UPDATE: Due to the COVID-19 crisis, Frost Valley YMCA programs have been cancelled through October 1, 2020. For more info, visit our FAQ page.

East Valley Ranch, just 14 miles from Main Camp, offers both a bed-and-breakfast style lodge that sleeps up to 35 guests, as well as Mongolian yurts that sleep an additional 60 guests. East Valley Ranch has its own dining room, program facilities, and staff who are eager to help your troop have an amazing experience this year! If you don’t find the date or program to suit your scouts, please contact us about availability for other weekend packages. Weekend per-person rates start at $219 for yurts and $274 for rooms in the lodge. All programs and meals are included and served in our lodge’s charming dining room.

View our 2019-20 Brochure for Scouts here

Upcoming Events:

Adventures in Camping

March 20 – 22, 2020
March 27 – 29, 2020Out of concern for public health, these programs are cancelled. Learn more about Frost Valley’s COVID-19 updates here.
November 6 – 8, 2020
November 13 – 15, 2020
December 4 – 6, 2020
January 22 – 24, 2021
January 30 – February 1, 2021
February 5 – 7, 2021
February 26 – 28, 2021
March 19 – 21, 2021
March 26 – 28, 2021

Develop camping skills such as knot tying, fire building, ropes activities, and campfire cooking, as well as learning about wildlife during both day and night hikes. Winter weekends may include cross-country skiing and other snow activities, weather permitting.

Down on the Farm

April 17 – 19, 2020Out of concern for public health, all 2020 programs through May 14th are cancelled. Learn more about Frost Valley’s COVID-19 updates here.
November 6 – 8, 2020
November 13 – 15, 2020
April 16 – 18, 2021
April 23 – 25, 2021

Visit our working farm and visit the animals that live there! Learn about animals and their care, and discover how produce is grown, harvested, and prepared to make delicious, garden-fresh meals.

Build Your Own Weekend

December 4 – 6, 2020
January 22 – 24, 2021
January 30 – February 1, 2021
February 5 – 7, 2021
February 26 – 28, 2021
March 19 – 21, 2021
March 26 – 28, 2021

Build your own weekend! Troops may tailor programming to accommodate their goals while also providing opportunities for outdoor recreation and teambuilding activities. Choose activities such as candle making, arts and crafts, farm tours, snowshoe hikes, ropes courses, outdoor living skills, and more.

Horsemanship Weekends

April 24 – 26, 2020
May 1 – 3, 2020
May 8 – 10, 2020
May 15 – 17, 2020
May 29 – 31, 2020 
June 12 – 14, 2020
September 18- 20, 2020 Out of concern for public health, these programs are cancelled. Learn more about Frost Valley’s COVID-19 updates here.
October 16-18, 2020
October 30 – November 1, 2020 – A
lso Halloween Theme Weekend
April 30 – May 2, 2021
May 14 – 16, 2021
May 21 – 23, 2021
June 11 – 13, 2021

Get to know our horses! Learn about veterinary care, herd behavior, grooming, and nutrition. Enjoy a lesson and trail ride, as well as numerous non-equestrian activities.

Mother’s Day Weekend

May 8 – 10, 2020Out of concern for public health, this program is cancelled. Learn more about Frost Valley’s COVID-19 updates here.
May 7 – 9, 2021

This is a perfect opportunity for scouts to treat their moms to a relaxing getaway at East Valley Ranch! We take care of everything so moms can rest, relax, and rejuvenate. Highlights include conquering our ropes elements as a team and enjoying horseback riding through the Catskill Mountains. Enjoy guided nature hikes, arts and crafts, delicious freshly cooked meals, and so much more!

 Frost Valley YMCA is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Girl Scouts of the USA.