This weekend, we’ve got a trip that has been much-requested: a canoe/kayak camping trip along the Holston River. Here are the details:
When: meet at the church at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday September 24.
We will load up gear and boats. Then we will drive out to Mendota and make camp. After camp has been set up, we will travel up the river and embark on our float trip.
We are floating about 5 miles on nearly flat water. The North Fork is shallow and calm. No experience is necessary. All of our scouts will be able to navigate the easy paddle. Continue reading Canoe/Kayak Camping Trip
Saturday, September 3 at 9:30 AM
Laurel Falls is a gem in our region. The beautiful, full waterfall is just a short hike on the Appalachian Trail in the Dennis Cove area near Hampton, TN. The hike there is an easy 3-mile round trip, and the swimming hole at the bottom of the falls is . . . → Read More: Day Hike on the Appalachian Trail
Scouts close to rank advancement or with incomplete merit badges should work hard to finish up their requirements in the next couple of weeks so that we can present our awards at the Aug. 16 Court of Honor.
Each scout has a progress report that tells them what they need. If you missed this and need it . . . → Read More: Eagle Court of Honor August 16th
Summer Ordeal at CDC — for Order of the Arrow members only (not a troop event).
More info as the date approaches. If you were nominated for OA this year, this event is required to complete your membership in scouting’s Honor Society.
Leaving from the church at . . . → Read More: Order of the Arrow Summer Ordeal
We will once again be camping on South Holston Lake later this month.
Two nights of island camping – that’s what we’re offering up, along with canoeing, motorboating, kayaking, and more! The annual camping weekend at South Holston Lake has always been one of our scouts’ favorites. We will meet at 4:00 p.m. on Friday July 29 at the . . . → Read More: Lake Camping Trip