Category Archives: Troop Information

Troop Boston Trip

Place: Boston, Massachusettes  Date: April 17 – 19th, 2009 Cost: $35 for Scouts & $45 for adults We will  be staying in cabins at Sayre Scout Reservation Scouts must bring backpacks and they must bring a daypack as well, we will be doing hiking. Uniforms are required. They should bring extra warm clothes it ma […]

Troop Fund Raising

The Troop will be selling Easter Plants on Sat April 4th at the 5pm mass and Sun. April 5th and 12th from 9am to 1pm. Scouts will be in front of the church and must be in FULL UNIFORM.

A Letter From The Scouymaster

To all OLA Scout parents,                                There has been some concern expressed about what will happen with the troop if OLA does indeed close. We have been assured by Fr. Devlin that, at this point in time, there are no plans to displace the troop. We will continue to meet at OLA.                                Attached is the […]

Troop Christmas Party/Parent’s Night

The Troop 23 Parent’s Night and Christmas Party will be on Monday December 22nd at 7pm


Scout Law Essay Contest

Announcing a Terrific Opportunity for Scouting Youth A Scout Is … has set up an essay contest that hopes to encourage scouts to look at their own lives and those of their fellow scouts. The essays focus on the living of the Scout Law and living Lives of Service. The essay contest was started as […]

National Scouting Museum

I don’t know if I’m ever going to make it out to Irving, Texas where the headquarters of the Boy Scouts of America is located, but I can take a virtual tour there courtesy of the National Scouting Museum. If you’ve ever fallen in love with those iconic Norman Rockwell paintings (some which I believe […]

More Eagle Scout Scholarships

Besides the National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) Academic Scholarship, and the NESA Merit Scholarships, which we have covered over the past two days, there are other scholarships available to Eagle Scouts. Before I get started, know that this list is no where near complete. I would encourage you to check with your local Council to […]


Eagle Scouts who will graduate from high school in spring 2009 and plan to attend an accredited college or university that awards a bachelor’s degree can apply now for a National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) scholarship. In addition to their Eagle Scout rank, the candidates must have acceptable SAT and/or ACT scores, as judged by […]

Plan now for BSA’s centennial jamboree

For an organization that turns 100 in 2010, the BSA still knows how to party.  Planned as “the best, most exciting, fun-filled, safest jamboree ever,” according to John Alline, national jamboree director, the 2010 National Scout Jamboree will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts from July 26 to Aug. 4 at Fort A.P. […]