OC Hiking Club
The Orange County Hiking Club, is a charitable 501(c)(3) nonprofit which exists to promote physical, mental and emotional wellness through connection with nature. In addition to outdoor recreation for our members, OC Hiking Club nurtures stewardship that protects trails for future generations and provides education, encouragement and nature-empowerment for people of all ages, families and at-risk youth through mentorship and leadership development in the outdoors.  
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Exceptional Benefactors 2017 - 2023

Summit Partners:

Neil Fricke

Mountain Partners:

Clifford Mapes

Wilderness Partners:

Tim Horn, Dharna Patel, Kathleen Nelson, Brett Balint, James von Tungeln, Evona Lynae, Marilyn Tomsha, William Chen, Bob Allen, Kenneth Gonzalez, Kimberly Orta, Melissa Roussakis, Laurana Thomas, Karen L Yoder, Thuy Nguyen, Agnes Gyorfi

Trail Partners:

Sandra Nissing, Qun Lu, Patrick Hunter, Nancy Fletcher, Mary Blenkle, Michelle Orlik, Karen Farrell, Diana Parks, leticia hernandez, Mr David A Gilman, Suzie Demer, Paul Lussman Iii, D Kalra, Lori Rovinsky, April Schley, Kelly Lutes, Margaret Spaulding, Diane Bucka, Linda Newsom, Rene Alberola, Phyllis Alzamora, Christi K Bagby, Linda Braren, David Costa, Jay Schneider, Michelle Moricca, Margaret Reeves, Charles Smith, Francis Martin, John Kanzler, Gideon Strich, Mark Thorndyke, Cheryl Barba, Angel Hernandez, Mark Johnson, James Meneely, Cynthia Numann, Lorraine Barrios, Karen Donovan, Stephany Nguyen, Nancy Melucci, Susan Liepa, Oriana Nastrini, Carl Martz, Patricia Cruz, Pauline Merry, Gisela Belinn, Linda Trinh, Paul Bersebach, Rob Wahrhaftig, Ann McDonald, Kathy David, Chris Edmonds, Emil Ruskov, Anthony Spackman, Jacqueline Hernandez, Jeanmarie Wong, Christine Favro, Gregory Hulin, Jamie Robinson Сox


"Many gave almost enough to make the benefactor list, maybe next year you can do it too!"

"Nature-empowering our community!" The OC Hiking Club nature-empowers adults, children, families and at-risk youth. Annual Dues of $35 + Donations support our Nature-Empowerment Fund for the following programs.

  • Nature-empowering all ages
  • Kids in Need of Nature
  • Trail Guardian Certification & Stewardship
  • Wilderness Awareness & Volunteerism

Select and Click button to pay annual dues $35 (and optional donation) using PayPal or credit card.

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All donations are tax deductible.

Donations and payments are non-refundable.

$35 Annual Dues — Path Partner — Receive the Annual Member Benefits Letter and attend club hikes and events. You'll receive an Annual Member Benefits Letter with amazing discounts to local restaurants, outdoor adventures, stores and other merchants who support the OC Hiking Club a charitable 501(c)(3) nonprofit.


$50 – $99 Gift — Trail Partner — All of the above and donation noted next to name on OCHC meetup site.


$100 – $499 Gift — Wilderness Partner — Sponsor one or more Kids-in-Need-of-Nature on a life-changing hike. Wilderness Partners receive all of the above, plus name on OC-Hiking.com donation page.


$500 – $999 Gift — Mountain Partner — Sponsor five or more Kids-in-Need-of-Nature on a life-changing hike. Mountain Partners receive all of the above, plus an invitation to Mountain Partner only events.


$1,000 – $9,999 Gift — Peak Partner — Give ten or more Kids-in-Need-of-Nature an outdoor nature experience. A whole class can enjoy a day on the trail learning about and experiencing nature with caring adult mentors. Peak Partners receive all of the above, attend Peak Partner only events, plus your company name/logo on website profile page for serving our community. Thank you for promoting wellness and reconnecting kids with nature!


$10,000 – $50,000+ Gift — Summit Partner — Make a significant impact on your community and give one hundred or more Kids-in-Need-of-Nature life changing outdoor nature experiences. Summit Partners receive all of the above, attend Summit Partner only events, plus you will be profiled as a passionate donor with your name/logo on website. Significant donations allow us to reach out to new groups of kids in-crisis. Thank you for serving your community, promoting wellness and reconnecting kids with nature!



The OCHC Kids-in-Need-of-Nature Program fills a critical gap by taking disadvantaged youth into nature on hikes and outings. The program receives high praises from our community, agencies and youth organizations. Due to budgetary limits we have a waiting list of organizations who want their youth to have this experience. Your donation makes a BIG difference in the lives of these children.

Thank you for your support!


"Connecting people with nature!"


OC Hiking Club/Hike Everywhere is a charitable 501(c)(3) organization for public benefit. We are supported by donation only.

Hike Everywhere/OC Hiking Club
2222 Michelson Drive, Suite 2470
Irvine, CA 92612



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Donations and payments are non-refundable.

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