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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Troop 320 Events Calendar

Backpacking - Appalachian Trail (Akins/Yungbluth)
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Start Date/Time:
Friday, September 28, 2018 4:30 PM
End Date/Time:
Sunday, September 30, 2018 3:30 PM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Importance:
Normal Priority
Category:
Troop Outing
Description:

***Please note the date change!***  

Contact Mr. Akins (jfakins@nc.rr.com) if you were previously signed up and are no longer able to attend.

Location:  Watauga Lake, TN

Departure:  4:30 pm; arrive at the farm no later than 4:00.

Return:  3:00 Sunday afternoon

Details:  Scouts will be divided into two hiking groups.  Group 2 will consist of experienced scouts who will be backpacking a 12 mile portion of the Appalachian Trail.  Group 1 will consist of younger scouts who will be base camping and day hiking.  

All Scouts will spend Friday Night at Cardens Bluff Campground, which is part of the Cherokee National Forest.  Group 2 will depart Saturday morning along the AT, camp along the trail Sat evening, and then meet back with group 1 on Sunday morning.  Group 1 will participate in a day hike along the Appalachian Trail, and return to camp for additional activities to be planned by the SPL.

All scouts should pack in backpacks or duffel bags; no action packers.

Both group 1 & 2 will plan and cook backpacking style meals.

Bring meal money for lunch on the way home on Sunday.

Contact Mr. Akins (jfakins@nc.rr.com) with any questions.

 

 

Owned by James Akins On Monday, August 6, 2018

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