Message of the Week

Summer Camp Payments in full due by April 7

Although we will know more in the coming weeks about our ability to travel, Troop 701 is still planning to attend summer camp at Heritage Scout Reservation from July 12-18. Heritage delayed the payment deadline, but we now need payments in full ($425) by all of our families (except […]

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Virtual Merit Badge Opportunities

Scouting has many resources that allow you to stay engaged while social distancing. One is a new Facebook group called “Virtual BSA Merit Badge Counselors.” The troop can help you connect to a BSA-registered, Youth Protection Trained counselor for almost any merit badge. There are currently 11 […]

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Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge

Citizenship in the Nation is a great merit badge to work on at home! Here is a copy of the merit badge workbook: Citizenship in the Nation Workbook All of the requirements can be completed at home except 2A/B/C. As you complete each requirement, write down the […]

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Family Life Merit Badge

Family Life is a great merit badge to work on at home! Here is a copy of the merit badge workbook: Family Life Workbook All of the requirements can be completed at home, but there are three main ones to focus on. Requirements 4 and 5 each […]

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Personal Fitness Merit Badge

With nicer Spring weather (hopefully!) arriving soon, this is a great time to start working on the 12-week fitness program for Personal Fitness merit badge! Here is a copy of the merit badge workbook: Personal Fitness Workbook Focus on requirements 6-8. The first thing you need to […]

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Troop 701 COVID-19 Update

Thank you all for your cooperation and understanding surrounding the decision to cancel Father & Son Camp, as well as suspend all of our in-person meetings and activities. We are especially grateful for everyone’s quick response to the camp cancellation email that went out last week. As […]

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Cancellation of Upcoming Activities

Troop 701 has decided to cancel all in-person troop meetings, patrol meetings, and other Scouting activities through April 6th. This follows the same time frame of the state-wide order for school closures. The following troop activities have been canceled: -Troop Meetings on March 17 and March 31. […]

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Is your son planning to attend Summer Camp?

Please indicate your Scout’s plans in TroopWebHost by this Tuesday. We realize that there is a great deal of uncertainty about the next couple months. Even though summer camp is nearly four months away, we do need to start preparing now. As always, Troop 701 will make […]

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Eagle-required Merit Badge Opportunities

In order to provide some additional opportunities for our scouts during this time, troop merit badge counselors will be available to work with scouts on several Eagle-required merit badges. The options that we have selected are ones that a scout can work on at home. Each merit […]

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Summer Camp Merit Badge Selections

If you did not fill out your merit badge selections for Summer Camp at last week’s troop meeting, please try to get them turned in sometime over the next couple of weeks. It is important that we have your merit badge selections by April 9th, as the […]

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