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2017 T55 Summer Adventures


2017 T55 Summer Adventures
Date
Registration Begins
11/11/2016
Last Day To Register
3/30/2017 1:00 PM
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Summer Camps for T55!

Note to New Scouts and New Scout Parents: New Scouts are eligible for Merit Badge Camps (#1, #2)

High Advenures (ages 14 ) noted in Green

Camps with crew size restrictions filled first come-first served

  1. Hale Scout Reservation (Talahina, OK): June 4-10; Merit Badge Camp (all scouts eligible) - Approx. $850 total cost. Please sign up by March 15. Leader - Tara Varcados (tara.varcados@cfins.com
  2. Camp Powhatan (Blue Ridge Reservation, Virginia) June 25-July 1;  Merit Badge Camp (all scouts eligible) - Approx. $1,400 total cost. Guaranteed availability for scouts signed up by 2/10. Further slots may be available through March 15. Leader - Chip Lane (chip.lane@lanelaw.com), Adam Plager (aeplager@gkss.com) 
  3. Camp Loll  (Wyoming): July 21-29; Merit Badge Camp (all scouts eligible) - Approx. $1,400 total cost. Please sign up by March 15. Leader -   Angela Enyart (angelasenyart@yahoo.com) Ken Moursund (kmoursund@gmail.com)
  4. Shoal Lake Canoeing (Canada): June 10-20;  (age 13 and canoeing merit badge ) - Approx. $1,650 total cost. Limited to 8 scouts & 2 adults. Please sign up by March 15. Leader - Janice Walden (janice@vandykewalden.com)
  5. Nautical Adventure/Sea Scout Base (Galveston): June 12-17; Weeklong sailing camp - try sailboats from small to large, plus kayaking - scouts eligible who are "Swimmer Level" according to the BSA swim test, and age 13 . Work on BSA's kayaking and small boat sailing merit badges. No boating experience required - Approx. $700 total cost. Please sign up by March 15. Leader - Rob Rice (rcrice@r3home.net)
  6. Blue Ridge New River Mid Adventure Mid Adventure (Virginia): June 25-July 1;  Climbing, rafting, & Canoeing in the Blue Ridge Mountains (age 13 ) - Approx. $1,400 total cost. Guaranteed availability for scouts signed up by 2/10. Further slots may be available through March 15. Leader - Adam Plager (aeplager@gkss.com), Chip Lane (chip.lane@lanelaw.com)
  7. BSA National Jamboree (W. Virginia): July 19-28;  Run through SHAC - First Class Scouts eligible. More information at www.bsajamboree.org or https://summit.scouting.org..entry-content
  8. Bechler Canyon (Yellowstone, Wyoming): July 21-29; 5 days of hiking through Yellowstone National Park (age 13 by 1/31/17  and merit badge camp experience required) - Crew of 8. Approx. $1,400 total cost. Please sign up by March 15. Leader - (Bob Casey bcasey@theridgegroup.com)
  9. Manigotagan River Canoeing (Canada): June 10-20;  (age 14, canoeing merit badge, and previous high adventure experience ) - Approx. $1,650 total cost. Limited to 6 scouts & 2 adults. Please sign up by March 15. Leader - Janice Walden (janice@vandykewalden.com)
  10. Philmont  (New Mexico): June 11-24, July 11-24; 2 crews each date with 12 participants/crew (48 total slots);  (age 14 & previous camping experience) - Approx. $1,700 total cost. Please contact James Cauble to secure your spot - (james@cauble.org) 
  11. Canada Cycling (Canada): Late July;  (age 14 ) - 7 days on the Trans Canada Great Trail, route to be chosen by scouts. Approx. $1,200-2,000 total cost. Please sign up by March 15. Leader - David Pesikoff (david@pesikoff.com)
  12. NYLT/NAYLE - Sign up directly with SHAC (NYLT) or the NAYLE location you choose and confirm/consult with Charles Williams at cwilliams@olsonllp.com
  13. I am so bummed that I can't go to camp but I want a summer shirt!
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