Past Meetup

FTA South Regional Conference Nov. 15-17

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REGISTRATION FORM

Florida Trail Association South Regional Conference, November 15-16-17, 2013
At Fisheating Creek Outpost & Campground, 7555 N. US 27, Palmdale, FL 33944 Ph 863-675-5999
Directions: US 27 just south of Palmdale, 17 miles north of Moore Haven.
Fifteen miles NE of LaBelle via SR 29.

Name_________________________________________ Chapter_______________________________
Address_____________________________________________________________________________
Email___________________________________________ Phone______________________________

REGISTRATION: at $10.00 per person, children (under 12) free
No._____ $________ Names for name tags_________________________________________________
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Names of children for tags_______________________________________________________________

GROUP CAMPING: Group Site (no electric) at $8.00 per tent / per night
No._____ $________ Friday
No._____ $________ Saturday

For RV sites (full hook-up) or other individual campsites: please reserve and pay for these directly with the campground. www.fisheatingcreekoutpost.com phone 863-675-5999. RV Camping full hook up @ $29/night. Regular Tent Camping @ $16.50/night. Waterfront Tent Site @ $26.50. The campground will give a 15% FTA Conference discount when checking in (except NO DISCOUNT for waterfront sites).
For rental units: Sable Palms Resort nearby (1.5 miles) has a limited number of fully furnished units available at $65 / night. Mention FTA conference. www.sablepalmrv.co/ phone: 863-675-1778

Activity Leader Training sign up: Names_______________________________________________

Meals: Deadline to order meals Oct 25, 2013
No._____ $________Saturday Breakfast at $8.00 Scrambled eggs, bacon, southern grits, sausage gravy & biscuits, fresh fruit bowl, homemade muffins, orange juice, coffee ,decaf & tea.
No._____ $________ Saturday Dinner at $14.00 Grilled/BBQ chicken, tossed salad , corn casserole, green beans, fruit cobbler & beverages.
No._____ $_______ Sunday Breakfast at $8.00 same menu as Saturday

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Total $ ___________ (Registration, Group Campsite, Meals)

Send form with check payable to FTA Big Cypress Chapter by Nov. 1.
Mail to Pat Naaman, 9401 SW 80th Ave, Miami, FL 33156-7408.
Additional information at 305-608-6866.

Note: There may be some additional charges for livery service (around $10 each depending on # going) for David Denham’s hike or for canoe/kayak rentals from the Outpost.

Check-in / on site registration opens Friday, Nov.15 at 3:00 PM
Pot luck supper in the screen room Friday 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Back to the Creek 2.0 November 15 -17, 2013
FTA South Regional Conference at the Fisheating Creek Outpost in the FEC WMA
7555 N US Hwy 27, Palmdale, FL 863-675-5999 www.FisheatingCreekOutpost.com
Hosted by the Big Cypress and Fisheating Creek Chapters

Friday Afternoon:
Registration in front of Outpost camp store and campsite set-up 3:00 - 8:00 PM
Pot Luck dinner in Screen-In Room with Alligator Amblers from 6:00 -7:30 PM
Friday Evening:
Story Telling with Bill Roy
Stargazing with IDASF and local amature astronomers
Campfire with music supplied by Debbie Levi

Saturday Morning:
Power walk to Depot Lake with Paul Cummings 6:00-6:30 AM
Breakfast (eggs, bacon, grits, biscuits & sausage gravy, fruit bowl, OJ, cofee) 6:30 - 8:00 AM
Yoga stretching with Mary Rose 7:00 - 7:20 AM
Shuttle for 11-mile Ingram's Crossing trek back to Campground leaves at 7:30 AM
Registration in front of Outpost camp store continues 8:00 AM-Noon
7-mile Hike to Paradise Lake leaves from trail head at 8:00 AM with Clint & Deanna
Wuz-Nu Raffle/Auction by Happy Hoofers Chapter from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Talk on FWC recreational opportunities in by Lacy McMinn, FWC at 9:00 - 10:00 AM
Talk on public trails on District lands by Holly Andreotta, SFWMD and talk on birds
along trails on SFWMD lands & photo tips by Brian Garrett at 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Talk on Grasshopper Sparrows & Everglades Snail Kites by Paul Grey from 11:00 AM - noon
Saturday Afternoon:
Hot dogs, etc, for sale by Tropical Treckers Chapter near Screen-In Room at noon to 1:00 PM
*Activity Leader Training by Deb Blick under Canopy & Screen-In Room noon to 6:00 PM*
Short hike up the Creek to the old tree swing with Margaret England 1:00-2:00 PM
Talk on native plants found around the Creek by Carol Hoffman-Guzman at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Light pollution & dark-sky preservation by Diana Umpierre & Bryan Bodie (IDASF) 3:00-4:00 PM
New hiking opportunities in Big Cypress National Preserve by Bob DeGross (BCNP) 4:00-5:00 PM
Saturday Evening:
Dinner (salad, BBQ chicken, corn casserole, green beans, fruit cobbler) 6:00PM-7:30 PM
"Owl Hoot" night hike in Campground
Stargazing with IDASF and local amature astronomers
Campfire with music supplied by Debbie Levi

Sunday Morning:
Power walk to Depot Lake with Paul Cummings 6:00-6:30 AM
Breakfast (eggs, bacon, grits, biscuits & sausage gravy, fruit bowl, OJ, cofee) 6:30 - 8:00 AM
Yoga stretching with Mary Rose 7:00 - 7:20 AM
Chapel with Debbie Levi 7:30-8:30 AM
Closing Ceremony by next year's hosting LoxahatcheeChapter at 8:30 AM
Creek paddle from Campground with Chris Boykin 9:00 AM
Hike to Fort Center from Banana Grove Road with Nina Dupuy starting at 9:00 AM