St. Finn Barr Outdoor Adventure Club!

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St. Finn Barr Outdoor Adventure Club


Let's Hike!

The objective of the 2015-2016 St. Finn Barr Outdoor Adventure Club is to provide the St. Finn Barr 4th through 8th grade community and outdoor experience as we explore the hills of San Francisco.  Students will have an opportunity to teach each other about the natural and human history of our community as we hike the many trails in our city.

The Outdoor Club is open to the first thirty (30) applicants.

When: Monthly on Friday or Saturday.

Where: To be determined monthly. Our first hike, on Friday November 20th(3:00-5:00pm), will be to Glen Canyon. We will leave after school and hike up to Glen Park exploring the canyon and its unique ecosystem.  We will have a planning meeting for this hike at 3pm, November 12, in Ms. Bruno's classroom.

Who: The first 30 applicants from grades 4 to 8.

How: Please complete the application (attached below) and return it to Ms. Bruno by Thursday, November 12th.

Cost: Zero


  1. Students will meet for a planning meeting on the Thursday prior to the Friday or Saturday hike.  Signed permission slips are required at that time.
  2. Students must be able to walk at least 3 miles.
  3. Parents who wish to chaperone or accompany the hikers need to have a background check on file in the office.   Please notify Mrs. Bertko at if you would like to chaperone or have any questions.
  4. No pets allowed.

What to Bring:  hiking boots or sneakers with “grip” like soles, daypack, water bottle, sunscreen, hat and healthy no-waste snack, rain jacket if necessary, binoculars (optional).