The Best Retreat Centers for Big Groups

The Best Retreat Centers for Big Groups

Check our list of retreat centers all across New York State. Each of them has incredible facilities and can accommodate in excess of 250 people.

Best Conference Centers in Albany

Albany’s Best Conference Centers

We have put together a list of 5 of the best conference centers and retreat venues in the Albany area. The Capital Region is fortunate to have many incredible venues for groups of all sizes, no matter what the occasion. We have scoured the internet to find 5 venues that stand apart from the others because of their facilities, their location or both. They are all totally unique and have years of experience delivering top quality events and experiences.

Whether you are planning a high school retreat, corporate getaway or a team-building weekend, we hope that you will take inspiration from the locations below and get ideas about how to plan your next event.

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Hire An Entire Summer Camp - Camp Schodack

Camp Schodack is a beautiful countryside venue in Nassau, New York. This retreat was founded in 1957 and has been family owned and operated for four generations. It’s rich history and beautiful landscape make Camp Schodack a perfect venue for couples looking for privacy and elegance on their wedding day. There are over 40 acres of open fields and 60 acres of private forest for you to take advantage of. This secluded getaway offers spacious open fields as well as wooded trails to help you escape the noise of the city. The retreat also offers an outdoor amphitheater with seating for up to 500 guests.

Catering with Camp Schodack offers buffet options, barbecue, food carts, and plated meals for every style wedding. Overnight accommodations are also available through Camp Schodack. You can host your retreat at Camp Schodack, and celebrate the whole weekend through in their luxury cabins for the whole family. The retreat can accommodate up to 500 guests in a mix of family and couple’s cabins. All cabins have master bathrooms and showers. If you choose to stay for the weekend at Camp Schodack, you and your guests will have access to sports facilities and activities. The retreat as multiple heated swimming pools, sports courts and fields, a go-kart track, and private hiking trails to enjoy.

Find out more: https://berkshireretreatcenter.com/

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Pick The Performing Arts Center - The Egg

“The Egg” itself is owned by the State of New York and managed by the not-for-profit Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza Performing Arts Center Corporation. This entity was established to present quality performances, accessible to all citizens of New York State, highlighting the unique and extraordinary artists from New York State, across the country, and around the globe. Through partnerships and collaborations, the Corporation presents performances, spotlights emerging artists, fosters relationships with resident companies, and enhances activities in cultural and arts education.

The theatres and lounges at The Egg are available to rent for performances and related activities as well as receptions, educational and corporate events. Pick between a number of different theaters and conference rooms that you can make use of, whether it is fifteen comfortable tiered seating rows wrap around a dual hydraulic lift stage in the Kitty Carlisle Hart Theatre, or the more intimate Lewis A. Swyer Theatre which seats a maximum of 450 in only nine rows, including six seats in the special needs section. Every seat offers exceptional sightlines and comfort, and the small stage is perfect for all performance types. There are also lounges, perfect for smaller gatherings and cocktail parties

Find out more: http://www.theegg.org/

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Albany’s Best Hotel - The Desmond

If you are planning meetings or a conference in the Albany area, The Desmond offers over 28,000 square feet of flexible space throughout our facility for groups of all sizes. Hold a meeting for 10 in one of our Executive Meeting Suites, conference with thousands in our Town Hall amphitheater, or present your next business proposal in High Street Conference Center. Our indoor courtyards are the perfect location for trade shows and exhibits, with 30′ and 36′ high ceilings and large atrium skylights in an open setting with natural light.

Our unique Albany hotel features 322 non-smoking guest room and suite options, including king-size four-poster beds, spiral staircase duplexes, suites with private entrances and patios, and ADA accessible rooms.  We combine rich Americana design and charm with modern amenities for the seasoned business traveler.  Modeled after a colonial village square, our two indoor courtyards feature 30′ and 36′ high ceilings with large atrium skylights, mock storefronts, a koi pond, beautiful fountains, and guest room balconies that overlook year-round landscaping.  Exceptional dining is available in Simpson’s restaurant and in our English pub The Tavern.

Find out more: https://www.desmondhotelsalbany.com/

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Stay In Town - The Capital Center

Located in the heart of downtown Albany, the Albany Capital Center is within walking distance of restaurants, hotels, shops, art galleries, night clubs, museums and more! Operated by ASM Global, the Albany Capital Center is a beautiful glass structure that can accommodate 10 to 5,000 people. Housing 22,500 square feet of ballroom/exhibit space, 6 meeting rooms with 9,200 square feet of space, and 13,500 square feet of pre-function space. The Albany Capital Center provides all of the top-notch amenities needed for your successful meeting or event. 

The Albany Capital Center is directly connected to the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, The Egg Performing Arts Center, and the Times Union Center arena via an enclosed walkway. Together, these spaces create the Capital Complex, the largest meeting space in Upstate New York at more than 159,000 square feet.

Find out more: http://albanycapitalcenter.com/

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Escape To The Countryside - Menla Center

With its magical valley setting deep in the Catskills and just two hours from NYC, Menla is uniquely suited to host your group retreat or conference. Able to host residential groups of up to 108 individuals across a wide range of comfortable accommodations from deluxe private rooms to small group cabins, our spacious 325-acre facility also offers supplemental dorm-style options & numerous camping sites. Enjoy delicious healthy cuisine and the caring support you need from our production team.

Facilities include the biggest conference space in the Catskills, spacious yoga studio, meditation sanctuary, a world-class destination spa, hiking trails, swimming pool, fitness room, tennis courts, fire pits, and sweat lodge. Menla’s tailored nature experiences, private classes, and optional retreat add-ons let you add a new dimension to your offerings by combining elements that are just the right fit for your group retreat. Set off on a range of guided treks and learn about our flora & fauna, add a meditation, yoga or sound healing session lead by local experts, or experience the magic of a traditional sweat lodge or a bonfire beneath the stars.

Find out more: https://menla.us/

Best Faith Retreat Centers in New York

Top 5 Faith Retreat Centers in New York State

Looking for a retreat center that caters to a particular faith, all faiths or none? We’ve got you covered right here. Take a look at our list of 5 beautiful and unique conference and retreat centers spread across New York State. We have compiled a list here of retreat centers that cater to many faiths, with the aim of assisting your search in looking for a great location to host your group retreat.

We know that once you have the right setting and backdrop, you can facilitate conversations and learn in ways that could not otherwise be done. We hope that whether you find a center here that is perfect for your groups needs or not, that you will find ideas and inspiration for the locations we have selected.

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Berkshire Retreat Center at Camp Schodack

Welcoming groups of all faiths or none, the Berkshire Retreat Center is a part of Camp Schodack, a summer camp that has been under the same continuous family ownership for 4 generations. Able to comfortably accommodate up to 500 guests at any one time, our facility has a range of accommodation options available to suit the needs of you and your guests. Choose between our main cabins, our larger cabins or opt for our smaller, more intimate cabins suitable for couples or individuals. Whatever the size or needs of your group, we are confident that we will be able to accommodate you comfortably for the duration of your stay with us.

They welcome groups of any size and of all faiths or none and work with groups to facilitate the experience that they want. The Camp has multiple indoor and outdoor spaces that are perfect for small and large group gatherings for meetings, prayer or quiet reflection and meditation. In addition to those spaces, the Camp has a number of activities areas and sports facilities located across the Camp that is ideal for group play and downtime between organized activities and sessions.

Find out more: https://berkshireretreatcenter.com/

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Kadampa Meditation Center

Kadampa Meditation Center New York is an internationally renowned center for meditation, where everyone is welcome to enjoy a peaceful environment or join in the many programs offered throughout the year. Whether you are looking for a day visit to the World Peace Temple, the 82-acre grounds and nature trails, an introduction to Buddhist meditation, or in-depth courses and retreats, KMC New York offers an enjoyable and meaningful experience.

The Temple’s unique design is based on the celestial palace of Heruka, the Buddha of Compassion. The design also represents all the stages of the spiritual path. Just seeing it reminds us that we have the potential to improve our human nature and qualities through developing the capacity of our mind.

Find out more: https://kadampanewyork.org/world-peace-temple

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Stony Point Center

Stony Point Center is home to the Community of Living Traditions (CLT), a multifaith, residential, intentional community of Muslims, Jews, and Christians, dedicated to the study and practice of hospitality, nonviolence, peace, justice, and earthcare. We are committed to parity among these three traditions within our community. Welcoming Across Boundaries by providing overnight and day-use accommodations and meeting spaces for individuals and groups. We offer delicious, locally-sourced food; simple, comfortable guestrooms; and a caring touch that honors the distinctive needs of each guest.

Nurturing Inclusive Community by respecting the uniqueness of each person. We practice courageous conversations, the study of sacred texts, faithful action, and the creative arts. Cultivating Peace and Justice by supporting the multifaith movement for nonviolence and eco-social justice. We engage in networking, human rights accompaniment, advocacy, coalition building, and nonviolent direct action

Find out more: https://stonypointcenter.org/

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Light on the Hill

Perched high in the hills of Van Etten in Central/Upstate New York, Light on the Hill is a retreat center that provides a sacred space where seekers can find peace and solace away from their everyday worldly pursuits. The center is located on 236 acres of woods, streams, gorges, and walking paths, and offers panoramic views as distant as Pennsylvania.

Light on the Hill has comfortable cottages and huts that are ideal for self-reflection, where individual seekers can choose to be on their own or on a guided retreat. Inner Light Lodge—a spacious and light-filled dwelling surrounded by nature and glorious views—is ideal for groups engaging in inner work.

While Light on the Hill is considered a place of spiritual refuge, it is not affiliated with any single religious organization. Seekers of all backgrounds and beliefs are welcome.

Find out more: https://lightonthehill.org/

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Shalom Mountain

People from all walks of life have been coming to Shalom Mountain and experiencing transformation and healing in their journey of self-discovery. Many people are searching for a new direction in life or to deepen their spiritual journeys. People in a partnered relationship come to find new paths in loving each other, with a desire to be fully alive in their relationships. Some come to heal old wounds that they have carried for too long and now want to lay down. Others arrive here because they need to grieve their losses and know joy once again.

Shalom Retreats were developed by Jerry and Elisabeth Jud, in 1969, as a process for exploring the transformative power of a loving community. Jerry and Elisabeth demonstrated that by creating a community that practices the skills of intentional loving, great personal healing and transformation can occur. In 1976, Shalom Mountain Retreat and Study Center was established in the Catskill Mountains one hundred miles northwest of New York City as the home of Shalom Process. It was founded as a ‘hope structure’, calling people to live passionately and with compassion in the world.

Find out more: https://www.shalommountain.com/

Best High School Retreat Locations In New York

Amazing High School Retreats

Trying to find the perfect location to take a large group of young people can be a challenge. We have searched far and wide across the state of New York to bring you a list of 5 locations that cater to school groups, with the aim of bringing you a selection that we hope offers ideas and inspiration.

Each of the retreats we have listed below is in a unique location, offering something that other school retreat centers do not. Further more they all have overnight accommodation and offer a range of activities or pursuits that sets them apart from each other.

So whether you are looking for beautiful scenery, tons of activities, plenty of accommodation or all of that and then some, we think that you’ll find something here to fit the bill.

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Berkshire Retreat Center at Camp Schodack

Nestled in 100 acres of privately owned woodlands and playing fields is Camp Schodack. Throughout the summer it hosts hundreds of children at its Summer Camp which has been operating for over 60 years. Before and after the summer it welcomes groups of all kinds to rent and use the facilities available. These include beautifully renovated cabins and private accommodations that can house up to 500 people, as well as a large Dining Room with on site catering and a whole wealth of activities.

We are perfectly equipped to do with large groups of young people and are the perfect locations for high school retreats, school athletics groups and religious or spiritual getaways. Our dedicated, on-site team will work with you before you arrive to create a program of activity that works for your group and will be on hand throughout your stay to make sure that your group has everything they need.

Find out more: https://berkshireretreatcenter.com/

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Mt Gilead Conference Center

Welcome to Mt. Gilead! We are a Christian summer camp and retreat center located directly behind Camelback Ski Mountain in the heart of the Pennsylvania Poconos. Our retreat center operates between August 15th to June 15th (our summer camp occupies our summer months)! We offer team building activities such as high and low ropes courses, archery and even riflery for groups between 12 and 110 people. With a large basketball court, swimming pool, huge gaga court, volleyball court, soccer field, fishing & boating pond, hiking trails and beautiful indoor meeting spaces.

Mt. Gilead makes a great venue for church, school and non-profit retreats. Our group pricing is one of the most affordable in the Pocono Mountains and can be seen lower on this page. If you need a location for a group under 110 people, use our contact form on this website to get in touch with us and we will get you a custom estimate right away

Find out more: https://www.mtgileadretreat.com/

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Radiant Living School at Yoga Farm

In the fall of 2018 we transitioned from a corporate/for-profit model to a nonprofit charitable, 501c3 organization; called ‘The Radiant Living School’. Our curriculum is taught at Yoga Farm, in area schools, online, and in organizations and businesses in our region. Our Radiant Living curriculum cultivates vibrant physical health, emotional balance and mental clarity, healing the root causes of suffering, and returning individuals to the stunning recognition of their own worthiness, magnificence, and the purity of their own goodness.

Two beautiful private gorges full of waterfalls run down the north and south borders of this 65-acre farm. The farm has a 30-acre organic hay field, 25 acres of mixed hard- and soft-woods, and lush pastures for livestock. A flock of peacocks and peahens live with us, as well as a few dogs. Yoga Farm members have access to our hiking trails, gorges, our pavilion as well as our yoga and meditation classes.

Find out more: https://www.yogafarm.us/

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School of Rock

School of Rock is a music school for all skill levels, ages, and musical aspirations. With students ranging from toddlers to adults, School of Rock is where music students grow into real musicians. Throughout the year, School of Rock offers music camps and workshops perfect for musicians of all skill levels who play guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, and vocals.

School of Rock's music camps offer an incredible selection of experiences from beginner music camps to intermediate and advanced sessions. Our music camps often include performance boot camps, artist-themed camps, songwriting and recording, and more—there's a camp for every interest and skill level. Most music camps end with an epic live rock show performed by the campers. Check the School of Rock location closest to you for upcoming music camps and clinics that teach students not only how to play music, but also music theory, songwriting, and Rock 'n' Roll appreciation.

Find out more: https://www.schoolofrock.com/

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Lake Clear Lodge

Meandering spaces in playful, healing woods and clear waters. Naturally luxurious and 4 generations of authenticity. Secluded artisan lodgings, foods from the heart, and magical activities in one transformative sense of place. Where traveling is more about connecting than visiting. 
You don't have to go anywhere; you can paddle, hike, bike, fish, and experience unique activities right on our property, from History of Beer Workshops to Cooking Classes. Enjoy spectacular sunsets and fall foliage right on our property.

Our strategic location between Saranac Lake/Lake Placid and Tupper Lake makes it effortless to explore some of the Adirondack's best activities. Within a short drive through blazing fall foliage you can explore The Wild Center, a historic downtown, the Olympic Village, and so much more.

Find out more: https://www.lakeclearlodge.com/

Best Wedding Venues in the Capital Region

Best Wedding Venues in the Capital Region

Take a look at our list of 5 amazing and unique wedding venues located around Albany and the Capital Region. We hope that you find ideas and inspiration from our list here to help you choose your perfect venue.

Best New York State Retreat Centers

Best New York State Retreat Centers

Looking for a Retreat Center? Take a look at our list of 5 unique locations located across New York State. We hope that you will find ideas and inspiration.

Best Capital Region Retreat Centers

Best Capital Region Retreat Centers

A list of 5 unique conference and retreat centers in and around the Capital Region, all just a short drive from Albany, New York.

Retreat Center Inspiration

Amazing Retreat Center Inspiration

When thinking of planning a group retreat, whether it is a family reunion, a corporate getaway, a spiritual gathering, or whatever the reason may be, picking a location is not only a very important decision but also an incredibly hard one to make. There are so many options for to choose from that picking something ideal for your group can be a challenge that cause many to fall at the first hurdle.

This is why we have put together a list of 5 amazing retreat centers that all offer something a little different, whether it is the activities they offer, the beautiful scenery around it or simply the facilities onsite. So even if you do not find the retreat center you ate looking for from this list, we are sure that you will find ideas and inspiration here to help you in your search.

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Hire a Whole Summer Camp for the Weekend - Camp Schodack / Berkshire Retreat Center

Why get a hotel or a conference center for three hours when you could book your own private resort for the weekend? Bring the family, friends, colleagues and whoever else wants to enjoy an unforgettable experience!

We are set on 100 acres of privately owned lawns and woodlands located just 2.5 hours from both Boston and New York City.  We have overnight accommodation for up to 500 people and a number of picturesque locations around the grounds that people have chosen as the ideal place to share their vows, relax or spend time with friends. With plenty of activities included there is so much for you and your guests to do.

Find out more: https://berkshireretreatcenter.com/

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Go Glamping and get off the Beaten Path - Collective Retreat at Governors Island

Collective Retreats is a new, meaningful way to travel. Each retreat is located in an iconic destination and features luxury outdoor accommodations, exceptional culinary experiences, and genuine hospitality. We created Collective Retreats because we love travel and believe in its power to help us connect—to places, to people, and to ourselves.

Our team has decades of experience in travel and hospitality—and more importantly, a shared appreciation of exploration, adventure, and innovation. We are building a company that makes it possible for luxury to coexist with ruggedness, for fine dining to happen under the stars, and for people to connect to a place and to those around them

Find out more: https://www.collectiveretreats.com/retreat/collective-governors-island/

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Enjoy the Mountains - Shalom Mountain

Shalom Retreats® were developed by Jerry and Elisabeth Jud, in 1969, as a process for exploring the transformative power of loving community.  Jerry and Elisabeth demonstrated that by creating a community that practices the skills of intentional loving, great personal healing and transformation can occur. In 1976, Shalom Mountain Retreat and Study Center was established in the Catskill Mountains one hundred miles northwest of New York City as the home of Shalom Process. It was founded as a ‘hope structure’, calling people to live passionately and with compassion in the world.

From 1992 to 2007 the subsequent owners, Joy Davey and Lawrence Stibbards expanded the center’s retreat offerings and developed leadership training programs.  Currently established as a not-for-profit 501c(3), Shalom Mountain is governed by a board and management team, and run by staff, volunteers and a network of retreat leaders with backgrounds in psychology, theology, education, medicine and business.  Our retreat leaders are extensively trained and experienced in Shalom Process.

Find out more: https://www.shalommountain.com/

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Enjoy Lakeside Views - Ashbury Retreat Center

Located on the shores of Silver Lake in Western New York, Asbury is a premier retreat center that offers a variety of facilities to meet everyones needs. Our site boasts over 60 acres and over a quarter mile of shoreline on Silver Lake. In addition to providing facilities for groups to conduct their own retreats, meetings, worship services, and programs, we can assist with program planning, guide groups through our low ropes course, conduct retreats and workshops, lead singing and games, and provide supervision for recreational activities.

Asbury also offers year round retreats for families, children and youth, clergy, and adults.

Find out more: https://asburyuny.org/

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Make the Most of the City - Sanctuary NYC Retreats

We welcome you to the serene spiritual atmosphere Sanctuary provides, as well as varied programs on bhakti (yoga of devotion) which we offer as part of our membership program. These include sacred meditation in the yoga studio/temple room, workshops on Vinyasa infused bhakti yoga, kirtan (devotional chant/prayer), history and philosophy of yoga, Ayurveda (science of life and healing), as well as varied workshops/events on related subject matters (nurturing body, mind & soul).

Each room is equipped with a mini library of books on the science of the soul as delineated in the ancient classic Bhagavad Gita, the text that inspired Gandhi, Emerson, Thoreau and Einstein who wrote; "I bathe my intellect daily in the cosmological wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita." Weekly classes are included in the Sanctuary membership program @ our affiliate The Bhakti Center.

Find out more: http://www.sanctuarynycretreats.com/

Great Group Retreat Locations

Great Group Retreat Locations

Haver a look at our list of great group retreat locations, situated all over New York state. All with great accommodation, beautiful scenery and much, much more.

Amazing High School Retreat Ideas

Amazing High School Retreat Ideas

See a list of 5 of the best and most unique high school retreat locations around New York State.

Summer Camp Wedding Venues - New York

Summer Camp Wedding Venues - New York

We have put together a list of amazing, summer camp wedding venues all north of New York City to help you find ideas and inspiration for your perfect wedding venue.

New York Conference Centers

New York Conference Centers

A look at 5 incredible conference centers across New York . Have a look through this list for ideas and inspiration for your next event, whether it is a wedding, conference or team retreat.

Wedding Venues In The Capital Region

Wedding Venues In The Capital Region

5 beautiful and unique locations for you and your partner to tie the knot in Albany and around the Capital Region.

Beautiful Outdoor Wedding Venues

Beautiful Outdoor Wedding Venues

Searching for the perfect wedding venue can be challenging when there are so many options to choose from. Here we have put together a list of beautiful, outdoor wedding venues that all offer something a little different.

Amazing Retreat Locations

5 Amazing Retreat Locations in New York

Finding the right location for your event can be a challenging task, especially when there are so many options to choose from. Having been providing amazing experiences for over 60 years, we know that choosing the right Retreat Center is important, so here we have taken a look at 5 totally different Retreat centers in and around New York State to give you and your guests inspiration for next getaway.

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The Summer Camp - Camp Schodack

With overnight accommodation for up to 500 guests at any one time, Camp Schodack is a truly unique location in the foothills of the Berkshires. Spread over a 100-acres, this privately owned venue operates as a Summer Camp from mid-June to mid-August. One of the benefits to a venue such as this is that any rental group has the bonus of taking advantage of all of the activities that are part of the property during their stay. These include go-karts, archery, a climbing tower, 7 tennis courts, 2 heated outdoor swimming pools as well as a range of indoor and outdoor areas and meeting spaces to take full advantage of the beauty of the capital region.

Find out more here: https://berkshireretreatcenter.com/

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The Learning Center - Peace Village

There are spaces that touch the heart and soul in ways that you will not find anywhere else. Peace Village is a learning and retreat center that offers weekend retreats on a variety of topics where you can learn to meditate and study spiritual knowledge. The silence and tranquility of the Village provides the atmosphere for self-exploration and spiritual practice. Practicing yogis volunteer and teach at Peace Village. Their hospitality and warmth while hosting you during your retreat will be one of the memorable aspects of your stay. Peace Village opened in 1999  and is a retreat center of the Brahman Kumaris .

Find out more here: https://peacevillageretreat.org/

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The Meditation Center - Kadampa Center

In 1994 Kadampa Buddhist teacher Geshe Kelsang Gyatso established Chakrasambara Center in New York City and requested one of his senior students, Kadam Morten, to become the principal teacher. The Center started off in a small graffiti covered dance studio near the Bowery, and by 2001 classes were being held in a rented commercial space in Chelsea. With an unprecedented volume of people seeking these teachings and meditations each week, we faced an immediate need to expand. In late 2011 we located and were able to purchase a street front space only two blocks away from our longtime location. After an extensive build-out and the installation of  numerous newly cast Buddha statues, in October 2012 we opened the doors to the future of Kadampa Buddhism in New York City.

Find out more here: https://meditationinnewyork.org/

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The Farm - Bailey Farm

Bailey Farms was settled by John Young in the early 1800s, and the original farmhouse still survives. The property was acquired in that century by “Old Ira” Bailey, from whom the Farm gets its name. In the early 1900s, the property was purchased by a Broadway actress. Next, legend has it that a wealthy New York gentleman took ownership of the Farm and in 1937 built a replica of a Georgian estate house for his wife, who had admired a picture of a similar structure in a British magazine. Twenty years ago, Bailey Farms became the retreat and conference center it is today, dedicated to serving the larger community. We regularly welcome schools and colleges; professional and business associations; churches, synagogues, and other religious / spiritually oriented groups; community, civic, and cultural groups.

Find out more here: http://www.baileyfarms.org/

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The Mountain Spa - Menla

Set in a secluded valley beside an enchanting stream in the heart of the Catskill mountains, Menla is a hidden oasis, featuring spiritual and wellness retreats as well as exclusive getaways and the world-class Dewa Spa. A truly unique venue, Menla is the Dalai Lama’s cultural center in North America—a modern retreat and destination spa inspired by the ancient Buddhist kingdom of Tibet. Immerse yourself in the magic of our pristine mountain forests, explore hiking trails, encounter wildlife, and discover a rich tapestry of wellness experiences and activities, including workshops with renowned teachers, yoga and meditation, Tibetan healing therapies, massage and other bodywork, and so much more.

Find out more here: https://menla.us/

5 Unique Conference Centers in New York

Check out our list of 5 of the most unique conference centers in New York and the North East

If you are looking for a conference center to hold your next event, then take a look through our 5 incredible options for locations to hire in New York and the North East of the US. We have varied our range to include Conference and Retreat Centers in a number of locations with offerings near lakes, in the woods, cities, farms and more.

Whatever the aim of your event, we think that you’ll find a location here that will suit your needs or at the very least, inspire you.

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The one in the countryside…Camp Schodack

Why get a hotel or a conference center for three hours when you could book your own private resort for the whole weekend? Bring the family, friends, colleagues and whoever else wants to enjoy an unforgettable experience! Schodack is the ultimate corporate get away accommodating up to 500 guests. Whether you want to spend your time relaxing with colleagues by the pool, using our extensive indoor spaces for planning and discussions or perhaps you are looking to challenge your group to get the most from themselves through our adventure course, go-kart track or any of the amazing activities we have available.

Find out more here: https://berkshireretreatcenter.com/

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The one in the city…Convene at One boston place

Convene at One Boston Place is the newest on-demand meeting, event, and conference space in the heart of Boston's Financial District. This state-of-the-art venue has a capacity for up to 175 guests, including a private outdoor terrace and six meeting rooms - perfect for hosting board meeting, town halls, team offsites, trainings, and corporate receptions. Convene provides a dedicated meeting planning team, an on-site Executive Chef who prepares seasonal menus for your attendees, and unlimited access to Nourish, which is our fully-stocked snack and refreshment stations.

Find out more here: https://convene.com/location/one-boston-place/

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The one by a lake...Fort william henry

The Fort William Henry offers upscale lodging accommodations with the perfect mix of historical elegance and today’s conveniences. From the traditional grace of the Grand Hotel to the comfort of the Premium East and Standard West rooms, all of our accommodations enjoy access to our extensive amenities, including an indoor pool with sauna and Jacuzzi, Olympic-size outdoor pool,  and three restaurants all on resort grounds.

Find out more here: https://www.fortwilliamhenry.com/

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The one on a farm…Eddy farm

We are committed to excellence in providing programs and facilities for worship, teaching, counseling, banquets, conferences, retreats, and physical activities–all with a focus on the Bible as our standard of living.

Find out more here: http://eddyfarm.sandbox.nikijones.com/

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The one in with a water park…Hope lake lodge

We look forward to welcoming you on your next vacation to Hope Lake Lodge Resort and Conference Center in Upstate New York, a first class destination situated on more than 1,600 acres of forests and hills in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York state. Getting to Hope Lake Lodge is easier than you think. Convenient to Interstate-81, Hope Lake Lodge is located halfway between Binghamton and Syracuse near Ithaca, New York. Our central location is just a short drive from many metro areas like NYC, Philadelphia, New Jersey, Toronto, Rochester and Buffalo.

Find out more here: https://hopelakelodge.com/

5 Beautiful Summer Camp Wedding Venues

Check out this selection of stunning photos of couples at their Summer Camp weddings all over the North East

David & Katie - Camp Schodack, New York

David & Katie - Camp Schodack, New York

Kim & Joe - Stony Brook Conservation, Massachusetts / Photo Credit: Samantha Melanson

Kim & Joe - Stony Brook Conservation, Massachusetts / Photo Credit: Samantha Melanson

Abbie & Javi - Camp Wahelo, Maine / Photo Credit: Bethany & Dan Photography

Abbie & Javi - Camp Wahelo, Maine / Photo Credit: Bethany & Dan Photography

Hannah & Jonathan - Connecticut / Photo Credit: De Nueva Photography

Hannah & Jonathan - Connecticut / Photo Credit: De Nueva Photography

Case & Dan - Camp Akeela, Vermont / Photo Credit: AMW Studios

Case & Dan - Camp Akeela, Vermont / Photo Credit: AMW Studios