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 November 18th - New Photos Here!

Next Campout: December 5 - 7 Klondike Warm Up at Camp McKinley (Lisbon)

Complete Troop 390 Calendar - Updated with 2015/2016 Plans as of 11/18/2014


Upcoming Campouts
Tim Knight

November 15 - 16 Buffalo, NY - Naval Ships –spend the night on the Cruiser the USS Little Rock.
December 5 - 7 Klondike warm up at Camp McKinley (Lisbon)

2015 Campouts:
January 30 - Feb 1 Klondike at Manatoc
Feb 21 Winter 1 day activity
March 20-22 Firelands Campout (Oberlin)
April 25-26 Wright-Patterson Museum (Dayton)
May 15-17 West Branch Campout & Backpack trip (2 separate trips at same location)
July 19-25 Summer Camp (Manatoc)
August 14-16 Hill n Dale Fishing Campout (Medina)
Sept 25-27 Old Portage District Camporee
Oct 17-18 Laural Caverns (Geology MB)
Nov 13-15 Camp Butler Campout
Dec 4-6 Klondike Warm up at Beaumont (Rock Creek, OH)

High Adventure Trips 2015:
June 17 - 30
Philmont - Commit by 10/7.  Cost $1800.00 per person payable to Great Trail Council in installments.
June 22 - 28
Allegheny Passage Bike Trip

High Adenture Trip 2016:
Bike Trek

Cooking Merit Badge

Scouts working on Cooking Merit Badge are asked to see Mrs. Bechtel to go over requirements that they have completed and review menus. Mrs. Bechtel is available at some scout meetings and at stacybechtel@hotmail.com.

Skis Needed
Brent Bartlett

The troop Klondike sleds are in need of repair. If you have an old pair of adult downhill snow skis that you are willing to donate to the troop to repair our sleds, please bring them to the troop meeting as soon as possible.

Popcorn Fundraiser
Blair Lampner - blampner@yahoo.com

*The popcorn fundraiser is over and was a great success! Thank you Mrs. Lampner and all parents that assisted at the sales.

*Scout families are expected to pick up their popcorn orders on 11/15 or 11/16 from Mrs. Lampner’s home. Please pay for the popcorn at pick up. Your check will not be cashed until December 1

*Contact Mrs. Lampner to schedule a time for popcorn pickup at blampner@yahoo.com

*Please, please, please… We are looking for someone to take over for Mrs. Lampner next year. She is willing to train you! If you are interested, please let Mr. Horvath know as soon as possible.

Buffalo Naval Park/Niagra Falls Event Requires Advance Commitments

We have our Philmont Crew commitments for June 2015 filled. The following is the payment plan set by Great Trail Council for the trip:
11/25/14 $350.00      1/31/15 $350.00
3/31/15 $350.00        5/31/15 $350.00
Please make checks payable to “Troop 390.”

Required Scout and Parent meeting at Camp Butler Conference Center on 12/3/14 at 7:00pm for those signed up for Philmont.

Great Trail Council will be communicating directly with the Scout Family by email or mail. Please be on the lookout for mail from Steve York or Jim Shimko.

Scouts Earning T-2-1
Brent Bartlett

Scouts working on Tenderfoot, Second Class, or First Class requirements should bring their scout handbook to EVERY scout meeting (and remember to take it home, too!) They need the book so they know what they need to work on and can have completed requirements “signed-off”. Mr. Bartlett must see the handbooks to record all completed requirements in Troop Master.

Scoutmaster's Minute
Jim Horvath

Veterans Day is this Tuesday, November 11.  Scouts who have relatives that served or are serving in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard may understand more about the meaning of Veterans Day. But all of us should learn more. Veterans are very special people. Your Mother or Father, Sister or Brother, Aunt, Uncle, Grandmother or Grandfather or maybe a friend, neighbor, or teacher, may be a Veteran. Thousands and thousands of people have served our Country in both war and peace. Ask the Veterans you know to tell you what branch of the service they were in and where they served. Be sure to thank them for their service. And don’t forget the police and fire people who are here to serve and protect us every day, 24/7. We have Scouts from Troop 390 who are currently serving their Country or are Veterans too. All of them deserve to be remembered and thanked more than just on Veterans Day.

Upcoming Events

December 2, 2014 6:00 p.m. PLC Meeting
December 14, 2014 7:00 p.m. Troop Committee Meeting
Dec. 20, 2014 4:30 – 9:00 p.m. Order of the Arrow Winter Banquet at St. Thomas Eastern Orthodox Church in Fairlawn. Banquet & 2015 Dues $32.00
Feb. 8, 2015 10:30–1:00 Scout Sunday Service , potluck luncheon & Court of Honor
March 7, 2015 Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser
8/3/15 – 8/8/15 Order of the Arrow 100th Anniversary at Michigan State University Cost: $600 Sold Out

ACME Cash Back Register Receipts

Please save your ACME register receipts that show a Cash Back Amount on the bottom and give them to the Troop. Scouts should put their name on each receipt and turn them in at any Troop meeting. Scouts get credit in their Scout Account. The program runs from September 18, 2014 thru February 4, 2015. We have not gotten many receipts yet. We know scouts eat a lot of food so please save receipts for us!

Thanks to Cathy Savage for agreeing to take this program over next year.

Possible Upcoming Merit Badges

Chess, Backpacking, Welding, Photography, Geneology, Fire Safety, Crime Prevention and Geocaching Merit Badges are being considered for the Troop. Scouts should tell us which Merit Badges interest them most.

Counselors are needed for Fire Safety, Crime Prevention, Geneology, and Geocaching. If you have knowledge of the subject and wish to be a Counselor, please contact Mr. Horvath.

Rummage Sale

Thanks to all the scouts and their family members who helped setup and cleanup the Faith Lutheran Church Rummage Sale. Every year this sale seems to grow and the church depends on our help. The Tuesday evening set-up was great and the Saturday clean-up was too. Scouts who have done this before show great leadership!

Sewing Badges
Paula Mularcik

Mrs. Mularcik will be at the troop meeting on 12/9/14 to assist scouts with sewing badges on their uniforms and sashes. Scouts need to locate their badges and bring them to the meeting for this activity. Thread and needles will be provided.

High Adventure Trip 2015

Philmont Backing Trip

Cimarron, NM

Departure date: June 17, 2015
Return date: June 30, 2015


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Administrative Items

**Next troop committee meeting will be November 9th, 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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