News

Alternate Route to Sky Lake Until November 2021

Updated: Friday, 10 September 2021 Old Route 17 (Country Road 28) is now closed for construction between Damascus and the Sky Lake Private Road until November. Our Private Road remains...
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Online Camp Store – Limited Time Only!

The Skye Farm Camp Store is coming to you!  During the remainder of July and August, we are opening up our camp store inventory to online orders.  All proceeds from...
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Registration for 2021 Summer Camp Programs is now Closed

Update as of 7/13/2021 Skye Farm is cancelling our programs scheduled to begin after July 18, 2021.  This includes Adirondack Odyssey, Camplympics, and Mini Camp programs. This has been a...
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Special Needs Camps 2021

We really missed everyone last summer, so to say we’re excited to see many of our amazing campers again this year is a bit of an understatement. We anticipate the...
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Resident Camp

Lakeview Casowasco is thrilled to announce their traditional overnight camping experience, Lakeside! Lakeside features all the great traditions of Casowasco like archery, sailing, swimming, and worship but with some exciting...
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Family Camp

Casowasco’s Family Camp is the perfect opportunity for families to take a break from their busy lives and spend some time focusing on each other and their faith journey. Families...
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Day Camp

Casowasco is excited to announce its 75th year in ministry! Join us for Casowasco Day Camp for children 6-13 years old. Our Day Camp experience will include swimming, hiking, boating,...
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A Fond Farewell from Director Ryan Siver

Our Director, Ryan Siver, is ending his time here with us at Skye Farm. The Sivers will be moving to Camp Fontanelle, a United Methodist camp in Nickerson, Nebraska, where...
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An Update on Summer from UNY CRM

Hello from the directors of Aldersgate, Asbury, Casowasco, Sky Lake, and Skye Farm! Despite the many challenges of the pandemic, God has been faithful and our sites have been able...
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Day Camp Registration Now Open!

Casowasco is excited to offer Day Camp for the first time this summer! Day camp programs will run Monday through Friday for eight, one-week sessions. Breakfast and Lunch will be...
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February 2021 Update: Rentals, Skye Fam Weekends, and Status of Summer Camp

Greetings, Skye Farm Campers!   It’s the time of year at camp when we get excited to share with you all the awesome programs and events we have planned for...
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Manna Pathways Network Volunteers

MANNA IN THE WILDERNESS When the ancient Hebrew people fled from Egypt, they were faced with a real need for daily sustenance in the desert. The manna sent from God...
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Support Casowasco on Giving Tuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global day of generosity that takes place annually on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. The Upper New York Camp and Retreat Ministries invites you to make a financial...
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Giving Tuesday

  #GivingTuesday is a global day of generosity that takes place annually on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. Upper New York Camp and Retreat Ministries invited you to get involved in...
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Skye Farm Camp Open for Rentals

Camp for a Day On July 18th we’re having a “Camp for a Day” event!  Come hike, boat, fish, relax, and play at camp.  In order to maintain a safe...
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Passes Available

The sacred grounds of Sky Lake were closed for hiking and fishing for most of the spring, but that changed in June. To ensure everyone's safety, we will be limiting...
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Important Announcement Regarding UNY Summer Camp 2020

The current context of the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a very challenging decision for the Upper New York Camp & Retreat Ministries (UNY CRM) lead team. After consultation with the...
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#GivingTuesdayNow

We are grateful for all those who have joined us for #GivingTuesday over the past few years. In just a few short days— on Tuesday, May 5th—we invite you to...
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Casowasco Produces Virtual Resources for Easter Sunday Worship

Casowasco is first and foremost an extension of and resource to the local church. As congregations venture into uncharted waters during the COVID-19 Pandemic, we are seeking new ways to...
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Peace Be Still: An Update on Summer Preparations in Upper New York

Like many of you, we are finding social distancing to be rather challenging. We are camp and retreat people after all and bringing people together is core to what we...
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March 18th Update from UNY Camp & Retreat Ministries Leadership

Update on 3/31/2020: Our sites will continue to remain closed to retreat guests until Wednesday, April 30th. The founder of Methodism, John Wesley, is often attributed as having said, “Proceed with...
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UNY Camp & Retreat Ministries Responds to COVID-19 Outbreak

Dear Valued Guests, Campers, Participants & Families, We strive to provide a time and place in which all who attend our camp and retreat centers in Upper New York, can...
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Response to Global Coronavirus Concerns

Dear Valued Guests, Campers, & Families, We strive to provide a time and place in which all who attend Casowasco can get away from the hectic pace of the world...
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A Hand-Washing Playlist

We strive to provide a time and place in which campers and guests can get away from the hectic pace of the world and just be… with God, with Creation,...
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Summer Camp 2020 Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for our exciting slate of 2020 summer programs at Aldersgate, Casowasco, Sky Lake, and Skye Farm! Additionally, Asbury Retreat Center will continue to offer exciting retreat...
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Final Installation of 2019 Advent Series

The final installment of our 2019 Advent Study is based on Luke 2:1-20. https://youtu.be/emiKMZkGyg8 The gospel of Luke is the only gospel that provides us with a full birth narrative...
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Sky Lake Desktop Wallpaper Calendars 2019

We’ve created a monthly series of desktop wallpaper calendars for 2019. Each month you’ll have a variety of sizes from which to choose. We update this page monthly, so you’ll...
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Sustainable Forest of Giving

Celebrating Sky Lake’s 72 Years of Ministry by Sustaining its Future In 1947, twelve pastors and laypersons pooled their personal financial savings to purchase the Sky Lake property. On April...
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Be A Donor

What does it mean to be a donor? It means actively engaging with the ministry of Aldersgate and Upper New York Camp & Retreat Ministries. It means doing something more...
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Be A Donor

What does it mean to be a donor? It means actively engaging with the ministry of Skye Farm and Upper New York Camp & Retreat Ministries. It means doing something...
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Be A Donor

What does it mean to be a donor? It means actively engaging with the ministry of Asbury and Upper New York Camp & Retreat Ministries. It means doing something more...
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