Agenda Discovery Week Month

Curated for Me

Beginning Backpack Trip - Little Jimmy

Boy Scout Troop 718 - Private Events
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Endorsed by Curators:
May 20 6:45AM - 3:00PM

Eligibility Note:

To be eligible for this backpacking outing, see the requirements below.

  • Participated on at least 4 troop outings
  • Participated on at least 2 hikes
  • Participated in at least one Summer Camp

This is a training backpacking outing for first time backpackers 2.1 miles in and 2.1 miles back (4.2 mile round trip).

The scout needs to be physically capable of carrying backpack with gear final participation eligibility will be subject to SM/ASM approval.

Activities:

This is the first in a series of backpacks to get everyone a chance to gain experience and build their backpacking skills.

Scouts that participate in this outing and the following series of backpacking outings will be eligible for future Backpacking outings in 2017.

Day Hike to Mt Islip, perhaps?


IMPORTANT NOTE:

  • We will have MANDATORY backpack inspection 2 days prior to departure.
  • El Retiro Park - parking lot, Thursday, 5/18/17 @6:30pm


Uniform : Class B

Type of Outing : Backpacking

Cost: $25

Transportation meeting place and time: El Retiro Park 6:45 am. Depart at 7am.

List of attending scoutmasters and other adults:

  • Scoutmaster, Brian Hanhart
  • ASM, Mark Pagniano

Gear to bring:CLICK HERE (download Backpacking Checklist)

Video : How to pack a backpack CLICK HERE

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