Itinerary for the New York-North Jersey Chapter’s Annual Picnic Weekend in 2022

Friday, June 10 – Sunday, June 12, 2022

Schedule of Events

Meeting Time Outing and Location  Leader(s)

FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2022
3 p.m. onward Registration CHOC staff
6 p.m. Dinner, CHOC Dining Hall 
8 p.m. Sunset Paddle Eileen Yin
Campfire Dawn Riley/Supplies
10 p.m. Quiet Hours Begin

SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2022
Registration CHOC staff
7 a.m. – 8 a.m. Morning Yoga, The Swim Dock Martina Puchta
8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Breakfast, HOC Dining Hall All
9:15 a.m.  Bird-Watching Walk
(Leisurely; must bring binoculars)
Miriam Rakowski
9:30 a..m. – 9:45 a.m. (Set up)
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Greet)
Registration Opens

(Volunteer to guide on how to sign up for activities.)

Mike Cheski, Volunteer 
9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Short Programs (subject to change)
-Paddling Demo
-Conservation Talk/Leave No Trace seminar
-Knot and Lines
Richard Dabal (Paddling) 

Justin Bailey (Leave No Trace)

Canoe and Kayak Committee (Knots and Lines)

 

9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Propel Your Canoe Eileen Yin

Don Getzin

Loretta Brady

10:24 a.m. NYC to Sloatsburg train arrives  Advance registration required for shuttle. 
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Master Your Canoe: Introducing Special Maneuvers Eileen Yin

Don Getzin

Loretta Brady

11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Multiple Hikes/Excursions Stuart Falls

Ed Spirko

1 – 2 p.m. Bear Talk/Hike Cynthia Tollo Falls
2:30 p.m. Early Afternoon Bird-Watching Paddling 
(Experienced kayakers only; must bring binoculars)
Miriam Rakowski
TBC Qigong Martina Puchta
4 p.m. Welcome from Chapter Chair Dawn Riley
4:30 p.m. Buffet Dinner All
5:30 p.m.  Raffle All
6 p.m. – 6:50 p.m. Train departs from Sloatsburg to NYC Advance registration required for shuttle. 
Campfire Dawn Riley/Supplies
10 p.m. Quiet Hours Begin

SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2022
7 a.m.  Morning Yoga, The Swim Dock Martina Puchta
8 a.m.  Breakfast, CHOC Dining Hall
9:15 a.m. Bird-Watching Walk
(Several leisurely miles; must bring binoculars)
Miriam Rakowski

For more information about how to register and get to the Annual Picnic, visit the FAQ page.

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