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Sipsey Wilderness Wistlepigz

We arrived at Sipsey wilderness in Alabama at around 9:30: a three hour drive from Nashville. We divided into our three patrols, whistlepigs first, and started walking in the dark to our campsite. After passing a few for the other … Continue reading

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Backpacking at Fall Creek Falls

  Our troop left for Fall Creek Falls on Friday at five o’clock. Our patrols were smaller than usual. The Bucks had seven people including adults, and the otters had five people including adults. We also had two dogs with us. We arrived … Continue reading

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Winter Boxwell 2012

We left from the church on a chilly morning. When we arrived it was, or felt, much colder. We waited to get our campsite number. We are always campsite 13, but something happened, and we ended up with site 5. We … Continue reading

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Virgin Falls backpacking

We left at 8 to go to Bridgestone Firestone wilderness after a Becky biscuit breakfast. Upon arrival, we found that it was closed due to hunting and soon heard gun shots. So we decided to go to virgin falls. We … Continue reading

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Bucks Patrol LBL Mountain Biking

The Bucks left for Land Between The Lakes to go mountain biking on a Saturday morning. After a stop at the visitor center, we picked a campsite, set up camp, and hopped on our bikes. We aimed to bike twenty … Continue reading

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Boxwell Canoeing and Sailing

This was a very fun and succesful trip. Almost all the Otters finished their canoeing merit badge and all the Bucks got the sailing merit badge. The wind was perfect… so perfect, that a few sailboats capsized. The sail got a … Continue reading

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Savage Gulf Report

We arrived at the campsite at 9:30. We had to set up camp quickly because we had to be back from our 10 mile hike before dark. We hiked for about 2 and a half miles then stopped for lunch … Continue reading

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Natchez Trace Report

We left the church around 8:00 am and arrived at our campsite at about 11:30. We unpacked, set up camp, then ate lunch. When we were finished, we did a bike check and left for the twenty five mile bike … Continue reading

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Rock Island Report

We arrived at our campsite Friday evening. We set up our tents, had cracker barrel, and went to sleep. The next morning we had breakfast and got our canoes and kayaks ready. Then we headed out on the water. We … Continue reading

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Wave Pool Report

We rode our bikes to the wave pool on August 20th. We left from the church in the morning and rode through Shelby Bottoms and over the bridge. Those of us that did the ten mile ride stayed at the … Continue reading

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