Troop 850’s Caving Campout will be August 8 – 10 at the Great Saltpetre Preserve (GSP) near Mount Vernon, KY, about a 2 ½ drive down I-75. We will be exploring different caves based on age and experience, so this is a great opportunity for adults and Scouts of all ages.
Don’t miss our Troop meeting on July 22nd, when a member of Greater Cincinnati Grotto which manages the GSP will speak to the Troop about our upcoming trip. We would like to get an approximate headcount at the meeting so they can schedule guides for our Troop. Parents – please consider sharing this special experience with your son.
The permission slip, waiver, and $45 fee per person are due on August 5th. The $45 fee includes all food, transportation, camping fees ($14 per person), tips for our guides, and 2 new flashlights.
For more information and photos check out caves.org/conservancy/gsp/ and Troop850.org (2010 and 2012 caving photos).