2017-2018 Field Trip Calendar

 

The Duxbury Camera Club hosts a number of exciting field trips every season. Only paid members (plus 1 adult guest) are welcome to join us on these trips. 

Gurnet Light Date: Mon, August 14th    
Time:  5:00 PM
Carpool: Beach Parking lot on King Caesar Road BEFORE going over the Powder Point Bridge.
Price: N/A
Trip Leader: Terri Nickerson (Click to Email)

Description: 

The Duxbury Camera Club has an exciting opportunity to tour Gurnet lighthouse on August 14, 2017 at 5:00 pm (Rain date August 15). We will receive a short private tour, and then will be able to photograph the property. Sunset will be about 7:45 pm.

There will not be any restroom facilities available, and it can be buggy, so bring insect repellent. If you are able to go, please email me at link shown above by Friday August 11th, so that I can let our tour guide know how many to expect. In your email, please let me know whether you will need a ride, or if you are able to take passengers in your four-wheel drive vehicle with a Duxbury Beach drive-on sticker. Let’s meet at the parking lot on the west side of the Powder Point Bridge at 5:00 pm, where those without stickers can leave their vehicles.

Newport Polo Date: Sat, September 23rd    
Time:  1:30 PM
Carpool: "Big Y" Grocery Store Parking Log in Kingston, Rt53/3A
Price: $12/PP General Admission
Trip Leader: Camille Neville (click to email)

Description: 

The Newport International Polo Series features teams from around the world & from major US cities competing against USA / Newport.  The coming season promises an exciting lineup of action-packed polo matches, international team debuts and memorable special events for fun on and off the field, supported by an enthusiastic spectator audience.  

The New England Challenge is on Sept 23rd and will showcase Newport defending its home turf against a top regional rival in a classic 6-chukker Autumn match.

For those wishing to carpool to the event, we will be meeting at the "Big Y" in Kingston at 1:30 PM with an expected arrival time of about 2:30PM. We will then have about an hour or so to get situated and take behind the scenes photos of the players as they groom and prepare their horses for the event. The game will begin at 4PM and we will stop for dinner after the game ends before coming home.

Those who do not wish to car pool, can keep in touch with the Trip Leader by TEXT. Please contact the trip leader via the link above for more contact and detailed information.

Learn More at http://www.nptpolo.com/

SouthWick Zoo Date: Sat, October 28th    
Time:  TBA
Carpool: Stop & Shop parking lot, Rt 139 Pembroke
Price:  
Trip Leader: Dana Phillips (Click to Email)

Description: 

Southwick’s Zoo is New England's largest zoo and is home to over 150 different species from around the world. Exhibits allow visitors to get an up close look at a number of species in naturalistic settings. 

Learn More at http://southwickszoo.com/

Back Bay Date: TBA    
Time:  TBA
Carpool: Stop & Shop parking lot, Rt 139 Pembroke
Price:  
Trip Leader: Rick Heath (Click to Email)
 

Description: 

Join us as we head out to photograph some of the most iconic and beautiful landmarks in Copley Square and Back Bay. 

The Christian Science Center, New and old John Hancock Buildings, Boston Public LIbrary, and Trinity church are just a few of the attractions we will visit.

Learn More at http://www.touristsbook.com/boston/neighborhoods/back-bay/maps/attractions/

Tower Hill Date: Sat, April 28th    
Time:  TBA
Carpool: Stop & Shop parking lot, Rt 139 Pembroke
Price:  
Trip Leader: Ellen Barry (Click to Email)

Description: 

Tower Hill Botanic Garden features a year-round display of the finest plants for cultivation in New England. Carefully planned gardens and collections of ornamental, edible and native plants, plus trails that enhance the natural features of this beautiful 132-acre property and a robust program and event schedule make Tower Hill a year-round destination.

Learn More at http://www.towerhillbg.org/

zakim bridge Date: Sat, May 12th    
Time:  6:00 pm
Carpool: Stop & Shop parking lot, Rt 139 Pembroke
Price:  0
Trip Leader: Terri Nickerson (Click to Email)
 

Description: 

Join us on an evening photoshoot into Boston as we visit 2 iconic landmarks: The Constitution at the Charlestown Navy Yard and The Leonard P. Zakim Bridge in Bunker Hill.  

We will plan to arrive in Charlestown shortly before sunset, in the hope of capturing the evening light.  We'll start at the Navy Yard, and then, time permitting, we will wander over to the Leonard P. Zakim Bridge.   Carpooling will be available from the Stop & Shop on Rte 139 in Pembroke.  If you are driving yourself, meet us at 7:00pm at the Charlestown Navy Yard visitor center.

Please email the trip leader if you plan to attend.

Wolf Hollow Date: Sat, June 16th    
Time:  TBA
Carpool: Stop & Shop parking lot, Rt 139 Pembroke
Price:  
Trip Leader: Pam Webster Walsh (Click to Email)

Description: 

WOLF HOLLOW

Wolf Hollow is a non-profit wolf sanctuary, located in Ipswich MA, created to help preserve the wolf in the wild through education and exposure.

Visitors to the compound are given a unique opportunity to meet resident gray wolves while enjoying an enlightening one-hour educational presentation. During this time visitors will observe the wolves interacting with their pack-mates at close range.

Learn more at http://www.wolfhollowipswich.org/

CRANE ESTATE

Also on the agenda, is a trip to the Crane Estate.

Chicago industrialist Richard T. Crane, Jr. built the 59 room summer retreat known as, Castle Hill, in 1928 which is now a 165-acre National Historic Landmark.

With its winding salt marshes, miles of barrier beach, and beautiful hilltop mansion, the Crane Estate, boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in the Northeast.

Learn More at http://www.craneestateevents.com/

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