SkiDance 2024

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Enjoy the outdoors? Like having fun and meeting new people of all ages? Then come to the annual SKI-DANCE weekend February 16th - 19th, 2024 (Friday through Monday- 3 nights) held in the Laurel Highlands region of western Pennsylvania. Ski-Dance is a volunteer-led activity sponsored by Sierra Club Potomac Region Outings (SCPRO).

A typical day begins with breakfast followed by playing outdoors (cross country & downhill skiing, snowshoeing or hiking on Laurel Mountain). A bit farther away is Laurel Ridge State Park (cross country skiing), Seven Springs and a target="_blank" href="">Hidden Valley for tubing and downhill skiing. Free cross country skiing instruction for beginners and novices will be provided by Bob Mathis of the Sierra Club, and in the afternoon, he will lead either a hike or ski adventure to Laurel Mountain. (Click here for a map showing the various ski areas.)

There are also a variety of other non-camp sponsored activities to partake of. This includes cultural and historical places to explore in this area (such as the Flight 93 Memorial, the Johnstown Flood Museum, and Fort Ligonier.).

If you prefer to relax indoors, during the afternoon folks play board games, read, knit, play music or simply hangout Then after dinner we gather by a roaring fire for a rousing sing along led by a master musician, Dave Wiesler, as we belt out the classics from the MTA song (poor Charlie) to Puff the Magic Dragon!


As if we haven’t had enough fun already, next we enjoy an evening of folk dances led by our high energy caller, Janine Smith, accompanied by Dave Wiesler and friends. Do you have two left feet or have never done this - no worries! Janine will have you up and dancing in a jiffy with a variety of fun, accessible contras, squares, and English Country dances. Altogether, it’s a weekend full of opportunities for singles, friends and families of all ages to have fun, learn new activities, reconnect with old friends and make new ones. Join us on our Facebook page for photos and to see how much fun we have!

We stay at Sequanota Camp and Conference Center in the Laurel Highlands region of western Pennsylvania (about 62 miles east of Pittsburgh).

  • There will be three types of accommodations: motel-type rooms at the Bowersox Enrichment Center, traditional cabins sleeping up to 6 with shared bathrooms, and a limited number of “enhanced” cabins with two bedrooms (some with double or queen bed) and shared bathroom facilities.
  • This year we will once again be matching same gender roommates to share rooms if requested on the application form. If you wish to share a room or cabin with friends, just indicate that on the application form.
  • A discount will be offered for registrations received by January 12th. If we do not get sufficient registration by February 1st we may have to cancel, so register early and take advantage of the discount.
In terms of Covid, our current policy is that the wearing of masks is optional. While we will not be checking registrants’ vaccination status, it is strongly recommended that all attendees be fully vaccinated, including the most current immunizations available, prior to coming to camp. Anyone feeling at all ill, should test themselves prior to arriving. The health and safety of our guests, participants, and the Camp staff remains our top priority. As the winter season approaches, we will continue to evaluate risks and make appropriate revisions in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) and federal, state, and local guidance. Please contact us with any questions.

Best wishes for a happy and healthy holiday season and looking forward to seeing you all in 2024.

Bob 858-9341
Jody 278-5196