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Welcome to Troop 623 of Portola Hills!

Welcome to the Troop 623 website.  Troop 623 is an American Legion Chartered Boy Scout Troop located in the Portola Hills community of Lake Forest, California.  Established in March of 2001, the Troop is proud of its history and is moving forward to a bright future.  

We meet on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Portola Hills Elementary School, 7:00 - 8:30pm.  All are welcome to visit.

For more information or guest access to our website, contact webmaster@troop623.net

Forms - Range Day Saturday!

Posted on Dec 17 2014 - 5:50pm

Forms for Range Day!  Download from the links below or in the calendar entry.

Monday Bridging at 7PM - Help Welcome New Scouts

Posted on Dec 14 2014 - 11:03pm

The next stop on our busy week is tomorrow, Monday the 15th, when we will be welcoming new scouts from Pack 727!

7PM Bridging - Josh Baert, Matthew Bokkes, Dylan Connelly, Landon Rickert, Carson Trout and Gil Wieder will be joining our troop from Pack 727
  - Who:  Calling all Troop 623 Scouts!
  - What:  If you have a little time after dinner on Monday, please come out to Melinda Heights Elementary for this bridging ceremony
  - When:  December 15th, arrive at 7 PM
  - Where:  Melinda Heights Elementary, in the MPR

Our scouts are needed in uniform to receive these new scouts as they pass over the bridge.  Our scouts will lead them in the Scout Oath and Law and present them with their new neckerchiefs, slides, handbooks, shoulder loops, and patches.

Troop Meeting Gift Exhange Tuesday December 16

Posted on Dec 14 2014 - 11:03pm

Our December 16 meeting will be our Annual Gift Exhange! 

So, bring a wrapped, $15, Scout appropriate gift and join in the fun!  Siblings and parents can play too!

Welcome, Zane Morgan from Pack 765!

Posted on Dec 14 2014 - 10:55pm

Sunday the 14th, at Oso Lake at about 6:00, Zane bridged over to our Troop and was received by SPL Garrett Delcoure, ASPL Joshua Riggert, Chaplain's Aide Ryan Rupp, and Flying Fish Patrol Leader and Librarian Jonathan Sevic! 

News Today!

Posted on Dec 14 2014 - 10:51pm

December is filling up with activities!

12/13 - Broomball with Troop 634

12/14 - Court of Honor for Eagle Scouts Nic Neuville, Shawn Miller, and Jacob Vradenburg!  Please come to the CoH to celebrate their achievement.

Sunday, 12/14, and Monday, 12/15 - Bridging ceremonies!  We have Scouts joining our Troop - we need to plan to visit their Bridging to receive them as they come over the bridge.  Scouts can talk about this at 12/2 meeting and 12/9 PLC.

And lastly... We have a date for our Chili Cookoff!  The weekend of January 9th - 11th we'll be camping at the Doheny Group Camground and having our Chili Cookoff on the evening of the 10th.  Scout families and Webelos are all invited!

Congratulations, Eagle Scout Mike Madory!

Posted on Nov 29 2014 - 9:55pm

Today, Mike Madory, after many active years with Troops 36, 850, and 623, became our out newest Eagle Scout!  Mike refurbished the overgrown landscaping and redid the signs for two streets in the neighborhood where he grew up, benefiting the Cowan Heights HOA.  Mike became Eagle Scout #49 for Troop 623 today at about 2 PM.  Congratulations, Mike!

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