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Scott Outdoor Amphitheater

Campus Tour - Scott Outdoor Amphitheater Overview

When you see it for the first time, it will take your breath away.

One of Swarthmore’s most treasured spaces, Scott Outdoor Amphitheater is the site of new students’ first formal gathering as a class, First Collection, and their last, Commencement. It’s also a venue for music, dance, and theater shows, as well as yoga and informal gatherings.

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student in hammock on ampitheater
“The amphitheater is where we symbolically begin and end our time at Swarthmore. Situated at the border between the Crum Woods and campus, it is a place of peaceful transition. Our first introduction to campus and our last goodbye feel humane because of the solid rock beneath us and powerful trees above.” — Senior