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Northeast Backpacking Trips 2014

*** Parents Meeting Monday May 5th, 7:00 pm ***
Scouts interested in going should contact Mr. Verrill (email ajverrill@gmail.com).

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The Troop is planning 2 backpacking trips in the North East next Summer. These trips are one of the highlights in the troop’s annual calendar. All scouts eligible are encouraged to participate. It is a unique experience and an adventure.

A parents meeting will be held on Monday, May 5 to discuss the plans for these trips. Parents of scouts that signed up should attend the meeting. Criteria for selection on the crews are:

  1. 13 years (or older) or completed 7th grade by the start of the trek
  2. 1st Class rank (at the start of the trek)
  3. Approved by the ASM Venture and the Scoutmaster

The dates for the 2 treks are:

  1. Sunday, June 29th to Thursday, July 3rd.
  2. The first or second weekends in August. Departure will be either July 31 or August 7.

Participation in Troop 8 NE Trips are required for scouts going to Philmont in 2015.
Please see Mr. Verrill at the next troop meeting if you are interested in going.

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