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Welcome to the Troop 1701 website.  Troop 1701 is chartered by the volunteers of Fire Station No. 2 in Troy, Michigan.  The Troop was first chartered in 1926.  We meet on Tuesdays during the school year in the Leonard Elementary School LGI Room, 7:00 - 8:30pm.  Visitors are welcome to join us at any Troop Meeting.

For more information, please contact us at Webmaster@Troop1701.org.

Neither Rain, Nor Sleet, Nor Coronavirus Shall Stay OUR Scouts From THEIR Trail to Eagle!

Posted by godfreyc on Dec 5 2020 - 2:08am

December 8 - PLC @6pm and Committee Meetings @7:30pm via Zoom

December 15 - Troop Meeting - Where and When to be determined by the PLC on 12/8

Dues payments due

Posted by mhachig on Nov 28 2020 - 6:21pm

All who have not yet paid the dues for the year should have received an email with the amount due after fundraising.

Would you rather pay with a credit card?  If so, add 3% to your amount due and send to treasurer@troop1701.org

An environmental award program launched by EPA and BSA

Posted by srujan on Aug 20 2020 - 9:02pm

Fantastic news today from the EPA and the Boy Scouts, they are launching an environmental award program.

Here is a quick overview.
 - 4 Merit Badges are needed to be earned:
 - 1 from Animal Sciences - Bird Study, Mammal Study, Reptile and Amphibian Study, Insect Study
 - 1 from Outdoor Activities - Backpacking, Camping, Gardening, Climbing, Canoeing
 - 1 from Earth Sciences - Energy, Forestry, Oceanography, Geology, Plant Science, Weather
 - The final merit badge is Public Health. Plus 6 hours of a conservation / public health service project.

Scouts, you'll need to hurry for this one. There is only a year and half to earn this, must be completed by December 2021.

Have fun & Scout On!

Learn more on this article - https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-boy-scouts-announce-collaboration-environmental-education-award-program-and-special

Here is the link to the video of the announcement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_6V4fRrGmo

The BSA World Conservation award patch:

Plans for upcoming meetings and camps

Posted by srujan on Aug 19 2020 - 3:52pm

Upcoming campout is August 28th - 30th. Plan for the campout after that:
 - Hiking at Owen's north cabin backyard

Plan for next meeting (August 25th):
 - First Aid
 - Trivia

Plan for the September 1st meeting: Picnic and Court of Honor
 - Each family must bring their own eating/picnic space (table, chairs, etc)
 - Only one person will be touching and serving the food

Troop meeting updates - 08/04/2020

Posted by srujan on Aug 7 2020 - 2:37pm

Dead weight: Come up with your patrol patch

Planned for - 8/4/2020:
      - Younger Scouts: Complete first Fitness requirement
      - Scouts with Jobs: meet your Mentor
      - Activity options: Police line, Trail placement or Mafia

Completed at the meeting - 8/4/2020:
      - Personal fitness
      - Mafia

To do on next meet - 8/18/2020:
      - First aid
      - Signs

Campout ideas for (8/28 to 8/30): Movie making, Historical location

In Case You Didn't Know...

Posted by godfreyc on Jul 11 2020 - 5:12pm

The Troy Scout Shop is open again, for all your Scouting needs.

1155 East Long Lake Rd
Troy, MI 48085
(248) 526-0169

It's not clear what the current hours are, as the MCC and BSA National websites disagree, so call ahead to be sure they're open!

Current Scout Shop Promotions: https://michiganscouting.org/scout-shops-promotions/

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