Message of the Week

Patrol Draft Results

The Patrol Leaders and Assistant Patrol Leaders conducted their Patrol Draft this past weekend. If you are a scout who is in grades 6-9, and do not have a staff position, you should have heard from your new Patrol Leader. If your Patrol Leader has not yet […]

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Committee Meeting – TIME CHANGE

As announced by email earlier tonight, the time of our virtual Committee Meeting this Tuesday needs to be moved back to 8pm. We are very sorry for this last minute change, but we were just informed that one of our Scouts will have his Eagle Board of Review […]

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Food Buying Assistance Needed

My name is Tanya Hauck and I am looking for volunteers for the Food and Supply Purchaser Committee. This committee fulfills an important function for our troop, as we make sure that our Scouts and Leaders have what they need at camp to stay healthy, safe, and […]

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Risk-based guidance on gatherings from the state of Ohio

Governor DeWine announced new guidance on Thursday based on the Public Health Advisory System. The new guidance states that “residents in a red/purple county should limit hosting or attending gatherings of any size.” To comply with this directive, we will be limiting in-person Troop 701 activities (meetings, […]

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Update from Lake Erie Council about Fall Camping

We received great news from Lake Erie Council this week. Troop weekend camping will be permitted this fall! We will need to follow the state’s county-level, risk-based guidelines for gatherings, and all camps for now will need to take place on a BSA property. Firelands and Beaumont […]

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Alex K.’s Eagle Project – Saturday, August 15th

I will be having a work day for my Eagle Scout project on Saturday, August 15th from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Richfield Heritage Preserve. The address for Richfield Heritage Preserve is 4374 Broadview Rd, Richfield, OH 44286. For my project, I’m making an orienteering course […]

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Troop Committee Meeting – Save the date for a Zoom Meeting August 11

Troop Committee Members, please save the evening of Tuesday, August 11, at 7 PM for a Committee Meeting. Although the Scouting year is just starting, there are several items that will need your input. Thanks for all you do for Troop 701!

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Geocaching Merit Badge Followup

For scouts who started the Geocaching merit badge at summer camp, one requirement assigned as homework was requirement #8. Scouts can complete that requirement by creating “a Scouting-related Travel Bug® that promotes one of the values of Scouting […] and ‘releasing’ that Travel Bug into a public […]

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2020-21 Camping Schedule

The camping dates for the upcoming scouting year have been finalized, so please add them to your calendar: September 18-20, 2020 October 9-11, 2020 November 13-15, 2020 December 4-6, 2020 January 15-17, 2021 February 12-14, 2021 March 12-14, 2021 April 16-18, 2021 May 14-16, 2021 June 11-13, […]

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Congrats NYLT Graduates!

Congratulations to Will J., Devin M., and Cameron M. for completing the Lake Erie Council’s National Youth Leadership Training course! They spent last week at Firelands Scout Reservation learning leadership skills and techniques. They only had one day off between Summer Camp and having to head out to NYLT. Please […]

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