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July 30 (Wed) Great Egg Harbor River, NJ. Avoid the weekend crowds and paddle the Great Egg Harbor River from Penny Pot to Weymouth. Our outfitter, Palace Pizza & Brew, will rent single kayaks for $32, and double kayaks and canoes for $50, plus tax. This includes the shuttle to their put-in. They will be shuttling our private boats as well for $8. We will take out at their location, which is on the river, just past Weymouth Furnace. The trip is approximately 8 miles.  Expect downed trees and other obstacles, so some paddling experience is recommended. Please contact the trip leader, Francine Carlini, to sign up.

August 3 (Sun) Schuylkill River Canoe/Kayak, Phoenixville to Pawling Road. Class 1. This section of the river begins at Lock 60, a working lock, and ends in Valley Forge National Park. For details, click here to contact leader Esther Underhill.

Mullica River, July 19. Click here for more photos!

August 2-3 (Sat-Sun) Interchapter Paddlers Weekend at the Deerfield. Class 1, 2 and 4 trips. We're bringing paddlers from the AMC Chapters together!  A good time for all with paddling on the Deerfield followed by a cookout and party at the Country Aire Campground pavilion on Saturday evening. See trips page for more info and registration.

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.

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

2014 Lehigh River Dam Release Schedule:  May 10, 17, 24-25; June 7-8, 21-22; July 5-6, 19-20, 26-27; August 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, 30-31; high release onwater on October 11-12 if there is sufficient water

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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