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Last Update 29-JUN-2020                                      This Web Page is Venture Crew 999 Information

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Official Uniform shirt for Venturers & leaders. The short sleeve shirts are made from durable nylon, blended with spandex for stretch. The fabric features X-System technology which uses the newest dual action nano silver particles to fight bacteria and odor.

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June Recap

A big THANK YOU! to the 8 crew members who helped waterproof our tents on Sunday June 14th.  It took us 4-1/2 hours to set-up 9 tents, apply the agent, let the agent cure and put everything away.  Of course, there was a quick break for lunch!

CONGRATULATIONS to our hikers who completed the 1st Annual Scuppernong Trail Hike on June 20th!  Our group of 8 received a commemorative patch after doing 6-1/4 miles in 83-degree temps, with high humidity and looming rain clouds!

Many of us have started receiving our CREW 999 ACTIVITY UNIFORMS!  Contact Chris Perkins if you are still waiting for yours.  The cost for the shirts is $10 cash or check made payable to “Venture Crew 999”.  Chris will collect the money.

 July Tent Camping

The Perkins family cabin in Wautoma, WI will host the crew July 24-26, 2020 for more camping and outdoor activities!  We’ll pitch our tents, cut wood for our cooking fires and maybe even build some outdoor survival shelters.  Archery, shooting sports and fishing are just some of the possibilities.  Menu includes bacon wrapped in pancakes, soup & sandwiches, beef & veggie “Zip Packs”, cherry cheesecake & brownies and cereal & donuts.  The cabin will be available for bathrooms and personal hygiene only.

Be prepared to sign up by our July 12th crew meeting.  Cost will be $20.  Money and permission slips will be collected the day of the event.  We’ll meet at Nativity Church at 6905 W. Bluemound Rd. at 6:00 PM on July 24th and return by 1:30 PM on July 26th.  Bring your own fishing gear and fishing license if you’re 16 or older.

MEETING NOTE: We are making tentative plans to hold the July crew meeting at Nativity Church in the lower hall where there is room to socially distance.  Face masks will be a necessity in the building.  We may still have a virtual component for those who can’t attend in person.

PARENTAL NOTE:  Wautoma is located in Waushara County.  The closest major intersection to the cabin property is 22nd Avenue and State Highway 21.  Use the Waushara Community Church as a landmark.  The exact address will be e-mailed to the Scouts who are attending the event.

Scouting the Zoo

MOVED to Labor Day Weekend!

September 4-6, 2020.  This program at the Milwaukee County Zoo provides hands-on experiences for youth members that are exciting for all ages.  Scouts BSA, Venturers and Explorers are invited to camp overnight Friday and Saturday or attend just for the day on Saturday with their unit.

Past activities have included LumberScout, Legendary Fitness, and Team Challenge Course Competitions. Friday night’s program has an ice cream social!  There are free Zoo Train and Zoomobile Rides on Saturday after the public goes home!

Be prepared to sign up by August 16th.  Pancake breakfast. Hot/Cold “Smash Sandwich” lunch.  Chicken Taco dinner.  Costs vary depending on how you participate:

Admission & Parking

$9.50 Zoo Admission if you don’t have a zoo pass

$12.00 Parking Pass for all vehicles remaining in the zoo

(No vehicle fee for drop-offs with drop off vehicle pass.)

Camping & Meals

$9.00 if you will be camping (or $5 if coming just for the day)

$12.00 for all 3 meals (essentially $4 for each meal)

$1 for a commemorative patch

Games we’re featuring: Giant Connect-Four & Giant Tic-Tac-Toe.

2020 Crew Meetings & Events

Plan ahead to make the Events and Meetings!

The meetings are the first Sunday of every month, unless noted!

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July 12: Crew Meeting $ due for camping

July 24-26: Tent Camping

August 2: Crew Meeting / Zoo Prep

August 16: $ due for zoo

August Activity TBD

September 4-6: Scouting the Zoo

September 13

October 11

November 1

December 6