OutdoorFest Campout | Night Trail Race | Live Music | Yoga
OutdoorFest is back for 2017 and we're kicking it off by taking over 75 acres of green space in Staten Island (check out our favorite parts of the Greenbelt here) to host the summer's best campout.
No car? No problem. Choose the VIP Ticket for a 24 hour ReachNow car rental. Or head to our FB Group to connect with others you can carpool with.
Get excited for:
3:00PM Campgrounds open - set up your tent/campsite, frisbee, hiking, hanging out, set up your hammock etc.
Photo by Tom O'Hare
Activity options (ALL included):
The Filson Fly Fishing Area
Ready to learn fly tying and fly casting? Head over to the Filson Fly Fishing area at the OutdoorFest 2017 Campout for a hands-on experience with expert guides from Freestone Expeditions. Fly tying is ongoing and fly casting classes run every 30 minutes, come on over to sign up!
Guided Hike and Demo Boots by Lowa
BYOsocks and lace up your (for a few hours) new hiking boots as we follow a 5 mile guided hike through the Staten Island Greenbelt. Make sure to tag your photo #outdoorfest17 and #lowaboots to be entered to win a pair of your own Lowa Innox Evo Lo trail shoes.
Vinyasa Yoga by Pop Up Yoga NYC
Our favorite yoga team is back with more "pop up" yoga in fun places around the city. We'll spread out on the beautiful lawn at Camp Kaufman for an hour long class. Bring your own mat and sunscreen.
Outdoor Academy with Destination Backcountry Adventures
Learn everything you need to know for your next backcountry outing. Every hour, the academy will teach different skills from map & compass basics to survival skills and fire building to backcountry cooking.
8:00PM Our 3rd annual 5K Night Trail Race by CLIF begins.
The course is two 2.5k laps meaning you'll be able to use the dusk light to get your feet accustomed to the trails for the first lap. The second lap brings you through the trails in darkness and a headlamp is 100% required. Race registration incldued.
9:30PM Concert at the stage in the woods with Bandits on the Run: beer (included!), bonfires and more.
Do I have to be 21 to participate?
What's included in the General TIcket?
- Full access to all campout activities
- Concert, Run Entry, Breakfast
- Giveaways, shwag etc.
How do I get there?
Option 1: It's an easy Lyft ride from the Staten Island Ferry Terminal.
Option 2: Sign up for the VIP ticket and get a code for a FREE 24 hour rental for a ReachNow BMW! (You must be a new member, you must pick up and drop off in BK).
There's also free parking at the campground.
Entrance: 40.597034, -74.123846
What if I only want to run the 5K?
You can sign up for a 5K and Concert Ticket here:
I have a group of 10 or more...
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for the group rate.
Note: Please use these coordinates to find the Kaufman Campgrounds parking lot (and the main entrance to the campout): 40.597034, -74.123846