ZOARVILLE -- Camp Tuscazoar will host its annual pig roast fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 3 to 7 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 8 from 12 to 4 p.m. at the camp dining hall. This fundraiser is open to the public and provides resources for maintenance, repair and construction projects at the historic camp. Proceeds will also support the camp's new RV park, which now offers several sites for daily, weekly or long-term rental.
The pig roast menu will include roast pork, barbecued chicken, green beans, corn, applesauce, baked potatoes, rolls and butter, a beverage and homemade desserts.
"We've been hosting our pig roast fundraiser for almost a quarter of a century," said Mike Snider, president of the Camp Tuscazoar Foundation. "This year, not only can our guests look forward to a delicious meal and reconnecting with friends, they can also view the progress on our new RV park." The camp's RV park, which is located across the road from the camp entrance. Each offers electric and water hookup. Additional information and site reservations are available through the camp ranger.
Advance pig roast tickets are $10 for adults and $4 for children and are available by calling 330-493-1386, 330-859-2288 or from Camp Tuscazoar Foundation members. Tickets purchased at the door are $15 for adults and $5 for children. Transportation will be provided between the camp parking lot and dining hall.
On Saturday, Dulcimers 'n Such will entertain guests with a mix of music played on the mountain dulcimer, guitar, autoharp, harmonica, kalimba, banjimer, washtub bass, tambourine, spoons and an occasional mandolin, dobro, accordion and limberjack.
The W.C. Moorhead Museum will be open during the event. The museum contains Scouting memorabilia dating from Camp Tuscazoar's earliest days to the present. The camp will have its oldfashioned maple syrup and other souvenir items available for purchase as well.
The Camp Tuscazoar Foundation, Inc. is an Ohio non-profit corporation founded in 1986 for the purpose of purchasing, maintaining and perpetuating Camp Tuscazoar for use by scouts, church groups, school groups and other community youth organizations. Camp Tuscazoar is located on Tuscarawas County Road 83, two miles east of Zoar, near Zoarville.