What we're about

Weekend Camping trips! Hiking, Skiing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Snowshoeing, Fitness, Travels and Social events. Biking, Rock climbing, Backpacking, Boating, Mountaineering, Canyoneering, Caving, Orienteering, Theorizing, and Philosophizing. Parties, Road trips and other things of group interest. Exploring New Places! Learning New Skills! Meet Other Outdoor Enthusiasts and new friends! Join us as we discover and enjoy the great beauty that the Northwest has to offer. The Portland Outdoor Adventurers Club is for adults that love the great outdoors and all the things that you can do out there. The Club is a social outdoor club. Check the calendar for events and meetings! Meetings are a social event to get to know fellow members and informally discuss potential activities. Don't see an event you want? - contact Joanne the organizer. We always looking for Assistants to set up and lead new events. Minimum time commitment - just for your event. No cost other than the event cost which attendees will share.

IMPORTANT: All members must read and accept the RELEASE OF LIABILITY/ASSUMPTION OF RISK/ AND INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT (https://www.meetup.com/Portland-Outdoor-Adventurers-Club/pages/1191802/Liability_Waiver-Assume_Risk-Indemnify-_Club_Rules/) (click on: ). You must make sure that your profile says "yes" to the questions whether you have read the liability agreement and agreed to it, and whether or not you have read and agreed to the RSVP policy (https://www.meetup.com/Portland-Outdoor-Adventurers-Club/pages/1141709/RSVP_Policy/). This needs to be in your profile before you sign up for any events.

Need to fix your profile to reflect this? AFTER you have joined the POAC Meetup group: Log in to Meetup.com and go to the member page for our POAC Meetup. Look up yourself in the membership for POAC and click on your name to view your profile. Click on the blue link near the top of your profile that says "view full profile". When the new view of your profile loads you should see near the top, just below your name, blue links with these options: "edit profile" "email settings" "leave group". Click on "edit profile" to change the information you listed including your response to the questions about reading our release of liability agreement and about agreeing to abide by our RSVP policy. (FYI You can also edit your email settings or leave our group but we certainly hope you will stay!)

Need to change, add or fix your profile picture? Follow the instructions above for fixing your profile until you get to to the "edit profile" step. While in edit mode you will see a link under your current photo allowing you to change it to a different photo.

Upcoming events (5+)

COVID - Canceled :Bank of America Free Japanese Garden Day! (1st Saturday)

Note: Meetup now requires me to list an event host or I can't publish an event. Being listed as the host does not mean I am attending. If I am going to attend I will RSVP that I am going and will give more specific information as to when and where to meet. In absence of a host please plan to communicate with others who sign up and organize yourselves as to when and where to meet to share this unique Portland Adventure. Bank of America's Museums on Us® One Free Regular Admission every first full weekend of every month in 2018 for Bank of America & Merrill Lynch Cardholder. Participating Portland Oregon Locations are: Portland Art Museum (http://portlandartmuseum.org/) Portland Children's Museum (http://www.portlandcm.org/) Portland Japanese Garden (http://japanesegarden.com/) To qualify, simply present your active Bank of America® or Merrill Lynch® credit or debit card along with a photo ID to gain one free general admission to any participating institution. Cardholders only; guests are not eligible for free admission. Excludes special exhibitions, ticketed shows and fundraising events. With qualifying identification, customers can enjoy one free general admission on the first full weekend of every month. Museum hours and participation varies. Sign up for monthly emails or text-message reminders. (Entrance to special exhibits may be excluded.) [You are welcome to come even if you are not a Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Card Holder - but you will have to pay for your admission. Please notify me if you know of any other free admission programs so I can add that information here.] How to meetup for the museum - this event will require some effort on your part to organize yourself and others from the meetup group. Please follow these steps: • RSVP that you are interested in going. Please only RSVP if you are actually planning to go. If you are just thinking about it, DO NOT RSVP. Information that you may or may not show up is worthless. • Add a comment in the comment section on the event page giving your suggested time of arriving and a suggested meeting place. If you are going to be waiting in a place where there are a lot of people, like on the stairs in front of the museum, try to give some detail that will identify you, like you will be wearing a red hat, something unique. • Check the meetup page regularly to see if other people have also indicated they want to go and make an effort to contact these other people. •Use the links on Meetup to message other interested people an organize a time and place to meet. Share your cell phone number in a private message. EXCHANGING CELL PHONE NUMBERS IS THE BEST WAY TO INSURE THAT YOU FIND EACH OTHER AT THIS EVENT. Thank you to Portland Legal Services for sponsoring this Meetup Group so we can offer you a meetup that is free to join! https://www.portlandlegalservices.com/

COVID update - Canceled :Bank of America Free Museum Day! (1st Saturday)

Bank of America's Museums on Us® One Free Regular Admission every first full weekend of every month in 2019 for Bank of America & Merrill Lynch Cardholder. To qualify, simply present your active Bank of America® or Merrill Lynch® credit or debit card along with a photo ID to gain one free general admission to any participating institution. Cardholders only; guests are not eligible for free admission. Excludes special exhibitions, ticketed shows and fundraising events. [You are welcome to come even if you are not a Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Card Holder - but you will have to pay for your admission. Please notify me if you know of any other free admission programs so I can add that information here.] CURRENT EXHIBITS: CCNA: Akunnittinni: A Kinngait Family Portrait Jun 22, 2019 – Jan 5, 2020 Color Line: Black Excellence on the World Stage Jun 15, 2019 – Feb 16, 2020 APEX: Laura Fritz Aug 24, 2019 – Feb 23, 2020 Toughened to Wind and Sun Women Photographing the Landscape Aug 10, 2019 – Mar 8, 2020 Italian Excellence Illustrations for Gianni Rodari Sep 7, 2019 – Nov 10, 2019 Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal… Oct 12, 2019 – Jan 12, 2020 Being Present Revisiting, Somewhat Unfaithfully, Portland’s Most Experimental Art Experiment, PCVA Nov 16, 2019 – Jun 14, 2020 The Art of Reading American Publishing Posters of the 1890s Nov 16, 2019 – Jun 21, 2020 UPCOMING FUTURE EXHIBITS: Volcano! Mount St. Helens in Art Feb 8, 2020 – May 24, 2020 Art and Race Matters The Career of Robert Colescott Feb 15, 2020 – May 17, 2020 Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism Jun 13, 2020 – Sep 27, 2020 For a complete list of exhibits on the day you plan to visit - check the museum website's current exhibit page: https://portlandartmuseum.org/exhibitions/current/ How to meetup for the museum - this event will require some effort on your part to organize yourself and others from the meetup group. Please follow these steps: • RSVP that you are interested in going. Please only RSVP if you are actually planning to go. If you are just thinking about it, DO NOT RSVP. Information that you may or may not show up is worthless. • Add a comment in the comment section on the event page giving your suggested time of arriving and a suggested meeting place. If you are going to be waiting in a place where there are a lot of people, like on the stairs in front of the museum, try to give some detail that will identify you, like you will be wearing a red hat, something unique. • Check the meetup page regularly to see if other people have also indicated they want to go and make an effort to contact these other people before the event to confirm your plans. • Use the links on Meetup to message other interested people and organize a time and place to meet. Share your cell phone number in a private message. Exchanging cell phone numbers is the best way to insure that you find each other. Use text messages to find each other at the Museum. • Bring comfortable walking shoes, there is a place to check you coat and backpack in the Museum, credit or debit card or cash to pay admission and buy snacks. Thank you to Portland Legal Services for sponsoring this Meetup Group so we can offer you a meetup that is free to join! https://www.portlandlegalservices.com/

COVID update - Canceled :Bank of America Free Japanese Garden Day! (1st Sunday)

Note: Meetup now requires me to list an event host or I can't publish an event. Being listed as the host does not mean I am attending. If I am going to attend I will RSVP that I am going and will give more specific information as to when and where to meet. In absence of a host please plan to communicate with others who sign up and organize yourselves as to when and where to meet to share this unique Portland Adventure. Bank of America's Museums on Us® One Free Regular Admission every first full weekend of every month in 2018 for Bank of America & Merrill Lynch Cardholder. Participating Portland Oregon Locations are: Portland Art Museum (http://portlandartmuseum.org/) Portland Children's Museum (http://www.portlandcm.org/) Portland Japanese Garden (http://japanesegarden.com/) To qualify, simply present your active Bank of America® or Merrill Lynch® credit or debit card along with a photo ID to gain one free general admission to any participating institution. Cardholders only; guests are not eligible for free admission. Excludes special exhibitions, ticketed shows and fundraising events. With qualifying identification, customers can enjoy one free general admission on the first full weekend of every month. Museum hours and participation varies. Sign up for monthly emails or text-message reminders. (Entrance to special exhibits may be excluded.) [You are welcome to come even if you are not a Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Card Holder - but you will have to pay for your admission. Please notify me if you know of any other free admission programs so I can add that information here.] How to meetup for the museum - this event will require some effort on your part to organize yourself and others from the meetup group. Please follow these steps: • RSVP that you are interested in going. Please only RSVP if you are actually planning to go. If you are just thinking about it, DO NOT RSVP. Information that you may or may not show up is worthless. • Add a comment in the comment section on the event page giving your suggested time of arriving and a suggested meeting place. If you are going to be waiting in a place where there are a lot of people, like on the stairs in front of the museum, try to give some detail that will identify you, like you will be wearing a red hat, something unique. • Check the meetup page regularly to see if other people have also indicated they want to go and make an effort to contact these other people. •Use the links on Meetup to message other interested people an organize a time and place to meet. Share your cell phone number in a private message. EXCHANGING CELL PHONE NUMBERS IS THE BEST WAY TO INSURE THAT YOU FIND EACH OTHER AT THIS EVENT. Thank you to Portland Legal Services for sponsoring this Meetup Group so we can offer you a meetup that is free to join! https://www.portlandlegalservices.com/

COVID update - Canceled : Bank of America Free Museum Day! (1st Sunday)

Bank of America's Museums on Us® One Free Regular Admission every first full weekend of every month in 2019 for Bank of America & Merrill Lynch Cardholder. To qualify, simply present your active Bank of America® or Merrill Lynch® credit or debit card along with a photo ID to gain one free general admission to any participating institution. Cardholders only; guests are not eligible for free admission. Excludes special exhibitions, ticketed shows and fundraising events. [You are welcome to come even if you are not a Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Card Holder - but you will have to pay for your admission. Please notify me if you know of any other free admission programs so I can add that information here.] CURRENT EXHIBITS: CCNA: Akunnittinni: A Kinngait Family Portrait Jun 22, 2019 – Jan 5, 2020 Color Line: Black Excellence on the World Stage Jun 15, 2019 – Feb 16, 2020 APEX: Laura Fritz Aug 24, 2019 – Feb 23, 2020 Toughened to Wind and Sun Women Photographing the Landscape Aug 10, 2019 – Mar 8, 2020 Italian Excellence Illustrations for Gianni Rodari Sep 7, 2019 – Nov 10, 2019 Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal… Oct 12, 2019 – Jan 12, 2020 Being Present Revisiting, Somewhat Unfaithfully, Portland’s Most Experimental Art Experiment, PCVA Nov 16, 2019 – Jun 14, 2020 The Art of Reading American Publishing Posters of the 1890s Nov 16, 2019 – Jun 21, 2020 UPCOMING FUTURE EXHIBITS: Volcano! Mount St. Helens in Art Feb 8, 2020 – May 24, 2020 Art and Race Matters The Career of Robert Colescott Feb 15, 2020 – May 17, 2020 Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism Jun 13, 2020 – Sep 27, 2020 For a complete list of exhibits on the day you plan to visit - check the museum website's current exhibit page: https://portlandartmuseum.org/exhibitions/current/ How to meetup for the museum - this event will require some effort on your part to organize yourself and others from the meetup group. Please follow these steps: • RSVP that you are interested in going. Please only RSVP if you are actually planning to go. If you are just thinking about it, DO NOT RSVP. Information that you may or may not show up is worthless. • Add a comment in the comment section on the event page giving your suggested time of arriving and a suggested meeting place. If you are going to be waiting in a place where there are a lot of people, like on the stairs in front of the museum, try to give some detail that will identify you, like you will be wearing a red hat, something unique. • Check the meetup page regularly to see if other people have also indicated they want to go and make an effort to contact these other people before the event to confirm your plans. • Use the links on Meetup to message other interested people and organize a time and place to meet. Share your cell phone number in a private message. Exchanging cell phone numbers is the best way to insure that you find each other. Use text messages to find each other at the Museum. While the museum event ends at 8 pm, you and your new meetup friends can visit nearby happy hours at local restaurants. • Bring comfortable walking shoes, there is a place to check you coat and backpack in the Museum, credit or debit card or cash to pay admission and buy snacks. Thank you to Portland Legal Services for sponsoring this Meetup Group so we can offer you a meetup that is free to join! https://www.portlandlegalservices.com/

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