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Welcome to Troop 730's website! If you are not a member of this troop and want information about Troop 730, click on "About Us" in the left margin.  If you want us to contact you, please click on "Contact Us".

We maintain our newsletter, calendar and related files on this site. An automatic summary of changes will be emailed out every 1 or 2 weeks (based on new items) to keep you posted about new or changing activities.  For youth protection reasons, you must be issued a password to access any detailed information about our activities. Click "Getting Started" on the left Menu bar to see a short description of many features on this site.

Emergency Preparedness - Troop Mobilization, May 7th at White Rock Lake

Posted on May 3 2016 - 10:24am
Scouts, we will host a practice drill/troop mobilization fulfilling merit badge requirement 7 on Saturday, May 7th from 9:30am to 11:30am at the White Rock Boat House, 2810 White Rock Road.  Scouts planning to attend must email Mr. Gilker at cjgilker2@gmail.com to confirm your participation.    

NYLT Session 5 - July 19-24 at Beautiful Camp James Ray

Posted on May 1 2016 - 8:29pm

Scouts, NYLT is BSA's premier training program for Scouts.  If you're eligible (see the requirements below), consider signing up for Session 5 this July 19-24 at Beautiful Camp James Ray.  Troop 730's own ASM and former Scoutmaster, Tony Magee, will the Scoutmaster for this NYLT and our own Meyer Zinn will be staffing it as well. How much fun to grow with your own peeps at NYLT!! 

For more information and to register, go to http://circleten.org/nylt

The course is led and taught by some of the best youth leaders in the council; all of whom are graduates of the NYLT program and typically have staffed multiple courses. The adult advisors who assist the Youth Staff are Wood Badge-trained with extensive experience in training programs.

Requirements for Participants

Boy Scout Participants

  • Minimum age 13
  • Minimum First Class Rank
  • Completed Troop Leadership Training (formerly Junior Leadership Training)
  • Hold a Troop level leadership position
  • Scoutmaster Approval
  • Parent Permission

Personal Fitness Merit Badge

Posted on Apr 29 2016 - 9:07am

Mrs. Khasgiwala will be starting the Personal Fitness  MB on May 16. Please plan to meet her at 6:30 p.m. at Hunt field. Please get a blue card started for the merit badge. For the first meeting on May 16, the Scout should have the following preparation completed:

  1. Please come prepared to discuss requirements 2,3,4, and 5.
  2. Please bring a copy of a valid physical dated within the past year.

Family Life Merit Badge

Posted on Apr 29 2016 - 9:06am

Mrs. Khasgiwala will be starting the Family Life MB on May 16 at 7:30p.m. Please get a blue card started for this merit badge. For your first meeting on May 16, she would like to see the following preparation by the Scout:

  1. Be prepared  to discuss requirements 1 and 2.
  2. For requirement 3, please list the chores you have decided to do for 90 days.
  3. Be prepared to let her know what projects you are choosing for requirements 4 and 5.

Show Scout Spirit and Help with the Pack 730 Cross-Over Ceremony

Posted on Apr 28 2016 - 10:58pm

Scouts, we'll need about 7 to 10 scouts to help put together the Troop's cross-over bridge for the Webelos crossing over to Troop 730 from Pack 730 on Thursday, May 12th.  We'll be meeting around 4:45 pm to move the various bridge pieces from the red trailer to the St. Mark's amphitheather, and the ceremony will begin promptly at approximately 6:30 pm.   Come help - pizza and drinks will be provided for the Pack and the Troop.   Please sign-up using the Event Registration feature on the right side of this website.   A great way to show Scout Spirit! Parents, we need 2 families to bring iced cooler of bottled waters, 1 family to bring paper plates and napkins, and 1 family to order the pizzas - please use the "notes" feature in the Event Registration feature if you can do one or more of these jobs - note that the Troop wil reimburse you for the pizza and supplies - just send your receipts to the Treasurer's email address   If your son is volunteering to help build the cross-over bridge, this is an easy and fun way to help the Troop.  Thank you.

Spring Court of Honor

Posted on Apr 27 2016 - 11:10pm

REMINDER: Scouts and Parents, our next Court of Honor is on Monday, May 2nd at 7 pm in the Great Hall.  Parents, please sign-up using the Event Registration feature and insert into the notes which items you will bring - we need a mixture of savory items (sandwiches, cheese, crackers, Chick-fil-A chicken sandwiches, pizza, etc.) as well as sweet items (cupcakes, cookies, cake, etc.). We also need 3 families to bring a case of water, iced down in coolers.  

SCOUTS, if you are NOT attending the Court of Honor and would prefer your name not be called, please email our Advancement Coordinator at troop730advancement@gmail.com and she will pull your envelope from the ceremony.  Thanks.

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