Sept 14 -16 Take Back the Rite: Celebrating Women's Friendship, Healing the World

Tara Rubinstein is the founder of Red Seeds, a feminist spirituality program for youth and adults. Over the past decade she has led programs that promote a holistic understanding of self and the world by focusing on topics such as LGBTQ identity, drag performance, spirituality, anti-racism, mythology and magic, sexual wellness, body positivity, earth-based spiritual practice and tarot.

Oct 26- 28  Work Weekend

Nov 16-18  Connectivity: young adults including 11th & 12th graders

Dec 21   Winter Solstice

Dec 30 - Jan 1  PoHo's Annual New Year Celebration 2018



Feb 1-3      Young adults,  including 11th grade and up   Hold the Date

Feb 9-11    Restorative Practices / Restorative Justice for Educators

Feb 22-24    Creativity & Spirituality     all ages

This multi-generational weekend has become one of our most popular, so we will use both houses. Register early if you have a favorite room or preferred building.

Mar 15-19    Spring Lobby Weekend   Friends' Committee on National Legislation

Join 400 Quaker young adults in Washington, DC, to learn about current political issues from the perspective of Friends testimonies and get oriented to the lobbying process.  FCNL will schedule lobbying visits at both Senators offices from your state and the House of Representatives office for your district.  We will be taking a high school group from Powell House / New York Yearly Meeting.  Young adults should sign up on your own.  Let us know you will be there!

March 30-April 1   Work/Messiah Sing/Scavenger Hunt

June 7 -8     Youth Program Reunion for grad years  2014-2017



Financial aid is available on request.  
Do not stay away because of money.

Powell House is the conference and retreat center of the 

New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Powell House
524 Pitt Hall Rd
Old Chatham,  NY
phone  518-794-8811
fax     518-794-8815
Adult Program 
Youth Program