Generation TreX: My Thoughts


Generation TreX: MyThoughts is a journal recounting the personal experiences and insights of a young man while he plans a 27-month non-motorized trek of service throughout America.
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Generation TreX: MyThoughts is a journal recounting the personal experiences and insights of a young man while he plans a 27-month non-motorized trek of service throughout America.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595098675
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/28/2000
  • Pages: 116
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.28 (d)

Table of Contents

April 1997
Project conceived on a car ride in Canada. Originally called American Eagles and formed to promote the coolness of Scouting
July 1997
Over 100 Scouts and Scouters sign a petition in support of the Project
January 1998
Name changed to Generation TreX. Mission expanded to promote volunteerism and leadership to all youth
Article in "The Record"--Buffalo State College (NY) Newspaper
April 1998
Started Troop 316 for City Youth at Babcock Boys and Girls Club in Buffalo NY
Article in "The Collegian"--Ashland College (Ohio) Newspaper
May 1998
Appeared on U's Place at Fox 29
Participated in Buffalo's Glad Bag-A-Thon
June 1998
Logo designed by Buffalo State's Graphic Design Class
Account set up at Buffalo State College Foundation
February 1999
Two page project description completed
Organized a SCUBA Demo with Point Breeze Dive Shop and the MAIN Foundation for Greater Niagara Frontier Council (GNFC)-45 scouts participated
April 1999
Official website, letterhead, business cards designed Elmwood Strip Earth day street clean-up (45 participants) Presentation to Clarence Senior High School class on Quests. Organized a white water rafting trip for GNFC--25 scouts attended
May 1999
Promotional support received from Buffalo State PRSSA chapter (brochure, media release, fact sheet) Participated in Clarence Senior High School's Wilderness Wise final exam (a week long canoe trip)
June 1999
Appeared on TCT's By the People and Fox 29's U's Place
Implemented a 7 week summer sailing violence prevention program for inner-city youth of Buffalo with Daemon College Liberty Partnership Program, South Park High School, MAIN Foundation, and 7 Seas Sailing
July 1999
Route change: canoe across NYS instead of sailing up the Hudson River
Trek gets called off
August 1999
Project planning begins again
September 1999
Raised over $2500 for the local Volunteer Fire Department
Appeared on WYRK Crossroads
October 1999
Official Letter of Support received from Greater Niagara Council, Boy Scouts of America
January 2000
Taped a 5 1/2 minute promo tape with the Buffalo State College video department
Trek project accepted as a Multi-disciplinary Masters degree from Buffalo State College
February 2000
Itinerary changed and finalized-cutting across Montana instead of traveling through Canada
Americorps support committed for trip
Set up outdoor activities with the Buffalo State College chapter of Be-A-Friend
March 2000
Article appeared in the Eastern Mountain Sports company newsletter "The Edge"
Provided a presentation on quests with Mrs. Light's 'Walk about Through Literature' class at Clarence Senior High School
Received an official letter of support from Circle K International and AmeriCorps
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