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JUNE 9,10,11 CAPE MAY WEEKEND
Friday to Sunday. You are invited to join us at the Chalfonte Hotel B&B in Cape May. Activities available include biking, hiking, nature walks, bird watching and much, much more. Leaders: Jim Bodnar at 609-654-1507, e-mail: JRBodnar@verizon.net or Fran Horn at 856-786-0048, e-mail: FranHorn@aol.com

PADDLER'S  MILEAGE  CLUB

The Paddlers'  Mileage  Club is new  for this  year.

Any canoe/kayak trip  counts with any group or individual.

The miles are sent in the first week of January 2018. but the last trip is December 31,2017

The paddlers who  do not make 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

The official log sheets can  be  found on  the OCSJ  website   listed under canoeing

http://ocsj.org/images/OCSJ_MILEAGE_LOG.pdf>

 

The Outdoor Club of South Jersey is transitioning to Wild Apricot for our Membership Management
Please login to ocsj.wildapricot.org to join or see your current information
Six  Essentials to Spring Hiking
Always check with your doctor or pharmacist first 

  1. Keep your cool: Quick fix for heat exhaustion: make an electrolyte solution of 1 tsp.#* salt to 1 tbsp.#* sugar # dissolved in a liter of water, drink slowly.
  2.  Stay hydrated: Always carry plenty of water and to stop often and drink fluids—even if you don’t feel thirsty.
  3. Watch for ticks: Wear long pants and long sleeves and use a tick repellent for clothing and skin. Always do a spot check after hiking!
  4. Limit sun exposure: Safeguard skin and eyes with sunscreen, sunglasses and protective clothing. Treat sunburn with aloe vera gel.
  5. Blast those blisters: Carry moleskin, adhesive bandages, or gauze and tape. Cut a circle of moleskin and remove the center to relieve pressure on the blister.
  6. Tell bugs to bug off: Use a topical hydrocortisone 1% cream (or a cool mud paste) for insect bites and stings.* Ibuprofen or acetaminophen will help reduce swelling. *     #  unless  restricted                *If Doctor allows
NEW POLICY ON JOINT  ACTIVITIES

      There is  now  an  updated official   policy on  joint  activities.  This  policy  is  based on input  from  our insurance  company and  liability  concerns.
      Joint trips  will only  be  permitted if the  other   entity  has   liability  insurance . Proof  of  the  coverage   must be obtained  by the  OCSJ  leader.
      Overnight activities, which charge money,  require all  participants to be OCSJ  members.
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       Our  Insurance  agent  has  stated all  OCSJ members and  members of the other  organization involved in the joint activity  must sign  our Sign In &   Waiver  form. 
        If other   group has a similar  form and  requests   OCSJ  members  sign  , OCSJ  members  should follow their policy.
        The  guest policy  will still allow a non-member to come on  1 activity before  membership is required..
  
  
  
     


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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