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Sanborn Skyline County Park
Santa Clara County Parks
July 25-27, 2014
Building rock walls will be a big part of this project.
Level of Effort
5pm - Registration and camping opens
7:30am - Registration, light breakfast, and lunch prep begin.
8am - Morning greeting, announcements, stretching and safety talk. Project begins.
12:30pm - Break for lunch on trail.
3:30pm - Head back to camp.
4pm - Drinks, appetizers and socializing. Showers available.
6:15pm - Dinner and entertainment.
8am - Registration, hot breakfast, and lunch prep.
8:30am - Morning greeting, announcements, stretching and safety talk. Project begins.
11:30am - Break for lunch on trail.
1:30pm - Head back to camp to pack gear and truck.
2pm - Celebrate the work and say goodbyes.
What to bring and wearWater, sun hat, and sunscreen. You will NOT be allowed on the trail without a water container.
For your safety and protection from hazards, please be prepared with the following items:
Bathing suit for swimming in the river
Plates, utensils, coffee mug and a cup.
Work Gloves (if you do not have work gloves V-O-Cal can provide a pair to use).
Sturdy shoes or boots with tread. Working in sandals or open-toed shoes will not be permitted.
Day pack to carry water and lunch.
Insect repellent or Mesh insect hat, allergy medicine, etc.
A change of clothes for each work day and for lounging at camp to minimize the spread of poison oak.
IF CAMPING: bring a tent, sleeping bag, folding chair, flashlight, and other camping gear. A coffee mug is also necessary. Also bring a change of clothes.
Please bring your own reusable plates, coffee mug, cups and utensils. To minimize waste from our projects, we ask that you bring your own dishes. Hot water and soap are provided.
A continental breakfast is served Saturday morning.
Lunch is prepared before hitting the trails. You break for lunch on the trail around 12:30.
Please arrive at camp by 7:40am to register, eat breakfast and prepare your lunch.
Appetizers and beverages will be available at 4pm after the work day on Saturday. Dinner will follow at 6:15pm.
Hot breakfast is served Sunday.
V-O-Cal provides all meals for volunteers from breakfast Saturday through lunch Sunday. Vegetarian options are available for all meals.
HYDRATION/SUN EXPOSURE: The work site is exposed and it may be HOT. Wear a sun hat! Please drink plenty of water throughout the work day. If you feel tired or weak, let your crew leader know and take a break.
POISON OAK: There is a risk of exposure to poison oak at at the work site. Have your crew leader point some out to you if you don't know what it looks like. Clean with Tecnu after the workday and be cautious when handling your dirty clothes.
SNAKES: Snakes are present on the property. Use caution when walking the trails and when picking items up off the ground.
TICKS: Ticks are always a hazard so it is important to check during and after the project.
SHARP TOOLS: Please listen to your crew leaders tool safety talk and observe proper tool use throughout the day.
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