CADE-17   Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science


The conference offers two options for excursions on the afternoon of Sunday, March 18: Whitewater rafting on the Yougiogheny River at Ohiopyle State Park, and a visit to Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpiece built for the Kaufmann family near Ohiopyle in 1939.

You must sign up for the excursion on the on-line registration page by May 26. Spots cannot not be guaranteed after this date. The charge for both excursions is $50.

Both excursions start promptly at 12:00 noon at the University Center and end at 6:00pm back at Carnegie Mellon University. They include a box lunch on the bus.

Whitewater Rafting

This excursion consists of lunch, a bus ride to the Ohiopyle State Park, whitewater rafting instructions, and a rafting trip down the Youghiogheny River.

No special equipment is required for this trip (life vests will be provided), but you should wear clothing that you are comfortable in when wet. The tour will be led by experienced rafting guides who will provide instructions before you get onto the water.

Youghiogheny River Rapids


This excursion consists of lunch, a bus ride to and tour of beautiful Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural masterpiece, situated in the Pennsylvania mountains southeast of Pittsburgh.

Fallingwater Outside Fallingwater Inside

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