Outdoors calendar, July 6

July 6, 2014 


ADVENTURE CAROLINA: Whitewater class, 11 a.m. Sunday; Tube Launch, noon and 1 p.m. Sunday and 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. Saturday; Congaree Trip, 2 p.m. Sunday and 2 p.m. Saturday; Saluda River Trip, 3 p.m. Sunday, 5:45 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday; Stand Up Paddleboard Trip, 5:45 p.m. Wednesday; After Work Kayak Trip, 5:45 p.m. Thursday. Reservations and fitting for rental equipment must be made at least 48 hours in advance. (803) 796-4505; adventurecarolina.com

THE BASS FEDERATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA:The 2014 tournament schedule is available at tbfofsc.com.

CAROLINA RIVER CONNECTION: Basic canoe, sea/rec and whitewater kayak instruction and rentals. Five guided trips for all levels of paddlers, including half-day, full-day and overnight trips. Meals are provided, and ages 8 and under paddle for free. Paddle the Saluda, Congaree, Edisto and Enoree rivers. (803) 917-3920.

CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK: Rangers have begun a project to re-mark more than 20 miles of trails in the park. The project will replace color coding with numbers associated with each trail. Hikers will find brown tabs with reflective stickers marking trees along Congaree’s trails when the project is finished. Maps and brochures will be updated, but there will be an overlap between the systems until all publications are changed. Volunteers are needed to assist with the trail marking project. Training will be provided. For information, call Park Ranger Lindsay Compton at (803) 647-3965 or email lindsay_compton@nps.gov

IRMO CHAPIN RECREATION COMM ISSION: The ICRC is seeking volunteers age 18 and older to become nature interpreters at Saluda Shoals Park. Nature interpreters interact with and educate park guests in the Wetlands Preserve. Volunteers meet at 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays for training. No experience necessary; retirees welcome. (803) 213-2051

SESQUICENTENNIAL STATE PARK: Family fishing clinics, 1:30-4:30 p.m. July 13, Aug. 10 and Sept. 14, 9564 Two Notch Road. SCDNR volunteers and staff will teach the basics of fishing, from knot-tying to lure selection and casting. Meet at picnic shelter No. 3. Free with park admission ($2 for adults, free for children 15 and younger). Information on what to bring is available at dnr.sc.gov/aquaticed/fishingclinic. (803) 788-2706; SouthCarolinaParks.com

SESQUICENTENNIAL STATE PARK: Marvelous Movie Series, 8:30-10:30 p.m. Aug. 15, Sept. 12 and Oct. 10, 9564 Two Notch Road. Movies are “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance,” “The Amazing Spider-Man,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.” Movies will be shown on the lawn and concessions will be sold. Proceeds benefit Friends of Sesqui. Free with park admission ($2 for adults, free for children 15 and younger). No registration required. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and flashlights for after the movie. (803) 788-2706; SouthCarolinaParks.com

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