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2019 Raritan Valley and Munsee Dual District Victory Trail Hike Scouts BSA Spring Camporee 900216


2019 Raritan Valley and Munsee Dual District Victory Trail Hike Scouts BSA Spring Camporee 900216
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2019 Raritan Valley & Munsee Dual District Victory Trail Hike Scouts BSA Spring Camporee

Dates:  Friday May 10th through Saturday May 11th

Location: Liberty Hall Museum - 1003 Morris Ave, Union, NJ 07083

 

Join us as we hike this nationally recognized historic trail from Elizabeth to Springfield following the path used by the British and Hessian soldiers advancing on General Washington and his men in June of 1780.  The armies of General Washington, including NJ militia and the 1st, 2nd and 3rd NJ Regiments, successfully held off the advancement twice in the month of June at the Battle of Connecticut Farms (June 7th) and the Battle on Springfield (June 23rd), dashing Britain's hopes of taking NJ and ending the war.

Along the trail you will learn about more than a dozen historically significant sites.  Scouts who complete the hike and a trail questionnaire are eligible to purchase a Victory Trail Medal.

Event Includes:

  • Overnight camping – 1 night
  • Liberty Hall Tour
  • Historical Telling of “The Final Invasion of NJ, June, 1780” by members of the NJ 3rd Regiment
  • Saturday morning Breakfast
  • Custom Event Patch
  • Bus transportation to and from the Victory Trail Hike
  • 13 mile Nationally Recognized Historic Victory Trail Hike

Cost:

Early Bird - $25 per person (up to 11:59 PM 4/30)

As of May 1st, $30 per person

Trail medals are $10 paid at the completion of the hike by cash or check.  Please bring exact change.  (completion of the trail and submission of a trail questionnaire is required to earn the medal)

Registration closes May 6th

 

Contact Information:

Munsee District - Jim Parlapiano at jim.parlapiano@hotmail.com

Raritan Valley District – Doug Dzwonczyk at dougczyk@gmail.com

Patriots’ Path Council - Will Adams at will.adams@scouting.org or 973-765-9322 x234

 

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If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, please e-mail: Beth Miller-Porter

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