Birchbark 2015 - Outdoor Canoe Trip Shakedown Registration
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Description: Birchbark 2015 - Outdoor Canoe Trip Shakedown
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Last Day to Register: 6/6/2015
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Birchbark Expeditions
Outdoor Canoe Trip Shakedown and Training Day

A VERY IMPORTANT all-day shakedown and training session for all crew members and adult advisors participating in Birchbark Expeditions.  Topic covered will include:

  • "Typical Day on the Trail"
  • Crew Tarp Setup
  • Canoe Skills I & II
  • Camp Skills
  • Portaging Techniques
  • Safety Issues
  • Wilderness Tripping Techniques
  • The Forgotten Skills

Please arrive in your "expedition" clothes, just like you plan to push off on Monday in Algonquin. Each participant should also bring:

  • Personal equipment in dry bag
  • Compass
  • Water Shoes
  • Change of clothes
  • Morning Snack Lunch
  • Tarp and ropes for your crew

Crew advisor:  Please confirm your crew's attendence by clicking on Register >> below:

Meeting is at Camp Scouthaven, Lakeside Lodge

Activity Location: Map:  10784 Route 98, Freedom, NY 14065, US
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Greater Niagara Frontier Council #380, Boy Scouts of America, 2860 Genesee Street, Buffalo, NY 14225
Service Center Hours:  Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Phone (716) 891-4073 - Fax (716) 891-4008
Scout Shop Hours:  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM; Tuesday 9:00 AM to 7:30 PM;
Every Saturday 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM - Phone (716) 891-1689 - Fax (716) 891-1910