WOODCUTTERS WEEKEND 2014 – coming soon!

Friday, October 31-November 2, 2014.

A volunteer opportunity to help Princeton-Blairstown Center prepare for the winter months ahead.  Activity levels range from very easy to fairly physical – you get to choose.  Come for the day or for the weekend.  Lodging and food will be provided (there will be a LIGHT SNACK on Friday evening for anyone arriving before 8:00 p.m.).  A hearty breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided on Saturday and breakfast will be available on Sunday (with leftovers for lunch) for anyone staying over.  If you have saws, axes, and safety gloves, please bring them.  Tools are limited to use by owner only.  Dress in layers, and don’t forget your work boots and gloves.

A bus for Princeton students and Princeton Alumni/Board members only will be provided on Saturday morning departing from Princeton University at the Woodrow Wilson School (corner of Washington and Prospect Street) promptly at 7:30 a.m. (please arrive by 7:20 a.m.)- departing Saturday evening from PBC at 7:30 p.m.

RSVP by e-mail to Pat Karl – pkarl@princetonblairstown.org.  Please include the number of people (if children are included, their ages), and the day of arrival and departure.  A tentative schedule is below.  For any questions, please call (908) 362-6765 x1.

Tentative Woodcutters Weekend Agenda
October 31 – November 2, 2014

  Friday, October 31, 2014
6:00pm Arrival & Sign up for Work Groups & Programming
6:00-8:00pm Snacks & Board Games or Cards in Egner Lodge
8:00 – 10:00pm Halloween Festivities in Danielson Lodge/Campfire Under the Pavilion
10:30pm Quiet Hours

 

  Saturday, November 1, 2014
7:00 Meditation in Danielson Lodge (Fireside Room)
8:00-9:00 Breakfast Breakfast, Arrival & Sign up for Work Groups and Programming
Dining Hall Restoration immediately following breakfast
9:30 Welcome
Roberto Gil & Pam Gregory
Safety Briefing with PBC Facilities Director Jody Zengulis
10:00 Work Projects Underway!
12:00-1:15pm Lunch
Dining Hall Restoration immediately following Lunch
1:15pm Large Group Photo (Meet in front of Egner)
1:30 – 3:00pm Resume Work Projects
3:00 – 4:45pm PBC Programming: Climbing Wall, Lake Walk, Field Games, Cookie/Cupcake Decorating
5:00 – 6:00pm Free Time: Enjoy the property, shower, or just relax
6:00 – 7:00pm Dinner
Dining Hall Restoration immediately following Dinner
7:30 – 10:15pm Evening Activities:
7:30 – Night walk
8:00 – Campfire, Singing and S’mores at Main Campfire Circle
Anytime – Snacks and Board Games or Cards in Egner
10:30pm Quiet Hours

 

  Sunday, November 2, 2014
7:00 Meditation in Danielson Lodge (Fireside Room)
8:00-9:00 Breakfast
Dining Hall Restoration immediately following breakfast
10:00-12:00pm Finish up Projects/Restoration
12:00-1:00pm Lunch
Dining Hall Restoration immediately following Lunch
1:00pm Departure

 

 

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