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5th Annual Rainer's Excellent Camping Adventure

Let’s Go Camping!
5th Annual “Rainer’s Excellent Camping Adventure”

Join South Florida National Parks Trust Board Member Rainer Schael for a family camping weekend in Everglades National Park. All proceeds support the park’s CAMP program – a ranger-led program that introduces South Florida families to camping and the Everglades.

If you're an experienced camper, or just starting out, this is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the park in all it's splendor. Plus, you support excellent programs and an excellent organization.


5th Annual Rainer's Excellent Camping Adventure

Brought to you by For the benefit of With support of:
Ranier Schael South Florida Parks Trust The Paddle House and
RS Environmental Consulting Miami Kayak Club

What: Family CAMP Weekend
When: Saturday & Sunday February 9-10
Where: Everglades National Park (Flamingo)
Tickets: $40 pp/ $20 (kids < 18) Register by making the appropriate donation at

What’s Included:

  • Park Admission
  • Campsite
  • Ranger programs
  • Dinner on Saturday night (Shrimp boil, burgers, dogs & more!)
  • Sunday Breakfast

Campout Activities:

  • Regularly scheduled ranger guided hikes
  • Canoe & Kayak Trip (Back Country Special)
    Led by Terry Helmers with assistance from Esther Luft, Charlie Arazoza and Mark Lewis
  • Canoe & boat trips are also available in the park

Details and Reservations

Call[masked] or e-mail [masked]

Schedule of Events

  • Saturday AM: Boardwalk Hike @ Anhinga (Time TBA)
  • Saturday Noon: Check-in @ Flamingo
  • Saturday mid-day backcountry paddle from Noble Hammock
  • Saturday PM: Nature Walk
  • CAMP Dinner
  • Ranger Campfire Program[masked] or
  • Sunday AM: Camp Breakfast [masked]

What to Bring:

Camping gear, cameras, bicycles, bug spray, food for lunch on Saturday (or you may purchase lunch at the park), beverages, change of clothes and shoes and an appetite for for adventure

About the Fundraiser:

Proceeds from Rainer’s Excellent Camping Adventure will be donated to the South Florida National Parks Trust ( to benefit the Camping Adventure with My Parents (CAMP) program in Everglades National Park, a ranger-guided program that introduces South Florida families to camping in a national park.

For more information on the South Florida National Parks Trust, visit

*** Donations to the South Florida National Parks Trust are Tax Deductible ***

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry I'm missing it. Obligated myself just before I saw this event. See you again soon, E :).

    February 9, 2013

  • Elena del M.

    going alone

    February 9, 2013

  • Valerie

    Sounds like fun. I'm attending a global warming training session all day Saturday or would have gone.

    February 7, 2013

  • Beatriz C.

    Hi Esther, my sister, brother in law, and I would like to go this weekend; i tried calling you today but your voicemail is full. please call me when you can.

    February 6, 2013

  • Liz

    Robert do you have a ride yet?

    February 6, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hello! This trip sounds so exciting! So I currently have relocated to homestead and have no car. Is there any way that I can arrange to carpool with somebody and help out with gas? I suppose I could bike down.....

    Thanks and I look forward!!


    January 31, 2013

  • Valerie

    I wish I could join you but, already have commitment that weekend. I hope you'll be doing it again.

    January 30, 2013

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