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APEX – SUMMER | WEEK 2

EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURE 
Week Two: July 2-8, 2017 | $425 in DWC, $450 Out-of-Council
Open to Boy Scouts who have earned First Class Rank or higher and all co-ed Venturers

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Are you are a compassionate person?  Do you love to serve and work with other people?  During this particular experience, you will meet some of the most extraordinary people on earth!  In collaboration with our friends at the Easter Seals of NH Camp Sno-Mo, participants will not only earn the Disabilities Awareness Merit Badge, but will basically serve as a Counselor-In-Training to Sno-Mo providing mentorship and camaraderie with Sno-Mo campers with mental and physical needs during their week at GSR! Participants can earn 30 community service hours through this program.  Various guest presenters will challenge participants to understand various disabilities up close and personally as part of this event.  Become a better ‘servant-leader’ through your ‘duty to others.’  This is an advanced adventure where you can complete advancement and experience both camps at Griswold Scout Reservation in new and unique ways!  Participants check-into Hidden Valley on Sunday and will spend most of their week there.  Toward the end of the week, participants will shift camps to also experience the best of Camp Bell!  Check-out is from Hidden Valley on Saturday morning at the end of this week you won’t soon forget!  Open to individuals, buddy pairs, Patrols, Troops, and Crews!


RELATIONAL ADVENTURE
Week Two: July 2-8, 2017 | $425 in DWC, $450 Out-of-Council
Open to Boy Scouts who have earned First Class Rank or higher and all co-ed Venturers

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Are you someone willing to explore the personal, community and environmental aspects which lead to being recognized by the worldwide Scouting movement as you work to become a ‘Messenger of Peace?’  Are you a Chaplain Aide or someone interested in learning more about the Religious Emblems programs which are available?  Are you open to ways you can better tend your faith, respect the beliefs of others, understand other cultures, serve the local GSR community with an off-site, community service trip by DWC Bus, and help transform society through the tenets found in Venturing’s TRUST award?  Join this APEX to become the ‘best version of yourself’ and earn American Cultures MB! This is an advanced adventure where you can complete advancement and experience both camps at Griswold Scout Reservation in new and unique ways!  Participants check-into Hidden Valley on Sunday and will spend the first half of the week there.  The second half of the week, participants will shift camps to also experience the best of Camp Bell!  As mentioned above, there will also be one day of community service off-site in nearby Laconia with supervision and transport provided by DWC Staff.  Check-out is from Hidden Valley on Saturday morning at the end of this week you won’t soon forget!  Open to individuals, buddy pairs, Patrols, Troops, and Crews!


SCUBA ADVENTURE
Week Two: July 2-8, 2017 | $900 in DWC, $925 Out-of-Council
Open to Boy Scouts who have earned First Class Rank or higher and all co-ed Venturers

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Participants in this program can become certified as a (Jr.) Open Water Diver through PADI, earn the Scuba Diving MB and participate in all other aquatic opportunities across both camps at Griswold Scout Reservation.  Cost includes mask, fins, and snorkel to keep!  The option to earn BSA Lifeguard is available for those aged 15+.  This program requires a more stringent medical form and a mandatory pre-camp meeting with all participants.  This is an advanced adventure where you can complete advancement and experience both camps at Griswold Scout Reservation in new and unique ways!  Participants check-into Hidden Valley on Sunday and will spend most of their week there until journeying off-site to dive in nearby Lake Winnipesaukee.  Check-out is from Hidden Valley on Saturday morning at the end of this week you won’t soon forget!  This program requires passing the BSA Swimmer’s Test and an eager and positive attitude.  Open to individuals, buddy pairs, Patrols, Troops, and Crews!