There are plans for another overnight backpacking trip led by Dr. Dave Eichler on May 1-4, 2024! The location is the Black Forest Mountains in Lycoming County, PA. Known as the PA Grand Canyon, you’ll be blessed with God’s creation of this breathtaking environment. Days will entail learning LNT (Leave No Trace) practices to protect the Lord’s fragile ecosystem, land navigation, backpacking, and camping do’s and don’ts. Space is limited to 8 people; detailed information and a signup sheet are located on the bulletin board in the Sunday school hallway. Costs are $85 for Glossbrenner Church members and $170 for non-members. Members can sign up now, and non-members can register starting on 3/2/24.

Interested folks, know that the evening of May 3rd you’ll have a meal and room at the Black Forest Inn. Departure is Saturday morning, May 4th around 9 am and arrival back to Mount Joy around 1 pm. Any other questions can also be emailed to

GEAR-UP/DEEP Overnight Camping Trip

Rock Repelling At Chiques Rock