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March 28, 2015 (Sat) Neshaminy Creek. Postponed, rescheduled for Saturday, April 25. Join us for this classic Bucks County, class 1 paddle. We will paddle from Mill Rd. or Rushland to Tyler State Park, about 10 or 7 miles of rolling hills scenery. It is very likely that cold weather clothing may be needed [no cotton will be allowed]. Some experience is helpful. This is a joint trip with Churchville Nature Center (CNC). If you have a boat contact co-leader Tammy Brandon. If you need a boat, contact Churchville Nature Center. Call Tue.-Sun. 10-5 at 215-357-4005.. Fee includes canoe, paddle, pfd, and boat transport to river. Canoe Use Fee: Members $25/Non-Members $30. CNC honors AMC membership. If you are an AMC member, be sure to mention it when you call. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Additional information will be provided upon registration.

Advanced Notice

May 1-9 (Fri - Sat) Week of Rivers, more info

May 16 and 30 Basic Tandem Canoeing

May 30-31 Mullica River Canoe Camping

July 11-12 Solo Open Canoe Course

July 25 Swiftwater Safety

 

New: AMC interactive stream map of the Pennsylvania Highlands Region. Click here.

Week of Rivers, on the Cheat in WV. Click here for more photos.

For Class 2 and higher trips, paddlers must provide their own equipment: Canoe or kayak suitable for whitewater with flotation and grab loops or handles, a helmet, lifejacket, sprayskirt for closed boats, paddle and clothing suitable for water & air temperatures. Paddlers must have the necessary skills, be able to wet exit their boat, swim and self-rescue in a rapid: swim boat and self to shore, get back in boat, or eskimo roll.

PFDs (life jackets) must be worn on all trips when on the water. Helmets must be worn by all paddling decked boats on Class 2 or higher trips, and for all open boats on Class 3 or higher trips.

Click here to download the Winter issue of Footnotes, our chapter's newsletter.

Paddling Chair Eric Pavlak receives AMC's top club wide award

Download our 2014 Annual Report

Tohickon Creek Internet to Stover Park gage conversion.

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TRIP RELEASE FORM. Download and read the waiver you must sign to participate on trips! Click here.

Knots for paddlers: go to our Links Page.

Guide book information & reviews, click here.

Wing Dam, Kelly's Lock and other practice areas. Info and directions.

The Mohican Getaway Program has a full schedule of reasonably priced two- and three-day activity-oriented outings planned at the Mohican Outdoor Center. Click here for more information.

Rent Club Boats: We have two fully outfitted whitewater solo open canoes which you can rent for $25 a day for use on club trips. Includes paddle & spare, PDF, helmet. To rent, contact Walt Underhill, 610-827-7776 or contact leader .

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