St. James Brat Fest

posted Jul 24, 2018, 1:35 PM by Troop Webmaster   [ updated Jul 24, 2018, 1:39 PM ]

All scouts are expected to work at least 2 shifts for the St. James Brat Festival.  You are free to work more if you'd like.  You must also work at least 2 shifts if you would like to sleep over Friday and/or Saturday night.  Attached, please find the sign up sheet.  There are still some openings for Saturday.  We could also use some adult assistance, so parents, please consider signing up too.  

Document is on the Forms/Downloads page.  

Meeting Minutes: 4/30/2018

posted May 1, 2018, 5:50 PM by Troop Webmaster

1.  Next Monday, May 7th is the Court of Honor.  Food assignments forthcoming.

2.  Name Tags are available; $3 for name tags with pins and $4 for magnetic name tags. Mrs. Manring will be sending out an email with information; please reply if you would like to purchase

3.  Challenge Outings:  We have the two backpacking treks coming up May 27-29 and June 6-10.  Starting next week please let Mr. Canary know if you will attend. For the Adult leaders; the new Youth Protection training and the Part C medical form must be completed prior to the June trek

4.  Shooting campout is schedule for June 1-3.  Start saving up targets like milk jugs or detergent bottles.

5.  Welcome back AJ.  He is joining the Shiny Squirrels patrol.

3/26/18 Troop Meeting Notes

posted Mar 26, 2018, 6:46 PM by Troop Webmaster

  • Next challenge April 7th -  there will be an 11 mile hike for hiking merit badge. Let Mr. Canary know if you plan to attend. Need to get list of those attending by next week.  You do not need to be working on the merit badge to attend this hike.  Families and siblings are welcome.
  • Next troop campout - April 20-22 Scout Skills
  • Upcoming challenge outing May 26-28.  We need a scout leader for that trek.
  • Begin thinking about our 5 day backpack trek June 6-10. Planning starts soon.
  • Summer camp need merit badge request form in two weeks (by April 9th).
  • Medical forms for new scouts needed before first campout.
  • Swimming certification for summer camp-we are planning an opportunity to get the swimming certification done early. Details coming soon.

2018 Summer Camp

posted Mar 18, 2018, 7:22 PM by Troop Webmaster

The time is fast approaching for Troop 734's summer camp at Woodland Trails July 8-14th.  Please contact Kevin Coty to let him know your scout will be attending.  Camp fee deadlines and schedules are located in the Forms/Downloads section of the website.

Jeffrey Palovchik Eagle Project

posted Feb 19, 2018, 4:35 PM by Troop Webmaster   [ updated Feb 19, 2018, 4:36 PM ]

Jeffrey Palovchik Eagle Project

Winter Court of Honor

posted Jan 29, 2018, 12:12 PM by Troop Webmaster

Don't forget tonight (January 29th) we have the Troop 734 Court of Honor.

We will also have a visit from our friends of 'Friends of Scouting,' and the Order of the Arrow voting for our Scouts.

The following Patrol Assignments for the C.O.H. have been made:
Wooden Phoenix - Desserts
Consolidated Patrol - Side Dishes
Honor Patrol - Drinks

Vertical Adventure Event

posted Nov 28, 2017, 7:55 PM by Troop Webmaster

Troop 734 Overnight with Arrow Of Light Scouts


Troop 734 would like to invite you and your Arrow of Light Scout to attend Troop 734's Vertical Adventure Event on Friday, January 26th.  We will meet at the Vertical Adventure facility at 6513 Kingsmill Ct. Columbus 43229 at 10 PM.  There will be pizza and snacks in the evening during the climbing portion.  In order for your scout to attend the event there are four requirements that need to be completed.  As a reminder, Troop 734 requires a parent/guardian to accompany each AOL Scout that attends a troop outing.  

1.       Send Richard Canary an email ( with names of AOL Scout and parent/guardian that are attending and who is participating in the climbing portion of the evening. 

2.       Payment needs to be received by Monday, Jan 15th for $33 per climber and $5 per non-climber.  Check can be made payable to Troop 734.  You can bring payment to any Troop 734 meeting prior to Monday the 15th.  If necessary, please contact me for alternative methods.  

3.       Complete Boy Scout Medical Form A and B for everyone climbing.  This can be provided along with the payment or brought to the event. However, no form, no climbing.  

4.       Complete Vertical Adventure Waiver for every climber.  Once you complete the waiver you will receive an email to confirm your identity. The waiver is not complete until you follow the instructions in the automatically generated email.


Again, we look forward to your Scout joining us for a fun filled evening.

Gift Guide

posted Nov 13, 2017, 4:40 PM by Troop Webmaster   [ updated Jan 9, 2018, 4:32 PM ]

This guide is intended to provide gift ideas to improve the outdoor experience for your Scout. Feel free to share this with friends and relatives who are looking for gift options. There are also plenty of suggestions that would be great gifts for Christmas Cabin.

Get it here!

2018 Merit Badge College at UD

posted Nov 11, 2017, 5:29 PM by Troop Webmaster   [ updated Jan 16, 2018, 1:47 PM ]

Dates and merit badge options for the 2018 Merit Badge College at UD have been announced. Classes will take place over three Saturday (Feb 3rd, Feb 24th and Mar 10th) in Dayton. Merit badges to be offered will be:
  1. American Heritage
  2. Automotive Maintenance
  3. Aviation
  4. Chess
  5. Citizenship in the Community (Required for Eagle)
  6. Citizenship in the Nation (Required for Eagle)
  7. Citizenship in the World (Required for Eagle)
  8. Communications (Required for Eagle)
  9. Composite Materials
  10. Crime Prevention
  11. Electronics
  12. Emergency Preparedness Required for Eagle)
  13. Engineering
  14. Environmental Science(Required for Eagle)
  15. Family Life (Required for Eagle)
  16. Fire Safety
  17. First Aid (Required for Eagle)
  18. Law
  19. Medicine
  20. Mining in Society
  21. Nuclear Science
  22. Oceanography
  23. Personal Management (Required for Eagle)
  24. Public Speaking
  25. Sustainability (Eagle Required).
The anticipated cost to enroll will be $15.00. Registration will open December 1, 2017. Please contact the troopmaster for additional information or to enroll.

St. James Bratfest Volunteer Sign-Up

posted Jul 24, 2017, 8:49 AM by Troop Webmaster

The Annual St. James Bratfest will be conducted August 4th - 6th. Helping to staff Bratfest is the primary way in which the troop gives thanks to the church for sponsoring our unit. Volunteer assignment sign up sheets will be available at the July 24th troop meeting. 

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