Camping at the Farm

Reserve Your Camping Spot Now!

Plenty of space for campers at the College Farm!

Camping is available at The Dickinson College Farm for just $5/person for the weekend during the conference! Participants are welcome to stay Thursday night – Sunday morning depending on travel arrangements.  Sleep under the stars, stay up with a bonfire, and wake up to a great view of the College Farm. Reserve your camping spot within our conference registration process as an “add on” feature.

If you have not already booked your camping spot, please modify your registration to include camping reservations.

  • Campers should bring their own tent, sleeping bag, and other camping necessities.
  • Toilets and running water are provided.
  • Ground mats or tarps are recommended – if weather is poor, campers will stay in the Barn.
  • Flashlights or a lantern are recommended.

Questions about camping can be sent to

Campers must be able to provide their own transportation between the Farm and the Dickinson main campus for the conference (the Farm is located six miles from the campus).

Local Lodging

Special discounted rates for lodging in the Carlisle area have been set up at the following area hotels. Contact the following hotels directly to make arrangements. You cannot book lodging at hotels, motels, and bed and breakfasts through our registration process.

Mention the “Seeding the Future Conference” for a discounted rate. Rooms will be released if not reserved by 9/30, so book asap.

Comfort Inn & Suites (Smoke-free hotel)
10 S. Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA 17013
(800) 704-1188
Double – $97.00
Queen – $97.00

Carlisle House Bed & Breakfast – A Select Registry Inn (Smoke-free B & B)
148 South Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA 17013 (4 blocks from Dickinson)
Take 15% off lowest price shown on the website for discount conference price
Off-street parking, luxurious amenities and full breakfast.

Days Inn Carlisle (Smoke-free hotel)
Greatly discounted rates for this conference!
1 Alexander Spring Road, Carlisle, PA 17015
Double – $65.00
Queen – $65.00
Double queen – $76.00

Best Western Carlisle (Non-smoking rooms)
1155 Harrisburg Pike, Carlisle, PA 17013
Double queen – $75.00

Hampton Inn (Smoke-free hotel)
1164 Harrisburg Pike, Carlisle, PA 17013-1617
Double queen – $99.00
King – $109.00

Many lodging options await you in Carlisle. You’ll find hotels and a bed and breakfast in the heart of the historic district, just blocks from campus, and a generous selection of hotels, motels and B&Bs are sprinkled throughout the area, just a few minutes’ drive away.   Stroll through the historic district and you’ll find Colonial- and Victorian-era buildings, a thriving theatre/indie movie house, international restaurants, galleries, specialty shops and more.

Other Links

The Town of Carlisle, PA
Maps and Directions

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