Fri, Nov 08|
Troop 318B Caving Trip Location: November 8-10, 2024
We will travel as a group to Worley’s Cave. We will camp, cook and explore for a 4-5 hour exploration in the cave. We will also have our Veteran’s Day Flag retirement service on Saturday evening – need adults / senior scouts to help organize.
Time & Location
Nov 08, 2024, 4:00 PM – Nov 10, 2024, 2:00 PM
Bluff City, 461 Timber Ridge Rd, Bluff City, TN 37618, USA
About The Event
November 8-10, 2024
Camping Merit Badge
Class A Uniform Required!
Meet: North Raleigh United Methodist Church
Garden Center Honeycutt Road
Raleigh, NC 27615
Depart: Friday 5:00 PM
Food: Eat individual bag dinner
Friday Night Meal: bring a bag lunch.
We will return Sunday estimated 3 PM Pickup at:
North Raleigh United Methodist Church Garden Center
8602 Honeycutt Road
Raleigh, NC 27615
Where: We will be going to Worley’s Cave in Elizabethton, TN not far from Boone, NC (trip 3.5 hours) drive.
What: Scout’s Exploring and caving event – camping for two nights (Fri/Sat)
How: Bus trip - caravan (trailer). Leave on Friday night from the church 5pm / Arrive home 3pm on Sunday afternoon.
Details: We will travel as a group to Worley’s Cave. We will camp, cook and explore for a 4-5 hour exploration in the cave. We will also have our Veteran’s Day Flag retirement service on Saturday evening – need adults / senior scouts to help organize.
More details for the Trip are below:
We will not be stopping for dinner on Friday night so please bring a packed meal for a ride. We will stop for restroom breaks and gas. Please pack snacks for yourself – healthy is better, limit the soda and candy.
Cost of the event is $80 per person. That is $20 for food, $10 for gas and $60 for the caving and camping fees. Please pack for COLD (reviewing packing list on the website). Please pack in a backpack if you have it – or proper bag to carry.
Everyone should bring a gallon of water. It is a dry camp.
We are going to get wet so we recommend extra clothes and trash bags for wet clothes. Protect from hypothermia.
Caving we will be on our hands and knees etc and dirty but extremely fun! They recommend long sleeve shirts, jeans, shoes that have traction. You will need to pack two pairs of shoes. Ones that can get wet and ones dry to wear around/home.
Pack extra socks, poncho (in case of rain) and sleeping bag, blanket. Sweatshirts and jackets are good. Gloves if needed, knee pads if needed.
Travel in class A full uniform.
Average Temperature in cave is 55 F - average temp at camp outside is 30F at night.