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In-Person Troop Meeting This Tuesday!

Last Thursday, Cuyahoga County was downgraded to Level 2 “Orange” status in the Ohio Public Health Advisory System. This means that we are able to resume in-person troop meetings and activities! We have therefore scheduled our first troop meeting of the year for this Tuesday, August 25th, from 7:00-8:30 PM. Please […]

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In-Person Meeting Protocol

We are excited to see all of you in person for our meeting on Tuesday! Just a few reminders from our COVID-19 Safety Protocol: All participants must wear masks and remain 6 feet from other participants at all times. Our meeting will be held outside, and our […]

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Tents are here (mostly)!

We have received our first order of tents, so if your family responded to the Tent Commitment survey before 8/18/20, we have your tent! We will bring these tents to the meeting on Tuesday, and will work to distribute them AFTER all the Scouts have had their […]

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Advancement Information and Reminders

Some of our families were unable to open last week’s advancement file from Mr. Evan Smith. We hope everyone is able to open and review this important information this week. Advancement Summary.pdf

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Congratulations to Nathan T.!

We are proud to announce that Nathan T. is Troop 701’s 146th Eagle Scout! Nathan lead a team of Scouts to create riverfront benches for the Cleveland Rowing Foundation in downtown Cleveland. Well done, Nathan! Troop 701 is proud of you!

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Patrol Draft Results

The Patrol Leaders and Assistant Patrol Leaders conducted their Patrol Draft this past weekend. If you are a scout who is in grades 6-9, and do not have a staff position, you should have heard from your new Patrol Leader. If your Patrol Leader has not yet […]

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Committee Meeting – TIME CHANGE

As announced by email earlier tonight, the time of our virtual Committee Meeting this Tuesday needs to be moved back to 8pm. We are very sorry for this last minute change, but we were just informed that one of our Scouts will have his Eagle Board of Review […]

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Food Buying Assistance Needed

My name is Tanya Hauck and I am looking for volunteers for the Food and Supply Purchaser Committee. This committee fulfills an important function for our troop, as we make sure that our Scouts and Leaders have what they need at camp to stay healthy, safe, and […]

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Risk-based guidance on gatherings from the state of Ohio

Governor DeWine announced new guidance on Thursday based on the Public Health Advisory System. The new guidance states that “residents in a red/purple county should limit hosting or attending gatherings of any size.” To comply with this directive, we will be limiting in-person Troop 701 activities (meetings, […]

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Update from Lake Erie Council about Fall Camping

We received great news from Lake Erie Council this week. Troop weekend camping will be permitted this fall! We will need to follow the state’s county-level, risk-based guidelines for gatherings, and all camps for now will need to take place on a BSA property. Firelands and Beaumont […]

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