Boy Scout Troop 393

Meeting at Hillcrest Mondays during the school year 6:30 – 7:30 pm.

Fun with a Purpose! Scouting teaches Life skills, Leadership skills, Outdoor skills, and Planning skills. Scouting changes lives! Boy Scouting is for boys who are 11, or are at least 10 years old and have completed the fifth grade, through 17 years old.

Troop 393 is a boy-led troop located in Vancouver, Washington. As part of the Cascade Pacific Council and the Ft. Vancouver District, we serve the youth of Vancouver and our community. Troop 393 is chartered by and meets at: Hillcrest Church of the Nazarene. Scout meetings are held on Monday evenings, throughout the school year, from 7:30pm to 8:30pm. If there is no school, there is usually no scout meeting. Troop campouts are once a month, typically on the 2nd weekend of every month. We are also involved in various community service projects, field trips, and classes throughout the year. Please check Troop Calendar for upcoming events. Our ScoutMaster is John Aarhus – 916-580-4151, and our Committee Chair is Rob Russell – 360-241-7740.

Troop Parent Committee meetings are held at the church once a month, typically on the on the first Monday at 6:30pm. These meetings are held to bring parents up to date on the Troop’s activities, vote on budget items, fundraisers, Eagle projects and any new guidelines.


To learn more specifics about our troop click here: Guide to Troop 393

To learn about the Boy Scout Organization: Boy Scouts of America

To learn about the Local Boy Scout Organization: Ft. Vancouver District or Cascade Pacific Council