2023 PAFF Glow & Know Campouts
Overnight tent campout with the fireflies in Kellettville, Saturday, June 24 and Wednesday, June 28, 2023
PENNSYLVANIA FIREFLY FESTIVAL (PAFF) PRESENTS: GLOW & KNOW FIREFLY CAMPOUT
This year's G&K campout offers a unique Nature Immersion experience for ten(10) novice to expert campers. You must be apply for the PAFF registration lottery by March 31 and be selected to register for the Glow & Know Campout.
The 2023 Glow & Know Campouts are a unique nature experience scheduled for Saturday, June 24, and Wednesday, June 28 at the Kellettville Firefly Farm. This is for tent campers only. Campers must provide their own tent and camping gear. Each G&K Campout begins at 1 pm and concludes the following morning. This is intended for couples and families with school-age children. Children under 10 years of age are FREE. DO not register/pay for children. This event is not intended for children younger than 6 years old.
The G&K Campout is on the grounds of the Kellettville Firefly Farm. Firewood, water, and port-a-johns will be provided. The campout includes a campfire supper, beverages, snacks and continental breakfast.
We will make an effort to provide a variety of choices for those with dietary restrictions (i.e. vegetarian options). During the day, campers can choose from various nature activities including guided walks about the Tionesta Creek areas, nature arts & crafts, and/or children's activities. Campers are encouraged to bring personal fishing gear, kayaks, canoes or tubes for a creek float during the afternoon. That evening, a campfire for hot dogs & s'mores, with music followed by the late evening program and viewing of fireflies including the Synchronous firefly (Photinus Carolinus). Stargazing and Long-exposure photography are also being encouraged to those with telescopes or digital cameras. In addition, attendees can volunteer to observe and collect data as community scientists and assist PAFF with their firefly research programs.