Come join your friends and neighbors under the stars for the Great Swarthmore Campout! Bring a tent and sleep on the Swarthmore College lawn. Enjoy a barbecue (please bring a side to share), live music, and lots of games you and your kids will love. We’ll have a fire pit (BYO s’more gear) and flashlight tag (bring a flashlight!).
WHO: Families and folks of all ages
**This is NOT a drop off event, parents must accompany all children**
WHEN: 4:00PM Saturday, June 11, 2022 – 10:00AM Sunday, June 12, 2022, (rain date: June 18-19)
WHERE: Whittier Lawn (the green space next to the Whittier parking lot) on the Swarthmore College campus
REGISTRATION FEE: $60 per tent, which includes the price of the barbecue and breakfast (participants are asked to bring a side or a dessert to share)
EQUIPMENT: Bring your own tent and camping gear (chairs, toiletries, bug spray, sunscreen, earplugs if that’s your thing), snacks (including s’mores equipment) and water for your crew, and a dish to share. We highly recommend a tarp or footprint in case the grass is damp. We do NOT have access to a bathroom. We will provide a port-a-potty.
- No pets
- No personal/small grills or fire-pits allowed
- No lawn games that will tear up the grass
- No smoking
- No glass bottles
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED FOR 2022
REGISTRATION FOR 2023 WILL OPEN IN MAY 2023