Parent's Night
Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Parent's Night is a special time at Camp Conestoga. Families are invited to join the troop for a pot luck dinner and then stay on for the Parade of Flags, Order of the Arrow Callout Ceremony and a campfire. The camp also makes available the Zip-Line for those of a more adventurous spirit.

Parent's Night
Location: Catawba camp site, Camp Conestoga, Eberly Scout Reservation, 639 Buck Run, Somerset, PA
Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Schedule: 4:00 pm - Families begin arriving

5:00 pm - Final Summit Ends - Scouts return to the campsite.

5:00 pm to 6:45 pm - Pot luck dinner in our site

5:30 pm to 6:55 pm - Open Zip Line e (Zip line stops at 7:00 pm / NO EXCEPTIONS)

7:05 pm - Troops assemble in upper parade field with their flags.

7:10 pm - Parents and Visitors will gather on the lower lake-side parade field

7:15 pm - The celebration will begin with the troops assembled on the lower parade field to complete evening colors. This involves ceremonious proceedings

7:20 (Approx.) – The ceremony is turned over to Order of the Arrow who will continue with the Call-Out Ceremony.

8:00 (Approx.) – Immediately following the Call Out Ceremony, Troops will partake in Wednesday night campfire

9:30 pm – Trading Post extended hours’ end

Pot Luck Dinner: Troop 480 typically provides the main course (items such as fried chicken, pasta, meatballs, along with drinks). Atteding families are asked to bring side dishes: vegtables, salads, deserts. Watch for more information as the event gets closer.
Open Zip-Line:
  • Participants must be at least 14 years old
  • Must have a signed and completed waiver. If under 18, the waiver must also be signed by participant’s parent or guardian.
  • Purchase tickets at the COPE Tower ($5.00).
Parking: Please park in designated lots. You may be able to park near the hill shower house, weather permitting. Do Not attempt to park in the Catawba camp site.
Portable Chairs: You may find it helpful to bring folding chairs.