July 26 & 27 Release

The Cambria Somerset Authority (CSA) is currently doing work on the spillway at the Que.   They need to keep lake levels below 1627’ pool elevation.   So they will allow another RELEASE on JULY 26th and 27th!!!!!     This will occur no matter what lake levels are like.   So plan accordingly!  The Que will need over 1 foot of water to reach levels needed for Releases in August. So this might be the last for a while.

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SWR Classes

Thanks to Nancy Powell, and John Kilng. The BCC will be having a Swift water Rescue Class.  September 13, and possibly the 14th. Depending on the response. It will be a 90.00 fee, one day from 8-5:30. Location will be at the beaches on the Stonycreek. Find Information, and register at the following link By July 30th.  http://potomacriverkayakschool.com/calendar/1-day-river-rescue-2/

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Middle Yough Trip: July 20

This Sunday is the Middle Yough Paddle.   Great for Beginners, canoers and recreational kayakers.   Class I-II.    Meet at RamCat put-in at 10 AM.    Go through Confluence, make a left onto Oden Street, then a Right over the bridge for the Casselman River then Yough River.   Make the 1st right immediately after the Yough bridge.   Go 1.2 miles and make a Right into the parking area.   There are signs.    Bring a lunch for on the river.   Boat Launch permits are NOT necessary.   We will run shuttle shortly after 10 AM and plan to be on the river by 11 AM.   Should be at Take-out before 3 PM.     Dave/Jo Podratsky will host post-paddle activities at their place directly across from the Lucky Dog Café.   Bring something cold to drink (adult beverage ) if you desire.   They will supply the grub.

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July Meeting

Wednesday, July 16th is the next BCC meeting.   7 pm at Greenhouse  Park.   Some folks will go early to play on “the Wave”.    Rick plans on having a fire going since it will be a chilly evening.   Feel free to bring grub/beverages.

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