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Campers' Group Bulletin - Winter 2001-2002

Campers' Group Bulletin - Winter 2001-2002

Gone x-country skiing yet? Here is your chance to try it or, if you've done it before, to practice your skills. We're visiting mountain resorts (Frost Valley and the Adirondacks) where there's almost always snow. We're also going ice skating and getting together for parties and dinners. Please join us.

To reserve a space on a weekend trip or a day event, call the leaders during the listed time period. If you need information earlier than the dates listed below, call David at 718-897-1448. To go on a cabin trip, you must be a member. You can mail us your dues or pay it at the weekend. One year's membership costs $12 for an individual or $18 for a family ($8/individual or $12/family if you receive the newsletter by e-mail). Make your check payable to Campers' Group and mail it to David Levner, 63-36 98th Place #5J, Rego Park, NY 11374. To reserve a space on our cabin trips, you should also mail your check to this address.

Activities

Tuesday, December 25, Christmas Dinner, Manhattan
Celebrate the holiday with friends. We'll meet for a Manhattan adventure and a meal in an ethnic restaurant to enjoy the spirit of the season. NO CALLS BEFORE DECEMBER 18.
Hiram Jacobs 718-522-0674

January 11-13, Cabin Trip, Frost Valley YMCA, Oliverea, NY
Ready-set-ski! Our package includes two nights lodging in a modern, heated cabin, five meals (Saturday breakfast through Sunday lunch, vegetarian meals can be arranged if we know in advance), and x-country ski rentals Saturday and Sunday. If conditions are right, you can ice skate on Lake Cole with your own skates or hike using Frost Valley's snowshoes. The cost is $150 per person with discounts for children. Limited to ten people. NO CALLS BEFORE DECEMBER 11.

Barbara Haug 718-369-1061  Denise Drossos 718-435-3169

Sunday January 20, Ice-Skating at Wollman Rink, Manhattan
Are you going round and round in circles? Then join us and we'll do it together on skates at Wollman Rink in Central Park. We'll beat the crowds by meeting at the ticket booth at 11 AM. Admission is $8/adult and skate rentals $3.75. Bring or buy lunch. Bring a combination lock if you have one. NO CALLS BEFORE JANUARY 13.

Denise Drossos 718-435-3169

Saturday February 9, Winter Party, Brooklyn
Boogie with your friends at our annual winter party. Bring your favorite dish to share, photos of the past year's trips and an upbeat outlook. NO CALLS BEFORE FEBRUARY 2.

Brian Ribner 718-253-3063 or 718-802-4486 (weekdays 2-4:30 PM)

February 15-18, Cabin Trip, Adirondack Winter Weekend, Keene NY
Enjoy all winter sports and stay in a comfortable motel in Adirondack Park. Nearby Lake Placid has indoor and outdoor ice-skating rinks; go to Mt. Van Hovenberg and Cascade for x-country skiing; Whiteface Mountain for downhill skiing. All equipment can be rented and you can purchase lessons. Or explore the backcountry of the Adirondack High Peaks Wilderness Area. Lodging and breakfast costs $20/night. To reserve, send a check for $20/night. NO CALLS BEFORE JANUARY 15.

Al Chin 718-672-8913  David Levner 718-897-1448

Saturday March 2, Dinner in an Indian Restaurant, Manhattan
Let's get ready for spring. We'll congregate at an East Village eatery to meet old friends and talk about camping in the year ahead. To thank the people who have organized our trips during the last year, the meal will be free for anyone who has led and went on a successful weekend or day trip since January 2001. NO CALLS BEFORE FEBRUARY 23.

Glenn Moller and Madeleine Dorval 718-789-3651

Sunday March 17, Annual Meeting, Brooklyn
Meet to plan our agenda for the coming year. How many summer camping trips should we have in 2002? Where should we go? Should dues go up or down? How can we attract new members? We need your opinion! Members only. The meeting starts at 1 PM and will be followed by an optional dinner in a restaurant. Located near public transportation. NO CALLS BEFORE MARCH 10.

Denise Drossos 718-435-3169


CONTACTS:
  Benevolent Dictator  David Levner    718-897-1448  levner@panix.com :-)
  Non-Dictator         Denise Drossos  718-435-3169

  World-Wide Web home page: http://www.campersgroup.org