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Sep 4-7, 2015: Ohlone Wilderness Trail Backpacking Trip

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Adult Coordinator: Mr. Dickinson
 
Scout Leader: Dominic Thibault
Date: September 4-7, 2015
Where? Ohlone Wilderness Trail.
Meet: Foster City Library, 4.30pm Friday September 4
What to Bring: Backpacking gear (see equipment list here)
Description: Venture Patrol event, open to scouts with backpacking experience.
Walking the whole of the 27 mile Ohlone Wilderness Trail over 3 days and 3 nights; starting in Fremont on Friday evening and ending with brunch at Lake Del Valle on Monday.
Try out your lightweight gear, try out some new backpacking recipes and polish up your backpacking skills.
This is not a loop hike so we’ll need drivers to drop us off on Friday and pick us up on Monday; contact Dominic Thibault if you can help.

SERVICE EVENT – BayFront Clean Up

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Adult Leaders: Mrs. Thomas and Mrs. Teer

This event does qualify for SERVICE hours.
beach clean up
Date: September 19, 2015

Where? Ryder Park, 1801 J. Hart Clinton Drive, San Mateo, 94401
(East 3rd Ave along the shoreline)

Parking: Seal Point Park Parking Lot (pedestrian access to Ryder Park by crossing over pedestrian cable bridge) and St. Timothy’s Parking Lot (pedestrian access to Ryder Park by Peck Avenue and Ryder Street)

What to Wear & Materials: Wear old clothing and sturdy shoes. Bring gloves, if possible (gloves and trash bags will be provided if you cannot bring your own).

Volunteers will pick up debris and litter along the Bayfront Trail, Marina Lagoon, and Tidelands Park.

In 2014 more than 900 volunteers collected five tons of litter and close to 1,000 pounds of recycling from our shoreline, lagoon, and San Mateo Creek.  We are hoping for even more volunteers in 2015!  The highlight of the event each year is the “Catch of the Day” where volunteers get to show off their most “unusual” finds.  Be prepared to get dirty, have a good time, and help the environment!