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Beta Sigma Phi’s New York State Convention

October 4, 5 and 6, 2013

Otesaga Resort Hotel

Cooperstown, New York


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Registrations available!

Email bsp2013@gmail.com or call 607-287-5534

Any questions?


Harriet Smith


or Janet Branigan


Website: SC Brown  Aug/13

Day Trips and Other

All forums and day trips have limited space and will be first come, first served.

Friday Night 10:30pm “ExSCAREsion” Walking Tour

Cooperstown Candlelight Ghost Tours (only Friday night)

Tours will include stories of traditional locations like the Christ Episcopal Church graveyard, the houses of Byberry Cottage, Greencrest, and Pomeroy Place, and the Haunted Lake, Lake Otsego.  It will also spotlight the Otesaga Resort Hotel, which gained nationwide acclaim during an episode of Ghost Hunters, and include discussions of prominent citizens like Judge William Cooper and his son, famed author James Fenimore Cooper.  Must feel comfortable walking moderate distances in low light to participate.  

Cost:  $15 per person

Saturday Afternoon Day Trips

Popp Butterfly Conservatory

See and walk among hundreds of live, free-flying butterflies and thirty species of tropical birds from around the world in a 3000 sq. ft. indoor conservatory herbarium- home also to hundreds of tropical plants, free ranging tortoise, lizards and frogs. You will marvel at and be enchanted by this spectacular display. Explore at your own pace with staff on hand to answer questions.  Leave Cooperstown and travel by bus approximately 30 minutes each way.

Cost:  $25 per person includes admission and transportation

Glimmerglass Queen – Boat Tour of Otsego Lake

The Glimmerglass Queen offers hour-long boat tours of beautiful Otsego Lake. The Queen is a double decker boat; enclosed bottom floor offering panoramic views and an open observation deck on top.  The tour is narrated for about 15 minutes of the trip, explaining history and landmarks around the lake. The remainder of the tour provides a quiet, relaxing tour of the lake. Bar and snacks are available on every trip.  Dock is located within a mile of the Otesaga on Fair Street.

Cost:  $25 per person includes admission and transportation

Beverage Tour

Tour part of our local Beverage Trail to visit Brewery Ommegang, Cooperstown Brewing Company and Bear Pond Winery.  You will travel by bus to the two brewing companies and the winery. A demonstration/tour will be included at each stop. Tastings are included in the cost!

Cost:  $30 per person includes tastings and transportation

Tour historic Cooperstown on your own!

Cooperstown is filled with wonderful attractions all within minutes of the hotel.  Some of the sights available are the Fenimore Art Museum, The Farmers’ Museum, National Baseball Hall of Fame, and Main Street Cooperstown with its many small specialty shops.  There will be information about local sights and special discounts with your registration materials when you arrive.  Please indicate on registration form if transportation is needed or you may drive yourselves.    

Cost:  $10 per person for transportation if needed