CUB SCOUT PACK 216 HIKING for 2019
Happy New Year!!! Here are the details of the January
Hike (class A uniforms):
Location: Historic Oakwood Cemetery (701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27601)
Date: Jan 27
Time: 11am (Hike will start at 11:15)
Distance: 2 miles
Meeting Place: In front of the cemetery business office at the entrance.
Parking: Some parking just inside the cemetery (please do not block road) or along residential street just outside.
Class A uniforms please (Formal uniform due to reverence for the dead)
Bring Cub Scout 5 Essentials (1st aid kit, full water bottle, trail food, weather protection, whistle) these are suggested not required, check weather and dress appropriately, hiking stick if you have one. Remember it will be very cold so dress appropriately. This hike is stroller friendly so younger siblings are welcome. Dogs are not allowed (dogs are not allowed at any scouting activities, but they are also not allowed at the cemetery for obvious reasons:).
This hike is beautiful and serene. Chartered in 1869 this a a historical burial site including the remains of some 1500 Confederate soldiers as well as many notable men and women of historic significance to the city of Raleigh. Visit the website at www.historicoakwoodcemetary.com for more info.
Please talk to your children about proper behavior at a cemetery. It is a great opportunity to talk about reverence, part of the cub scout law. This hike is paved all the way so perfect for strollers.