Adult Summer Camp, Adventures, Cabin, Camping, Hike, Kayak, Overnight Getaway / Retreats
Greetings Fellow adventurers and melanated wanderers!
BPLOA has partnered with DO (Discover Outdoors) , AMC (Appalachian Mountain Club) & a few other cool outdoor brands/ orgs. for this mini adventure weekend.
Food , Lodging ⛺ & transportation ( not included +$45) all Planned out!
Kick off the summer! Come get you some of this nature, fresh air & adventure with some folks you know and make some new friends! We’ll have brands Salomon, Arc’teryx, Suunto, Campmor, Discover Outdoors, the AMC and your BPLOA crew for a weekend full of all your favorite and some new outdoor activities.
Weekend includes hittin’ the trails for hikes , kayaking on the lake , yoga , biking ,Camp fire♨ and plenty more. And you can do as much or as little or you like!! – Amen? lol
There’s plenty to try and new skills to learn from our team of experts. Also come night-time we’ll enjoy music, entertainment and chill around the campfire before heading off to your Big Agnes tent or cozy bunk in your cabin. (more deets below )
-Lodging for one night at Mohican Outdoor Center Campground
-Tent accommodation provided ⛺, (byo-sleeping bags).
-Dinner on Saturday and breakfast and lunch on Sunday
-Instructors and guides for all activities (see below)
-Demo gear for activities
-Park fees and permits
-Swag bags from sponsors
DL’s – 5/2 Your RSVP re-opens to any wait-list (seat not confirmed until pd) – Note BPLOA transport limited – Pro Tip pay that 1st if interested.
-Pay by : 5/12
-Pay via: We Accept Venmo ( https://venmo.com/Bploa ) or Chase QuikPay/ Zelle to BpLoveOutdoors@Gmail.com (ChaseQP/Zelle Tips – https://www.meetup.com/BPLOA_/messages/boards/thread/50622784 ); (Note we no longer accept Paypal)
CABIN – Upgrade to a cabin ($30, limited spots) – (BPLOA will group in 1 cabin)
-Optn 1: RT transport with BPLOA – Atlantic Term (BK) & Midtown pick-ups ($45)*
-Optn 2: RT transport with DO – Nyc (Union square) ($49)
BPLOA ONLY TRANSPORT OPTION-
Private 12 Seater Spacious Van (Relax & be comfortable there & back)
Amenities: Light Bfast + drinks (non-alc)
BPLOA Pickup Location and times: (White 12 Seater mini-bus)
1. (7:45 AM) Downtown Brooklyn/Atlantic Terminal
Hanson Pl. & St Felix St.
17 Hanson Pl, Brooklyn New, York 11217 (map (https://goo.gl/maps/eYXhVZY2P3F2))
* Front of Hansons Gourmet Deli *
2. (8:30 AM) Midtown/ Times Sq area- Manhattan
W 43rd Street & 9th Avenue
593 9th Ave, New York, NY 10036 (map (https://goo.gl/maps/4zyFzPZjupu))
* Front of Starbucks *
*Return Sunday 2pm Nyc
-How to Trail Run by Salomon
-Guided hikes with the AMC and DO
-Canoeing / Kayaking
-Technical scrambling challenge with Arc’teryx Soho
-Outdoor Skills Demos
-Yoga with Meghan Kramer
-Outdoor Industry Information Area
Comfortable, athletic clothing
Fleece or warm layers for chilly evenings
Hiking boots or sturdy trail shoes with light wool socks
A hat and sunglasses
Cozy clothes and shoes for sleeping and relaxing at camp
Sleeping bag (20 degrees or lower recommended)
Sleeping pad, if camping
Headlamp or flashlight
Day pack for hiking
Refillable water bottles
Personal items, toiletries etc.
Phone charger and portable batteries
Packed lunch for Saturday and money to purchase extra snacks from Mohican Outdoor Center
Yoga mat if needed (limited mats are available to borrow)
8:30 AM – Meet at Union Square (city departure)
10-11 AM – Arrive at Mohican Outdoor Center
10-12 PM – Registration, lunch, activity sign up
1-3 PM – Activities Round #1
330-530 PM – Activities Round #2
6-8 PM – Dinner served
830 PM – Campfire, entertainment, evening activities
7-8 AM – Morning Yoga Session
730-9 AM – Breakfast served
9-11 AM – Activity Round #3
12 PM – Pack up and depart
2 PM – Arrive in NYC (city return)
⚖⚖ BPLOA Liability Waiver & Code of conduct policies (http://www.meetup.com/Black-People-Who-Love-Outdoors-and-Adventure/messages/boards/thread/49991173). Don’t know how to act in public? Here is that policy…basically RESPEK folks & HANDS to yourself etc.
***Phew!! OK SEE YOU SOON***
AMC Mohican Outdoor Center
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