New York State

Camp Olmsted

 
Located on a 76-acre site overlooking the Hudson River, surrounded by rolling hills and beautiful wooded areas, Camp Olmsted is the ideal place for a day trip, overnight retreat, reunion, or summer camp. The natural habitat is nestled at the base of Storm King Mountain with its system of great hiking trails and scenic overlooks. Your experience may be enhanced with recreational opportunities such as tennis, play fields, a basketball court, volleyball, an outdoor pool, and our team and self-esteem-building Universal Challenge Course, which includes two ropes courses, zip lines, and a 28-foot climbing tower. A campfire is available for overnight guests.
 
 
Contact Info
Address: 114 Bay View Avenue, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520. Orange County. Tel: 845-534-7900. Email: info@campolmsted.org. Website: www.campolmsted.orgHrs: Vary. Contact: Carla Maisonet, Retreat Center Director, 845-534-7900 ext. 11.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-5 days. Cost: Varies.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Physical Education, Environmental Science. 
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Physical Education, Environmental Science. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Rope Course Lesson Plan

Did you know that the British Royal Marines use an advanced ropes course as training for their troops? The course builds confidence and tests troops’ ability to overcome both physical and emotional obstacles. The same ideas are used in recreational ropes courses.... Continue