DRIVING TO CAMP
1660 Ballibay Road, Wyalusing PA 18853
Arrival: Please arrive at camp between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM on the opening day of your session.
Departure: On closing days, pick-up begins at 9:30 AM.
- From the New York City, Philadelphia & Washington areas: take the best route to Scranton. There is a Superhighway from all Metro areas to Scranton. The following instructions are from Interstate 81, Exit 194 at Clarks Summit to Camp Ballibay. From Harrisburg area explore the idea of taking Rt.15 & 220 to Towanda, it cuts down the mileage to camp from the DC area. Exit I-81 at No. 194, Clarks Summit, you will take the exit North & West marked ‘Towanda, RT. 6-11.’ You will come to Rt. 6-11 in the Village of Chinchilla; adhere to the 35 mph speed limit carefully.
- In about 10 minutes Rt. 6 and Rt. 11 split, Rt. 6 turns off to the right, take Rt. 6 West. You’ll pass through the towns Tunkhannock, Meshoppen, Laceyville and in about 30 minutes you’ll pass through Wyalusing; be sure to obey the 35 mph speed limit. You’ll see signs to Camptown, do not make any turns.
- Stay on Rt. 6. In about 5 miles, you’ll pass Rt. 409 on your right. Stay on Rt. 6; you will make a right turn off Rt. 6 after going down a winding hill, 1.7 miles, after passing Rt. 409 on your right. The turn off Rt. 6 is marked Creek Road.
- Immediately after you turn off Rt. 6 on Creek Rd., bear to the right, onto Ballibay Rd. (a dirt road). We are 1.7 miles up this hill on Ballibay Rd. You will come upon the Main House & Office of the camp on your right. Pass the Office and the next building on your right, and make a right turn into the gravel lot. Please park there and come to the Camp Office which is on the road side of the Main House. If you are coming on an opening day or the end of camp, staff will be at the roadside to assist you.
FLYING TO CAMP
Wilkes Barre/Scranton Airport (AVP)
Arrival: Campers flying in will arrive one day early.
Departure: Campers flying out will depart on normal departure date at the end of the session.
If you are planning to have your camper fly to camp, please contact us. When you have all your flight details, please login to your online account and fill out the supplemental form providing us with arrival and departure information. All details will be covered when you decide on having your camper fly in. The following information is to give you some of the basics:
Luggage: Ship all luggage to camp except for 1 carry on bag and musical instruments. UPS handles most of our luggage and are here daily. Plan on shipping luggage home after camp also.
Transportation: We pick up and deliver campers to Wilkes Barre/Scranton Airport (AVP), a small airport with excellent facilities, a little over one hour from camp. We try to coordinate group pick-ups, having as many campers as possible arriving within a few hours of one another. This is a good reason for you to make sure you contact camp with your flight plans before making them firm.
Costs: Group airport pick up is $50.00 each way; individual pick up is $95.00 each way.
Shipping Address: Camper's name – The Ballibay Camps, 1660 Ballibay Road, Wyalusing PA 18853