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MAY  4 , 2019 OCSJ  ANNUAL  PICNIC AT PAKIM  POND
This year our Picnic  will be  held at Pakim Pond on May 4,2019.Volunteers are always  needed. Please contact Kevin Carlin at 856-832-7764 or  birdstoseekc@gmail.com
MAY 18 SPRING APRES  SKI PARTY
Location: 52 Sunset Dr., Mt. Holly, NJ Time  2:00 pm.
Contact Sue: rishirani@msn.com to RSVP and what to bring serving size for 8 to 10 people. Bring appetizer, entrée, side dish or dessert. BYOB
  Inviting all interested in skiing or snowshoeing or learning about cross country skiing. Trip leaders will be Presenting the planned trip for 2020. Bring check book to save your spot.
Thanks Sue

HISTORIC CAPE MAY WEEKEND

Friday to Sunday  JUNE 14,15 , and 16 -2019

To start the summer session, you are cordially invited to join us for our annual Cape May outing.  Our headquarters, as in years past, will be THE CHALFONTE HOTEL, 301 Howard Street, Cape May, New Jersey, (1-800-678-8946) Check in any time after 3:00 PM on Friday; check out by midday on Sunday.

This is a perfect outing for all club members.  In addition to our popular 15-50 mile bike rides, there are also other activities available.  These include shopping on the mall, historic walking tours (guided or on you own), nature hikes, bird watching, local theater, or just sit and rock on the porch.  You can also visit the Cape may Zoo or  take a ferryboat ride to Lewes, Delaware, a quaint place to spend some time.  Many of us attend a play on Friday after dinner.

Our weekend starts with a Friday night Welcome Buffet (a time to plan what you want to do).  Breakfast is provided on both Saturday and Sunday. 

  On Saturday evening, there is a party on the porch with Hors D’oeuvres and drinks and then a limited menu      dinner in the dining room followed by desert.

ALL PARTICIPANTS  IN THIS OVERNIGHT EVENT  MUST BE OCSJ  MEMBERS



AUGUST 11-16 VERMONT  BACKROAD WALKING TRIP 
We will walk approximately 4-6 miles each morning along lightly travelled dirt roads in Vermont. Expect mountain
 scenery, picturesque villages, and rural landscapes. The afternoons are free to visit sights in the area or relax.
 We stay at the Colonial House Inn in Weston, Vermont. Rooms are modest but the common area is quaint. Meals are excellent. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS
CHECK   OUT THE  CLASSIFIED  SECTION .

FREE.    COLEMAN 1998 POP UP TRAILER. SANTA FEE MODEL.  WIDTH 87 IN. LENGHT WITH HITCH 177 IN.     Sleeps. 6. has a queen pull out and a full pull out. the inside table lowers to sleep 2 small people.    

The refrigerator works on the propane and electric.  The lights also work on electric.  The  stove can be moved to outside for cooking.   We actually camped in it 2 times last year but the the sleeper pullouts have holes and you must tarp the trailer .   Also it is old so lots of stuff like the door and awning work but are old.   Very handy man special.  but the stove,  refrigerator  and propane tank are all in working order.   Tires are 10 yrs old.  If interested.  call pat Burton. 609 472 8128.  camperpat123@aol.com

Grand (1000) and 500+ Mile Hiking Clubs.  Consider joining one of our mile clubs - and walk, hike, jog, run, treadmill your way to a 2019 mile goal.  Grand Mile Club goal is 1000 miles - counting any outing of 2 or more consecutive miles. 500+ Mile Club goal is 500 plus miles - counting any outing of 1 or more consecutive miles.  Sign up, get details, and report your monthly miles by the 5th of the month.  For the Grand Mile Club - Jon Peterson- contactat.jonpeterson66@gmail.com  For the 500+ Mile Club - contact Valerie Danzey  vdanzey1@verizon.net.

2019 PADDLER'S MILEAGE  CLUBS

JOIN THE 300, 400 & 500 MILE PADDLERS’ CLUBS Any kayak trip counts with any group or individual. The miles are sent in first week of January 2020, but the last trip is December 31 2019. The people who do not make the 300, 400 or 500 miles, but turn in miles will get honorable mention on the website. For details contact Ericka Blank powerofpink58@verizon.net or text 856-364-6029.

                            HIKING  PROJECT
Free app  for  hikers. Know  where you are at all times-even when off line. Find trails -add trails.




Current paid members of OCSJ have access to our Ride with GPS Club Account with PREMIUM navigation features at no extra cost. The club account is used for cycling, hiking, kayaking/canoeing and XC skiing. With it, the user either uses existing trips or adds new trips either with the GPS tracking or manual input.  It can be used with any mobile device or a GPS device.  Check out the Club Account Member Benefits Page for more information and tutorials on how to use the site and app.  Please email Neil Kornhauser nkornhauser@gmail.com if you have any questions, or for the link to join our Club Account. You must be a current paid OCSJ member in order to receive the link.


NOTE: It is  suggested that  participants   have  leader's  cell phone  number. either  in their phone or in their  possion in their  phone. This  can help if last  minute  changes  occur  or  if  seperate  from the  group for any reason.

NON-OCSJ  EVENT WATER TRAIL MARKERS MAINTENANCE

There is a Park Service volunteer who is looking for another kayaker to help him maintain the mileage markers on the Pine Barrens Rivers in Bass River and Wharton.  He is one of the folks that did them originally. It could be a different helper each day and he anticipates needing help for 8 days or so.

Cynthia L. Coritz Superintendent of Bass River State Forest ,Barnegat Lighthouse State Park

762 Stage Road Tuckerton NJ 08087

Tel. 609.296.1114Fax 609.296.5456 Cynthia.Coritz@dep.nj.gov

OCSJ Non-member participation Policy

 

 

1.  OCSJ is a member organization. Membership funds pay for insurance and other Club overhead. However, prospective members and guests of OCSJ members may try one regular activity from each of our activity sections without joining.  Thereafter they must join to be eligible for the hundreds of activities and events available every year.

 

2. Participants on trips which charge money must be members of OCSJ, except where the trip is a joint trip with another club and the participant is a member of that club.  Members of OCSJ may bring guests on a day trip charging money.  Participants on overnight trips charging money must always be an OCSJ member.

 

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