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

Summer Camp Merit Badge Pre-Reqs!

Posted by kbohn on Jun 13 2018 - 7:43pm

Updated Summer Camp Merit Badge Prerequisites are posted on the Summer Camp Signup Page.

Make sure you have taken care of your Pre-reqs!


Congratulations to our New Youth Leaders!

Posted by kbohn on Jun 13 2018 - 6:11pm

Congratulations to our New Youth Leaders that were elected or appointed in the last 2 meetings!

They will take over July 1st with term running through the end of the year

SPL - Carter B.

Quartermaster - Amit B.

Scribe - Gil W.

Chaplian's Aide - Colin B.

Patrol Leader - Amit B.

Assistant Patrol Leader - Griffin B.

Flag Day - Flag Retirement Ceremony

Posted by kbohn on Jun 5 2018 - 5:42pm

Flag Day

Flag Retirement Ceremony

Thursday, June 14, 2018

7:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Important Summer Camp Information!

Posted by kbohn on Jun 5 2018 - 2:22pm

Summer Camp Time is coming Quickly!

We will be having a Mandatory Meeting for Scouts and Parents

It will be either Saturday July 7th or Sunday July 8th

Camp Can't Happen Without a 2nd Adult!

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

For more info go to: https://portolahills623.mytroop.us/node/4460 Now!

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

Important Payment Dates 

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

Troop Elections - June 5th

Posted by kbohn on Jun 3 2018 - 8:07pm

Troop Elections

at the June 5th Troop Meeting

We will be voting for:

Senior Patrol Leader & Patrol Leader

Other positions will be appointed by the new SPL

In order to be considered for a position you must turn in a parent signed Leadership Application to Mr. Bohn before June 5th.

Summer Camp Merit Badges

Posted by kbohn on May 27 2018 - 7:13pm

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.

The Merit Badge offerings are attached below.

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

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