Travel Info for SMA Teen Summer Camp

Our Address for GPS: 9803 Old Hawn Rd, Huntingdon, PA 16652


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SMA Camp Van Service


We offer shuttle van services to the following locations on the opening and closing days of each session:

  • Washington DC & Dulles International Airport: $90 One Way
  • Harrisburg International Airport, PA: $70 One Way
  • Northeast Van: $110 One Way
    • Saddle Brook, NJ
    • Emlsford, NY
    • Westport, CT
    • West Haven, CT

Dulles International Airport offers direct flights from Florida and many other destinations. We require all of our international campers to arrive here.

Arrival times on the opening day of camp: Between 2pm-6pm

Departure times on the closing day of camp: Between 1pm-7pm

 

Harrisburg International Airport offers direct flights from Chicago, Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Detroit, and others.

Arrival times on the opening day of camp: Between 10am-3pm

Departure times on the closing day of camp: Between 1pm-6pm

 

Please contact us when you are booking domestic and international air travel and we can let you know if other campers from your city are arriving on the opening day of camp.

If the camper’s flight is scheduled on a day outside the official camp session dates, an extra amount will be added to the van service fee as follows: Harrisburg $30 one way, Washington, D.C. $50 one way.

 

If your child is taking a van to camp you may need to ship their luggage via UPS 4 days before the start of camp. Campers arriving by plane DO NOT need to ship luggage.

 

Opening and Closing Day Northeast Van Schedule

 

The NORTHEAST VAN will be making four stops:

Best Western, West Haven CT -

    7:30am Pick-Up on Opening Day, 5.30 Drop-Off on Closing Day

   490 Saw Mill Rd, West Haven, CT 06516 - (203) 933-0344

Tutti’s Restaurant, Westport CT (Parking Lot on Left) -

   8:30am Pick-Up on Opening Day, 4.30pm Drop-Off on Closing Day

   599 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT 06880

El Dorado Diner, Elmsford,  NY -

   10:00am Pick-Up on Opening Day, 3pm Drop-Off on Closing Day

   55 W Main St, Elmsford, NY 10523

Marriot Hotel, Saddle Brook NJ -

   11:15am Pick-Up on Opening Day, 2pm Drop-Off on Closing Day

  138 New Pehle Ave, Saddle Brook, NJ 07663

 

Once you arrive, look for our camp counselors in or around a big van. They should be easy to spot. Please make sure to arrive to the van stops on time or a few minutes early to drop off your camper.

 


Where to Stay and Eat

Hotels in Huntingdon, PA (8 Miles from Camp):

 

Comfort Inn

100 South 4th St

814-643-1600

Newer hotel and 15 minutes from camp – has a pool.

 

Fairfield Inn & Suites – new in 2011

9970 Shaner Boulevard

Huntingdon, PA 16652

(814) 643-3672

 

Hotels in State College, PA, home of Penn State University (20 Miles from Camp)

The Nittany Lion Inn

200W. Park Avenue

State College, PA ph: 814.865.8500

Our favorite – very nice- close to campus & the PSU Creamery – within walking distance to downtown- may be pricey.

 

The Days Inn Penn State

240 S. Pugh Street

State College, PA ph: 814.238.8454

Great location in downtown State College- close to shops, restaurants, and campus – has a swimming pool- kids stay free. Mad Mex restaurant attached.

 

Ramada Inn

1450 S. Atherton Street

State College, PA ph: 814.238.3001

A few miles from downtown State College- close to chain restaurants and stores - has a swimming pool.

 

The Atherton Hilton Hotel

125 S. Atherton St./RT 322

State College, PA ph: 814.231.2100

Near the heart of downtown State College- nice – on the pricey side.

 

Hotel State College

100W. College Avenue

State College, PA ph: 814.237.4350

In downtown State College- close to shops, restaurants, and campus – nice.

 

Holiday Inn Express

1925 Waddle Road

State College, PA ph: 814.867.1800

About 3 miles from downtown State College- nice – close to shopping & restaurants.

 

Courtyard by Marriott

1730 University Drive

State College, PA

ph: 814.238.1881

A few miles from downtown State College- close to chain restaurants and stores.

 

Sleep Inn

111 Village Drive

State College, PA ph: 814.235.1020

Less expensive – right on highway – close to a great breakfast shop.

 

Motel 6

1274 N. Atherton/BUS. RT. 322

State College, PA ph: 814.234.1600

Less expensive – right on highway.

 

Bed and Breakfast Accommodations

 

The Inn at Solvang – Huntingdon, PA

Innkeeper: Pam Henry www.huntingdonbedandbreakfast.com

Stone Creek/RT 26

Huntingdon, PA ph: 814.643.3035

Close to camp – First class accommodations at a reasonable price.

 

Starry Night Bed and Breakfast

State College, PA

Inn Keepers: Chet and Alaina Esber

ph: 814.234.8111

Lovely accommodations – close to Shingletown Gap hiking & mountain biking area.



Things to Do and See Near SMA

Parks

  • Riverside Park, Smithfield Twp (814) 643-6702
  • Portstown Park, Huntingdon Borough
  • Detweiler Field, Huntingdon Borough, Rt. 26 North
  • State Parks in Huntingdon County 
  • Natural Wonders of Huntingdon County

Caves

  • Lincoln Caverns, Inc., R.R.#1 Box 280 - U.S. 22, Huntingdon, PA 16652 Phone: 814-643-0268. Caves are one of nature's hidden beauties, full of spectacular sights. Discover Lincoln Caverns, where nature's splendors have been left just as they were when discovered in 1930. Explore twisting passageways that reveal splendid rooms glittering with white crystals and massive flowstones. See delicate stalactites, created over thousands of years. Hospitality and breathtaking marvels await beneath the earth. Educational interpretive tours.
  • Indian Caverns - Indian Trail, Spruce Creek, PA 16683 (814) 632-7578

Golf

  •      Standing Stone Golf Club, Huntingdon    (814) 643-4800
  • American Legion Country Club   RD#1, P O Box 57, Mt. Union, PA 17066 (814) 542-9087
  •      Down River Golf and Country Club, Everett  (814) 652-5193

Movies/Theater

Racing

Amusement Parks

  • Wild River Waterpark  At Lake Raystown Resort & Lodge, Route 994, Entriken, PA 16638  (814) 658-3500
  • DelGrosso's Amusement Park, Altoona 

Scuba Diving

  • Mike's Scuba, Hollidaysburg at 717 North Montgomery St. Hollidaysburg, PA 16648. Phone: 814.695.4666 scuby@cove.net. Explore the other 70% of the earth with Mike's Scuba. We offer scuba classes along with full lines of equipment, service, rentals, and dive trips.