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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Nov 5 BOC Trail Improvement Project at Moraine State Park, North Shore 5 Points Group Campground - Come on our and join us to help out a trail that is in need of some tender loving care. Our main project will be to rip out an old bridge and put in a new one. We will also be pruning back and re-blazing the trail as well. There are also some old stone steps that need to be moved and relocated. Please dress for the weather and the great outdoors. Wear sturdy work shoes. Bring gloves, snacks and water for the day. If you have a cordless drill, bring that as well. The park will provide all the materials and tools needed to accomplish our goals for the day.
Nov 11 BOC Annual Dinner at the East Butler Fireman's Hall 5:00 pm at 808 Grant Ave, East Butler, Pa - Chinese Auction, Door Prizes, Dinner 6:30pm Menu Stuffed Chicken Breast or Stuffed Pork Chop or Braised Steak (choose one); Baked Potato, Green Bean Casserole, Tossed Salad with Baby Greens, Desert - Featured Program by the Audubon Club of Western Pa. on the Ice Age in Western Pa. Pre-paid Reservations only $15 by Nov 7 - Purchase at the Nov 1 monthly meeting or mail chack with meal selection and names of attendees to: Butler Outdoor Club, 134 Oak Ave, Kittanning, Pa 16201
Dec 6 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 Dec 6 at the Butler YMCA for our annual BOC Christmas Party. Bring a dish or drink to share and a $5-$10 gift for the gift exchange.

  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.
Nov 11 Butler Chapter NCTA Hike - Meet 9am at the Point Parking Area in McConnells Mill State Park for a hike over to Alpha Falls, then down to the Mill, across the bridge and down the NCT to Eckert Bridge and back on the Kildoo Trail for about 5 miles total. The trail is rocky and may be muddy. Wear appropriate footwear and bring your drink and snack. Dave Adams
Nov 18 Cooks Forest State Park Program: Wilderness Survival: Primitive Fire Building & Meal Preparation Saturday, November 18 at 900am Dust off your ferrule rods and meet us at the Log Cabin Inn Environmental Learning Classroom to learn various fire starting techniques. We will then prepare our lunch and car-pool to the Black Bear Trail area to use our new found fire starting skills to cook our lunch. All participants will receive a ‘Fire N’ Five’ fire starting kit and food for their meals. Cost is $25, due upon registration by 11/16. Participation will be limited to 20 people. Checks or money orders should be made to ‘Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’ and sent to Cook Forest State Park, P.O. Box 120, Cooksburg, PA 16217. Registration fee will be withheld for cancellations after registration deadline. Please contact Dale Luthringer, environmental education specialist, for more details at (814)744-8407 or dluthringe@pa.gov. (5 hrs)


Last Updated on Nov 6, 2017
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