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Group Retreats in New York

Escape from the ringing office phones, buzzing emails, and non-stop multitasking for a few days of teambuilding. Once free of the day-to-day distractions, your group will be able to meaningfully reconnect in a way that translates to the workplace. At Edith Macy, you and your attendees will enjoy a serene and relaxed environment in which to cultivate growth.

Here, your minds are sharper, ideas are clearer, and discussions are more stimulating. Meeting rooms harmonize with our remarkable surroundings to encourage your group's big ideas. Customizable teambuilding activities highlight the unique strengths and challenges of your group.

With over 400 acres of lush New York nature, Edith Macy can accommodate retreats of all kinds. Our IACC-certified meeting rooms and conference plans are perfect for corporate retreats, but religious, health and wellness, and teambuilding retreats will also thrive here. 

Discover the group retreat experience at Edith Macy Center. 

Our Private-Use Promise

When you book a retreat at Edith Macy, you'll have exlusive access to the entire property. Learn, grow, and explore as a group with all of Edith Macy at your disposal, from the nature-inspired Gathering Place to each of the amenities and experiences below. 


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Peaceful Guest Rooms

At Edith Macy, your retreat begins with relaxing accommodations in one of the most scenic and peaceful areas in New York State. You'll be surprised to find that Edith Macy is just 45 minutes outside of New York City considering its serene forest views.

Choose from 52 guest rooms with private baths offering single, double, and triple occupancy to accommdoate groups of all kinds. 

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Thoughtful Activities

Embrace team building activities customized to your group's unique needs. Activities of all variety and scope are a specialty of Edith Macy Center. Our lush, expansive acreage and open lakeside property provides the ideal setting for activities of all kinds.

Simply identify how much time you want to invest in a fun and engaging teambuilding experience and add activities together to create a personalized teambuilding agenda.

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Lakeside Locations

Reconnect with your group on the banks of Lake Kinderogen. From teambuilding to barbeques, the lake is the ideal setting in which to strenghten your team's bonds. Treat them to an outing at the Lakeside, where you can build camaraderie and foster new relationships. 

Discover our wide array of activities and entertainment options. Edith Macy has something to offer your group, no matter your budget.

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The Gathering Place

The Gathering Place is designed specifically to provide a secluded, natural setting for confidential meetings or just to get away from it all. Groups of 20-40 can take advantage of The Gathering Place and make it an extension of their own business. It features a Leadership Circle with a massive stone fireplace, two spacious meeting rooms, two classrooms, two breakout rooms, a dining cafe and two spacious decks.  

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