Arrival, Check-In, and COVID-19 testing:
The registration desk at the camp opens at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 27th.
- Please do not arrive before 3 p.m. as we will be busy getting the camp ready!
- The test team will be present in the entrance drive to help with your required Covid-19 rapid test.
- Once your test is complete and your vaccination card is checked (if necessary) you will be issued a wrist band.
- Proceed to park in the specified on-site parking at Bethel Horizons, and head down to the Prairie Center to check-in and pick up your registration packet.
- If accommodations are needed, you may drop off folks at the Prairie Center. Please do not park here long-term.
Bethel is located one hour west of Madison, WI on US-18, about seven miles north of Dodgeville, WI on WI-23. The camp address is 4651 County Road ZZ, Dodgeville, Wisconsin, 53533. For information on Wisconsin road conditions, check http://www.511wi.gov/.
A link to Bethel Horizons’ location on Google maps is here.
From Madison: Take Hwy 18/151 to Exit 47 to Dodgeville/Hwy 18. Turn right (north) onto Highway 23 and travel approximately 7 miles, passing Governor Dodge State Park on your right. Turn right (east) onto County Road ZZ and go 1.3 miles to the entrance of Bethel Horizons. Arrive at Bethel Horizons, 4651 County Road ZZ, Dodgeville, WI 53533.
The camp map is here.
Items to Bring
In addition to your kit, instruments, chargers, and personal items, it is recommended that all attendees should bring the following with them to the ale:
- Item for the silent auction – if so inclined
- N95 or KN95 masks
- A stick for the border mass dances
- Lawn games!
- If interested in leading a workshop, any materials needed
- Bring enough layers to be comfortable
- Be prepared for wet and cool weather!
- Your 2022 Ale T-shirt!
- Sleeping Bag (or bedding for a twin size bed) Bedding is al la carte for $10
- If camping: tent and other desired camping items
- Towel and Washcloth
- Flashlight or Headlamp
- Beer Mug
- Insect repellent (ticks included!)
- Sun Screen
- Water Bottle