Camping

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February Search & Rescue Campout

posted Jan 7, 2018, 5:52 PM by NS iac

When: February 9-11
Where: Possum Hollow Hunt Club, Johnston County
What: Search & Rescue Merit Badge, Dutch Oven Cooking, Chili Cookoff
Cost: Approximately $10 per scout for campout, $10 for Grub

It is February, and normally cold, so please plan gear appropriately.  We will be working on most aspects of the Search & Rescue Merit Badge, breaking into teams to search for, find and rescue a lost hiker/camper.  Also, for dinner we will be all gathering together to cook 4 to 5 different kinds of chili.  Each patrol will be given a recipe and all of the ingredients for a different type of chili, and everyone will have the chance to taste all different recipes.  The Gomers will provide all of the recipes and ingredients for the chili.

If you have questions, please contact Mr. Sandy, Mr. Bellizzi or Mr. Lawson.



Durant Winter Blast - 1/12/18 - 1/15/18

posted Dec 6, 2017, 4:50 PM by NS iac   [ updated Dec 8, 2017, 5:08 PM ]

Where: Camp Durant
Cost: $90 per scout, $50 per adult
Food: Provided in the Grand Lodge
What: A great opportunity to get merit badges knocked out
Sign up closes Tuesday Dec 19!!!!!

Merit Badges Offered:  Archery, Nuclear Science, Chess, Citizenship in the Nation, Citizenship in the World, Climbing, Cooking, Electricity, Environmental Science, Emergency Preparation, First Aid, Finger Printing, Leather Work, Pioneering, Photography, Rifle Shooting, Safety, Shotgun, Soil and Water, Wilderness Survival, Wood Carving, Astronomy, Geocaching, Weather, Nature, Geology, Bird Study, Salesmanship.

Choose any five from the list above

sign up here

January Campout - 1/12/18 - 1/14/18

posted Nov 2, 2017, 5:27 PM by NS iac

Tour and sleep on Yorktown Aircraft Carrier




Webelos Invitational - 11/10/17 - 11/12/17

posted Sep 20, 2017, 3:27 PM by NS iac   [ updated Oct 4, 2017, 5:23 PM ]

Webelos Invitational

Want to know what it is like to be in a Boy Scout Troop?  Find out by attending the Webelos invitational hosted by Troop 350. 

When: November 10-12
Where:  Camp Durant - Loblolly Campsite
Cost:  No charge for Webelos and their parent  - Cost for Boy Scouts is TBD


What will we be doing?
Webelos will be doing everything the troop does (camp, cook, cleanup, lashings etc) but we will also have wilderness survival and other fun activities.

More details to follow





sign up here

Sea Kayaking Campout 10/13/17-10/15/17

posted Sep 5, 2017, 5:49 PM by NS iac   [ updated Sep 16, 2017, 1:10 PM ]

Where: Carro Island, Beaufort, NC and Cape Lookout National Seashore
Activities
  • Canoeing and Kayaking
  • Camping - Croatan National Forest and Shackleford Banks 
  • Orienteering around Carro Island
  • Fishing
  • Swiming
  • Bird Watching 
  • Service Project with the US Park Service
Approximate cost: $30 - includes grub 
 

Sign ups close 10/6/17

must have passed BSA swim test to participate

sign up here

Rock Climbing Campout - 9/8/17 - 9/10/17

posted Aug 9, 2017, 4:58 PM by NS iac   [ updated Aug 13, 2017, 5:20 PM ]

Where: Pilot Mountain State Park

Activities
  • Repelling
  • Rock Climbing
  • Hiking

Every scout under 18 needs a parent to sign the following form:

http://occopeclimb.org/Portals/5/Forms/Hold_Harmless_2011.pdf?ver=2015-06-26-124622

Each scout must turn in this form in order to go on the trip

sign up ends at midnight August 30

sign up here

Aquatics Day Campout - 8/11/17 - 8/13/17

posted Jun 21, 2017, 4:46 PM by NS iac   [ updated Jul 29, 2017, 5:24 AM ]

When: August 11-13/17
Where: Falls Lake-Rollingview Camp ground
What: Weekend on Water
Work on Watersports,Canoeing,Kayaking, and Sailing Merit Badges

SIGNUP BY MIDNIGHT 8/1/2017


June Whitewater Rafting Trip: 6/9/17 - 6/11/17

posted Apr 25, 2017, 10:43 AM by Carl Ely   [ updated May 17, 2017, 4:13 PM ]


Meet at Asbury 6/9 at 5pm. Leave by 5:30pm. sharp

Max. 40 people

Cost $90-95 estimate

Full day of whitewater rafting on French Broad River in Hot Springs, NC.
See more details on rafting here: http://www.blueheronwhitewater.com
Must have passed the Swimmers Test to go.

Signup closes at midnight 5/31

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May Canoe Trip: 5/12/17 - 5/14/17

posted Mar 26, 2017, 7:03 AM by hal smith   [ updated Apr 19, 2017, 1:25 PM by Carl Ely ]

We will be canoeing on the New River, May 12-13.  

All Scouts going on this trip MUST be a BSA Swimmer with a current Swim Test, and will need to attend one of the canoe practice days.  

Swim tests will be given on May 2 at Optimist Park Pool

april camp out-camping for fun 28-30

posted Feb 15, 2017, 11:58 AM by hal smith   [ updated Mar 6, 2017, 12:15 PM ]

April 28-30 Camping for Fun

Where: Kerr Lake, Hibernia Camp Ground
When: Friday April 28th (5:00pm) through Sunday April 30th (@ 1:30pm)
Activities: Work on (or help teach): Fireman's Chit, Tot'em Chip.  Also, Canoes will be available for those who have passed the BSA Swim Test in the prior 12 months.  If you haven't, we may be able to certify you while we are there!  Learn some great knots and lashings, taught by the Sea Base Crews as they lash together the Canoes for their Sea Base Activity on Sunday.  
Who: Available to ALL of Troop 350 (Sea Base Crews, this trip is required).  

First Year Scouts!!  This is a great opportunity to start building relationships with your other First Year Scouts and older scouts in the Troop, work on your Tot'em Chip and Fireman's Chit, and get some Rank Advancement signed off on.

Any questions, contact Michael Lawson or Sandy Smith.


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