June 4th at the Juanita Pohl Senior Center.Pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs and beverages are included for $6 per person, $4 for ages 62 and older and $20 for families. Proceeds support the scouts and their activities.The Juanita Pohl Senior Center is located at 8513 S.W. Tualatin Road, in Tualatin.Tickets are available at the door.BSA Troop 530 began in 1952 and was the first troop to serve the Tualatin community. It has been involved with many civic projects, including tree planting and conservation projects at Tualatin Community Park,  Juanita Pohl Center,  Fanno Creek. Eagle projects ...
    Posted Apr 20, 2017, 8:06 AM by Jackie Dannemiller
  • Troop 530 to host 1st annual Klondike Derby Troop 530 is preparing for their first annual upcoming Klondike Derby at the winter lodge on Mt Hood. In a Klondike Derby, Scout patrols acting as huskies pull specially designed homemade sleds around a field course marked by stations named for towns or cities, such as Dawson or Fairbanks. At each town the Scouts tackle exercises in problem-solving, as well as contests and other activities in which the patrols or teams earn spendable "gold nuggets" and credits toward Scouting patches.  A little history for all......Just before the turn of the last century, gold prospectors traveled the sub-zero reaches of Alaska by means of dogs and sleds. They camped out in all kinds of winter weather, and therefore ...
    Posted Nov 27, 2016, 4:19 PM by Jackie Dannemiller
  • Holiday Tree Recycling, Dec 31 and Jan. 7 Tualatin Boy Scout Troops 530 and 35 will cover the entire city on Saturday, December 31 and January 7 to pick up Christmas trees for recycling. Trees need to be curbside by 8 a.m. and will be picked up between 9a.m. and 4p.m. both days. The suggested donation is $10 for smaller trees and $15 for larger trees. Checks can be made to BSA (Boy Scouts of America) is highly  recommended over cash to prevent theft. Trees can be put out without payment, and a Scout will knock on the door to collect. For customers convenience, trees will also be collected in the north parking lot of Tualatin High School, 22300 S.W. Boones Ferry Road. The ...
    Posted Nov 27, 2016, 4:23 PM by Jackie Dannemiller
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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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