Welcome to the website of Boy Scout Troop 194.  Boy Scout Troop 194 is located in Mason, Ohio and chartered by the Mason United Methodist Church.  We are a member of the Hopewell District of Dan Beard Council.  If you are a new visitor, please look around our website and learn about Scouting and our program at Troop 194.  Feel free to email the Troop Leadership if you have any questions.  If you are interested in Venturing, check out the Venture Crew 194 web site.  Thanks for visiting.                                                                                                                                            

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Upcoming Events

Campfire Building & No-Match Firestarting

This week the scouts learned about 7 different types of campfires and 11 ways to light a fire without matches.  (Link to details)  Who knew that a chocolate bar and a soft drink can could start a fire?  A great time was had by all as this picture shows.

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Troop News

Troop Elections Feb 2018

Congratulations to all our new leaders elected on 2/20/18 (Link to org chart)

Casey - SPL
Black - ASPL Program, Den chief (Pack 998)
Kelly - ASPL 1st Class program
Plouffe - ASPL Quartermasters, Den Chief (Pack 323)
Brackman - Quartermaster
Lopez - Quartermaster
McKenna - OA Troop Rep, Instructor, Quartermaster
Pandian - Scribe, Quartermaster
Minnear - Historian, Not'yo Nachos Patrol Leader
Hansen - Bugler
Wos - Librarian
Udsten - Chaplain's Aid
Mckenna - Troop Guide
Snowden - Instructor, Phoenix Patrol Leader
Krisciunas - Crew Leader
Culp - Asst Crew Leader
Brown - Not'yo Nacho Asst Patrol Leader
Smith - Phoenix Asst Patrol Leader


Path to Eagle Checklist

Our troop advancement chair, Mrs. Cooper, has compiled this handy 1 page checklist that shows what is requried to reach the rank of Eagle Scout.  Click here to download.


(Almost) Free SAT/ACT Software for Boy Scouts
In alliance with the Boy Scouts of America, eKnowledge is offering SAT and ACT test prep programs valued at $200, free to Boy Scout families. The eKnowledge Sponsorship Alliance is made up of educationally focused foundations, as well as a group of professional athletes from the National Football League and Major League Baseball that includes Warrick Dunn and Chipper Jones. The eKnowledge Sponsorship Alliance has provided more than 120,000 SAT/ACT prep programs to families all over the United States.  read more ...

Upcoming Campouts

March 2018 - Firebuilding and Outdoor Skills Campout

Come join us this month as we explore new ways to light fires and work on our Tool and Knife skills.  We will learn to lay a fire properly and how to start a fire without matches.  Bring your favorite tinder, flint and steel, and your curiosity.
Let your SPL and ASPL's know about any type of fire building you may have heard about and we can try it out (batteries and steel wool, magnifying glass, wood friction, etc.).

Where:  Friedlander, Loveland, Ohio, Camp Reed.
When:   March 16th - 18th
What:    Wood craft, tool use, and fire building

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Kroger Community Rewards ProgramKroger Community Rewards Program

Please join the Kroger Community Rewards Program. Register your rewards card online at https://www.kroger.com/communityrewards, using your organization name "Boy Scout Troop 194" or the NPO Number:  81393

Purchase accumulations begin on May 1.  After this date, individual purchases will begin counting towards our organization within 7-10 days of registering the individual rewards card on-line. 

If you don't have a Kroger plus card, you can go the site above and request a new card.  It will then be mailed to you. 

Aluminum Cans for CashAluminum Cans for Cash

The Troop is collecting cans and turning them into cash.  All cash procedes are accumulated iin a troop account that the PLC can use to fund projects, events, or items for the troop.  They've purchased a ping-pong table for the Church, Ground Effects Lighting for the Bus, New stoves, lanterns, and water jugs.  Great Work!


The monthly collection day for aluminum cans will be the 1st meeting of each month.  Please bring crushed cans and place them in the bins for bagging.


Internet Safety Pledge 

1 I will think before I post.
2 I will respect other people online.
3 I will respect digital media ownership.
4 I won’t meet face-to-face with anyone I meet in the digital world unless I have  my parent’s permission.
5 I will protect myself online.
http://www.scouting.org/cyberchip    http://www.netsmartz.org/scouting 

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