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Join us Mondays from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM at Blessed Sacrament in Warren, Ohio
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Halloween Party!

October 30, 2017 - 7:00 - 8:30
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.


Recent News

Great Trail Council - Scouters' News

The Scouters' News is published monthly for the volunteers of the Great Trail Council, if you would like notification when a new edition is available, please visit this link to sign up: Scouters' News

Check out the September issue by clicking here, or the October issue by clicking here.

Morrison Run Backpacking 

It's that time again! The Troop spent the weekend backpacking the trails at Morrison Run. Photos from the trip can now be found in the Troop Gallery. Be sure to check them out! 

Be sure to check out the photos in the Troop Gallery.
If you have an older book, you should print THESE REPLACEMENT PAGES so that you are up to date with the requirements that became mandatory on 1/1/17.  You do not lose credit for any requirements completed, but you must meet all the new requirements in order to advance to the next rank. 

The Conservation Project requirement for Life seems to cause a lot of confusion for Scouts

The best and most consistent source we have is the BSA’s “Conservation Good Turn” award which can be viewed in its entirety by clicking here.

Although you DO NOT need to complete this award to satisfy the requirement, we do ask that you use it as a guide when you and your patrol together explorer patrol projects that would.  The following is an excerpt which should serve as your guide when organizing projects that would satisfy the requirement:

Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, and Venturers - Suggested projects include, but are not limited to

  1. Plant shrubs to provide food and cover for wildlife.
  2. Build and set out bird and squirrel nesting boxes.
  3. Conduct stream improvement projects to prevent erosion.
  4. Plant grasses and legumes to provide ground cover in schoolyards, public parks, and recreation areas.
  5. Plant tree seedlings as part of a managed forestry plan.
  6. Help thin and prune woodlands in a managed tree improvement project.
  7. With a local forester, take part in or conduct a forest fire prevention program.
  8. Make an exhibit on conservation for a county fair.
  9. Develop a nature trail in a public park.
  10.  Assist a local forester in a tree insect- and disease-control or public education project.
  11. Assist a local agency with a trout stream restoration project.
  12. Participate in a wildlife or wildfowl count.
  13. Conduct a rodent-control and public health education program under the guidance of the local health department or agency responsible for rodent control.

To verify the completion/satisfaction of this requirement, we ask that you FIRST arrange the project with either the Campmaster or Ranger of the facility, THEN carry out the project and have the Campmaster/Ranger document and verify the hours worked and that the project was satisfactorily completed. 

It’s Popcorn Time!!

Please support Troop 101 and Scouting by ordering a made-to-order popcorn tin. Pecatonica River Popcorn allows you to choose a 2 or 3 gallon tin with your own individualized combination of up to 3 gourmet popcorn flavors.

To find out more about the available popcorn flavors, please go to: www.prpopcornstore.com. Once there, you can place an order that supports our Troop by entering Scout Seller ID: 44457 at checkout.

You may also choose to send a taste of home to our U.S. Military men and women by purchasing a Popcorn Military Donation. These donations are available in denominations from $10-$100 and ship direct from Pecatonica River Popcorn to men and women in the U.S. Military.

When ordering online, if you would like to sponsor a specific Scout, please forward your receipt to Scoutmaster@Troop101.net with the Scout's name.

If you are local, keep an eye on our calendar for Show and Sell Events, or contact us to have a Scout reach out to you.

Upcoming Show and Sell Dates: (Times TBD)
Saturday, September 30 - Eastwood Mall & Walmart in Cortland, OH

Upcoming Activities
Want to see all Activities? Check out the TROOP CALENDAR
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Seven Ranges Campout

November 10 - 12, 2017 - $15
Our last weekend campout of the year.  Come enjoy a late Fall weekend at Seven Ranges.  We will be camping in the Chippewa Campsite.
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Christmas Party

December 10, 2017

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.

2017 - A Year in Review [$10 each - Available in Blu-ray or DVD]
    Contains 4 Slideshows (3 regular slideshows from the courts of honor, plus a bonus activity show for the non-camping events)
    A Credits Presentation
    Patrol Movies from June 2017

 Bring your Angel Gifts!

We will again be collecting the Angel Gifts at the Christmas Party.  We hope you will support this very worthwhile project.  

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Salvation Army Angel Project - Delivery

December 16, 2017

Come help spread some holiday happiness with us!  Drivers and adult help is encouraged!

We will meet at 9:00AM and deliver the gifts to our adopted families. Make sure to wear your uniform!

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Winter Event

January 12 - 14, 2018 - TBD
Winter Event in the Pines Campout.
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Beaumont & Cross Country Skiing

February 9 - 11, 2018 - $15

We will be camping at Beaumont Scout Reservation.  We have cabins 3 & 4.  We will be cross country skiing.  More information to come, including details on a Special Dinner!
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Philmont Backpacking Adventure

July 1, 2019 - About $1,500
Looking for the Ultimate Scouting Adventure?  Look no further than Philmont, the BSA's Premiere Scouting Adventure base located in New Mexico.

This trip will be 7 days of Backpacking, Gold Mining, Black Powder Shooting, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Horseback Riding, and so much more!

We're working on getting the details together for this trip, but it will be sometime Summer of 2019 .  (June/July/August)

Current cost to attend the trip is estimated $1,500, but depending on actual travel costs it may be less.   We're asking that those interested see Assistant Scoutmaster, Cole Kuszmaul for more information.  Pamphlets are available at the Troop building with more information.
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