Family Winter Sports Day (Ski/Snowboard/Snowtubing) Trip

Permission Slip
Sunday February 21, 2016
Depart ~6:30 AM Return ~6-6:30PM

This is a one day event at Blue Mountain Resort in Palmerton, PA. As such, transport will be to and from Doylestown United Methodist Church Departing at approximately 6:30 AM. If a family or group is driving a maximum number of occupants for their vehicle they may proceed directly to Blue Mountain and meet the group at the resort. Slopes open for skiing and snowboarding at 8:30 AM. We plan on meeting at the main ticket location to hand out lift tickets and rental vouchers. Driving time is approximately 1.5-2 hours-see website for directions. Carpooling will be necessary but due to safety guidelines we will not “caravan” to the resort per BSA policy. This is a family event so additional family members are welcome to join for a day of winter sports fun. We need 15 skier/snowboarders to qualify for the group rates noted below.
Snow tubing is a separate activity and requires a specific reservation. If we have a large enough group (15 minimum) we may qualify for snowtubing “group rates”.
All Scouts MUST wear a helmet for skiing or snowboarding- NO Exceptions-rental information below
Dress: Wintersports appropriate clothing. Scouts can pack a lunch or purchase food on site, storage areas and lockers available on site

DEADLINE No exceptions: February 15 CASH or CHECK (Troop 6) OK

Washington DC Camping Trip

Friday, March 18th to Sunday, March 20th
$30 per scout. No online registration.

Tentative schedule includes visit to the US Capitol Building, Library of Congress and National Air and Space Museum

Camping in Greenbelt National Park, only 30-minute drive from the National Mall.

Please print the Permission Slip and bring it signed with cash or check $30 camping fee to the next Troop Meeting.
DEADLINE No exceptions: February 29

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