OAS News




For more information on general camp activities including the Challenge Course please contact Snapper Petta at (607) 436-3455.

See the Observatory page for information on the SUNY Oneonta Department of Physics and Astronomy's public viewing schedule at the planetarium and obsercatory.

Other events at College Camp
(Spring '14 Semester)

Program Dates and Descriptions, events are from 2 - 4 PM

  • April 13th: Bowdrilling and Firecraft / Experience the art of bowdrilling, its history, ancient and modern uses, and then learn firecraft and techniques, with hot chocolate, hot drinks and smores after.
  • April 27th: Cordage Making with Tree and Plant Identification / History and uses of cordage, material harvesting, tree and plant identification, cordage crafting, hot chocolate and hot drinks after.



  • Challenge Course
  • Fishing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Basketball
  • Frisbee
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Photography
  • Retreats
  • Overnights
  • Public Viewings at the Observatory
  • Picnics & barbecues
  • Plain ol' relaxing

On hand at camp we have: croquet, footballs, basketballs, volleyballs, soccer balls and cones.