Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice

2014 Field Trips

You can sign up for field trips when you check in at that Gathering on Sunday June 29. More information and fees will be available at that time. Current plans include :

Monday, 6/30/2014 : Pittsburgh City Trip. One bus, Friends choose which of the three stops they want to get off at.

*Science Center and submarine,

* Phipps Conservatory

* Carnegie Museums and Cathedral of Learning at the University of Pittsburgh (one stop)

Tuesday, 07/01/2014: -- Leave after lunch

·         Kentuck Knob, (a Frank Lloyd Wright house and sculpture garden)  for adults and children over 12

·         Bruderhof a Christian intentional community,  could be family oriented if we know ahead of time.

·         Laurel Caverns: A large natural cavern with good guided tours for spelunkers of all ages

These are separate locations and will not be visited as a combination but will be on same day.

Wednesday, 07/02/2014:

Trip to Ohiopyle State Park.  This would be good for reflective walking, biking or many other activates.

Thursday, 07/03/2014: Separate  trips to

·         Falling Water: Frank Lloyd Wright's famous architectural masterwork. 

Falling Water is good for adults and possibly children >12.

·         Trolley Museum and Sarris Candies

Trolley Museum and Sarris are wonderful for family.

Friday, 07/04/2014:  LeMoyne House & Bradford House are historical sites in Washington, Pa.  related to the anti-slavery movement and the Underground Railroad and the whisky rebellion.