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Update on Upcoming Activities

Last Thursday, the Cuyahoga County Board of Health extended the county-wide Stay-at-Home Advisory until January 31st. While we were hopeful that the advisory would have been allowed to expire last week, we also knew that an extension was a realistic possibility. Here is how the extension impacts […]

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Hiking MB 10-mile Hike – Saturday, Jan. 23rd

The next hike for the Hiking merit badge series is scheduled for Saturday, January 23rd. This hike will take us to Medina County, near Chippewa Lake. We will be hiking the Chippewa Inlet Trail, the trails in Buckeye Woods Park, along with the wooded trails in the […]

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Service Hours Options

Our ability to gather as a troop to complete service projects has been somewhat curtailed this year because of social distancing. In order to be awarded the Community Service Award, a Scout must log 12 service hours per year, and participate in at least four separate projects. […]

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Campership Applications Available

Troop 701 has a campership fund available for scouts who would be unable to participate in the unit’s outdoor program without financial assistance. A limited amount of funds are available each year to assist scouts in attending monthly camping and/or summer camp. As we are anticipating a […]

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Parent Meeting Followup

Thank you to everyone who attended our parent meeting last week. The notes from the meeting were sent to all our our current family’s emails through TroopWebHost, so please check your email for this document if you weren’t able to join us. If you are having difficulty […]

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Virtual Troop Meeting – Tuesday, Jan. 5th

Happy New Year! We hope that the start of 2021 is a happy and healthy one for all of our families, and that you are excited for the year to come! The youth and adult leaders of Troop 701 have been hard at work planning out upcoming […]

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Troop Committee Meeting this Tuesday

There will be a short, informal, virtual troop committee meeting this Tuesday. A link will be sent on Tuesday morning to all committee members and anyone else from the troop who is interested in attending. If you would like to attend, but are not a committee member, […]

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Weekly Troop Meeting Plans

We want to thank everyone for your continued participation in our virtual weekly troop meetings. Our current plan is to continue to meet virtually as long as Cuyahoga County is under a Stay-at-Home Advisory, which was recently extended to January 15, 2021 by the Cuyahoga County Board […]

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Upcoming January Events

We have scheduled a couple of events for later this month that we are hoping to be able to offer to our Scouts. As with the in-person troop meetings, the availability of these events will be based on what level Cuyahoga County is at in the Ohio […]

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Parts of Canoe/Paddle Kahoot Games

For any scout needing to complete First Class Requirement 6c, the Troop has created Kahoot games to help teach Scouts the part of a canoe and paddle. To play the Kahoots, simply visit https://bit.ly/3pKQYqZ for the parts of a canoe, and https://bit.ly/3nad8RF for the parts of a paddle. Play as many […]

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