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2020 Glow and Know Firefly Camp Out at Scarlett Knob
Scarlett Knob Campground
Ohiopyle, PA
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PENNSYLVANIA FIREFLY FESTIVAL (PAFF) PRESENTS THE THIRD  ANNUAL: GLOW AND KNOW EXPERIENCE THE WONDERS OF PENNS WOODS AT OHIOPYLE STATE PARK

DOES THE NATURAL WORLD EXCITE YOU?
WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE THE RARE SYNCHRONOUS FIREFLY?
 ARE YOU UP FOR A UNIQUE NATURE AND CAMPING EXPERIENCE?

With physical distancing in place and following CDC guidelines, the Glow and Know Campout is a unique nature experience scheduled for June 10, 2020 at Ohiopyle State Park of Pennsylvania with camping at Scarlett Knob Campground. The event begins at 1 pm and concludes the following morning. Campsite and Meals are included.  Attendees will be involved in various nature activities throughout the daytime including informative talks and guided walks about the Geology, Fauna, Flora, and Fireflies of the Ohiopyle SP area. After a campfire dinner, the late evening program will be a viewing of the rare Synchronous firefly (Photinus Carolinus) and its unique synchronous flashing of the male fireflies.

In addition, attendees can volunteer to observe and collect data as citizen scientists and assist PAFF with their firefly research programs.

Only twelve persons lucky persons (couples encouraged) will be accepted into the Glow and Know experience to ensure a low impact, safe, and engaging event. Wearing of face masks and physical distancing (6ft) will be respected during all group activities. Participants assume all responsibility for any and all risk of possible exposure to the COVID-19.  Participants will be asked to withdraw from the event if they have a fever or present other symptoms of illness.  Please do not register if you have been exposed to someone diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 2 weeks.

Schedule of events:

10am-1pm...arrive/set-up in camping spots/snack lunch
1pm...Introduction/overview of program
1:30pm...Talk---Geology/fossils of Southwestern Pennsylvania
2pm...Explore Ohiopyle area
6pm...Return to Scarlett Knob Campground, show & tell photos
6:30pm...Campfire dinner
7:30pm...Campfire stories/free time
9p...Talk--- Fireflies of Pennsylvania
9:30pm...Assemble into designated spots for Synchronous FF viewing
1am...End of program

Cost for GLOW AND KNOW is $100/person (plus service fee) which includes:
Campsite fee
All activities
Campfire dinner,snack, and continental breakfast
Prizes for all attendees
Reference material on all expert talks
Personal face mask w/filter insert

Scarlett Knob Campground is a private campground 2 miles north of Ohiopyle State Park on PA route 381.

PAFF will also provide a wireless listening device for participants to use during the programs to aid in social distancing.

This is a rain or shine event, however, it is subject to cancellation in the event of severe weather or threats to public safety.  In which case, you will receive a refund. The fireflies are also highly sensitive to cold, and if the nighttime temperatures drop below 60 degrees, they do not fly.  

PAFF is a registered 501(c)3 and proceeds benefit our mission to educate the public and raise awareness about all the fireflies in NW Pennsylvania and help to support the research of our interns.
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Thank you for participating in the Glow & Know Firefly Campout Experience. We hope you enjoyed your program. Be sure to join the Virtual Stay-at-home PA Firefly Festival on June 27 on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages.

Location

Scarlett Knob Campground (View)
133 Scarlett Knob Rd
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
United States

Categories

Education > Tours
Other > Family-Friendly

Minimum Age: 5
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Non-Smoking: Yes!

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