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Nature Night Summer Camp-out Series

September 6 @ 5:30 pm - September 7 @ 10:00 am

Hike leader:  Heather Knoll, LandPaths staff, & Bohemia Preserve docents

Join LandPaths docents for a summer evening of story-telling, night hikes, stargazing, and community around the fire. We’ll gather to share a potluck meal, then enjoy the majesty & mystery of the Bohemia Preserve after dark.

Camp-out Details: We’ll gather at 6 PM, set up camp then enjoy a potluck meal.  Each month our camp-out will have different evening activities.  You are welcome to join us for an optional night hike or just relax and enjoy the evening at Hut Hill.  Bring your stories & instruments to share around the fire.

When and Where: You may arrive anytime between 5:30-6 PM at the Bohemia Ecological Preserve, 6773 Bohemian Highway, just past Westminster Woods. From the intersection of Graton Road and Bohemian Highway in Occidental, travel approximately 3 miles north on Bohemian Highway. The Preserve is on the right-hand side (if you are coming from Occidental) & looks like a quarry. Watch for staff or volunteers located at Bohemian Highway to direct you to parking!  You will be able to drive up to Hut Hill where we will be setting up camp (all but the lowest clearance cars can drive up the Quarry Rd.).  On Saturday morning we’ll enjoy breakfast together & then depart by 10 AM.

What to bring:  Tent, sleeping bag & pad, your re-useable picnic dishes & utensils, potluck dish to share Saturday night, breakfast for Sunday morning, camp stove & cooler if you need one, drinking water (there is a spigot onsite for dish-washing), warm clothing in layers, sturdy shoes for hiking, flashlight, camp chair, musical instruments, stories to share, your sense of community, anything else you’ll need to camp comfortably.

We have a couple of cabins with beds reserved for those who really need them.  Please let us know if you need a bed (you’ll need to bring your own bedding).

Details, Details:

  • You will be asked to sign a liability waiver.
  • There are two porta-potties on the property.  There is no potable water available on the property.
  • No pets or smoking are permitted and absolutely no smoking pets!

Our plan is to hold this event if the weather is decent. We hope you’ll join us! Heavy rains might affect our plans. If in doubt about the conditions, call 707.524.9318 on Saturday after 11am. If there is no special message, the outing is a go as planned.

Email outings@LandPaths.org or call 707.524.9318 with any questions. Looking forward to seeing you at the Bohemia Ecological Preserve!

LandPaths is committed to steward this new preserve in a way that creates a community asset. We make this commitment with confidence, knowing together, YOU, LandPaths and the broader community, can create a place that reflects our shared values.  This is particularly important and critical, as Bohemia has no public funding.

Please consider a donation for this outing.  You can make a donation online here or in person on the day of the outing.

Visit our cancellation page to cancel your registration.  If you need to cancel, please know that the more notice you give us the better.  We usually cannot fill a space with only a day or two notice.  If you cannot notify us in time, please consider making a donation to support more outings in the future for yourself & others.  Thank you for your consideration!

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Start:
September 6 @ 5:30 pm
End:
September 7 @ 10:00 am
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Organizer

LandPaths
Phone:
707 544-7284
Website:
LandPaths.org

Venue

Bohemia Ecological Preserve
6510 Bohemian Hwy, Occidental, CA 95465 United States
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