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3 Day Trip to Catalina Labor day weekend

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3 Day Trip to Catalina

Sept. 3-5

This is a one-of-a-kind 3-day-weekend! A fantastic adventure in paradise awaits you twenty-six miles across the ocean at Camp Emerald Bay in the northern end of Catalina Island. You will be surrounded by beautiful beaches, crystal blue water, and spectacular views for three spectacular days. Your amazing weekend will include snorkeling, swimming, hiking, kayaking, dancing, dance lessons, sunbathing, fun games, consuming sumptuous meals, optional Scuba Diving (non-Sierra Club event),social activities and just relaxing in your own personal style.

You don't have to be the camper type to enjoy this trip, you can either stay in the pre-assembled platform tents with or share cabins with friends; no sleeping on the hard ground on this trip. There are plenty of hot showers and other amenities to make your weekend comfortable and relaxing. You will be savoring delicious gourmet faire throughout the weekend prepared by an experienced catering staff. The evening activities start with a happy hour followed by dinner and then the dinning room magically turns into a dance floor with a live DJ with a variety of all styles of music and perhaps a disco ball! We plan on having some dance lessons again this year. If dancing isn't in your groove; no worries - many choose enjoy the campfire and sing the oldies - last year there were 6 guitar players that kept the chords flowing. Or just kickback on the wooden pier; gaze at the bright stars and stare at the moonlight silhouetting off the glistening ocean. It's all good.

Your days will be spent playing in the sun and socializing with the rest of your adventure-mates. Last year 270 participants went on this trip and believe it or not you will have the chance to meet and interact with all the participants that go this year!! Although, it sounds like a lot of people, the camp is absolutely huge; and even with the large number of participants solitude if desired can also be achieved.

Trip fee includes: Round trip Catalina boat transportation, camp & landing fees for two nights, platform tent w/bed and mattress or wood cabins w/electric lights/outlets, hot showers, flush toilets, campfires, kayaks, dancing, dance lessons, many leader led hikes/activities, optional competitive events, catered meals from Friday afternoon to Sunday lunch and a great time.

Trip Fee for Sierra Club Member

Price with platform tent accommodation - $240 Price with cabin upgrade - $260 Trip Fee for Non-Sierra Club Member

Price with platform tent accommodation - $265 Price with cabin upgrade - $285 For first time new member applicants, a one-year Sierra Club membership can be purchased for $25 prior to the trip allowing you to benefit from the Member price. You will receive the discounted price and a free gift.

Prices increase by $20 after 7/15/2011

Payment Option

Paypal: Please use the Paypal button in your Reservation Status area to submit your payment. Your reservation will be finalized when your payment is received.

For reservation questions email Annette Tamraz at [masked] and general inquiries to Ron Domash at [masked]. All trip information will be transmitted to participants via email and may be available on the website as the trip date approaches.

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel 60 or more days prior to start date and receive a full refund. Cancellation 14-59 days prior to trip start date, you will receive 50% refund. 0-13 days or missed boat, no refund will be given. All exceptions to this policy shall be reviewed by Trip Organizer/Leader Ron Domash after the completion of the trip.

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