Catskill Weekend Family Getaways

We are open most weekends between September and mid-June. If you don’t see the date you’re looking for on the list below, please contact us at 845-985-2291 ext. 450 or email reservations@frostvalley.org to discuss other options.

Check out our upcoming Fall Weekends below.

Check out our upcoming Winter Weekends below.

Check out our upcoming Spring Weekends below.

View our Sample Activity Schedule.

View our Family Weekend Rates Sheet.

 

Want to stay longer? Learn about our Family Camps.

View our latest Family Retreats Brochure:

 

  


 

Fall Family Weekends:

 

Labor Day Weekend 

September 1-4, 2023

Say goodbye to summer and reconnect with family during this special end-of-season celebration on Labor Day weekend. Stay two or three nights here in the Valley climbing, hiking, boating, ziplining, making arts and crafts, playing sports and games, and much more!  $167 per person (2-nights) or $225 per person (3-nights) + lodging rate.

 

Youth Camping Weekend

September 9-11, 2022

Surprise your child with an epic outdoor adventure in the Catskills. Spend two nights beneath a starry sky in a cozy platform tent or yurt. Hike Frost Valley’s many trails, fish the streams and lake, explore the woods, soar down the zipline, and canoe across Lake Cole. You can also climb our Y-Tower, give archery a try, explore our Nature and Raptor Centers, and make memories for a lifetime!! $167 per person + free lodging (yurts + tents only).

 

Fall Family Weekends at East Valley Ranch

September 9-11, 2022
September 16-18, 2022
September 23-25, 2022

Join us for a more private retreat personalized for your group or family at our lovely East Valley Ranch, a charming inn-style ranch. Enjoy activities like horseback riding lessons, apple picking, pumpkin painting, farm tours to feed the animals and harvest crops, nature hikes, indoor bouldering wall, outdoor living skills classes, arts and crafts, and more! $299 per person (lodge), $239 per person (yurt).  Learn More

 

Fall Family Weekend

September 16-18, 2022Waiting list only. Please call 845-985-2291 ext. 450 to discuss other availability.

Come join us this Fall for a relaxing weekend with your family in the picturesque Catskill Mountains! Choose from a range of outdoor activities from archery and boating to climbing and hiking and even soaring down our zipline. Visit our arts and crafts or woodworking studios to make your own mementos. At Frost Valley, there’s something for every member of your family to enjoy. $167 per person + lodging rate.

 

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Weekend

October 7-10, 2022 

What a great weekend to spend 3 days outdoors in the Valley with your friends and family! Enjoy the Catskill Mountain foliage at its finest, and your family will have a blast hiking, climbing, canoeing, making arts and crafts, and more. Bring your recyclable materials (soda bottles, plastic crates, etc.) for our annual boat regatta!  3-night option only, $225 per person + lodging rate.

 

Fall Family Weekend

October 14-16, 2022

Come join us this Fall for a relaxing weekend with your family in the picturesque Catskill Mountains! Choose from a range of outdoor activities from archery and boating to climbing and hiking and even soaring down our zipline. Visit our arts and crafts or woodworking studios to make your own mementos. At Frost Valley, there’s something for every member of your family to enjoy. $167 per person + lodging rate.

 

Fall Family Weekend at East Valley Ranch

October 14-16, 2022Waiting list only. Please call 845-985-2291 ext. 450 to discuss other availability.

Join us for a more private retreat personalized for your group or family at our lovely East Valley Ranch, a charming inn-style ranch. Enjoy activities like horseback riding lessons, apple picking, pumpkin painting, farm tours to feed the animals and harvest crops, nature hikes, indoor bouldering wall, outdoor living skills classes, arts and crafts, and more! $299 per person (lodge), $239 per person (yurt).  Learn More

 

Halloween Themed Weekends

October 21-23, 2022Waiting list only. Please call 845-985-2291 ext. 450 to discuss other availability.
October 28-30, 2022

Frost Valley offers Halloween-themed weekends with pumpkin painting, Halloween crafts, and apple cidering. When the sun goes down, we have something for guests of all ages. Bring your costumes for a costume fashion show or the brave at heart can test their courage by walking through our haunted trail…if you dare! Halloween has never been so eerily exciting. Enjoy many of Frost Valley’s traditional fall activities like hiking, climbing, and canoeing as well.  $167 per person + lodging rate.

 

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA Weekend

October 28-30, 2022

We provide retreats for cancer survivors and their families to help build a firm path to wellness in Spirit, Mind, and Body. Connect with others who have shared a similar journey and reconnect with friends and family in a spectacular, natural setting. FREE for cancer survivors, $167 for guests in camp-style lodging. Learn More

 

Women’s Wellness at East Valley Ranch

October 28-30, 2022Waiting List Only. Please call 845-985-2291 ext. 450 to discuss other availability.

The Ranch is a secluded oasis 14 miles from Frost Valley YMCA’s main camp. Nestled in a serene valley alongside the Neversink River, it offers a world without distraction for our guests. Treat your spirit, mind, and body to better overall wellness while you enjoy the fall foliage and programs such as yoga, horseback riding/trail rides, painting workshops, homeopathic spa sessions, guided nature hikes, and more! $350 per person. Learn More

 

Autism Family Support Weekend

November 4-6, 2022

Autism Family Support Weekends at Frost Valley YMCA provide families opportunities for friendship, support, and networking, as well as the potential to relax, play and forget for a few days the pressures of daily life. Activities encourage guests to experience, as a family, new adventures – including sports and games, arts and crafts, climbing, hiking, coining, and exploring the Catskill Mountains. FREE for guest living with autism spectrum disorder, $167 for each additional guest + free camp-style lodging.  Learn More

 

Fall Family Weekends at East Valley Ranch

November 4-6, 2022
November 11-13, 2022

Join us for a more private retreat personalized for your group or family at our lovely East Valley Ranch, a charming inn-style ranch. Enjoy activities like apple picking, pumpkin painting, farm tours to feed the animals and harvest crops, nature hikes, indoor bouldering wall, outdoor living skills classes, arts and crafts, and more! $299 per person.  Learn More

 

Hiking Weekend

November 11-13, 2022

This is the perfect time to hike Frost Valley’s over 5,500 acres or be shuttled to some of our local trailheads to visit a Fire Tower, crest Slide Mountain or visit Giant Ledge. Make new friends from a network of hiking clubs. All meals are provided, as well as activities on camp when you are not on the trail. $189 per person + free camp-style lodging only. Non-hiking family/friends: $167 per person + lodging rate.

 

Fall Family Weekend

November 18-20, 2022

Come join us this Fall for a relaxing weekend with your family in the picturesque Catskill Mountains! Choose from a range of outdoor activities from archery and boating to climbing and hiking and even soaring down our zipline. Visit our arts and crafts or woodworking studios to make your own mementos. At Frost Valley, there’s something for every member of your family to enjoy. $167 per person + lodging rate.

 


 

 

Winter Family Weekends:

 

 

Winter Family Weekend at East Valley Ranch

December 2-4, 2022

Join us for a more private retreat personalized for your group or family at our lovely East Valley Ranch, a charming inn-style ranch. Enjoy activities like arts & crafts, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing (weather permitting), cookie decorating, visiting our Farm animals, and more!  $299 per person. Learn More

 

New Year’s Weekend

December 30, 2022 – January 1, 2023 

Come to the Valley for a winter retreat with your family and enjoy a variety of indoor and outdoor programs including favorites like snow tubing and cross-country skiing (weather permitting). On New Year’s Eve, join us in the Dining Hall for an exciting party including dancing, trivia, plenty of snacks, and our very own ball drop. $167 per person + 1/2 price lodging on cabins and camp-style lodges.

Want to stay longer? Learn about our Holiday Family Camp.

 

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA Weekend

January 6-8, 2023

We provide retreats for cancer survivors and their families to help build a firm path to wellness in Spirit, Mind, and Body. Connect with others who have shared a similar journey and reconnect with friends and family in a spectacular, natural setting. FREE for cancer survivors, $167 for guests in camp-style lodging.  Learn More

 

Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend

January 13-16, 2023 

This is the perfect time to slow down, relax, and recharge after the holidays. Enjoy a winter wonderland of beautiful scenery and nutritious, tasty meals. Take advantage of our cross-country ski and snowshoe trails, ice skating on Lake Cole, ice fishing, and snow-covered hills perfect for sledding and snow tubing (weather permitting). Warm up indoors in our indoor floor hockey arena, climbing gym, archery range, and arts and crafts studio. Come home revitalized and ready to weather the rest of winter after your three- or four-day weekend in the Valley!  $167 per person (2-nights), or $225 per person (3-nights) + lodging rate.

 

Winter Family Weekend at East Valley Ranch

January 27-29, 2023

Join us for a more private retreat personalized for your group or family at our lovely East Valley Ranch, a charming inn-style ranch. Enjoy activities like arts & crafts, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing (weather permitting), cookie decorating, visiting our Farm animals, and more!  $299 per person. Learn More

 

Winter Family Weekends

February 3-5, 2023
February 10-12, 2023

Winter is a great time to enjoy a relaxing weekend with your family in the picturesque Catskill Mountains! Depending on the weather, a full range of outdoor activities like snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, and snow tubing may be available (weather depending). When you’re ready to warm up, you can cozy up indoors, or try our indoor climbing wall or archery range. Visit our arts and crafts or woodworking studios to make your own mementos. At Frost Valley, there’s something for every member of your family to enjoy. $167 per person + lodging rate.

 

Winter Family Weekend at East Valley Ranch

February 10-12, 2023

Join us for a more private retreat personalized for your group or family at our lovely East Valley Ranch, a charming inn-style ranch. Enjoy activities like arts & crafts, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing (weather depending), cookie decorating, visiting our Farm animals, and more!  $299 per person. Learn More

 

Presidents’ Day Weekend

February 17-20, 2023 

Frost Valley YMCA is a snow lover’s dream come true! With our snowshoe and cross-country ski trails, and ice skating (weather depending), your family will experience an idyllic winter getaway. We also offer ice fishing, broomball, snow tubing, and guided nature hikes to High Falls and other scenic vistas. When you’re ready to move indoors, try our climbing gym, archery range, or arts and crafts programs. Cozy up next to the fire with a good book and some hot cocoa! This four-day wintertime retreat will warm your heart!  3-night option only, $225 per person + lodging rate.

 

Autism Family Support Weekend

March 10-12, 2023

Autism Family Support Weekends at Frost Valley YMCA provide families opportunities for friendship, support, and networking, as well as the potential to relax, play and forget for a few days the pressures of daily life. Activities encourage guests to experience, as a family, new adventures – including sports and games, arts and crafts, climbing, hiking, coining and exploring the Catskill Mountains. FREE for guest living with autism spectrum disorder, $167 for each additional guest + free camp-style lodging.  Learn More  

 


 

 

Spring Family Weekends:

 

 

Women’s Wellness Weekend

March 31-April 2, 2023

Treat yourself or a special lady in your life to a weekend away to relax, rejuvenate, and refresh in the serene, supportive environment at Frost Valley. A rich variety of workshops and bonding opportunities will help you reduce your stress, nourish your spirit, and rediscover your joy. Contact us for special rates. Learn More

 

Spring Family Weekend at East Valley Ranch

March 31-April 2, 2023

Join us this Spring for a family weekend at a charming inn-style ranch in the Catskills. Choose from a range of activities like nature hikes, archery, boating, pond ecology, ropes elements, arts and craft projects, and more! You can also visit our Farm to say hello to the animals. $299 per person. Learn More

 

Spring Family Weekends

April 14-16, 2023
April 28-30, 2023

Come join us this Spring for a relaxing weekend with your family in the picturesque Catskill Mountains! Choose from a range of outdoor activities from archery and boating to climbing and hiking and even soaring down our zipline. Visit our arts and crafts or woodworking studios to make your own mementos. At Frost Valley, there’s something for every member of your family to enjoy. $167 per person + lodging rate.

 

Mother’s Weekend

May 12-14, 2023 

Treat mom (or yourself!) to a relaxing mini-vacation. We take care of everything so moms can rest, relax, and rejuvenate. Enjoy stretch and meditation classes, guided nature hikes, delicious meals, and much more! Join us in our arts and crafts studio to create something special for mom! Because all moms deserve a special weekend with family, Mom stays at NO CHARGE with at least one full-paying guest! $167 for each additional guest + lodging rate.

 

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA Weekend

May 12-14, 2023 

We provide retreats for cancer survivors and their families to help build a firm path to wellness in Spirit, Mind, and Body. Connect with others who have shared a similar journey and reconnect with friends and family in a spectacular, natural setting. FREE for cancer survivors, $167 for guests in camp-style lodging. Learn More

 

Memorial Day Weekend

May 26-29, 2023

Kick off summer with Memorial Day Weekend at Frost Valley YMCA – the perfect place to welcome the warmer months with outdoor activities for the whole family! Activities include climbing, hiking, archery, canoeing, ziplining, and other high adventure courses. Spend the weekend relaxing with stretch and meditation classes and stargazing at the observatory. End the weekend with our annual staff vs. guests kickball game. 3-night option only, $225 per person + lodging rate.

 

Spring Family Weekend at East Valley Ranch

May 26-29, 2023

Join us this Spring for a family weekend at a charming inn-style ranch in the Catskills. Choose from a range of activities like horseback riding, nature hikes, archery, boating, pond ecology, ropes elements, arts and craft projects, and more! You can also visit our Farm to say hello to the animals. 3-nights: $449 per person (lodge), $344 per person (yurt). Learn More

 

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA Weekend

June 2-4, 2023

We provide retreats for cancer survivors and their families to help build a firm path to wellness in Spirit, Mind, and Body. Connect with others who have shared a similar journey and reconnect with friends and family in a spectacular, natural setting. FREE for cancer survivors, $167 for guests in camp-style lodging.  Learn More

 

Spring Family Weekend

June 2-4, 2023

Come join us this Spring for a relaxing weekend with your family in the picturesque Catskill Mountains! Choose from a range of outdoor activities from archery and boating to climbing and hiking and even soaring down our zipline. Visit our arts and crafts or woodworking studios to make your own mementos. At Frost Valley, there’s something for every member of your family to enjoy. $167 per person + lodging rate.

 

Autism Family Support Weekend

June 9-11, 2023

Autism Family Support Weekends at Frost Valley YMCA provide families opportunities for friendship, support, and networking, as well as the potential to relax, play and forget for a few days the pressures of daily life. Activities encourage guests to experience, as a family, new adventures – including sports and games, arts and crafts, climbing, hiking, coining and exploring the Catskill Mountains. FREE for guest living with autism spectrum disorder, $167 for each additional guest + free camp-style lodging.    Learn More

 

Father’s Weekend

June 9-11, 2023

Surprise your dad with an epic adventure! Discover the joys of nature with your family and celebrate all that Dad does for you. Activities include climbing, hiking, archery, primitive skills classes, canoeing, ziplining, adventure courses, arts and crafts, sports and games, and much more! Because all fathers deserve a special weekend with family, Dad stays at NO CHARGE with at least one full-paying guest! $167 for each additional guest + lodging rate.  

 



 

Sample Family Activity Schedule

Take a look at the schedule below to see the types of activities and programs that will be offered during the time of your stay. Many surprise activities are added to the schedule each weekend, and special requests can sometimes be accommodated! Your program coordinator will help you plan your weekend so you don’t miss the fun and exciting activities (like zipline and boating) as well as the more relaxing ones (like arts & crafts and stretch & relaxation).

 

2022-23 Family Weekend Rates Sheet

 

 

 

Our goal is to ensure that no family is ever turned away for an inability to pay. If you believe you would benefit from financial assistance, please inquire with our reservations department about applying for a scholarship. As always, our mission is to serve all!