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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 Cafe, 7:00 - 8:30pm.  Visitors are welcome to join us at any Troop Meeting.

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

Pack 1707 Blue & Gold Service Project

Posted by admin on Apr 20 2014 - 1:26pm

Pack 1707, where Cameron and Christopher came from, is holding their Blue & Gold on May 3rd & 4th at Hawk Woods Nature Center in Auburn Hills, and is requesting our help in putting on portions of the program.  They are looking for 6 or more Scouts to help out.

Please let Mr Godfrey know at the April 22nd Troop Meeting if you are available to help these Cub Scouts and promote the Troop to the Pack (and whether you are there for the afternoon/evening or overnight as well).

Your Amazon purchases can now help Scouting

Posted by admin on Apr 6 2014 - 8:44pm

The new Amazon smile program is giving back to public charitable organizations. Amazon will donate 0.5% of your total eligible purchase to the charity of your choice - at no cost to you.

Click here for more details.

The Shooting Campout was a Blast!

Posted by admin on Mar 23 2014 - 7:35pm

13 Scouts and 5 adults spent the weekend shooting rifles & shotguns (and collecting dirty clay pigeons) at the Howell Gun Club in Howell.  Many thanks to the members of the club who spent many hours and countless shells and clays helping our Scouts learn to shoot rifles and shotguns SAFELY and ACCURATELY.

Eagle Court of Honor - What a Night!

Posted by admin on Mar 16 2014 - 2:52am

Our recent Eagle Court of Honor was a memorable night.  Here are a few highlights:

- Three new Eagle Scouts - Phillip, Sam and Jacob - added to the Troop's long list of Eagles
- 20 Merit Badges earned AFTER Summer Camp by 9 different Scouts
- 27 Rank Advancements completed by 16 different Scouts
- The great looking cake from CakeCrumbsOnline.com
- A chance to meet up with some old friends - many who joined our Circle of Eagles to welcome our newest members
- So many certificates and awards for the Eagles - from the Masons to various arms of the Government

Pack 1712 Blue & Gold / Crossover

Posted by admin on Mar 16 2014 - 2:49am

Last Monday, a larger than expected contingent from the Troop visited Wattles Elementary School to welcome 5 new Scouts into the Troop from Pack 1712's Webelos II Den.

After receiving the Arrow of Light award, each Webelos Scout was given a real Arrow of Light and Plaque to remember their accomplishments.  The boys then turned the tables on their Den Leader with a Scrapbook of memories from their Cub Scouting career.

Six Scouts Participate in Annual First Aid Rally

Posted by admin on Mar 9 2014 - 3:55am

Entering under the combined Patrol name of "Grizzlies", six of our Scouts accepted the challenge of the First Aid Rally on Saturday, March 8, at Troy Fire Station #3.

With Scouts from Tenderfoot thru Eagle in the patrol, Will, Jacob, Brian, Daniel, Christopher and Luke tested their First Aid prowess in 3 different scenarios:
- Accident victim with multiple injuries - prior to EMS arriving
- Sudden loss of consciousness / cardiac arrest - prior to EMS arriving, "aided" by a distraught relative, and
- Hypothermia requiring treatment and evacuation via stretcher

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