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Venture Crew 496 Recruiting: Sept 10

September 04, 2019

Venture Crew 496 will be hosting a recruiting event comprising of an Archery session and an Information session for those interested in joining the crew.

Date/Time: September 10, 2019  7:00-8:30 PM

Location: Bethesda Chevy Chase Izaak Walton League of America, 20601 Izaak Walton Way, Poolesville, MD 20837

What to Bring – Participants must print out, complete and sign the BCC IWLA Hold Harmless Agreement found at this link

http://www.bcciwla.org/userfiles/kcfinder/files/B-CC%20IWLA%20Hold%20Harmless%20Document-190712%284%29.pdf

Crew 496 is focused on outdoor activities, high adventure trips, rank advancement, friendship and fun.  With regard to high adventure trips, Crew 496

·         Completed a week-long sailing adventure in June 2017 at the BSA’s Sea Base in Abaco The Bahamas
·         In June 2018 canoed 60 miles on a 6 day 5 night trek in the North Woods Backcountry at Northern Tier in Atikokan Ontario Canada
·         Philmont, Summit Bechtel Reserve and Lenhok’sin at Goshen have been proposed as our next high adventure.

Other activities we have completed are black powder rifle shooting, weekend camping trips, paddle sports, ski/snowboarding and community service projects.

Crew 496 meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 7:30-9:00 PM at Trinity United Methodist Church on Shaffer Road in Germantown, MD.  Additionally, the youth leadership of the Crew meet the 4th Tuesday of each month for a planning meeting.  The Crew also meets once a month for an activity.

John Frick

Seneca