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OUR NEXT OUTING

Friday-Sunday, February 6-8, 2015

Cost:
  • $150 per person (two days of skiing)
  • $110 per person (Saturday skiing only)
  • Includes lodging, two-day weekend lift ticket, and three meals
Meals:
Troop will provide breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, dinner on Saturday. Scouts should bring $50 for lunch at the ski lodge for both Sat. and Sun. and dinner on the way home.

Lodging:
104 Vermont Route 100
West Dover, VT 05356
(802) 464-1195

We will be staying in the basement.  It features a large, open 30’ x 35’ room than can host up to 24 people on cots that are provided. Please bring your sleeping bag/pillow etc.

They have a large flat screen cable color television and a Wii. There are two separate restrooms on the upper floor, and a brand new, fully renovated bathroom with shower and two sinks in the activity center. There is a full kitchen with two stoves and ovens, a microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, and a full set of pots, pans, dishes, and utensils.

Transportation:
This is a drive-up trip, so drivers will be leaving at different times. Please make your own driving arrangements.  If assistance is needed please contact Mr. Bosse or Mr. Cox.

Driving Directions:
Take Route 95 to Route 91. In Vermont take Exit #2 off I-91. Go right off the exit on Route 9 west, and follow this 19 miles until you come to the only stoplight in Wilmington. Go right at the light on Route 100 North.  Follow 6 miles. West Dover Village is on your right, and there is the church.
 
Ski/Snowboard Rentals (additional cost):
47 Northern Blvd.
Greenvale, NY.
Go to Rentals, ask for Boy Scout rate ($30.00 for skis, $35.00 for snowboards) -- please go Monday or Tuesday before trip.

Ski/Snowboard Lessons (additional cost):
Must be arranged by parent/guardian.

Any new or beginner skier/snowboarder must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. This trip is for skiers/snowboarders only. Adults may attend regardless if they ski or not (lodging and food cost $50).

Trip is limited to 24 participants. Sign-up early!

Permission slip and payment must be given to Mr. Maass by Thursday Jan. 29, 2015.

Adult Leader:
George Coxcell 516-603-3268



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