Wow, that's like smack dab in the middle of the state.
I did a quick Google search and foundhttp://www.chiefdelphi.com/forums/showthread.php?t=60444
If you look at post#3 under "Foster", he seems to be based in PA and leads a team of Arduino/robot people. You might try contacting him.
Here's another on in Altoona.http://altoonalights.com/shiftbrites.html
The website actually says he decided to go with something other than an Arduino, but if you're interested in electronics in general... or he might know people.