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Back by Popular Demand.... offered only every other year...
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as the #1 Cub Scouting Memory of Sr. Webelos for 8 years running

***** Battleship Massachusetts Overnight *****

Saturday, November 19Sunday, November 20, 2011
Battleship Cove, Five Water Street Fall River, Massachusetts 02722-0111

$56 Per Person (Limited Tickets Available!)

Registration Closed

Tickets are sold "First Come, First Served"
 

Event Description: Sleep in real Navy canvas bunks with Cub Scout Pack 75 in the crews quarters of a 35,000 ton World War II battleship, eat chowNavy stylein the officers wardroom, and explore the length and breadth of a proud fighting ship that was home to more than 2,300 sailors!  The overnight package includes berthing in crews quarters, full dinner on Saturday, breakfast and box lunch on Sunday, personalized orientation, movies about Navy ships and Navy life, and admission to the Marine Museum.

Go check out:
http://www.battleshipcove.org/

 

This is the Worlds Largest Naval Ship Exhibit! Youll also climb aboard and explore the Submarine Lionfish, Destroyer Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., PT Boat 617, WWII landing craft, helicopters and so much more. This is amust dofor every Cub Scout.

Cost: $56 per person. Price includes a commemorative Battleship MA overnight activity patch.

Who Can Come: Open to all Cub Scouts and family members who are 6 years and older. A parent or guardian must accompany each Cub Scout.

Bring: Sleeping bag, pillow, night clothes, flashlight, and toiletries. (Showers are available - bring towel if interested.)

Wear: Cub Scouts are requested to be in Class A uniform (Cub Scout shirt, neckerchief and cap) for the Saturday program. Bring warm clothes to layer with and a jacket/coat for being out on deck as the evening cools. An extra pair of socks is always good. Dress as you would for a typical November outdoor camping experience. Layers under the uniform are a great idea. The ship is heated, but it's a tin can sitting in a tub of cold water...

Arrival Time: 11:30-3:00 PM on Saturday, November 19

Carpooling: Pack 75 always encourages carpooling. Name of registrants will be shared with attendees so that individuals can make their own carpool arrangements.

Eat: Price includes Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast

Departure Time: By 9:00 AM, Sunday, November 20 all gear must be removed from the ship. Overnight participants may remain aboard until 4:30 PM.

Directions: From Weston, take I-95 North to downtown Providence, RI. Exit on I-195 to Fall River. As you cross the big bridge into Fall River, the Battleship should be visible adjacent to the bridge on the far left side. There should be signs directing you to Battleship Cove from I-95 on the far side of the bridge. The trip should be about 150 miles, almost all on Interstate, and should take about 2:45 hours.

Questions: David Iacoponi

***** THIS IS A CUB SCOUT EVENT *****

ALCOHOL MAY NOT BE BROUGHT, PURCHASED OR CONSUMED. NO SMOKING.

Registration Closed

In the event of a change in your plans, our policy is that "if the Pack is not out moneythen you are not out money." Please contact the Cub Master, Jeff Sears, and we will try to resell your tickets within the Pack to those on the Wait List as well as back to the Battleship program.

 

***** USS Massachusetts *****