Upcoming Meetings

    • Thu, December 01, 2022
    • 6:00 PM
    • Palm Springs
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    Greetings Hike / Bike/4x4 leaders.

    You are invited to our planning meeting to schedule hiking, biking, and 4x4 outings for the next several months and welcome our newest hike leaders.

    We will review dates and schedule accordingly.

    Here is a list of hikes for consideration:

    CV Hiking Club: Click Here and 

    PS Previous hikes: Click Here

    New hike leaders are welcomed to  attend. No commitments or actions are expected. You might consider co leading or assisting a hike.

    Date: Thurs Dec 01 6 pm at members residence in Palm Springs with complimentary dinner (El Polo Loco buffet).

    Meeting address will be in registration confirmation email.

    If you are unable to attend, you may submit a list of your hikes and we will work to get them scheduled.

    Contact VP of Outings click here with your ideas and suggestions .

    Special COVID Related Requirements
    This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated. 


    • Tue, December 13, 2022
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • California Pizza Kitchen 12171 Seal Beach Blvd. at Rossmoor Center Drive Seal Beach, CA 90740
    • 14
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    Monthly Chapter Meeting

    Tuesday  December 13

    @ 6:30 PM


    California Pizza Kitchen Rossmoor Center

    12171 Seal Beach Blvd Seal Beach Blvd. at Rossmoor Center Drive

    Seal Beach, CA 90740

    Click here for Map


    At this meeting we will be discussing recent past events and planned activities for the next few months!  Oh yeah, you have the option of eating too!  Hungry?  YUMMY!  Vegan Options Available!


    Suggested schedule will be:

    1.  6:30 PM  All members & Core Group arrive by 6:30 and either pre-order your food or order while on site.  Introductions, eat, socialize, toss around ideas/suggestions and make merry!  Each person is responsible for their own food and beverage ordering and payment. 

    2.  7:15 PM.  Core Group will begin their meeting per the agenda along with the general meeting where the various trip leaders will have a chance to highlight their recent and upcoming trips, and answer any questions. We will continue to focus on planning for the remainder of 2022 and the first quarter of 2023.

    Any and all members are allowed and encouraged to attend and participate!  (Please be aware that only Core Group Members are allowed to vote during the Core Group meeting.). 

    3.  Meeting will adjourn upon completion of agenda!


    SPECIAL COVID RELATED REQUIREMENTS:

    Participants agree to abide by the following as a condition of registering for this event:

    1 - Follow Federal, State, and Local COVID guidelines as well as the directions of the event leader.
    2 - Do not attend if feeling ill or have any symptoms of COVID.
    3 - Contact the event leader if you test positive for COVID within 14 days of the event.


    • Wed, December 14, 2022
    • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    • Via Zoom
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    The Great Outdoors San Diego (GOSD) Core Group meets every month on the 1st Wednesday of the month to conduct GOSD business and share a meal together. Members and interested others are welcome to join. If you'll be joining us, please RSVP so we can send you the Zoom link.


    Location: Via ZOOM (contact Tyler Roosden for more information)

    Time: 4:00pm to 5:30pm PST

    Parking: In cyberspace.

    Contact: Tyler Roosden (651.497.1611)

     




    • Sat, December 17, 2022
    • 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Island View Heights, Santa Barbara, CA
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    Great Outdoors/Prime Timers Christmas Party and Potluck

    Saturday, December 17th

    Please join us at Claude’s beautiful home on the Mesa: 2:00pm for drinks, including Claude’s special leaded and unleaded Egg Nog, appetizers, holiday music as we help Claude put trimmings on his tree! Dinner will be served at 5:00pm. Prime Timers will be providing a Turkey or two, and Great Outdoors will provide a spiral sliced ham. Please bring side dish.

    RSVP at 805-966-5660, (Claude's phone number) and confirm what side dish you want to bring so we have a variety of wonderful holiday treats!

    After dinner, we will have our infamous White Elephant gift exchange. House rules. Bring that special gift you've always wanted to be remembered by (max. $20 value).

    Bring in the season with warmth, love and holiday spirit with

    Your friends of 

    Great Outdoors

    • Sun, December 18, 2022
    • 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Portuguese Bend Craft Distillery, Long Beach, CA
    • 31
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    Holiday Party 2022!


    Great Outdoors OC/LB

    is going to make this Holiday Party a Sunday Fun Day!

    Sunday December 18 @ 2:30 PM         

     Portuguese Bend Distillery!

     300 The Promenade North

    Long Beach, CA

    Directions - click on the link below:

    https://www.google.com/maps/place/Portuguese+Bend+Distilling/@33.775741,-118.1974491,14z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x80dd3117c6a0ae2f:0x2b03f093675307c8!8m2!3d33.7707423!4d-118.1903252


    You are cordially invited to the

    Great Outdoors OC/LB Chapter

    Holiday Party!

    Come and enjoy an afternoon of cheer as we make merry!


    Cocktails & Drinks:  2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

    Seated for the Culinary Experience:  3:15 PM 


    A CULINARY EXPERIENCE!

    Portuguese Bend pays homage to classic cocktails and dishes made with local ingredients and inspired by early American cuisine. We’ve studied menus around the country to culminate a menu that inspires our team and pleases our customers, with a lot of love and hint of nostalgia.

    We’re giving our neighborhood what they want - cleverly crafted cocktails, tasty dishes and a refined dining experience where all are welcome.  

    A special selection of menu options are being developed for this occasion.  There will be a vegan option for those so inclined.


    Did we mention there will be a DJ too!

    Yes!  Yes!  Yes! 


    So let's get dressed up in our gay apparel and gather to celebrate goodness and cheer during this holiday season! 



    Fees for this event:  

    $20.00 for Great Outdoor members. 

    $35.00 for guests of Great Outdoor members.

    To register a guest:  Log in to register yourself as a member and then you will be able to add a guest at that time.


    Please note  alcoholic or bar beverages are available for an extra charge which will be ordered and paid for by the member.

    We request you register as soon as possible so that we can get an accurate number of the attendees.  

    Unfortunately if you have to cancel, we will be unable to refund your fee.

    We will have an indoor dining area, bar area and the outside patio too!

    Menu: Includes Soft Drinks, Teas, Water.

    Appetizer- Served Family Style

                    Coconut Onion Rings

                    Assorted Hummus & Pita

                    Nashville Chicken Strips

    Entrée-Choice of:

                    Penne Rigate a la Vodka Pasta

                    Nashville Chicken Mac & Cheese

                    Coconut Curry Salmon

                    Piri Piri Chicken

                    Vegan Ragu & Toasted Polenta

    Dessert- Great Outdoors Holiday Cake

    Hungry yet?  

    Contact:  Lance Whitmier 

    President-OCLB@GreatOutdoors.org


    Register now and join the gayety!

    • Tue, December 20, 2022
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Online Zoom meeting
    • 30
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    All -

    The GOPS Monthly Core Group Meeting is being held as an on-line meeting of the Core Group Members, and is available to the public. The meeting will start at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, December 20, 2022. GOPS Core Group Members should register to attend the meeting.

    GOPS Members can attend by registering for the meeting. For best results, plan to use a computer or tablet equipped with a camera and microphone. Information on how to enter the Zoom meeting will be provided to registrants in their Confirmation and Reminder emails.

    Agenda: 

Past Meetings

Tue, November 29, 2022 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting
Wed, November 16, 2022 SBVC - November Pizza Social Hour
Tue, November 15, 2022 PS - Speaker Series- Friends of the Desert Mts. Organization
Tue, October 25, 2022 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - IN-PERSON
Wed, October 19, 2022 SBVC - October Pizza Social Hour
Sat, October 15, 2022 CORP - Outings Committee Mtg
Sat, October 15, 2022 CORP - Annual Conference and Election of Officers
Fri, October 14, 2022 OCLB/CORP - 44th Annual All Chapter Conference Registration
Tue, October 11, 2022 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting! California Pizza Kitchen!
Wed, October 05, 2022 PS - Hike / Bike Planning
Sun, October 02, 2022 PS - Trip Planning Meeting Oct 2
Tue, September 27, 2022 PS - Officer Elections and Monthly Membership Meeting
Wed, September 21, 2022 SBVC - Monthly Membership Meeting
Tue, September 06, 2022 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting! California Pizza Kitchen!
Wed, August 31, 2022 PS - Trip Planning Aug 31
Sun, August 28, 2022 SBVC - Picnic with Flying Club
Sat, August 27, 2022 SBVC - Santa Barbara Pride Festival
Tue, August 23, 2022 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting
Thu, August 18, 2022 PS - Speaker -Proposed Nat'l Monument - Chuckwalla Valley
Wed, August 17, 2022 SBVC - Monthly Membership Meeting
Tue, August 09, 2022 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting! California Pizza Kitchen!
Tue, July 26, 2022 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting
Sat, July 23, 2022 CORP - Board Mtg
Wed, July 20, 2022 SBVC - Monthly Membership Meeting
Wed, July 13, 2022 SD - Core Group Meeting Luncheon
Tue, June 28, 2022 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting
Wed, June 15, 2022 SD - Core Group Meeting Luncheon
Fri, June 10, 2022 SBVC - Paradise Pit Ice Cream Stop
Tue, June 07, 2022 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting! California Pizza Kitchen!
Wed, May 25, 2022 SD - Core Group Meeting Luncheon
Tue, May 24, 2022 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting
Wed, May 18, 2022 SBVC - Monthly Membership Meeting
Tue, May 10, 2022 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting! California Pizza Kitchen!
Tue, April 26, 2022 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting
Thu, April 21, 2022 PS - Speaker - Oswit Land Trust
Wed, April 20, 2022 SBVC - Monthly Membership Meeting & Pizza
Wed, April 20, 2022 SD - Core Group Meeting Luncheon
Sat, April 16, 2022 CORP - Board Mtg
Tue, April 12, 2022 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting! California Pizza Kitchen!
Sat, March 26, 2022 SD - Hike - Iron Mountain
Tue, March 22, 2022 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting
Wed, March 16, 2022 PS - Hike / Bike Planning Meeting Wed March 16 at 6pm
Sun, March 13, 2022 SD - Urban Hike/Social - San Diego Zoo
Wed, March 09, 2022 SD - Core Group Meeting Luncheon
Tue, March 08, 2022 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting! California Pizza Kitchen!
Sat, February 26, 2022 CORP and OCLB - Outdoors Experience - Hike and Trip Leader Training
Tue, February 22, 2022 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting
Tue, February 08, 2022 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting! Panera Bread!
Wed, February 02, 2022 SD - Core Group Meeting Luncheon
Tue, January 25, 2022 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting
Sun, January 23, 2022 SD - Hike - Daley Ranch
Sat, January 22, 2022 CORP - Board Mtg
Tue, December 28, 2021 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting
Tue, December 21, 2021 PS - Hike / Bike Planning
Thu, December 16, 2021 SD - Social - Gas Lamp Bowling
Sun, December 05, 2021 OCLB - See You There! Holiday Party 2021
Wed, December 01, 2021 SD - Core Group Meeting Luncheon
Tue, November 30, 2021 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting
Sat, November 20, 2021 SD - DAY ACTIVITY - MISSION BAY BIKE RIDE
Tue, November 16, 2021 LA - LA Chapter Monthly Meeting
Wed, November 03, 2021 SD - Core Group Meeting Luncheon
Tue, November 02, 2021 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting
Tue, October 26, 2021 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting
Tue, October 19, 2021 LA - LA Chapter Monthly Meeting
Sat, October 16, 2021 CORP - Outings Committee Mtg
Sat, October 16, 2021 CORP - Annual Conference and Election of Officers
Tue, October 12, 2021 PS - Hike / Bike Planning
Tue, October 05, 2021 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting! New Venue! New Start Time!
Mon, October 04, 2021 PS - Trip Planning For 2022
Wed, September 29, 2021 PS - Election of Officers - September 2021
Tue, September 28, 2021 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting and Election of Officers - September 2021
Sat, September 25, 2021 OCLB - Let's Get Soaking Wet Again! Pool Party #3!
Mon, September 13, 2021 PS - Trip Planning For 2022
Tue, September 07, 2021 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting! New Venue! New Start Time!
Tue, September 07, 2021 PS - Trip Planning For 2022
Sun, September 05, 2021 OCLB - WaterBikes in Long Beach! Ride A Bike On Water!
Tue, August 24, 2021 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - August 2021
Tue, August 03, 2021 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting
Tue, July 27, 2021 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - July 2021
Sat, July 24, 2021 CORP - Board Mtg
Tue, July 06, 2021 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting
Tue, June 22, 2021 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - June 2021
Tue, June 01, 2021 OCLB - Monthly Meeting
Tue, May 25, 2021 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - May 2021
Tue, May 04, 2021 OCLB - Monthly Meeting
Tue, April 27, 2021 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - April 2021
Sat, April 24, 2021 CORP - Board Mtg
Tue, April 13, 2021 PS - Hike Leader Update meeting
Tue, April 06, 2021 OCLB - Monthly Meeting
Mon, March 29, 2021 PS - Trail Talk
Tue, March 23, 2021 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - March 2021
Sat, March 06, 2021 CORP - Board Special Meeting
Tue, March 02, 2021 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting
Mon, March 01, 2021 PS - Trail Talk
Tue, February 23, 2021 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - February 2021
Wed, February 17, 2021 PS - Yosemite High Sierra Camps - Virtual Tour
Tue, February 02, 2021 PS - Trail Talk
Wed, January 27, 2021 PS - Exploring the Backcountry in 4WD - Virtual Tour
Tue, January 26, 2021 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - January 2021
Tue, January 26, 2021 PS - Info-A-Go-Go
Sat, January 23, 2021 CORP - Board Mtg
Tue, January 05, 2021 PS - Trail Talk
Wed, December 16, 2020 PS - Camping Adventures - Virtual Tour
Tue, December 15, 2020 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - December 2020
Tue, November 24, 2020 LA - Thanksgiving-edition LA Monthly Core Meeting & Zoom Social
Wed, November 18, 2020 PS - Hiking Adventures - Virtual Tour
Tue, November 17, 2020 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - November 2020
Tue, October 27, 2020 LA - Halloween-edition LA Monthly Core Meeting & Zoom Social
Tue, October 27, 2020 PS - Monthly Core Group Meeting - October 2020
Sat, October 24, 2020 CORP - Virtual Campfire & Raffles
Sat, October 24, 2020 CORP - Awards Ceremony
Sat, October 24, 2020 CORP - Outings Mtg
Sat, October 24, 2020 CORP - Incoming Board Mtg
Sat, October 24, 2020 CORP - Elections Mtg
Sat, October 24, 2020 CORP - Nominations Committee & Outgoing Board Mtg
Fri, October 09, 2020 PS - "A History of Off-Roading in the California Desert"
Tue, September 22, 2020 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting and ELECTION OF OFFICERS - September 2020
Thu, September 17, 2020 PS - 4x4 Adventures- Virtual Tour
Wed, September 16, 2020 SD - GOSD General Membership Meeting/Election 2020-2021
Wed, September 16, 2020 SBVC - OFFICER ELECTIONS & Core Group Meeting/Pizza Social
Tue, August 25, 2020 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - August 2020
Wed, August 19, 2020 SBVC - Core Group Meeting/Pizza Social
Tue, July 28, 2020 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - July 2020
Thu, July 23, 2020 PS - Death Valley Pt 2 - Virtual Tour
Wed, July 15, 2020 SBVC - Core Group Meeting/Pizza Social
Thu, July 09, 2020 PS - Death Valley Pt 1 - Virtual Tour
Tue, June 23, 2020 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - June 2020
Wed, June 17, 2020 SBVC - Core Group Meeting/Pizza Social
Fri, June 12, 2020 PS - Name That Campout-Jeopardy
Thu, May 28, 2020 PS - Staycamp -Saline Valley - Virtual Tour
Tue, May 26, 2020 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - May
Wed, May 20, 2020 SBVC - CANCELED: Core Group Meeting/Pizza Social
Fri, May 15, 2020 PS - Staycamp - Lake Perris Virtual
Sat, May 09, 2020 PS -Our Amazing Desert: The Diversity of Life!
Wed, April 29, 2020 PS - Deep Creek Hot Springs - Virtual Tour
Tue, April 28, 2020 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - April
Sat, April 25, 2020 CORP - Board Meeting
Wed, April 22, 2020 PS - Earth Day 50 Years - Wild and Scenic Short Films
Wed, April 15, 2020 SBVC - CANCELED: Core Group Meeting/Pizza Social
Tue, April 07, 2020 Cancelled - OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting
Tue, March 24, 2020 PS - Cancelled - Monthly Membership Meeting - March 2020
Wed, March 18, 2020 SBVC - CANCELED - Core Group Meeting/Pizza Social
Wed, March 11, 2020 SD - Core Group Meeting
Tue, March 10, 2020 PS - Speaker Program- -CANCELLED -Mar. 2020 Bats, Man! What GOPS Members Might Want To Know About Bats
Tue, March 03, 2020 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting
Tue, February 25, 2020 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - February 2020
Wed, February 19, 2020 SBVC - Core Group Meeting/Pizza Social
Wed, February 12, 2020 SD - Core Group Meeting***Canceled***
Tue, February 11, 2020 PS - Speaker Program- Understanding Coyotes
Tue, February 04, 2020 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting
Tue, January 28, 2020 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - January 2020
Wed, January 15, 2020 SD - Core Group Meeting
Wed, January 15, 2020 SBVC - Core Group Meeting/Pizza Social
Tue, January 14, 2020 PS - Speaker Program-Jan. 2020 A 50th Anniversary Pilgrimage to the Sites of Apollo 11 Mission
Sat, January 11, 2020 CORP - Board Meeting
Tue, January 07, 2020 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting
Wed, December 18, 2019 SBVC - Core Group Meeting/Pizza Social
Tue, December 17, 2019 PS - Speaker Program-Dec. 2019 The Palms to Pines Birding Trail
Sat, December 14, 2019 SD - Holiday Party/Sleepover/Hike
Wed, December 11, 2019 SD - Core Group Meeting
Tue, December 10, 2019 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - December 2019
Tue, December 03, 2019 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting
Wed, November 20, 2019 SBVC - Core Group Meeting/Pizza Social
Wed, November 13, 2019 SD - Core Group Meeting
Tue, November 12, 2019 PS - Speaker Series - Joshua Tree Park Jeopardy
Tue, November 05, 2019 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting
Wed, October 30, 2019 PS - Save Oswit Canyon Fundraiser
Tue, October 22, 2019 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - Meet Your Hike Leaders!
Wed, October 16, 2019 SBVC - Core Group Meeting/Pizza Social
Sat, October 12, 2019 Corp - Incoming Board Meeting
Fri, October 11, 2019 Corp - Outgoing Board Meeting
Fri, October 11, 2019 SBVC/CORP - 41st Annual GO Conference, Jamboree & Campout
Wed, October 09, 2019 SD - Core Group Meeting
Tue, October 08, 2019 PS - GOPS Speaker Series - Save Oswit Canyon
Tue, October 01, 2019 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting
Sun, September 29, 2019 LA - Huntington Brunch and Chapter Elections
Tue, September 24, 2019 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting and Officer Elections - September 2019
Wed, September 18, 2019 SBVC - Overnight Trip Planning Meeting
Wed, September 18, 2019 SBVC - OFFICER ELECTIONS & Core Group Meeting/Pizza Social
Wed, September 18, 2019 PS - Trip Planning For 2020
Wed, September 11, 2019 SD - Core Group Elections
Tue, September 10, 2019 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting
Tue, September 10, 2019 PS - September Monthly Speaker Program
Tue, August 27, 2019 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - August 2019
Wed, August 21, 2019 SBVC - Core Group Meeting and Pizza Social
Tue, August 20, 2019 SD - 2020 Event Planning Meeting and Member Appreciation Pizza Party
Tue, August 20, 2019 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting Udate
Tue, August 06, 2019 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting
Sat, July 27, 2019 Corp - Quarterly Board Meeting
Tue, July 23, 2019 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting - July 2019
Wed, July 10, 2019 SD - Core Group Meeting
Tue, June 25, 2019 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting
Thu, June 20, 2019 LA - Core Group & Member Meeting *Canceled*
Wed, June 12, 2019 SD - Core Group Meeting
Tue, June 04, 2019 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting
Tue, May 28, 2019 PS - Monthly Membership Meeting
Thu, May 23, 2019 LA - Core Group & Member Meeting
Sat, May 11, 2019 Corp - Quarterly Board Meeting
Tue, May 07, 2019 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting
Tue, April 23, 2019 PS - Mo. Mtg/Speaker: Desert Tortoise
Wed, April 17, 2019 SBVC - Core Group Meeting and Pizza Social
Wed, April 17, 2019 LA - Monthly Core Group and Member Meeting
Wed, April 10, 2019 SD - Monthly Core Group Meeting & Dinner
Tue, April 02, 2019 OCLB - Monthly Chapter Meeting


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