Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Great Oogalie Boogolie Minutes

Greeting Earthlings, We come in peace from the island of POC
Serving you (with an ace) with the minutes for the week

If you want to help a fellow student with sustainability, check this quick survey out. It literally takes 30 seconds (I timed myself, 23 seconds dawwgs)
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PJF8JR6

We did some great community events this weekend! Thanks to everyone who helped out

Now (and later (like the candy)) are fast approaching, (like Usain Bolt fast) TRIPS

Friday 10/2
We have a boating and service trip. If you are going you have already gotten an email with the delirious details

Saturday 10/3
Crumpets of the day climbing trip is going out. You also, should have received an email about the Pacifi… I mean specifics
Students, faculty, and staff from members of the Higher Education Climate Consortium are invited to an East End Farming Day with Repair the World on October 3 (Saturday) from 9am until 12:30pm. Coffee and Lunch (Panera) will be provided! Please bring your own water/water bottle!

Transportation is provided for students and staff/faculty from Chatham, Pitt, and CMU. Bus pickup will be at the Museum of Natural History entrance on Forbes at 9am. Buses will return to the same location around 12:40pm.

Again, here are the details:
When:
Saturday, October 3rd, 2015, 9am-12:30pm
Where:
Meet at the Museum of Natural History entrance on Forbes (@9am)
What:
Volunteer at one of four community gardens (Enright Community Garden, Garfield Community Farm, Sheridan Avenue Orchard, or Pennley Place)

Sign up:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1qGB_CB3D9RccTT4HvTe2I0XC87UHbHfvht74QGwDOa0/viewform

Weekend of 10/10
So many 10in 10s, here (for an example, just take a look at me). We are going to Dolly Sods in West Virginia taking the Dolly Sods backpacking trip. This is an intermediate level trip. We will be traveling the beautiful nature of West Virginia (What a Place!) Sign up here.
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1AE_CmuHlSHfcZWWtwAXJSvAXNMTEiP3yKLcSyaIu5NM/edit?usp=sharing

Weekend of 10/17
We will be traveling to the vast valley land of the New River Gorge, WV. We will reach vistas, never before reached. This is a big climbing trip, SOOOO if you plan on climbing, you must learn how to belay. You can do this at the Pitt Rock Wall. Come when Matt or Grant are working Tues 4-7 or Thurs 4-7. If you can't make those come whenever we are open, Mon-Thurs 4-10, Fri 1-7, Saturday 1-6. Questions, email Matt at mmc102@pitt.edu
That's all for now all,
Peacizzle in the Frizzle,
ConCon the BonBon from SonLon Connor Martin

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Spiderman: A True POC Hero

Hey POC, Can you dig it?
Yea, well minutes aren't physical hence, hard to DIG.

I hope all had a tootsie time this week. Ohiopyle was super hot FIRE'in Fun,

1st off, we are selling Merch. All orders must be made by the meeting next Tuesday. If you want an official POC Nalgene water bottle for $15 or T-shirt for $10, bring money next Tuesday or contact me (Connor) at cjm151@pitt.edu to give me money. Links to see the merch are hither. We need a minimum of 48 water bottles to place an order. Gift 'em to your whole famdamily
ZE SHIRT, WALAA!
http://www.customink.com/lab?ref=nav_v2&cid=wgr0-00a9-q2e5

We are the knights who say… UPCOMING TRIPS
Saturday 9/26
9 am trail cleaning, signup sheet went out last week, here it is for any straggles
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1z2LgVsc95FeDQkSKr0r5QtJj_a-MNum_HT1lV5u_vvo/edit#gid=0

The same evening we have another service trip. Join the Tireless Project and Green & Healthy Schools Academy for this Green Apple Day of Service Idea Exchange (GADSIX!) event, organized in partnership with Green Building Alliance and Friends of the Riverfront. We will help to maintain a section of the South Side Riverfront Trail by picking up trash, removing invasive species, and removing tires and other debris from the shoreline by utilizing Allegheny Cleanway's pontoon boat, known as the Rachel Carson. Please wear closed-toe shoes or boots and long pants. We also recommend a long-sleeved shirt to avoid being scratched or coming in contact with poison ivy. As always, we will provide refreshments, work gloves, safety glasses and all other necessary tools and materials.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1xMxmkUSJc58YiCO3qPjbCC4YzwuOyvaYSSrqbD1fnns/viewform?usp=send_form

Sunday 9/27
Rafting with venture outdoors. You should already know if you are going. So be pumped to get wet in roarin' rapids!

October (Spooky Spooky) coming up

Friday 10/2 5:30pm - 8:30 pm
Have you ever thought that you want to do service, hike, and boat all in one day? It's your lucky day, we will be doing that, right hhhhhhere
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1SrCBSpVua79l3pXHympVPWfTDWEcfSwDtrvZOvE6M6I/edit?usp=sharing

Saturday 10/3 10am - 2pm
Venture outdoors is hosting a day climbing trip. SO if you want to spider man up some rocks, join us here.
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18Fk450uZSH8ENHFr1l_1RBcN_EwU9swoRi9HDNu7rT8/edit?usp=sharing

That is about it for nowzle (who doesn't like zles at the end of words? Grumpy trolls, that's WHO)
Byby now,
Connor "Concave up Smile" Martin


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A POC Reminder

Aloha POC Beach Bums,
Don't forget…
Tonight (Tuesday) we have Nick's Qdoba Tuesday at 8pm, then after that the meeting at 9pm at the WPU Patio. Come eat and greet and take a seat at Qdoba with us. Qdoba Tuesday will happen EVERY Tuesday before the meetings unless we say otherwise.
Also. If you want a T-shirt or water bottle, don't forget to bring money, $10 for a t-shirt, $15 for a water bottle, both with our sweet new logo on it. Check it out
See you Tonight!
Convoy Condor ConCon Connory Martin


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Thursday, September 17, 2015

POC: Wavier

Hey All,
I realized that the waiver links that I have sent out have not been working. So here is the waiver attached.
Tootles
Connor Martin

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

POC: Peculiar Octopus Creamery

Yo Diggity, coming right atcha, the POC Minutes (Applause) WOHHOOOO. We have some great things going on To knight (haha see what I did there?)

If you haven't turned in a waiver, print it here and PAY YO DUES $10 for the semester, $15 for the year
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B-UKHSA7sYc5dGZydG1GcjdzU1E

Don't forget to like our Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/PittOutdoorsClub?fref=ts

If you like wearing clothes and drinking water (like, who doesn't), you better pecker up those ears! We are selling POC t-shirts for $10 a pop and Nalgene water bottles for $15 a piece. They will have this sweet logo on them (look at that stunning attachment). So if you want one, bring money to the next meeting to place your order.

Weekend 9/19 - 20
The Ohiopyle trip is going out. If you are going you should have received an email about it. If you are planning to climb, go up to the wall sometime this week to learn to belay, preferably between 4-7 on Thursday when Matt is working. But you'll need to learn to belay, so DO IT!

Saturday 9/26
9 am we have a service event cleaning trails at beam rocks in Forbes State Forest near Ligonier. This counts as your service requirement to maintain trip eligibility for next semester, so go help people!
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1z2LgVsc95FeDQkSKr0r5QtJj_a-MNum_HT1lV5u_vvo/edit#gid=0

5pm - 8pm. Could it be, 2 service trips… IN ONE DAY! Come help EVEN MORE people.
Join the Tireless Project and Green & Healthy Schools Academy for this Green Apple Day of Service Idea Exchange (GADSIX!) event, organized in partnership with Green Building Alliance and Friends of the Riverfront. We will help to maintain a section of the South Side Riverfront Trail by picking up trash, removing invasive species, and removing tires and other debris from the shoreline by utilizing Allegheny Cleanway's pontoon boat, known as the Rachel Carson. Please wear closed-toe shoes or boots and long pants. We also recommend a long-sleeved shirt to avoid being scratched or coming in contact with poison ivy. As always, we will provide refreshments, work gloves, safety glasses and all other necessary tools and materials.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1xMxmkUSJc58YiCO3qPjbCC4YzwuOyvaYSSrqbD1fnns/viewform?usp=send_form

Sunday 9/27
At 11 am (probably leaving Pitt around 9amish) we depart on a rafting adventure. So if you want to get jiggy with some whitewater(NANANANANANA), sign up here.
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1q7LdoVoiqSRUBjTC3kHJDbtquzv5hM-6IDMCIzbCE8M/edit#gid=0

That's it for now. Stay classy pretty outdoors,
Yours,
Connor "Marty Marvin" Martin


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Monday, September 14, 2015

POC Meeting 10pm

Attention all Outdoor Doers,
Tomorrow's meeting will be at 10PM on Tuesday at the WPU Patio. Be aware, this is 1 hour later than normal. Tell your friends, you uncle, your ex-sister in law, you uncle's wife's daughter's unborn neighbor's girlfriend. BE THERE
WE OUUUT
Connor Martin

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

More Biking

Hey All, Tired of me yet? Good,
If you like to sign up to bike MORE this weekend and own your own bike, come to this ride on Saturday 9/12 1 PM -4 https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1fjCbYkZdVEe2pOtFB-cm68PAeB8GN8HuW4kDTD73BUk/viewform
It's Gonna Be Fun.
Toodles,
Connor Martin

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Ice POCey: A Sport

Aloha from the dangerously volcanic POC island! We have SO MUCH ROOM FOR ACTIVITIES with these bunk beds. Comin' right atcha!

If you haven't done so yet. Get your dues and waivers in. $15 for the semester. $20 for the year. Here is a link to the waiver
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-UKHSA7sYc5WnFWZkwzYnBwQjg

In order to maintain your trip eligibility, you must partake in at least one service day trip per semester. So have some Good Will (Hunting) (or Thrifting I suppose). Those will be coming up.
But now. The Aaron Carter style Candy. (You know, I want candy)… The Trips

Weekend of 9/12
Backpacking at laurel highlands is this weekend. You should know who you are if you are going.

Sunday 9/13
There are still TONS of spots to go biking around the city from 10am-12pm. Don't have a bike? You're in luck! They are being supplied for the trip. Don't snooze through this awesome trip. Sign up here
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18jNaDcE5oZ6oLHH3R4n8Ez6C2SmkUQCNtON2NLp8fEU/edit?usp=sharing
Weekend of 9/19

Here.. is… the… TRIP. The hoot and holler of wonder. Ohiopyle! Contrary to popular belief… it's not in Ohio. But in Pennsylvania. If you want to go Rafting, Hiking, or Climbing. It's the intro trip for all 3! Sign up hither
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1aM5MWHnj3etAyQnATgZ626qDrdCBnR5u5abO6xMrYKc/edit?usp=sharing

That's all for now, but stay tuned ladies and gentleman. As always. DO IT OUTDOORS!
Your guy in the sky
Connor Martini

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

2POC (haha get it) Minuets

Welcome all POC members to your first flirty minutes of the semester. Here is the waver DAWWGGGGS
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-
UKHSA7sYc5WnFWZkwzYnBwQjgFirst
,
a few little (oompa loompa tiny) disclaimers:
People who signed up at the activities fair on Sunday are not yet on the email list. SOOO, if you know anyone in this party (party pooper, BOOO), forward them this email.
We have this awesome Facebook (bookface, what have you) page where you can get all the uppity updates of our club.
https://www.facebook.com/PittOutdoorsClub?notif_t=page_admin

NOW FOR The meaty porky dorky meat of the email…. UPCOMING TRIPS!!!

Friday 9/4
From 6pm - 8pm we will be Kayaking the MIGHTY Al me zany… Ah I'll gain he…. Allegheny river. So if you're interested, sign up here. You must sign up by Wednesday 9/2 at Midnight
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1-tBc_iEWjSG5gfD74BRf1bp3B-t1HDlFp60lXeNGj3c

Sunday 9/6
Geocaching (AKA Finding stuff in the woods using GPS) is going down (Yelling Timber) from 10am - 12 pm on Pitt's campus. Then from 1pm - 3pm on CMU's campus. You must sign up by Wednesday 9/2 at Midnight.
For 10-12 Pitt
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1-vOijTKtSyTO7AnV8YV4vtCW3uCShUQUGR1WLQiDa_g
For 1-3 CMU
https://drive.google.com/open?id=12YLThne_8j8kziQGde6u8U4lGc8b6AltoprIncACBgk

Sunday 9/13
Do you love to Bicycle?? (Like that Pink Floyde song?) from 10am-12pm you can bike around the PittsBURGER! You must sign up by this Saturday 9/5 at midnight. Don't have a bike? Great, we will rent one for ya!
https://drive.google.com/open?id=18jNaDcE5oZ6oLHH3R4n8Ez6C2SmkUQCNtON2NLp8fEU

Weekend of 9/11 - 9/13
If you want to carry a backpack for like… lots of miles, then we have the trip for YOU! Backpacking at Laurel Highlands. This is the beginner level backpacking trip. We have backpacks and all are welcome. B-E-A Utiful scenes to go adventure in await.
Contact Amy at amj74@pitt.edu with any questions, and sign up over hither.
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1osELZmO25zhyCXWCobpwExneR5Yf4IvoMsCWcAZbHkQ

That's all for this week. We hope to see you all adventuring. We are starting the semester off strong with lots o' trips (down stairs AHHHHH). See you later
Sack Rat Eary
Cones Are Marked In
(Connor Martin)