Yuengling Brewery Tour 1-13-17


Trip Name: Yuengling Brewery Tour
Trip Date: Friday, January 13, 2017 8:30am-4pm
Trip Description: Grab your spouse or a friend and join us for a tour of America’s Oldest Brewery, established in 1829. Enjoy a sampling of Yuengling beers, then relax and enjoy an Italian lunch at Roma’s. YOU MUST WEAR CLOSED TOE & CLOSED HEEL SHOES TO TAKE PART IN THE YUENGLING TOUR. Please wear proper footwear for this trip. There are a total of 85 seats available for this trip and only 11 remain!  Please don’t hesitate to make your reservations today!
Trip RSVP & Payment Deadline: January 2, 2017
Cost: $41/per person, includes transportation, tour with tasting, and lunch

Have a child that will be sent home from early release that day?

Children who are already enrolled in CYSS may be able to receive hourly care at the YS building.  Touristas must make their own reservations for their children.  The cost is $16 ($4/hour from 12pm-4pm). Please contact CYSS for more details.

Pick Your Interest Group

Whether you want to lace up your trainers, sip wine, or read a book, other CBSC members are also interested.  Sign up for these activities were available at Super Sign-up and will be available again at our first luncheon. Grab a friend and make plans to join a group. Our fun list of current sub-clubs includes:

  • Wine Club (Oenomaniacs)
  • Book Club
  • Quilting Club
  • Global Gourmet
  • Preschool Playgroup
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Running

Fundraising Preview

Our club raises funds to support the CBSC outreach grants and scholarship programs. Throughout the academic year, we offer activities to our members and civilian guests to aid our efforts.
Our biggest fundraiser of the year is our Auction. This year, our Auction’s theme is Diamonds are Forever!  Our “James Bond” evening will offer a wonderful night out with the opportunity to bid in both a live and silent auction. TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
Later in the Spring, our traditional Duck Derby pits seminar against seminar, as well as tenant units, and private organizations in a fun rubber ducky race down the LeTort Spring!
We always look for new opportunities to support our fundraising efforts. Do you have a great idea? Let us know!

Tourista Policies

  • Reservations and Payments: Reservations and payments for all Tourista trips can be made here or by contacting the Touristas Co-Chairs at  All payments are due at the time of reservation in order to hold your seat.   Any payments using a credit/debit card or made online will incur an additional $1 transaction fee.  Reservations must be made by the trip RSVP deadline which is typically 3 weeks prior to the trip date.  Please refer to the trip details for each trip on the Reservations and Payments page.  There are limited seats per trip so please make your reservations early in order to secure your seat.  In the event that we fill all seats in the bus, we will have a wait list available.
  • Eligibility:  CBSC Touristas trips are open to all CBSC members 18 years and older.
  • Guests: All members of CBSC receive priority on trips.  If space is available after accommodating all interested members, non-member guests 18 years and up are welcome to attend.  
  • Cancellations:  All reservations made and paid are FINAL.  Due to strict deadlines with the transportation bus company, we are unable to give refunds.  In the event of an emergency situation and the trip is full, we will work with you to get a replacement from the wait list, if there is one available.
  • Tour Cancellation: The Touristas Chair reserves the right to cancel a trip if there are not enough paid participants to cover the cost of the trip.

Welcome to Wonderland 9-21-16


Event: Welcome to Wonderland
Date: September 21, 2016 11:30am Cocktail hour and shopping from 10:30-11:30am.
Location: Letort View Community Center
Price: $20 (online reservations will incur a $1 transaction fee)
Reservations: Click here for online reservations
or email:
The deadline for reservations for this event is at midnight of September 16th/17th.

Our very first luncheon of the season will be September 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Letort View Community Center.  We will Welcome you to the Wonderland -the US Army War College, Carlisle Barracks and the surrounding communities of Carlisle and Cumberland County.  Join us to learn about all the great things available to do from the Cumberland County Visitor’s Bureau this fall! This short, interactive and fun presentation will get you and your family enjoying all central PA has to offer. Stay and play a fun new game making friends and winning prizes! Enjoy a delicious luncheon buffet with an “English tea time” theme! We will even have scones, fairy cakes, and tea pastries for dessert! Find the Cheshire cat, join the CBSC and shop our great vendors!

Our September luncheon will also be our first in-kind luncheon donation drive. This month’s drive will benefit project share.

History and Legends “Whiskey Rebellion” **Sold Out**

History and Legends

Rebels in Kilts: The Scottish From Culloden To Carlisle
*Evening Event*

This Event is Currently Sold Out! Join us in November for our Quartermania Luncheon!

Western frontier regions in Pennsylvania were the heart of the resistance known as the “Whiskey Rebellion” in the late 1700s.  Furious over the distilled spirits tax, Revolutionary war veterans took up the fight right here in the Cumberland.  Bring your spouse and wear your Tartan or Kilt and join us for a lively, interactive presentation by local historian Janeal Jaroh!

Date: Thursday, October 20th 1800hrs

Location: Letort View Community Center

Dinner: Roasted Chicken With Bourbon Barbecue Sauce
Top Round Of Beef Carving Station With Whiskey Glaze
Corn Muffins * Seasonal Vegetables * Potatoes Au Gratin
Hot Apple Crisp With Vanilla Bourbon Whipped Cream
Whiskey Tasting Flights Available
Signature Cocktail: Suffering Bastard

Reservations: This event is sold out.


Wine A Little, You’ll Feel Better **SOLD OUT**

Thank you for your interest! This event is currently SOLD OUT!
If you would like to be placed on the waiting list please email us at:

Trip Name: Wine A Little, You’ll Feel Better

Trip Date: Friday, October 14, 2016 8:30am-3:30pm

Trip Description: Join the CBSC Touristas on a Fall trip to the mountains for some wine tasting! The Winery at Hunters Village will provide us with a guided wine tasting of five wines, including a souvenir wineglass and cheese, cracker and fruit tray. Wine will be available to purchase after the tasting. Next, we will visit Bucks Valley Winery and Vineyard. Lunch will be homemade brick oven pizza and strombolis. We will have a wine tasting of 5 wines and a tour of their wine-making facility. Wine will be available to purchase before leaving. This trip is limited to 44 people.

Trip RSVP & Payment Deadline: Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Cost: $40/per person, includes transportation, wine tastings & lunch

Registration: Registration for this event is currently open.
All online payments and any payments made with a debit/credit card will incur an additional $1 transaction fee.



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Amish Country Trip 9-29-16 *Seats added*


Due to overwhelming popularity, our Tourista co-chairs have been hard at work and have added a second bus!  Reservations may be made here until September 14th at 5pm.  If we do not have enough seats sold on the second bus by end of day on Wednesday we will notify those that have signed up of the cancellation and make arrangements to return your payment. Please contact us at if you have any questions.

Trip Name: Amish Covered Bridge Buggy Ride/Shopping & Dining at Kitchen Kettle Village

Trip Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016 8:30am-3:15pm

The bus will be departing from the PX parking lot.

Trip Description: Join the CBSC Touristas on a 55 minute Amish Buggy ride through the Amish countryside, through a beautiful covered bridge. Followed by a visit to Kitchen Kettle Village , with over 40 unique shops. Shopping and lunch at Village on your own. On the way home, we will stop by Ronks Countryside Amish Roadstand featuring homemade crafts, quilts, soft serve ice cream, hand-made pretzels, baked goods, home-made root and birch beer, plus apple butter! This trip is limited to 44 people.

Trip RSVP & Payment Deadline: September 14, 2016 5pm

Cost: $35/per person, includes transportation and Amish Buggy Ride

Any payments made online or with use of debit/credit card will incur an additional $1 service fee.

Meadowbrooke Gourds Tour 11-10-16