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  1. Troop 622

  2. Summer Camp 2013 • Summer Camp • Camp Rodney • July 14-20, 2013 • Located on over 900 acres of rolling upland woodlands at the head of the Chesapeake Bay and boasts over a mile of prime bay frontage.  • Rodney is located in Cecil County Maryland, only a short drive from I-95 and MD RT-40 in the town of North East, MD. • http://www.doubleknot.com/rodney-scout-reservation/9340

  3. Cost • Traditional Week of Scout Camp • $360 if paid by May 1 • $385 thereafter • High Adventure Sailing • $770 is due by March 1 • Need to be 14 years old by day of trip

  4. Troop 622 NYC TripMarch 15-17 2013

  5. Agenda • Overview • General Agenda for Weekend • Accommodations • Daily Details • Costs • Q&A

  6. Overview • 3 Day Event – Trip to NYC • Friday will need to be taken off from school • Letter to be provided for absence by Troop • Family Event • Sleeping Accommodation at a Scout Camp on Staten Island • Cabin Camping

  7. General NYC Trip Agenda • Friday • Walking Tour of Southern Manhattan (Financial District) • Saturday • Walking Tour of Mid-Town Manhattan • Sunday • Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island • Flushing Meadows Corona Park

  8. Accommodations • 2 Cabins at Scout Camp Pouch on Staten Island • Yelling distance of each other (Black Oak and Pin Oak) • Each Cabin Sleeps 20 • Gas Heat • No separate accommodations for woman • No running water in cabins • Latrines are hole in the ground • Flush toilets at Maple and Beech Cabin area • Cars not allowed to cabins

  9. Details of Days

  10. Friday March 15 Tentative Agenda • Assemble Scout room 7AM • Leave for Staten Island 7:30 and arrive at 10:30 @ Pouch Scout Camp • Unpack and drive to ferry 10:30-11:30 • Ferry to Manhattan 11:30 – 12, eating lunch on ferry • Arrive at 9/11 Memorial @ 1 for 1:30 admission (reservation number is 1260979) • Other items to visit • South Street Sea Port • Battery Park • Wall Street • Brooklyn Bridge • Trinity Church • Federal Hall • St Paul Chapel • Return to Camp around 7 for a late dinner

  11. Saturday March 16 Tentative Agenda • Quick breakfast and off to ferry by 8 • Also need to make brown bag lunches for the day • Arrive lower Manhattan by 9 • Subway to Madison Square Garden by 9:30 • Walking tour of mid-town Manhattan • Madison Square Garden • Macy’s • Stop in for 15 minutes to look around • Lord and Taylor • Empire State building • NYC Library • Stop in for 30 minutes • Grand Central Station • Stop in for 15 minutes • Chrysler building • Stop in for 10 minutes • United Nations • Stop in for 15 minutes to free area • Bloomingdales • St Patrick’s Day Parade • Central Park • 1.5 hours • FAO Schwartz • 15 minutes • Tiffany’s • Tiffany diamond (10 minutes) • Rockefeller Center • Sacks 5th Ave • St Patrick’s • Mass as a troop (5:30) • Radio City Music Hall • Times Square • Dinner - Hard Rock Cafe • Train back to Battery Park • Ferry and car back to camp

  12. Sunday 17 March Tentative Agenda

  13. Meals - Tentative • Friday Lunch – Boy bring brown bag lunch from home • Friday Dinner – NY style pizza • Saturday Breakfast – Continental in Cabin • Saturday Lunch – Brown bag prepare @ cabin • Saturday Dinner – Hard Rock Café • Sunday Breakfast – Continental in Cabin • Sunday Lunch – Fast Food

  14. Estimated Cost Per Person

  15. Cost to Participate • Registered Scout • $60 : $40 subsidize by troop • Why we need successful fund raisers such as the Spring Fling on February 23 • Non-registered Scout • $100 • Plus • Spending money • Do not expect and do not want the boys to have or spend more than $20

  16. Summary • 3 Day Event in NYC • Will see parts of 4 of 5 boroughs • Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island and Queens (not Bronx) • A lot of walking • There will be times when the boys will have freedom to roam • Buddy system will be used • Request cell phone numbers of boys and authority to call

  17. Q&A