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October 2019 Campout - RAFTING TRIP INFORMATION

posted Sep 11, 2019, 5:38 PM by Webmaster Troop253
October 2019 Campout - TRIP INFORMATION
WHEN:OCT 18—20, 2019
WHERE:OHIOPYLE STATE PARK, Ohiopyle PA, Site: 230
ACTIVITY:WHITE WATER RAFTING – Youghiogheny RiverLower Yough Classic Whitewater Tour
Rafting trip is 10:30am on Saturday Oct 19 with White Water Adventurers (6 Negley St Ohiopyle PA 15470).
The Lower Yough is 7.5 miles of Class III – IV whitewater rapids. The Yough is a ‘drop & pool river’ — the whitewater rapids are separated by calm deep pools, allowing you to catch your breath and enjoy the scenery. You will stop along halfway through the day for a deli style lunch - This includes a meat & cheese wrap, apples, cookies and water. Please let us know prior to arrival if a vegetarian wrap option is required.
DEPART:UCC at 4:30pm Friday, OCT 18 (PLEASE ARRIVE AT 4:00pm TO PACK OUT)
RETURN:Sunday OCT 20 approximately 11am.
COST:$100.00. Fees include: transportation, rafts, paddles, life jackets, helmets, snack lunch riverside, transportation back to check-in by bus, guides alongside in kayaks. 7 ½miles, class II-IV rapids all food.
MONEY:Fees due with the attached form on or before Monday, SEP 30, 2019. Make checks payable to BSA Troop 253.
TRAVEL:Pickup Truck, and Car(s). We will travel in Class “A” Uniforms.
PACK: Weather appropriate gear for tent camping. The program runs rain or shine.
ADULT LEADERSHIP:Confirmed for trip – Mr. Mahon
SCOUT LEADERSHIP:TBD
EMERGENCY POINT OF CONTACT:Mr. Mahon; (C) 216-346-3446
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