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Check out our welcome video for parents and scouts that are interested in troop 30.

All outing information for the troop is available in the Calendar link at the top of the page.

Check out the Troopmaster site here.

 


Welcome to the Troop 30 home page

The Boy Scout of America Troop 30 is chartered at The Temple in Louisville, Kentucky. The troop was started in 1916 and is open to young men between the ages of 11 and 17.

Via Ferrata Climbing October 10-12. Come join us!

We are heading to Sycamore Springs Park on September 19-21. Come join us!

Come join Troop 30 during our May outing on May 16 to May 18. We are heading to the water!

Troop 30 is having a shooting outing in April. Come join the fun on the weekend of April 25-27.

Check out our newest video!

In March the troop will be doing rock climbing. Come join us on the March 7 to March 9.

Come join the troop for our caving adventure on February 21 to February 23!

Blizzard Bash is coming on Friday January 17 at 7:30pm with pickup on Saturday at 8:30am. Dropoff and pickup at Walnut Street Baptist Church. Bring sleeping bag, pad, pillow and scout spirit!

The December outing is coming up. Come join the troop for an Astronomy weekend on Dec 14 to 16.

On September 27-29, the troop will head to Tunnel Mill Reserve for the September outing. Come join us!

Join Troop 30 for our annual picnic on August 17. More details will be available soon.

June is summer camp month! There is no better way for your scout to advance that to spend a week at Camp Crooked Creek for Summer Camp.

On June 26, the Canoe Base contingent will depart.

Updated: Space Camp trip in April. Read more about it. April will have patrol outings. Please talk with your patrol leader for details.

Come join the troop for camping and hiking on the weekend of March 8, 9 and 10. It should be a great chance to enjoy the outdoors.

**** The outing for the weekend of January 11-13 has been canceled due to the weather! **** We are planning to go ski next Saturday, January 19. Please come to the meeting on Thursday for more details

In January, the troop is heading to Perfect North for some skiing!  There will also be winter skills training and camping.  Should be a great time! Come join us on January 11 to 13.

December is Blizzard Bash! Come join the troop for a night of fun! Starts on December 8 and pick up is on December 9. Check out the details right here!

Parking with the Scouts sign up site

The troop is heading to Red River Gorge on the weekend of November 9-11. Come join us for camping and rock climbing!

Our picture section has been moved to Shutterfly. We are still in the process of moving all of the pictures but come take a look at what we have setup. Use the Pictures link at the top of the page. Check out the iOS app that is also available.

The troop is heading back to the farm for some tent camping. Come join us on the weekend of September 21 to 23. More information is available here.

Come join the troop at Creasey-Mahan Nature Preserve on August 19 from 2 to 7 pm

Troop 30 sent a number of scouts to Philmont again this year and we hope they had a great time. If you want to get an idea of what Philmont is like, check out the pictures from our 2011 trip here.

The troop is heading Camp Sylvan in July. We will be leaving on July 14th and will be returning on July 22nd. Check out the flyer here.

During the week of June 10th, the troop is heading to Camp Crooked Creek for our annual summer camp. Summer camp is a great way for your scout to get merit badges and work on advancement. See you there!

The May outing is the weekend of May 11. Come join the troop at Cave Country Canoes in Indiana. Read more here.

The April outing will be patrol based. Please see your patrol leader for additional details.

Come join the troop for Klondike Derby on February 25. We are also having a Merit Badge Day on February 4 from 9:00 to 4:00pm. Help your scout advance by earning two new merit badges!

Our video section has received a reboot! Check out the new HD version of our videos right here!

In January the troop is heading to Bluespring Caverns. Read about it here on the calendar.

In December Troop 30 is having our almost world famous Blizzard Bash on December 10. Come read about it on the calendar.

The October outing is October 22 and 23. Come join the troop for a bike ride along the Little Miami Trail followed by zombie survival skill training. Read more here.

The September Outing is the weekend of September 23 to 25. Come join the troop in Sycamore Springs.

It has been a really busy summer for our troop. Our Sea base and Philmont crews are back and they both had a great time. Summer camp went great and all of those adventures prepared everyone for our troop trip to Wyoming! We had over 40 people go to Wyoming this summer and they had a great time! We have moved our August outing to a new date, August 19-21, instead of the original date. The calendar has been updated to show this as well.

June is a busy month for troop 30. Our Philmont contingent is heading out on June 9 for two weeks in the mountains of New Mexico. Also in June is Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek. This year the troop is heading down on June 12 and will be back on June 18. Make sure your scout attends, it is the best source of advancement for scouts and they have a great time!

The April outing is almost here. Come join the troop at the Steinbock Farm for the weekend of April 29 to May 1. Check it out here.

In March Troop 30 is heading to Cincinnati and Camp Friedlander. The theme is athletics and the scouts are going to have a great time. We are going to work on earning the Sports Merit Badge and maybe even learn a new team sport as well. Check it out here.

Come join Troop 30 in February at Camp Crooked Creek for a weekend of camping, leadership training, geocaching, fire building and rope skills. The outing starts on February 4 and we will be indoors. Click here for more information.

We will start off the new year with our first meeting on January 6th from 7 to 9 PM and we will finish up planning for the Klondike Derby which is on Friday to Sunday at Tunnel Mill.

December is Blizzard Bash! Come join Troop 30 for a night of roller skating, laser tag, black light golf and sports in the gym. Check it out here.

November's theme is Hiking. The troop is going on a hiking and backpacking outing on the weekend of November 5 to 7 on the Knobstone Trail. Come join us!

October is our council's celebration of Boy Scouts of America Centennial. Come join all the cub and boy scouts at Tom Sawyer Park on Saturday October 16 for an all day celebration that wraps up with a huge fireworks show.

The September outing is on the weekend of the 24 to 26. The theme is "Back to the Basics" and will feature scout skills, fire building, pioneering, cooking and camping. It should be a great time!

The August outing is rapidly approaching! Troop 30 is heading to Tunnel Mill on the weekend of August 6th through 8th for a "family" style outing. Also invited are Webelos and their family. Check it out here.

Our scouts will be finishing up their trip to the National Jamboree, celebrating 100 years of Boy Scouts in America. They get back on August 4th and we should have some pictures up soon!

June is Boy Scout Summer Camp! Make sure you scout is there to take advantage of the best advancement opportunity all year long!

The May outing was a great deal of fun for everyone. Troop 30 is going for a canoe trip down the Blue River! Come join us on Friday May 14 for a great weekend. Make sure your have a signed permission form for the outing.

April is here and there is a lot going on in troop 30 this month! On April 7, the troop is heading to South Carolina to spend a few nights on the WWII aircraft carrier Yorktown. On April 17, we need everyone to pitch in and help clean up the trail. On the weekend of April 23, 24 and 25, we are heading to Camp Crooked Creek to have our shooting and camping weekend. It is going to be great month, come join us!

In March, the troop is heading to Marengo Cave. Come join us for some seriously good adventure underground. There will be FOUR caving adventures on Saturday. Read more about it here.

The February outing is coming up! Come join the troop at Tunnel Mill in Indiana on the weekend of February 5 through 7. There will be opportunity for advancement and hiking. Looking forward to seeing everyone there!

In January, Troop 30 is going snow skiing at Perfect North! Read more about it here. This year we are making it a weekend outing, Friday through Sunday, rather than a single day. Scouts will be able to ski, snow board or tube and then head back to Camp KYSOC to eat and warm up. Should be a great weekend.

Blizzard Bash was a great time for everyone! If you were a Webelos visiting the troop, please plan on coming back for a regular troop visit as well. We meet every Thursday from 7 pm to 9 pm at the Temple. Please see the calendar for additional information.

U of L football parking lot information for the games is available here.

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