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    United Methodists of Upper New YorkLiving the Gospel. Being God's Love.

    about / Camp and Retreat Ministry (CRM)

    Clergy Respite Programs at Camp

    Get away in nature. Clergy wellness is a top priority at our five camp & retreat centers. Let the Upper New York Camp & Retreat Ministry help you and your family unwind. Reach out to each site directly via email to schedule respite time. See the schedule below for scheduled wellness events. 

    Contact sites directly to schedule respite time:


    **Asbury offers a two night stay free per year for clergy. The rate is $75 per night in addition, accommodations as available.

    **Proskine Cabin is available to clergy free for two nights a year and $125/night after that. 

    Sky Lake

    Skye Farm
    **UNY clergy can enjoy a free two night stay per year when accomodations are available.  

    Upcoming events: 

    Come Away with Rev. Dr. Nick Bufano at Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center
    Experience fellowship, connnection, and group worship at Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center. Enjoy some quiet time too while tucked in the Adirondack mountains.
    May 3 - 4, 2024
    Cost: $65 per person - clergy and church leaders
    Click here to register or call (315) 348-8833

    Guided Hike in the Adirondacks with Skye Farm Camp & Retreat Center
    July 16, 2024
    Recharge in nature by hiking the in the Adirondack mountains with a guide from Skye Farm Camp & Retreat Center. Lunch and transportation to and from the trail head are provided. Plan to arrive at Skye Farm by 8:30 a.m. to meet your group before departure.
    Cost: $40 per clergy member  
    Click here to register or call (518) 494-7170.

    Canoe Down the Cedar River Flow with Skye Farm Camp & Retreat Center
    July 29, 2024
    Take a day to recharge in nature by canoeing down the Cedar River Flow and enjoying the scenery of the beautify Adirondack Mountains. All equipment will be provided by Skye Farm Camp & Retreat Center along with lunch, transportation to and from the river, and a guide. Plan to arrive at Skye Farm by 8:30 a.m. to get fitted for your equipment
    Cost: $40 per clergy member.
    Click here to register or call (518) 494-7170. 

    With more than 100,000 members, United Methodists of Upper New York comprises of more than 675 local churches and New Faith Communities in 12 districts, covering 48,000 square miles in 49 of the 62 counties in New York state. Our vision is to “live the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to be God’s love with our neighbors in all places."