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PRE-REGISTRATION & ADVANCE PAYMENT REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.After you sign up at the bottom, you will be presented with information about how to pay. Late payments are NOT accepted for this event, in any circumstance.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

Rafting Weekend in the Poconos

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Hickory Run State Park, White Haven, PA
Date(s) & Time:Fri, May 26 2006  6:30 pm  (Carpool Departure: 6:00 pm   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Fri, May 12 2006 12:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Fri, May 26 2006 12:59 pm
Event Duration:All weekend
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Organizer(s):
Colin Babb
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Member Cost:$106.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:19
Minimum Group Size:10
Number Registered So Far: 18 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Come on up to the Poconos for a Memorial Day weekend of camping, hiking, and rafting. We'll be rafting with Jim Thorpe River Adventures on the Lehigh River during a dam release weekend, with rapids in the class II and III range. We will raft on Saturday--Sunday and Monday's activities will be whatever people want to do; there is a wide range of things to do at Hickory Run State Park where we'll be staying, and there are other activities in the area.

Required Items to Bring:
- Everyone should bring their own water (for coffee, oatmeal, to drink, etc.). Two gallons minimum recommended.
- Canoeing Checklist - It's Pretty Similar to Rafting!
- Review Our Online Camping Checklist
- Remember, all food is being supplied. We will bring all the necessary cooking supplies - but you will need a mess kit and eating utensils
- Don't forget your swimsuit or towel!
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- Tip money for your guide/purchase group photo
- Hiking boots
- Camera
- Waterproof camera
- Frisbee, games, football, etc.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:From DC: Take I-495 to I-95 north to Baltimore and I-695, then follow directions below. From Baltimore: Take I-695 to I-83 north to Harrisburg. At Harrisburg, get onto I-81 north and go about an hour and a half to I-80 east. From I-80, take Exit 274 at the Hickory Run State Park exit, and drive east on PA 534 for six miles.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):0Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 6:00 pm
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions

- Registration is NOT COMPLETE until you've signed up and paid by the registration cut off date. The money must be in the MOC's possession by that date. No exceptions.
- When a minimum group size appears, this is to let you know that the event will be cancelled with refunds to those who have already paid, if the minimum number of registered participants is not met. For any events where MOC needs a minimum number of participants, there will be absolutely no refunds of money if you or your guest(s) cancel.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in MOC events.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
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Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$106.00/Person
Non-Member Cost:$117.00/Person
Cost Includes:Eight meals (all on Sat. and Sun., and two on Mon.); camping for three nights; and rafting.
Payment Cut Off:Payment must be received by the MOC on Fri, May 26 2006.
Make a Payment:Click here for the details. PLEASE PAY AFTER YOU HAVE SIGNED UP BELOW.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!
*Note: You can cancel up until May 1 for a full refund of your money. After May 1, reservations will have been made (and your money already paid to the outfitter to book your spot), and there will be no refunds.