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

Adventure Card Store Sales!

Posted by kbohn on Mar 9 2018 - 8:35pm

Adventure Card Store Sales!

We have set up a number of reservations for selling in front of Stater Bros.

Sign up now as there are only 2 spots for each 2 hour time slot.

This is one of the easiest ways to sell these cards.

Check out the information below and have fun out there.

Good Luck and contact Mrs. Bohn with any questions.

It's Adventure Card Time!

Posted by kbohn on Mar 9 2018 - 8:34pm

It’s Adventure Card Time!

Ins, Outs, and Whats for Troop 623 for 2018


Cards are still only $10

Summer Camp Merit Badges

Posted by kbohn on Mar 9 2018 - 8:34pm

It's time to start thinking about the Merit Badges you would like to do at camp.

But to get signed up in the camp system you need to be current with camp payments.

That is 1st & 2nd payment. 2nd is due Tuesday March 6th at the troop meeting.

The Merit Badge offerings are attached below.

Don't forget, once you make your selections, you need to discuss them with Mr. Bohn.

Important Summer Camp Information!

Posted by kbohn on Mar 9 2018 - 8:34pm

Summer Camp Can't Happen Without a 2nd Adult!

Please think about helping our scouts attend the best week of the year.

If you haven't signed up please go to: https://portolahills623.mytroop.us/node/4460 Now!

If you can't make it let us know too.

Important Payment Dates 

1st payment: Due February 20th 2018 ALREADY PASSED

2nd Payment: Due March 6th 2018 ALREADY PASSED

In order to sign up for Merit Badges you must have paid the 1st & 2nd Payment.

Final Payment: Due no later than June 22nd 2018

Summercamp is Coming, so Sign Up Now!

Posted by kbohn on Mar 9 2018 - 8:32pm

It has been feeling like summer so let’s talk…



This Summer we will be going to the heart of the Sequoia Council, 

 Camp Chawanakee

In Central California just outside the Sequoia National Forest on the south end of Shaver Lake. 

July 22nd - July 28th

for more info goto: https://www.troop623.net/node/4460


Lytle Creek Backpacking

Posted by kbohn on Mar 1 2018 - 7:02pm

Lets Go Backpacking!

Lytle Creek Backpacking trip is coming up in a couple weeks.

Space is limited, but we need at least 2 adults.

Everyone needs to make sure they have a ride to the trailhead.

For more information and to sign up

don‘t forget to secure your ride to the trailhead  

go to: https://portolahills623.mytroop.us/node/4407

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