Upstate New York Retreat Location

Adirondack Artists Retreat – Spring, Summer & Fall 2020

NEW in New York – Retreat location available in the Adirondack Mountains of New York for small groups – perfect for yoga, writers, arts & crafts, family retreats, Parent-Child camp and self-directed summer camp!

Ballet Mistress, Artist and Artisan Conni Berns opens her Adirondack home to a select number of groups & individuals in 2020.

Lake Access – Miles of Hiking – Campfires – Stargazing

Yoga Retreats

Perfect space for small yoga retreats, complete with a 25ftx25ft convertible space for yoga classes with a hardwood floors and tall ceilings. Outside “hike and  yoga” to Eagle’s Cliff and to Little Beach. 

Ballet Camp

Ballet has had a home in Eagle Bay for many years, starting with Anneliese von Oettingen’s Ballet Camp. Carrying on the tradition, her daughter and Ballet Mistress Cornelia Berns is available to host ballet camp. Camp Imp’s Great Room was designed with high ceilings specifically for ballet practice. Ballet bars can be furnished. 

Writer's Retreats

Plenty of inspiration and solitude to write – the last chapter of your novel or your first poem!

Artists & Artisans

Solo time and space for creating, or bring a group to create together! Large work spaces indoor and out available. 

Family Retreats

Perfect get-away for the entire family! 

Parent-Child Camp

Connect and create memories. Campfires are a must! 

One-on-one Classes

Options include private yoga, ballet, crochet, knitting, quilting, sewing classes & more!

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Goal Setting & Team Building Retreats

Need to get-away and focus on your goals and your team? This is a great space for seeing the big picture. 

Once-in-a-lifetime Camp Experiences

S’mores, campfires with stories, fishing, and stargazing – create once-in-a-lifetime memories and shared experiences. 

Breakfast & S'mores Included!

Spend more time connecting, and less time cooking! Breakfast is included in your stay – and s’mores at the campfire too! Sample Breakfast Menu (Vegetarian Available): Breakfast: Hot Oatmeal, Bagels with Cream Cheese, Two Types of Cut Fruit, Coffee, Juice, and Tea. Kitchen use available for lunch and dinner, and catering options available.

Adirondack Retreat – Spring – Summer – Fall 2020

Ballet Mistress, Artist and Artisan Conni Berns opens her Adirondack home to a select number of guests and groups in the 2020 season.

Dorm or private room accommodations available. Perfect space for exploring all of your creative expressions!

Includes simple breakfasts, use of the kitchen, space to create and access to a private community beach in the mountains. The cabin is located in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains with countless miles of hiking trials, brooks and streams and lakes.

Local activities include museums, hiking, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, boating, swimming, yoga and exploring.

Each week’s stay includes TWO private 45 minute CLASSES from Conni Berns on the creative expression you select: Ballet, Beginning Quilting, Crochet, Sewing, Knitting, Pressing Wildflowers, Writing and more! Have a project you are stuck on? Bring it and she can help figure out what to do next!

SPECIAL OPENING SUMMER RATES 40% OFF for Early Reservations! Reserve by February 28, 2020

1 person / private room: $750/1st week, $650/2nd week, $2500/month — DISCOUNTED for Early Reservations to $450/1st week, $390/2nd week, $1500/month
2 people / private room: $850/1st week, $750/2nd week, $2900/month — DISCOUNTED for Early Reservations to $510/1st week, $450/2nd week, $1740/month
1 person / dorm room: $650/1st week, $550/2nd week, $2100/month — DISCOUNTED for Early Reservations to $390/1st week, $330/2nd week, $1260/month

Military, Group Extended Stay & Children’s Discounts Available! Contact us for a quote. 

*All rooms share bathroom facilities. Conni Berns is on-sight staff with 1 small dog on property. She stays in the camp as Camp Director to provide camper assistance, meals and helps with logistics. This is NOT an “AirBnB” style rental, this is a retreat camp. If your group is large enough and all accommodations are needed, we can make arrangements accordingly. Camp is rustic mountain living, not a resort. Please plan accordingly.

2020 Schedule:

We encourage arrivals on Saturday, Sunday or Monday. Other days *may* be available, please inquire. Standard stays are for 1 week, 2 weeks or 1 month.

Arrival: May 23, 24 or 25
Arrival: May 30, 31 or June 1
Arrival: June 15, 16 or 17
Arrival: June 6, 7 or 8
Arrival: June 13, 14 or 15
Arrival: June 20, 21 or 22
Arrival: June 27, 28 or 29
Arrival: July 4, 5 or 6
Arrival: July 11, 12 or 13
Arrival: July 18, 19 or 20
Arrival: July 25, 26 or 27
Arrival: August 1, 2 or 3
Arrival: August 8, 9 or 10
Arrival: August 15, 16 or 17
Arrival: August 22, 23 or 24
Arrival: August 29, 30, 31
Arrival: September 5, 6 or 7
Arrival: September 12, 13 or 14
Arrival: September 19, 20 or 21
Arrival: September 26, 27 or 28

Booking Details: $200 deposit due per person to reserve your stay. If you cancel and your space is booked by another artist, refund will be granted less $100 fee per person; if not able to fill your spot then you lose the full deposit. Payment in FULL is due 2 weeks prior to your stay. Payments are accepted via Zelle Quickpay, cash, check, money order or paypal.

To apply and for more information, please contact Conni Berns at 513-314-8257.

Logistics:

Location: Eagle Bay, NY – steps away from hiking, two local restaurants, sundry shop, weekly farmer’s market and beaches. Perfect for getting away from it all and connecting with yourself, friends and family. The closest airports are Syracuse and Albany. You can also fly into NYC and take a beautiful train ride to Utica. A rental car is suggested.

Accommodations Set-up: Sleeps up to 13 people, with 3 double beds, 5 twin beds and 1 sofa bed. One bathroom with shower. Pillows provided. Linens, towels and blankets not provided. (If requested linens, blanket and towels can be provided for an extra $20/per person.)

On-site Staff: Camp Director Conni Berns lives in the camp to provide camper assistance, meals and helps with logistics. 

Meals: Lovely breakfast meal options provides your group with free time instead of cooking and shopping time! Vegetarian menu available. Sample Breakfast Menu: Breakfast: Hot Oatmeal, Bagels with Cream Cheese, Two Types of Cut Fruit, Coffee, Juice, and Tea. Catering for lunch and dinner is available for an additional fee. Sample Lunch Menu: Soup and Salad OR Salad and Sandwiches. Sample Dinner Menu: Chicken with Rice, Hamburgers with Potato Salad, Pizza, OR Tuna Noodle Casserole. Homemade pie for dessert!  

Wifi / Cell / TV: There is limited cell phone coverage, and no TVs are provided. It is a great opportunity to get away and “unplug.” Wifi is available, but can be disconnected upon group request.

Classes & Activities: This special retreat location offers a huge Great Room which can transition easily to a space for yoga, dance, movement, crafts and other indoor activities. Some activities can be provided at no extra charge. Including: Ballet, Adult Ballet, Yoga, Beginning Pointe, Crocheting, Knitting, Kid’s Activities and more!

To apply and for more information, please contact Conni Berns at 513-314-8257 or email [email protected]

The Adirondack Mountains offer breathtaking beauty and the perfect backdrop for your group event or retreat. At Camp Imp we are experienced at hosting small gatherings for your group. 

For More Information

Please contact us for a quote to use Camp Imp and to help organize your next Upstate New York Retreat in the beautiful Adirondacks! Please text 310-880-8268.

NEW - Retreat location in the Adirondack Mountains! The perfect location for your small group retreat.

Camp Imp:

Enjoy the cool mountains in beautiful Upstate New York. Mountain cabin close to hiking and the beach on incredible 4th Lake. In the heart of Eagle Bay, New York, this mountain hide-away is perfect for small group retreats. Exposed pine beams are a dramatic accent to this unique architectural delight. Eight foot ceilings in an expansive open concept Great Room, complete with a two story vaulted ceiling in the dining area. Great Room includes a comfy living and dining space. This mountain retreat has undergone updates in the kitchen, bedroom, and Great Room areas. Only three blocks from one private community beach, complete with sand for playing and picnic benches for lunch at the beach by the lake. 

Great for relaxation:
– Enjoy the fresh mountain air, listen to the breeze in the trees and the sounds of birds singing right outside your window.
– Take advantage of convince and small-town life in beautiful and quaint Eagle Bay, NY.
– Take a refreshing swim at 4th Lake – the private community beach is only 3 blocks away! Nothing beats a midnight swim, floating and looking up at the stars!
– Sit by the fireplace and read a good book on a cool mountain evening.
– Wander hundreds of hiking trails, including the one that goes around historic Moss Lake. Listen and look for loons and other beautiful flora and fauna in the mountains.
– Enjoy telling stories by the campfire and enjoy roasting marshmallows!
– Wander hundreds of hiking trails, including the one that goes around historic Moss Lake. Listen and look for loons and other beautiful flora and fauna in the mountains.