Wilderness Experience

Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2002 11:23:48 -0600
From: "Calvin H. Gray" <405geezer@igg-tx.net>
Subject: [Philmont]: Rayado

Rayado, Philmont's premier backpacking program, is also a leadership development experience. A typical Rayado crew will cover about 150 miles during the three week program.

This essay, by Eagle Scout Creighton Welch, was written to accompany college applications.

Creighton, who plans to major in journalism, has earned 6 Palms, logged 248 days/nights of camping and provided 1,425 service hours. Currently, he serves as a Junior Assistant Scoutmaster with our troop. Creighton's Philmont adventures included a Cavalcade in 1998, a backpacking expedition in 1999, a Kanik adventure in 2000, attending NJLIC in 2000 and the Rayado adventure in 2001.

Calvin H. Gray
Scoutmaster, Troop 405
Georgetown, Texas

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The content of this Web page was provided by Calvin H. Gray, with the permission of Creighton A. Welch. Please contact Calvin at <405geezer@igg-tx.net> for more information.

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