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Troop 71 is sponsored by:
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4143 Kemp Road
Beavercreek, OH 45431

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Crossing Over to Troop 71
Some of the newest members of Troop 71!

Link to photos taken by Rich Kutter:
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Garston Lesko Eagle Court of Honor
Invitation to Garston's Eagle Court of Honor on Saturday, 28 February 2015, 6:00 pm, at the Washington Heights Baptist Church, 5650 Far Hills Avenue, Dayton.

Map to the venue: 

Parents' Meeting Notes
Parents Meeting Notes Notes from the 10 February 2015 Troop 71 Parents' Meeting.

2015 Summer Camp Selected - updated
Use this form to register your scout for summer camp:  Summer Camp Registration Form.
Summer Camp
The Troop 71 2015 Summer Camp will be at (drumroll please) Tomahawk Scout Reservation (a.k.a., Camp Tomahawk) in Birchwood, Wisconsin. Some will remember that this is where we went for summer camp in 2012. A few photos from that 2012 event are posted on Flickr. Click this link to view those photos from 2012.

Go to the Summer Camp webpage for more information.

Photos from 01 Feb 15 Court of Honor
Rich Kutter shares the photos he tood during the recent Court of Honor.

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Merit Badge Trail Drive 2015
The 2015 Chillicothe District Merit Badge Trail Drive will be held Feb 7, Feb 21 and Mar 7 (8:30 am - 12:15 pm) (Scouts must attend all three days to earn the badge. Also, see the Pre-requisites list below.) at the Greene County Career Center (2960 West Enon Rd -- Xenia, OH 45385)

For new scouts and parents, this is a great way for scouts to earn merit badges (many Eagle Required badges offered) in just three classes! Cost: $5.00/scout (can pay by credit card on line)

Saturday schedule:
 --  Short opening ceremony and announcements at 8:30 am
 --  Class Period 1 is from 8:45 am - 9:45 am
 --  Class Period 2 is 10:00 am - 11:00 am
 --  Class Period 3 is from 11:15 am - 12:15 pm.
      (Classes are one hour each with 15 minutes between classes.)

Registration opens on Nov 1, 2014. Go to this website to register:

General Info and Merit Badge Pre-Requisites (scouts should complete these prior to the trail drive):

Merit Badge Schedule (check out the schedule and preplan your schedule before registering):