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Fall Campout – Camp Fitch

October 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - October 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm UTC-4

Please review all of the information for the Fall Campout below – Registration is now Closed.  Please note that there are TWO steps to complete the process:       

A.) Registration 

B.) Payment by mailing a check (see details below)

Camp Fitch – North Springfield, PA
October 12-14, 2018 – Arrival Time: 5:00-8:00 PM
Cost: $160 for Dad and 1 Child; $55 Per Additional Child

This year’s Fall Campout will be held on October 12-14 at Camp Fitch in Pennsylvania on the shores of beautiful Lake Erie. The Friday night activities will include our annual Halloween party so kids (and Dads) wear your costumes. As an exciting bonus, Friday night will also include Pizza and a show by Jungle Terry.

On Saturday, hayrides to the candy store and pumpkin patch will be available. In addition, horseback riding ($15 per rider), archery, BB’s, fishing, canoeing, paddleboats, pony rides and crafts are some of the other activities that are being scheduled.

Registration is on a first-come first-served basis. The deadline for signup is October 5th. It’s shaping up to be a great time for all, so don’t wait until the last minute to sign up. This campout fills up FAST and ALWAYS sells out!

Upon arrival at Camp Fitch, all campers must check in either at the dining hall on Friday evening or at the camp store upon arrival on Saturday. Each camper will be issued a wristband which is to be worn for the entire weekend. After check in you can drive to your assigned cabin.

The deadline for registration is Friday, October 5th, 2018!


Now closed – Deadline was Friday, October 5th, 2018.


Please write a check payable to “Cuyahoga Valley Local Longhouse” & mail it to the following address:

CVNSND c/o Kurt Gerber

9700 Reserve Run

Brecksville, Ohio 44141

Please contact Medicine Man Kurt Gerber if you have any questions about the campout.  E-mail him at or via his cell phone at 440-429-1117.  


Please be sure to A.) Register and B.) Pay in order to complete the entire process! 

General Items to Bring:

Bring adequate (and extra) clothing appropriate for the time of the year, boots, jacket, sweatshirt, hat, gloves, ponchos, CVNSND vest & headdress. Remember to bring flashlights, torch & cotton rag (for the Saturday night torch march), bug repellent, lawn chairs, first aid kits, sleeping bag & pillow, sports equipment, camera and games. Bring your toiletries such as toothbrush, toothpaste, comb, washcloth, towels, soap, razor (or not), and sunscreen. If your Tribe is cooking dinner at your cabin Saturday night bring your own food & cooking equipment. Other optional items include coffee pot, matches, grill, charcoal lighter, skewers, cooler, pop, canteen, snacks, cups, plates, towels, folding table, and s’more ingredients.

What is provided by Camp Fitch?

Everyone is sleeping on bunk beds in heated cabins which have indoor plumbing. Meals for the weekend are included and are provided in the Dining Hall. Camp Fitch provides the following meals – Saturday breakfast, Saturday lunch, Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast. Coffee, milk and juice are provided at all meals.
For those with dietary restrictions and food allergies please contact Kurt Gerber at If you have children with food allergies, you are welcome to bring food from home for your use at mealtimes. This food can be stored in the kitchen refrigerator/freezer of the Dining Hall. Be sure to label all containers with your child’s name.

Directions to Camp Fitch:

Follow I-90 to Exit 6 in PA, then North on Rt 215. Continue north of Rt. 215 following the signs to Camp Fitch. Drive time is approximately 1.5 hours.


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Camp Fitch address:
12600 Abels Rd
North Springfield, PA 16430
Phone: 814-922-3219


GPS Disclaimer:
The address above is the correct physical address but some GPS systems have trouble locating the Camp. If you are having trouble here are some suggestions:

1.Make sure you are spelling Abels Rd correctly (E then L)
2.Try East Springfield, West Springfield, or even Springfield Township instead of North Springfield.
Just remember that we are ON Lake Erie – not near Philadelphia.
3.Try Peggy Gray Candies
(the store is just up the street from Camp)
1674 Holliday Rd
North Springfield, PA 16430
4.Try the intersection of Abels Rd and Holliday Rd (make sure to spell both street names properly). There is a Camp Fitch sign at this intersection.
5.Try the intersection of Holliday Rd and W. Lake Rd (also known as Rt. 215). There is a Camp Fitch sign at this intersection.
6.If your GPS accepts coordinates, the Camp entrance is located at
N 42° 0.168’
W 80° 25.829’





October 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
October 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm


Camp Fitch
12600 Abels Road
North Springfield, PA 16430 United States
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(814) 922-3219

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