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Scott Outdoor Amphitheater

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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 Collection. 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
“My favorite place on campus is the amphitheater because it’s beautiful in the day or at night. I paint it in my painting classes sometimes, and it’s really just a wonderful place to hang out with people.” — Junior