Archive for September 2018

Backpack Camp Information

Backpack Camp is scheduled for the weekend of October 12-14.  Please make sure to sign up on Troop Web Host for the appropriate trek.  For this camp, we split in to two different groups, based on grade.  Scouts in 6th and 7th grade will be traveling to Mohican State […]

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Backpack Borrowing/Fitting and Gear Shakedown

If a scout needs to borrow a backpack for the upcoming backpacking treks, the troop does have a limited number available to lend out.  We will have them at the meeting this Tuesday, and will work with each scout to find one that best fits them. Also, if a scout […]

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Camp Gear Procedures and Return

If you were assigned and took home any troop gear from camp, please make sure to clean and dry it out as soon as possible. It is very important that the tents and dining flys be set up or hung up to dry as soon as you […]

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Committee Help Needed

Troop 701’s committee currently has openings for volunteers in the following areas. If you would like to help, but don’t see a position that fits your skills or interest, please contact Laura (laurasta@wowway.com, 440-821-2445). We appreciate everyone who helps make this program great for our Scouts! Community […]

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Mohican Trek – Mile 1

Mile 1 – Mohican Trek Information Please review this post thoroughly with your scout.  Questions too can be directed now or later to the Scoutmaster.   Taken along the Clear Fork Branch of the Mohican River. This view can only be seen from the hiking trail.   […]

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Pirate Gold Rush Camp – September 21-23

Arrrr Matey!  The first camp of the year will be Pirate Gold Rush camp, scheduled for the weekend of September 21-23, at Camp Butler, in Peninsula, OH.  The cost for the weekend is $25, and sign-ups are available on Troop Web Host.  The PLC has been hard at […]

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Advancement Cut-off – Tuesday, September 25th

The advancement cut-off for the Fall Troop Court of Honor is September 25th.  All rank requirements (including Scoutmaster Conference) and merit badge blue cards must be entered in to the Big Book, or submitted to Mr. Smith, by this date in order to be recognized at the Fall […]

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Fall Parent’s Meeting Review

Thank you to all families who were able to attend the Fall Parent Meeting last Tuesday. If you missed the meeting, or if you didn’t receive one of our two handouts, they are attached for your review. Meeting Agenda Advancement Information

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NEWS FROM THE POPCORN KERNEL (Jeff Riskin)

It’s Popcorn Season!!! Easy Math is Gone but we’re still High Tech. Here’s the Complicated Math: We get 40% of the sales that we sell from stock. We get 50% of the sales online. If Scout J.B. Goode sells $100 going door to door and another $100 […]

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Parent’s Meeting – Tuesday, September 11th

We will be having a Parent’s Meeting on Tuesday, September 11th, during the troop meeting.  The meeting will be held in the Media Center at Strongsville High School.  We are requesting that at least one parent of each scout please try to attend, as we will be covering […]

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