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Fall Court of Honor Nov. 10

Troop 701’s Fall Court of Honor is scheduled for Tues., Nov. 10. At this event, all Scouts who have earned a new rank, merit badges, community service awards, camping awards and special awards will be recognized. Scouts who are close to completing requirements for ranks and merit […]

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Fall Fill the Truck clothing drive now thru Oct. 3

Please join us for our “Fill the Truck” event on Sat. Oct. 3. — We will be collecting the entire month of Sept. — Boy Scout Troop 701 will partner with Easter Seals Northern Ohio to raise money for the troop and help local children and adults […]

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Volunteer! Yard Charge coordinator needed

We are looking for a new parent to volunteer as the troop’s Yard Charge Coordinator. Yard Charge is our annual program held in November where we organize leaf clean-up for Strongsville citizens in need of this service. Here is description of the position’s duties: Act as the […]

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200 Nights of Camping to be awarded to Jarod K.

Congratulations to Junior Assistant Scoutmaster Jarod K., who earned his 200 Nights of Camping award Aug. 29 at Gold Rush. Jarod is one of only 17 Scouts in Troop 701’s history to achieve 200 nights. He will be recognized at the Fall 2015 Troop Court of Honor […]

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Mr. Tirey earns Year Round Camper award

Camping for 12 consecutive months may sound easy, yet it can be challenging for Scouts and adult leaders alike. To earn the award, members must attend summer camp, Polar Bear/winter camp, go backpacking and attend all troop campouts for a full year. Those who do so earn […]

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A pop-off from the Kernel

Hi. For those who have not heard, I am the new Popcorn Kernel for Troop 701. Ethan and his older brother have enjoyed selling popcorn and have been quite successful, so I’m really looking forward to a great sale. Let’s get ready for a great popcorn sale. […]

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Honor the flag in September with troop service projects

Mark your calendars – Troop 701 will be participating in several service projects this month as we honor the American flag. Kiwanis Club of Strongsville Flag Raising 9 a.m. Sat., Sept. 5.   We will be raising 100 flags on the Strongsville Commons to celebrate Labor Day […]

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Troop 701 returns to Chapman

The new Scouting year is underway! Beginning tomorrow, Aug. 18, Troop 701 will resume meeting at Chapman Elementary School. Weekly troop meetings will continue to be 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. Scouts are to wear their official Boy Scout field uniform (BSA shirt, shorts/pants, belt and socks) […]

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Nights of Camping leaders

Congratulations to the Scouts and adult leaders who completed camping and hiking milestones at summer camp: Gavin C. achieved his 75-Miler Boot Club award Michael Be. and Jacob G. got their 150 Nights of Camping award Joshua Y. and Levi R. completed their 100 Nights of Camping […]

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Troop Exceeds 1,000 Hours of Community Service

Congratulations to the Scouts and Scouters who earned the troop community service award for the 2014-2015 Scouting year. Once again, the troop has achieved its annual goal of giving 1,000 or more hours of service back to the community. The totals this year are 1,017 hours, of […]

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