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Welcome to BSA Troop 101 !

Fun. Adventure. Service. Share it with us at Troop 101. From our base at Christ United Methodist Church, Greensboro, NC, we explore the world as our outdoor classroom. Our goal is to make Scouting a great experience for our boys by providing a program that meets their needs for fun, friendship, leadership, and achievement. At the same time, it is our desire to carry out the mission of the Boy Scouts of America, which is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

Take a look at the announcements and upcoming events for the latest information on weekly troop meetings, monthly outings, and service opportunities.  If you would like more information about our Troop or about how to volunteer, go to Contact Us on the Menu to your left to send an email, or contact me directly at scoutmaster@bsatroop101.org.

101 is lots of fun!

 Walt Pharr,  Scoutmaster Troop 101

March Boards of Review Sign up

Posted by dkaehler on Feb 26 2015 - 8:02pm

February BOR's delayed by snow are rescheduled for March 10th and March 17th (if needed).

 Parents willing to assist in BOR's may sign up here for March 10th and here for the March 17th BOR.

New Addition to the Troop 101 Spring Merit Badge College

Posted by copinyan on Feb 25 2015 - 9:14pm

Check out the Troop calendar for the new addition to the Troop 101 Merit Badge College--Road to First Class Skills Session.  Instructor Rob Mullins and other volunteers will work with Scouts who want to complete requirements for Tenderfoot, Second Class, and First Class.  There is no limit on registration but Scouts must preregister so that we can have enough volunteers to assist the Scouts.

Spring Court of Honor!

Posted by rbell on Feb 24 2015 - 3:22pm

Don't forget to sign up for our Spring Court of Honor celebration on March 3. Please join us as we celebrate the accomplishments and hard work of our Troop 101 Scouts. The Court of Honor is a special occasion to honor our scout's determination and character over the past three months. It's also about BBQ, mac-n-cheese hush ppupppies and banana pudding. Let me say that again: Banana. Pudding. Dinner is $7. We'll be taking money at the door. Sign up here to let us know how many from your family will be attending. You do not need to register to attend, but you must register to eat dinner by Feb. 28. And if you can help out in the kitchen, please let us know that, too. We hope to see you Tuesday, March 3 at 6:30.

Parent Info Forum - Topic: "Earning Merit Badges through Troop 101 / the upcoming MB College" - Guest Speaker, Colleen Pinyan

Posted by swworrellsr on Feb 23 2015 - 12:06pm

Parents, please join us on Tuesday, February 24th (no troop meeting last week because of weather conditions) as Colleen Pinyan will be with us from the Advancement Committee to discuss the process of earning Merit Badges through Troop 101 and also talk about Troop 101's upcoming Merit Badge College. Merit Badges, a vital part of the scouting advancement program, not only teaches important life skills, but may also serve as an introduction to lifetime hobbies or an inspiration to pursue various career choices. This process helps give the scout confidence through overcoming obstacles, having new learning experiences, improving social skills, and becoming more self-reliant.

Public Safety Merit Badge's Registration Open

Posted by ttomlinson1 on Feb 23 2015 - 10:04am
Public Safety Merit Badge's Registration Information
 
We have some opportunities for Scouts to earn various public safety related merit badges! For several years, the Greensboro Police Department has hosted merit badge classes for our Scouts to take part in for FREE! Please see the list below for the classes and dates they are offered.
 
To participate, you must call the Old North State Council office to register ahead of time (378-9166).
 
There is a strict limit of 50 participants per class and they tend to fill up quickly. Scouts can sign up for more than one class if they choose and there is room for them.
 
All classes will be held at the Public Safety Training Facility located at 1510 N Church street.  All classes will be 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.
 
Thursday February 26 – Crime Prevention
Thursday March 5 – Safety
Thursday March 12 – Fingerprinting
Thursday March 19 – Traffic Safety
 
Thank you to the GPD for putting this program on each year!

Colin Lemon | District Director

BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
Old North State Council

Sign up for Tuesday night Merit Badge classes

Posted by copinyan on Feb 22 2015 - 10:08am

This Tuesday, February 24, Troop 101 will offer three Eagle-required merit badge classes.  Visitor the calendar to sign up for Citizenship in the Nation, Citizenship in the World, and Personal Fitness.  Scouts must have achieved First Class rank or above to register.  Please check calendar for prerequisities.

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