Sunday September 5th, 2004          

MEET: Venture Crew 444 will meet on Sunday, September 5th at Port City Shopping Center Parking Lot @ 7:30am.   We will need to pack and carpool. We will leave any cars in the lot and have Mooresville Police Department keep an eye on them while we are gone. 
DEPARTURE: Will be at 8:00 am SHARP!!
RETURN TIME: on Sunday will be around 4:00 pm   

We are planning to have an Alaskan Odyssey Parent and Participant Meeting on this night.  Details will be posted in the Blue Box at the top of the Calendar Page ASAP.

MONEY: Money for yor share of the fuel for the drivers.
First-time participants will also need to pay the $10 Venture Crew membership dues to be eligible for this trip. Checks for $10 should be made payable to "Venture Crew 444" and are due before departure.

LOGISTICS:  Bring your lunch and snacks ( to be packed in a day bag) and any climbing gear that you may have.   We do have Group Gear including Rope, webbing and a couple of harnesses.  Bring Gloves if you have them also.
SAFETY:  The advisors and chaperones will give full attention to the safety of all participants, but it is EVERYONE's responsibility to think and act in a manner, which places SAFETY FIRST. Participants who cannot follow the guidelines set forth by the advisors should stay home.

CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT:  DO bring extra clothes as needed.  You should consider packing a small flashlight, BRING YOUR LUNCH, A WATER BOTTLE, your unbridled enthusiasm, indefatigable curiosity, and your Climbing Karhma. 
Permission Slip for Climbing-Rappelling Trip.

  Participants, by signing this form, you agree to abide by all the guidelines and expectations set forth by the advisors of Venture Crew 444, as well as the direction of other chaperones for the activity. In particular, you agree to behave consistently in a manner that places your personal safety and the safety of the other members of the Venture Crew as the highest priority for the weekend.
   Parents, we need your permission to take your son/daughter on the road and to Crowder's Mountain for the Climbing- Rappelling Activity.  We will take all reasonable precautions and do everything that we can to ensure that your son/daughter has a safe and memorable experience, and we will care for them as our own.  Your signature is your permission for your son/daughter to attend the trip as well as your permission for the advisors to provide treatment if your son/daughter is injured.

David Barlow &  Ian Devlin,  Venture Crew Advisors                                       

Participant_____________________________________________________________ has my permission to attend the CLIMBING - RAPPELLING TRIP sponsored by VENTURE CREW 444.

Parent/Guardian: ______________________________________________________

Date: ______________

Participant: ___________________________________________________________

Date: ______________