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About the Festival

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The 5th Annual Plein Air Camp Hill Arts Festival is hosted by the Economic and Cultural Development Group (ECDG) of Camp Hill, PA, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, in partnership with the Borough of Camp Hill. In its first four years, the festival has raised more than $420,000 in donations and sold more than $68,000 in artwork. All funds raised, including a portion of art sales, help sustain the free festival and support its scholarship program to further the education of students and/or adults seeking to expand their arts education, with a focus on, but not limited to, disadvantaged individuals of all ages.
Festival History

General Information

Plein Air Camp Hill
P.O. Box 411
Camp Hill, PA 17001
Phone: (717) 909-4332

Official Forms and Documents (PDF)

About Camp Hill, PA

Camp Hill signThe Borough of Camp Hill is one of Pennsylvania's finest, small and vibrant communities located here in the Cumberland Valley region. It is part of the Harrisburg/Carlisle Metropolitan statistical area and is in close proximity west of the state's capital city of Harrisburg, which adjoins the great Susquehanna River.

Camp Hill is located between the Conodoguinet and Yellow Breeches creeks and was originally named "The Manor of Lowther", a name that is geographically connected to Cumberland County, England. This area is historic as the location of the northernmost battle during the Civil War, "The Battle of Sporting Hill", which happened in late June 1863, just prior to the Battle of Gettysburg. Camp Hill was officially incorporated as a borough on November 10, 1885. Market Street, which began as a trading route, was dubbed "The Great Road" as it served as access to the Wester Frontier for settlers. When the wagon trail evolved into the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Camp Hill became one of the Country's gateways to the west.

Camp Hill offers picturesque settings providing opportunities for artists to capture the feel of our community in a unique and memorable way. The Borough has a rich history and the residents are proud of their turn-of-the-century neighborhoods, Victorian style houses, and their endearing support of the arts, literature, and music. Camp Hill is a place where people come to live, work and play, enjoying the small neighborhood parks, boutique shopping, and fine dining.

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2015 Sponsors

Camp Hill Borough    Reager Adler, 2014 Bronze Sponsor    Everest Care Management, 2014 Bronze Sponsor   RSR Realtors, 2014 Bronze Sponsor


Penica and Associates, 2015 Painters Awards Sponsor    Lamar Advertising, Contributing Sponsor    Alpha Consulting Engineers, Sustainer of Plein Air    Centric Bank, Sustainer of Plein Air Sponsor    FMA Advisory, Sustainer of Plein Air    Metro Bank, Sustainer of Plein Air


Char's Restaurant, Friend of Plein Air Sponsor    Creative Elegance Boutique, Friend of Plein Air Sponsor    Dr. Peter Brier, Internists of Central PA, Friend of Plein Air Sponsor    Optima Technology Associates, Friend of Plein Air Sponsor    Pennsylvania Retina Specialists, Friends of Plein Air    Kern and Comapny, Friends of Plein Air    PleinAir Magazine, Contributing Sponsor    Leon E. Wintermeyer, Inc, Friend of Plein Air Sponsor    Leon E. Wintermeyer, Inc, Friend of Plein Air Sponsor    West Shore Photpgrpahy Club, Student Awards Sponsor