2012 Labor Day Retreat: check-in time & travel information

sailboat lakeCheck in time is between 4:00 and 5:00 Friday, August 31 and Check out time is after lunch on Monday, September 3. 87 Silver Bay Rd Silver Bay , NY 12874

If you arrive early, you are welcome to enjoy the grounds, but please do not visit the registration desk prior to 4:00.

If you are making airline connections, it is suggested that you plan your flight to arrive no later than 3:00 so that you will arrive in daylight and in time to check in for dinner. Alternately you may wish to fly in the night before the retreat (8/30), and travel to the retreat site at your leisure on 8/32.

When you arrive come to the Inn for your room assignment.
lodging_ inn _ rooms

By Car from the South: Silver Bay is 90 minutes from Albany, NY. Take the Adirondack Northway (RT 87) to Exit 24 (Bolton Landing)*, drive east five miles to the road’s end at Route 9N. Turn left and drive north approximately 13 miles to Silver Bay. Look for SILVER BAY ASSOCIATION with the Y logo sign on the right, two miles past Sabbath Day Point. Turn right onto Silver Bay Road and drive onto the campus. Check in at the Silver Bay Inn. The Inn is located on the circular drive just north of the tennis courts. Check in is on the first floor on the South side of the porch. Angle park in the Inn circle while you are chcking in. You will be given directed where to unload and park your vehicle.

*Note that there is also an Exit 24 on the NYS Thruway you should follow if you are driving from New York City. Immediately after the toll booth at Exit 24, follow signs for Montreal/RT 87N/The Adirondack Northway.

By Car from the North: Silver Bay is 15 minutes from Ticonderoga, New York. Follow RT 9N to Hague, New York from the Monument in Ticonderoga. Silver Bay is 4 miles from the town of Hague. Look for the SILVER BAY ASSOCIATION signs and the YMCA logo on the left past the Silver Bay Post Office and Silver Bay General Store. Turn left onto Silver Bay Road and drive straight ahead until you arrive on campus. Register at the Silver Bay Inn. The Inn is located on the circular drive just north of the tennis courts. Registration is on the first floor on the South side of the porch. Angle park in the Inn circle while you are chcking in. You will be directed where to unload and park your vehicle.

By Air: Albany, NY and Burlington, VT airports are served by both commuter and major airlines, with connections from anywhere in the nation. From the Albany Airport Silver Bay recommends Premier Express Shuttle Service. Deb 518-489-3441. Rides MUST be arranged in advance.

By Bus: Buses from major cities stop south of Silver Bay in Lake George Village and Glens Falls, New York.

By Train: This rural  station is on the edge of a small town and has no services available at the station. Two Amtrak trains per day stop in Ticonderoga (20 minutes north of Silver Bay) year-round. One departing from Penn Station in NYC and one arriving at Penn Station in NYC. All trains stop at the Albany/Rensselaer station to travel north to Ticonderoga. NOTE: If you are arriving by train you must reserve a taxi to Silver Bay from the train station in Ticonderoga AHEAD OF TIME. From Ticonderoga Train Station Silver Bay recommends Adirondack Cab Co. Roger 518-585-2222

An alternative is Joe’s Taxi Service 518-585-4412 but this is a very small( husband and wife company) and you MUST make your reservations ahead of time.

Click here for the presenters agenda

Click here for tuition and registration

Click here for the retreat home page


  1. Hello! :)
    I will be arriving in Burlington, VT on the 30th around 3pm. Wondering if anyone has any recommendations-any must see/do for my bonus 24 hours :) Will likely be renting a car-anyone need a ride?
    See you soon!

  2. Angelinda

    Good afternoon….I will be leaving from Montréal to go to Lake George by car.If anyone needs a ride, just let me know…..Love and Light..Angelinda.

  3. Laurelle

    Hi Angelinda: We are so thrilled that you will be joining us. This will be an amazing weekend for all of us. We make lifelong friendships every year. It will be great to meet you. See you SOON! Laurelle & Michael

  4. Angelinda

    Hi everyone…..I just did it.Retreat and hotel, everything is reserve….I am so excited.
    I just cant wait to meet you all…..The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step….This is my first step toward this magical week-end…. Light and love….Angelinda

  5. Looking forward to meeting my old friends and making new acquaintances at the 2011 Reiki Retreat.

  6. aida ferrarone

    Now you have #312 fan
    You friend from Peru wishing you contiue success, hoping to be able to join you someday… working part time at your evens, perhaps.


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