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 dues paid member organization. Membership funds pay for insurance and other Club overhead.
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.
OCTOBER 15 DEADLINE HAS ARRIVED
All OCSJ Meetup members MUST be dues paying OCSJ members. People will not be approved for Meetup until they pay the membership fee or are already paid OCSJ
If you had your meetup membership removed , remember you can always reapply after making a dues payment. The fastest way is by charge. Checks are delayed ,especially now, with the postal slowdowns.
Payments by check wont be approved until check recorded.
Just hit "join us" for details.
Discontinue using printed material with Old Club addresses.
Our new mailing address is
Outdoor Club of South Jersey
PO Box 74 Oceanville, NJ 08231
The 2022 photo contest has begun.
We are looking for your best pictures of club events.
Winning photos will be reproduced on canvas as well as appearing in our OCSJ monthly newsletter.
Any club photo taken at one of our events, between September 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021, is eligible. Click below for all details
2ND Annual OCSJ Fall Social
November 20, 2021
Riverton Country Club 1416 Highland Ave, Cinnaminson
Come join us for 2nd ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL at the private Riverton Country Club from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. OCSJ members can bring a guest. We will be having a great buffet with desserts. DJ ,Music and dancing following dinner. Cost is 46.00 per person. Cash bar will be available. Make checks payable to OCSJ. Mail payments to John Kerney 203 Reading ave Oaklyn Nj 08107. RSVP early we are limited to 160 people. Questions text or call John Kerney 609-706-7264
Current paid membership is required for all OCSJ events
OCSJ Non-member participation Policy
OCSJ is a member organization that requires dues. Membership funds pay for insurance and other Club overhead.
Members of OCSJ may bring a guest on 1 of every type of activity. This includes day trips charging money.
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.
Participants on overnight trips must always be an OCSJ member.
GUIDE FOR CYCLISTS
Rules of the Road
Bike riding can be a lot of fun - feeling the breeze in your face (at many miles an hour - we won't say how many since we are talking rules here…..), exploring new paths or finding somewhere peaceful to have a snack and take in the beauty of the world.
But there are rules we need to follow when on our bikes, remember - On a bike, you are a vehicle, subject to the laws for vehicles. Let's get down to business with the boring legal laws.
Click for more : Guide for Cyclists 2.pdf
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.
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
All participants must read & sign
the OCSJ Activity Sign-in Sheet and Waiver
See example below
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