March 25 | May 20 | September 16 | November 28
Join us for one or all of our Camp cleaning and community service days.
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April 28 – 29
Explore faith and fellowship with youth from across NYC, Long Island, and the Hudson Valley. Together we will ask and affirm big questions about our own spirituality and how our faith is relevant as we navigate our own journeys.
Registration is open.
Celebrate the ministry and history of Holmes Camp & Retreat Center at our annual Friend’s Day! Join us for food, activities, and a summer-camp style worship service next to Westminster Lake. Lodging is available Friday and Saturday night. Registration is open.
August 6 – 12
Adventure awaits with the Leadership Expedition And Development (LEAD), a leadership and outdoor experience for high school aged youth. We’ll spend the beginning of the week at Holmes Camp building our leadership, group dynamics, and outdoors skills with professionals in those fields. Offered in part through a generous grant made by the Synod of the Northeast. Registration is Open.
Classroom Skills for Sunday School
September 1 – 2
Are you teaching Sunday School next fall? You’re invited to a 24 hour retreat and workshop at Holmes intended to build your skills and confidence in the classroom. Registration is open.
September 15 – 17
Return to the good old days at Holmes Camp & Retreat Center and join other past campers, staff, and volunteers at Alumni Weekend to enjoy the camaraderie and community that define camp. Take part in classic camp games and activates, enjoy delicious food from our own kitchens and fondly remembered local joints, take part in a camp service project, and reminisce with wonderful company. Registration opens March 1.
September 22 – 24
Refresh the body, mind, and soul by connecting with the wonders of creation at Holmes Camp & Retreat Center. This nature and outdoors themed retreat offers chances for both the budding and experience nature lover to get outdoors, expand their knowledge, and enjoy a like-minded community. Registration opens March 1.
Annual Gala Dinner & Silent Auction
Support Holmes Camp & Retreat Center and enjoy a fabulous evening of food, friends, and fun at our Annual Gala Dinner & Silent Auction.
Fall Date TBD
Let Holmes staff and Culinary Institute of America professor and camp alumni Chef Mark Ainsworth guide you through a weekend of spectacular meals, new recipes, and fun in the kitchen as we cook our way through the weekend. Registration opens May 1.
November 3 – 5
Escape to Holmes Camp & Retreat Center for a guided weekend of rest, restoration, and reconnection. With each year featuring a new theme and engaging speakers and leaders the Fall Women’s Retreat is Holmes’s most popular program every year. Registration opens May 1.
November 10 – 12
In partnership with Balancing 4 Life of Pleasantville NY, and back by popular demand, join teacher Anne Bentzen for a Jikiden Reiki Shoden Seminar and learn to offset the destructive energies of stress and fear that choke of your own vitality. Learn Reiki history, principles for heart-centered living, receive Reiju, and gain confidence in your own Reiki practice. Registration opens May 1.