Catskill Weekend Family Getaways

View our latest Family Retreats Brochure:

 

 

See our special theme weekends below! We’re also 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.

Limited Programming Currently Available

Our typical schedule of programming has been modified due to occupancy restrictions and other limitations that impact our ability to conduct programs in our normal manner. We have selected a few programs that we are able to run safely and efficiently. For the time being, our Dining Hall is open but is subject to close if state regulations change. Meals will be served in our spacious Dining Hall. Thank you for your patience as we continue to adjust to the current circumstances.

Please refer to COVID-19 FAQs for Updates

 

To register for any of the following programs or another date for your family, please contact us at reservations@frostvalley.org or via phone at 845-985-2291 ext. 450.


Special Themed Weekends:

Labor Day Weekend 

September 3-6, 2021 –Waiting List Only. Call 845-985-2291 ext. 450 to discuss other dates.

Say goodbye to summer and hello to a new school year with this end-of-season celebration weekend. Enjoy three days here in the Valley, climbing, hiking, boating, ziplining, arts and crafts, sports and games and much more!  Learn More

Fall Family Weekend at East Valley Ranch

September 17-19, 2021

Join us for a more private retreat personalized for your group or family at our lovely East Valley 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! Learn More

Fall Family Weekend at East Valley Ranch

October 1-3, 2021

Join us for a more private retreat personalized for your group or family at our lovely East Valley Ranch. Enjoy activities like horseback riding lessons, apple picking, farm tours to feed the animals and harvest crops, nature hikes, outdoor living skills classes, arts and crafts, and more! Learn More

Columbus Day Weekend

October 8-11, 2021 

Enjoy the Catskill Mountain foliage at its finest! You and your family will have a blast hiking, making candles, taking aim at our archery range, and more. Don’t miss our annual boat regatta!  Learn More

 

Halloween Themed Weekends

October 22-24, 2021 

October 29-31, 2021

We offer several weekends in October for spook-tacular events! With pumpkin painting, mask making, a costume party, and apple cider making, Halloween has never been so eerily exciting.  Learn More

 

Autism Family Support Weekend

November 5-7, 2021

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.  Learn More

 

Fall Family Weekend at East Valley Ranch

November 12-14, 2021

Join us for a more private retreat personalized for your group or family at our lovely East Valley Ranch. Enjoy activities like horseback riding lessons, apple picking, farm tours to feed the animals and harvest crops, nature hikes, outdoor living skills classes, arts and crafts, and more! Learn More

 

New Year’s Weekend

December 31, 2021 – January 2, 2022 

Come to the Valley for a winter retreat with your family and enjoy a variety of indoor and outdoor programs. 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. Our mission is to provide outdoor recreational opportunities for all, so for this weekend, you can join us for a special reduced rate! Learn More

 

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA Weekend

January 7-9, 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. Learn More

 

Martin Luther King Jr. 3-Day Weekend

January 14-17, 2022 

We know winter well here at Frost Valley YMCA! Martin Luther King Weekend is the perfect time to slow down, relax, and recharge after the holidays. Enjoy a winter wonderland of enjoyment, exercise, and adventure, along with beautiful scenery and nutritious, tasty meals.  Learn More

 

Winter Family Weekend at East Valley Ranch

January 21-23, 2022

Join us for a more private retreat personalized for your group or family at our lovely East Valley Ranch. Enjoy activities like arts & crafts, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, cookie decorating, visiting our Farm animals, and more! Learn More

 

Presidents’ Day 3-Day Weekend

February 18-21, 2022 

Frost Valley YMCA is a snow lover’s dream come true! With our cross-country ski trails, and snowshoe trails (weather dependent) your family will experience an idyllic winter weekend. We also offer guided nature hikes to High Falls and other scenic vistas. Learn More

 

Winter Family Weekend at East Valley Ranch

February 18-21, 2022

Join us for a more private retreat personalized for your group or family at our lovely East Valley Ranch. Enjoy activities like arts & crafts, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, cookie decorating, visiting our Farm animals, and more! Learn More

 

Autism Family Support Weekend

March 18-20, 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.  Learn More  

 

Mother’s Weekend

May 6-8, 2022 

Treat mom (or yourself!) to a relaxing mini-vacation. We take care of everything so moms can rest, relax, and rejuvenate. Because all moms deserve a special weekend with family, Mom stays at NO CHARGE with at least one full-paying guest. Learn More

 

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA Weekend

May 6-8, 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. Learn More

Memorial Day Weekend

May 27-30, 2022 

Kick-off summer with Memorial Day Weekend a Frost Valley YMCA – the perfect place to welcome the warmer months with outdoor activities for the whole family! End the weekend with our annual staff vs. guests kickball game! NOTE: In taking our health and safety protocols into consideration, the format of this weekend will look a little different this year. Social distancing and mask-wearing (when necessary) will be required. Learn More

 

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA Weekend

June 3-5, 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. Learn More

 

Autism Family Support Weekend

June 10-12, 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.  Learn More

 

Father’s Weekend 

June 10-12, 2022 

Surprise your dad with an epic adventure! Discover the joys of nature with your family and celebrate all that Dad does for you. Because all fathers deserve a special weekend with family, Dad stays at NO CHARGE with at least one full-paying guestLearn More 

 

Sample 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).

Learn about Our Longer Family Camps here!

Call: (845)985-2291 x450

Email: Reservations@frostvalley.org

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!