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Picnic Woods
3887 Shaffer's Church Road, Glen Rock

Picnic Woods Reservation & Rule Form


1. For use of all facilities at the Picnic Woods, reservations should be made at least 45 days in advance through the church secretary at (717) 229-2932.

2. The normal rental season begins on the third Sunday in June and the Saturday preceding and ends at the end of September. The second Sunday in August and the Saturday preceding is reserved for Church use. If dates are desired outside of the rental season, this will require approval by the Congregation Council.

3. Fee will be $ 25.00 for Zion (Shaffer's) Church members and $ 75.00 for non-members. For non-members there will be an additional $ 250.00 deposit, which will be refunded upon inspection of facilities and grounds. Any expenses incurred will be deducted from the deposit. The above fees may be waived at the discretion of the Congregation Council.

4. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted on the premises with the exception of sacramental communion wine.

5. Zion (Shaffer's) United Lutheran Church will not be responsible for personal injury or property damage.

6. The Picnic Woods shall be open at sunrise and vacated by sundown.

7. Cutting of trees is not permitted.

8. Firewood shall be brought with you and is restricted for use in the fireplace in the open pavilion. All local fire bans shall be strictly followed.

9. Renter is responsible for removing all trash from the Picnic Woods. Leave the Picnic Woods in the condition you found it.

rules effective 6/9/09
new fees effective 10/1/09