The poetry of Earth is never dead – John Keats
||Camp near the beach, swim, beachcomb and take a kayak tour of
the National Wildlife Preserve.
||Star Wars Adventure||Your Force will compete in training. Solve a mystery and battle the Empire!|
||Boston, MA City Trip
||Lodge in cabins at a Scout Camp and visit many of the
historic and fun sites of the city.
||First Aid Rally
||Compete as patrols in this annual district triage.|
||Rockville Climbing Center
||Bi-Annual return to the troop’s favorite rock gym.|
January 8, or
|Mountain Creek Ski Trip||Spend the day
skiing or boarding at
||Toboggan, snowshoe, ice fish, winter stalking, cook outside at this bi-annual trip to the troop’s favorite winter wonderland.|
||Compete in our District Derby pulling your sled in competition against 50 patrols.|
|March 5, or
March 12 (Rain Date)
|Ski or board
|March 24-26||Camp in
|April 28-30||Harriman Campout and Hike||Hike the
Timp-Torne Trail along cliffs, and then
through tunnels to fantastic views; walk across the
|May 19-21||Camp two
nights at Duck Pond in the Gunks in
miles on this scenic section from
Dingmans Ferry. Traverse many rapids,
swim and jump at Big Rock. Camp on the
way, and on Sunday paddle to
|July 30||“Gap” Water Hike||Creek hop the
Dunfield Creek Trail. Try the slides and
|Aug. 6-12||Hidden Valley Summer Camp||Return to
this great New Hampshire Reserve. Take
badges in the morning, do fun activities
in the afternoon with an outpost trip to
|July-August||Patrol Trips||Plan a special trip for your patrol. The possibilities are endless!|
|Sep. 29-Oct. 1||Giant Ledges Backpack Trip||Trek for three days with the highlight being camping right on the ledges with an awe-inspiring view of the Catskills. First two years of Scouts will stay at Base Camp with Activities.|
|Oct. 21-22||Adventure Campout||Our Scouts will decide on what great tour de force we will do in this annual event.|
|Nov. (Date TBA)||West Point Football and Campout||Camp on the reservation and tour the academy. Watch a game at the stadium rated by The Sporting News as “the best place to watch a college football game.”|
|Dec. 9||First Aid Rally||Test your patrol’s teamwork and skills as you compete in this annual district triage.|
|Dec. 16||Climb and
boulder at this great gym right here
|TBA||Orienteering Competition||Compete as a patrol in this great across-land skill race.|
||Cape Henelopen Ocean Kayak
||Surf and ocean kayak around the cape to the
and Chicken Shoal which is a half mile out and teeming with fish and
turtles with a option to snorkel. Near this is a ship wreck with all
kayaking with dolphins!
|Oct. 1-2||Eco Challenge
will navigate, hike, road bike, and canoe in this annual council
race. This year it will be located in
the Hunterton Hills area, Spruce Run and the South Branch River.
||BSA Scuba||Take these courses which will include dives. This will be a great introduction to scuba diving.|
Winter Shelter Trek
|Leave the troop behind at the Kittitany Mountain cabin and backpack for a mile near the crest of the ridge. Build snow shelters if the snow is right, or use trail tarps if not. Snowshoes will probably be needed.|
||Vermont Ski Weekend||Spend two nights in a private mountain lodge. Ski or snowboard at Killington--one of New England’s premier winter resorts.|
NY City Bike Tour
Bike through each borough on this 46 mile annual tour de France of the Big Apple.
|May 13 or
June 3 or 4
||Caving Day Expedition||
Explore Lee’s cave in Hunterton County. This all-day adventure will include lots of crawling, squeezing, bouldering, and harness climbing.
||Bonticon Crag - Mountain Bike||
Camp two nights at Duck Pond in the Gunks. Trek from there about 16 miles over old carriage roads with many options to this Crag, which is filled with caves, crevices, climbs, and outstanding views of the Catskills and the Hudson Valley.
Musconetcong Rock Climb
Hike through the Gorge, climb and repel in this beautiful and remote New Jersey destination.
in the challenging
the back country of
Giant Ledges/Catskill - Backpack
|Trek and camp on your own to the 360 degree view of the ledges.|
Form a four-person crew to compete in this annual council adventure race!
|Summer of 2007||High Adventure Week
adventure week will be
planned depending on the ventures' vote. Choices