Message of the Week

“El Dorado” Gold Rush Camp – September 17-19

Our first camp of the Scouting year is “El Dorado” Gold Rush camp, scheduled for the weekend of September 17-19, at Firelands Scout Reservation. We will be using the Stewards shelter and camping in Gilwell Field, which is next to the pond. Our traditional Gold Rush themed […]

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Parent Meeting – this Tuesday, September 7

Please join us for an all-Troop parent meeting this Tuesday, September 7th, at the media center at Strongsville High School at 7pm. Please bring a mask (mandatory in case we need to meet indoors) and a camp chair (in case the weather allows us to meet outside). […]

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Individual Tent Order Opportunity

In light of the current delta surge of the COVID pandemic, Troop 701 will continue our policy of individual tents for all camping participants. Troop 701 is once again able to procure a two-person tent that is a smaller version of the troop tents we have used […]

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Service Project – A Day at the Chalet – September 19th

Arts in Strongsville is hosting the “A Day at the Chalet” art show and activity event on Sunday afternoon, September 19th, and has reached out to our troop for assistance with take-down and cleanup after the show concludes. Volunteers are asked to arrive at The Chalet at […]

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Fall Eagle Court of Honor – Save the Date!

We are excited to announce that we will be holding an Eagle Court of Honor for three new Eagle Scouts: Daniel A., Ethan S., and Matt K. The date is Saturday, October 9th, starting at 2pm, at the outdoor pavilion at the Parma Heights Baptist Church. The […]

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Committee Meeting this Tuesday, 8/31

Please remember that we will have our first committee meeting of the Scouting year this Tuesday, 8/31, at 7pm at Strongsville High School. The weather forecast looks clear for Tuesday, so please bring a lawn chair and bug repellant so we can sit outside. All committee members […]

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Outdoor Advancement Day – Saturday, September 11th

An Outdoor Advancement Day will be held on Saturday, September 11th, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at Royalview Picnic Area in Strongsville. Royalview is located in the Metroparks along Valley Parkway, between Royalton Road and W. 130th Street. With so many Troop 701 scouts seeking Tenderfoot, […]

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2021-22 Monthly Camp Themes

Our youth leaders are excited to share the monthly camp themes that they decided on for the upcoming scouting year! September: El Dorado Gold Rush Camp October: Backpacking Camp November: Halloween Camp December: Mission Impossible/Christmas Camp January: Space Race & Cold War Camp (Mother & Son) February: […]

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Fitness requirements for Tenderfoot, Second Class and First Class

All scouts are reminded that fall is a great time to work on the fitness requirements for the ranks of Tenderfoot, Second Class, and First Class. Scouts that were at the August 24 meeting had an opportunity to review the requirements and get a plan started. The […]

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Order of the Arrow Fall Fellowship

Registration is now open for the Erielhonan Lodge Order of the Arrow Fall Fellowship Weekend, set to take place Sept. 24-26 at Firelands Scout Reservation. All current OA members can attend, in addition to candidates who want to complete their Ordeal Honor induction. The Fall Fellowship Weekend […]

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