Monthly public group meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month (except July) and generally begin at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are held in room 111 of Lancaster Country Day School, 725 Hamilton Road, Lancaster, PA (unless otherwise noted) and are open to both members and non-members of the Sierra Club.
2013 Meeting ScheduleJune 19, 2013
All members and friends of the Sierra Club are welcome to join us at this Lancaster Group meeting as we discuss late spring and summer activities and seek input from everyone. The meeting will be held in Room 111 of Lancaster Country Day School, 725 Hamilton Road, Lancaster.
The agenda will include a variety of discussion topics, including the PA Chapter meeting/camping event July 12-14 at Susquehannock State Park. More information regarding this meeting is available from Jen Ericson, chairperson of the Lancaster Group, at email@example.com or (717) 892-2026.
You are invited to join us for this two-mile trek through Rock Springs Serpentine Barrens in southern Lancaster County near the Maryland border.
This easy hike will cover some 170 acres of the barrens, a unique habitat of global significance that has over 400 species of butterflies and 100 species of native wildflowers. Hikers should park on the right shoulder of Mason-Dixon Road near the small Conservancy sign, where they will meet Outings Leader Jim Meenan and sign a waiver of liability. For more details, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://lancasterconservancy.org/property_rocksprings.htm.
Directions: Take Route 272 south from Lancaster City to the intersection with 372 (The Buck). Continue south on 272 to Wakefield, where 272 makes a sharp turn to the left. Go straight on Route 222 for approximately 4.5 miles. Turn right onto Mason-Dixon Road and go approximately .6 mile. The preserve is on both sides of the road; park on right shoulder near the Conservancy sign.
Sierra Club members are invited to take part in this Sierra Club PA Chapter Member Outing at scenic Susquehannock State Park in southern Lancaster County. Gather with us for fun and camaraderie as we enjoy a weekend of activities and meet Sierra Club members from around Pennsylvania.
This annual retreat is for all Sierra Club - PA Chapter members and their friends and families. Tenting space has been reserved and several hikes, outings, and ample kid friendly activities have been arranged. There also will be a potluck and BBQ dinner with free burgers and hot dogs provided by the Chapter. There is no charge to attend. However, donations will be appreciated to help cover expenses. To sign up for the weekend's activities, please click on the Outing Registration Form.
For more information, call the S.C. PA Chapter office at (717) 232-0101. Click on Driving Instructions for directions to Susquehannock State Park.
Join Jen Ericson for this easy one-mile walk on the trails of picturesque Landis Woods Park, just off the Lititz Pike at Neffsville.
We'll be searching for cool, creepy crawlies and flying insects. Be sure to bring water and wear close toed shoes.
Hikers should meet Jen at the outdoor theater in front of the Boettcher House Nature Museum, where they will sign a waiver of liability. You may pre-register for this event by calling Manheim Township Recreation at (717) 290-7180, ext. 3100. For more information, call (717) 892-2026 or email email@example.com.
Come along with us and enjoy one or both of these moderately challenging eight-mile scenic rides that start and end at the Root Beer Barrel Trailhead, located at the intersection of Route 419 and Boyd St. in Cornwall.
The 10 a.m. ride goes north through ravines and farmland to Lebanon and back, while the 11 a.m. ride goes through woods to Mt. Gretna and back and includes sites of historical interest. Riders should meet leader Brian Vandegrift at the trailhead in Cornwall, where they will sign a waiver of liability.
For more details, call Brian at (717) 629-3741 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. For directions and complete trail information, visit http://www.lvrailtrail.com/maps.htm.
Sierra Club members and the public are welcome to attend this Lancaster Group meeting. It will be held in Room 111 of Lancaster Country Day School, 725 Hamilton Drive, Lancaster.
The agenda will include discussions about our remaining summer events and activities and the variety of fall activities we've scheduled. As always, input from everyone is welcome--particularly regarding ideas or proposals for new events or initiatives.
For additional agenda info, please contact Jen Ericson, chair of the Lancaster Group, at (717) 892-2026 or email her at email@example.com.
You are cordially invited to join us for this member meeting as we look forward to the changing of the seasons and the activities and events we've scheduled for the last third of the year. Open to Sierrans and the public alike, the meeting will be in Room 111 of Lancaster Country Day School, 725 Hamilton Drive, Lancaster.
An overview of summer activities, comments on upcoming events, suggestions for future activities or initiatives, and budgetary and administrative issues are among the agenda items. For more details, please call Jen Ericson, chair of the Lancaster Group, at (717) 892-2026 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members of the Lancaster Group invite you to participate in this seasonal hike in Landis Woods Park, just off the Lititz Pike at Neffsville. We'll enjoy the colorful leaves and discover how some animals may already be preparing for winter.
This is an easy one and one-half mile trek on well-maintained trails that meander through beautiful woods and along a small creek. Hikers should meet leader Jen Ericson at the outdoor theater in front of the Boettcher House Nature Museum, where they will sign a waiver of liability. Bring field guides, if you have one, dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes.
Hikers are encouraged to pre-register for this event by calling Manheim Township Recreation at (717) 290-7180, ext. 3100. For more info, call (717) 892-2026 or email email@example.com.
The public is welcome to attend this free talk that will examine problems caused by coal mining and burning and how we can help solve them. We will meet in Lancaster Country Day School, 725 Hamilton Road, Lancaster. More information later!
Eat in or take out during this event at Isaac's Granite Run Square location, 1559 Manheim Pike, Lancaster. Twenty-five percent of the cost of your meal will be donated to the Sierra Club-Lancaster Group. For your meal to qualify, you must download a form from this website (watch for its posting) or get one from a Lancaster Group member. More information later!
Come and hear Ray Heisey, of Wind and Solar Power, explain the solar power options available for your home. Open to all without charge, the presentation will be held in Room 111 of Lancaster Country Day School, 725 Hamilton Road, Lancaster. More information later!
Bring a dish, dessert, or beverage and enjoy this evening with your fellow Sierra Club members. We'll gather in Room 111 of Lancaster Country Day School, 725 Hamilton Road, Lancaster.
The Sierra Club-Lancaster Group invites you to run or hike in this 5K (3.1 miles) trail race to show your support for the environment and specifically the plight of polar bears, the most well-known victims of global warming. Once again, this popular and successful event will be held in beautiful Lancaster County Central Park, Pavilion 22. Complete information, including registration details, will be posted soon on this website.