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CANCELED: Rod & Gun Trip

Start: Friday, Apr 17 2020 at 06:30 PM

End: Sunday, Apr 19 2020 at 02:00 PM

Dropoff: Upper Gwynedd Pavilion

Pickup: Upper Gwynedd Community Center

This event has been canceled due to coronavirus.

Join Troop 152 for a weekend of camping, fishing, archery, 22 target shooting and shotgun trap shooting in a private campground along the Appalachain’s Blue Ridge near Hawk Mountain. We will be cooking by patrols.

Adults attending must have PA & FBI clearances on file. Transportation seating may be limited. Seat allocation will be on a first come, first serve basis.

Remember this is a no trash bag weekend; what you bring in, you carry out.

There will be a Mandatory Gun Safety Meeting on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Attendance is required for all Scouts and Adults who plan to attend this trip.

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Coronavirus Update: Troop Events Canceled for 2 Weeks

Today, Gov. Wolf announced new public health measures for Montgomery County. This includes a two week closure of public schools, gyms, community centers, and other public spaces (see announcement or PA Health Dept. summary page).

Cradle of Liberty Council has updated their guidance to recommend that Troops suspend events for this time.

Thus, Troop 152 events for the next two weeks are canceled. This includes:

  • The next 2 troop meetings are canceled March 17th & 24th
  • Travel to the Goose Pond Leader meeting is canceled March 16th
  • The Delmont Camping trip is canceled March 20-22nd
  • Family Night has been rescheduled to March 31st
  • The OA Callout is being rescheduled new date TBD

The March 15th work day for Alec Chang's Eagle Project is also canceled. Though, this is not related to coronavirus; he's just ahead of schedule! (congrats)

We will monitor the situation develops and update you if any further changes are necessary. If you have any questions, please contact me.

Yours in Scouting,

Nick Iaquinto

CANCELED: March Camping at Delmont

Start: Friday, Mar 20 2020 at 06:30 PM

End: Sunday, Mar 22 2020 at 02:00 PM

Dropoff: Upper Gwynedd Pavilion

Pickup: Upper Gwynedd Community Center

NOTE: This event has been canceled, as Musser Scout Reservation is closed due to public health measures to control spread of COVID-19 in Montgomery County.

We'll be camping at the OA Lean-to's campsite at Delmont. This is just down the hill from Schweiker Lodge. On Saturday, we'll have a patrol competition with different challenges and games to test your scout skills and teamwork.

Saturday evening, we'll be going down to the Delmont lakefront to see the OA Callout.

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Winter Weather

Winter is here, and that means cold weather camping! Here are a few tips to review when you're packing for a winter camping trip.