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Summer Camp Merit Badge Selections

Merit Badge selections for Summer Camp will be occurring at the next few Troop meetings. If you are attending Summer Camp, it is important that we have your merit badge selections by April 7th, as the registration system opens shortly thereafter, and the class spots fill up […]

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“Scout’s Own” Products Fundraiser

“Scout’s Own” started at Beaumont Scout Reservation in Northeast Ohio. The “Scout’s Own Maple Syrup” is produced by tapping maple trees at Beaumont. This year, our scouts can put their entrepreneurial skills to work by selling the Maple Syrup, Pancake Mix, and Corn Bread/Muffin Mix to fund […]

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Hotcakes for Heritage Deadline!

This Tuesday is your last chance to purchase paper tickets for our pancake breakfast fundraiser this Saturday, March 7. Please be sure to see Linda Klaben to get your ticket – no tickets will be available at the door on the morning of the event. Online ticket sales […]

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Bag/Gear Check for TIP Scouts

Members of the Firebreathing Potato Patrol (TIP Scouts) are reminded to bring a bag packed for a March cabin camp to the March 3rd troop meeting. You’ll be going through it with the Troop Guides. Please be sure to pack the bag yourself!

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Hotcakes for Heritage Volunteer Waiver

Please to signup to help at the Applebee’s Pancake Breakfast fundraiser this Saturday, March 7. Many hands make light work – and more time for each Scout volunteer to enjoy some pancakes! Please come help us raise the money to fund the summer camp bus! Thank you […]

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“Star Wars” Father & Son Camp – March 13th-15th

This month’s camp is Father & Son Camp (with a Star Wars theme!), scheduled for the weekend of March 13-15. It’s been a Troop 701 tradition for over 30 years. We hold Father & Son Camp in March because it is designed to be the first camping […]

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Committee Meeting This Tuesday, March 3

All committee members are reminded that we will be meeting this Tuesday, March 3, at 7:05pm in the high school media center. We would like to welcome and encourage all new parents to attend. Attending the Troop Committee meeting is a great opportunity to learn about all […]

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Protecting Yourself From Viruses

Troop 701 is closely monitoring the information nationally and globally about COVID-19. According to the Ohio Department of Health, there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ohio, but we want to share with you some basic information that can help keep you and your family safe […]

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Scouting for Food

As part of our annual Scouting for Food service project, our troop will be collecting household items and toiletries from scouts over the next several weeks. Items will be combined with troop grocery donations for three families served through the Strongsville Food Bank, and the surplus items […]

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Troop Introduction Program and Schedule

The Troop Introduction Program (TIP) is a course developed by Troop 701 to help new scouts learn about and adjust to the Scouts BSA program. There are a number of major differences between Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA that take time adapting to, and are easier to […]

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