Area Outdoor Activities and Educational Events

All BOC events are open to the public. When participating in Butler Outdoor Club events, it is assumed that all participants are responsible for their own safety and of their dependents(such as children) at the event. The facilitator is simply providing an opportunity for everyone to enjoy the event together and is not assuming responsibility or liability for the safety of the participants. All travel is not part of the event and is done at your own risk. To be considered as participating in our events all leaders must fill out a waiver form and all participants must read and sign that form.
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July 21, BOC evening paddle at Moraine State Park. Meet at 7:00 pm at Moraine State Park North Shore McDanels Launch.
July 22, BOC Hike at Moraine State Park. Evening hike along the bike trail. Bring your head lamps. Meet at 8:00PM: Five Points Campground at Moraine State Park North Shore. Steve Smith
Aug 2
BOC monthly meetings are 6:30 pm social, 7:00 pm announcements and program promptly after announcements on the first Wed. of each month usually at the Butler YMCA, lower level meeting room, 339 N. Washington, St. Butler, Pa.
Each meeting includes outing announcements, a featured speaker and slideshow or outdoor educational program and is open to the public.

Join us 6:30pm Wednesday Aug 2 when Christina Handley will present a program on the Allegheny Aquatic Alliance sponsors of the Connoquenessing Creek Cleanups from Zelienople to Ellwood City this summer on Aug 19 and Sept 9.
The annual BOC miniature golf outing will be held at Eracer's on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at 7:00 p.m.. Eracer's is located on route 68 south of Butler. We always have a great time. We have an optional stop for ice cream afterward. If you have any questions, please call Jan at 724 867-0261. Hope to see you there! Jan Berg

  Other Area Outdoor Activities and Events

These events are listed for public information and are not sponsored nor endorsed by the Butler Outdoor Club. We assume no liability for anything that happens if you participate in these activities.
McConnells Mill State Park program: Tree Identification Hike Friday, July 21, 2017 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Meet beside Kildoo Pavilion Pennsylvania is home to over 160 different tree species, which is more tree species than all of Western Europe combined. Come join the Park Naturalist to learn how to learn the basics of tree identification through this hands-on and informative hike
Jul 27
Jul 30
NCTA Trail Celebration in Marquette, Michigan Annual event with hikes, seminars, programs, dinners, awards,etc. Registration opens April 1 For details goto
Aug 19
Sep 9
The 6th Annual Connoquenessing Creek Cleanup dates have been scheduled! Please help us restore this important waterway back to its beautiful, natural state by removing the physical garbage that consumes it. So far we have removed over 275,000 pounds of garbage, including over 2,600 tires from just 37 miles of the 50 mile waterway! This year we are focusing on a 15-mile stretch, starting in Harmony Junction and ending in Ellwood City. This is the first year the cleanup is in Butler, Beaver, and Lawrence Counties! Join us in doing a good thing for the environment and community while feeling good and meeting new friends! Register before by emailing me back or call (724) 371-0416 Or Just show up! Dates: August 19th & September 9th, 2017 Meeting Location: Live Out Baptist Church, 1718 PA-588 Fombell, PA 16123 Time: 8am – 5pm Lunch, snacks, beverages, work gloves, & T-shirt provided Cleanup Needs: Volunteers, Rope, Chains, 10 tarps, 10 pry bars, 2 chainsaws, 5 sledgehammers, 10 old metal ladders, 2-3 washing stations, 10 tin-cutters, hip waders, use of 2 pressure washers, use of 3 brush cutters/weed eaters, use of 15+ pickup/dump trucks with/without winches, use of 20 canoes, use of 20 aluminum/metal boats, 10+ floatation devices/life jackets, use of skid loader/Bobcat, use of trailers, portable winches, etc.

Last Updated on July 21, 2017
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