Events

These are all the events hosted by various organizations.

Archived Events can be accessed here.

Upcoming Events

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

Happening 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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25-26 August Outings Leader Training NYC

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Leaders Training

Happening 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.


Contact the Event Organizer - aaron.leonard@sierraclub.org


Free Entry to New York State Fair

Hosted by NY State Benefits and Offers

Happening 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


Contact the Event Organizer - na@na.com

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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

Happening 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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Women's Kayaking Trip near NYC

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

Happening 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.


Contact the Event Organizer - aaron.leonard@sierraclub.org


21-23 Sep Canoe down the Delaware River

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

Happening 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.


Contact the Event Organizer - aaron.leonard@sierraclub.org


The 100 Mile Wilderness, 6-15 October 2018

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

Happening 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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Volunteer as staff for the NYC Veterans Day Parade

Hosted by United War Veterans Council (UWVC)

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

Located at New York, NY

Details - Participate in one of the largest Veterans Day parades in the country, on the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI! UWVC needs volunteers to help with 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.


Contact the Event Organizer - dbarboza@uwvc.org

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25-27 Jan Outings Leader Training St Croix

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Leaders Training

Happening on 01/25/2019

Located at St Croix, USVI

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.


Contact the Event Organizer - aaron.leonard@sierraclub.org


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

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

Happening 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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2-4 Nov Outings Leader Training Philly

Hosted by Sierra Club Military Outdoors Leaders Training

Happening 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.


Contact the Event Organizer - aaron.leonard@sierraclub.org


Past Events

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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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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