NYSCAA 56th Reunion
August 1-4, 2019
San Jose, California


Please Note: As of July 27, 2019, some of the group activities may be booked full or approaching capacity (including Saturday's Reunion Dinner). Contact the Reunion Organizers to check if space is still available at .

Here is the schedule of events as of July 26, 2019. The detailed schedule will be provided after paid registration.

Reunion Contacts – Feel free to email the reunion organizers at or call Sheila Stevens at 408-679-0838.

Thursday, August 1, 2019
  • 3:00pm: Hotel check-in

    Fairfield Inn & Suites San Jose Airport
    1755 N 1st Street
    San Jose CA 95112
    Phone: 408-453-3133
  • 5:00pm–8:00pm: Reunion check-in at the Hospitality Area in the Fairfield Inn Breakfast Room
  • Anytime: Dinner on your own.

    Feel free to instigate a group to go to one of the many area restaurants. It is possible to walk across the hotel parking lot to Starbucks, Subway, Chipotle and Pho Bel-Air. VTA lightrail or short rideshares can take you to Downtown San Jose. Many options in nearby Santa Clara.
Friday, August 2, 2019
  • 6:30am–8:30am: Breakfast at hotel for hotel guests
  • 8:00am–8:20am: Make your own bag lunch (fixings for sandwiches, snacks, and fruit will be provided)
  • 8:30am: Depart hotel for group activities:

    Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve ($5 fee) – Docent tour for private Nature Walk

    Elkhorn Slough Safari Nature Boat Tour ($39 fee) – 1.5 to 2-hour tour with nature commentary (advance registration with event coordinator and purchase of tickets is required)

    Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park ($10 fee per auto)

    Roaring Camp Railroad – Redwood Forest Steam Train ($36 fee)

  • 6:00pm–9:00pm: Hospitality Area open in the Fairfield Inn Breakfast Room. Hotel guests and local attendees welcome!
  • 7:00pm: Potential group pizza party in the Fairfield Inn Breakfast Area, or dinner on your own if you prefer. Extra minimal cost to participants.
Saturday, August 3, 2019
Sunday, August 4, 2019
  • 7:00am–10:00am: Breakfast at hotel for hotel guests
  • Possible group activities depending on interest
  • 12:00pm: Hotel check-out