Thanks to all 2007 attendees!
We had a great time!
Maryland Chapter Jamboree 2007
Friday evening to Sunday afternoon
OCTOBER 19-21, 2007
Catoctin Mountain Park Thurmont, MD
This year's themes:
State of Our National Parks as They Turn 100
Global Climate Chaos
FEATURES: Speakers and Workshops, Hikes, Saturday Night Social, Campfire Singing, Drumming Circle, Silent & Live Auction, Bird walk, Stewardship outings. Come have fun, explore the mountains and meet others from your local Sierra Club!
FOOD: All meals are included.
TRAVEL: It takes about 1 1/2 hours to drive from Washington or Baltimore. ACCOMMODATIONS: Historic 3 room cabins which sleep 10 people included in registration price. These cabins are used for a disabled childrens camp in summer. Like sheltered camping. We will assign people in categories: families, couples, singles women, singles men, night owls, mourning doves, snorers. Additionally, there are lots of hotels and camping in the vicinity; email <Jamboree@MDSierra.org> for a list.
PRICE: Regular $65, Seniors/Students/LimitedIncome $45 Non-Sierra Club members please add $10. We'll need help! Cooks and cleanup and helpers may sign up for $35 until those spaces are filled. Registration is open upon arrival at location if spaces are available, however pre-registration is GREATLY preferred for food, carpool, and workshop planning purposes. Children ages 5 and under are free.
INFORMATION: 301-277-7111 or Jamboree@MDSierra.org and visit http://maryland.sierraclub.org/
DIRECTIONS: to Catoctin Mountain National Park/Camp Greentop
SILENT AUCTION: to support the Jamboree! Donation Form and Donation Letter
PHOTOS: from Jamboree 2005 SierraClubMD
Slideshow Photos from Jamboree 2005
FURTHER AGENDA DETAILS
FRIDAY NIGHT SPEAKER Global Warming and the Parks, Mark Wenzler
Director Clean Air Program, National Parks Conservation Association
2007 Fall Climate Action Campaign
Food production and Global Warming
Mattawoman Creek Watershed and Global Warming
Solar Power presentation
Cool Cities 101:Working with local officials, grassroots outreach
Energy technologies and policy, wind, nuclear, efficiency, conservation
The science of Global Warming; refuting the myths
Polar Bears & Ice
Outings Leader Training 10
Seven Directions Sunrise Meditation
Native Americans and Naturalism
Invasive Species Removal & Native Plants Identification
Water monitoring stewardship outing
Storm water management and sprawl
Activists Skills Workshops (with Green Corps organizers & Sierra Student Coalition)
Team Building: a Leadership Development Program Introductory Workshop
Meeting Sierra Club activists across the state
Membership & Programs
Bring your Success stories!
Massage therapist $1/minute to benefit event (thank you S.!),