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Benton

Leaders Only Camping Trip!

Come camp and have a great time with the leader community! Transportation, food and gear provided!

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Leaders Only Camping Trip!
Leaders Only Camping Trip!

When & Where

Mar 30, 2024, 8:00 AM EDT – Mar 31, 2024, 3:00 PM EDT

Benton, 695 PA-487, Benton, PA 17814, USA

About the Experience

Overview

Join us for a fun night of camping at Ricketts Glen State Park. This will be an awesome opportunity to hang out with and get to know your fellow leaders (no training involved!). Come enjoy a fun evening of camping, campfire stories, dinner, and stargazing with us.

Location

We'll first meet at our Basecamp on Bucknell's campus. From there we'll commute over to Ricketts Glen.

*GoogleMaps link provided

Pre-Trip Meeting: TBD  (Trip leader will reach out with info via email)

Field Session: 03/30/2024 - 03/31/2024

Saturday, March 30th:

  • 8:00 AM - Meet at our Basecamp on Bucknell's campus.
  • 8:30 AM - Depart for Ricketts Glen State Park.
  • 11:00 AM - Arrive at campground. Establish camp. Dinner. Stargaze. Relax.

Sunday, March 31st:

  • Morning - Wake up. Breakfast. Pack up camp.
  • 3:00 PM - Arrive back to campus.

What's Provided?

  • Some clothing as needed (rain jacket/pants, insulated jacket, baselayers)
  • Camping gear (sleeping bag, tent, headlamp, etc.)
  • Saturday night dinner.
  • Sunday morning breakfast.
  • Transportation to/from

What To Bring

  • Clothing that's comfortable to camp in (e.g. athletic type clothing  that can get dirty, etc.)
  • Rain jacket (just in case)
  • Insulated warm clothing layers
  • Warm beanie
  • Hiking boots or a pair of sturdy sneakers
  • Optional insulated warm boots
  • Small backpack or duffel bag to keep personal items in
  • Personal water bottle
  • A hat
  • Sunglasses

Cost

This trip is complimentary (FREE / NO COST) to Bucknell students.

Registration Information

This trip is open enrollment to all current Bucknell students. A Bucknell ID number is required to register.

Cancellations & No Shows

Complimentary (FREE) OEL Trips & Outings provided to Bucknell students have limited capacity. If a student signs up and doesn’t show for the program, it’s disruptive for everyone involved and takes away from other student’s experience.

We understand that things come up and life happens. We get it. We simply ask that you notify us at least 48 hours after your pre-trip meeting (approximately 1 week in advance of a Trip or Outing) and let us know of your cancellation. You can do this by going back to our Portal and clicking on the “CONTACT” button in the upper right of the screen.

Failure to contact us of your cancellation in this predetermined timeframe is noted by the OEL Admin Team. After 3 instances (not showing up or canceling less than a week prior to the trip 3 times), a student will not be allowed to register for future OEL Trips & Outings here at Bucknell.

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