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Alumni Benefit

As a benefit to SUNY Cortland graduates, alumni can gather at Raquette Lake for activities and to experience the great outdoors! There are several events during the year that are open to alumni and their families.

Book mark this page to get routine updates about Raquette Lake, programs and alumni benefits.

Alumni who have been to Raquette Lake and would like to share their story or photos, send an email to Please include the subject line of "The Raquette Lake Experience" and we will share on our web site and social media channels.

Featured upcoming alumni activities:

Winter Camp, Feb. 16-21, 2014
Open to alumni and their family age 18 and up
A true Adirondack Adventure week filled with outdoor and indoor fun. By day, enjoy cross-country skiing on groomed trails, snowshoe hikes, endless photography opportunities, yoga sessions, games and more. At night, be amazed by the starlit sky, share stories and laughs with other alumni, play games and listen to a special guest speaker. End your week with a nighttime sauna and polar plunge in the lake. You’ll build memories that will last a lifetime. 
          Reservation  Word PDF
Antlers Alumni Family Camp 2014
          June 29-July 5
          July 5-11
          Aug. 14-17
          Aug. 22-26
          Reservation  Word  PDF
Camp Huntington 4th of July Alumni Camp, July 2-6, 2014
Bring your family to spend the Fourth of July on Raquette Lake at an incredible, all-inclusive rate. All meals, lodging and activities are provided. Enjoy guided hikes, kayak tours, sailing and a climb on the Camp Huntington climbing wall. Bring a shirt or gym shorts and make your own silk screen creation. Join us on the pontoon boat for the town fireworks, followed by an ice cream social in the 1877 Glass Dining Room. Spend evenings around the campfire with marshmallows and s’mores.
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**New**Antlers Young Alumni Adventure Camp, July 23-27, 2014
This week for alumni in classes 2000 through 2014 and their guest is packed with action! Each day you’ll explore the Adirondacks by trail, kayak and even whitewater rafting. There will be time to share stories around the fire, great food, fishing, and swimming to round out the adventure. Sign up early for this one in which participation is limited. 
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Alumni Camp Adults Only, Sept. 2-5, 2014
Antlers has the perfect vistas to surround yourself in the early autumnal colors. Whether it is a morning paddle or a relaxing day on the beach reading you are looking for, we are your answer. Unwind at this adults only retreat.
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**New**Digital Photography for Beginners, Sept. 14-18, 2014
Are you ready to move away from the auto setting? Ever wonder what all of those other functions on your camera do? Join us for a fabulous fall week to find out! We will spend five days playing and exploring Antlers surroundings while learning how to use the bells and whistles on your camera. The course is open exclusively to alumni through June 30; beginning July 1 the course is open to the general public. Space is limited.  
          Reservation Word PDF
Life in the Woods, Sept. 21-26, 2014
Step back in time and explore the history of the Adirondacks with Nature Ed-Ventures. The course will include private tours of the Adirondack Museum’s exhibition and their behind-thescenes collections, a luncheon cruise aboard the WW Durant, tours of Great Camps, and explorations of our surrounding environment. An adventure not to miss!