Welcome to the official Web site of  Boy Scout Troop 390 . We are chartered by Faith Lutheran Church of Fairlawn, Ohio. We belong to the Old Portage District in the Great Trail Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

BSA Troop 390 - Fairlawn, Ohio 
BSA Troop 390 - Fairlawn, Ohio 
BSA Troop 390 - Fairlawn, Ohio 
BSA Troop 390 - Fairlawn, Ohio 
BSA Troop 390 - Fairlawn, Ohio 
BSA Troop 390 - Fairlawn, Ohio 
BSA Troop 390 - Fairlawn, Ohio 
BSA Troop 390 - Fairlawn, Ohio 
BSA Troop 390 - Fairlawn, Ohio 
BSA Troop 390 - Fairlawn, Ohio 
BSA Troop 390 - Fairlawn, Ohio 
BSA Troop 390 - Fairlawn, Ohio 
BSA Troop 390 - Fairlawn, Ohio 
BSA Troop 390 - Fairlawn, Ohio 

Scout Oath

On my honor
I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the
Scout Law;
To help other people
at all times; 

To keep myself
physically strong,
mentally awake, and morally straight.

Scout Law

A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly,
courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent.

Updated April 14, 2014

May 2 - 4 Backpack weekend at Tuscazor or Dover Dam Days / Disabilities Awareness Merit Badge

Complete Troop 390 Calendar


Upcoming Campouts

May 2-4 Backpack weekend (Tuscazoar)
May 2-4 Tuscazoar campout – Disabilities MB
May 16–18 GTC Camporall–Dix Stadium Kent, OH
June 6-8 Backpack weekend - Zaleski State Forest
June 21 – 28 High Knoll Backpacking Adventure
July 13 – 19 Summer Camp – Camp Manatoc
August – Massillon Bike, Camp, Canoe Campout

Camp Cards

 Camp Cards are still available for Scouts to sell. Each card has $120 of coupons. They cost $5.00 and $2.00 of that will go into the Scouts Troop Account to be used for Camp outs or gear. Ask the records Mom for them at the Troop meeting. They are an easy sell!

Spaghetti Dinner News
Patti Renner

A huge thanks to everyone for all their work at the spaghetti dinner.  It was a big success.  Scouts need to return their tickets and/or money at the meeting on 3/12/14.  We will do a drawing on 3/18 during the meeting for the tickets the boys sold that had their names on it.

Upcoming Merit Badge Opportunities

       4/15/14 & 4/29/14 Fingerprinting Merit Badge - Officer Rod Criss will be teaching this class during the troop meetings.  

4/18/14 Law Merit Badge Canton, OH Cost: $12.00 Six different classes, in five different court rooms and the Canton Police Department, led by judges, lawyers and police officers. Scouts learn about the law and our legal system and earn Law merit badge. Lunch and a limited edition patch included. Total enrollment is capped; it will fill up. Sign-up on the Buckeye Council website. http://www.buckeyecouncil.org If using this URL, click on calendar and date of April 18. Scouts interested in attending the above event should sign up individually. Urgent! Register now! Registration ends April 1 or when full.  

Art Merit Badge Mr. Jason Smith will be teaching this class in the spring.  Details coming soon.  

Gardening Merit Badge Paula Mularcik will be teaching this class in the spring.  Details coming soon.  

5/2/14–5/4/14 Disability Awareness Merit Badge   Dover Dam Days Campout May 2 - 4, 2014 Camp Tuscazoar in Zoarville, OH

Summer Camp at
Manatoc July 13-19

This is a great opportunity for scouts to earn badges, work on rank requirements and have FUN.

Early bird registration fee is $245.00 paid to Troop 390 by May 13, 2014. After that the fee is $265. That is a bargain for a week of FUN!

Scouts need to have physical forms for summer camp turned in by 7/1/14 .

Important Dates

May 3, Noon, Fairlawn City Women’s Club Rummage Sale Clean-up, Fairlawn Community Center, . Since the Troop has two camping activities this weekend, we need all other Scouts, Parents and siblings to assist with this. It takes about an hour to haul all the leftover items to the Goodwill and Salvation Army. Please help. They depend on us

May 26, 9:00 a.m., Fairlawn VFW Memorial Day Service. To the south of Fairlawn Community Center, 3486 S. Smith Road. Troop 390 participates in this service every year as part of our Scout Civic Service. Please come in full uniform. It is a one hour service. If it rains, we move indoors.

Scoutmaster's Minute
Jim Horvath

The Great Trail Council 100th Anniversary Camporall is going to be something that Scouts have not experienced before! From the Friday night movie to the Saturday action Programs shown below, to the Saturday evening Stage Show with a magician and illusionist, you will have plenty to do and loads of fun! We have to register early or pay $5 extra, so please commit and pay by May 6 or we will pass the $5 extra on to you!

Court of Honor Ceremonies

Scouts are reminded to wear their full uniforms to court of honors (no jeans!).  This includes merit badge sashes.  The scout shop and Mr. Horvath have sashes available for scouts to purchase.  Mom’s are reminded to wear their Mother’s ribbons at court of honors as well.

Help Lyle reach his goal!

Many of you may have noticed that Lyle Londraville has not been to any scout events recently.  He suffered a concussion about 8 weeks ago and it still recovering.  He is improving.  Lyle is raising funds for cancer patients through the St. Baldericks Foundation. Lyle hopes to raise $500.00 for childhood cancer.  He is at 61% of his goal so far. He plans to shave his head on 3/17/14!  For more information or to donate visit this link

Important Dates

3/25/14 Backpacking Gear Meeting This is a required meeting for parents and scouts attending the High Knoll High Adventure.  Mr. Orchosky, Mr. Portteus, and Mr. Smith will discuss the preferred items for backpacking.  

4/5/14 Day of Service 9:30 – 12:30 Faith Lutheran Church and St. Hilary are participating in a Day of Service. Troop 390 will participate in Habitat Restoration – Invasive Plant Removal at Station Road Bridge Trailhead – 13513 Riverview Rd., Brecksville 44141. Scouts working on Camping Merit Badge can get credit for requirement 9c. Scouts and family members are invited to participate, too.

4/8/14 Troop Open Swim and Swim test at CHS during troop meeting. Cost $2.00. All Scouts are encouraged to attend. Be there at 7:00 for Troop meeting. Preparation for BSA Swim Tests for Scouts and Adults will start at 7:30. Swim tests start at 8:00. Open Swim ends at 9:30. Parents may pick up Scouts earlier if desired.

April 12, 9:30 to 12:30, Invasive Plant Pull at Crown Point Ecology Center, 3220 Ira Rd, Bath 44210. Scouts working on Camping Merit Badge can get credit for requirement 9c for helping with this service project, too. Scouts and family members are invited to participate.

High Adventure Trip 2014

High Knoll Backing Trip

Pulaski, VA

Departure date: June 21, 2014
Return date: June 28, 2014
Cost: $450.00

Subsequent $75.00 payments due: Mar, Apr, May.

Each Person attending needs to have paid $200.00 by 3/31/2014

The Troop must make progress payments to the camp, so you are asked to make your payment monthly.

Scouts interested in attending Philmont in 2015 are encouraged to join us on these backpacking warmups:

May 2 – 4 Backpacking at Tuscazor

June 6 – 8 Backpacking at Zieinski St. Pk.

Warm up hikes: May & June starting May 21

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Administrative Items

**Next troop committee meeting will be April 13, 2014 7:00 p.m. at the church.


To add items to a newsletter, contact Paula at bnpwood4@gmail.com

Any Questions? Call or email Jim Horvath 330-283-4422 or jhorvath99@aol.com.

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