About Troop 101

Boy Scout Troop 101 is located in Warren, Ohio and is part of the Great Trail Council.
Founded in 1975, Troop 101 is one of the largest and most active troops in the area.
We have 7 patrols and camp year-round. This includes a week at Summer Camp as well as another week adventure that varies by year.

Troop 101 is open to all boys age 11 - 18. We meet on Monday nights from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm.
In the winter, you can find us in Blessed Sacrament Parish at 3020 Reeves Rd NE, Warren, OH 44483
The rest of the year you can find us behind the church 3002 Reeves Rd NE, Warren, OH 44483 in the Jim Potjunas Troop 101 Scout Center

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Invested in our Future

The Jim Potjunas Scout Service Center, a 2500 square foot program and resource building, was funded entirely by the Troop 101 Alumni through our Alumni Association. Located across Blessed Sacrament Church, it stores the many resources needed to provide the quality proram 101 offers.

Our Program Leaders

There are many great volunteers that help make our program great, here are the leaders of the volunteers

Jason Paisley

Jason Paisley


Charles James

Charles James

Committee Chairman

Jeff Faulk

Jeff Faulk

Chartered Organization Representative

Ken LaPolla

Ken LaPolla

Alumni President

Upcoming Adventures

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July 29 - August 3, 2024

Cost: Estimated $1500 - $2000
National Order of the Arrow Conference

This is an activity for members of the Order of the Arrow.

NOAC 2024 will be held at the University of Colorado Boulder from July 29 to August 3, 2024.

The National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) is the flagship national Order of the Arrow event. It is held every two years at a major university campus and is attended by as many as 8,000 Arrowmen from all 50 states. It is second only to the BSA National Jamboree in size and scope. Our largest conference was in 2015, attended by more than 15,000 Arrowmen to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow.


Currents and Caverns

August 1 - 4, 2024

Cost: $150
During this adventure, we'll be Whitewater rafting and spelunking (caving) in the Laurel Highland's area of Pennsylvania. Each raft will have a certified guide and each caving group will be lead by a ranger and Geology MB counselor.

Please review the attached personal gear list. In addition, you will need the following:

For Whitewater:
eyeglass strap
water shoes/ old tennis shoes (these will get wet)
swim trunks/river shorts

For Spelunking/caving:
long pants
long sleeve shirt
hiking shoes or boots with ankle support

Philmont Prep Trip - Archers Fork Trail

August 31 - September 1, 2024

Cost: Philmont Crews Only - Free
This trip is a Philmont Prep trip.  It is intended only for those going to Philmont.

The hike is 13.8 miles long so it is a great opportunity to start breaking in your gear.

We will be hiking the Wayne National Forest - Archers Fork Trail.

Trumbull Fairground Weekend

September 20 - 22, 2024

Cost: TBD
We've been invited to the Trumbull Fairgrounds.  We'll setup a campsite and show off Scouting Skills.  

More information to come!

Camp McKinley

September 27 - 29, 2024

Cost: $15

Rappelling and more!  Stay tuned for more information

Morrison Run Backpacking

October 18 - 20, 2024

Cost: $15

We will be meeting at the building on Saturday morning at 8 am and returning Sunday afternoon around 4 pm

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Halloween Party!

October 28, 2024 | 7 - 9 PM

Cost: 7:00 - 8:30 | FREE!!!
Join us for an evening of Fun, Food, and Fright at the Troop Building!

Wear your costume, but remember this is an outdoor event, so costume accordingly.

Campout TBD

November 8 - 10, 2024

Cost: $15

Location and Program TBD

Christmas Party

December 15, 2024 | 1 - 9 PM

Cost: Free
1:00 - 5:00      Games and activities for Scouts
5:00 -              Scouts change into uniform
5:30 -              Covered Dish Dinner coordinated by Eagle's Wings!
7:00 -              Court of Honor

We will also announce the prize winners from the Popcorn Sale

Butler Campout

April 25 - 27, 2025

Cost: Cost: $15
A great opportunity to see if you want to take the big bike trip in August, and work those legs in preparation for Philmont.

We will have demo's on bike safety and preparation earlier in April.

Monday, April 21st - Scouts bring bike to the meeting for inspection and loading onto trailers for the weekend. 
Extra things to bring on this campout:  
  • Bike Helmet
  • Spare inner tube
  • Water bottle
  • Something to carry your inner tube, lunch, etc.
Want to know more? Stop down and see us at any troop meeting.  

Remember: ALL Scouts and Adult Leaders are required to wear Cycling Helmets for this trip

We will be biking the Peninsula Towpath.

Raccoon Creek Backpacking

May 16 - 18, 2025

Cost: Cost: $15

We will start out at the Sioux Campsite on Friday night and backpack to the Pioneer Site on Saturday.  

This will be the final Prep trip for the Philmont trip.

Philmont Backpacking Adventure

June 7 - 21, 2025

Cost: $2,600
The Troop will be taking up to 2 crews (16 youth, 8 adults) to Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico. 

The cost of the trip will be $2,600 which includes transportation, meals, shirts, hats, souvenirs, spending money, a truly all inclusive trip. We've budgeted for plenty of extras so you won't need to spend anymore as we included a generous "kick back" to offset incidentals and any extras you might want to purchase.  See Assistant Scoutmaster, Christopher McMahan for more information. More information, and a kickoff meeting will be held soon to review details

Philmont Scout Ranch Address: 17 Deer Run Rd; Cimarron, NM 87714

The Philmont Crews are currently full.  If you wish to attend, you can be added to a waitlist should someone on the current roster be unable to attend.