ACTION REQUIRED: Please register via the link below if your Scout and/or yourself plans to attend!
Troop & Pack 008 are teaming up with the Washington Trails Association & Black People Hike for a day service at the scenic Cougar Mountain improving the Klondike Swamp Trail. This project includes a variety of activities including digging tread, brushing the trail corridor and creating drainage structures.
Our hike to the project site is expected to be less than 1 mile roundtrip over rolling terrain.
9:00 AM: Meet at the Rainier Beach Community Center (RBCC)
10:00 AM: Be ready to sign in and meet the crew, rain or shine
10:05 AM: Gather for a safety briefing, then hike to the project site
Morning: Work at your own pace, and take breaks throughout the day
12:00 PM: Lunch on the trail
Afternoon: Consider trying a new task before wrapping up the day's work
2:00 PM: Sign out after enjoying refreshments at the trailhead.
For safety reasons, arriving late or leaving early is not allowed.
What it Takes to Do This Work Party
No experience is necessary—just bring a great attitude for working with a team! WTA provides the training and tools you need.
Recommended for ages 10 and older; under 14 must be accompanied by an adult and a parental consent form must be signed for anyone under 18.
What to Wear
Long-sleeved shirt recommended
Eye protection recommended (glasses, sunglasses or safety glasses)
A hard hat and gloves will be provided by WTA. For safety reasons, shorts and sneakers are not allowed.
What to Bring
Lunch and plenty of water
Rain jacket and pants
Extra warm clothing in case of wet or cold weather
A pack to carry your personal gear
A sense of fun and adventure for learning new skills and meeting great people!