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We're currently recruiting outings leaders. Do you kayak? Bike? Rock Climb? Sail? Birding? Kid-Friendly Events? Any outdoor sports you excel at?

We'd love to have you! Contact our Outings Chair Chris Bryan

Upcoming Outings

February 19, 2011 Walking Tour of Fisherman's Island (Focuses on History and Wildlife)

February 13, 2011 Singles/Anti-Valentine's Day Hike (Rivanna Trail-20 miles)

March 4, 2011 Cabin Camping (with Optional Hiking) at Claytor Lake State Park

March 26 & April 29-May 1, 2011 Backpacking 101

August 6-7, 2011 Sleep with the Fishes (Overnighter at the Marine Science Museum) (Pre-registration for this event due by June 7, 2011)

To sign up (or to get more detailed information) for an outing simply follow the link and RSVP for the event!

If you have problems, need help, or just have a question or comment simply email the outings chair:

Outings Newsletters

November 2010

To receive our outings newsletter via email join our Meetup Group it's emailed to all members of that group.

Past Outings:

Cold Mountain and Mount Pleasant Backpacking- Oct 22-24, 2010

Canoe/Kayaking the Northwest River- September 20, 2009

Guided Boat & Tram Tour at Norfolk Botanical Gardens- October 10, 2009

Camping at Bear Creek Lake State Park- November 14-15, 2009

Walking Tour of Fisherman's Island (Focuses on History and Wildlife)-December 12, 2009

Sandy Bottom Nature Park Hike- August 8, 2009

Newport News Park Hike (3 or 7 miles)-July 25, 2009

Hiking Noland Trail - March 21, 2009

Birding Fisherman's Island - November, 2006

Cleaning Fisherman's Island Beach - November, 2000

Eastern Shore in Search of Monarchs - October, 2000

Dismal Swamp in Search of Bears - September, 2000

Knott's Island in Search of Wildfowl - February, 2000

Kayaking in the Dismal Swamp - Spring, 1998

ESNWR/Banding Raptors - Spring, 1998