Mayapple Stomp 2018

May 19-20, 2018

New Location!

Camp Wyandot

23834 Clear Creek Rd, Rockbridge, OH  43149


This new locations includes:

-Dining Lodge with wooden dance floor.

-Multiple bathhouse with toilets and showers.

-Rustic cabins for overnight guests or bring your own tent for camping.

-Beautiful location within the Hocking Hills.  Maybe we'll even find a Mayapple!



Saturday, May 19 - 2:00pm - 2:00am

2:00-2:30 - Check-in & explore the camp

2:30-5:30 - Workshops!

    2:30-3:45pm - Waltz with Dale Shirer

   4:00-5:30pm - Challenging Dances with Wild  

    Rumpus and Jan Phillips might include - No

    Walk Thru dances, Challenging contras or

    other Unusual dances.

6:00-7:30 - Potluck dinner.  Prizes awarded in three categories: Salad, Main Dish & Dessert.  Lemonade, water, coffee, tea & tableware provided.

7:30-8:00 - Waltzing (tenative)

8:00-2:00ish - Contra Dancing!

    8:00-9:45 - Wild Rumpus

    9:45-10:15 - Waltz to Recorded Music

    10:15-midnight - Sandy Tar Brothers

    Late Night - Open Band


Sunday, May 20 - until Noon

Breakfast provided.  Hang out, visit, open waltz, singing and jamming.  

10:30am Hike around camp!  Leaves from the dining hall and lasts about 1 hour.  

Help clean up, then go for a hike at Cantwell Cliffs or Clear Creek!

Open Mic:

Musicians and Callers - please come and share your talent.

Caller sign-up takes place at the dance, starting at 7:00 pm on Saturday.

Musicians, please contact Adriane Mohlenkamp [email protected], 740-590-4102 to be added to the schedule.  And join the late night Open Band.


Register online and pay by credit card at Eventbrite. Preregistration is required for dancers staying overnight at Camp Wyandot and/or enjoying Sunday breakfast.


Early Bird Special - Register by Apirl 1 (no foolin')

Dance Only :                                 Adults - $25      Students or Youth (12-25) - $15      Kids (0-11) - Free

Dance, Overnight & Breakfast : Adults - $41       Students or Youth (12-25) - $31      Kids (4-11) - $16

Dance & Breakfast :                     Adults - $31       Students or Youth (12-25)- $21       Kids (4-11) - $6


Preregistration - Register by May 8

Dance Only :                                 Adults - $30      Students or Youth (12-25) - $20      Kids (0-11) - Free

Dance, Overnight & Breakfast : Adults - $46      Students or Youth (12-25) - $36      Kids (4-11) - $16

Dance & Breakfast :                     Adults - $36      Students or Youth (12-25)- $26       Kids (4-11) - $6


Walk-ins are welcome – we'd love to see you but will not be able to offer breakfast or overnight accommodations! Cash or check accepted (no credit cards).

                                                     Adults - $35        Students or Youth (12-25) - $25         Kids (0-11) -Free


Overnight Accommodations

Attendees will have a choice of staying in the rustic cabins at Camp Wyandot or pitching your own tent at the camp.  Bathroom facilities are available outside of the cabins. There is no electricity or water in the cabins.  The cabins provide beds with camp mattresses - the cabins are not heated.  Please bring weather appropriate bedding/sleeping bags and pillows.


Young Kids (0-3)

Overnight accomodations and breakfast are free for these young kids.  When you register, select the "Dance Only" option and later you'll be prompted to add information about who is staying overnight or joining breakfast.


Note: Using the website simplifies our registration process, but if you need to send a check (payable to SEOTDS), please contact us at [email protected] with all the details about who is attending and staying overnight and we will provide a snail mail address.



- Kids are welcome to participate in all parts of Mayapple stomp.  No childcare is provided.  Children must be supervised.

- Additional Lodging options.

- The Hocking Hills has many beautiful sites at the Hocking Hills State Park and new attractions like zip lining, canoeing and horseback riding. Area details.

- A limited number of work trade opportunities are available, please contact Adriane Mohlenkamp at

[email protected] or 740-590-4102.

- Help reduce plastic waste: bring your own water bottle and name button.

Hosted by Southeast Ohio Traditional Dance Society (Athens) and Big Scioty Contra Dance (Columbus)


What to Bring

- Printable directions & site map.

-Driving Directions: cell phone and satellite reception is spotty around the camp.  Directions are here.  Please note that the road into camp is one-car wide with poor visibility - before entering this road honk your horn and pause to make sure no cars are coming the other way.

- Sturdy Walking Shoes: The camp has gravel roads and trails that go up and down.

- Flashlight: Even if you're not staying overnight, the walk back to your car may be dark.

- Potluck Food: There are refrigerators, plenty of plugs for slow cookers, and a microwave.  We will NOT be able to use the stove or oven for potluck preparations.  There will be bowls and utensils for last minutes cutting and mixing.