Camping at 5 national parks, including Grand Canyon National Park, Bryce Canyon NP, Canyonland NP, Arches NP and Monument Valley NP. Fly to/from Las Vegas and Travel by van with TrekAmerica Company, which provides tour leader, camping & cooking gear and coordinates all activities.
Location: Utah, Nevada & Arizona
Dates: Early August, 2009. (for 11 days)
Costs: Approx. $1,800 (includes airfare, meals, transportation, lodging and activities like hiking, rafting, horseback riding, mountain biking, and extreme Hummer tour).
Deposit of $150 will secure your spot (can use funds in your troop account). The vans are limited to 13 people, so we are looking for a group of 26, or two vans . Monthly payments of $150 from Sept ’08 to July ’09, offset by any fundraising beginning with the Summer Concerts. Additional fundraisers include Giant Tag Sale, Holiday Pie Sale, Superbowl Sub Sale, Candy Sale, Sweetheart’s Dance, and Gang Show. Deposit can be mailed to: BSA Troop 3, PO Box 8, Derby, CT 06418
Requirements: MUST be 13 by Aug 1, 2009. Must be at least 1st Class Rank. Must attend 1 week at Ed Strang Scout Reservation in 2009. Must enjoy day hikes. Must be a scout in good standing with Scoutmaster’s approval.