Trails 2010 News
- 31 December, 2010
Happy New YEAR!!! 2011 is going to be an awesome year!
With a new year right around the corner, it can mean only
one thing. Canada in 8 short months! Who's going?! You
know you want to! Yes.....you!
January 10th kicks off the new year with the Canoe Trails business
meeting. It starts at 7pm so please come prepared with a pen and
paper. Dues and paperwork will also be processed, so bring a check
In other news, the CT
Forum has a new addition. After you log onto
the forum, please be sure and regularly check the
page for news, updates, and the latest information related to Canoe
Trails. If there are questions or comments, please post them under
the "Canoe Trails Related" tab on the forum.
- 25 December, 2010
Merry Christmas! Enjoy the time with your family and friends!
- 11 November, 2010
Miss your canoe buddy from Canada? No problem! It is just about time
for the Canoe Trails 2010 reunion! So plan now to be at the Barn
on November 27th @ 6pm.
We ask that you show off your baking and/or shopping skills by
in a bag of chips, cookies, soda, or whatever else tastes good!
in the CT
Forum what you will be bringing.
We will be holding the Canoe Trails business meeting before the
festivities kick-off, so please come prepared and ready to
- 12 October, 2010
Just hear those sleigh bells jinglin', ring ting tinglin' to....
Come on it's lovely weather for a sleigh ride together with you.
The snow is fallin' and friends are callin' "you-who"
Come on it's lovely weather for a sleigh ride together with, you!
Though we have yet to see first snow in PA, it is time to start
Christmas Party that is!
Check out the flyer and plan on attending. It is going to be an
awesome time with
Deadline to enter for the gift exchange is this Thursday evening.
- 04 September, 2010
The 2011 Canoe Trails schedule is now online! Check it out and start
plans to go to Canada next year.
- 28 August, 2010
With fall right around the corner, Courier du Bois planning is under
See below and the CT
Forum for the latest dates and times to meet up
for information and training. Candidates for Courier du Bois must
all four dates listed below. New adults to Canoe Trails will have to
Canoe Trails and Boy Scout registration forms and also take a number
online Boy Scout certifications. All candidates for Courier du Bois
to base camp. Current Courier du Bois tab holders have the option
to hike if they desire to do so.
If you plan on attending Courier du Bois, please RSVP via the forum
directly with Mr. Z as soon as possible.
September 30th, 6pm - 9pm
October 7th, 6pm - 9pm
October 14th, 6pm - 9pm
Courier du Bois is set
for October 16th-17th at Hearts Content
Also! Keep in mind that Thursday nights at the barn have
Be sure to stop on by!
- 18 August, 2010
What a great time we all had up in Canada! If you did not go, you
the adventure of a lifetime!
Now that our voyage is complete for 2010, it is time to clean up the
gear and fix anything that was damaged over the course of two trips.
With this in mind, we will be having a work day Thursday, August
7-9PM for all those who went on the second trip (Group B).
Then on Saturday, August 21st from 8-4PM, there will be a work day
all Canoe Trails members. If there are any questions, please post them
- 15 July, 2010
Added August 1st--8AM to 4PM--for the second trip pack-up. Make
to be there if you are going on the second trip.
- 02 July, 2010
For all adults going to Canada this year, you must make plans to
Thursday's meeting at the Barn. Please check the CT
On another note, HAPPY Fourth of July! Thank you to all the
men and woman out there for our freedom!
- 17 June, 2010
What a weekend at Tionesta! There is nothing like seeing thirteen
going down a lake with its participants ready to conquer the
bend. Though it was warm, many smiles and a lot of learning was to
had this past weekend. If you missed it, you should be kicking
yourself. Make plans now to attend the upcoming June
25th-27th trip. There is word the food, view, company, and events
will be nothing short of 5 star!
Also! As a friendly reminder. The CT forum is THE best way to
informed of current events, times, and deadlines for anything
and everything Canoe Trails. So quit being shy and start posting!
The only stupid question, is one that is never asked.
- 31 May, 2010
If you know a past or present military member, please be sure to
take some time today and thank them for your freedom. Without
these folks, America would not be the greatest nation in the world!
- 20 April, 2010
A few reminders for everyone.
Swim tests are currently in progress. The remaining days are
April 21st &
28th. The swim test is mandatory.
Thank you to all those who participated at the Maple Syrup
Festival! It turned out to be two great days of sun and
For those who did not show up this past Saturday, you
missed a great time. Simply put, this year is going to be
Lastly, the Events Schedule stated that the 2nd Canadian trip
started on August 7th. This is incorrect. The second trip actually
starts on August 6th, with everyone in the 2nd group traveling
up to Canada that day.
If you have any questions, be sure to check out the forums!
- 06 April, 2010
What a great set of
orientations! 2010 is going to be a very
exciting year for many. If you missed the two offered
orientations, do not lose hope! Just show up at the barn
any Thursday evening during a work night or jump on the CT
forum and post a message stating your interest.
In the effort to get everyone excited, there are a few
updates to the website:
The 2010 adult consent form is now posted.
The 2010 youth consent form is now posted.
The 2010 Canoe Trails code of conduct is
The 2009 Canoe Trails Adventure web page
Though it does not have the trip log at the moment,
we do have a very famous rap song!
Mr. Kennedy sent in a story on how to paddle
the Panama Canal. Original author is Phil Shapiro.
Swim dates are getting close! They are April 7th, 14th, 21st, &
Chose a date and get your necessary swim test out of the way.
Lastly, do not forget that this weekend, April 10th and 11th,
the Maple Syrup Festival will be taking place. Jump on the
and post if you plan on helping out.
Your help would be
greatly appreciated and needed!
- 13 March, 2010
With the 16 feet of snow all but gone and preparing equipment
for the new year well underway, it only makes sense that
orientation for 2010 is right around the corner. Don't forget
to mark your calendars for one of the two upcoming
dates and bring candidates!
March 28th from 2pm - 4pm @ the Vanport Fire Department
March 31st from 7pm - 9pm @ the Barn
Also, the Maple Syrup Festival is planned for April 10th &
11th. Mark it on your calendars now folks!
- 14 January, 2010
What a great winter camping trip! Thank you to those
who drove and coordinated the events that took place.
As a reminder for everyone, the business meeting is
coming up on the 27th of January from 7pm to 9pm.
This meeting will consist of a few subjects that
need voted on, so please be sure to attend and
make your voice heard.
- 03 January, 2010
With 2009 now officially over, it can mean only one
thing. We have 8 months before we go to Canada!
Before we go to Canada though, there are two trips to
Tionesta and many fun evenings at the barn.
Its time to start thinking spring yall! ;)
For those who have shown up for the winter campout
meetings, get ready for some fun. Its going to be a
blast! If you were unable to attend the upcoming
weekend or trainings held thus far, why not stop by
the barn on Thursday January 7th around 7pm. See
how CT prepares for winter camping.
In other news, there have been a few updates to the website:
- Complete change in font for the website
- 3 new banners were added to the top of all web page's
hit refresh a few times to see them. Images were from 2008)
- Added the logs for 2008's all male Canada trip.
it out under "Past Adventures" to the left)
- Added section "The Past Remembered" with document from
it out under "Past Adventures" to the left)
- Added the 2010 CT health medical form
Lots of other stuff, but it really is just boring geek talk.
So, go check out the new sections!