Hello Troop 17. It's time to speak up or forever hold your peace on this weekend's Linville Gorge Backpacking Trip. Following are the adults and scouts going this weekend. As discussed, we have two groups identified. Please let us know asap if there are any additions or subtractions so we can prepare. Leaders 1. Hal Bates 2. Derek Steed 3. Rob Martz - Driver 4. Matt Watt - Driver 5. Nester Panosea Scouts 6. Scouts 7. Clay Sommer 8. Jack Watt 9. Dallas Tucker 10. Sean Martz Leaders 1. John Maynard - Driver 2. Mike Chrismon - Driver 3. Dan White 4. Keith Wells 5. David Grant 6. Wes Sartin 7. Jim Burton 8. Shane Stadler - Driver 9. David Stuart - Driver 10. Rob Jepko Scouts 11. Ryan Steed 12. Luc Stadler 13. Will Watt 14. Grayson Stadler 15. Robert Wallis 16. Will Burton 17. Scott Grant 18. Jacob Stewart 19. Promise Nwoko 20.Matthew Chrismon 21. Charlie Sartin 22.John Steele 23.Van White 24.Harison Stuart 25.KJ Wells 26.Zach Jepko 27.Cooper Hicks 28.Declan Ford Cost $10 for gas plus $ for fast food dinner Friday & Lunch on Sunday. Meet at Scout Hut at 4:30, please be on time as we will "Shakedown" all first time backpackers' gear. Helpful Links: Back packing 101 <http://scouttroop17.web.officelive.com/Documents/Backpacking_101.pdf> Packing Lists <https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0B0XoSFIA uQkUMWY1NmM1ZjAtNzE1ZC00ZmYwLThkOWItMDVjMGYxN2IxMzA5&hl=en&authkey=CP76-vIB& pli=1> Mom's, please let your boys pack. They have notes and have been prepared on food and pack items. As always, our Electronics Policy <https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0B0XoSFIA uQkUMWY1NmM1ZjAtNzE1ZC00ZmYwLThkOWItMDVjMGYxN2IxMzA5&hl=en&authkey=CP76-vIB& pli=1> is in effect!