Camp Archbald is turning 100 this year! Supporters of Camp Archbald will be hosting tons of events this year both at camp and digitally. Check out the event below to join in on the fun. If you want to reach us, please contact the committee chairs at email@example.com #camparchbaldturns100
Upcoming events! All events will be held at Camp Archbald unless otherwise noted.
All year long: Virtual patch in a box
Cost: Free – patch and shipping are provided
Last day to complete: November 1
E-mail for sending in request for patches: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Kate Crowley (same century team e-mail)
Complete 10 tasks about Camp Archbald and e-mail or mail the request back for your special edition girl-designed 100th anniversary patch! Our patch was designed by Maddy O. from troop 50774! The boxes include everything you need to complete the activities and takes an average of 2.5 hours to complete, with 3+ hours for younger girls.
Check out this pic of Maddy and her patch design! Her design was chosen from over thirty submissions from Girl Scouts of all ages, all girl members of Girl Scouts in the Heart of PA. All submissions will be on display at our S’more Fun event in September.
June 14 – Sept. 14 – Online store!
Buy your 100th anniversary swag online. We’ve got apparel, mugs, pens and more! Lots of great colors and sizes for your favorite Camp Archbald lover. All sporting the 100th anniversary logo. Visit the online store and place your order today!
*All year long: Zine Submissions
Last day to submit: August 1st, 2021
Contact: Noah Penny email@example.com
To further celebrate the 100 year anniversary of CA, we will be putting out a ‘zine comprised of submissions from our camp community: you folks! We are asking that you submit drawings, poems, stories – anything that reminds you of camp that you want to share with everyone! Camp songs are not allowed. You can submit to Noah Penny at 423 Walnut Street Apt. 218 Harrisburg, PA 17101 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Zine Submission.”
Submissions due no later than August 1st, 2021.
July 1 – Oct. 1 – Traveling Library Display
Find yourself in a library all the time, or decided you haven’t been in a long time and need to go? Now is the perfect time to head to your local library to check out SoCA’s 100th anniversary display of Camp Archbald memorabilia. Rotating all over NEPA, the display showcases old photographs, camp guides, gear, post cards and more! The oldest item dates back to 1930! See below for the list of libraries and when they will be hosting the display. Send us a picture at email@example.com of you visiting the display! Check out our official press release here for more information.
July: Albright Memorial Library – Scranton
August: Taylor Public Library – Taylor
September: Susquehanna County Library – Montrose
February all month: Fall in love with the 100th anniversary – a digital highlight of buildings and places around camp that made you fall in love with Camp Archbald. Check out our posts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
March 8 – 14: A digital review of 100 years of camp history in conjunction with Girl Scout week. Have old candid camp photos or unit pictures? Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org
June 6: Tents up, 9:30am-4pm – Cancelled due to COVID-19
July 17-19: Camp Archbald Reunion – postponed to summer 2021
Contact: Annette Varcoe email@example.com or Jasmine Pollock firstname.lastname@example.org
August 8: Kayak for Camp – 10am -4pm
Location: Susquehanna River between White’s Ferry to Appletree boat launches
Cost: $50.00/single kayak, $70.00/tandem or canoe, and $30.00 to bring your own craft. In addition to the above rental/transport fee, a donation to SoCA is strongly encouraged. Download a sponsor sheet here or ask for details upon reservation.
Last day to register: August 1st
Contact: Laura O’Malley – email@example.com
Reservations: Sponsored by Susquehanna Canoe and Kayak Rentals
(570) 388-6107 call to sign up!
Meet the outfitter, 2374 PA-92, Falls, PA 18615 at West Falls Boat Launch at 9:30AM to sign waivers and hand in sponsor donations. There will be a stop at the Falls park for lunch. Bring a bag lunch, drinks, insect repellent and sunscreen. Contact Laura with questions.
August 9: Kayak Race – Cancelled due to COVID-19
August 30: Educational lecture series – Did you know the amount of educational offerings camp has to offer? Join us for this digital lecture series about the environment. Want to lead a session or have photo/video experience? We need your help! Contact Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org
*September 12: S’more Fun at Camp Archbald: Looking forward to 100 More Years of Adventure – Time TBD
Viewing link will be posted soon
Contact: 100th Committee Team – email@example.com
Our big in person event will be rescheduled for September 18, 2021, but we will still be offering a live viewing at camp as we raise the 100th anniversary flag. Watch from your homes this year, and join us in person in 2021.
November 1: Outdoor Adventure Day, 9-4pm
Last day to register: October 11 – sign up by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Holly Legate – email@example.com
Activity day for girls Juniors to Ambassadors. Girls will be completing the new Climbing Adventure badges. Activities include the climbing tower, low ropes, team-building and more.
November 15: Celebrate Women Veterans and what they can teach you about their service in the military. Registration coming soon.
December 1: Giving Tuesday/Letter drive – one final ask for donations on behalf of Camp Archbald’s 100th birthday