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2018 Whale Watching Trip

Whale Watching in San Diego

A Benefit Event for Sierra Club San Diego

Sunday, January 14, 2018   10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Adult $55.00   Child (6-13yrs) $30.00

Purchase Tickets Here

Free Movie Night – Friday, December 8 at 6:30 p.m.
You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train

Free Movie Night at the San Diego Sierra Club Chapter Office

This film looks at the amazing life of renowned historian, activist, and author Howard Zinn. Following his early days as a shipyard labor organizer and bombardier in World War II, Zinn became an academic rebel and leader of civil disobedience in a time of institutionalized racism and war. His influential writings shine light and bring voice to factory workers, immigrant laborers, African Americans and the working poor.

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2018 Wilderness Basics Course

Wilderness Basics Course San Diego

The Wilderness Basics Course is a hiking and backpacking course offered once a year. Starting in January, students attend lecture classes every Tuesday night for ten weeks and explore San Diego County with a Day Hike and four Weekend Outings – a Car Camp, a Mountain/Desert Backpack, a Land Navigation Backpack and a Snow Backpack.
Registration is now open for the
2018 Wilderness Basics Course

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Visit the Full Activities Calendar

Visit the Full Hiking and Biking Calendar

2017 Cross-country Ski Trip to Bear Valley

Cross-country Skiing Adventures

Join us in Bear Valley for our annual New Year cross-country ski trip from December 27-31. Bear Valley features world class cross-country skiing, an alpine ski resort and backcountry skiing.

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Rally to Defend a Clean DREAM Act

Defend the DREAM Rally, Saturday, December 2, 2017

Join The Advocacy team at the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties on Saturday, December 2nd from 1 -4 p.m. as San Diegans from across the County descend upon Darrell Issa’s district and demand that he join The Advocacy team at the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties to defend the Clean Dream Act!! The group will be walking the talk by dropping literature at voters’ doors, distributing lawn signs in the neighborhood, and rallying at Luz Duran Park.

Please contact Cassie Purdy at if you have any questions.

For more information or to sign up, please visit Rally to Defend a Clean DREAM ACT.

Sierra Club Joins With Conservation Groups to Challenge the Border Wall Construction

San Diego Border Wall

On September 14, a coalition of national conservation groups including Defenders of Wildlife, Sierra Club and Animal Legal Defense Fund filed suit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) challenging border wall construction activities that threaten wildlife and public lands in San Diego and Imperial Valley, California.

Learn more here.

Looking to get active?  Want to help protect our natural world and communities?

Let us help you find your perfect volunteer opportunity.  Just fill out our volunteer form HERE and one of our Coordinators of Volunteers will get right back to you and get you going!

HiSierran Newsletter Online – Click HERE

Read the HiSierran, Sierra Club San Diego's Quarterly Newsletter

$70 to Enter a National Park? Say NO!

Instead of keeping our parks accessible to all, the Trump administration wants to increase park fees by more than double, while making it easier and cheaper for the fossil fuel industry to drill. Say no way! Read More

$70 to Enter a National Park? Say No!

Sign the petition!


2018 Sierra Club Calendars

Sierra Club 2018 Wilderness Wall Calendar

Wilderness Wall Calendar  Member Price $13.45

Sierra Club 2018 Engagement Desk Calendar
Engagement Desk Calendar Member Price  $14.35 

Send your holiday best wishes with Holiday Greeting Cards from the Sierra Club.

Sierra Club Holiday Gift Card - 3 Assorted Packs of Four Cards

Choose from Winter Birds 2 Holiday Cards or Winter Wildlife Holiday Cards
You will receive Twenty assorted 5″ x 7″ holiday cards (5 each of 4 designs) plus envelopes in a decorative box.

Order HERE

The Yosemite assortment has SOLD OUT – we are sorry for any inconvenience.  We will not be able to restock for 2017.

Visit the Sierra Club Store for great prices on backpacks, bags, caps, water bottles, travel mugs, coloring books and other great items.

Help Support the San Diego Chapter

Fall into the spirit of giving. Donate Your Vehicle to the Sierra Club Foundation

Donate your car/boat/motorcycle during the Season of Giving, and you may qualify for a 2017 tax deduction!.

Select the San Diego Chapter when you donate.

Join Sierra Club San Diego on an outing – where do you want to go? The choice is yours!