The New York City Experience
A Different Kind of Adventure - August 11-17, 2013
The New York City Experience provides a great opportunity to combine a week of camping with a tour of the best sights New York City has to offer. This is an ideal chance for Boy Scout troops, Venturing crews, individual Scouts and adult leaders from all over the world to experience A Different Kind of Adventure! Please join us for the inaugural New York City Experience. We take care of everything, and you get to enjoy a memorable week.
Winnebago Scout Reservation in Rockaway NJ is your base camp for this exciting adventure. Arrive at camp on Sunday afternoon. You will get a chance to set up camp, meet the other participants, visit the waterfront, and get a briefing of the week's schedule.
On Monday to Friday you will depart for New York City each day after breakfast and return to camp for dinner. Evenings can be spent relaxing at camp enjoying the open program areas including the aquatics and the shooting sports areas. Several evenings will include movies and videos related to the next day’s activities. Friday evening will include a farewell dinner and campfire. Depart for home after breakfast on Saturday.
Each day offers a different theme with sights and attractions appropriate to the theme.
- Monday - Introduction to Manhattan
- Tuesday - A Day on the Water
- Wednesday - Lower Manhattan
- Thursday - Natural History
- Friday - Intrepid Air & Space Museum
Please take a look at some of the sights we will visit.
We provide a package that includes just about everything:
- Six nights of lodging at Winnebago Scout Reservation
- All meals beginning with Sunday dinner. Breakfast and dinner are served in the Winnebago dining hall. Lunches are in NYC including a restaurant in Chinatown or Little Italy.
- Tour guide
- Daily air conditioned motor coach transportation to and from New York City
- Subway transportation within New York City
- All admissions, fees, tolls and gratuities
- Commemorative patch
- Access to Winnebago’s program areas
- Evening entertainment including movies and campfire
All Boy Scouts, Venturers and registered Scouters are invited to participate. There are no age limits or rank requirements, just the desire to see and explore one of the world’s most exciting cities. Though public transit will be used some days, most of the touring will consist of walking. Participants should be in good physical condition and be prepared hike to the sights.
The New York City Experience will be held August 11-17, 2013. Check back for 2013 fee.
Situated in the heart of the Copperas Mountains in Rockaway NJ, Winnebago is a hidden Boy Scout treasure. It is only 40 miles from the hustle of New York City and yet so quiet. The reservation encompasses more than 450 acres of woodland for outdoor adventure. Durham Pond covers 60 acres for swimming, sailing, boating and amazing bass fishing. Winnebago has large, private campsites for a great summer experience.
Our new bath house with flush toilets and individual shower stalls is available to all. A second shower house also offers coin operated laundry facilities. Activities include a skateboard half pipe, batting cage with pitching machine, shooting sports, fishing, boating and swimming.
For more information please contact Andy Zilnik at 973-765-9322 x235 (email@example.com) or
John Dorn at 973-765-9322 x238 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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