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3679Fw: (BSA) September 8, 2011 RT Annoucements

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  • E Lee Hutchins
    Sep 5, 2011
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      Occoquan District - this is a good summary of current NCAC sponsored High Adventure activities...
       
      YIHA
       
      Lee Hutchins
       
       
       
      Paul – Here's some HA news for the next Chain E-mail.  New or updated information is included under:
      2012 NCAC Philmont Provisional and Unit-Crew Opportunities
      2012 NCAC Florida Sea Base Opportunity
       
      Robert & HAC – Here is this month’s HA news prepared for the Chain Bridge District E-mail.  Everyone is welcome to use whatever they wish.  Let me know if there are any corrections.
       
      2012 NCAC Philmont Provisional and Unit-Crew Opportunities:  NCAC has provisional space for individuals on its three Philmont 2012 contingents:  P705 (7/3-17), P713 (7/11-25), and P720 (7/18-8/1).    For more information and copy of the provisional youth application, see http://www.boyscouts-ncac.org/openrosters/DocDownload.aspx?orgkey=1988&id=91944.  For a copy of the provisional adult advisor application, see http://www.boyscouts-ncac.org/openrosters/DocDownload.aspx?orgkey=1988&id=91940.  There is also space for one unit-crew on the P705 contingent.  For more information and a copy of the unit-crew application, see http://www.boyscouts-ncac.org/openrosters/DocDownload.aspx?orgkey=1988&id=91946.  All provisional and unit crews will travel together under arrangements made by NCAC.  The estimated cost is $2015 per person.  For updated information, see  http://www.boyscouts-ncac.org/highadventure or contact Dave Talbott at dave.talbott@... or 301-933-0048 or Wes Haynes at Wes.Haynes@... or 301-943-8376.
       
      2012 NCAC Florida Sea Base Opportunity:  NCAC is sponsoring a Sea Exploring Contingent S714 leaving Washington on July 14 and returning on July 21.  The estimated cost is $1600 per person.  For more information and a copy of the application, see http://www.boyscouts-ncac.org/openrosters/DocDownload.aspx?orgkey=1988&id=92221.  For updated information, see  http://www.boyscouts-ncac.org/highadventure or contact Dana Abrahamsen at dabrahamsen@...  or 703-280-9782 or Wes Haynes at Wes.Haynes@... or 301-943-8376.
       

      High Adventure Opportunities Bulletin Board:  The High Adventure Committee hosts a bulletin board at

      http://www.boyscouts-ncac.org/openrosters/ViewOrgPageLink.asp?LinkKey=19308&orgkey=1988 for crews to post notices looking for scouts and scouters to join a high adventure crew or for individuals looking for a high adventure crew to join.  To post a notice, send an e-mail with the details to Stan Turk at stanley.turk@.....

       

      High Adventure Program Summaries:  For information on program opportunities, age requirements, and prices at Goshen’s Lenhok’sin High Adventure, Adirondack High Adventure Area, Maine High Adventure Area, Northern Tier High Adventure Bases, Philmont, Florida Sea Base, and other NCAC high adventure programs, see the 3/6/11 edition of High Adventure Program Summaries available at.  https://docs.google.com/Doc?docid=0AfkyjdtDYuptZGYzaDd6dGpfMHJzY25ucmdk&hl=en.  Additional information is available at the NCAC High Adventure website at http://www.boyscouts-ncac.org/highadventure.  Many of these programs provide provisional opportunities for youth and adults unable to participate as a unit-crew.  You are welcome to contact Dave Green at dkgreenva@... or 703-536-5189 if you need help finding a program suitable for your situation.
       
      The following are some upcoming events and training opportunities to assist in preparing for high adventure activities:

      * 9/10 & 11 – Wilderness First Aid – 9:00 am – REI, Bailey’s Crossroads.  For more information, call 703-379-9400 or see http://www.rei.com/event/20190/session/24892. .
       
      * 9/11 – NCAC 2011 High Adventure Reunion/Critique – 2:00 pm – Reston Community Center, Reston, VA.  Adults who attended high adventure bases with NCAC contingents this year are encouraged to attend.  Other adults are also welcome.  For more information, contact Rick Gollhofer at RAGollhofer@... or 703-689-0349.
       
      * 9/17 – Wilderness First Aid – $180 – Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, Frederick, MD.  For more information, contact Saleena DeVore at emailert@... or 410-456-6861.
       
      * 10/6 – NCAC High Adventure Committee Meeting – 7:30 pm – Scout Service Center, Bethesda, MD.  Scouters interested in finding out about the committee's activities are welcome to attend.
       
      * 10/22 – NCAC 100th Anniversary – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm – Camp Snyder, Haymarket, VA.  Representatives of the High Adventure Committee will there with displays and answers to your HA questions.  For more information, see http://www.boyscouts-ncac.org/openrosters/ViewOrgPageLink.asp?LinkKey=41794&orgkey=2010.
       
      * 10/29 – Wilderness First Aid – $130 – Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, Veinna, VA.  For more information, contact Saleena DeVore at emailert@... or 410-456-6861.
       
      * 10/29 – REI Members-Only Attic Sale – 10:00 am – REI, Bailey’s Crossroads.  For more information, call 703-379-9400 or see http://www.rei.com/event/29415/session/36380.

      You may contact me for additional information or questions on any of the above topics.
       
      Dave Green
      CBD HAC Rep
      703-536-5189 [H]