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DIRECTIONS TO CAMP

DIRECTIONS TO CAMP

FROM PHILADELPHIA

(Approx. 2.5-3 hrs from Rte 476 in Plymouth Meeting (PA Turnpike NE Extension))

  • Follow Route 476 (PA Turnpike Northeast Extension) for about 95 miles
  • Take Exit 115 - Interstate 81 North for about 10.5 miles
  • Exit at Route 6 East (Carbondale) for a total of 19 miles
  • After about 15 miles, the Route 6 East Expressway will end and turn into a regular 2 lane road. Stay straight until you arrive at the traffic light in Waymart with 2 gas stations on the corner.
  • Turn left here onto Route 296 North (Belmont Street) for about 8 miles
  • Turn right onto Route 247 North (Creamton Drive) at the stop sign (there is no left turn here — if you stay straight you are on Route 247 South for about 14 miles.)
  • Look for signs for Camp Weequahic and the New Jersey Y Camp. One mile past this point will be the turn-off onto the Equinunk Creek Road.
  • Turn right when you see the sign in the trees for “Ramah/Lavi.”
  • Follow the road and cross a “one lane bridge.” for about 1.5 miles.
  • At the second dirt road, turn right onto Upper Woods Road and continue up the hill for about 1 mile.
  • Go past Camp Lavi and proceed to the building marked “Office” and check in and get parking instructions.
FROM NEW YORK
  • Follow New York State Thruway to exit 16 (Harriman)
  • Take Route 17 West (Quickway) to the second Hancock exit (#87)
  • Make left turn off exit, go under the Quickway and make a left turn onto old Route 17. Follow signs to #97 and #191.
  • Go one block and make a right turn following the sign to Route 191.
  • Continue for one long block alongside the railroad track and make the right turn across the tracks to #191.
  • Cross the bridge into Pennsylvania, bear left and go 1.3 miles on Route 191.
  • Make a right turn onto route 370. Drive 6.3 miles and make a left turn onto Route 247.
  • Drive 4.3 miles (through the village of Lake Como). 2 miles past Lake Como a state directional sign will indicate a left turn to Equinunk.
  • Make that sharp left turn onto Equinunk Creek Road, (bearing right at the first fork in the road) and follow this unmarked blacktopped road for 1.6 miles and cross the bridge.
  • At the Second dirt road, turn right onto Upper Woods Road and continue up the hill for about 1 mile. Go past Camp Lavi on your left and proceed to the building marked “Office” and check in and get parking instructions.
FROM NEW YORK
  • Follow New York State Thruway to exit 16 (Harriman)
  • Take Route 17 West (Quickway) to the second Hancock exit (#87)
  • Make left turn off exit, go under the Quickway and make a left turn onto old Route 17. Follow signs to #97 and #191.
  • Go one block and make a right turn following the sign to Route 191.
  • Continue for one long block alongside the railroad track and make the right turn across the tracks to #191.
  • Cross the bridge into Pennsylvania, bear left and go 1.3 miles on Route 191.
  • Make a right turn onto route 370. Drive 6.3 miles and make a left turn onto Route 247.
  • Drive 4.3 miles (through the village of Lake Como). 2 miles past Lake Como a state directional sign will indicate a left turn to Equinunk.
  • Make that sharp left turn onto Equinunk Creek Road, (bearing right at the first fork in the road) and follow this unmarked blacktopped road for 1.6 miles and cross the bridge.
  • At the Second dirt road, turn right onto Upper Woods Road and continue up the hill for about 1 mile. Go past Camp Lavi on your left and proceed to the building marked “Office” and check in and get parking instructions.
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