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This meetup page is used to list trips for the Outdoor Club of South Jersey (OCSJ). Trips are open to all OCSJ members, and guests that would like to try out our club.

Main Club website:
www.ocsj.org (http://www.ocsj.org/)

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Membership (paypal) page:
membership page (http://ocsj.org/membership.html)

You do not need to RSVP to take part in these trips.

OCSJ is a member club. For $20 yearly, you have access to hundreds of trips and events at no extra charge (except costs for special events). This includes canoe trips, bicycling and cross country skiing as well as hiking, backpacking and camping.

We are able to accept payment made on-line with Paypal. You don't need a Paypal account to use a credit card with pay-pal.

To take advantage of family membership discounts and see other membership options, go to the membership page (http://ocsj.org/membership.html).

If you have already paid your dues to the Outdoor Club, either via the membership page (http://ocsj.org/membership.html) or via Paypal here or on the other Outdoor Club Meetup groups, Thank you.

Upcoming events (5+)



Hike to Shane Branch. 6-7 miles moderate pace. We'll hike on sand roads and trails to a pretty pond and some scenic bogs. Hope to see Laurel and Lady Slippers in bloom. Bring lunch, beverage and repellent. Meet at the bridge before the lost town of Friendship, on Carranza Rd. SE of Tabernacle. Leaders, Pat Burton,[masked], email, [masked]. Chris Denneler,[masked], email [masked]. Check Meetup for changes or cancellations.

Blueberry Hill

parking lot next to old Paint Works in Gibbsboro

Four mile moderately paced hike through the woods with mostly paved paths. Elevation of a few hundred feet at one point, with a view of Philadelphia at the top, weather permitting. Steady rain will cancel. Meet at the parking lot between the Chop House and CVS close to 561. [masked]

Friday Nite Fitness Hike

Brendan Byrne State Forest Campgrounds

Brisk Pace, 8-10 miles. The ongoing, every Friday night, all year 'round, Friday nite fitness hike, where we try to work up a sweat exploring the sand roads and trails of Brendan Byrne State Forest. Be prepared to walk at an average of 3.5 mph, with few breaks. Bring water and wear well broken in boots, sneakers, or shoes (sneakers are adequate for dry conditions). Socks are also important foot gear; synthetics and wool being better at preventing blisters (avoid cotton socks). Leaders:Bob Hodges, RLHHLR @ aol.com

Barnegat Branch Trail to Berkeley Island Park

Ocean County Utilities Authority

This hike begins on Barnegat Trail at Hickory Lane and E. Railroad Avenue in Bayville,NJ.We will hike to William Dudley Park to see the Trestle and then on to Berkeley Island Park,which offers great views of Barnegat Bay,for lunch.This will be a moderate hike of 11-12 miles, which includes walking on pavement.Bring water, lunch and snacks.There is a port-a-potty on the trail and heated,clean,new bathrooms on Berkeley Island.Al DiCianni[masked] e-mail [masked]

Past events (3,187)

Cooper River Park - 3.7 miles @ 3+mph

Cooper River Yacht Club

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