Archive for May 2020

Parent Help for Troop Meetings

BSA has given some additional guidance about virtual meetings, and we could use your help! Starting this Tuesday, every Breakout Room will need two registered leaders in attendance, or one registered leader plus a parent of one of the participants in the room. You can help by […]

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

Scouts hiked almost 200 miles during our last Simul-Hike and we’re out to beat that record during our next on-your-own hike! Here’s how it works: Start your hike on Sat., May. 30, 2020 anytime between the hours of 10am to 2pm. You can hike as many, or as […]

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2020-2021 Leadership Application

The 2020 – 2021 Leadership Position Application is now available! All scouts who are interested in serving in a leadership role next year need to apply. The application will be available until June 16th, but please don’t wait until the last minute to submit your application. For […]

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History of Troop 701 Video

While working on the Scouting Heritage merit badge, troop member Andrew K. put together a video presentation documenting some of the history and fun facts about Troop 701. You can view his video here: Troop 701 History Thanks Andrew, and great job!

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Troop Court of Honor – Tuesday, May 19th, 6:30 PM

This coming Tuesday is the Troop’s Spring Court of Honor, and you don’t want to miss it! For this event, we’re bringing all of the nostalgic feels of a drive-in, with a modern twist. Here’s what you’ll need to attend the event: Wear your full Class A […]

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Memorial Day Flags – Last Call for Volunteers

Memorial Day weekend is so much more than the start of summer. It is our opportunity to honor those who gave their lives in service to our country. Troop 701 is again partnering with the Strongsville VFW to place flags by the graves of each veteran buried […]

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Summer Camp Modifications

Thank you to everyone for your response to the summer camp survey, especially since we asked for such a quick reply. Based on the feedback from all of our families, we have secured our spot at Beaumont Scout Reservation in Rock Creek, Ohio, for July 12-18. We […]

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Virtual May Camp – Saturday, May 9th

Please join us for a virtual campout on Zoom this Saturday, May 9th! We will begin at 7:00 PM, and expect that the activities will go until about 11:00 PM. This will count for a night of camping, but will not count towards Year Round Camper or other […]

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Troop 701 Road Rally – Sunday, May 3rd, 10 AM – 5 PM

We will be having a road-rally scavenger hunt this Sunday, for all T-701 scouts and their families. Clue signs will be placed at various landmarks in Strongsville, Berea, and Olmsted Falls. At each location, snap a photo of your clue, or just of the sign itself, then […]

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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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