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2017 Trips and Events

posted Jan 19, 2017, 7:24 AM by Scott Lovell
Sweetwater Day Hike - 1/21
January 21 (9AM-2PM) - Dayhike (with full backpacks to simulate an overnight backpacking trip) to Sweetwater Creek SP. Bring daypacks or packs with simplified weight (20 lb sacks of rice instead of some of your gear) if you want to participate but don't have the time to fully pack.

Georgia Tech Engineering event for Engineering Merit Badge - 2/4
We have a T433 Eagle who is a Sophomore at GT who is organizing this event for us to visit labs and tour the campus, plus earn Engineering MB that day.

Pack 744 Blue & Gold Banquet
On Friday February 10th at 5:30 PM Pack 744 will be holding their annual Blue and Gold Banquet at the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. They have asked for volunteers from Troop 433 to help run the event. Boys who volunteer will earn Service Hours that count towards rank advancement. You also get free food and dessert!!! See Mr. Thornton and let him know that you would like to help.

Try Scuba - Divers Supply, Cobb Pkwy - 2/13
Open to scouts and family to try out Scuba diving. Divers Supply will be attending our troop meeting on 2/6 for Q&A on a Try Scuba and the High Adventure trip.

Cumberland Caverns - 2/18 - 2/19
a) Check in by 5:30pm CST (best to have dinner before check in as we would not e able to venture out after check in, and there is only a vending machine available)
b) On Sat evening/night, complete Daily Walking Tour, and Rocky Topper tour and sleep in cave
c) On Sunday, Breakfast at 7am. Proceed to Higgenbotham's Revenge tour at around 8:30am CST
d) Check out at around 12pm CST

Cloudland Canyon SP - 3/17 - 3/19
Booked three sites that can accommodate 25 people. Reservation number 2-20001101. Focus of trip is basic scout skills for new recruits and filling any gaps for older scouts.

Appalachian Trail Backpacking - 4/21 - 4/23 (not confirmed 1 or 2 nights)
No bookings required

Jacks River Backpacking - 5/19 - 5/21 (not confirmed 1 or 2 nights)
No bookings required

Summer Camp - Rainey Mountain - 6/18 - 6/24
Leaving on 6/28 about 10AM and getting lunch on the way. Returning 6/24 ETA around noon. We will have 2nd breakfast on the way (camp will give us pastries and juice).

High Adventure trip - Scuba Diving at Florida Keys - 7/2 - 7/8
Planning in progress