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May, 2018

Wednesday
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Join Joe Jones at the Kellys Ford take-out at 10:00. Please tell him you‘re coming. Remington gauge now 942 cfs, falling slowly - delightful level. JosephAJones79@gmail.com or 1-478-714-2602.
Thursday
3
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Many streams. mainly Class II, some III. Contact John Duke H=301-498-1175 C= 301-465-0091 Dukejohn999@comcast.net See CCA website for more information.
Friday
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Many streams. mainly Class II, some III. Contact John Duke H=301-498-1175 C= 301-465-0091 Dukejohn999@comcast.net See CCA website for more information.
Friday
4
Kelly's Ford on the Rappahannock
10:30 AM
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Remington to Kelly‘s Ford section, meet at Kelly‘s Ford at 10:30. Friday Forecast: 700 cfs, 4 ft - Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Contact Frank & Bridget Fico1@netzero.net 703-318-7998
Friday
4
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Meet at the Adventure Center (on right shore of the Po (entrance opposite Potoma Wayside parking - across U.S. 340. Predicted Level ca. 2.6 ft/ 3,700 cfs. Please contact Vitas at Vitas@Frontiernet.net
Saturday
5
Cinco de Mayo
Saturday
5
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Many streams. mainly Class II, some III. Contact John Duke H=301-498-1175 C= 301-465-0091 Dukejohn999@comcast.net See CCA website for more information.
Saturday
5
Trap Pond State Park Campground
8:00 AM
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On Saturday we will paddle in the morning then play in the Ocean in the afternoon. On Sunday we will choose a slightly longer paddling route.
Saturday
5
Teeters Campground
8:00 AM
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Also Sunday May 6 - Cheat River Festival listed with BRV. Trip looking for a Leader See: http://cheatfest.org/
Saturday
5
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Looking for someone to coordinate this Sat and Sunday release - single-day or the whole weekend - please contact Alf Cooley if you can organize this trip.
Saturday
5
Myersville McDonald's - consolidate boats at 8:00 and head on by 8:30
8:00 AM
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Top Yough or equivalent. Creeking! For advanced boaters only - need to be able to boof.
Sunday
6
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Many streams. mainly Class II, some III. Contact John Duke H=301-498-1175 C= 301-465-0091 Dukejohn999@comcast.net See CCA website for more information.
Sunday
6
Trap Pond State Park Campground
8:00 AM
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On Saturday we will paddle in the morning then play in the Ocean in the afternoon. On Sunday we will choose a slightly longer paddling route.
Sunday
6
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This will be a go if the release is 1000 cfs. They were releasing 1500 April 21 & 22 and even higher levels during much of the week due to rain. Limited to 6. Call Beth to register.
Sunday
6
Pennyfield Lock
9:00 AM
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Meet at 9:00 at Pennyfield Lock - shuttle up to Violettes. WX: Cloudy High 72 degrees, river 4.1 ft. H2O temp. 65, 20% chance rain.
Monday
7
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Many streams. mainly Class II, some III. Contact John Duke H=301-498-1175 C= 301-465-0091 Dukejohn999@comcast.net See CCA website for more information.
Tuesday
8
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Many streams. mainly Class II, some III. Contact John Duke H=301-498-1175 C= 301-465-0091 Dukejohn999@comcast.net See CCA website for more information.
Wednesday
9
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Many streams. mainly Class II, some III. Contact John Duke H=301-498-1175 C= 301-465-0091 Dukejohn999@comcast.net See CCA website for more information.
Thursday
10
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Many streams. mainly Class II, some III. Contact John Duke H=301-498-1175 C= 301-465-0091 Dukejohn999@comcast.net See CCA website for more information.
Thursday
10
Cindy Dees / Lowrys / Guide House Grill on the MD side of the US 340 bridge over the Potomac. 3
10:30 AM
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It will be running at 3.1’ with afternoon temps in the low 80s and a chance of T-storms. Meet at 10:30am at the Guide House Grill (aka Cindy Dee‘s) parking to arrange shuttle (either to Weverton/Potoma Wayside/or both). Call Bob if you‘re coming.
Friday
11
Harpers Ferry Adventure Center (across from Patoma Wayside) - downriver from Harpers Ferry
12:00 PM
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Pick-Up Trip
Friday paddle. Staircase - at 3.1 - Intermediate - Meet at Harpers Ferry Adventure Center (across from Patoma Wayside), at 12:00 Noon. on Friday/ 11 May. Vitas Eidukevicius vitas@frontiernet.net
Saturday
12
Great Falls C&O Canal NHP
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This is a class II/III whitewater race. It is not suitable for beginners.
Saturday
12
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Richard Hopley‘s annual multi-river trip - Cl. III/IV rivers. Contact Richard at: RHopley@earthlink.net
Sunday
13
Mother's Day
Sunday
13
Pennyfield Lock
9:00 AM
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Meet at Pennyfield Lock at 9:00 for 3-hour run - Plese notify Alf so no one is left behind on the beginning shuttle to Violettes Lock.
Monday
14
Monday
14
Barbara Brown
7:00 PM
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We will meet at Barb‘s house for a pot-luck dinner. If you have any issues to bring before the board, you are welcome to attend. If you just want to get more involved with the club you are welcome to join us.
Tuesday
15
Devils Backbone State Pk, MD 68, 39.5375311,-77.7277017
3:00 PM
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We will be paddling the upper Antietam Meet at Devils Backbone Park at 10:00 AM. Then shuttle to Funkstown for the put-in - Vitas Eidukevicius vitas@frontiernet.net
Wednesday
16
Lock 10
5:30 PM
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Meet at Lock 10 - consolidate boats - leave for Anglers at 6, put in there at 6:30. There are usually a few experienced boaters willing to teach you some stuff and rescue you. Consult Paddle Prattle http://www.monocacyboard.org/mboard/mboard.php
Saturday
19
Pennyfield Lock
8:00 AM
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This two-day class is for people who have at least some kayak experience and who would like to learn the basics of river kayaking. We will discuss safety, practice basic strokes, and travel one local class II section of the Potomac river each day
Saturday
19
Myersville McDonald's
8:00 AM
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Canceled due to too few paddlers, high water flow and poor weather forecast.
Saturday
19
Great Falls National Park
10:00 AM
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Postponement due to high water (7 ft) predicted - A Great Falls Foundation event. Part of the Potomac River Celebration.
Saturday
19
TBD
2:00 PM
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A Great Falls Foundation event. Part of the Potomac River Celebration.
Sunday
20
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I will do Bloomington May 6 and May 20. It will be limited to 6 and will focus on skills development. Participants need to contact me first. Beth 240-506-0417
Sunday
20
Pennyfield Lock
8:00 AM
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This two-day class is for people who have at least some kayak experience and who would like to learn the basics of river kayaking. We will discuss safety, practice basic strokes, and travel one local class II section of the Potomac river each day
Sunday
20
Pennyfield Lock
9:00 AM
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Meet at Pennyfield Lock at 9:00 for 3-hour run - Please notify Alf so no one is left behind on the beginning shuttle to Violettes Lock.
Sunday
20
Angler's / C&O Canal
10:00 AM
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A Great Falls Foundation event. Part of the Potomac River Celebration.
Sunday
20
Seneca Landing/Riley's Lock
1:00 PM
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Postponed to July 22nd due to extremely high water. Original registrations will NOT carry over to the new July 22nd date. The new registration will re-open 3 weeks prior to the event.
Wednesday
23
Paddle Prattle: http://www.monocacyboard.org/mboard/mboard.php
6:00 PM
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Paddle the local Potomac every Wednesday evening throughout the summer. No formal instruction is provided but experienced paddlers are always willing to help. Location will vary depending on river conditions. Check Paddle Prattle for update.
Friday
25
Teeters Campground
8:00 AM
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BRV Trip - Teeters On The Cheat, Co-led by Mike Martin & Courtney Caldwell - through Monday, May 28. Multiple trips - LI through Advanced
Saturday
26
East Fork Campground
 
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Paddle the Greenbriar with a shuttle via a train pulled by a steam locomotive. The campground we will stay at is right on the river. Participants are responsible for camping fees and train tickets.
Saturday
26
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pls contact trip coordinators Mike Martin & Courtney Caldwell at imnostooge@yahoo.com (rivers range from LI up to A) Sat-Sun-Mon
Sunday
27
East Fork Campground
 
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Paddle the Greenbriar with a shuttle via a train pulled by a steam locomotive. The campground we will stay at is right on the river. Participants are responsible for camping fees and train tickets.
Sunday
27
Pennyfield Lock
9:00 AM
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Meet at Pennyfield Lock at 9:00 for 3-hour run - Please notify Alf so no one is left behind on the beginning shuttle to Violettes Lock.
Monday
28
Memorial Day
Monday
28
East Fork Campground
 
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Paddle the Greenbriar with a shuttle via a train pulled by a steam locomotive. The campground we will stay at is right on the river. Participants are responsible for camping fees and train tickets.
Wednesday
30
Paddle Prattle: http://www.monocacyboard.org/mboard/mboard.php
6:00 PM
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Paddle the local Potomac every Wednesday evening throughout the summer. No formal instruction is provided but experienced paddlers are always willing to help. Location will vary depending on river conditions. Check Paddle Prattle for update.