December 2012 – February 2014
Troop 10 will be boarding a Blackbeard ship for an adventure on the high seas next summer, July 20-26. We will be departing from Nassau, Bahamas for a week of sailing, diving, snorkeling, and fishing. Scouts must be 13 years old at the time of the trip or 12 years old and have completed 7th grade.
The cost is approx $1219 if already scuba certified and $1932 if scuba certification is needed. Air fare is approx. $500 in addition to this.
The trek will start on July 11th and end on July 23rd. Based on the current Amtrak schedule, you would take the 10:45pm train to Raton, NM the evening of July 10th (Thursday) and arrive around 11am the morning of July 12th.
The return trip has you leaving Raton on July 23rd at 4:50pm and getting back to Kansas City around 7:30am July 24th (Thursday).
If you are interested in attending, please email Krista Cox. Scouts must be at least 14 years old, or completed the 8th grade and 13 years old prior to arriving at Philmont. (currently in the 6th grade)
All fees non-refundable
For more information, please contact
Troop 10 – High Adventure Chair
For all scouts and parents interested in any high adventure backpacking trip over the next several years…
Marta Henshaw from Backwoods will be doing a “Gear Talk” on February 3 at 6 PM at Prairie Star Middle School prior to the Troop meeting. This will be your opportunity to hear about the newest and best gear to take with you in your pack. She will also be giving tips on how to pack your backpack. You will have an opportunity to ask her any gear related questions.
Please RSVP to Krista Cox by 1/31 if you are coming.