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2008 Sojourn - Raystown Branch

  On the full days of the sojourn wake-up time is 6AM, breakfast at 7AM, and the shuttle at 8AM.  Lunch will be around noon, the evening stop will be around 4 or 5PM, dinner around 6PM, and entertainment around 7:30PM.  Registration for the next day will be the evening before (around 5 to 8PM).

Friday: June 13 Old Bedford Village

Directions to Old Bedford Village:  2 miles north of Bedford on Bus Rt. 220.  Exit 146 on the PA Turnpike.  Exit 1 on I 99.

Arrival & Registration Begins at 3:30PM.

Parking facilities:  Old Bedford Village parking lot

Programs:  Pre-register for guided tour of the village.

Meals:

    Breakfast: No

    Lunch: No

    Dinner: On your own at local restaurants

Restrooms:  Port-a-Johns                      

Water:  Yes

Washing facilities:  No

Camping:  Yes                                                                                             

Campfires/firewood:  Yes

Saturday: June 14

Directions to the Everett Dikes:  500 yards downstream from Weicht Bridge near center of Everett.  From old Rt. 30 turn south on Juniata St. and go to levee.  Drive over levee to unload and parking is nearby.

Safety talk after breakfast

Shuttle:  Cars to the Everett Dikes

Canoe/Kayak shuttle:  None

Canoe/Kayak launch site:  Old Bedford Village

Parking facilities:  On street or at IGA

Programs:  Evening entertainment

Meals:

   Breakfast:  at Old Bedford Village

   Lunch:  at the Woolen Mill

   Dinner:  at the Everett Dikes

Restrooms:  Port-a-Johns

Water:  Yes

Washing Facilities:  No  

Washbasins for cookware:  Yes

Camping:  Everett Dikes

Campfires/firewood:  No

Sunday: June 15  

Directions to the Woy Bridge Campground:  2 miles east of Everett , turn north off US Rt. 30 at the Graceville sign.  Go mile and turn right onto SR1010.  Go 2 miles and turn left on Whetstone Rd.

Safety talk after breakfast

Shuttle:  Cars to Woy Bridge Campground

Canoe/Kayak shuttle:  None

Canoe/Kayak launch site:  Everett Dikes

Parking facilities:  Woy Bridge Campground

Programs:  Evening entertainment

Meals:

   Breakfast:  Everett Dikes

   Lunch:  Juniata Crossing

   Dinner:  Woy Bridge Campground

Restrooms:  Yes

Water:  Yes

Washing facilities:  Yes

Washbasins for cookware:  Yes

Camping:  Woy Bridge Campground

Campfires/firewood:  Yes 

Monday: June 16  

Directions to the Cypher Bridge:  From PA Rt. 26 south of Hopewell, turn left on SR1020, Cypher Rd. to field on left before bridge.    

Safety talk after breakfast

Shuttle:  Cars to the Cypher Bridge area

Canoe/Kayak shuttle:  None

Canoe/Kayak launch site:  Woy Bridge Campground

Parking facilities:  Field near the Cypher Bridge area

Programs:  Evening entertainment

Meals:

   Breakfast:  at Woy Bridge Campground

   Lunch:  on river

   Dinner:  at the Cypher Bridge area

Restrooms:  Yes

Water:  Yes

Washing facilities:  No

Washbasins for cookware:  Yes

Camping:  A field near the Cypher Bridge

Campfires/firewood:  Yes 

Tuesday: June 17

Directions to Warriors Path State Park: Park is accessible via Saxton.  From PA Rt. 913, turn on 8th St. and follow signs to park.  

Safety talk after breakfast

Shuttle:  Cars to Warriors Path State Park

Canoe/Kayak shuttle:  None

Canoe/Kayak launch site:  Cypher Bridge

Parking facilities:  Warriors Path State Park

Programs:  Evening entertainment

Meals:

   Breakfast:  at Cypher area

   Lunch:  at Hopewell  

   Dinner:  at Warriors Path State Park

Restrooms:  Yes

Water:  Yes

Washing facilities:  No

Washbasins for cookware:  Yes

Camping:  Warriors Path State Park

Campfires/firewood:  Yes

Wednesday: June 18 Heritage Cove Resort  

Directions to Heritage Cove Resort:  PA Rt. 913 E through Saxton.  Approximately 1 mile outside of town look for Heritage Cove signs. 

Safety talk after breakfast

Shuttle:  Cars to Heritage Cove Resort

Canoe/Kayak shuttle:  None

Canoe/Kayak launch site:  Warriors Path State Park

Parking:  Heritage Cove Resort

Programs:  Closing ceremony

Meals:

    Breakfast:  at Warriors Path State Park

    Lunch:  at Heritage Cove Resort

Restrooms:  Yes

Water:  Yes

Washing facilities:  No

Washbasins for cookware:  Yes

Camping:  None

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