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5 ArrowCorps ORDER OF THE ARROW BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
Order of the Arrow National Service Projects Order of the Arrow National Service Projects Supports our Strategic Plan Supports our Strategic Plan US Forest Service lands and support US Forest Service lands and support Philmont Backcountry Medical Required Philmont Backcountry Medical Required No Upper Age Limit! No Upper Age Limit! Adults welcomed!! Adults welcomed!! http://www.event.oa-bsa.org/
The Order of the Arrow is a thing of the outdoors rather than the indoors. It was born in an island wilderness. It needs the sun and rain, the woods and the plains, the waters and the starlit sky. --Dr. E. Urner Goodman
WEEKLY SCHEDULE Saturday, Day 1: Arrival, check-in, and physical requirement confirmation all day. Evening meal is first meal served, followed by opening assembly. Day 2: Crew assignments, work-site/safety training, and shakedown Days 3-6: Service at work-site with trained foremen.* Day 7: Half-day of service at work-site with trained foremen. Clean-up, rest, and evening dinner; followed by closing assembly and recognitions. Day 8: Departure after breakfast. * Participants will experience one full day of recreation on day 4, 5, or 6.
Mark Twain National Forest June 7-14, 2008 Missouri Invasive Species Removal Central Region
Mark Twain National Forest June 7-14, 2008 Missouri Missouri may have only one national forest, but what it lacks in quantity it makes up for in quality. Lying mostly in the Ozark Plateau, the forest is 1.5 million acres of limestone mountains and clear rushing streams. Project Description: Cedar tree removal from glade areas in the wilderness to help restore native grasses. Recreational Opportunities: Canoeing, horseback riding, fishing, and Branson, Missouri (approximately 40 miles west of project site.
Manti-La Sal National Forest June 14-21, 2008 Utah Invasive species removal
Manti-La Sal National Forest June 14-21, 2008 Utah Three’s a charm in Manti-La Sal National Forest in southeastern Utah. Composed of three unique ecosystems – alpine, plateau, and red rock canyon – thrill seekers, solitude cravers, and nature lovers find that it adds up to year round recreation. Project Area: Buckhorn Wash, San Rafael Swell (located east of Castle Dale, Utah), including Price BLM wilderness area. Project Description: Tamarisk (invasive species) removal. Each day of will push the Tamarisk invasion back 30 years. Recreational Opportunities: Green River float trips, national parks, fishing, mountain biking, and whitewater rafting.
George Washington & Jefferson National Forests June 21-28, 2008 Virginia Trail work
George Washington & Jefferson National Forests June 21-28, 2008 Combined, the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests offer more than 1.6 million acres steeped in American history: a one-time home for American Indians, a passageway for pioneers, and battlegrounds during the Revolutionary and Civil wars. Project Area: Allegheny Highlands Trail System and Lake Moomaw. Project Description: Campsite improvements and construction of seven miles of new multi-user trail north of Covington, VA. Recreational Opportunities: Whitewater rafting, fishing, mountain biking, and nearby historical sites.
Shasta-Trinity National Forest July 12-19, 2008 California PCT Trail work
Shasta-Trinity National Forest July 12-19, 2008 California Hikers can explore a labyrinth of trails that meander through the forest; more than 1,400 miles of trail carve their way through Shasta-Trinity. Those who enjoy the water can blaze their own trail on expansive Lake Shasta which offers a world-class waterskiing environment. Project Area: Pacific Crest Trail (located north of Redding, California) and Sisson-Callahan National Historic Trail. Project Description: Significant trail maintenance and reconstruction to avoid soil erosion. Recreational Opportunities: Whitewater rafting and kayaking, mountain climbing, house boating and waterskiing.
Bridger-Teton National Forest July 26-August 2, 2008 Wyoming Trail work Fence removal Fuels Reduction
Bridger-Teton National Forest July 26-August 2, 2008 Wyoming Project Area: Forest districts surrounding the Jackson and Yellowstone-Teton areas of Wyoming. Project Description: Construction of a mountain bike trail and hiking trails, removal of fencing to allow unrestricted movement of wildlife and helping control fire through a fuels reduction project where the forest and urban area meet. Recreational Opportunities: Whitewater rafting and kayaking, canoeing, fishing, mountain biking and sightseeing in both Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.