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Summer Trip to Iceland w/T79
Summer Trip to Iceland w/T79

Sun, Aug 04



Summer Trip to Iceland w/T79

For any questions, please reach out to Dan Gelman:+1 646-723-12
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Time & Location

Aug 04, 2024, 12:00 AM – Aug 11, 2024, 11:50 PM

Iceland, Iceland

About the Event


Iceland Overview

Our fellow Scouts in Troop 79 have offered an opportunity to join them on a very special trip this summer to Iceland. Below is a detailed breakdown of the trip, including payments, flights, and detailed agenda. The trip is scheduled for the same week as our ATV trip to Summit. Dan and Helene Gelman are the organizers of this trip, and Dan's information is listed at the end of this email. Please reach out to them with interest in the trip. They have offered to do a Q&A with any interested families, so please let me know if you are interested in having that session.

Location: Camp Úlfljótsvatn Scout Camp (Northernmost Scout Camp) (3 days), followed by 3 days at Hostel Dalur in Reykjavik

Organizers: Daniel & Helene Gelman

Scheduled Departure from NY, Stewart Airport - August 04, 2024

Scheduled Return to NY, Stewart Airport – August 11th, 2024

Dress Code:  Class A and B.

Estimated Cost Per Person            $2500

Requirements in order to attend:

Scouts and Registered leaders only

Scouts must have already attended NoBeBoSco, Yawgoog or a High adventure camp.  (Weeklong sleep away camp)


TOTAL of 16 slots, 8 slots are currently filled.

This includes Scouts and Leaders.

Filled on a first come first serve basis. Regardless, we expect to close out registration for this trip no later than March 18th, 2024.

The projected cost is $2500 per person.

This includes:

  • Airfare
  • All transport/tours in Iceland
  • Lodging
  • Cabin in Scout camp
  • Hostel
  • 3 meals a day.    (Scouts will help prepare meals on some days)

Payment schedule:

  • 1st Payment:   Upon Registration  $500
  • 2nd Payment     April 15th, 2024      $500
  • 3rd payment:   June  1st, 2024       $750
  • 4th Payment:  July 15th 2024         $750

Current passport with 6 months of validity beyond the day of travel

  • Medical forms (ABC)
  • Insurance Cards
  • Permission/waivers from their parents (in writing) – we will provide forms.

Tentative Itinerary:

Depart Sunday August 4th

Evening Flight from NYC/SWF

Arrive Monday August 5th

Keflavik Airport (International Airport), Iceland early AM.

Transit to Úlfjotsvatn Scout and adventure center.

Unpack, and do local activities at camp.

Tuesday August 6th

Golden Circle Tour (Geyser, Waterfall, National Park)

Wednesday August 7th

Glacier Walk.

Thursday August 8th

Possible outings:

Powering the future (exhibition/Ljosafoss Geothermal Power station)

Tour of Aluminum Smelting Plant.

Transit to Dalur HI Hostel.

Possible Soccer Match to watch in the early evening by the Icelandic football association

Friday August 9th

Visit Reykjavik

Tour of the US Embassy

Icelandic Scout Store

Saturday August 10th

Perlan Museum

Scouts choice day

Afternoon/evening swim at Laugardalslaug pool complex.

Sunday August 11th

Visit Blue Lagoon on the way to the airport.

Fly home in the afternoon, arrive in NYC in the early evening.

Any questions on this, please reach out to any of the leaders below.

Dan Gelman

Direct:+1 646-723-1201

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