Pymatuning Week-End Camp Out

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Pymatuning State Park

2660 Williamsfield Road · Jamestown, PA

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BASE CAMP WILL BE AT SITE J222 in the Jamestown Campground.

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Details

Kayak and base-camp the 17-mile Pymatuning Reservoir at Jamestown Campground.

Attendees CAMPING EQUIPMENT:
Reserve your campsite at Jamestown campground soon. Campsite - J222 & J223 are reserved to give waterfront access to the lake.

https://pennsylvaniastateparks.reserveamerica.com/camping/pymatuning-state-park/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=PA&parkId=880226

Campers must provide their own camping equipment and food for two days. Weather will not be a limiting factor so plan accordingly.

Please bring a dish to share for the Friday Night potluck

REQUIRED KAYAK EQUIPMENT:
Must have a 14 ft. or longer touring kayak. The pace of paddling is intended to build endurance, proficiency and group cohesiveness.

PFD'S MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES ON THE WATER.

BOAT LIGHTS AND A LIGHT ATTACHED TO YOUR BODY MUST BE ACTIVATED UPON SUNSET WHEN PADDLING AT NIGHT.

Event Schedule:
Friday :
3:00 pm check-in to your campsite
5:30 pm Potluck Gathering
8:00 pm Sunset Paddle (boats need to be lit)

Saturday
9:00 am 15-17 mile paddle w/ location to be determined
Endurance building, safety skills and rolling
4:00 pm Rolling & Safety skills practice
7:00 pm Safety Scenario Practices on the water

Sunday
5:00 am Sunrise Paddle (lights needed)
10:00 am Pack your boat to try-out a "loaded boat" and set out
for a destination of your choice.
3:00 pm Campsites need to be vacated

Detailed food divisions for FRIDAY NIGHT POTLUCK will be set once group is determined. A list will be sent out via "Message" on Meetup.

GROUP SIZE:
Event is limited to 12 people.