Best Summer Camp Retreat Center in New York

A picturesque, delightful retreat location

Camp Schodack is the perfect destination for your New York retreat. Wood-paneled cabins with private bathrooms and private showers dot the grounds of our 100-acre scenic campsite, complete with 40 acres of playing fields and 60 acres of lush forest and tree-lined hiking trails. Tennis courts, indoor and outdoor basketball, wide-open playing fields and attractive indoor meeting areas are just a few of the reasons to choose Camp Schodack for your next retreat.

Whether you’re looking for an outdoor amphitheater lit up by the evening stars or our grandstand lighting, or a fully-enclosed field house for basketball, team games, dances or more, you’ll find what you’re looking for at Camp Schodack.Awash in picture-perfect settings, you and your guests will appreciate the numerous meeting halls, gathering spots and outdoor scenery that awaits you. We have been home to retreats of all styles and sizes, from meetings to weddings to reunions and more, and you can relax knowing your retreat will be memorable due to the care and attention given to each and every detail. Our retreat manager will help you design the perfect retreat at the best summer camp in New York!

Wide view of Camp Schodack cabins

Abundant amenities in a rustic, beautiful setting

The cabins and meeting rooms at Camp Schodack offer everything your group may need. From enchanting views to magical moments in a variety of exquisite settings around Camp Schodack, your guests will treasure the abundant amenities available. A Dining room that captures the essence of summer camp’s fun and frolic is available for groups both large and small, and a variety of cozy, comfortable smaller spaces for relaxation and unwinding give everyone the freedom to attend to their needs.

A plethora of indoor spaces are available to protect your gatherings from inclement weather, and our beautiful outdoor areas, from our large, grassy playing fields to our intimate picturesque gazebo, will give you the space you need for all your event activities and special moments. An abundance of electrical outlets in all the cabins, private, clean bathrooms and showers for all your guests, dining room facilities, easy access to activities and trails, and countless fun activities make Camp Schodack the ideal destination for your gathering. Designed to offer an inviting, easy-to-navigate environment for children and adults of all ages, Camp Schodack offers a retreat location that feels at once charming and magical.

Camp Schodack gazebo with sunset behind

Easy traveling from anywhere to Upstate New York

Camp Schodack is ideally located just a short, two and a half hours from New York, heading north, as well as a short two and a half hours from Boston, heading west. Close to Albany Airport, Amtrak, bus service (both Greyhound and private bus services) and major highways in every direction, Camp Schodack is perfectly situated in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountain, close to charming Upstate New York towns and villages known for delightful ambiance and breathtaking sights. Travelers can easily fly, ride or drive to our location, creating a leisurely, trouble-free beginning and ending to your event.

Camp Schodack has long served as a beloved camp in the summer months; it is now an in-demand destination for events of all kinds during the rest of the year. The lush greenery of late spring and early summer and the glorious reds and yellows of fall transform Camp Schodack into an ideal spot for your spring fling or autumn gathering. From business retreats to weddings to family reunions and more, you’ll find that Camp Schodack offers the perfect backdrop for your retreat.

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