Highlander Hike - USS Hornet OvernightCub/Tiger Scout Event
An overnight on the USS Hornet, a WWII aircraft carrier also used for
the Apollo 11 and 12 missions. We’ll tour the ship, enjoy a flight simulator,
participate in drills and more! Dinner and breakfast are included.
Event is for all Cub Families and for recent Webelos Scouts who recently crossed over to Boy Scouts. Please wear your new Boy Scout uniform!
Please wear your Cub Uniform when arriving. Bring a change of clothes toiletries, sleeping bag, pillow, flashlight, tennis shoes, and small snacks. Please leave your valuables at home. Dress in layers!
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Meet at Pier 3, where the ship is docked by 4:00 pm Friday.
DIRECTIONS TO THE USS HORNET (FROM PIEDMONT)
-Merge onto 580 West toward San Francisco
-Merge onto 980 West toward 880/ Downtown Oakland
-Take the 12th St. exit
-Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto BRUSH St.
-Turn LEFT onto 5th St.
-Turn SLIGHT LEFT toward ALAMEDA
-Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto WEBSTER ST TUBE / CA-260 S. Continue to follow CA-260 S.
-Turn RIGHT onto ATLANTIC AVE / RALPH M APPEZZATO MEMORIAL PKWY.
-Turn LEFT onto MAIN St.
-Turn RIGHT onto W Pacific Ave
-Turn LEFT onto SKYHAWK St.
-Turn RIGHT onto W Hornet Ave.
End at 707 W Hornet Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, US
ONE CHAPERONE REQUIRED for all Cub Scouts!
How to Register
RSVP by Friday, Dec. 20,2013 with Maurene Sprock at the Council Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 510-547-4493 ext. 2.
» A Medical Form is required. Download a form from scouting.org to fill out.
“A HERITAGE OF EXCELLENCE” is the ship’s creed:
• Earned 9 battle stars for her service in WWII
• Awarded the Presidential Unit Citation for her WWII
operations (only nine carriers so cited).
• Flawlessly recovered the Apollo 11 and Apollo 12
astronauts, the first men on the moon; 1969
• USS HORNET (CVS-12) is designated a National Historic
• HORNET opens to the public as an aircraft carrier
museum in Alameda; 1998 California.
• USS HORNET is designated a State Historic Landmark; 1999.
• The F/A-18 strike fighter carries on the name of
HORNET in today’s NAVY.