COVID-19 Campground Guidelines

Dear campers and friends,

On 4/27/2020 Governor Wolf announced that private campgrounds in Pennsylvania can be open on May 1, 2020 while following CDC guidelines!

WHAT THIS MEANS TO YOU: You may travel to the park, camp, hike, and fish while practicing social distancing. All unnecessary buildings are closed and all activities that are listed on our website have been canceled until further notice. However, we will have some weekend activities that adhere to social distancing.

DURING OPEN OFFICE HOURS POSTED ON THE DOOR: You may purchase firewood, propane, ice and store items.

The camp store is open with RESTRICTED ENTRY.

WE PREFER CURBSIDE PICKUP.

Check the Camp Store tab to view items available for purchase.
Please call us with your order at 724-329-4097 or send us a message through our Contact Us page.
We are happy to charge the credit card we have on file and you can pick up your items at the office door. If you choose to shop inside, you must wear a mask, no more than 5 adults permitted inside at a time and children are not permitted.

CDC Guidelines Summary:

What you may do:

DO: Visit parks that are close to your home

DO: Prepare before you visit

DO: Stay at least 6 feet away from others (social distancing) and take other steps to prevent COVID-19

What you are not to do:

DON'T: Visit parks if you are sick or were recently exposed to COVID-19

DON'T: Visit crowded parks

DON'T: Use playgrounds

DON'T: Use hot tubs, spas, water playgrounds, or water parks

DON'T: Participate in organized activities or sports.

You can find the Complete Official CDC Guidelines for Visiting Parks and Recreational Facilities at this website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/visitors.html

What you can do while you are here:

YES YOU CAN:

YES: You may reserve Cabins that include their own restroom facilities are available, but there will be no back-to-back rentals. We will be using disinfectant to clean everything as in the past, but we plan to leave a 24-hour turnaround time following cleaning to be extra cautious. All people who are renting cabins are also expected to bring their own dish soap and personal soap and other personal items with them. Coffee pots, toasters, dishes, pots and pans, pillows and comforters will not be available in the cabin until further notice. You must bring your own linens and kitchen utensils. You must utilize the restroom facilities available in the cabin.

YES: You may reserve RV sites, Tent Sites, and Benner Barns.

YES: Masks are encouraged by the CDC in public areas such as restrooms.

YES: The main bathrooms and shower house are open.

YES: REGISTRATION: Check-in instructions will be given to you when you make your reservation. You will be able to check-in curbside. Your balance must be paid in full by credit card for curbside check-in. During office hours a limited number of guests are permitted to enter for purchasing or checking-in. Masks are required by PA LAW when in the office.

YES: You may build a campfire and enjoy hiking and fishing. Practice social distancing. Gatherings should be 25 people or less and stay 6 feet apart.

YES: Basketball and Volleyball for family groups - Bring YOUR OWN equipment

YES: The mini-golf is open. You can purchase a game in the office for $3.50 for adults and $3.00 for children. We will give you a clean putter and ball. When you are finished, return the used materials to the buckets in front of the office.

YES: You may use the laundry room ONE PERSON AT A TIME. Please lock the door while inside and remember to unlock it when you are finished to allow the next person in.

YES: IF PA LAW MANDATES ALLOW THE POOL TO BE OPEN Play it safe around and in the swimming pool. Keep space between yourself and others. Number of people in the pool and pool area may be limited. Please respect the requests of the Pool Attendant.

YES: DURING OPEN OFFICE HOURS POSTED ON THE DOOR. You may purchase firewood, propane, ice and store items. WE PREFER CURBSIDE PICKUP. You can see a list of many of the items available in our store on the Camp Store page. During office hours, you can call in your order 724-329-4097 and we will charge purchases to your credit card, and we will let you know when you can pick up your items in front of the office. We are working with limited staff, so please be patient while we try to monitor and fill requests as quickly as we can. In-store purchases are also available during office hours. A limited number of guests are permitted to enter for purchasing and Masks are required by PA LAW when in the office.

What you can not do while you are here:

NO YOU CAN NOT:

NO: No gathering in groups over 25 people anywhere

NO: Game Room, Rec-Hall, and Playground will be CLOSED

NO: All planned activities on our website are canceled until further notice and will be reevaluated weekly according to CDC, federal, and state guidelines. Go to our Facebook Page to see the revised "social distancing" activities posted for each weekend.

Directives that must be followed:

Thank you for caring enough to take the time to read all of this information. We appreciate all of our campers being so understanding and gracious. You're truly the BEST and we're all in this together. We hope to be able to resume all of our regular activities soon. Until then, we're thankful to be able to provide you with a place to enjoy family, get outdoors, exercise, and relax. See you soon!

Your Friends at Benner's Meadow Run
John, Marylou, Chris, and Staff