Get your permission slips for the March and April campouts NOW!
Both forms are due at the March 15th Troop meeting. (P.S. – The first payment for Summer Camp will also be due on the 15th – the form will be posted by this weekend).
March campout – Mystery hike & wildness survival. No cost. Troop to meet at JUMC on Friday 3/20/15 at 11:00 p.m. to travel to a secret location where the scouts will do a midnight backpacking trip. On Saturday the scouts will select 5 items from their pack and hike some more and practice wilderness survival skills for the next 24 hours. This will be a challenging campout – scouts should come PREPARED for all kinds of weather conditions – cold, rain, snow and think about what 5 items will be most important for their comfort and survival for the 24 hour wildness survival challenge. Scouts will return to JUMC on Sunday 3/22/15 at approximately 12 noon.
April campout – New scout campout & Zipline canopy tour – Troop will meet at JUMC on Friday April 16th at 6:00 p.m. and travel to Manidokan Camp & retreat Center in Knoxville Maryland. Scouts will help Troop 809’s newest scouts learning scout skills in the morning and then travel to Harpers Ferry, WV for an afternoon on Zipline Canopy tours. The troop will return to JUMC on Sunday at approximately 12 noon.