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
There appears presently to be a glitch with meetup. The January 27 th Batona Hike at Franklin Parker is missing from the list view on Hiking meetup. It does appear if you use the calendar view.
Also note-If more than 2 events are scheduled on the same day in calendar view only 2 will appear-hit the red "more" for that date to bring up the other events
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
RESULTS FOR 2020 PADDLE MILEAGE CLUB
Let us give the kayakers who turned in their miles this year a big shout out.
Everyone received a sticker this year because of COVID who turn in their miles.
We will be going back in 2021 to our regular miles count 300 400 and 500.
Make sure you go the club page and print out the Paddling Mileage log
On the sheet there is a space to write the Condition of the river and the level of the water. This will be extremely helpful for returning trips.
We had one new kayaker turn in their miles this year. John Dolph doing 168 miles.
Our top paddler for 2020 was Charles Keys (totally with the club)
2020 4 Year Total
Charles Keys 885 1540
Ian Blundell 513 2882.
Linda Yeager 409.5 2006.5
Ericka Blank 305 1953.85
John Yeager 305.5 14471.05
Contact Ericka (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your total.
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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