Highland Games at Camp Grimes
Are you ready for the Highland Games? We will gather our “clan” on the fields of Camp Grimes to compete in games both ancient and new. You will have the chance to help the troop show off your skills at fire starting, camp setup, athletics, leadership, and teamwork. Join us at the Fall Apache District Camporee at Camp Grimes on October 21-23. The deadline to register is September 26th. Any scouts registering after this date could possibly not receive the patches and other items from the Camporee. The cost is $55 per camper.
Camping at Dan Nicholas Park – Sept 9-11
Scouts will leave the church at 5:00 pm and head to Millers Pond (a Boy Scout camp) at Dan Nicholas Park in Salisbury, NC. On Saturday, there will be many activities to choose from. Each boy will receive a Blue Ticket which includes: 1 Train Ride, 1 Carousel Ride, 1 Miniature Golf Game (Put-Put), 1 Standard Bucket of Gems. Admission to the Aquarium, Nature Center and Park. You can also bring other equipment (tennis rackets, softballs, bats, and other sports equipment). Scouts will return to the church Sunday morning around 11:00 a.m. Cost is $60 per Scout. Scouts may want some extra spending money for additional activities.
Caving in Linville Falls
We have planned a awesome trip to Linville Falls to go caving. The boys will leave on Friday after school and return on Sunday afternoon. The guided cave tour is from about 10am-3pm on Saturday and is put on by River and Earth Adventures. There are 7 miles of rooms and passages to explore. All equipment is included and there is no age restriction. Go to raftcavehike.com and look at the caving info-its pretty cool!! Cost is $108. If you would like to use Camp Card Money please contact Darrell Stuart at email@example.com.
Mountain Biking Trip to Lake Powhatan
The next trip is to camp at the Lake Powhatan campsite, spend time at the Kolo Bike Park and spend the rest of the time mountain biking on the trails near the campsite. Check out the www.kolobikepark.com website and you can see some videos of the trails. Anyone who knows how to ride a bike will be able to handle these trails.
You can bring you own bike or rent. Rental fee is an additional $40. If you want to use Camp Card money, please let Mr. Stuart know.
Because of the nature of the trip, we are going to need 4 adults to attend. Please let Mr. Tucker know if you can attend to help the leaders.
Belk Scout Camp – Crossover
The next trip is planned for 3/11-3/13 at Belk Scout camp. It is the Crossover weekend for all the Cub Scouts that will be joining our troop. Activities for the weekend include climbing(We have reserved the tower all day Saturday), Intro to orienteering, Safe fire building and Pocket knife safety. Please encourage your scout to join this trip and welcome the new scouts to our troop!!
The price is $45.
Camp Grimes Monthly Payments
Troop 112 will attend summer camp at Camp Grimes this year from June 19- 25th. The total cost is $340 for the week. The Deposit of $40 should have already been made. The next payments will to need to be made by February 27th. Once you use your credit card to make the Feb payment two more payments will automatically be charged to your card in March and April. If you want to use Camp Card money please contact Darrell Stuart at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Troop Recharter Fees
Troop 112 must recharter our membership with BSA annually.
Please take a few minutes to carefully read and complete all of the required information.
*****Forms and Fees are due no later than March 15, 2016.
• Fees: $80 (Family with 1 Scout); $40 for each additional Scout in family. Pay online or by check payable to Troop 112.
Hanging Rock State Park
February 19-21 Troop 112 will be camping at Hanging Rock State Park in Danbury, NC. Friday night dinner will be provided by your Scoutmaster (aka Chef Tucker). Weekend activities include rock climbing and rappelling on natural rock (Moore’s Wall), Leave No Trace activities, and a day hike on Sunday morning to the Hanging Rock observation tower (approx 2,800 ft elevation) to catch the sunrise. Scouts will stop for Sunday lunch on the return.” Cost is $62 per Scout.
Scout Ski Trip: Jan 22-23
The boys will meet at Forest Hill Church on Friday night, Jan 22 at 5:30pm and spend the night at the church (lock in). The boys will eat dinner together and do the usual lock-in activities. The troop will get up at the crack of dawn, eat a quick breakfast and head up to Appalachian Ski Resort. The boys will get a lift ticket, ski rental (including helmet) and a 60 minute group lesson. After a day on the slopes, the troop will head home. They will stop for dinner on the way.
The cost of the trip is $99. This includes everything EXCEPT lunch at the slopes. Please have your scout bring $15-$20 for lunch and snacks. Lunch will be on their own.
The deadline for signup and payment is Wednesday, January 13th.
Camp Grimes Summer Camp Deposit
Troop 112 will attend Summer Camp from Sunday June 19th to Saturday June 25th at Camp Grimes. The payment for camp this year will be a total of $340.00. Camp is $280, the remaining balance is travel related expenses (gas, food on the way up & back, & troop t-shirt.) We are asking for a $40.00 non-refundable deposit by 1/15/2016 to secure your spot at summer camp. You can make the initial deposit payment via Paypal on our website or by contacting Mr. Stuart (Darrell.email@example.com) if you still have camp card monies left. The remaining balance of $300 is due in $100 increments on 2/1, 3/1, & 4/1 and will be set up as a recurring charge on our Paypal after the deposit date.