Backcountry Horsemen of California

BCHC Logo, by E. Morris

Mid Valley Unit




Mid Valley Unit logo Backcountry Horsemen of California is a non-profit organization dedicated to conserving backcountry wilderness, protecting stock users' historic use of the wilderness and educating the public about gentle, "Leave No Trace" wilderness use. We are a 501(c)3 organization, which means donations to BCHC Mid Valley are tax-deductible. The Mid Valley Unit is based in Modesto. See our Links page for our neighbors and the state web site.

Here's what we'll be doing in the next few months. See our Activities page for pictures of recent activities.

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Friday, July 25, 2014: Dutch Oven Group
Desserts for the Tuolumne County Farm Bureau
Hurst Ranch, Jamestown
Contact: Vicki Whisler (209) 480-0566.

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July 24-27, 2014 (Thu - Sun): Youth Horse Camp 2nd Year Students' Pack Trip
Contact: Dennis Serpa (209) 531-5175 or
Karen Lopes (209) 357-3055

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Saturday, August 9, 2014: PCT Pack In
Contact: Contact: Dennis Serpa (209) 531-5175

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Saturday, August 9, 2014: Moonlight Ride
6:30 PM, Red Hills
Contact: Claudia Parrish (209) 312-9567.

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014: Mid Valley Unit Board Meeting
Note Change!!
6:30 PM, Perko’s, 2120 Patterson Road, Riverbank
Contact: Carl Perry (209) 632-9100

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August 16 - 17, 2014 (Sat - Sun): PCT Pack Out
Contact: Contact: Dennis Serpa (209) 531-5175

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014: Rose Parade Meeting
6:00 PM, Perko’s, 2120 Patterson Road, Riverbank
Contact: Barb Savery (209) 536-9362
We'll have an organizational meeting of the BCHC Rose Parade Group. All BCHC Members who are interested in finding out more about the group, even if they are not firmly committed to appearing in the Rose Parade, are encouraged to attend. Members with pack stock are especially welcome.

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August 22 - 25, 2014 (Fri - Mon): Kennedy Meadows General Meeting
Camping, fishing, riding and just plain fun with your fellow BCHC members. Our guest speaker Saturday night will be internationally-known horse and mule trainer Jerry Tindell.

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014: Mid Valley Unit Board Meeting
Note Change!!
6:30 PM, Perko’s, 2120 Patterson Road, Riverbank
Contact: Carl Perry (209) 632-9100

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Saturday, September 20, 2014: Trail and Pack Challenge
Diamond Bar Arena, Ceres.

We need 12 obstacle judges.
Contact: Carlena Kellogg: (209) 505-0122



Backcountry Horsemen of California - Mid Valley Unit
PO Box 1709
Modesto CA 95353-1709

Questions about the Mid Valley Unit? Ask Dennise Davis,
Questions about the web site? Ask Ted Pack,

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