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OUR NEXT OUTING

Greenkill/YMCA Winter Weekend: January 10-11, 2015

Mr. Maass has our next trip planned: cabin camping at Greenkill YMCA in Huguenot, NY.  This has been one of our most popular trips because it is the only one where the Scouts are permitted to use their electronic devices / gaming systems and enjoy playoff football on a television.

During the day, we'll have a session in gigantic gymnasium with volleyball, basketball and dodgeball courts and a supervised climbing wall.  We will also go snow tubing / ice skating if the weather permits or do an alternative activity such as a survival training course.  The Scouts will prepare dinner / dessert on Saturday night.

For the second straight year we are booked in Kleinstuber Lodge, which sleeps 44, has 8 bedrooms, a kitchen area, a central lobby with a fireplace and a living room type area with a television.

We will leave on Saturday, 1/10, morning and arrive back in Manhasset mid-day on Sunday.  The cost is $80/person attending, which includes dinner and breakfast. (Bring a bag lunch for Saturday.) 

Anyone wanting to attend should please bring a permission slip and check for $80 (payable, "BSA Troop 71") to the 12/18 meeting this week.

We will post details on what to bring later.

Please contact me or Mr. Maass if you have any questions.

Leaders:
Charles Maass: 917-825-4435
Chris Simone: 917-446-1775

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