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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 read through this introduction brochure, 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.                                                                                                                                            

Now on Facebook!       Link to T194 Introduction Brochure

Upcoming Events


Troop Offsite @ Full Throttle 11/20/18

The Scouts have elected to have a Troop offsite at Full Throttle Indoor Karting.  There are waivers needed and each Scout is responsible for paying for their own activities.  This is not a Troop funded event.  

There are several classes of racing:

1) Micro Kart - ages 3+, min 42inches tall, max speed 6mph, 1race=$7, 2 races=$12, 3 races=$15

2) Jr Kart - ages 7-13 minimum, min 48inches tall, max speed 22mph, 1race=$19, 2 races=$30, 3 races=$43

3) Pro Kart - ages 14+, min 55inches tall, max speed 40mph, 1race=$24, 2 races=$39, 3 races=$56

There are also other activities available like axe throwing (14+), a pool table, consessions, and a few limited video games.

There is also a $5 license needed which is good for 1 year.

https://www.gofullthrottle.com/

Full Throttle Indoor Karting; 11725 Commons Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45246

Troop News

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. 

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Long Term Planning Calendar

Camping Trips & Troop Meetings

Click here if you want to know more about what we've got coming up for camping trips and troop meetings. (File is MS-Excel)

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Upcoming Campouts

Nov 2018 - Big Al's Turkey Campout

Nov 2018 - Big Al's Turkey Campout

Come join us for a weekend of fun, food, service, and Webelos recruiting at Fort ancient State Park.  Permission slips and payment are due no later than Tuesday 11/12/18.

Link to Permission Slip


CyberChip

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 

BSA - Unit Web Site Guidelines

Fundraising

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.