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Registration for Head for the Hills 2024 is open.

See below for links to the registration form and flyer.

Join us November 8-10, 2024 for:

   A getaway weekend of dance, music and song at Camp Harlam near

     Kresgeville, PA in the Poconos, with many of your favorite musicians, callers,

        and workshop leaders. Sponsored by Princeton Country Dancers.


   Contra, English Country, and Couple dancing every day

      Workshops in dance, singing, instrumental music and more

         An oh-so-elegant cocktail party with live swing dance music
             A fabulous ceilidh (sidesplitting skits, serious songs, dance performances...)
               Tune swap/jamming. Late night fun.

   Calling for the weekend will use gender-free role terminology.

   With A Joyful Noise...Brooklyn Swing Ensemble...Raise the Roof...

and most of the following 2023 performers and workshop leaders, plus some new faces: Daniel Beerbohm, Michael Bell, April Birnie, Marco Brehm, Josh Burdick, Minda Cowen, Danny Elias, Steve Epstein, Gaye Fifer, Jeff Gauthier, Sue Gola, Barbara Goun, Barbara Greenberg, Diane Hartzell, Doug Healy, Donna Hunt, Carol Johnson, Karen Justin, Lenora Kandiner, Michael Karcher, Ben Kennedy, Judy Klotz, Robert LaRue, Peggy Leiby, Carl Levine, Nathalie Levine, Rick Lightbody, Susie Lorand, Louise McClure, Ted McClure, Cecily Mills, Imogen Mills, Janet Mills, Robert Mills, Bob Pasquarello, Daniel Potter, Norman Plankey, Anna Rain, Christie Riehl, Ted Rudofker, Dylan Simpson, Judi Stellar, Kathy Talvitie, Ret Turner, Miranda Weinberg, Helen White, Sam Zygmuntowicz


2024 Fees & Registration

Adults: $240

Youth: $170
Students/Limited Income: $190-$240
Commuters: $140 (for those arranging their own off-campus housing; includes all meals & activities at the weekend)

The price increase from last year reflects the price increase from Camp Harlam.

Fees cover all accommodations (primarily heated double occupancy rooms with bathrooms), meals from dinner on the arrival day to lunch on the departure day, and all of the various dance, music, and song events in the program.

2024 Registration form


2024 Flyer

Learn More...

Look here for Directions to and from Camp Harlam   

See the 2023 Schedule

See the 2023 Program Descriptions

Covid Protocols (for all attendees, including Saturday night only dancers)

Required: proof of negative antigen tests on the day of arrival at Head for the Hills    

Recommended: Vaccination including recent boosters, N95/KN95 or equivalent masks.

If these protocols need to be modified due to changing conditions, registered campers will be notified.


In order to keep everyone safe, healthy, and happy (and to have a mask and vaccine optional weekend),

please follow these protocols. For all weekend (and Saturday-night-only) attendees):

  • Take an antigen test before you leave for HFTH

    • If negative, bring a time-stamp photo to HFTH as proof

    • If positive, you will not be able to attend HFTH, but you will receive a refund. Please let Lenora or Tim know you will not be able to come: kandiner at starlinx dot com or 609-498-1733.

  • If you forget to test, there will be a limited supply of tests available for purchase at HFTH (but if you test positive there, you will need to turn around and go home, as will anyone you carpooled with).

  • Please bring extra tests with you in case you feel ill and need to test during the weekend. If you test positive, you will need to go home. You will receive a refund.

  • NOTE: There may be some workshops in smaller spaces that will require masks. Please bring a mask or two to the weekend, so you will have the flexibility of taking these workshops. 

  • Please consider minimizing your contacts before the weekend to reduce the chance of becoming contagious.

  • If you test positive after the weekend, please let Larry know:

Auction Bid Slips (413KB)  Print and complete your auction bid slips at home.

CDSS Article (914KB) An article about HFTH from the CDSS News.


Still Have Questions?

Contact Larry Koplik at (908) 359-4837 (landline, no text messages please) or click here to contact Larry by email.


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