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

Ken LaPolla DDS

Ken LaPolla DDS

Scoutmasters

Brian Burkey

Brian Burkey

Committee Chairman

Jeff Faulk

Jeff Faulk

Chartered Organization Representative

Tim Ross

Tim Ross

Alumni President

Upcoming Adventures

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BBQ Dinner Fundraiser

May 16, 2021 | 12 - 3 PM

Cost: $15 or more. See Options
BBQ Dinner Fundraiser 2021


 - Presale Event - Must Order by  5/4. 

Troop 101 has teamed up with Cockeye BBQ in Warren, Ohio in a BBQ Fundraiser for 2021. Your support will directly help Troop 101 Scouts, as all proceeds are put back into the program.

We are offering 3 Dinner options.
  • Pulled Pork Dinner - $15
  • Half a Chicken Dinner - $15
  • Slab of Ribs Dinner - $20
Each dinner will include 2 sides, (Mac & Cheese and Green Beans)

In addition, you can also add on Ice Cream or Cornbread for $6!
  • Half-dozen Cornbread
  • Pint of Cookie Monster
  • Pint of Deep Chocolate
  • Pint of Buttermilk Pie

Pickup location will be at The Jim Potjunas Troop 101 Scout Center, located behind Blessed Sacrament Church. 3002 Reeves Road NE; Warren, OH 44483 on Sunday May 16, 2021 between Noon and 3pm.

This fundraiser will be a Presale only fundraiser. While there may be extra Ice Cream available at time of pickup, we will not have extra dinners available. All Orders must be in by May 4th.

To ensure your safety, all meals are being packed and inspected by Cockeye BBQ employees when you arrive for pickup.

Hickory Creek Backpacking

May 22 - 23, 2021

Cost: $15   
This is a new trail for us. Details are forthcoming!

Memorial Day Grave Decorating

May 29, 2021 | 9 - 11 AM

Cost: N/A   

We will meet at 9:00 Saturday morning to place flags and flowers on the veterans' graves.  Make sure you are in uniform for this two-hour service project. 


National Youth Leadership Training

June 13 - 18, 2021

Cost:   

Who: All Scouts who are 13 years old and First Class by the start of the course.
Where: Camp Butler
When: Sunday 06-13-2021 12:00 PM ET to Friday 06-18-2021 10:00 PM ET
Sign up: https://scoutingevent.com/433-nylt2021 

National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program designed to provide all youth members of the Boy Scouts of America with the leadership skills and experience they can use in their Troop or Crew.

 

NYLT is a six-day, co-educational course. Content is delivered in a group and patrol outdoor setting with an emphasis on immediate application of learning in a fun environment. Interconnecting concepts and work process are introduced early, built upon, and aided by the use of memory aids, which allows participants to understand and employ their leadership skills much faster.

The purpose of the NYLT course is not to assume the Scoutmaster’s or Crew Advisor’s role of training Youth Leaders, but to support it.

 

Fee is $250 per Scout. Final registration deadline is May 30th at 11:59 pm! (The Troop is offering scholarships for any of our scouts who want to attend.)


Stambaugh

June 18 - 20, 2021

Cost: Cost: $15   

There will be canoeing, swimming, volleyball, and other games and activities throughout the weekend.



Summer Camp

July 11 - 17, 2021

Cost: Early Bird: $295 | After 5/17 ($330) | Adults ($100)   
PARENTS:  We want every Scout to be able to attend camp.  If you need financial assistance, contact Ken LaPolla.

A $50 deposit is due by April 12.  The Camp is asking for this deposit to help meet the requirements set by the Summit County Health department.
You may pay the entire cost up front, or pay in installments.
  • $50 due by April 12
  • $100 due by May 17
  • $145 balance due June 21

BEFORE CAMP:  We need as soon as possible at any meeting:
  • Medical form - We will be providing free physicals in May (date TBD) and should have someone at most regular meetings in June if needed
  • Camper Release Form - if for any reason a scout must leave during the week, this form authorized who can pick him up from camp.
  • Questions?  Uniform or equipment needs?  See us at a meeting so we have time to help.

Sunday we will depart from the church at 9:00AM and return Saturday before noon.

Scouts should arrive in FULL UNIFORM - there will be a uniform inspection before we depart

Scouts with medication should turn it in at that time.  It must be in the original container and match what is on the medical form.

Due to restrictions from COVID, there will be no Family night this year.

For Directions to Camp, Click Here!

"Currents and Caverns" Ohiopyle Extended weekend

August 4 - 8, 2021

Cost: $125
During this 4 day extended weekend, we'll be Whitewater rafting and spelunking in the Laurel Highland's area of Pennsylvania.