Next Saturday, August 1 – Pennacook Lodge will be holding another Summer Day of Cheerful Service at New England Base camp. Arrowmen will be leading and participating in service projects that will be beneficial for the campers who are attending the summer weekends at Base camp. By participating in these projects, Arrowmen will have a lasting impact on camp and the experience of campers in the future. Work projects will include facility repair and campsite upgrades.
The August 1st Day of Cheerful Service will take place between9 am – 5 pm and the schedule will be as follows:
9:00 am – Arrival, Check-in, Work project prep
10:00am – 12:00pm – Service Projects
12:00pm – 1:00pm – Lunch
1:00pm – 5:00pm – Service Projects
Upon arrival at camp, all Arrowmen will sign-in with the health & safety officer, affirm he/she does not have symptoms of the coronavirus, and is fit to perform a day of physical work. Lodge members will be following all COVID-19 Safety Protocols including small workgroups, social distancing, and the wearing of face masks. BSA activity permission slips will be required for all Arrowmen with those under 18 require a parent signature and those over 18 being able to sign themselves into camp. These slips will be available upon arrival at camp.
There will be no overnight camping, outdoors, or in cabins, and all participants are asked to bring their own lunch and water bottle. Individually wrapped snacks and fresh fruit and bottled water will be provided. Each Arrowmen should come prepared with a personal face mask, appropriate work clothes and footwear, work gloves, bug spray, and sunscreen.
Upcoming Days of Cheerful Service – mark your calendars and join us in cheerful service
Thursday, August 6 – Camp Nihan, Saugus
Saturday, August 15 – Wah-Tut-Ca Scout Reservation
A Special Gift of Appreciation for Service
A Pennacook Lodge exclusive Summer of Cheerful Service T-shirt will be given to all Arrowmen who attend and participate in at least three of the five summer project days. This exclusive t-shirt can not be brought; only earned.
The Spirit of Adventure Council’s safety guidelines and protocols for Scouting activities during the pandemic are available by visiting the Council website at www.scoutspirit.org.
Please join your Brothers on a Day of Cheerful Service and get a chance to spend some valuable time in camp doing good work