2005 - 2006 Troop Calendar

 Outdoor Activities

The poetry of Earth is never dead – John Keats


September 23-25
Cape Henlopen Kayak Trip
Camp near the beach, swim, beachcomb and take a kayak tour of the National Wildlife Preserve.
October 22-23
Star Wars Adventure Your Force will compete in training.  Solve a mystery and battle the Empire!
November 18-20
Boston, MA City Trip
Lodge in cabins at a Scout Camp and visit many of the historic and fun sites of the city.
December 10
First Aid Rally
Compete as patrols in this annual district triage.
December 17
Rockville Climbing Center
Bi-Annual return to the troop’s favorite rock gym.

January 8, or
Jan. 15 (Rain Date)

Mountain Creek Ski Trip Spend the day skiing or boarding at New Jersey’s best resort.  Lessons available.
January 28-29
Kittatinny Mountain Winter Cabin Trip Toboggan, snowshoe, ice fish, winter stalking, cook outside at this bi-annual trip to the troop’s favorite winter wonderland.
February 25
Klondike Trail
Compete in our District Derby pulling your sled in competition against 50 patrols.
March 5, or
March 12 (Rain Date)
Blue Mountain Ski Trip Ski or board in this Pennsylvania ski resort.  Lessons available – families always welcome.
March 24-26 Brandywine Valley Horseback Camp in Delaware and ride horseback along the Pennsylvania-Delaware border trail.
April 28-30 Harriman Campout and Hike Hike the Timp-Torne Trail along cliffs, and then through tunnels to fantastic views; walk across the Bear Mountain Bridge and explore Cranberry Mine on Sunday.
May 19-21 Giants Workshop Mountain Bike Trip Camp two nights at Duck Pond in the Gunks in New York.  Trek to the Workshop – a boulderer’s delight!
June 24-25 Delaware Canoe Trip Twenty-one 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 Smithfield Beach.
July 30 “Gap” Water Hike Creek hop the Dunfield Creek Trail.  Try the slides and the pool.  Boulder through Glen – try the pit and slide.  After lunch swim at Crater Lake.
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 Mt. Shannon.
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 New Jersey Rock Gym Climb and boulder at this great gym right here in the Garden State.
TBA Orienteering Competition Compete as a patrol in this great across-land skill race.


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