Master Calendar

Spend 24 hours in the Sands Point Preserve’s majestic woods with Ranger Eric Powers and learn to survive in the wild in a number of active scenarios. From 12 pm on Saturday, October 12 to 12 pm on Sunday, October 13, you’ll learn essential skills to build shelter, make fire, purify water, cook – and have fun in a new community of fellow survivors!

24-HOUR SCHEDULE

Saturday
12 – 2 pm: Shelter Building
2 – 4 pm: Fire Making
4 – 6 pm: Cooking – Pot Luck
6 – 7 pm: Cleanup Dinner, Set Up Tents
7 – 9 pm: Burn Bowls
9 – 10 pm: Start Cordage / Continue Burn Bowls
10 pm: Bed time

Sunday
6 – 7 am: Early Morning Nature Walk
7 – 9 am: Breakfast served in Castle Gould
9 – 10 am: Continue Cordage
10 – 11 am: Open Skills Practice
11 am – 12 pm: Clean up, pack up
12 – 1 pm: Program pack out

REGISTRATION FEE
Members: $75 per person
Non-Members: $85 per person
Purchase online or call 516.570.2185
info@sandspointpreserve.org

Participants should bring the following gear/supplies:

  • Day hiking books
  • Bird guide
  • Weather-appropriate clothes (layers recommended)
  • Walking shoes
  • Work gloves
  • Energy snacks
  • Pocket knife
  • Your favorite “go to” camp-out dinner – bring extra to share
  • Mess kit
  • Optional: your favorite fire maker
  • Optional: tent and sleeping bag
  • Optional: bug spray

 

 

  • October 12, 2019 - October 13, 2019
    12:00 pm

Location

Venue:  

Address:
127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point, New York, 11050, United States

Directions from NYC: Long Island Expressway to exit 36 (Searingtown Road/Port Washington).  At the light, make a left and go under the Long Island Expressway heading north. Take Searingtown Road north, it will change into Port Washington Boulevard and then into Middle Neck Road. The Preserve will be on the right.

Directions from points east: Long Island Expressway to exit 36 (Searingtown Road/Port Washington). At the light, make a right onto Searingtown Road. Take Searingtown Road north, it will change into Port Washington Boulevard and then into Middle Neck Road. The Preserve will be on the right.