Women’s Wellness Weekend Retreat
Staff from the greater Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA host the Women’s Wellness retreats at Camp Speers in the Poconos. The beautiful camp setting, relaxing atmosphere, and variety of classes and experiences make this retreat the perfect way to recharge mind, body and spirit. Enjoy yoga, canoeing, body flow classes, zumba, rock climbing and more. Stay in heated log cabins overlooking Camp’s lake. Camp Speers’ culinary staff satisfies your palate with simple, healthy and delicious meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner Saturday; and breakfast and lunch on Sunday). Friday evening features a wine and appetizer social. To learn more about this fabulous weekend getaway in the Poconos, call us at 570-828-2329.
May 18 – 20
October 19 – 21
Lodges in Eljabar Village – two bunk rooms with common meeting room, bunk beds hold 14/side or 28/lodge, inside bathrooms
Cabins in Eljabar and Speers Villages – bunk space for 8-12, central bathhouse in Speers Village, inside bathroom in Eljabar Village
$250 per person – Full Weekend
$150 per person – Commuter
70th Anniversary Celebration – SOLD OUT
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!
October 5 – 8
Celebrate 70 years of Camp Speers! Come home to camp! Whether you were here for a day or a lifetime, you are part of the Camp Speers family. Watch for more information on this epic weekend!
- 70th Anniversary Celebration is only $70 for the weekend! This includes lodging, meals and most activities. Not staying at camp?! Meals and activities will be $30 – sign up as a Day Tripper!
- Dust off your old photo albums and bring them with you! Wait til you see ours!
- Help send a kid to Speers! Do you have any old camp memorabilia, staff t-shirts, etc. you don’t mind parting with? Donate to the auction! All proceeds will go to the Speers annual campership fund to help send kids to camp who could not afford to attend otherwise.
- Want to stay in touch and learn more about Speers related events? Please complete this survey. (All information provided is kept confidential)
Winter Carnival – Feb 17
Our Winter Carnival will be held on Saturday February 17 from 10am – 4pm. Enjoy all the winter program that Camp Speers has to offer. All programs are weather dependent; however, with enough snow and cold weather, winter programming includes: snow tubing, ice skating, cross country skiing, outdoor cooking, and much more!
Interested in staying at Camp for the weekend? Come in Friday night and stay through Sunday for just $100.00 for adults and $75.00 for kids. That includes soup on Friday evening, three meals on Saturday, and breakfast on Sunday, not to mention all the programming we will have to offer. For a one night stay (Saturday into Sunday or Friday night into Saturday) the cost is $75.00 for adults and $50.00 for kids! Housing accommodations will be in our modern heated lodges, that feature in-cabin bathrooms and a spacious common room. Come see camp in the winter, learn about our summer programs, and spend quality time with the family.
Native Plants Walk
Native Plants Walk with Ann Rhoads
and the Delaware Highlands Conservancy
Join us this summer for our annual native plants walk with renowned botanist Dr. Ann Rhoads. Dr. Rhoads will lead an interpretive walk through Camp Speers YMCA’s extensive bog to reveal the native plant life in a wetland community.
Click here for more information or contact the Delaware Highlands Conservancy 570-226-3164.
Open House Events
We invite families who are considering camp to an open house. At Camp Speers, we help kids build confidence and independence. This can begin even before camp starts–with an open house tour.
Camp Speers hosts open houses April, May, and June, from 2:00 to 4:00. The most exciting open house is the Spring Fling May 5 when we offer tours, Camp activities for the entire family, and a chance to meet some of our amazing summer staff. Bring the whole family and close friends to enjoy this free day of camp fun. Lunch will be provided for a minimum fee or bring a picnic lunch. Please R.S.V.P. by clicking the links below.
For a private tour, call the office to schedule: 570-828-2329.
Spring 2015 Newsletter