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Scouting For Food – Saturday Feb 6

Scouting For Food – Please meet at Harrison UMC at 9am on Saturday, Feb 6.

Wear Class “A” uniform and be prepared for chilly weather in the morning.

Scouts and leaders who have signed up:

Austin Hunt

Connor Leonard

Joseph Navarro

Cary Dozier

Alex Scott

Jackson Reeves

Grey Reeves

Walker Reeves

Varshi Rayapalli

Amir Watkins

Ryan Patroski

Jared Schnall


David Scott

Bill Patroski

Shane Swords


No Monday Mtg – Jan 25

Due to CMS snow day, Troop 502 will NOT meet on Monday, Jan 25.  The next meeting will be Monday, Feb 1st.



Summer Camp 2016 – information and updates (Red text)

Scouts – This Summer we are headed to Camp Powhatan in Virginia the week of July 17th. This camp has a Base Camp for merit badge work and several High Adventure Outposts to pick from. Please look at the information below and the website for more information. After you’ve made your decision, please contact Committee Chair, Dawn Reeves, at or text/call 704-609-8479.


Base Camp – Merit Badge Classes -New Scouts will only have this option or anyone that has not been to Summer Camp – Cost $325 per Scout

High Adventure Outposts:
High Knoll Trail – Must be 12-1/2 by the time we reach camp and 1st Class – Backpacking Adventure for the week – Cost $320 per Scout

Foxfire NYLT – National Youth Leadership Training – Must be 13 and 1st Class by the time we reach camp – Cost $260 per Scout

Mountain Man – Must be 13 and ability to backpack 1-1/2 miles – Live back in the 1800’s for a week – Cost $350 per Scout

Fish Camp – Must be 13 and pass swimmers test by the time we reach camp – Full week of fishing for trout, small mouth bass on the new river, private lakes, etc.- Cost $320 per Scout

New River Adventure – Must be 13 by January 1st, 2016, pass swimmers test, and canoeing experience – Full week of being on the water – Cost $350 per Scout

Voyageur Trek – Must be 13 by January 1st, 2016, pass swimmers test – 50 Mile Canoe / Camping trip on the New River – Cost $320 per Scout

Claytor Lake – Must be 13 by the time we reach camp and pass swimmers test – Full week of aquatics Merit badges – 14+ can take Scuba, Personal Watercraft (Jet Skis), and Wake Boarding.

Cost is $350 per scout for Claytor Lake – MB Classes
Cost is $410 per Scout for Claytor Lake plus Personal Watercraft (Jet Ski) (14+)
Scuba Certification – Cost is $600 per Scout
Wakeboarding – Cost is $425 per Scout

Each of the above high adventure posts has its own set of activities such as rock climbing, zip lining, shooting sports, aquatics, etc.


Please Note:  

The Base Camp option is available to ANY scout attending summer camp and Troop 502 will be based at Powatan.

No payment is due at this time, a $100 deposit will be due in February. 

Please remember to contact Dawn Reeves by Saturday night with your decisions regarding camp and which activities you are interested in pursuing.  


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