Schuylkill River Sojourn / Dinner & Program

  • 05 Jun 2013
  • 2:00 PM
  • 06 Jun 2013
  • 10:00 AM
  • Lock 60 on the Schuylkill Canal


  • June 5th, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Dinner & program during the SR Sojourn in Mont Clare, St. Michael's Park.

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A view of the sojourners at the Lock 60 guard wall before entering the lock.

The 15th Annual Schuylkill River Sojourn, a week-long paddle of the Schuylkill River starting in Schuylkill Haven on Saturday, June 1st, through Friday, June 7th, will be coming to Mont Clare again in 2013.  For all the details and more info about the entire week's event and to register to participate in the paddle, contact the Schuylkill River Heritage Area / SRGA at

The sojourn will arrive at Lock 60 on Day 5, Wednesday, June 5th at about 3:30 PM. The sojourners will lock through Lock 60, set up camp in the picnic grove and enjoy an evening in Mont Clare as our guests, until Day 6, Thursday, June 6th.

Come out, welcome the sojourners to Mont Clare and take part in the dinner and program describing "How the Canal was Used During the Civil War" on June 5th.

That evening, beginning at 6 :00 PM at St. Michael's Park, Otterbein United Methodist Church will be serving a delicious spaghetti dinner ,with dessert and coffee provided by St. Michael of the Archangel Catholic Church.

Community members are more than welcome to come for dinner; $10.00 per person will cover the all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner with bread, salad, beverages, dessert and coffee. Pre-registration and payment is recommended to make sure there is enough for all to enjoy. 

After the programs, the sojourners will go back to thier camping area at Lock 60 to rest up for the the paddle to West Conshohocken on Day 6.

Day 6, Thursday morning, June 6th, breakfast will be served to the sojourners starting at 7:00 AM, again at St. Michael's Park.  Breakfast is served by SCA volunteers, which includes fruit, bagels, muffins, cold and hot cereal, coffee and tea. 

By 8:30 AM the sojourners are ready to get back out onto the water.  SCA watches from the banks of the canal wishing them safe passage as they paddle the canal to the portage and onward to the Schuylkill River.

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