Outdoor Club of South Jersey

 Because of Governor Murphy's easing restrictions statewide, the OCSJ board of trustee has voted to resume activities with some limitations. Please check the Meet Up schedules for dates and times of activities and for more individual activity instructions.*

*NOTE- PRIORITY  ON  PARTICIPATION  WILL BE  GIVEN  TO  PAID   MEMBERS AT  THIS  TIME. 

We will extend  the  membership by  three  months  to all who  have paid  or  will pay  their  membership  in 2020


The Cherry Hill Library is presently closed. All Club meetings are being held  remotely


ALL NEW JERSEY STATE PARKS AND FORESTS ARE OPEN SOME RESTROOMS ARE OPEN . PAVILIONS, AND VISITOR CENTERS WILL REMAIN CLOSED.SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE ENFORCED. FACE MASK USE ENCOURAGED. PARKING LOTS WILL HAVE  50% LIMIT

EACH COUNTY  WILL DECIDE IF THEY WILL REOPEN THEIR PARKS

Municipal  Parks  status is  determined  by  local  Governments. 

February 6 first Covid -19 Death in US reported in Santa Clara ,California

COVID -19 DASHBOARD

NEW JERSEY  PARKS INFORMATION

CDC  INFORMATION ON COVID -19

NJ COVID-19 Public Call Center

for General COVID-19 questions call 1-888-222-1222

or 1-800-962-1253 if in NJ but using an out of state cell phone


             WELCOME!

  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 and camping 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

                                     

HIKING SCHEDULE

BIKING SCHEDULE

CANOE/KAYAK SCHEDULE

X/C SKI SCHEDULE

July 26-August 1 Vermont Backroads Walking Trip(3rd. annual)

We will walk approximately 4-7 miles each morning along lightly travelled dirt roads in Vermont. On some days we will explore Vermont's historic sites and towns. Expect mountain scenery, picturesque villages, and rural landscapes. The afternoons are ...

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Jan 24 - Jan 29 2021 Stowe Cross Country Ski Trip.We will stay at the Commodores Inn, in Stowe Vt.  The trip is from Sunday thru Friday.  Breakfast is included.  Lunch and dinner are the responsibility of the participants.   Everyone can RSVP to Meetup and then make their reservations and credit card payments directly with the INN.More information will be available in the fall.  New Leader is Fran Horn, Phone: 856-786-0048, Email franhorn@aol.com


North Conway, NH. – Jan. 29-Feb,5   7 days in the White Mountains staying in 3 or 4 spacious condos at Stonehurst Manor (stonehurstvacationrentals.com).  $375 per person, double occupancy. Includes 7 breakfasts and 5 communally cooked dinners.  $100 deposit reserves a place. All payments are non-refundable without finding a replacement. 18 people max, unless there are enough people for us to rent a 4th condo.  5 groomed ski venues plus numerous trails for snowshoeing or hiking.  Contact Barbara Brandt (bbrandt46@gmail.com


JOIN MEETUP

Meetup Eligibility- OCSJ Dues paid Members only 
(nonmembers can come on 1 activity as guests)

*No additional fee*

Note:  You must join each meetup group separately

Click Links Below to Join and View

* Hiking Events List Link

* Biking Events List Link

*Kayak Events List Link



March 2020 Newsletter 

    February 2020 Newsletter       

    January 2020  Newsletter

       

                            

                                             

ACTIVITIES

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PRINTED TREKKER

You can print the whole or any page of the Printed TREKKER by clicking the link below


 OCSJ_Trekker Winter 2020.pdf

OCSJ_Trekker Spring 2020.pdf

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. 



All participants  must read & sign  the OCSJ Activity  Sign-in  Sheet and Waiver 

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