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Archived Events

Volunteer as staff for the NYC Veterans Day Parade

Hosted by United War Veterans Council (UWVC)

Happened on Sun Nov 11 2018 18:08:44 GMT+0000 (UTC)

Located at New York, NY

Details - UPDATE: IF YOU HAVE NOT HEARD FROM UWVC AND VOLUNTEERED FOR THE PARADE, PLEASE ARRIVE AT THE REGISTRATION TENT AT 25TH AND BROADWAY BETWEEN 7AM AND 7:30AM ON SUNDAY 11 NOVEMBER FOR YOUR ASSIGNMENT. WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU, AND THANK YOU! ***** Volunteer for the day to help behind-the-scenes in one of the largest Veterans Day parades in the country, on the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI! UWVC needs volunteers for everything from setting up the opening ceremony to getting 25,000 Veterans and floats onto 5th Avenue. It's a great and rewarding day, and an after party to thank you for your hard work! Note: Some positions do allow for volunteers to also march in the parade. It's easy to sign up: click or tap the REGISTER button, submit your name and email, and then tell us how you'd like to help.

More info can be found on - http://www.uwvc.org

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Suicide Safety Planning with VITAL

Hosted by VITAL Initiative (NYC)

Happened on 9/25/19

Located at Teachers College, Columbia University, NYC

Details - Learn how to save lives with this remarkable tool, the Suicide Safety Plan

More info can be found on - https://

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Military Cultural Competency

Hosted by VITAL Initiative (NYC)

Happened on 9/18/19

Located at Teachers College, Columbia University, NYC

Details - VITAL presents for civilian faculty, staff and students on military culture

More info can be found on - https://

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Vet Orientation Fordham University (LC)

Hosted by VITAL Initiative (NYC)

Happened on 8/16/19

Located at Lincoln Center Campus

Details - VITAL will present on our services to the new student Vets at Fordham.

More info can be found on - https://

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VITAL/NYiT film collaboration

Hosted by VITAL Initiative (NYC)

Happened on 11/7/19

Located at NYiT, NYC

Details - Almost Sunrise documentary film presentation and panel lead by the inimitable, Joe Geraci

More info can be found on - https://

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NYU Military Alliance Special Viewing and Discussion: Almost Sunrise

Hosted by VITAL Initiative (NYC)

Happened on 11/14/2018

Located at NYU Kimmel Center, 7th floor Rm. 703

Details - Description: (See trailer in link) In an attempt to put haunting combat experiences behind them, two friends (Anthony Anderson and Tom Voss) embark on an epic 2,700 mike trek on foot across america, seeking redemption and healing as a way to close the moral chasm opened by war. Discussion to follow.

More info can be found on - http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BdCXp3wDySw

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"She Served" Art Exhibit Pop-Up

Hosted by VITAL Initiative (NYC)

Happened on 11/08/2019

Located at Columbia Teachers College 525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027

Details - Free exhibition of women Veterans' artwork! Support the community and see some great and thought-provoking pieces. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/she-served-art-exhibit-pop-up-tickets-77350901629

More info can be found on - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/she-served-art-exhibit-pop-up-tickets-77350901629

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Almost Sunrise Film Screening and Panel

Hosted by New York Institute of Technology Student Veterans

Happened on 11/07/2019

Located at NYIT Auditorium on Broadway 1871 Broadway 10023

Details - Join the NYIT Student Veteran program and VA VITAL for a film screening and panel discussion of the movie Almost Sunrise about return from combat and recovery. Light refreshments will be served.

More info can be found on - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/almost-sunrise-movie-screening-panel-discussion-on-moral-injury-tickets-73890244711

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SVA Military Alliance Special Viewing and Discussion: Almost Sunrise

Hosted by VITAL Initiative (NYC)

Happened on 11/07/2018

Located at SVA at 209 E 23rd St room 502

Details - (See trailer link) In an attempt to put haunting combat experiences behind them, two friends (Anthony Anderson and Tom Voss) embark on an epic 2,700 mike trek on foot across america, seeking redemption and healing as a way to close the moral chasm opened by war. Discussion to follow.

More info can be found on - http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BdCXp3wDySw

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Columbia Military Caucus Movie Special Viewing: Almost Sunrise

Hosted by VITAL Initiative (NYC)

Happened on 11/07/2018

Located at Rooms 405 and 406

Details - Description: (See trailer in link) In an attempt to put haunting combat experiences behind them, two friends (Anthony Anderson and Tom Voss) embark on an epic 2,700 mike trek on foot across america, seeking redemption and healing as a way to close the moral chasm opened by war. Discussion to follow.

More info can be found on - http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BdCXp3wDySw

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2-4 Nov Outings Leader Training Philly

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Leaders Training

Happened on 11/02/2018

Located at Philadelphia, PA

Details - At the heart of the Military Outdoors are our volunteer Outings Leaders. This 20-hour resident course will qualify you as an Outings Leader with the Sierra Club! The course focuses on risk management, trip planning, decision making, group management, and mindfulness training.

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10-14 October Escarpment Trail

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 10/10/2019

Located at Catskills, NY

Details - A bucket list trail for anyone hiking in the Northeast. Covering over 25 miles of difficult terrain will challenge the members of this expedition as we set-out to explore the scenic Hudson Valley along the Escarpment Trail. Basecamp will be established at the North South Lake campground both coming in and going out. The purpose of this outing is to provide a physically challenging and more remote outing to our NYC groups.

More info can be found on - https://www.sierraclub.org/military-outdoors

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The 100 Mile Wilderness, 6-15 October 2018

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 10/06/2018

Located at Maine

Details - Walk 120 miles in 9 days through one of the most remote areas in the U.S., includes a summit of Mt Katahdin at the Northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail and a night in Baxter State Park. All gear available for loan, food provided, you must get yourself to/from designated start/end. Email aaron.leonard@sierraclub.org for info

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4-6 October Backpacking from NYC - Harriman State Park

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 10/04/2019

Located at Harriman State Park, Tuxedo NY

Details - During this outing we will explore Harriman State Park from the Tuxedo Park stop off the Metro-North line from Hoboken, NJ. The purpose of this outing is to become comfortable with accessing Harriman State Park from NYC using public transportation, learning how to safely explore the wilderness for three days while carrying everything you need to stay comfortable on your back, and to make new friends with other veterans. Perfect for beginners and experienced backpackers. Backpacking gear is available for loan at no cost, food is provided. All meals will be provided beginning with dinner on Friday, 4 October and ending with lunch on Sunday, 6 October.

More info can be found on - https://www.sierraclub.org/military-outdoors

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28-29 September Public Lands Day and Trail Project

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 09/28/2019

Located at Appalachian Trail, Harlem Valley NY

Details - In partnership with the National Parks Conservation Association, New York-New Jersey Trial Conference, and the Appalachian Trail Community: Harlem Valley join us for two days of trail maintenance, hiking, and camping on the Appalachian Trail. Learn how to build Corduroy, Coweeta Dips, and Waterbars to protect the AT as we give back to the trails that we enjoy.

More info can be found on - https://www.sierraclub.org/military-outdoors

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21-23 Sep Canoe down the Delaware River

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 09/21/2018

Located at Allentown, PA

Details - Canoe down the Delaware River and experience the tranquility that this natural place of beauty inspires. Canoe handling instruction and wilderness mindfulness will be offered. Limited to 10 Veterans, spouse/partner is welcome. Canoes, shuttles, and food provided at no cost to veterans, camping gear available for loan at no cost to all. You must get yourself to/from designated start/end.

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20-22 September Backpacking from NYC - Harriman State Park

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 09/20/2019

Located at Harriman State Park, Tuxedo NY

Details - During this outing we will explore Harriman State Park from the Tuxedo Park stop off the Metro-North line from Hoboken, NJ. The purpose of this outing is to become comfortable with accessing Harriman State Park from NYC using public transportation, learning how to safely explore the wilderness for three days while carrying everything you need to stay comfortable on your back, and to make new friends with other veterans. Perfect for beginners and experienced backpackers. Backpacking gear is available for loan at no cost, food is provided. All meals will be provided beginning with dinner on Friday, 20 September and ending with lunch on Sunday, 22 September.

More info can be found on - https://www.sierraclub.org/military-outdoors

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Women's Kayaking Trip near NYC

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 09/15/2018

Located at New York, NY

Details - Spend the day kayaking the waters just outside of NYC with other women Veterans! Start point will be near a MetroNorth stop. All equipment provided.

More info can be found on - N/A

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9-13 September Rock and River Hike, Climb, and Paddle

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 09/09/2019

Located at Keene Valley, NY

Details - Located in Keene Valley, NY, Rock & River is a traditional Adirondacks climbing lodge with experienced climbing staff. We will have a full day of climbing with Rock & River, a full day of hiking, and a full day of paddling on Lake Placid. The purpose of this outing is to share the iconic Adirondacks with members of our NYC veteran group.

More info can be found on - https://www.sierraclub.org/military-outdoors

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Listening to Silence Along the Way: The Allagash Waterway, 3-7 September 2018.

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 09/03/2018

Located at Maine

Details - Canoe 50 miles of Maine's Allagash Wilderness Waterway and experience the tranquility that this natural place of beauty inspires. Canoe handling instruction and wilderness mindfulness will be offered. Limited to 10 Veterans, spouse/partner is welcome. Canoes, shuttles, and food provided at no cost to veterans, camping gear available for loan at no cost to all. You must get yourself to/from designated start/end. Email aaron.leonard@sierraclub.org for info

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31 August – 3 September at Zeno Mountain Farm (*for veterans who are single mothers)

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 08/31/2018

Located at Sloatsburg, NY

Details - Your children are welcome to this 4-day retreat at the iconic Zeno Mountain Farm near Bristol, Vermont. At this retreat we will wander outside our comfort zones under the supervision of our trained staff with outdoor activities and workshops designed for female veterans. All sorts of great activities for the kids too, includes on-site child care. No cost, transportation from NYC provided. Email Leslie at lhoellg@gmail.com to register

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Free Entry to New York State Fair

Hosted by NY State Other Government Offers

Happened on 08/30/2018

Located at 581 State Fair Boulevard Syracuse, New York 13209

Details - Show proof of military service and receive a free entry to the Great NY State Fair on 30 August 2018

More info can be found on - http://https://nysfair.ny.gov/

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SVA art school orientation

Hosted by VITAL Initiative (NYC)

Happened on 08/30/19

Located at SVA, NYC

Details - VITAL will present to incoming students

More info can be found on - https://

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29 August - 1 September Canoeing the Delaware Water Gap

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 08/29/2019

Located at Delaware River

Details - Our final outing on the Delaware river in 2019, we will provide one more opportunity for NYC veterans to explore the wild and scenic section of the Delaware river known as the Delaware Water Gap.

More info can be found on - https://www.sierraclub.org/military-outdoors

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Orientation at St Johns University, Qns

Hosted by VITAL Initiative (NYC)

Happened on 08/27/19

Located at St Johns University, Qns, NY

Details - VITAL will present to incoming students

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25-26 August Outings Leader Training NYC

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Leaders Training

Happened on 08/25/2018

Located at Bronx VA on 25 August & Central Park on 26 August, NY

Details - At the heart of the Military Outdoors are our volunteer Outings Leaders. This 20-hour non-resident course will qualify you as an Outings Leader with the Sierra Club! The course focuses on risk management, trip planning, decision making, group management, and mindfulness training.

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22-25 August Canoeing the Delaware Water Gap

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 08/22/2019

Located at Delaware River

Details - Led by outdoor leader and veteran Aaron Leonard, we will explore the Delaware Water Gap on the Philadelphia/New Jersey border. This outing requires canoeing 34 miles on the Delaware River from Milford, PA to the southern tip of the Water Gap, an average of 13 total hours of paddle time minimum. Fishing, swimming, and three nights sleeping under the stars on a Wild and Scenic River! An epic trip, only 10 seats available!

More info can be found on - https://www.sierraclub.org/military-outdoors

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3 day Climbing trip at Rock and River, Adirondacks (*for veterans who are single mothers OR female veterans only)

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 08/17/2018

Located at Keene Valley, NY

Details - Have you ever gone rock climbing? Here’s your chance! Located in the iconic Adirondacks, we will climb with local Rock and River guides on Saturday and summit a local peak on Sunday before returning home. Your children are welcome, no cost, transportation provided from NYC. email Aaron at aaron.leonard@sierraclub.org for info and registration

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13-16 August NSCD Veterans Camp

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 08/13/2018

Located at Estes Park, CO

Details - Camp for a week with other leaders in Colorado, with various activities planned throughout the parks of Eastern Colorado

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2-4 August: Delaware Water Gap Canoe Trip

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 08/02/2019

Located at Delaware River

Details - This trip is for female veterans and their children, and will be led by outdoor leader and veteran Aaron Leonard and outings leader Leslie Hoellger. We will explore the Delaware Water Gap on the Philadelphia/New Jersey border. This outing requires canoeing 27 miles on the Delaware River from Dingman’s Ferry, PA to the southern tip of the Water Gap. Fishing, swimming, and two nights sleeping under the stars on a Wild and Scenic River! An epic trip, only 8 seats available, including children. Children must be able to swim and help paddle the canoe.

More info can be found on - https://www.sierraclub.org/military-outdoors

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Leaders Training at Veterans Base Camp, CT 2-5 August

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Leaders Training

Happened on 08/02/2017

Located at Veterans Base Camp, CT

Details - Over three days of hiking, classroom instruction, and wellness, become a certified Sierra Club Military Outdoors Leader! You'll learn how to schedule and run Sierra Club supported trips for other local Veterans.

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26-28 July Backpacking from NYC - Harriman State Park

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 07/26/2019

Located at Harriman State Park

Details - During this outing we will explore Harriman State Park. The purpose of this outing is to become comfortable with accessing Harriman State Park from NYC using public transportation, learning how to safely explore the wilderness for three days while carrying everything you need to stay comfortable on your back, and to make new friends with other veterans. Perfect for beginners and experienced backpackers. Backpacking gear is available for loan at no cost, food is provided. All meals will be provided beginning with dinner on Friday, 26 July and ending with lunch on Sunday, 28 July.

More info can be found on - https://www.sierraclub.org/military-outdoors

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Green Spaces

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 07/24/2019

Located at Bryant Park

Details - Find your very own urban oasis as we explore iconic public green spaces in Manhattan. From amazing atriums to soothing waterfalls, enjoy a day of indoor and outdoor nature with other female veterans. Your only costs will be your transportation and if you wish to purchase any food. You can pack a bag lunch, we will have an outdoor picnic at Bryant Park. Children of all ages are welcome. We will meet at Bryant Park by the yellow umbrellas at 12 noon. We will end at Park Avenue Plaza by 3 PM. For additional details and to register email outings leader Leslie Hoellger at lhoellg@gmail.com.

More info can be found on - https://

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Tour of NYC Public Spaces in Manhattan (*for veterans who are single mothers)

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 07/22/2018

Located at New York, NY

Details - Join outings leader Leslie Hoellger as she guides you on a tour of iconic public spaces in Manhattan. From green rooftops to public atria, enjoy a day exploring public space in some of the most iconic buildings in NYC. As always, children are welcome! Email Leslie at lhoellg@gmail.com to get on the list

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20-24 July Yellowstone Fly Fishing

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 07/20/2018

Located at Yellowstone National Park, WY

Details - Head to Yellowstone National Park for an exclusive adventure of cabin-camping and fly fishing. Learn the techniques of the sport and get some practice in the peaceful setting of the National Park. Transportation to Yellowstone at own cost.

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19-21 July: Car Camping at Harriman State Park

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 07/19/2019

Located at Harriman State Park

Details - Join other female veterans and their children on this three-day, two-night car camping trip to Harriman State Park, less than an hour’s drive from the Bronx, and accessible by train or bus. Enjoy a weekend away with your children, all food and camping equipment is provided at no cost. Let our trained staff provide you and your family with an opportunity to explore and enjoy the beauty of New York’s second largest state park! Our very, very flexible agenda will include awesome outdoor games, nature hikes, yoga on the beach, S’Mores around the campfire, and even time to be alone. Perfect for novice as well as experienced campers!

More info can be found on - https://sierraclub.org/military-outdoors

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12-14 July Backpacking from NYC - Harriman State Park

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 07/12/2019

Located at Harriman State Park

Details - During this outing we will explore Harriman State Park. The purpose of this outing is to become comfortable with accessing Harriman State Park from NYC using public transportation, learning how to safely explore the wilderness for three days while carrying everything you need to stay comfortable on your back, and to make new friends with other veterans. Perfect for beginners and experienced backpackers. Backpacking gear is available for loan at no cost, food is provided. All meals will be provided beginning with dinner on Friday, 12 July and ending with lunch on Sunday, 14 July.

More info can be found on - https://www.sierraclub.org/military-outdoors

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28-30 June Backpacking from NYC - Harriman State Park

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 06/28/2019

Located at Harriman State Park

Details - During this outing we will explore Harriman State Park. The purpose of this outing is to become comfortable with accessing Harriman State Park from NYC using public transportation, learning how to safely explore the wilderness for three days while carrying everything you need to stay comfortable on your back, and to make new friends with other veterans. Perfect for beginners and experienced backpackers. Backpacking gear is available for loan at no cost, food is provided. All meals will be provided beginning with dinner on Friday, 28 June and ending with lunch on Sunday, 30 June.

More info can be found on - https://www.sierraclub.org/military-outdoors

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Geocache in Central Park with Blue Star Families

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 06/16/2018

Located at 10019

Details - Central Park, NYC: 5th Ave and 59th St entrance. The course only takes 1.5 - 2 hours to complete, but we will have people at the start point until 1:00 PM ready to provide instructions and get you going. Email aaron.leonard@sierraclub.org to sign-up or ask any questions. Blue Star Families and the Sierra Club Military Outdoors is proud to announce a joint outing for National Kids to Parks Day: Learn how to geocache, or help teach others, as we explore one of our Nation's oldest and largest urban parks. Please bring snacks and water, expect awesome weather!

More info can be found on - https://http://www.sierraclub.org/

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Geocache in Central Park with Sierra Club

Hosted by Blue Star Families - New York Regional

Happened on 06/16/2018

Located at 10019

Details - Central Park, NYC: 5th Ave and 59th St entrance. The course only takes 1.5 - 2 hours to complete, but we will have people at the start point until 1:00 PM ready to provide instructions and get you going. Email aaron.leonard@sierraclub.org to sign-up or ask any questions. Blue Star Families and the Sierra Club Military Outdoors is proud to announce a joint outing for National Kids to Parks Day: Learn how to geocache, or help teach others, as we explore one of our Nation's oldest and largest urban parks. Please bring snacks and water, expect awesome weather!

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14-16 June Backpacking from NYC - Harriman State Park

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 06/14/2019

Located at Harriman State Park, Tuxedo NY

Details - During this outing we will explore Harriman State Park from the Tuxedo Park stop off the Metro-North line from Hoboken, NJ. The purpose of this outing is to become comfortable with accessing Harriman State Park from NYC using public transportation, learning how to safely explore the wilderness for three days while carrying everything you need to stay comfortable on your back, and to make new friends with other veterans. Perfect for beginners and experienced backpackers. Backpacking gear is available for loan at no cost, food is provided. All meals will be provided beginning with dinner on Friday, 14 June and ending with lunch on Sunday, 16 June.

More info can be found on - https://www.sierraclub.org/military-outdoors

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8-10 June Car Camping Beaver Pond

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 06/08/2018

Located at Harriman State Park, NY

Details - Join the Sierra Club Military Outdoors this three-day, two-night car camping trip to Beaver Pond Campground at Harriman State Park, only 30 miles North of Fort Lee, NJ. Enjoy a weekend away with your children, with all food and camping equipment supplied at no cost. Let our trained staff provide you and your family with an opportunity to explore and enjoy the beauty of Harriman State Park! Our very, very flexible agenda will share awesome outdoor games, nature hikes, and even time to be alone. This trip is perfect for novice campers!

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Bronx Zoo

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 06/07/2019

Located at Bronx Zoo, Bronx NY

Details - Join us as we visit the World Famous Bronx Zoo! Safe and fun for all ages. You are responsible for purchasing your General Admission tickets to the Bronx Zoo, which are available at a 20% discounted rate with a Military ID (includes up to 3 family members). We will meet at 10:30 AM at the Dancing Crane Plaza. Children and family members of all ages are welcome.

More info can be found on - https://bronxzoo.com

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20-23 May Fly Fishing Trip

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 05/20/2019

Located at Beaverkill Campground, Roscoe NY

Details - This fly fishing outing is in partnership with Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing. During this outing we will explore the Beaverkill and Neversink Rivers, two of the best trout streams in the Northeast. Car camping at Beaverkill Campground, you will have many options for how to spend the day. From fly fishing to hiking to laying in a hammock, there will be a very flexible schedule and no mandatory events.All meals will be provided from dinner Monday, 20 May through breakfast on Thursday, 23 May. Feel free to bring your own snacks.

More info can be found on - https://www.sierraclub.org/military-outdoors

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10-12 May Backpacking from NYC - Harriman State Park

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 05/10/2019

Located at Harriman State Park, Tuxedo NY

Details - During this outing we will explore Harriman State Park from the Tuxedo Park stop off the Metro-North line from Hoboken, NJ. The purpose of this outing is to become comfortable with accessing Harriman State Park from NYC using public transportation, learning how to safely explore the wilderness for three days while carrying everything you need to stay comfortable on your back, and to make new friends with other veterans. Perfect for beginners and experienced backpackers. Backpacking gear is available for loan at no cost, food is provided. All meals will be provided beginning with dinner on Friday, 10 May and ending with lunch on Sunday, 12 May.

More info can be found on - https://www.sierraclub.org/military-outdoors

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Serenity Stables

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 05/10/2019

Located at Serenity Stables, Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey. We will meet at 10:30 AM at Pier 11/Wall Street in Manhattan to take the Seastreak Ferry. I will give you your ferry ticket before boarding the 10:50 AM ferry.

Details - Join us on 10 May for a day of calm and tranquility at Serenity Stables in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey. We will be participating in horse-assisted activities other than riding. Bring a bag lunch, snacks, water, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat. Wear clothes that can get muddy and close-toed shoes or boots. For female veterans only, no children on this outing. There is no charge for this trip.

More info can be found on - https://www.serenitystablesfcc.org/

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10-17 May Allagash River Trip

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 05/10/2019

Located at Allagash River, Maine

Details - In partnership with Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing and the Sierra Cub Military Outdoors, we will lead a canoe and fly-fishing outing on the Allagash River in Northern Maine on 10-17 May 2019. This trip is rated as moderate in difficulty, you should have some experience with multi-day canoe trips and canoe handling. Discuss your skill level with the outing leader who recruited you if you are uncertain about becoming a member of this trip. During this outing we will explore the Allagash River within weeks of the ice breaking up and the area becoming accessible. This is also a great time in the season for cold water fly fishing (trout!). This is a long trip with six nights on the river. All meals will be provided beginning with dinner on Friday, 10 May.

More info can be found on - https://www.sierraclub.org/military-outdoors

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Keene Valley Rock Climbing

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 05/04/2018

Located at Lake Placid, NY

Details - Multi-day climbing, all inclusive

More info can be found on - https://www.sierraclub.org

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Backpacking from NYC - Harriman State Park

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 05/03/2019

Located at Meeting at the Tuxedo Train Station and then walking to the trailhead.

Details - Our first outing in the Backpacking from NYC series. During this outing we will explore Harriman State Park from the Tuxedo Park stop off the Metro-North line from Hoboken, NJ. The purpose of this outing is to become comfortable with accessing Harriman State Park from NYC using public transportation, learning how to safely explore the wilderness for three days while carrying everything you need to stay comfortable on your back, and to make new friends with other veterans. Perfect for beginners and experienced backpackers. Backpacking gear is available for loan at no cost, food is provided. All meals will be provided beginning with dinner on Friday, 3 May and ending with lunch on Sunday, 5 May.

More info can be found on - https://www.sierraclub.org/military-outdoors

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Wave Hill Public Gardens

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 04/20/2019

Located at Wave Hill Public Gardens 675 W 252nd St, Bronx, NY 10471

Details - Join us on Saturday, 20 April for a garden exploration and short hike through Woodland Park with a picnic lunch followed by a nature-themed art project for families, adults, and children of all ages. This will be a private art session just for our Sierra Club group, as will our hike and garden exploration. Children of all ages are welcome!

More info can be found on - https://www.wavehill.org/

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Veterans Fair Queens College

Hosted by VITAL Initiative (NYC)

Happened on 04/09/2019

Located at Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd Student Union 4th Floor

Details - VITAL tabling at the NY State and DVS Veterans Event with resources and personnel available

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Backpacking from NYC - RECON

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 03/28/2019

Located at Harriman State Park, New York

Details - 28 March – 1 April Backpacking from NYC (RECON). Our RECON outing for the Backpacking from NYC series. During this outing we will explore Harriman State Park from the Tuxedo Park stop off the Metro-North line from Hoboken, NJ. The purpose of this outing is to RECON trails and campsites for the upcoming series “Backpacking from NYC.” A full outing description with packing list will be provided upon your selection to attend. Backpacking gear is available for loan at no cost, food is provided.

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Spring Break Outings Leader Training TX

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Leaders Training

Happened on 03/19/2018

Located at Texas

Details - At the heart of the Military Outdoors are our volunteer Outings Leaders. This 20-hour resident course will qualify you as an Outings Leader with the Sierra Club! The course focuses on risk management, trip planning, decision making, group management, and mindfulness training.

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Female Veterans Indoor Rock Climbing

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 03/08/2019

Located at Brooklyn Boulders 23-10 41st Ave. Long Island City, NY 11101

Details - Spend an afternoon climbing the walls with experienced belayers on the ropes. No prior climbing experience required, fun and safe for all physical fitness levels.

More info can be found on - queensbridge@brooklynboulders.com

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Outings Leader Training Zeno

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Leaders Training

Happened on 03/02/2019

Located at Zeno Mountain Farm, VT

Details - This 2-day class will complete the Sierra Club’s Outings Leader Training 101 and 201 requirements and provide you with the entry-level leadership skills and organizational knowledge to ensure you are set-up for success as a volunteer Outings Leader. Upon completion you will join a team of over 15,000 Sierra Club Outings Leaders located across the country. Learning goals include outdoor leadership, trip planning, and risk management.

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Women Veterans and Kids Snow Sport Outing

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Outings, Trips, and Events

Happened on 02/23/2019

Located at Mount Peter Warwick, NY

Details - We will spend the day skiing, snowboarding, and snowtubing at Mount Peter which offers levels ranging from beginner to advanced. Children are welcome. Equipment will be provided.

More info can be found on - http://https://www.mtpeter.com/

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2-7 Jan Leader Training at Zeno Mountain Farm, VT

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Leaders Training

Happened on 01/02/2018

Located at Zeno Mountain Farm, VT

Details - At the heart of the Military Outdoors are our volunteer Outings Leaders. This 20-hour resident course will qualify you as an Outings Leader with the Sierra Club! The course focuses on risk management, trip planning, decision making, group management, and mindfulness training.

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