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USS Salem

USS Salem

Note from Scoutmaster

We will be meeting on Saturday March 16, 2013 in front of New Monmouth School at 6:30 AM; we will be departing no later than 7:00. If for any reason you are unable to depart with the Troop, the address for the USS Salem is 739 Washington St, Quincy, MA (map) Tel (617) 479-7900.

Please make sure that your Scouts pack light. Only a school size backpack is allowed. The Troop will not be towing the trailer. We suggest that everyone bring one change of clothing, sleeping bag or blanket, toiletries, lunch money for Saturday and Sunday, and souvenir money. Scouts and Leaders must wear Class A uniform Saturday morning including Troop 122, new Scouts can wear their Pack or Webelos hats. Dress warm in layers & bring gloves.  We will be going for a 1 1/2 hour Boston Harbor cruise on Sunday morning before we return home.
Approximate arrival home should be between 5-6PM on Sunday.

On 16 and 17 March 2013 the Big Bears will be staying overnight on the USS Salem.  The cost is $45 per person. Troop will spend an overnight aboard the USS Salem which is docked in Quincy, Massachusetts. The Overnight Adventure offers participants activities that include simulated combat situations such as radar tracking, damage control, and simulated firefighting. Other activities include scavenger hunts, hoisting, first aid lessons, movies and a Boston Harbor cruise. Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast are included.

Please return permission slip along with a $25 per person deposit no later than Jan 10th troop meeting.

Below is a sample itinerary for our stay on the USS Salem.
1:00 Arrival/Registration
1:30 Fire Drill/Safety Briefing 1:45 Group Orientation
2:00 Ships Tour
3:00 Activities/Training Rotation 6:15 Dinner
6:45 Mess Clean up
7:00 Free Time
7:30 Movies
10:00 Report to Berthing
10:30 Lights Out

7:00 Reveille
7:15 Berthing Area clean up
7:30 Breakfast
8:00 Mess clean up
8:15 Scavenger Hunt
9:20 Boston Harbor Cruise

USS Salem

Troop122 BigBears,
Jan 4, 2013, 1:45 PM