Raquette Lake

Some of your most memorable SUNY Cortland experiences will take place at the William H. Parks Family Center for Environmental and Outdoor Education at Raquette Lake, which is located in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains. You'll have a chance to participate in team-building activities and maybe even take a mid-winter dip in the lake at this beautiful and unique facility that's the only National Historic Landmark in the SUNY system.

If your major falls into one of the following areas, you may have the opportunity to study at Raquette Lake:

  • Art and Art History Department
  • Biological Sciences Department
  • Chemistry Department 
  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department
  • Geology Department
  • History Department
  • Physical Education Department
  • Recreation and Leisure Studies Department

Student Leadership, various sports teams, Liberty Partnership, Cortland Writers Association, SUNY Cortland Recreation Association and the Adirondack Trail Blazers all hold annual programs at Raquette Lake.

Watch a video to see how coming to Raquette Lake can enhance your class or organizational retreat.

The Outdoor Education Center at Raquette Lake is comprised of three facilities — Antlers, Camp Huntington and Kirby Camp. Most programs take place at Camp Huntington. Learn more about all three locations by visiting the links below.

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William H. Parks Family Center for Environmental and Outdoor Education