We would like to remind you of this upcoming event.
Guadalupe River Tube Trip & Camp Out
Date: Saturday, July 19, 2003
Time: All Day
Spend the weekend with RPCVs, our families and friends from all
out of) the State of Texas. Jerry Hamm is organizing this fun
gathering of Southwest region RPCVs and friends of Peace Corps.
We will rent
inner tubes and float down the Guadalupe River. The Guadalupe is
and refreshing. Much of the river is lined with tall trees that
lot of shade while floating (but do bring your sunscreen to be
on the safe
side). Saturday night we will be tent camping at Whitewater
Sports (2 blocks from Abbott�s). Whitewater has 65 acres of
campgrounds. The cabins at Abbott�s are not far from where we
will be camping if you are not tent camping.Saturday
evening we will be grilling out at our campsite. There is a
store where you can buy things for the grill. Most of us will be
home Sunday morning.
WHEN: Saturday, July 19
WHERE: For tubing, gather at 10:30 a.m. at Abbott's River
(830-964-2625) and plan to be on the river by 11:00 for five
hours of tubing
and water fighting down the Guadalupe. Abbott's is 20 minutes
New Braunfels. New Braunfels is midway between Austin and San
INNER TUBE COST: $12 each for tubes with bottoms. Kids under 6
years old are
not allowed on the river.
LODGING: Abbott's has cabins, condos or tent sites available on
first-come, first-served basis. The cabins have one room with 2
in them and cost $20 per night for 4 people. The condos have
kitchen, dining area and a deck. These are $40 per person (eight
minimum to rent). Tent sites are $7.00 per night. Make your own
with Abbott's for whichever one you prefer (Abbott's River
BREAKFAST: There is a great breakfast place nearby for those who
to go to breakfast Saturday morning (9 a.m. for this).We will
meet at The
Old Sattler Baking Co., which is about 1.5 miles from Abbott's.
To get to
the restaurant, first go to the intersect