Spring Open House for Campers and Their Families!

• Saturday, March 21, 2015, from 12:00 to 3:00 pm
• Sunday, May 3, 2015, from 12:00 to 3:00 pm
Fun activities and snacks for the kids... Help with camp registration forms and other summer paperwork... Tours of the Camp, including hayrides... and lots of other fun activities!
Note: all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Click to see the printable flyer with details.

Bring your family and join us at the camp property: 600 Witmer Road, Horsham, PA 19044
(The camp entrance is where the address post reads 593 – 97.) See detailed directions.

The Second Annual Acorns to Oaks Gala

What a great success! See photos here...

Download a printable invitation showing all the details below.

Saturday, November 8, 2014 – 7:00 to 11:00 pm
Lafayette Ballroom with Wolfgang Puck Catering
ACE Conference Center, Lafayette Hill, PA (View video of ACA Conference Center)
Featuring Cocktail Hour with cash bar, Silent and Live Auction, Dinner and Dancing...

Tickets are $85.00 per person, and can be purchased below.

...and honoring:
George C. Shafer, Jr., Retired Episcopal Academy Teacher and Coach and former College Settlement Board Member, with the Anna Freeman Davies Founders Award and
Donna Frisby-Greenwood, Program Director/Philadelphia of the Knight Foundation,
with the Leonard C. Ferguson Youth Advocate Award

To buy tickets now at $85.00 each, or to make a donation:

  • Go to our secure on-line payment page (click the "Pay Now" button below)
  • You'll be able to use your Paypal account or your credit card
  • Enter the total of your payment for tickets (at $85.00 each) for the gala, or a donation, in the "Donation" box
  • Let us know in the "Reference" area what Items you are paying for (e.g. number of tickets), so we can properly allocate your payment


You can help make a child’s dream of summer camp a reality by

Sponsorship packages offer a variety of benefits including tickets, inclusion in promotional materials, and more. Contact Director of Development Jan Finnegan at
or 215-542-7974 with any questions.

To pay for your dinner tickets, sponsorship, program ad or to make a donation:

  • Go to our secure on-line payment page (click the "Pay Now" button below)
  • You'll be able to use your Paypal account or your credit card
  • Enter the total of your payment for sponsorship, ads, tickets for the gala or a donation in the "Donation" box
  • Let us know in the "Reference" area what Items you are paying for, so we can properly allocate your payment
  • If a Sponsorship, Program Book Ad, or Auction Donation form should accompany your payment, fill out the appropriate form(s) and fax to us at 215-542-7457.

Our Sponsors to Date for The 2nd Annual Acorns to Oaks Gala:

Mighty Oak Sponsors

Hatboro Federal Knight Foundation

Gold Sponsor

NRG Residential Solutions

The Acorns to Oaks Gala is a major fundraiser to support our camping programs and give the opportunity for financially disadvantaged kids to experience the fun of the outdoors, learn about themselves and how to get along with others around them.

The 3rd Annual Camper Scamper — Dress Like a Pirate!

On Saturday October 11, 2014, the Alumni Association once again hosts a 5K Run/Walk to benefit summer camp experiences for kids!

Pre-registration is $25  and can be done through the mail, or online by September 15, 2104. Online registration requires a nominal service fee. Our registration form is up and running now... click here. The mail-in brochure and Registration Form can be downloaded here.

After September 15, including on race day, registration will be $30 while shirts last, and $25 after the shirts are gone.
Race day registration opens at 7:45 AM.
We are also offering a 10% discount for groups of 10 or larger, but those registrations must be mailed to the camp office.

We will have a prize for the largest "Pirate Crew." (The group must pre-register.)
We'll also have a prize for the best pirate costume.

All funds support projects and programs that directly benefit the children at camp.

Sponsor This Event and Help Us reach Our Goal! Help us help kids get to summer camp by sponsoring the 3rd Annual Camper Scamper... click here for more information. (See page 2 for sponsorship levels.)

Our Sponsors to Date for the 3rd Annual Camper Scamper:

Platinum Sponsors:
Hatboro Federal Savings • Bucks County Dragon Boat Association

Hatboro Federal  

Gold Sponsor: Dave DeRosa

Silver Sponsors: Philadelphia Zoo • Linda Herring-Hill • Erin Corrigan

Bronze Sponsors: Marian Corrigan • Jan and Tom Finnegan • Mary Dare, RE/MAX Action Realty • Karyn and Mark Bonner • Rachealle and Josh Davis • Mr. G • Road ID

Blue Ribbon Sponsors: Cindy Weinrich • Lee’s Hoagie House, Horsham

Other Sponsors: Olive Garden, North Wales • Life is Good, North Wales • Iron Hill Brewery, North Wales • TGI Friday’s, Warminster • TGI Friday’s, Willow Grove • Giant, Willow Grove • Giant, Horsham • Giant, Warminster

Save These Dates:

Volunteer Work Day: Saturday, April 25, 2015
83rd Annual June Supper: Thursday, June 4, 2015
4th Annual Camper Scamper 5K Run/Walk: Saturday, October 3, 2015
3rd Annual Acorns to Oaks Gala: Saturday, November 7, 2015

Acorns to Oaks Gala

Our First Annual Acorns to Oaks Gala was a great success!

Saturday, November 9, 2013 – 7:00 to 11:00 pm
The Philadelphia Cricket Club, Chestnut Hill
415 W. Willow Grove Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19118
Featuring Cocktail Hour with cash bar, Musical Performances, Inspiring Stories by Summer Camp Alumni, Live Auction, Silent Auction, Dinner, DJ and Dancing.

See some photos of last year’s event!

Thank You to all of our generous sponsors:

Mighty Oak Sponsor:
Hatboro Federal Savings
Gold Sponsor
Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
Silver Sponsors
David and Kathleen Creamer
NRG Residential Solutions
Bronze Sponsors
George and Dede Shafer
Brown Brothers Harriman
Willow Grove Foundation
Hatboro Rotary Club
Table Sponsors
Horsham Rotary Club
Paul and Sharon Weiman
Frank R. Gerome
Blackthorn Rugby Club
Bryn Mawr Hospital Radiology Residency
Ralph and Tink McDevitt
Joe and Lina Colibraro and Family
Acorn Sponsors
Davey Tree Expert Company
The Goddard School
Tom and Jan Finnegan
Susquehanna Bank

PRWT Services, Inc.
Brown and Brown – Sobel Affiliates
BP Environmental Services, Inc.
Timoney Knox
Colibraro Landscaping and Nursery, Inc.
Sam’s Italian Market
Horsham Veterinary Hospital
Huntingdon Mechanical
Contractors, Inc.
Hatboro YMCA
Bee Bergvall and Associates
Computers CPU
Pennypack Farm and Education Center
Janiszewski Insurance Agency, Inc.
Adventure Network
Merchants Fleet Management
Jack Gregory, PhD.
Ace Portables, Inc.
Lt. Jon Clark – Horsham Township Police Department
Craig and Mary Dare – ReMax Action Realty
Teckscher, Teillon, Terrill & Sager

Ruth Joray
Michael and Robin Weiss
Rob and Smriti Khurana
Betsy Wice
Elaine Phipps
Nancy Zindel
Jim and Kathy Cockerill
Dr. Mark Haskins
Norris Eldridge
C. Kirk Radcliff

Ed and Karen Thompson
William Walker
Ann Repplier, PhD.
Bill and Laura Buck

Live and Silent Auction Donors
John and Mary Lou Labows
Al and Marie Hubbs
Steve and Wendy Hamilton
Dave and Mary Anne McDevitt
Tracy Katz
Philadelphia Phillies
Patrick Conners
Bill Lessa
Ann’s Cake Pan
Karyn Bonner
Becky Gallagher
Maria DiMauro
Sesame Place
Davey Tree Expert Company
Blue Hair Studio
Residence Inn Hotel, Philadelphia Airport
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing
Sheraton Hotel, Philadelphia at University City
Staybridge Suites, Montgomeryville
Chris and Cindy Weinrich
Talamore Country Club
The Barnes Foundation
Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania
Bristol Riverside Theatre
Born to Run, Inc.
Massage Envy, North Wales
Nails 4U, Maple Glen
Thunderbird Bowling Centers
Bounce U
Horsham Athletic Club
King George II Inn
Arden Theatre Company
National Constitution Center
Mike Spangler
Mary Anne McDevitt
Dr. David McPhillips
Nicole Cici Kazarian
Philadelphia Wings Lacrosse
Rachel Beck Photography
Tom Marotta
Frank R. Gerome
Lee’s Hoagie House of Horsham
Robert Madonna
American Girl
Sharon Weiman
Crowne Plaza, Philadelphia West
The Franklin Institute
Tom and Jan Finnegan
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
Trolley Car Diner Café
Joseph Ambler Inn
Kremp Florist
The Desmond Great Valley Hotel
Beth Heidere

2nd Annual Camper Scamper

Saturday, October 5, 2013 – 9:00 AM
The Alumni Association of The College Settlement of Philadelphia hosted a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, October 5, 2013, in order to raise funds to support projects and programs that benefit the kids at camp. The run/walk was held on the trails of our beautiful 235-acre property; see a map of the course.

WE HAD SOME AMAZING SPONSORS! Click here to see them all. The sponsors are also listed on our Alumni Page, where you can read more about the Camper Scamper.

SEE THE WINNERS IN EACH AGE CATEGORY! Click here to visit the Pretzel City Sports website and view the race results.

See photos of this year's Camper Scamper, 2013 via Facebook >>
See photos of last year's Camper Scamper, 2012 >>

June Supper 2014

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Another beautiful June evening at camp…
See the photos >>

acorn rule


Spring Volunteer Work Day

Saturday, April 27, 2013
So much was accomplished by our members, friends and community volunteers…
See the photos >>

acorn rule

Spring Open House

for campers and their familes

On Saturday, April 20, 2013, we hosted this coming summer’s campers for a day of help with camp registration forms, fun activities and snacks, tours and hayrides and lots of other fun activities…

Check back for a photo gallery coming soon!

acorn rule

Camper Scamper

5K Walk/Run Fundraiser

On Saturday, October 6, 2012, the Alumni Association held its first 5K run and walk to benefit our summer campers…

See photos of run >>

Even rainy days are fun here!