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Family Nature Adventure: Barn, Peacocks, Wild Turkeys, Chipmunks and Wine at Picchetti Ranch Open Space Preserve
Dec 16 - South Bay

Embark on a Nature Adventure with Your Little Explorers! Join fellow MIT Alums and their family for a morning of exploration and fun in the South Bay's natural splendor. This family-friendly hike is a perfect way to engage with the great outdoors and the MIT community.

For the Kids:

  • Spot the vibrant local wildlife and nature, including peacocks, turkeys, chipmunks, banana slugs and variety of fungi
  • Investigate rustic barns and historic farm structures
  • Climbover fallen trees and navigate the natural landscape
  • Construct and play in imaginative stick forts
  • Forge new friendships on the trail 
  • Partake in a rewarding scavenger hunt, with treats as prizes!
  • Express creativity through simple, yet memorable, arts and crafts

For the Adults:

  • Connect with other MIT alumni parents and share a toast with a glass of wine at the journey’s end
  • Relax knowing the trail is an easy 1.5 miles, with gentle hills, suitable for all ages

Plan Your Adventure:

  • Meet point: Zinfandel Trail, Cupertino, CA 95014. The meeting point is at a gate next to a parking lot at the winery
  • Difficulty: Easy. The hike is about 1.5 miles, mostly flat with some short hills.

Essentials to Bring:

  • Water bottle, snacks, and lunch
  • Comfortable hiking shoes

What We Provide:

  • A knowledgeable guide to lead your adventure
  • A digital guidebook to ensure a seamless experience, including parking and dining options
  • A treat for each child and a craft activity to remember the day
  • One scavenger hunt set per family

Additional Resources:

  • Access to a first-aid kit
  • A loaner kit of hiking gear available upon request (please give 48-hour notice). Contact our guide, Miranda, at (650) 888-2765 for more information and to reserve items like strollers, infant carriers, backpack carriers, and hiking poles.

 

Event Disclaimer:
Because this event is in person, you acknowledge the below by coming to this event.

I acknowledge and understand that: (i) I am not required to participate in this event; (ii) my participation is voluntary and at my sole risk; and (iii) I am responsible for my own protection against Covid-19, including, without limitation, following all health and safety protocols communicated to me or posted at the event venue.

MIT Alums:

Please make sure you are a current member of our club before registering. If you are unsure please ask clubadmin@mitcnc.org or if you would like to join MIT Club of Northern California, click here.

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Date and Time

Saturday, December 16, 2023
10:15 AM - 1:00 PM PT

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Picchetti Ranch Open Space Preserve
Zinfandel Trail
Cupertino, CA, 95014

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