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Climbing and Rappelling Trip
to
Pilot Mountain State Park

...a one day trip   October 27, 2001


MEET:  Venture Crew 444 will meet on Saturday, October 27th at Port City Shopping Center Parking Lot @ 7:30pm We will need to pack the rental van(s). We will leave any cars in the lot and have Mooresville Police Department keep an eye on them while we are gone.  A better alternative is to have parents carpool and drop off participants and pick them up when we return Saturday evening at 7:00 pm.

DEPARTURE: Will be at 8:00 pm SHARP!!

RETURN TIME: on Saturday will be around 7:00 pm

We will be meeting Derek Miller's Crew at Pilot Mountain State Park at around 10:00 am

MONEY: At the present time, I do not know even the approximate number of participants.  We will rent a van or more if needed and split the cost of transportation and fuel.  Your share will not be more than $20 so bring at least that amount. 
First-time participants will also need to pay the $12 Venture Crew membership dues to be eligible for this trip. Checks for $12 should be made payable to "Venture Crew 444" and are due before departure on Saturday.

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 (think LAYERED clothing for warmth, as it will be cool in the morning and ALL DAY. The forecast is calling for the temperature not to get out of the 50's and will be around 32 in the early morning with a brisk North wind.   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 the North Carolina mountains 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.
Thanks!
                                                                                                           David Barlow & Derek Miller
                                                                                                             Venture Crew Advisors


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



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