Seven Day Retreat at Garrison Institute - October 2020
|Date||Sunday 11th to Sunday 18th October 2020|
|Address||Garrison Institute c/o Glenclyffe, 14 Mary's Way, Route 9D Garrison, New York, 10524 - Map & Directions|
The retreat begins with dinner on the first day followed by a short welcome and the first meeting. There will be two meetings on each full day, finishing with lunch on the final day. Morning meetings consist of silent and guided meditation; afternoon meetings are dialogues with Rupert.
There are Single, Double and Shared (3-4 people) rooms available. Please note Shared (3-4 people) rooms are on the fourth floor and accessible only by stairs. We recommend signing up for a double room if the stairs to the fourth floor might be an issue for you. Garrison does not have a guest elevator. There are two communal (usually one male, one female) bathrooms on each residential floor as well as a comfortable lounge with sofas and easy chairs where tea and (instant) coffee are available 24 hours a day. The lounges also are equipped with a wireless, high speed internet connection for laptop computer users.
If your accommodation of choice is sold out please contact francesca to be added to the wait list at: email@example.com
There are several local hotels within driving distance from Garrison for those who wish accommodations with a private bath. If you wish to stay offsite please register as a commuter; the commuter rate included three meals per day.
List of Hotels:
The Hudson House Inn
Bear Mountain Inn
Also please note that there are options available on www.airbnb.com.
By train: The retreat center can easily be reached in 1 hour 20 minutes from New York’s Grand Central Station on Metro North’s Hudson line. From the north, take AMTRAK to Poughkeepsie then transfer to Metro North railroad.
By car: The Garrison Institute is located directly off Route 9D in Garrison, New York, approximately 50 miles north of New York City. Major highways nearby include Interstate 84, Route 9, the Palisades Parkway and the Taconic State Parkway. There is on-site parking for those who will arrive by car.
By plane: The local airport near Garrison is Stewart International Airport in Newburgh, NY. Visit www.stewartintlairport.com for more information. Garrison Institute is also accessible from LaGuardia, JFK, and Newark International Airports.
By taxi: For traveling to and from the Garrison Institute we can suggest the following transportation vendors:
By bus: Shortline Bus service is available into the Poughkeepsie, NY station (approximately 30 minutes to Garrison). For local bus schedules and more information contact: Shortline Bus: 1.800.631.8405 or visit www.shortlinebus.com
|Meals & Refreshments||
Vegetarian meals will be served. Meals are prepared three times daily and served in the main dining room.
|Contact / Organiser||Francesca:|
To register a $200 non-refundable, non-transferable deposit is required to reserve a space at the retreat. Please book using the "Add to Basket" buttons below.
Please note, anyone registering within 24 hours of the start time will be subject to an additional $50 fee by the retreat center payable upon arrival to Garrison Institute.
If you have any questions please email Francesca: firstname.lastname@example.org directly. Please do not contact the retreat center.
Everyone who books up for this event will automatically be added to a Discussion Board, which will put them in direct contact with all other attendees, enabling them to be in touch with one another, individually or as a group, in order to request/offer lifts to the event, exchange information or simply for social purposes. It will also be used for the group organiser to contact the whole group in the run up to the event.
Non-refundable deposit on confirmation of booking.
Three meals are included per day for all ticket types including Commuter tickets.
PLEASE NOTE THAT TICKETS ARE TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
We have removed tickets from this event for the time being. This is so that we can monitor the situation with the coronavirus pandemic and make a decision closer to the start of the retreat about whether it is responsible to go ahead.
A limited number of scholarships are available for those with financial hardships. Please request a form from Francesca: email@example.com as soon as possible as scholarships are limited. You will be advised via email if your application has been approved. Once approved you must register for the event to finalise your scholarship. Scholarship attendees may be asked to help with some small tasks during or after the event.