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Cub Scout Webelos Weekend In October Hosted By Conservancy For Cuyahoga Valley National Park

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Date: September 12, 2012
Contact: Susan L. Riffle, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, 330-657-2909 ext. 109

Conservancy For Cuyahoga Valley National Park

PENINSULA, Ohio (Thursday, September 12, 2012) - Give your Webelo scouts the opportunity to learn about the environment, make new friends, and explore Cuyahoga Valley National Park this fall! Scout packs will fulfill requirements for the Geology and Forester badges, as well as belt loop selections of Geology, Language and Culture, Map and Compass, and Wildlife Conservation. Staff-led evening activities include a night hike and campfire. Tent camping option is also available. Space is limited, so call or email to register soon!

PROGRAM DETAILS
WHEN: Friday, October 5, 6:00 p.m. through Sunday, October 7, 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Educational Center, Peninsula, Ohio

COST: $95 per scout, $50 per chaperone (includes programming, meals, snacks and lodging)

REGISTRATION: Pre-registration required - call (330) 657-2796 ext. 100 or email info@forcvnp.org. All packs must meet requirements for the adult-to-scout ratio and chaperone overnight training.

About the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a membership-based, non-profit organization created to engage public support for the park and provide services to enhance public use and enjoyment of the park. For more information about the Conservancy and its programs, visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org or call (330) 657-2909.

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Historic photo of canal boat on the Ohio & Erie Canal.

Lock 27 along the Ohio & Erie Canal became known as Johnnycake Lock after several boats ran aground due to flooding. While stranded, supplies ran low and canal passengers and crew ate only corn meal pancakes, known as "johnnycakes".