Wissahickon Creek Cleanup 2021

Do you need to complete an outdoor related rank achievement?  If so, please join the Troop for the Wissahickon Creek Clean Up on Saturday, April 24th from 9am - 11:30am. 
  • Please RSVP HERE if you plan to attend.

  • Adults and siblings are welcome!!

  • Please complete THIS WAIVER by Friday, April 23.  You can do 1 waiver form per family with all names (but just list yourself or your family, not all of Troop 98).

  • Wear your Troop 98 T-shirt (if you have one) and shoes you don't mind getting wet and muddy. You might need to go into the creek to pick up trash.  If you have waders, bring them!

  • We will provide gloves and trash bags.

  • See THIS GOOGLE MAP which highlights our clean up stretch and parking. Parking is at the GA Athletic Fields parking lot off Morris Road, blue P on the map (by the Carey Stadium). 

  • Pickup is at the same place as drop-off.
This service project would be good for any of the following Scout requirements:
  • Tenderfoot - Service hours, identifying poisonous plants, utilizing the buddy system

  • Second Class - Service hours, Leave no trace, Nature animals identification

  • First Class - Service hours, Nature plants identification, extreme weather conditions, Citizenship environmental issue (see below for more info)

  • Star - Service hours

  • Life - Service hours, conservation related
Are you working towards First Class and need Citizenship 9b - Investigate an environmental issue in your community?  You can learn about 2 issues along our creek clean up walk:
  1. Understanding Water Quality - VIDEO

  2. Ambler Superfund Asbestos site - WEBSITE
Here's the WVWA website for more information on the Creek Clean Up  CREEK CLEANUP