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2006 Chincoteague Trip

Details
What: Bicycling & Ecology Campout

Where: Chincoteague & Assateague Islands, Virginia

When: June 23rd - 25th, 2006, Permission Slips Due May 21st, 2006

Campground: Maddox Family Campground, Chincoteague, VA

The Chincoteague Fact Sheet has more information than you can shake a stick at.

Thanks especially to these adult volunteers who have made this trip possible.

Permission Slips

This trip has multiple permission slips, which includes the outfitter for the kayak excursion.

Troop permission slip

Wildlife Expeditions release forms - Adult and Youth.

Agenda
Final schedule of events for the campout.

Activities
Friday 6/23
  • Leave Richmond.
  • 4 ½ hour drive. Approximately one hour further than Kiptopeke
  • Arrive at Chincoteague.
  • Setup camp.
  • Cracker barrel

Saturday 6/24
  • Eco Tour of Assateague Channel near the Pony Swim section. Estuary, Ecology & History with Jay Cherrix whose family has lived on Chincoteague since the mid 1800's. Kayaks are included in the tour. Chaperones will be needed.
  • Lunch at Camp
  • Bike trip through Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Eat lunch while on the trip. End up at Assateague Beach. Families can visit the Herbert H. Bateman Educational Center, Toms Cove Visitor Center or take a tour of the Assateague Lighthouse.
  • Swimming on Assateague Beach, Lifeguards provided by NPS.
  • Supper: fresh local seafood from Chincoteague.
  • Campfire Program at the beach(Scout Run), Special Guests

Presentations
Here is Mr. Diming's Family Night presentation about the campout.

Also requested was Mr. Diming's presentation on the history of Chincoteague Island.

Directions from Richmond to Chincoteague
Via 460

  1. From Woodlake Village Parkway, take US 360 East for ~3.2 miles.
  2. SR 288 South for ~13 miles.
  3. I 95 South for ~15 miles.
  4. SR 629 (Rives Rd.) for ~2 miles.
  5. US 460 East for ~ 49 miles.
  6. US 58/US 460/US 13 East (Holland Rd.: a combined highway with multiple designations) for ~ 4.5 miles
  7. Stay on US 58/460/13 East (Portsmouth Blvd) to I 264 East for ~ 6.3 miles
  8. I 264 East toward Portsmouth for ~ 14 miles.
  9. Pass through Downtown Tunnel
  10. Cross Berkley Bridge
  11. I 264 East
  12. I 64 West for ~ 2 miles.
  13. US 13 (Northampton, Blvd.) for ~4.5 miles.
  14. Pay $12 toll
  15. Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel North for ~20 miles.
  16. US 13 North for ~ 63.5 miles.
  17. Just past Oak Hall, turn RIGHT on SR 175 (Chincoteague Rd.). Follow for ~ 10.5 miles.
  18. Pass Wallops Island Flight Facility on your left. (Visitors Center is on your right)
  19. Follow SR 175 across causeway and bridge into Chincoteague.
  20. LEFT on Main St.
  21. RIGHT on Maddox Blvd.
  22. At Traffic Circle, turn RIGHT into Maddox Family Campground


Total Miles: 211

Total Time: 4 hours 34 minutes
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