November 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am – November 15, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Harbison State Forest/Dreher Island State Park
Register here [url=https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4DA4AA2DA1F85-troop/82752666]SignUpGenius RSVP[/url]
Travel approx. 2 hours to Harbison State Forest, Columbia, SC. After eating packed lunch/snack brought from Home, we’ll ride in Groups for approx. 8-11 miles on Moderate rated trails (no technical features – click here for [url=https://www.state.sc.us/forest/refhartg.htm]Trail Guide[/url]
This Trip is for Scouts that are in good shape & fit enough to bike on terrain with some elevation change/hills for 2-3+ hours (with plenty of Breaks/rests). After all riders are finished, we’ll drive approx. 45 mins to [url=https://southcarolinaparks.com/dreher-island]Dreher Island State Park[/url] to camp waterfront on Lake Murray. 3-4 Scout volunteers will cook spaghetti dinner for the Group. Sunday AM, those who wish to ride again will Return for additional 11+ miles in order to get 22 mile ride required to earn Cycling Merit Badge (for mountain biking). If you wish to Start Cycling Merit Badge, this is the perfect Trip as we’ll complete the bike care portion. Those who do not wish to ride Sunday AM can Return Home (depending on Parents attending/driving). Proper Mountain bike required (with Gears – no “Beach Cruisers”) + helmet. Cooper River Bikes (162 Seven Farms Drive #215, Daniel Island, SC #843-480-4464) has (5) Rental Bikes available @ $75.00 per day. Call with credit card to Reserve & Pick Up on Friday, Nov. 13.
Meet @ Scout Hut @ 9AM dressed ready to ride. We’ll Load Bikes on Trailer and leave by 9:30AM. BRING BAG LUNCH/Snacks + Backpack with Tent, Sleeping Bag & Pad, Headlamp (it will be dark when we arrive @ Park), Proper Clothing.
Chad Neal, Clinton Dunn & John Fortson will be Leaders. MORE Leaders or Parents are invited to ride OR come read a book & chill out while we ride + enjoy Camping. All Campers to sleep in their own Tent. DEPENDING ON ADULTS RIDING AND/OR DRIVING, WE MAY HAVE TO LIMIT # OF SCOUTS WHO WISH TO ATTEND. Once we get accurate Sign Genius Attendance, Chad will email Roster, Info & Permission Form (which Parent/Guardian must Sign/Return). All Scouts attending must have BSA Health Form & insurance Card on file with Troop.
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