Greenup Day

1.0 Overview

On the first Saturday of May each year, the town of Hanover sponsors a community-wide cleanup effort called Greenup Day. The town provides trash bags and citizens sign up to pick up trash along roads throughout the town. At noon, all the participants gather on the Etna Green for a picnic. Participants eat for free.

This event is, of course, a great way for the troop to do a good turn for the town. The time spent counts as service hours for all ranks that require service.

2.0 Concept

2.1 Description

This year our assignment is Trescott Road from Grass Road towards Etna as far as we can get. We will meet at the corner of Trescott and Grasse, where parking is available, and work our way east picking up trash. We will then drive to the Etna Green for the picnic, leaving our trash by the road for later pickup by the town.

2.2 Schedule of Events

1000 - Assemble at the corner of Trescott and Grasse. Divide into two groups, one for each side of the road.
1005 - Start east on Trescott picing up trash as we go.
1145 - Cars pick up scouts as far out as they've gotten, and drive to the Etna Green.
1200 - Enjoy the picnic.
1300 - Pickup at the Etna Green.

2.3 Expected Conditions and Difficulty

Check the weather and dress appropriately.

2.4 Special Requirements

Open to all scouts, scouters, and parents.

There are no skills prerequisites for this outing.

3.0 Administration and Logistics

3.1 Announcement Date: 4 Apr 01

3.1 Closing Date: 5 May 01

3.3 Costs


3.4 Equipment

3.4.1 Individual Equipment

  • Class B uniform.
  • Light pack with water, sunscreen, etc.
  • Gloves.

    3.4.2 Patrol Equipment


    3.4.3 Troop Equipment

  • Trash bags (pick up at Info Desk of Dartmouth Bookstore)
  • First Aid Kit

    3.5 Transportation Plan

    Dropoff Point: Corner of Trescott (E. Wheelock) and Grasse Roads

    Dropoff Time: 10:00 am, Saturday, 5 May 01

    Pickup Point: Etna Green.

    Pickup Time: 1:00 pm, Same day

    4.0 Leadership

    4.1 Planning Committee


    4.2 Adult Leaders

    SMIC: Yorke Brown, SM
    Gregg Hoge, ASM
    Town Contact: Debby Cromwell

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