Battleship Cove

1.0 Overview

On May 25 and 26, 2002 Troop 45 will visit Battleship Cove in Falls River, Massachusetts.

2.0 Concept

2.1 Description

Battleship Cove is a historical exhibit consisting of several Navy ships from World War II including the Battleship Massachusetts and several other smaller ships. There are also several land based exhibits of interest. We will travel to Battleship Cove by chartered bus and spend the weekend touring the exhibits and participating in the programs offered on the ships. We will sleep overnight on one of the ships.

2.2 Schedule of Events

0800 25 May -- Meet at Old Hospital Parking Lot
1300 25 May -- Arrive at Battleship Cove
1300 25 May through 1300 26 May -- Tours and activities
1300 26 May -- Depart Battleship Cove
1700 26 May -- Return to Old Hospital Parking Lot

2.3 Expected Conditions and Difficulty

This will be a fun adventure without any major physical challenges.

2.4 Special Requirements


3.0 Administration and Logistics

3.1 Announcement Date: 6 Mar 02

3.2 Roster Closing Date: 1 May 02

3.3 Costs and Permission Slip

$65.00 per person includes bus transportation, Saturday dinner, Sunday breakfast and lunch, admission to the museum and deluxe accommodations onboard ship.

Participants must print out and turn in this permission slip to sign up for the trip.

3.4 Equipment

Scouts should bring a sleeping bag, personal hygiene materials and adequate clothes for the weather.

3.4.1 Individual Equipment

We will be in uniform at all times during this outing. Class A Uniform will be required for travel, meals and possibly flag ceremonies. Class B green T-shirt will be acceptable for other times. Look sharp!

3.4.2 Patrol Equipment


3.4.3 Troop Equipment

  • First Aid Kit

    3.5 Transportation Plan

    Drop-off Point: Old hospital parking lot, Maynard St.
    Drop-off Time: 0800 25 May
    Pickup Point: Old hospital parking lot, Maynard St.
    Pickup Time: 1700 25 May

    4.0 Leadership

    4.1 Planning Committee

    4.2 Adult Leaders

  • SMIC: Mr. Young
  • Mr. Hoge

    Approved GCH 20 Mar 02

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