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PInnacles – Rim of the Bay Hike

When: Friday April 24 thru Sunday April 26

What:  Why a hike of course!

Where:  Pinnacles!

Adult Event Coordinator:  Mr. Ningen

Scout Coordinator: TBA

PinnaclesCome hike where in past years we have seen Condors soaring, raccoons waltz thru camp.

This is the best time of year, enjoy the green hills and lack of heat. Take in great views of the Bay Area, Central Valley and on a clear day the Sierra Nevada’s. Lots of wildlife to be seen including deer, foxes, coyotes, chip-stealing raccoons, snakes, California Quails, wild turkeys, hawks, vultures etc.

 

 

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Mount Wittenberg – Rim of the Bay Hike

When: Saturday May 2, 2015Wittenberg

What:  Why a hike of course!

Where:  Mt. Wittenberg –

Adult Event Coordinator:  Mr. Breen

Scout Coordinator: TBA

 

Mount Wittenberg is the highest point within the Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County.  The Point Reyes National Seashore is a spectacular National Park system holding only 30 miles of northwest of San Francisco, but if feels like worlds away!  The densely forested mountains and ridges loom above wild beaches known for elephant seal colonies.

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Beginning Backpack Overnight – Castle Rock State Park

castle_rock_spDepart:  Saturday May 16, 2015 at 7:30 am  from FC Library

Return: Sunday May 17th at 4:00 pm

Trip Coordinator: Mr. Hart

Scout Coordinator: Declan Hart

Objective

Got new gear to test? Need to be introduced to backpacking by going on a short weekend trip? The hike will be 5 miles total (2.6 miles each way) and fairly level (400’ elevation change). Feel what it’s like to carry all of your gear on your back. Learn what gear you need on a pack trip. Start preparing for more challenging backpack trips (10 mile, 20 mile, 30 mile, and the big 50 MILER)!

Preparation

You will need to supply your own backpack. The troop has a few: first come first served basis. **Please get advice from an experienced member of the troop before purchasing new equipment.

Bring Personal Equipment as described in the Troop Binder. Check the weather a couple of days before the trip and pack the appropriate clothes. Remember, you must be able to pack and carry everything your bringing in addition to troop gear and food!

IMPORTANT: There may not be any water at the campsite; each scout must bring one liter of water.

Cost: $25 + $10 for Sunday lunch  (probably In & Out)

Lunch, dinner, breakfast, and snacks will be provided.  Please contact Mr. Hart if you have any special meal considerations.

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Mission Peaks – Rim of the Bay Hike

When: Saturday May 30, 2015

Mission PeakWhat:  Rim of the Bay Hike

Where:  Mission Peaks!

Adult Event Coordinator:  Mr. Breen

Scout Coordinator: TBA

Mission Peak is not the highest peak in the Rim of Bay Series of hikes, but it is the most distinct and most frequently summit-ed.

Rising steeply to the east behind the city of Fremont, Mission Peak offers a nice hike for those wishing a couple of hours of hiking.  Mission Peak offers views of the entire bay area, from San Francisco to Mount Tamalpais.  If you look north you will see the Mount Diablo as well as Livermore and San Ramon Valleys.  To the south one sees Mount Hamilton and the Diablo Range.  Southwest overlooks San Jose, Silicon Valley and the Santa Cruz Mountains.

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Golden Gate National Cemetary Grave Decorating

The Golden Gate National Cemetery was first opened in 1942 and is one of 131 National cemeteries in 39 states. It is the final resting place of 14 Medal of Honor winners, Congressman Leo Ryan, and Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, commander of the US Pacific Fleet during World War II. Each year, Scouts, Scouters, veterans and other community groups from all over the Bay Area come to pay tribute to these gallant men and women, who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our country.
 GraveDecoration
Please save the date and help place flags at each of the 112,000 graves at the Golden Gate National Cemetery.
WHO:  Troop 175
WHAT:  Saturday May 23, 2015
WHERE:  Golden Gate National Cemetery – 1300 Sneath Lane, San Bruno 
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Service Event – 2015 Foster City Arts &Wine Festival

When:  Saturday May 30, 2015 and Sunday May 31, 2015

Where:  Arts and Wine Festival at Leo J. Ryan Park

Event Coordinator:  Mrs. Teer

AWF

Troop 175 will be participating in the 2015 Foster City Arts and Wine Festival in three ways:

1) We will be delivering coffee and pastries to vendors as they set up on Saturday the 31st.

2)  We will be offering our “Muscles for Hire” to vendors as they set up. Assisting them with setting up their booths for a small fee. We will advertise this as we deliver coffee and pastry to vendors.

3)  And lastly, we will be manning a drinks booth, where the scouts and parents will be selling soda and water to thirsty fair attendees.

Scouts are encouraged to wear their Red Shirts, but please NO class A uniform for this event.  Parents if you have a Red Shirt, please wear it as well.

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Coffee, pastries and Muscle for Hire – 
Saturday & Sunday Water  Booth  –