Great Outdoors Los Angeles is proud to host Great Outdoors’ Annual Conference Campout on October 6-8, 2017 at Table Mountain Campground in the Angeles National Forest. Our campsites are located at 7,500 ft. in a forest of towering Ponderosa pines with amazing views of the Mojave desert and surrounding mountains. Star gazing will be great considering our mountain top location. Just a short drive away you can visit Jackson Lake for a daytime picnic or take in spectacular views from Inspiration Point of the East Fork River Valley or even Catalina Island on a clear day. This event is open to all members and anyone who may want to join Great Outdoors. Information for new membership is on the following pages.
For the more adventurous, you can choose to whoosh your way through the treetops and navigate suspension bridges at the nearby Ziplines at the Pacific Crest. You may also want to hike part of the Pacific Crest Trail adjacent to our campground. The Grassy Hollow Visitor center is a few miles down the road where you can learn about the area and walk the nature trail.
Arrival on Friday will be after 1:00 pm. From 5:30 to 7:30 we will provide a taco bar , fresh fruit , and a member will be providing sangria and margaritas for your evening meal. You’ll also receive a Day of the Dead skull to decorate and we will provide all the decorations, paint, glitter and other be dazzlers for you to use. Then, at Saturdays pot luck we’ll display all your creations on the tabletops for everyone to enjoy. And, wait for it…….
There will be a piñata!!!
Starting at 8:00 a.m. Saturday, we will have breakfast ready for you. Pancakes, scrambled eggs, fresh fruit and coffee will be served .
NOTE: ALL OTHER MEALS WILL BE YOUR OWN RESPONSIBILITY.
We’ve also pulled some Great Outdoors treasures out of storage, and will be making them available for bidding at a silent auction. Bid on your favorite nostalgic t-shirts and other GO items. All proceeds will be donated back to Great Outdoors Corp.
We’ll have frisbee golf set up along with some other games. The Pacific Crest trail runs by the campground for hiking and views of the desert and the inland valleys. If you would like to go zip-lining, make a reservation and purchase at the following link
2.5 hours—$109 (includes 6 zips) and 3.5 hours-$119-129 (includes 9 zips).
· After 1pm..........Arrive and set up
· Afternoon..........Decorate your Day of the Dead skulls
· Explore the area, hike
· 5:30-7:30pm.....Taco Bar dinner, provided by Great Outdoors
· 8:30pm-9:00pm..Outgoing C0orporate Board meeting (All current board members must attend)
After Dinner.........Campfire activities, board/card games
8:00am(-ish)........Breakfast is served
9:30am-10:00am..Annual Elections (All current & prospective board members, as well all chapter delegates must attend)
10:00am-11:00am..Incoming Corporate Board meeting (All new board members must attend, all members welcome to attend.)
Afternoon................Explore the area, zipline, hike, decorate your skulls
6:30pm..................Potluck. Please bring main and side dishes. Desserts will be provided by Great Outdoors
After Dinner........... Volunteer of the Year Awards, campfire, games
Breakfast on your own. You may want to stop in the nearby town of Wrightwood at the Evergreen Café, Cinnamon’s bakery, or Sunday Brunch at Mexico Lindo (great food, great price).
11:00am...............Head home.. Travel safely
You are responsible for bringing all your own camping gear, stove, flashlight, lantern and food (other than the planned meals). Potable water is available, but there are no showers. We also ask that you bring 2 bundles of firewood to help keep the campfire blazing and a pot luck item to share on Saturday night (please bring main and side dishes, Desserts will be provided by Great Outdoors). Carpooling is recommended to help reduce gas consumption & parking costs. Please make sure to complete the section on carpooling during registration. Weather on the mountain can change suddenly so bring layers.