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June 24, Saturday Lehigh River old friends paddle and pizza. Class 2-3 whitewater from White Haven to Rockport. After paddle: old friends' pizza party at leader's nearby house. Food costs to be shared, plus BYOB. Register for both or either with   Bob Lindquist,  lindquistspb@yahoo.com

June 24 Saturday, Batsto River, Quaker Bridge to Batsto Village. Join us for the twists and turns of the Pine Barrens. This is a good follow up for the tandem class . students and anyone who wants to have an adventure on the water.  This is a class 1 (easy) paddle. This is a joint trip with CNC, If you need a canoe contact Churchville at 215-357-4005. cost for boat, paddle and pfd is $25/30 – AMC/CNC member / non-members. If you have a boat contact the leader: Leader: Walt Underhill, 610-827-7776 before 9, underwalt@aol.com

June 27, Tuesday, Schuylkill River/Canal Loop. Class 1. We'll take a leisurely, early evening paddle up the canal and then down the river. Meet at the park beside the Fitzwater Station at 3:00. Optional dinner afterwards at the Fitzwater Station, www.fitzwaterstation.com. Rentals are available at Port Providence Paddle, info@canoeandkayak.biz, 610-933-1421. Esther Underhill, 610-827-7776, 484-716-9036 (cell for trip day), underwalt@aol.com.

Mullica River, June 11. More photos.

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.

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.

This week's Lehigh River dam release, posted each Wednesday.

Lehigh River whitewater dam release schedule for 2017:

May13, 20, 27, 28 June 10, 11, 24, 25 July 8, 9, 22, 23, 29, 30 August 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26*, 27* September 2*, 3*     October 7-8*         *depending on available water

Paddling guide books and skills books click here.

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

Electronic trip reporting now available for leaders

Trip leaders can skip mailing in trip reports and sign up sheets by reporting their trips electronically on this web site.

Leaders will be able to scan their sign sheets, upload them and fill out their trip report on line. They have the option of receiving a copy of their report by e-mail. Instructions and help are provided. For more information, click here.

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

Tohickon Creek Internet to Stover Park gage conversion.

Join AMC! First time members get a 20 percent discount! Click this link for our secure server.

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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