Dry bags are recommend for packing personal effects (Cloths, sleeping bags, etc) for the canoe trip. They are available at camping stores and even Wal-Mart(I believe Thom got some there).
This will be discussed at patrol meetings and the troop meeting Monday night
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(See main page for full information: New River Canoeing - Sep 19)