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Summer 2020 High Adventure Plans!

Troop 79 Scouts and adults – check out the details, eligibility & cost below, then sign up today for EITHER Summit or Philmont. Neither get in the way of Owasippe, but due to scheduling Scouts/adults can only participate in ONE of the two high adventure trips. Decisions, decisions…..

1. THE SUMMIT EXPERIENCE – travel by rental van leaving early Sat, July 18, returning late Sat, July 25, 2020 (DATE CHANGE)
This is a seven-day/six-night program that consists of half-day introductory level experiences:- BMX- skateboarding- mountain biking- zip lines- canopy tours- challenge courses- climbing- shooting sports- whitewater rafting
Summit provides three meals/day, tents, cots and all program equipment. Each Scout and adult advisor is responsible for their own personal gear.
A minimum of 2 adults and 5 Scouts are needed to fill one crew

Climbing wall at Summit

SCOUTS (14 – 20 yrs)
Must be registered with BSA
Must meet BSA height & weight limits
Must be 13 yrs old by Sept 1, 2020

ADULT ADVISORS (21 yrs and older)
Must be registered with BSA
Must meet BSA height & weight limits
Must have current training

$250 non-refundable deposit due 9/1/19
First payment $500 due 12/1/19
Final balance $250 due 3/1/20
PAYMENTS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE!

2. PHILMONT 12 DAY TREK – travel by Amtrak leaving Fri, July 17 at 2:50PM, returning Fri, July 31 around 2:50PM
Each of our TWO crews will participate in an exciting and strenuous backpacking trek of their choice.  In addition to ten full days camping and cooking in some of the most beautiful backcountry imaginable, other possible highlights are:
– Climbing 12,441 foot Mt. Baldy
– Horseback riding
– Rock climbing / rapelling
– Learning about indigenous cultures
– Assisting in conservation projects
– Experiencing an old west chuck wagon dinner
and much more!!

Hiking Mt. Baldy at Philmont

Philmont provides much of the crew gear (tents, food and cooking equipment). Each Scout and adult advisor is responsible for their own personal gear and physical fitness.

ALL participants must be in EXCELLENT physical condition, able to carry up to 40lbs in a backpack while hiking at high elevations (up to 12,000 ft) for ten days and 50-75 miles!

A minimum of 4 adults and 10 Scouts are needed to fill two crews 
If more than 6 adults and 20 Scouts sign up, preference will be given as follows: 
– has actively participated in Troop activities such as Owasippe, camping, service 
– has regularly attended Troop meetings 
– has not already attended Philmont 
Attendees will be notified by email and a deposit will be requested immediately. 

SCOUTS (14 – 20 yrs)
Must be registered with BSA
Must meet BSA height & weight limits
Must be 14 yrs old by July 17, 2020

ADULT ADVISORS (21 yrs and older)
Must be registered with BSA
Must meet BSA height & weight limits
Must have current training

$250 non-refundable deposit due 7/1/19
First payment $750 due 9/1/19
Final balance $500 due 2/1/20
PAYMENTS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE!

[PHOTOS] Summit @PChambliss, Philmont @Boylesfour

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