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National Youth Leadership Training

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Washington Crossing Council is offering NYLT courses at Camp Ockanickon:

Spring Course March 2-4 and 16-18, 2018

Fall Course: Nov 2-4 and 16-18, 2018

See the Program Flyer for more information.

This is the premier youth leadership training course offered by BSA. This is excellent general leadership training, especially for any scout considering running for SPL. Please contact Mr. Janzen if you are considering registering.

Seeking Troop Committee Members

Contact John Celentano, Committee chair, if interested in serving our scouts and helping support the troop program.

Upcoming Trips

Lehigh Gorge (Hickory Run SP) Biking and Whitewater Rafting

Aug 17-19

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Saturday we will bike the Switchback Trail (swim the lake) near Jim Thorpe, PA.

Sunday we will whitewater raft the lower Lehigh Gorge (class I-III rapids). The rapids are fun, but appropriate for any scout. Minimum 8 years of age to raft.

Signups and payment info to follow.

Packing: use the standard checklist plus mountain or hybrid bike, bike helmet (required), swimsuit, and water shoes (no flip flops), and towel.

Directions

Destination Weather

(TENTATIVE) Elk Neck SP Chesapeake Bay, MD

Sep 21-23

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Crabbing, canoeing, cliff hiking and a lighthouse tour.

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Destination Weather

(TENTATIVE) Round Valley Canoe/Backpack Trip

Oct 20-21

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Canoeing/Backpacking options at Round Valley Reservoir, the deepest lake in NJ. One night trip: meet at the church at 8am on Saturday.

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Destination Weather

Backpack - Location TBD

Nov 11-12

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Winter backpacking - probably a Pennsie AT location

We meet at the church for all camping trips on Friday at 5:30pm unless otherwise noted. Scouts should bring dinner or money for a fast food stop. Boys are dropped off at their homes on Sunday morning.

Packing lists can be found on the Downloads page.

Troop Calendar

Troop Meetings are every Thursday from 7:30-9:00pm at Yardley United Methodist Church, 300 Langhorne-Yardley Road. Troop Committee meetings are the first Wednesday of each month, 7:30-8:30pm.

Calendar Highlights

See Calendar page for full troop calendar
  • Wed, Sep 5: Troop Committee meeting
  • Wed, Sep 12: Tamenand District Roundtable and Eagle Project reviews (Langhorne Presbyterian Church) 7:30pm
  • Fri, Sep 21: CAMPOUT (TENTATIVE): Elk Neck SP, MD - lighthouse tour
  • Wed, Oct 3: Troop Committee Meeting
  • Wed, Oct 10: Tamenand District Roundtable and Eagle Project reviews (Langhorne Presbyterian Church) 7:30pm
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  • Sat, Oct 20-Sun, Oct 21: CAMPOUT (TENTATIVE): Round Valley Canoe/Backpack
  • Wed, Nov 7: Troop Committee Meeting
  • Sat, Nov 10-Sun, Nov 11: Backpacking Trip - Location TBD
  • Wed, Nov 14: Tamenand District Eagle Project reviews (Langhorne Presbyterian Church) 7:30pm (Call first to confirm)
  • Wed, Dec 5: Troop Committee Meeting