The Lil Blue Tent is Adjacent to the Hammond Hill State forest w/20 miles of trails for hiking & biking and just 20 minutes from Ithaca, NY. This is peaceful little campground which nature lovers will enjoy. Sleeping pads will be provided along with 2 clean sleeping bags and pillows. Includes clean hot showers & bathrooms & pavilions. Fire pit and picnic table at site. This is an alcohol/drug free campground.
The Little Blue tent is located at Camp Earth Connection, a Natural Campground with just 15 campsites. It is located adjacent to the Hammond Hill State Forest in the town of Dryden, NY - just 20 minutes from Ithaca, NY. Camp Earth Connection is an alcohol and drug free facility and provides an atmosphere of peace and serenity.
Guests have access to all campground amenities including hot showers, bathrooms, outdoor sink for washing dishes, and the Red Eft Cafe - and outdoor kitchen and fire place. Join the Director for hot coffee, pancakes and oatmeal in the morning between 7 and 8am.
Interaction with guests
Your host will be available on site most of the time. If she is off site she will be easily accessible by phone and not far away.
Other things to note
Please do not bring firewood as it is dangerous to the well being of the forests. Insects and diseases can be spread via firewood. Local Firewood is available on site or to purchase in nearby stores.
- This is an alcohol and drug free facility.
- Quiet hours are 10pm-7am
Susan has spent her life designing inclusive program for adults and children to connect them with nature. In 2002 she purchase a beautiful parcel of land (aka Camp Earth Connection) adjacent to the Hammond Hill Forest, near Ithaca, NY and created her own children's summer camps to bring children from urban areas and from disenfranchised communities to the country to connect them with nature.
Camp Earth Connection is committed to Diversity, Acceptance and Community. In 2010 she also initiated the first Healing Hearts Women's Retreat on this sacred land. In 2016 Susan opened a small "Natural Campground." The campground is designed to give each guest privacy and the opportunity to experience nature in its wildest setting. A variety of camping options are available.
Camp Earth Connection is an alcohol and drug free facility. Susan wants to give people the opportunity to find peace, solace and comfort in the natural setting here on Hammond Hill.
She hopes you will visit her this season, and is sure you won't be disappointed. Susan is grateful to live in this beautiful space and would like you to experience the peace and tranquility that it brings to her and others who visit. Susan's special co-director is her Brittany Spaniel, Taz. He will be overly pleased to meet you too.