York Grotto is hosting the 2019 Fall MAR at the Newville Lions Club Fairgrounds on September 20-22.  We are pleased to announce that Saturday breakfast is included in the cost of registration in lieu of providing alcohol at the event.  This is a BYOB weekend.  Sunday morning breakfast can be purchased from the PCC at registration.

Pre-registration will start August 1st and will be available until August 30th.  Regular registration will be available onsite beginning at 2:00 pm on 20 September 20th 2019

We will make every effort to ensure that everyone in attendance gets a meal and a guidebook, but we cannot guarantee a meal and guidebook for guests who did not pre-register.



Adult (18+) (With T-Shirt)                  TBD

Adult (18+) (Without T-Shirt)            TBD

Minor (under 18) (With T-Shirt)        TBD

Minor (under 18) (Without T-Shirt)   TBD

            Note: Please include dinner choice in the notes with your registration.


Newville Lions Club Fairgrounds, 437 Shippensburg Rd, Newville, PA 17241



From Exit 37 on I 81 take Rt 233 N to Newville, turn Left onto Rt 533, which is BEFORE you reach the traffic light in the town center.  Follow Rt 533 (Shippensburg Rd) about 1 mile SW of Newville to the fairgrounds.




-Registration starts at 2 PM

-Cave trip sign up

-Presentation TBD



-Breakfast 8-10 am (Included with Registration)

-Led Cave trips start 9 am

-Dinner  TBD  (Included with Registration)

-Presentation TBD



-Breakfast 8-10 am (For a donation to the PCC)

-Self Lead Trips

-MAR ends @ Noon



-Camping only, campers are OK but there are no electric or sewer hookups.  Locations to charge electronics will be available.

-Motels are available in Shippensburg, about 8 miles South

-Bathrooms Onsite

-Showers TBD

-Fires Permitted


Site Rules
Newville Lions Club Fairgrounds asks that attendees be respectful of the camp, and of the neighbors across the road.

  • No pets.
  • No indoor smoking or tobacco/nicotine products.
  • Small campfires are permitted
  • The event is BYOB. Please be discreet with your drinks.
  • Official camp quiet time is 10:00 pm to 8:00 am. Out of respect for the camp and our neighbors across the creek, please keep quiet in the tent camping area after 10:00 pm.


Saturday Breakfast


Saturday Dinner


Guided and unguided caving trips, vertical workshop, a conservation project of a clean-up at a local cave, plenty of hiking, rock climbing, fishing, and more – all within short drives of the campground.


More details TBD


Pricing and Design TBD


Door prizes


Other Local Attractions

Rock Climbing



More details to come