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2023 National Jamboree
Occoneechee Contingent
5 Scouts Matthew Penny, Andrew Penny  Andres Lara, Ian Davies and Stuart Kokenes.
1 Leader from Troop 318
Kevin Shanahan


Philmont 2023 
7 Scouts and 4 Leaders
Cimaron, New Mexico Backpacking

Philmont Crew 2023 Summary

Crew Number: 625-7E

# Scouts: 7

# Adult Leaders: 4

Trek Start Date: 6/25/23

Trek Length: 7 days

Time on trail: 5 days

Miles hiked: 30

Service Project Hours: 3


Description: a week of backpacking through Scouting’s Philmont Scout Ranch in northeastern New Mexico with elevations ranging from 6,600’ to 10,000’+ above sea level. (The highest point on the property is Baldy Mountain with the summit at 12,441’.)


Program Activities Participated include:

Opening Campfire

T-Rex Track

Native American petroglyph tour

Atlatl dart throwing


Wilderness Pledge

Summiting Hart Peak (7,975’)

Gold Panning


Mine Tour

Passing through the historic Baldy Town mining community, a once-thriving mining community, now wholly operated by Scouts BSA.

Tomahawk Throwing

Chaplain service

Closing Campfire


Skills learned:

Leadership development

Back country cooking and cleaning

Bear Bag protocol

Back country hygiene

Water purification

Wilderness navigation

Trail construction

Team building

Character development

Philmont 2021
6 Scouts 2 Leaders
High Adventure Base in New Mexico

Sea Base 2019
12 Scouts & 4 Leaders. Sailing and Diving in the Florida Keys

2018 Northern Tier Canoe Trek
11 Scouts 6 leaders.
Leaders that went on trip were Dan Albert, Jeff Allen, Brad Gillespie, myself, Matt Price and Easton King.

We split into to groups. One group ( Jeff,Dan and Easton)
Went west and the other group ( Matt, Brad and I went East with our guides). 

We flew from Raleigh to Minneapolis.  Did the mall of America and stay at Boy Scout spot there.  Took light train everywhere. 

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