Activities

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Our experienced and caring instructors are happy to provide a variety of programs and activities during all four sessions.  If you need a break from your itinerary or meeting schedule to clear your minds, get people moving or simply try a new experience, we have many options.

  • Guided hikes to scenic vistas such as our onsite waterfall, High Falls
  • Boating and canoeing in the fall and spring
  • Indoor and outdoor archery
  • Climbing at our Y-Tower or indoor climbing gym
  • Hayrides, apple picking and cider making in the fall
  • Astronomy at our observatory
  • Tours of our raptor center to learn about our rescued owls and hawks
  • High and low ropes courses like zip lining, Giant Swing, and Leap of Faith
  • Cable bridge hikes
  • Outdoor survival skills classes
  • Historic tours of the Frost Valley Castle
  • Horseback riding
  • Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter (weather permitting)
  • Healthy cooking classes in our fully-equipped teaching kitchen
  • Pottery and woodworking classes (as instructors are available)
  • Candle making, tie-dying and arts and crafts
  • Tours of our Maple Sugar House to taste our homemade maple syrup
  • Educational lessons in our Model Forest to learn about forest management
  • Gardening and agricultural lessons in our orchard and greenhouse
  • Lessons on the New York City watershed in our stream side classroom
  • Tour of our resource management center where we compost our food waste
  • And much, much more!