Established in 1967 the Outdoor Club of South Jersey is a not for profit organization dedicated to promoting hiking, bicycling, kayaking/canoeing, xc skiing ,
backpacking, camping and trail maintenance for fun, fitness and friendship.
These outdoor activities are all found on the respective Meetup calendars and are lead by volunteer members of the club.
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 before joining. Thereafter they must join to be eligible for the hundreds of activities and events available every year.
OCSJ welcomes new members of all ages and abilities to join at any time of the year. Go to the club membership page to find out how to join us and participate in all of the fun. Join us
HISTORIC CAPE MAY WEEKEND
Friday to Sunday JUNE 18, 19 and 20, 2021
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.
April 10-13 Hike the Appalachian Trail in Virginia
Click for details: Hike the Appalachian Trail in Virginia | Meetup
Click for details: Beginner’s Hike on Appalachian Trail in Pennsylvania | Meetup
Jun 12-14Hike the Appalachian Trail in Vermont and New Hampshire.
Click for details: Hike the Appalachian Trail in Vermont and New Hampshire | Meetup
A PLAN FOR THE NJ STATE LONG TRAIL
A Hiking Trail from High Point to Cape May Point
The NJ State Long Trail is a 383 mile long hiking trail and greenway that will extend from the northern end of the state (High Point, the highest point in New Jersey) to the southern end (Cape May Point, at sea level).LINK FOR MORE INFORMATION
PADDLER'S MILEAGE CLUB
Any canoe/kayak trip counts with any group or individual.
The miles are sent in the first week of January but the last trip is December 31 of previous year. The paddlers who do not make 300,400 or 500 miles, but turn in miles will get honorable mention on the website.
Cold Weather Paddling Policy (9/10/2015)
Paddling in cold weather Policy as approved by board will be: During months of November
thru March paddlers must wear wet or dry suits subject to approval of leaders.
All participants must read & sign
the OCSJ Activity Sign-in Sheet and Waiver
See example below
Meetup Eligibility- OCSJ Dues paid Members only
*No additional fee*
Note: You must join each meetup group separately
Click Links Below to Join and View
AT THE PRESENT TIME PAID MEMBERS ARE GIVEN PREFERENCE FOR ATTENDING EVENTS
OCSJ Non-member participation Policy
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.
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 must always be an OCSJ member.
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