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  • South Jersey Club, Outdoor Club of South Jersey Home
    856 816 8824 Cell before 9 30pm 10 30 am PICNIC SHORT HIKE 3 4 miles Easy pace Short hike before the picnic Leader Janet Horton 609 706 5691 janeth1 comcast net 10 am CANOEING AND KAYAKING OPPORTUNITIES IN PAKIM POND If you have never paddled but would like to try it this is your chance There will be canoes and kayaks to try and instructors to guide you 11 30 am BEGINNER BACKPACK CAMPING LESSONS GARAGE SALE at OCSJ annual spring picnic As part of the Outdoor Club s annual spring picnic Kevin Drevik will be presenting several classes on outdoor camping and backpacking with handouts He will also be inviting other OCSJ folks to provide lessons and stories Also as part of this he invites all experienced folks with extra gear to bring it for our first annual camping equipment garage sale If you ve got extra stuff taking up space in your closet why not bring it and let someone new purchase it at a reduced cost and put it to use Kevin s planning on bringing an air mattress some cooking gear and other items Unlimited attendees 12 pm to 3 pm ANNUAL CLUB PICNIC Food and drink will be served starting at noon at the pavilion The picnic is totally free All members and prospective members are welcome Bring a chair Don t miss the favorite club event If you would like to bring a picnic food to share feel free to do so but email president ocsj org so we can plan the food properly EX CLUB CAP 15 00 ONE TIME SALE OF CLUB MERCHANDISE IN ADVANCE OF THE 50 TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CLUB IN 2017 Hats and wicking type shirts will be available for in person ordering at the CLUB PICNIC All items will be sold on a pre paid basis No credit cards This is seperate from the normal Club Store All items embroidered with Club Name and Logo Click files below for details including pricing WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO PLEASE BRING EXACT DOLLAR AMOUNT TO PICNIC CLUB MERCHANDISE FOR ORDER AT PICNIC ONLY FORM FOR ORDERING CLUB MERCHANDISE AT CLUB PICNIC Pickup location for merchandise bought at the club picnic The Print Shop and More has been kind enough to agree to handle free pick up of merchadise at their location A date will be posted on this website when items become available Note the Print Shop and More is not the provider of the merchadise only the location for pickup CLICK FOR DIRECTIONS TO PRINT SHOP AND MORE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR CLUB PICNIC ON APRIL 30 AT PAKIM POND Contact Joe Money chezjjm gmail com if you can help MAY 7 FIRST EVER LOVE YOUR PARK AT CHAMOUNIX 11 am 3 pm This is a Non OCSJ sponsored event at Chamounix in Fairmount Park They will be able to offer Committed volunteers a Love Your Park t shirt and other incentives for a few hours work You will

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  • South Jersey Club, Outdoor Club of South Jersey Presidents Message
    History Link List Bicycling Bike Schedule Coordinators Cue Sheets Ride Classes Biking Photos Bicycling Links Canoeing Canoeing Info Canoe Kayak Schedule Gages Maps More Canoe Photos Video Canoeing Links Camp Backpacking C B Schedules C B Photos C B Links Hiking Hike Info Hiking Schedule Meet Locations Pace Descriptions Hiking Links Hike Photos XC Skiing Skiing Info Ski Schedule New Skier Ski Photos Skiing Links Run Activities For Leaders March 3 2011 New FAQ Section Do you have Questions Take a look Highlighted Events Spring Schedule creation is starting now New calendar functions for Hiking and Camping Volunteer Opportunities The Club offers all members an opportunity to be a part of or to create their own outdoor experience or activity All activities are led by volunteer members NO volunteers NO activities It s that simple You can make a difference Your volunteer involvement in Club activities is unique and special contributions that play a valuable role in YOUR Club PLAN AND LEAD AN ACTIVITY BECOME ACTIVE ON THE BOARD HELP TO MAINTAIN THE TRAIL PLAN AND LEAD A LITTER CLEAN UP DAY HELP THE TRAIL COORDINATOR BUILD A FOOT BRIDGE WRITE YOUR LEGISLATORS A SIMPLE NOTE IN SUPPORT OF TRAILS

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  • South Jersey Club, Outdoor Club of South Jersey FAQ
    expiration date A month before your expiration date you will receive an email and or a postcard with a gentle reminder In case you have changed your email or address we will send you another reminder in the next month If you subscribe to the Trekker remember that you must be a paid member to receive the Trekker How do I contact the club You may email a leader or call regarding that leaders activity You can contact a section chair or board member in the same fashion Our contact information is on the website at ocsj org aboutus boardmembers html You may even mail the club a letter at the following address Outdoor Club of South Jersey PO Box 5040 Woodbury NJ 08096 0040 How do I find activities and events Our activities and events are listing on our website and in our Trekker brochure Some activities as listed as web only activities that appear at any time on the website Also cancellations or updates are listed on the website How do I start going on activities It s easy to start doing activities with OCSJ Look at the website for compatible activities and events Read the listing carefully to see if it s something you can do For more details you can contact the leader directly Some activities require special gear boots as described in that activity Be sure to wear the proper layered clothing and bring food and a beverage appropriate for the activity Special events may have certain requirements or fees to cover transportation lodging as required and advance registration How do I know if I can handle an Activity Try to pick an activity that you feel comfortable with especially in the beginning Don t try for the longest hike if you are not experienced If you are new to boating inform the leader before you go for suggestions and advice Some special events require some experience in that area as well How early should I show up for an Activity For most events you should be present and ready with gear to go at the designated location from 30 to 15 minutes before the event Its the practice of leaders to leave promptly at the scheduled start time If you are new to that event be there early You will need the time to sign in and most leaders have a welcome message for the group Some activities designate special meeting times or requirements Can I bring a guest The guest policy is the same as for new members trying out the club You may try one regular trip from each of our sections for free for the first time Thereafter we would like you to join to have access to the hundreds of trips and events every year Thereafter we would like a guest to join to be eligible for the hundreds of trips and events every year Can children and minors attend Depending upon the trip If some trips use the code

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  • South Jersey Club, Outdoor Club of South Jersey Articles
    have an idea of what to expect on the Outdoor Club of South Jersey OCSJ trips The Outdoor Club of South Jersey OCSJ volunteer leaders offer all these hikes and many more in more places on a regular basis throughout the year You can try one of these hike events as a guest of the club Thereafter we encourage you to join for a mere 20 yearly which provides you with hundreds of hikes a year Also as a member you can take part in a wide variety of other club events such as boating biking x c skiing camping backpacking and more Batsto has a great variety of marked trails that are suitable for the beginner or advanced hiker and explorer Whether it be an easy stroll through the historic village or venturing into the forest on one of their marked trails you will enjoy the beautiful scenery and the outdoors Dress appropriately for the weather and trail conditions Bring water and snacks or lunch depending upon the lenght of your hike Give yourself plenty of time for the hike and to return before dark Don t be surprised if you see boaters on the rivers fish jumping Beaver dens and maybe a glimpse of a deer in the distance For an easy stroll visit the Visitor Center Enjoy their muesum their shop and say hello to the folks inside From there stroll the historic villiage buildings and mansion On the way through the village passing the saw mill and beautiful Batsto Lake which is part of the Batsto River a very popular kayak and canoeing river From the back of the parking area marked trails fan out in several directions You can obtain a trail map from the office or from the outside display or study the trail map sign on display at the beginning of the hike The Red Trail is a modest 1 mile loop that takes you into the forest You ll have a variety of easy terrain and scenic views along the side of Batsto Lake This loop trail is well marked and has several foot bridges How many can you count on your way You are never far from the parking area and yet out in the forest of the Pine Barrens The Blue Trail option extends farther for a 1 8 mile loop From its start you can take the right side of the loop taking you into deeper into the forest and coming back along Batsto lake or vice versa You ll experience more variety and trail types along the way and see much more of the lake and scenic overlooks The trail is well marked The White Trail option is more adventureous and travels futher into the wooded sections for 4 mile loop We recommend proper footwear water and snacks or food on this one as you will be out awhile Don t forget to leave time to get back well before dark On any of these trails you ll

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  • South Jersey Club, Outdoor Club of South Jersey Trekker
    Classified Ads Minutes Board Members Policies and Forms Club History Leader History Link List Bicycling Bike Schedule Coordinators Cue Sheets Ride Classes Biking Photos Bicycling Links Canoeing Canoeing Info Canoe Kayak Schedule Gages Maps More Canoe Photos Video Canoeing Links Camp Backpacking C B Schedules C B Photos C B Links Hiking Hike Info Hiking Schedule Meet Locations Pace Descriptions Hiking Links Hike Photos XC Skiing Skiing Info Ski Schedule New Skier Ski Photos Skiing Links Run Activities For Leaders Adobe PDF Software Document Library Name Description Winter Trekker 2016 Winter Trekker 2016 Spring Trekker 2016 Spring Trekker 2016 Document Library Name Description Winter Trekker 2015 Winter Trekker 2015 SPRING TREKKER 2015 SPRING TREKKER 2015 Summer Trekker 2015 Summer Trekker 2015 Fall Trekker 2015 Fall Trekker 2015 Current Trekker Document Library Name Description Winter Trekker 2014 Winter Trekker 2014 Spring Trekker 2014 Spring Trekker 2014 Summer Trekker 2014 Summer Trekker 2014 Fall Trekker 2014 Fall Trekker 2014 NEXT TREKKER 2013 Trekkers Document Library Name Description Winter Trekker 2013 Winter Trekker 2013 Spring Trekker 2013 Spring Trekker 2013 Summer Trekker 2013 Summer Trekker 2013 Fall Trekker 2013 Fall Trekker 2013 2012 Trekkers Document Library Name Description Winter Trekker 2012 Winter Trekker 2012 Spring Trekker 2012 Spring Trekker 2012 Summer Trekker 2012 Summer Trekker 2012 Fall Trekker 2012 Fall Trekker 2012 2011 Trekkers Document Library Name Description Winter Trekker 2011 Winter Trekker 2011 Spring Trekker 2011 Spring Trekker 2011 Summer Trekker 2011 Summer Trekker 2011 Fall Trekker 2011 Fall Trekker 2011 2010 Trekkers Document Library Name Description Winter Trekker 2010 Winter Trekker 2010 Spring Trekker 2010 Spring Trekker 2010 Summer Trekker 2010 Summer Trekker 2010 Fall Trekker 2010 Fall Trekker 2010 2008 2009 Trekkers Document Library Name Description Winter Trekker 2008 Winter Trekker 2008 Spring Trekker 2008 Spring Trekker 2008 Summer Trekker

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  • South Jersey Club, Outdoor Club of South Jersey Non-Sponsored
    Welcome to New Members Meetings Classified Ads Minutes Board Members Policies and Forms Club History Leader History Link List Bicycling Bike Schedule Coordinators Cue Sheets Ride Classes Biking Photos Bicycling Links Canoeing Canoeing Info Canoe Kayak Schedule Gages Maps More Canoe Photos Video Canoeing Links Camp Backpacking C B Schedules C B Photos C B Links Hiking Hike Info Hiking Schedule Meet Locations Pace Descriptions Hiking Links Hike Photos XC Skiing Skiing Info Ski Schedule New Skier Ski Photos Skiing Links Run Activities For Leaders WILDERNESS VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Dennis McKane present Chair X C Skiing Snowshoeing and Charlie Phy past Backpacking Chair from the 80 s both longtime members and leaders for the OCSJ are now Leaders for Wilderness Volunteers WV out of Flagstaff Arizona They both started volunteering together with WV in 2007 and became Leaders in 2011 Wilderness Volunteers is a 501 3 nonprofit organization created in 1997 to organize and promote volunteer service to America s wild lands They work with public land agencies including the National Park Service the Forest Service the Bureau of Land Management and the US Fish and Wildlife Service in the lower 48 Alaska and Hawaii WV season typically runs from March

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  • South Jersey Club, Outdoor Club of South Jersey Whoweare
    activities The Club is committed to the wise use preservation and respect for the outdoors and its natural beauty The Club is made up of people of all ages who are involved with the outdoors All activities are led by volunteer members The Club offers all members an opportunity to be a part of or to create their own outdoor experience or activity Email Address for EZ Renewal Reminder When only using this Website for club information you are notified using your Email address prior to your expiration date Please send your current or changed Email address to Treasurer ocsj org Articles Page Check out the Articles Page Who does all this The club is made up of volunteers just like you People become members then get more active become leaders section leaders and board members Everyone is a volunteer and a paying member Leaders create trips and list them in their sections such as Hiking or X C skiiing We list these on the website and in our Trekker brochure which is published quarterly Membership Fee The membership fee is 20 per year 25 Family per year See our Membership Page OCSJ Member Forum Check out our Member Forum You can read the topics without registering Register to reply and create new topics www ocsj org forum1 What we do The club provides hundreds of trips on a quarterly basis We have several outings categories and special trips In addition we have special trips like our Bus Trip to Washington DC Our sections include Hiking Biking X C Skiiing Boating Camping Backpacking Paper Trekker Link 20 of the OCSJ membership receive the Printed Club newsletter Trekker by regular mail instead of using the Website You must be a paid member and with the additional fee for the Printed Mailed

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  • South Jersey Club, Outdoor Club of South Jersey Membership
    USD TWO year Individual 40 00 USD TWO year Family 50 00 USD option Or Mail Payment and Membership Form To become a member please open the membership form Below print and fill out our membership form and send it along with payment to Outdoor Club of South Jersey PO Box 5040 Woodbury NJ 08096 0040 Or Pay Using Bank Auto Bill Pay If you are renewing your membership with no changes use your bank s automatic Bill Pay Put in the OCSJ membership amount as a recurring annual payment and your renewal date The bank will mail the check to the OCSJ Outdoor Club of South Jersey PO Box 5040 Woodbury NJ 08096 0040 Some banks do require a phone number just use your number OCSJ Treasurer CLICK HERE FOR MEMBERSHIP FORM Individual 1 Year 20 2 Years 40 Family 1 Year 25 2 Years 50 PARTICIPATION NOTICE The Outdoor Club its officers and leaders shall not be liable for any injuries illness loss or damage to any person or property as a result of participation in any Club outing Each participant assumes all risk and liability connected therewith All persons MEMBERS ALIKE are to sign with the leader at each activity Payment Methods The 3 payment methods are shown on this page They are Use the PayPal Or Use the Post Office to mail your membership form and check to the club Or Use your banks Pay Bill Feature How to Become a Member We offer single memberships and family memberships The family membership applies to all at the same residence We list our trips on this website and have an optional quarterly printed and mailed brochure of our listings called the Trekker for an additional 5 a year Email Address for EZ Renewal Reminder When only using

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