Message of the Week

Virtual Merit Badge Opportunities

Just a reminder that our council continues to offer merit badge sessions through their Scouting At Home series, so please check those out if you are looking for some additional merit badge opportunities. Here is the link which will take you to the information and registration page: Scouting […]

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Social Distancing During Troop Activities

We are very excited for the non-virtual troop activities that are planned over the next few weeks. It is very important, however, for us all to remember that we need to pay close attention to social distancing for the safety of our Scouts, our families, and our […]

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Troop 701 Simul-Hike (On-Your-Own Hike)

We are excited to announce the first ever Troop 701 Simul-Hike! Here’s how it works: Start your hike on Sat., Apr. 25, 2020 anytime between the hours of 10am to 2pm. You can hike as many, or as few, miles as you are able to by the cut-off […]

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Troop 701 Virtual Campout – Saturday, May 9th

We will be having a virtual campout the evening of Saturday, May 9th! Some of the activities are still being finalized, but we wanted everyone to save the date. The camping part of the activity can be a tent set up in your backyard, a tent set […]

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Merit Badge Opportunities

This time spent at home provides a great opportunity for all of our scouts to work on merit badges! As we announced previously, the troop is offering three Eagle required merit badges: Citizenship in the Nation, Family Life, and Personal Fitness. We also have merit badge counselors […]

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Spring Troop Court of Honor Update

Our Spring TROOP COURT OF HONOR which had been scheduled for Tuesday, May 12th at the Strongsville High School with the program beginning at 6:30 p.m. might possibly be delayed due to Coronavirus safety. Important dates to save to your calendar are and remind your scouts for […]

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Zoom Meeting Requests

Scouts, please use your actual first name when joining Zoom meetings (and do not change it during the meeting); adults please use your last name if possible. The meeting host uses your login name to place you in the proper breakout rooms; it’s hard to do that […]

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Cyber Chip Reminder

Now that we are holding virtual scout meetings, we want to remind everyone that each scout needs to have an active BSA Cyber Chip. The Cyber Chip training lasts for one year, so if it has been longer than that since you have taken the training, we […]

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“Scout’s Own” Orders Due

Scouts are asked to please turn in their orders for the “Scout’s Own” maple syrup and pancake/cornbread mix fundraiser. Please either email your order form to Kim Brown ( or text her (440-897-0880) how many you need of each product. Please make sure to include your name, […]

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Advancement Night – Tuesday, April 7th

We will be having a virtual Advancement Night on Tuesday, April 7th, from 7:00-8:30 PM. The Fire-Breathing Potato patrol will be meeting as well, to go over a TIP topic, and then will have the opportunity to pass off some advancements. You do not need to wear […]

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