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Battleship NJ/Independence Hall Trip Details

posted Dec 14, 2010, 7:46 PM by Peter Hamilton

Independence Hall/Battleship NJ Trip -  We are excited about our trip to Philadelphia/Camden this weekend. Please see below for basic agenda/meeting places/times.  PLEASE SEE ALL DOCUMENT ATTACHMENTS.  If your son is attending without a parent it is REQUIRED that you fill out the attached PERMISSION slip and fax (201-301-9158) or hand it to me prior to our departure on Saturday. Any questions please call or email me, else I will see everyone at AOOL parking lot at 9am on Saturday.  I strongly encourage carpooling with fellow scouts.

Contact Numbers:             Peter Hamilton, Cubmaster, Cell 201-615-7267

                                              James Jarmusch, Asst Cubmaster, Cell 201-753-2148

                                              EMERGENCY ONLY – Officer of the Deck Battleship NJ (609) 868-4166




Dec 18, Sat  9am                               Meet at AOOL Parking lot to depart for Philadelphia, PA

Dec 18, Sat  11am-12pm                Arrive in Philly and Park at Central Parking on Market St & 8th . We will plan to meet at 12noon at Café Independence at the Independence Hall Visitor Center on Market St & 6th

Dec 18, Sat 12pm-1pm                   Lunch (To be purchased individually) at Café Independence

Dec 18, Sat 1pm-2 pm                    Walking tour of Liberty Bell Center & Liberty Bell

Dec 18, Sat 2:20pm-3pm               Meet in front of Independence Hall at 2:20pm for guided tour by National Park Ranger for Pack 27

Dec 18, Sat 3:30pm                          Depart Philly for Camden, NJ and head to Parking Garage: 2 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ 08103

Dec 18, Sat 4:30-6:30pm                Board Ship; Get bunk assignment, stow gear, and free time until safety presentation. MUST BOARD by 7pm

Please see ATTACHED Pre-Boarding Package for full itinerary aboard ship- Dinner Sat/Breakfast Sun provided on ship

Dec 19, Sun 9am                               Depart after breakfast, however welcome to stay aboard until 12noon with simulators, tour on own, etc.

Parking in Philadelphia – Central Garage at 801 Market Street, Philadelphia (8th & Market St) Web link to discount coupon for $12 for up to 6hrs

For the Battleship: 100 Clinton Street, Camden, NJ 08103

For the Parking Garage: 2 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ 08103 (Garage Closes 7pm Sat & Opens 7am)Sunday – Overnight Parking is $11.00 per vehicle. The garage is 200yards from the ship.  A shuttlebus will pick us up from the rear of the garage & take us to the ship.