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Come Join us.!!!!! 
Our meetings are held  at 
Union Ave United Methodist Church 
Mondays @ 6:30PM.

Come see what troop 101 is all about.
 If you need more information please call scoutmaster Quinn @ 330.614.1885






SUMMER CAMP!!!!

July 6th thru the 12th 2014

Check out our SUMMER CAMP PAGE to start looking at the details for summer camp!!!!

Pay early and save!!! Check out the Early bird section in the Summer Camp Page






Save the Date!!!!!

United Methodist Men's Club Spaghetti Dinner.
April 25th 2014

Scouts should arrive in full uniform as early as 4:15pm and the event last until 8pm. Please come help our charter organization with this important event!!!




Alliance Area Troops Camp out.
We will be participating in the Alliance are camp out at
Silver Park in Alliance Ohio from May 9-10. 
Details to come!!!




Memorial Day seems so far away and with the snow outside it seems like the last thing to be discussing but it will be here before you know it. The Alliance Memorial Day Committee has already begun the monthly preparation meetings and the Buckeye Council has announced the 2014 Operation Flag Campaign. As in years past, Scouts earn the patch by completing at least 2 of the following 3 events.
 
1.  Decorating Veteran's graves with flags
2.  Taking part in a Memorial Day Parade
3.  Retrieving flags from Veteran's graves
 
The parade will of course take place on Memorial Day beginning on Linden Ave. by the Alliance Review Office and ending at the City Cemetery on Vine Street.  The Committee has again asked the Boy Scouts to lead the Pledge of Allegiance at the Cemetery program.  We are trying to arrange a multi-troop presentation to do this this year and having as many scouts as possible participate would be outstanding. 
 
The Committee has set Thursday May 22 as the day of setting flags at the City Cemetery and Saturday June 7 as the retrieval day.  Retrieval is the most critical as last year there were lots of people to help place the flags but only a few to retrieve them.  We as a troop have traditionally set and retrieved flags at the Mt. Union Cemetery by Silver Park and have been asked to do that again this year.  We will set flags on Saturday May 24 and retrieve them on Saturday June 7.  If you can't make the Mt Union dates with the troop, you can always volunteer at the City Cemetery.  The Memorial Day Committee needs as many volunteers as possible and Scouts have always come through to assist.  It is also a good community service project at a great way to earn service hours for those in need.

Any questions please reach out to Mr Yost.




Come spend the night on the USS Little Rock




The USS Little Rock is a former U.S. Navy light cruiser commissioned in 1944! 

We are 
scheduled to spend the night on 
May 31st 2014.  

We will arrive at the ship at 3:30pm and will travelling by chartered bus. 
The cost of this trip is $75 per person. This includes transportation, dinner, breakfast over night stay on the ship, a tour of the park and 1 ride on the motion simulator. 

Here is a link to all the details! Trip Details
If you have any questions please ask Mr. Yost or Mr. Quinn



 
Due to the UMU construction next to the church, parking is a premium. The university has agreed to allow parking for church business in their lot. University security will continue to enforce parking restrictions with students and will ticket cars without UMU or UAUMC Parking Pass. Anyone ticketed who is participating in any church related business (Boy Scout or Cub Pack included) will have their ticket voided at the UMU security office, BUT to avoid this hassle, please print and use the pass linked below.

We have been asked to park in the gravel parking lot behind the Dollar store if at all possible to help with the limited parking that is available. We will try and have someone at the door on the south side of the church so we can easily enter thru there.



TROOP 101 GETS THE GOLD IN 2013!!!

   

Troop 101 finished 2013 by earning two top awards from the Buckeye Council BSA. The Journey to Excellence - GOLD Award and the Training Excellence Award.

As a GOLD level Journey to Excellence unit, the troop exceeded the top tier national goals for Advancement, Retention, Growth, Training, Camping, Youth Leadership, Service, Recruiting, Budgeting, and
Award Recognition.
To earn the Training Excellence Award our unit exceeded the council requirements for scoutmaster, assistant scoutmaster and committee chairman training, youth participation in National Youth Leadership Training, round table training attendance, staffing council training, participation in adult position specific training, attending the Baden-Powell Institute, and conducting youth Troop Leader Training.


A special GREAT JOB goes out to ALL youth and adult members for their participation and dedication to continuous improvement, growth, and fun within Troop 101. We have an awesome program.


 PATROL LEADERS COUNCIL 
     Our next monthly Patrol Leaders Council (PLC) meeting is TBD.
     PLC Members: SPL, ASPL, PLs, Guides.


 SANDY BEAVER DISTRICT ROUNDTABLE 
Next meeting ???
 
Round-Table is the the place for information for our adults on leadership and training development and upcoming program for our district and council. The meetings continue monthly on the second Thursday of every month, same
time, same place. Join us!

 TROOP COMMITTEE 

    The next Troop 101 Committee meeting will be  Nov. 26th 7:00 pm. at the church. 
     Parents, you don't have to be registered on the committee to attend.  Any interested parent may attend to observe, make helpful comments, suggestions, and learn more about the operation and planning of our top quality troop.


 BOY'S LIFE MAGAZINE 
     
The official publication of the BSA is available for new or renewal subscription here.  Click this link.  
     Check out the magazine by clicking this MAGAZINE link.  
     Happy reading!




 BSA 2013 NATIONAL JAMBOREE 

     Now is the time to consider attending the next National Jamboree, July 15-24, 2013, at it's new location in West Virginia. All details may be found by following the links below. Applications are being accepted by our council for a limited number of spots.
     This is an experience you will never forget. The cost is spread over payments the coming months, you have time for fundraisers and saving, ACT NOW and APPLY!      Talk to your scoutmaster for application details.
     We already have scouts signed up, join them for the experience!  Think you're interested? Talk to Troop 101 scouts and adults who have attended a Jamboree: Scoutmaster Hobbs, Chairman Park, Mason Monter, Landon Monter.



 ORDER OF THE ARROW 
     The Order of the Arrow (OA) is a national organization with local council lodges. The Buckeye Council OA Lodge is Sipp-O #377. It is an honor group of select scout 
who best exemplify the ideals of scouting, camping, and cheerful service.  Candidates for membership are elected annually by the entire troop body. 

Next OA Elections will be the April 1st troop meeting
 
ATTENTION CURRENT MEMBERS!  
     The Sandy Beaver District holds a monthly OA members meeting during the adult leaders Roundtable at Camp McKinley 7:15 pm the second Thursday of the month.  All members are invited to attend.

National Lodge Web Site


 UNION AVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 

 
     The Union Avenue United Methodist Church has sponsored scouting in our community since 1932.  Cub Scout Pack 52 and Boy Scout Troop 101. 
     
THE CIRCUIT RIDER is available here. This is the newsletter of our sponsor. Read how our church touches the lives of many within our local community.



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