2019 2nd Annual Great Swarthmore Campout

Click HERE to register for the 2019 Campout

DATE:  Saturday, June 15, 2019

TIME:  4:00PM-10:00AM Sunday morning

LOCATION:  Mertz Lawn – Benjamin West Parking Lot on Chester Rd./Rte 320

FEE:  $40 per tent contribution to the event.  Please register by June 1st to guarantee a spot.  After June 1st registration is $45 (if spots still available)

Just want to come to the BBQ during the evening?  $5.00  to just attend the evening festivities, but not camp overnight

Live Music provided by The Minor Adjustments – https://theminoradjustments.com/

This is NOT a drop off event, parents must accompany all children


  • Bring your tents and camping gear for some neighborhood “GLAMPING” (Glamorous Camping)
  • Bring snacks and water and drinks for your group
  • Tarp in case the field/grass is damp
  • Bring camping chairs and earplugs (we will be right next to the train)
  • Bring Toiletries, bug spry, sunscreen
  • We will camp on the Mertz Lawn and will have access to bathrooms
  • There will be a fire-pit **Bring your own smores supplies**
  • There will be a grilling area
    • SRA will provide grilled hot dogs and burgers for sale
    • Please bring a side or dessert to share
    • BYO meats is an option for the grill as well
  • There will be organized activities for kids and Live Music
  • This event is weather permitting. Inclement weather will result in cancellation and refund
  • RULES:
    • No glass bottles
    • No pets
    • No personal/small grills or fire-pits allowed
    • No lawn games that will tear up the grass
    • No smoking
  • The fee/contribution will first go towards covering the costs of the event, including the rental agreement with the college.  50% of the remaining contributions will go to MS Society and HEADStrong and 50% will be reserved for investment in next year’s 3rd Annual Great Swarthmore Campout!