Our mission is to foster the spiritual growth of Friends (Quakers) and others
and to strengthen the application of Friends' testimonies in the world.
We offer programs for adults and youth.
We rent this quiet space for your family reunions, school retreats, church groups, and small conferences.
new date August 26 - 27
( This will be concurrent with the Fun In The Sun event for families on August 24-30 )
In conjunction with the Fun in the Sun week we will have a full day and night of youth program activities for
3rd and 4th graders and their parents.
We’ll play games, take hikes, share stories and maybe swim in the pond.
We’ll also explore insides: of logs, the Anna Curtis Center (ACC), you.
What’s inside that wants to get out and what from the outside do you let in?
No additional fee if you are attending Fun in the Sun. Otherwise it’s $75 for each participant.
To sign up just for Inside / Outside:
- When you register the first person, confirm the information, enter at the top how much you are paying for that person and click "Next Step" at the bottom.
- On the next page that opens click "Register for Another Event"
- It will open a list of all programs.
- Click the registration button for this event and it open a registration form with the fields all filled in from the first person. Change the name and other information as appropriate.
Exploring Membership in the Religious Society of Friends
June 17-18, 2017
The Alternate Membership Pathways Working Group invites you to a weekend of exploration around the concept and process of membership within New York Yearly Meeting and the Religious Society of Friends. Together we will learn about the history of membership, share our experiences, joys, and concerns therein, and work to envision additional, alternative pathways and approaches. Centered in the spirit of worship, this weekend will give participants the chance to discuss the real-life results of current processes and brainstorm together about where we might want to be and what our souls are hungry for. You are welcome no matter the length or depth of your experience, whether you are a young Friend, an older Friend, or a person who is still deciding whether you are a Friend at all. Your perspective and stories matter to us and will be used to inform the Working Group's efforts moving forward.
Our Facilitators: Jeffrey Aaron, Marissa Badgley, Jillian Smith, Jennifer H. Swann.
July 7-9, 2017
For a summer vacation the whole family will love, all you'll need to pack is a sense of adventure and fun! Inspired by Jules Verne's classic novel, Around the World in 80 Days, this weekend will feature food, music, crafts and games from the regions that Phileas Fogg and Passepartout visited. We'll have fun with disguises and dress-up, and enjoy a special reader's theater performance at Cabaret followed by a foreign film festival for teens. Book lovers and folks of all ages will enjoy gathering to unpack some of the novel's enduring themes. The perennial pleasures of an early summer weekend by the lake, on the trails or at the campground offer opportunities for spiritual renewal and relaxation. We hope you will join us for this inter-generational weekend which truly has something for everyone!
Shiri Dembovich is a mother and teacher who enjoys bringing literature to life as community building experiences.
Regina Baird Haag is co-executive director of Powell House, a life-long lover of great fiction, and is interested in having fun with folks at PoHo.
Register by June 21st: $230/adults; $115/ages 13-22; $58/infants-12; $165/commuters & campers