C & O Canal Bicycling/Camping Trip

As part of the path towards earning the cycling merit badge, the troop rode bicycles 21 miles from Capitol Hill to Swain’s Lock on the C & O Canal on October 19, bringing tents and other camping gear.  Extra gear capacity was provided by a bicycle trailer pulled by Matt for most of the trip.  Along the way, we saw several Great Blue Herons and a walking stick insect.  The scouts learned how locks work and visited Great Falls.  The weather was perfect, and after a moonlit overnight campout we rode back to St. Peter’s Church on Sunday.

See photos

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s