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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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Alex K.’s Eagle Project – Saturday, August 15th

I will be having a work day for my Eagle Scout project on Saturday, August 15th from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Richfield Heritage Preserve. The address for Richfield Heritage Preserve is 4374 Broadview Rd, Richfield, OH 44286. For my project, I’m making an orienteering course […]

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Troop Committee Meeting – Save the date for a Zoom Meeting August 11

Troop Committee Members, please save the evening of Tuesday, August 11, at 7 PM for a Committee Meeting. Although the Scouting year is just starting, there are several items that will need your input. Thanks for all you do for Troop 701!

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Geocaching Merit Badge Followup

For scouts who started the Geocaching merit badge at summer camp, one requirement assigned as homework was requirement #8. Scouts can complete that requirement by creating “a Scouting-related Travel Bug® that promotes one of the values of Scouting […] and ‘releasing’ that Travel Bug into a public […]

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2020-21 Camping Schedule

The camping dates for the upcoming scouting year have been finalized, so please add them to your calendar: September 18-20, 2020 October 9-11, 2020 November 13-15, 2020 December 4-6, 2020 January 15-17, 2021 February 12-14, 2021 March 12-14, 2021 April 16-18, 2021 May 14-16, 2021 June 11-13, […]

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Congrats NYLT Graduates!

Congratulations to Will J., Devin M., and Cameron M. for completing the Lake Erie Council’s National Youth Leadership Training course! They spent last week at Firelands Scout Reservation learning leadership skills and techniques. They only had one day off between Summer Camp and having to head out to NYLT. Please […]

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2020-21 Youth Leadership Team

With a new Scouting Year upon us, here is who will be fulfilling the key youth leadership roles in the troop: Senior Patrol Leader: Ethan S. Asst. SPL – Program: Charlie P. Asst. SPL – Scoutcraft: Jett R. Asst. SPL – Commissary: Alex K. America Patrol: Patrol […]

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June Virtual Camp – Saturday, June 13th

Our next virtual campout is this Saturday! The schedule for this camp will be a little different. The first part of camp will begin at 2:30 PM and go until 5:00 PM. We will take a break for dinner, and then return at 7:00 PM for the second […]

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Parent Help for Troop Meetings

BSA has given some additional guidance about virtual meetings, and we could use your help! Starting this Tuesday, every Breakout Room will need two registered leaders in attendance, or one registered leader plus a parent of one of the participants in the room. You can help by […]

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