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Raquette Lake Summer Reservations Open to Staff

The Antlers facility at the William H. Parks Family Center for Environmental and Outdoor Education at Raquette Lake will be available for use this summer by Auxiliary Services Corporation employees, faculty, staff and their guests including spouses, children and significant others. Session dates for the summer experience in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains are June 22-25 or June 26-July 1.

Reservation information is available or at the Parks Family Outdoor Center Office, Miller Building, Room 230.

The all-inclusive rate for the four-day session is $165 per adult and $132 for children age 12 and under. Room and board for six-day session is $253 per person for adults and $202 per person for children age 12 and under. There is no charge for children under one year of age.

Arrival time is between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. An all-camp orientation will be held at 5 p.m. on arrival day. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Guests will depart after breakfast on the last day.

A $50 deposit is required with pre-registration for each family. The deposit will be applied to the total cost and will be non-refundable unless a three-week notice of cancellation is given. The balance is due upon arrival, payable to Auxiliary Services Corporation or ASC. Participants for all sessions will be acknowledged on a first-come, first-served basis following the receipt of reservation and deposit.

Guests will be assigned to housing according to family size and abilities. Showers and bathrooms are located in each room. Bed linens and towels must be provided by all participants. There is no janitorial or maid service available at the Center. All guests are requested to keep rooms in a neat and orderly condition and to leave them in “as good, or better” condition. 

Lunch and dinner will be served family style in the Cummings Dining Hall at noon and 6 p.m. Breakfast will be a buffet offered between 7:45 and 8:45 a.m. Every effort is made to provide tasty, balanced meals. With advance notification, special dietary needs can be accommodated.

Recreational equipment available for the summer session includes canoes and kayaks. Families should provide their own child size life jackets. A small motor boat will be available for guests to use for touring and fishing. Families are responsible for the safety and well-being of their own children. There are no babysitters or lifeguards on site. Family pets are not permitted.

For more information, call the center at 607-753-5488.