Family Weekend 2014

Friday, September 19

TimeEvent
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Family Weekend Check-In and Parent Headquarters - Burchfield Lounge, Wertz Student Center

Please stop by to pick up your guide to family weekend, complimentary football tickets and enjoy a snack. The Class of 2018 photo will be available for purchase.

6:30 to 8 p.m.

Hiawatha Wing Cruise

Mingle with Lycoming families while enjoying "wings and things" aboard the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat!

$16 per person, $16 per Lycoming student, Advance Registration Required

*Lycoming families and students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the Hiawatha, located at 2205 Hiawatha Boulevard, Williamsport. The boat will leave the dock at 6:30 p.m. sharp. You are encouraged to arrive by 6:15 p.m.

7 p.m.

Family Weekend Concert - Clarke Chapel

Lycoming College Band and Chamber Choir

9 to 11 p.m.

Family Bowling Night - Faxon Bowling Lanes, 1225 River Avenue, Williamsport

Enjoy 2 hours of "Asteroid Bowling" with LYCO families! Shoe rental, pizza and soft drink included!

$10 per person, $10 per Lycoming student, Advance Registration Required

9 to 10:30 p.m.

Quizzo- East Hall Coffee House

Prove you are a trivia master!  Join Lycoming families for Drew's unique blend of trivia questions and snacks.

No Cost, Advance Registration Appreciated

Saturday, September 20

TimeEvent
8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Family Weekend Check-In and Parent Headquarters - Burchfield Lounge, Wertz Student Center

Please stop by to pick up your guide to family weekend, complimentary football tickets and enjoy a snack. The Class of 2018 photo will be available for purchase.

9 to 9:30 a.m.

State of the College Address - Jane Schultz Room, Wertz Student Center

Dr. Kent Trachte, President of Lycoming College

Advance Registration Appreciated

9:30 a.m.

Bike Tour with Dean Miller - Tour leaves from the Lamade Gymnasium

Enjoy one of the many outdoor recreational opportunities in the beautiful Central Pennsylvania valley! Dean of Students, Dan Miller, will be your guide on this one-hour bike tour. Bikes and helmets provided.

Advance Registration Required

9:30 to 10 a.m.

State of the Freshman Class Address - Jane Schultz Room, Wertz Student Center

Andrew Kilpatrick, Assistant Dean for Freshmen, will share fun photos and an update on how the Class of 2018 has been doing since 1st Weekend.

Advance Registration Appreciated

10 to 10:45 a.m.

Study Abroad Information Session - Jane Schultz Room, Wertz Student Center

Join Dr. Barbara Buedel, professor of Spanish, Mary Jo Campana'87, director of career services and students who have studied abroad to explore opportunities for your student and have your questions answered

Advance Registration Appreciated

10 a.m.

Downtown Williamsport Walking Tours - Tours depart from Burchfield Lounge at the following times:

  • 10 a.m. - Alison Gregory, associate dean and director of library services
  • 11 a.m. - Amy Dowling, director of alumni relations
  • 12 p.m. - Jonathan Williamson, associate professor of political science
  • 1 p.m. - Bonita Kolb, assistant professor of business administration
  • 3 p.m.- Bonita Kolb, assistant professor of business administration

Join a member of our faculty or staff for a walking tour of downtown Williamsport. Our town has it all! Learn where you can grab a bite to eat, buy a book or some Vera Bradley, see some great art, or catch a theatre performance… all within walking distance of the campus! This tour lasts about one hour.

Advance Registration Appreciated

10 a.m.

Brandy Lee Sudol Auction - East Hall Coffee House

Gamma Delta Sigma invites you to a basket raffle held to honor the memory of a lost sister, Brandy Lee Sudol, who died of Hodgkin's disease. Funds raised will support a scholarship in Brandy's honor.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saturday Brunch in the Dining Hall - Dining Hall, Wertz Student Center

$7.50 per non-Lycoming student, cash or credit card

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

Take a ride through Williamsport in a horse-drawn carriage. Families may register on a first-come, first-served basis at the "Family Weekend Check-In Table" in Burchfield Lounge during its hours of operation until all appointments are filled. Billtown Buggies carriage rides will depart promptly from in front of the Wertz Student Center every 15 minutes from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

No cost, "First-come, first served" Advance Registration Required (on campus in Burchfield Lounge)

11 to 11:45 a.m.

Faculty Open House - Pennington Lounge, Academic Center

11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Lycoming College Choir Open Rehearsal - Clarke Chapel

Enjoy a choir rehearsal with Dr. Chris Jackson, Conductor and one of the finest college musical groups in the East

1:30 p.m.

Football: Lycoming v. King's - David Person Field

Complimentary tickets available at registration table in Burchfield Lounge only

4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Dinner in the Dining Hall - Dining Hall, Wertz Student Center

$10.15 per non-Lycoming student, cash or credit card

6 p.m.

Family Weekend Dinner - Bullfrog Brewery, "Jeremiah Room," 229 West Fourth Street, Williamsport

Gather with Lycoming families for a buffet dinner that includes pulled pork BBQ, grilled chicken breast, hot sausage with peppers and onions, potato salad, mixed green salad and chocolate cake.

$20 per person, $20 per Lycoming student, $15 per child (ages 3-10). Advance Registration Required

8 p.m.

Senior Class Reception at the President's House - 325 Grampian Blvd.

President Kent Trachte and Dr. Sharon Trachte invite members of the senior class and their families to a reception at the President's House.

Advance Registration Appreciated

8 to 9 p.m.

Family Entertainment - Clarke Chapel

Join Lycoming families for the upbeat humor of Comedian Michael Dean Ester.

This program is sponsored by the office of student programs and leadership development.

8 p.m.

Campus Movie - Room G-11, Heim Building

9 p.m.

Family Bonfire - Upper Quad (Extreme Rain Location: Burchfield Lounge)

Join Lycoming families for some good old-fashioned Central PA fun around a campfire with S'mores!

No cost, Advance Registration Appreciated

Sunday, September 21

TimeEvent
9 a.m.

Sunday Mass: St. Boniface Catholic Church - 326 Washington Blvd, Williamsport

10 to 11 a.m.

Gamma Sigma Alpha Induction Ceremony - East Hall Coffee House

Membership into Order of Omega is based solely on academic achievement. Only students within active Greek Organizations are admitted with a 3.5 cumulative grade point average at the start of their junior year or a 3.5 semester their junior or senior year. Family is welcome to join us for light refreshments as we celebrate our students' scholastic successes.

10:30 a.m.

Protestant Ecumenical Service - Clarke Chapel

Join Lycoming students and families for a worship service in historic Clarke Chapel. The Lycoming College Choir will offer various musical selections.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sunday Brunch in the Dining Hall - Dining Hall, Wertz Student Center

$7.50 per non-Lycoming student, cash or credit card

Registration opens July 25

Points of Interest

  • Streeter Campus Store Hours - Friday 8-4, Saturday 10-5, Sunday 11-1
    Special: One free t-shirt per family with a $50 purchase!