6th Annual GNYC Camping Expo and High Adventure Show – 8 March 2014

Sat, March 8, 2014 at 8:30 am

Dear Scouters,

DON’T MISS OUR EXPANDED CAMPING KICK-OFF EVENT:

The 2014 GNYC Camping Expo & High Adventure Show

On Saturday, March 8th, 2014, GNYC will be having its 6th Annual Camping Expo in Alpine Scout Camp.

We are happy to have representation from our National High Adventure Bases. (Northern Tier, Philmont, and our newest adventure base, The Summit in West Virginia). Please come out and support the event while having a great opportunity to learn and become empowered! Our goal is to get units to spice up their camping programs and benefit from what GNYC has to offer.

Class Sessions for this event are now open!

Click here to register for the event.

Bring your Leaders and Scouts down to our Midway and meet a variety of vendors that are experts on outdoor resources. Also, attend a variety of courses including: Backpacking,

Camping, Cycling, Cooking, Hiking, Kayaking, Knot Tying, Lashings, Leave No Trace Basics, Geo-caching, Woods Wisdom for Women, and much more. Professional instructors from Eastern Mountain Sports and REI will be offering several of these classes throughout the day.

Also, there is climbing available free of charge for the youth scouts that attend.

Even one more bonus: This is our Summer Camp Kick-off for TMR, Pouch Day Camp, and Cub World. Get the latest information on our Summer Camps and meet the individual Camp Directors and members of the camps’ senior staff. 2014 will be seeing a BUNCH of new changes and upgrades!!!!

2014 Camping Expo Information

Date: Saturday, March 8th, 2014
Time: 8:30 am until 3:30 pm – Registration begins at 8:00 am.
Location: Alpine Scout Camp (441 Route 9W, Alpine, NJ 07620)

How Much: FREE, FREE, FREE!!!!!

View a Summary of Our Schedule on the Day of the Expo

7:30 am: Vendors and Midway participants arrive and set up.

8:00 am: Registration Opens

8:30 am: Midway opens for Scouts and Scouters

9:00 am: Opening Ceremony

9:15 am: Class sessions and activities begin (Sessions are between 40 minutes to 1 hour)

3:00 pm: Midway closes and clean-up begins

If you have any questions, please feel free to call John Restrepo at

(212) 651-3096 or write to him at

jrestrepo@bsamail.org.

See you there!

Also, feel free to look through our Guide to Camping Facilities for a glance at our properties and programs. Click here to view it.

 

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