Topsail Island

Destination: Erich Brewer's beach-house @ Topsail Island (weather forecast)
Departing: Fri, 15 Feb 2008 at 4:30pm from Greystone
Returning: Sun, 17 Feb 2008 around 4pm at Greystone
Activities: Skills building - knots, Totin Chit', cooking - for younger Scouts, and TLC for older scouts; possible USS North Carolina visit.
Cost: $35 per person

Pre-Trip Checklist

In preparation for this trip, please follow this checklist:

  1. Confirm your attendance with the Scoutmasters
  2. Complete, with your parent or guardian, an emergency medical treatment form, if you have not completed one or if your current one is more than one year old
  3. Have your parent or guardian sign the permission slip
  4. No later than Mon, 4 Feb 2008, turn in your emergency medical treatment form (if applicable), signed permission slip, and the activity fee

  5. Check the library for helpful planning information!

Packing Tips

  1. Pack your gear for a 3-day car camping trip.
  2. You will need a patrol meal plan in place for at least 5 meals:
    • Friday Dinner
    • Saturday Breakfast
    • Saturday Lunch
    • Saturday Dinner
    • Sunday Breakfast
  3. We will be visiting several attractions in the Wilmington area. You may want to bring souvenir money.
  4. Check the library for more helpful planning information!

Directions to Dr. Brewer's Cabin

  1. Follow I-40 East, toward Wilmington
  2. Take exit #398 for NC 53, toward Topsail Island
  3. Come to flashing light, turn right onto NC 50
  4. Follow NC 50 to R-Mart, where NC 50 turns right
  5. Continue on NC 50 to NC 17, turn left onto NC 17 toward Topsail Island
  6. After about 3 miles, you will pass the Folkstone township marker; make the next right onto Old Folkstone Rd.
  7. Come to intersection with NC 210, turn right -- a Food Lion will be on your right
  8. Follow NC 210 over arch bridge, then turn left after crossing bridge onto New River Inlet Rd. -- City Hall is on your left
  9. After about 2 miles, turn left onto Bay Ct.
  10. Dr. Brewer's Cabin is directly in front of you