Archive for February 2017

Hiking Merit Badge 10-mile Hike #4: Cuyahoga Valley NP Jaite Loop

Hiking Merit Badge 10-mile Hike #4: Cuyahoga Valley NP Jaite Loop We are hiking 10 miles on Saturday, March 4th in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.  This is the fourth 10-mile hike for the Hiking merit badge.  Remember, in order to earn the badge, you must complete three […]

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Scoutmaster Conference For New Scouts & Families

Beginning tomorrow Wednesday, March 1st through Tuesday, March 14th we’ll be scheduling Scoutmaster Conferences.  Each new scout and his parent(s) must schedule a Scoutmaster Conference with Mr. Tirey.  We’re using Sign-up Genius this year to manage reserving your scout’s 1-hour conference.  Please follow the link below for […]

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March Camp – Sign-up Now!

  March Father/Son camp begins Friday March 17th you can sign up at this link here: It has been a Troop 701 tradition for over 25 years to hold a Father/Son camp every year.  We hold Father/Son Camp is March because it is designed to be […]

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Troop Gear Sale – Deadline Tonight

Troop 701 is once again partnering with Bullseye Active Wear to offer troop gear. Unlike previous years, orders and payments will only be accepted online. Please go to:, On the left side of the site and click the drop down menu. Select web stores Select Troop […]

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Summer Camp – First Payment of $200 Due February 21st

The highlight of the scouting year is our week at summer camp at Heritage Scout Reservation in the Laurel Highlands area of Pennsylvania. This year, our week at camp will be July 9-15. Heritage Reservation has increased its camping fees this year, and is requiring full payment […]

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Important Summer Camp Early Bird Deadline Details

The expected amount of 2017 Heritage Summer Camp  Registration this year is $400 or $425 if paid after Early Bird deadlines.  (This does not include busing costs which in years past have been fully funded by successful fundraising.  ) New for this year, Heritage Scout Reservation has changed […]

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Scrip Quick and Easy

We are having another scrip fundraiser in February. This time we are highlighting restaurants. We have made it quick, easy, and convenient for you so that you can take advantage of this fundraiser without spending time ordering at home. Treat yourself to a night out! Pick up […]

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Pampered Chef Fundraiser

Important: Please read the information below and if you wish to participate, please visit the Pampered Chef website through the below link only so that the Troop earns credit through the affiliate tracking link. When: March 1st – March 12th What: Boy Scout Troop 701 carries out […]

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Troop Gear Exchange

Troop Gear Exchange NEEDS YOUR HELP! It’s that time of year again. You guessed it, crossover. The troop gear exchange is in desperate need of scout pants and shorts, particularly those in the smaller sizes. If your son has outgrown any part of his scout uniform please […]

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Parent Volunteer Needed

We are currently in need of a parent volunteer to take over the duty of Eagle Court of Honor dignitary letters. This person will need to update the dignitary list after every election. Enter basic information, print and mail the Dignitary letter requests to a host of […]

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