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The Academy of St. Clare of Assisi:
Itchin’ to Get Stitchin’

Shire of Abhainn Ciach Ghlais
(central Pennsylvania/Æthelmearc)
Friday April 22nd through the 24th, 2022

WHO: Who would have thought that an event focused on a single topic – embroidery – would draw attendees from multiple Kingdoms for five years running?

You did!

Because of you, we have enjoyed five years of sharing, five years of learning, and most importantly, five years of an ever-growing community of stitchers! Whether this is your first time putting needle to thread or you're an embroidery veteran, if you’ve been waiting for the know-how or the motivation, or if you are already Itchin’ to Get Stitchin’, this weekend event devoted to the art of the needle will enable and inspire you! The staff of The Academy of St. Clare hopes you will join us as we celebrate this milestone!

WHAT:  The Academy of St. Clare features:

WHEN:  This All-Embroidery weekend will be held Friday, March 27, to Sunday, March 29, 2020.   The site opens to guests at 5 PM on Friday and closes at 11:30 AM on Sunday.

WHERE: Our traditional site, Boy Scout Camp Karoondinha (225 Thomas Dam Road, Millmont PA 17845-9448), of course!

WHY:  To ensure we have sufficient space, we are limiting the event to 80 attendees.  Once this number is reached, any additional registrants will be added to a waiting list.  If we have cancellations, open slots will be offered to gentles on the waiting list in the order in which they were received.  NOTE:  We currently have 75 registered attendees.  Please send your event registration payment NOW to avoid disappointment!  (Last year, the event SOLD OUT at the beginning of March.)

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Schedule & Activities

Friday:
5:00 - 10:30 PM Troll opens
8:30 PM Make-and-Take (Dining Hall): Details forthcoming!
 
Saturday: (Unless otherwise noted, all Saturday activities will be in the Dining Hall.)
8:00 AM Troll re-opens
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
All day Embroidery Display Area: Display your work, for feedback & inspiration.
9:00 - 9:50 Keynote Address
10:00 - 10:55 Morning Classes Session A
11:00 - noon Morning Classes Session B
noon - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 4:00 PM Kit Classes, Stitch in the Solar, or Peruse the Reference Library
4:00 - 5:00 Tea
4:45 Silent Auction ends
4:45 - 5:30
Check out the Embroidery Display, peruse the library, stitch and chat, relax …
5:30 Court
6:30 - 7:30 Feast
7:30 - 8:30 Show and Tell
8:30 till ... Stitch-in
 
Sunday:
8:30 - 9:30 Breakfast
9:00
Personal belongings removed from all sleeping cabins
9:30 Sunday Sessions
11:30 Site closes to guests

Keynote address

presented by Maîtresse Marguerite d'Honfleur

Italian liturgical vestments of the 15th and 16th centuries are an amazing source of high-quality textiles. One such vestment is the paliotto of Sixtus IV. A paliotto is a type of altar cloth. This particular one was donated in the late 1470s by Pope Sixtus IV to the Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi. Yes, that’s the same Assisi as our event’s Saint Clare and she even appears in this precious vestment. In 1985, this paliotto was restored, enabling textile experts and scientists to study it in detail. Using the beautiful close-up photos taken during the restoration, this talk will show you the embroidery stitches used in the paliotto of Sixtus IV.

Classes - Updated 4/2/2022

St. Clare 2022 Class Schedule

& Descriptions

Friday -- Time TBD (7 to 9 PM? 7 to 10 PM?) -- Stitch an Award Medallion Drop-In

Saturday 9 AM -- Keynote Speech

Saturday morning (either 10 am or 11 am, specific time TBD) -- 1-hour classes  

(Students sign up at Troll for these classes, if they have a limit):

(I am hoping to add at least 2 more classes to the Saturday morning lineup.)

Saturday afternoon (probably 1:30 to 4:30) --  3-hour "kit" classes

(Students sign up in advance to attend ONE):

Sunday morning (probably 9:30 - 11:30) –

(Students sign up at Troll for these classes, if they have a limit):

Kit Classes FAQ’s

What is a Kit Class, anyway?

A "Kit Class" is a 3-hour, limited-enrollment class designed to give students everything they need to complete a project -- included in the Kit -- and the time to learn the stitches used in the project.  

Kit classes are scheduled on Saturday afternoon at St. Clare.  This uninterrupted time allows you time to learn and get one-on-one help from your instructor.  Since all of the Kit Classes are held at the same time, you can only sign up for one.

Kit Classes are one of the most popular -- and unique -- features of this event.

Why are the Kit Class fees higher than those for 1-hour classes?

The supplies for a kit class are generally more plentiful and more extensive than for a 1-hour class.  In a 1-hour class, instructors will often loan students tools, etc., for the class.  But your kit class instructor wants you to have everything needed to complete your project, even if that happens long after the class (or the event) is over.  

Why do I need to sign up in advance for a Kit Class?  Why can’t I just show up?

Prepping to teach a kit class takes a LOT of time.  The teacher has to determine what supplies are needed, then order the supplies, and finally divide up the supplies into individual kits for each person in the class.  

Knowing in advance whether they are prepping three kits or thirteen helps teachers budget their time.  It also helps them know how much to order.

It can be very disheartening to prep for a class and then have no one show up.  We want to be kind to our instructors and prevent this!

When can I sign up for my Kit Class?

Because the kit classes are limited to a small number of students, we contact people in small batches so we can monitor how many people have signed up for each class.  

We contact folks in the order in which they registered for the event.  Those who registered earliest – and have been waiting the longest – choose first.  Those who registered more recently will be contacted when it’s their turn.

What we want to avoid is having too many people sign up for the same class and then have to decide who gets in and who doesn't.

This year, we are using a Google Form to help us keep track of who signed up for which class.

If a class fills, it will be removed from the list of choices on the Google Form.

What if I don’t want to take a Kit Class?

Some folks prefer to use this time to work on their own projects.  Others spend this time perusing the books in the Embroidery Library, checking out all the gorgeous work in the Embroidery Display, or bidding on items in the Silent Auction.  Some of us are just plain ready for a nap!      

How do I know what Kit Classes are being offered?

Read on!

Class Descriptions

  • Page 4

11th & 12th C. Embroidered & Embellished Cuffs

  • Page 5

Basic Couching, Basket Weave & Chevrons:

         A course on texturing in embroidery        

  • Page 6

Elizabethan Coif: An Overview        

  • Page 7

Embroidered Book Covers – FILLED!        

  • Page 8

Interlaced What?        

  • Page 9

Pattern Darning   CANCELED        

  • Pages 10 -14

Friday evening / Saturday morning / Sunday morning

11th & 12th C. Embroidered & Embellished Cuffs with Antoinette de la Croix, OL

Beginner - Advanced, limited to 10 students

Come one! Come all! Create two beautiful embroidered, pearled and beaded cuffs for your next garment.  You can sew them directly onto your garment or add tiny buttons and loops for a detachable cuff for greater versatility.  Students will learn to prepare cloth for embroidery and embellishment and choose from a variety of fabrics:  plain silk, plain lightweight wool, block printed linen, or brocade.  Kit will include the above listed fabrics, and backer cloth, lining cloth, gold filament thread, large safety pins, gold or white silk thread, freshwater pearls, metal and glass beads, and size 10 and 13 beading needles.  Bring your own hoop, favorite needles, embroidery scissors, and beeswax.

Handout and kit fee $20

Important Note!  Per the instructor, everyone who had signed up for this class in 2020 is IN:

When this class fills, it will be removed from the sign-up form.


Basic Couching, Basket Weave & Chevrons:  A course on texturing in embroidery

with Rowena ni Dhonnchaidh, OP

Intermediate, limited to 10 students

Basic couching review, then practice in how to do diagonals, basketweaves, and diamond patterns.  This works for thread as well as metals, and is all just a matter of graphing on the fabric and counting your couching stitches.

Kits will include a fixed frame with the fabric on it, the metal threads (fake! not real gold!) on spools to practice with, a ruler and pencil, and the handout.  You supply:  needles to sew with, an awl or a large needle to punch a hole with

Handout and kit fee $20


Elizabethan Coif:  An Overview with Mistress Fionna Goodburne

Intermediate, limited to 10 students

An overview of the different styles of embroidery used on extant samples, a kit to embroider your own coif, how to sew up the coif, and how to wear it, including how to braid your hair underneath to keep it secure.  Students will learn about how the embroidery style progressed from counted thread work to polychrome and will choose which style they wish to follow when embroidering their own coif.  Students should have knowledge of basic embroidery stitches such as outline, buttonhole, running, double running, backstitch, seed, satin, etc.  Students should bring embroidery hoops/frames, small scissors, and favorite size of needle.  Teacher will provide linen with coif pattern and blank design drawn, floss, handout with information.  Students may start embroidery, but will not be able to finish in one afternoon. 

Fee $10


Embroidered Book Covers with THL Cristina inghean Ghriogair  – FILLED!

     

Beginner – Advanced, limited to 10 students

There are many examples of embroidered book covers from the 13th to the 17th centuries.  The number of styles and examples is extensive.  This class will attempt to recreate a 1620 embroidered book cover from the British Library Collection.  Students will learn how to embroider with metallic cording and pearl purl on a velvet ground.

Students should bring sharp pointed scissors and a scroll frame needed to hold a 12” piece of fabric. (Scroll frames will be available for $10.)  Kit will include velvet, muslin backing fabric, metallic cord, pearl purl, needles, string padding, needle magnet.

Fee $20


Interlaced What?  with Baronin Maria von Ossenheim

 

 

Beginner/Intermediate, limited to 10 students       

After a brief history on the extant St. Birgetta’s cap, the class will focus on how to do an interlaced double herringbone stitch (a simplified stitch from what is in the extant piece) using a different color for each of the four steps. Students will leave with a bookmark or item that can be inserted into a garment.  Kit will include:  ruler, 2 needles, binding tape (to act as pre-ironed cloth), 5 colors of embroidery floss, embroidery snips, heat erase pen, sewing guide/form, beeswax, and a bag.  The handout will include a detailed stitch guide and history of the extant piece and other examples of needlelace.

Fee $12

Pattern Darning with Mistress Briony of Chapham  CANCELED

Check out Mistress Briony’s YouTube video on Pattern Darning!


Friday evening / Saturday morning / Sunday morning

Friday Night Drop-in Activity

Stitch an Award Medallion with Mistress Rowena ni Dhonnchaidh

Beginner to Advanced

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Students will learn an easy method of creating embroidered award medallions to be donated to their kingdom or gifted to a friend.   Students will leave with a medallion started from provided patterns and materials. Available patterns are for SCA / AEthelmearc / East. Teacher will assist anyone with a design from another kingdom.

Students should bring needles, scissors, 4” hoop (some available for loan if needed); teacher will provide fabric, thread and pattern. For those wanting the complete printout of all patterns, a handout fee of $2.

Saturday Morning Keynote Address 

presented by Maîtresse Marguerite d'Honfleur

Italian liturgical vestments of the 15th and 16th centuries are an amazing source of high-quality textiles. One such vestment is the paliotto of Sixtus IV. A paliotto is a type of altar cloth. This particular one was donated in the late 1470s by Pope Sixtus IV to the Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi. Yes, that’s the same Assisi as our event’s Saint Clare and she even appears in this precious vestment. In 1985, this paliotto was restored, enabling textile experts and scientists to study it in detail. Using the beautiful close-up photos taken during the restoration, this talk will show you the embroidery stitches used in the paliotto of Sixtus IV.

Saturday Morning Classes - Sign up on arrival for classes with limits

Specific class times will be announced closer to the event.

Interested in teaching a 1-hour to 2-hour class Saturday morning?

Complete and email St. Clare Embroidery Teacher Information to Alicia 

An Introduction to Reversible Blackwork Embroidery with Lady Avitoria vidua

Suitable for the beginner – with tips and tricks to help even the seasoned stitcher

(NOTE:  This is a two-hour class.)

Learn the basics of reversible blackwork embroidery while you stitch a bookmark sampler – with a souvenir pattern created just for this event! 

Blackwork is an embroidery style suitable for even the newest embroiderer, and yet challenging enough to keep even a seasoned embroiderer on their toes. We’ll cover the basic running stitch, selecting materials, following a pattern path, and hiding your thread ends. Instructor will be available all weekend to answer questions and provide help.

Instructor will provide needles, thread, evenweave fabric, and pattern.  Students should bring sharp embroidery scissors.

24 complete kits will be available – but everyone is welcome to attend and pdfs of the souvenir pattern will be available for everyone even if they don’t attend the class!  No fee.

Choosing Your Thread with Maestra Filipia Capriotti

Intermediate, limited to 10 students

Does your embroidery floss make your fabric buckle and warp? Is your weaving chunky? No shine to your satin stitch? This class can show you examples of the impact of fiber, spin and ply on your projects. You will receive thread samples and work swatches illustrating the effect of changes in thread in getting closer to your dream.

Come with problem projects, leave with

knowledge of different types and treatments of fibers and how to choose thread for the effect you want, along with a handout and a plethora of samples and swatches in silk, wool and linen

Fee $5.

Embroidery on Leather with Master Robert of Ferness

Beginner, limited to 15 students

Leather embroidery differs from cloth embroidery.  This class will demonstrate how it varies and allow attendees to try their hand at it with small samples of leather and thread.  We will focus particularly on shoes from northern Europe because there are so many examples from there, but we will also touch on other pieces for comparison.

Students will gain a better understanding of working with leather in an embroidery context.  The instructor will provide samples of leather and different kinds of thread to try, as well as glovers needles to use.  Students are welcome to bring their own leather and/or thread if they have a project in mind or in progress and wish to discuss its suitability.  

No fee.

Getting Started with Embroidered Scrolls with Lady Arnora Ketilsdottir

Beginner, no limit

We need to see more embroidered scrolls in Court!!  Come to find out the process and lessons learned that will get you started.  You will leave with a handout and the knowledge and confidence to start on scrolls.  

Note:   Instructor’s experience in scrolls is mainly within the East Kingdom, but most of it is applicable to AEthelmearc and other kingdoms.

No fee.

NOTE:  Embroidered scroll – by Meisterrin Felicity Fluβmüllnerin, Lady Margaret Grace, Countess Caryl Olesdatter, Herrin Saskia Feldmeyrin, and Fela Fluβmüllnerin – provided as an example.

Heraldic Applique with Baroness Anne de Basillon

Beginner, limited to 10 students

Students will learn the basics of heraldic applique for use with machine or hand embroidery.  

Teacher will provide handouts and samples.  

No fee.

Roll-Hemmed and Beaded Veils with Lady Aurelia of Nithgaard

Beginner – Advanced, 15 students

Students will make mini veils that will be roll-hemmed and then beaded in a style and one of three levels of complexity of your choosing.  

In this make-and-take class, the finished piece can be used as a cover for your favorite goblet and a beading style guide, or be given away as a gift!  Students should bring their lovely selves.  

Teacher will bring handouts, beads, beading and hemming needles, thread, and silk fabric pieces.

Fee $3.


Sunday Morning Classes - Sign up on arrival for classes with limits

Bayeux Basics with THL Renata Rouge

Beginner – Intermediate, 10 students (auditors welcome)

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Interested in learning the Bayeux stitch, most notably seen on the Bayeux Tapestry?  This class is designed for the beginner or intermediate embroiderer.  

We will learn the basics of the Bayeux style of embroidery and use it to make a cup cover/coaster while the instructor waxes on about the tapestry, the Battle of Hastings and possibly even the Battle of Stamford Bridge and the relation between the Vikings, the Normans and the Anglo-Saxons.  

A kit will be provided which includes a handout, linen for the embroidery and lining to make a cup cover, wooden bobbins based on Viking-age grave finds with enough thread to complete the project, a needlebook with needle, an embroidery hoop and a handy-dandy reusable linen bag to keep your project at hand.  

Students will want to bring snips or embroidery scissors.  

Kit fee is $5.

How to Make Cording (Whypa/Waste-of-Time) with THL Cristina inghean Ghriogair

Beginner, no limit

Learn how simple it is to make any size cording for any project.  

No fee.

 

Kit Class Sign-up

We ask students to sign up and pay for their Kit Class by March 1. This allows instructors sufficient time to order supplies and then prepare the appropriate number of kits.  Giving teachers an accurate class head-count is important so they don't over-purchase materials or spend time unnecessarily assembling kits that won't be needed.
PLEASE NOTE:
Sign-up for Kit Classes is based on the order in which you sent in your event registration payment.  Those who paid their event registration early will have more choices to select from than those who delayed.  As popular classes fill up, the number of classes from which to choose decreases.
To sign up for a Kit Class:

  1. When you send in your event registration payment (per instructions above), indicate that you are interested in taking a Kit Class. 

DO NOT INCLUDE A KIT CLASS FEE
WITH YOUR EVENT REGISTRATION PAYMENT!

  1. On or after January 15, you will be contacted by the Class Coordinator, who will tell you which classes have spaces remaining and give you instructions to pay for your Kit Class. 
  2. Once you have received the payment instructions, mail the Class Coordinator your payment for the Kit Class of your choice.
  3. AFTER the Class Coordinator has received your payment, your name will be added to the class roster. 

PLEASE NOTE:

    To pre-pay for a “kit” class:

  1. Preregister for the event - see “Event Registration” for where to send your preregistration and what information to include with it.
  2. Upon receipt of your event registration, the Class Coordinator will email you instructions to pre-pay for your class “kit.”
  3. Mail the Class Coordinator your pre-payment for the class "kit" of your choice.
  4. When the Class Coordinator has received payment for your class “kit,” your name will be added to the class roster.

Refund Policy

Because the site requires us to pay the rental fee in full well before the event, we must ask our guests to reserve in advance.
We understand that circumstances sometimes arise that necessitate a change in plans.
If you find that you are not able to attend and you request a refund of your event registration payment prior to March 1, 2020, we will refund your event fee in full.
On or after March 1, we can only refund your event registration if we have sufficient attendees to break even.
If you have paid for a kit, we will refund the cost of the kit if we are able to re-sell it. If we cannot re-sell your kit, we will deliver it or mail it to you after the event.

Site, Lodging and Parking

Site

Boy Scout Camp Karoondinha is located on the side of a mountain.  Cell phone service can be spotty, depending on one's carrier.
All buildings will have designated “Parking Placard” spaces in front.  The Dining Hall has grade-level doors on the right-hand side (facing the front of the building) and at the rear of the building. 
The roads and paths are gravel, not paved, which can make getting about difficult. Some walking/driving will be required, as the buildings we will be using are not near each other. 
If you have mobility concerns, please request a Parking Placard when you send in your event registration payment.

Lodging

Sleeping cabins are heated, have electricity, and have a kitchenette.
The cabins’ dormitory-style rooms sleep 16 to 30 people.  The double-decker bunk beds have mattresses, but overnight guests should bring bedding (pillow, sleeping bag/sheets and blankets) and towels.

We recommend wearing earplugs if you are a light sleeper!

Edna Sheary Lodge is accessible to those with mobility restrictions (ramps lead from the parking lot to the cabin door) and has electric heat and indoor bathrooms (sinks, toilets, showers). There are 16 double-decker bunk beds (total) in 2 sleeping areas, making these rooms feel a bit crowded. Edna Sheary Lodge also has a gathering room;  this will be used for a Kit Class on Saturday afternoon. 
NOTE:  The bathrooms and showers in Edna Sheary Lodge are for everyone’s use, not just those bunking there.
Kirby and Harris Cabins each have 15 double-decker bunk beds in one large dormitory-style room;  the sleeping areas are more spacious than Edna Sheary Lodge.  NOTE:  These cabins do NOT have indoor bathrooms;  however, flush toilets are located in a nearby building.
NOTE:  Bunk spaces are filled on a first-paid, first-served basis.

Parking

All buildings will have designated parking spaces for those with mobility concerns.  Please do not park in these spaces unless you have a Parking Placard.  If you have mobility concerns, please request a Parking Placard when you pay your event registration.
Guests may park in front of their sleeping cabin rather than parking in the lot at the bottom of the hill.  (Ignore the sign!)
One parking space facing Edna Sheary Lodge (the cabin with showers) will be marked "Visitor."  This is so folks in other cabins who drive to there to shower will have a place to park temporarily. 

Meals

Hot beverages (coffee, tea, hot chocolate, etc.) and sweets will be available throughout the weekend at our celebrated Hospitality Table.
Meals will be provided by members of Abhainn Ciach Ghlais’s Guild of St. Lawrence:

Saturday Breakfast: Oatmeal (GF available on request) & fixin's bar, yogurt & fruit, hard-boiled eggs, hot tea, coffee
Saturday Lunch (served buffet style):  TBD  
Saturday Afternoon Tea:  Variety of loose-leaf teas and assorted finger foods. Gluten-free selections will be available.  (Contributions are gratefully accepted, but due to some guests’ severe food allergies, we will serve only those that come with a complete list of ingredients.)
Saturday Feast (served Family Style):  TBD 
Sunday Breakfast:  Breakfast casseroles (eggs, milk, cheese, and hash brown potatoes;  pork sausage in one;  spinach in the other) and oatmeal (GF available on request)

Food Allergies/Concerns

Please mention any food allergies/concerns with your reservation so our cooks can do their best to accommodate your special needs.
If your dietary concerns are such that it would be safer/preferable for you to bring and prepare your own food, please contact the Autocrat in advance.  (We don’t want to exclude anyone due to food issues!) 

What to Bring

Personal ComfortA (comfy) folding chair would be a good idea for those whose backs (and bums) are not happy sitting on hard plastic chairs for long periods of time.  Overnighters should bring bedding (pillow, sleeping bag/sheets and blankets), towels, and, of course, your preferred comfort creature!
Embroidery SuppliesBring scissors, an embroidery hoop, and (if possible) your favorite lamp/lighting device with extension cords.
Display Items: Please bring items for the Embroidery Display and to share during Show-n-Tell.
Reference Library:  We invite all attending to bring relevant books from their personal libraries to contribute to the event reference library. The library will be staffed, and books will not leave the library area.

Silent Auction:  Donations gratefully accepted!  (See below.)  Also, bring cash because you are bound to find something you must have!

And What NOT to Bring

DO NOT bring alcohol, as the Boy Scouts have a strict “no alcohol” policy for those who use the camp. If we find that you have alcohol, you will be asked to leave the site with no refund.
Nor do they permit pets on site or smoking in any of the buildings.
Please do not jeopardize our future use of the site by violating their policies.

Silent Auction

Do you have no-longer-wanted embroidery-type items that you'd be happy to send home with someone else? Maybe hoops, or leftover linen, or floss from an old project, or books ... ???
Help defray travel expenses for our teachers by donating a SCAdianly-useful item to the Silent Auction. All proceeds from the Silent Auction will be split among the teachers.

Everyone's a winner! Donors rid their homes of no-longer-wanted items, successful bidders go home with new treasures, and the teachers return home with gas in their tanks and a few coins in their pockets.

Contacts

The Autocrat for the event is Mistress Alicia Langland (hutchnsn AT bucknell DOT edu)
The Head Cook is Lady Elisabetta Tempesta
The Reservations Clerk is Maistresse Marguerite d’Honfleur, c/o Dawn Maneval, 922 College Court, Lewisburg PA17837

The Class Coordinator is Mistress Jaqueline de Molieres (moliere1297 AT yahoo DOT com)

The staff of the Academy of St. Clare hopes you will join us!

Directions

Guests coming from the east or west will probably travel on Route 80 to Route 15 to Route 45 to Route 235. Guests coming from the north will probably travel on Route 15.

From the West, East and North: Find your best route to Route I-80. Take Exit 210 A, Route 15 South, to Lewisburg. Stay on Route 15 S for about 7 miles; you will come to the intersection of Routes 15 and 45 at a light. Turn right onto Route 45 West. Continue at the * below.

From the South: Find your best route to Route 15 North. In Lewisburg, you will come to the intersection of Routes 15 and 45 at a light. Turn left onto Route 45 West. Continue at the * below.

(*) Proceed west on Route 45 West for about 17 miles, passing through the towns of Mifflinburg and Hartleton (follow speed limits here). At the intersection of Route 235 South, turn left.

From this turn, follow signs for 235 South for approximately 3 miles through Laurelton (last chance for food, gas, and ATM) and Glen Iron. The road makes several 90-degree turns; just before the last one, you will pass the West End Fire Company on your left.

Turn right onto Creek Road at the 4-way intersection past this last 90-degree turn. Penns Creek should be on your left. Stay on this road for approximately three miles; you will pass a large 3 story stone house with three arches, on your right, at this point you are about one mile from the Camp.

Just before you cross the bridge over Penns Creek, Penns Creek Campground will be on your right. Cross the bridge and turn right at the sign for Thomas Dam Road/Boy Scout Camp.

Camp Karoondinha is on the left. From the road, all you'll see is the parking area and the gate. As you go up the hill, look for the Troll sign. The Dining Hall is the large stone building with 3 flagpoles in front. To get to the Edna Sheary Lodge, continue up the hill past the Dining Hall. Sheary Lodge is located in the wooded area just past the large field on the right.

Parking spaces in front of both buildings will be reserved for those with mobility concerns.

Drivers are asked to use their flashers and to travel at the posted 10 miles per hour.

Directions from the scouts are here

Google map:

Here's an annotated Google map

Map showing site:

Get directions from Google maps

Here's a detailed map of the camp (click to enlarge):

Or, download a pdf here

Local Area Information

Other Lodging Options

Restaurants

  • American: Carriage Corner, 257 E Chestnut St (AKA Rt 45) Mifflinburg, PA 17844, (570) 966-3866
  • Italian: La Primavera, 2593 Old Turnpike Road (AKA Rt 45) Lewisburg, PA 17837, (570) 523-1515
  • Fancy: Reba & Panchos, 2006 W Market St (AKA Rt 45) Lewisburg, PA 17837, (570) 522-7006 ($$)
  • Chinese: Peking Garden, 199 N Derr Dr (AKA Rt 15) Lewisburg, PA 17837, (570) 524-7787 (at the corner of Rt 15 and St Mary St) (free 3 mile delivery includes Days Inn and Comfort Suites)
  • American: Perkins, 340 International Dr, Lewisburg, PA 17837, (570) 523-7733 (near the Sheetz and Walmart North of Lewisburg)
  • Pub: Towne Tavern, 600 Market St (AKA Rt 45) Lewisburg, PA 17837, (570) 524-0821 (corner of Rt 45 and 6th St)
  • Pub: Bull Run Inn, 605 Market St (AKA Rt 45) Lewisburg, PA 17837, (570) 524-2572 (corner of Rt 45 and 6th St)
  • Thai: Siam Cafe, 518 Market Street (AKA Rt 45) Lewisburg, PA 17837, (570) 523-1874 (Rt 45 between 6th and 5th St)
  • Japanese: Sushi Hanna, 434 Market St (AKA Rt 45) Lewisburg, PA 17837, (570) 523-0232 (Rt 45 between 5th and 4th St)
  • American: Lewisburg Hotel, 136 Market Street (AKA Rt 45) Lewisburg, PA 17837 (corner of Rt 45 and 2nd St) (570) 523-7800 ($$)
  • BBQ: Ard's Farm, 4803 Old Turnpike Road, Lewisburg, PA 17837, (570) 524-9820
  • Brew Pub: Rusty Rail Brewing Company, 5 N 8th St #1, Mifflinburg, PA 17844, (570) 966-7878