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Seminar Series - Doc Hermalyn

How To Plan A Trip

On March 9, 2017, Doc Hermalyn FE’75, will discuss ‘How To Plan A Trip’, specifically addressing important components including the trip’s avowed purpose, preparation, selection of people, assigning ‘who does what’, researching the destination, scheduling the plan and necessary prior meetings, the travel process itself and follow-up. Doc will base his presentation on an upcoming trip to Big Bone Lick State Park in Kentucky, then traveling south to walk the Cumberland Gap of Daniel Boone fame. He will explain how one arranges such a challenging program and the process, sometimes complex, that it entails. Doc will also discuss the problems and successes of a previous Explorers Club Adirondack camping and hiking trip in 2013. In outlining the necessary steps for planning, Doc, an inveterate traveler, will advise Members how they can correct and prepare for various possible eventualities.

Exploration Seminars Program are free of charge and for Members Only.

6:30 pm in the Board Room at Club Headquarters

Exploration Seminars Program:

As in the past, the Club’s more experienced and accomplished Members will address practical field needs and disciplines directly relevant to exploration. The common goal of the series is to contribute and expand field knowledge in a ‘show me how to’ format, with several sessions providing a ‘hands on’ approach.

Please note the Exploration Seminars are for Members only, without charge, but reservations are required due to limited seating in the Board Room. Members wishing to attend should email the Club Receptionist at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), to secure space.

For further information regarding the seminars, or to suggest future topics and speakers, please contact Daniel A. Kobal, Ph.D. FE’89 directly at (718) 757-7996 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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