Hudson Valley

  • Sarah Choi

    Sarah Choi
    Sarah Choi
    Your guide
    Nov 1 - 3, 2019 (3 days)
    Take time to get away and give yourself some much-needed R&R in picturesque upstate New York State!Discover our 2019 Catskills R&R Retreats:5/24-26 Beautiful Inside Out 6/14-16 Mindful Living & Stress Management7/5-7 Finding the Balance between Body, Mind and Spirit8/23-25 Heal Yourself from the Core9/20-22 Chicken Soup for the Brain- Keeping your Brain Healthy…
  • Sarah Choi

    Sarah Choi
    Sarah Choi
    Your guide
    Dec 6 - 8, 2019 (3 days)
    Take time to get away and give yourself some much-needed R&R in picturesque upstate New York State!Discover our 2019 Catskills R&R Retreats:5/24-26 Beautiful Inside Out 6/14-16 Mindful Living & Stress Management7/5-7 Finding the Balance between Body, Mind and Spirit8/23-25 Heal Yourself from the Core9/20-22 Chicken Soup for the Brain- Keeping your Brain Healthy…
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  • Anna Brooke

    Anna Brooke
    Anna Brooke
    Your guide
    Oct 25 - 27, 2019 (3 days)
    • transport
      Airport pick-up available (extra cost), Airport drop-off available (extra cost)
    • group
      20 People per group
    • meals
      3 Meals provided each day. Vegan, vegetarian, ayurvedic, organic, gluten-free, dairy-free options available
    • accommodation
      Private, shared, camping rooms available
  • Ongoing package (366 days)
    Many of our guests come to Easton Mountain several times a year. Some plan their leisure time for the entire year ahead of time, others are more spontaneous. Some come for one or two weeks for our summer camps, others like to come for several weekends during the year. If you would like to come to three or more of our programs in the next 365 days, then the Best Friends Program is for you. For a…
  • Ron McClelland

    Ron McClelland
    Arnie Katz

    Arnie Katz
    Ron McClelland +1
    Your guides
    Oct 24 - 27, 2019 (4 days)
    Come join together in community with men who love men, to explore a variety of expressions of touch! You will experience: the art of giving and receiving massage and other touch modalities. the sensuality, relaxation, and connection that conscious touch offers. using massage, touch, and breathwork to get more into our bodies. letting go of stress and tension and creating greater ease and…
  • Oct 25 - 27, 2019 (3 days)
    Discover the gifts and rewards of working toward a goal with others, building bonds, building bridges, building community! Enroll in a Spring Community Building Weekend! Attending a Community Building Weekend is the perfect opportunity for you to forge deeper bonds of friendship and connection at Easton Mountain while helping Easton complete some projects before winter! Participating in a project,…
  • Nov 15 - 17, 2019 (3 days)
    Join us for a relaxing and fun adventure at Harvest Gay Spirit Camp. Enjoy a weekend of fun fall activities that make the most of this special time of year. Head out to the trails covered in vibrant fall colors or join us on an excursion to a local apple farm and corn maze. If you’re feeling cozy, stay warm by the fire, or unwind in the sauna or hot tub. If you’re seeking workshops,…
  • Nov 28 - Dec 1, 2019 (4 days)
    Thanksgiving is a time for showing gratitude and celebrating all the blessings in our lives. We invite you to join us for our annual Thanksgiving Celebration and Community Building Weekend. Sharing in community and being of service are great ways to get in touch with our gratitude. Join us for a whole weekend of activities, community building and fun! Arrive on Thanksgiving Day any time after…
  • Jan 17 - 20, 2020 (4 days)
    Break the cold and lonely spell of winter! Bear Your Soul brings together men of all shapes, colors, ages, and sizes, to have fun and celebrate ourselves. Like most Bear events, we have great food, dance parties, hot tub, sauna, and opportunities for erotic connection, but we also focus on helping guys connect more deeply than they usually can. We create real community by offering workshops and…
  • Tom Burke

    Tom Burke
    Tom Burke
    Your guide
    Ongoing See 1 more date
    Welcome to Burkestone Estate! Your adventure begins in the Hudson River Valley on this 6 acre estate set amidst the orchards of Columbia County, NY just outside the hip and historic town of Hudson. During this 3-day vocal immersion retreat, you will relax, recharge and revitalize your love for the craft of singing, acting, teaching and building your business. Your weekend includes a combination…
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    Dec 28, 2019 - Jan 1, 2020 (5 days)
    SEMI PRIVATE ROOMS ARE SOLD OUT. PLEASE CONTACT US TO GET ON A WAIT LIST FOR SEMI-PRIVATE ROOMS Ring in the New Year with Our Annual Feast and Celebration Facilitated by the Easton Mountain Residential Community and guest facilitators Do you yearn for an alternative way to mark this passage – to have an experience of connection rather than isolation. Join us in a weekend of Celebrating…
  • Tom Burke

    Tom Burke
    Tom Burke
    Your guide
    Ongoing
    Welcome to Burkestone Estate!   Your adventure begins in the Hudson River Valley on this 6-acre estate set amidst the orchards of Columbia County, NY just outside the hip and historic town of Hudson. During this weekend vocal immersion retreat, you will get valuable one-on-one time with Tom to provide a personal roadmap to achieve your vocal goals. The retreat includes a combination of…
  • Nov 28 - Dec 28, 2019 (31 days)
    Thanksgiving is a time for showing gratitude and celebrating all the blessings in our lives. We invite you to join us for our annual Thanksgiving Celebration Community Dinner. Arrive on Thanksgiving Day any time after Noon. We will lead a community effort to prepare a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, to be served at 4:00 p.m.,  followed by evening entertainment!
  • Andrew Kerivan

    Andrew Kerivan
    Andrew Kerivan
    Your guide
    Jan 24 - 26, 2020 (3 days)
    The challenge of recovery requires bravery. In Step 4, you are asked to “make a searching and fearless written moral inventory of yourself,” although life often doesn’t provide the time, encouragement, and direction to complete this step. This weekend will help you move forward with your recovery. In this retreat, you’ll be led through the inventory process in a safe and…
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    Miguel Villalobos

    Miguel Villalobos
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    Your guides
    Feb 14 - 17, 2020 (4 days)
    STAY  TUNED FOR MORE DETAILS INCLUDING TEACHERS, ACTIVITIES, WORKSHOPS AND MORE!  A Weekend of Communal Warmth in the Midst of Winter Join us on Presidents’ Day weekend for our 7th annual Winter Spirit Camp!  Enjoy three days of fun winter activities, making new friends, and building community. This quickly growing retreat has an open format where you get to pick and choose which…
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    Mar 19 - 22, 2020 (4 days) See 1 more date
    STAY  TUNED FOR MORE DETAILS INCLUDING TEACHERS, ACTIVITIES, WORKSHOPS AND MORE!  Here’s a weekend to satisfy your desires for kink play – and more. Whether you are drawn to spanking, bondage, power exchange, tickling, flogging, water sports or other BDSM activities – whether you consider yourself a top, bottom, switch, or just curious – this is a safe place to let your…
  • Judah Leblang

    Judah Leblang
    Judah Leblang
    Your guide
    Apr 17 - 19, 2020 (3 days)
    Writing from Real Life–A Weekend Workshop with writer/storyteller Judah Leblang This weekend workshop is designed for writers at all levels–whether you think of yourself as a “writer” or not–and for anyone with the desire to take pieces of their life experience and to share them with others. In this interactive, hands-on small group experience, we will: Share…
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    Jon Tucker

    Jon Tucker
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    Apr 24 - 26, 2020 (3 days)
    Join men of all shapes, colors, ages, and sizes, to have fun and celebrate! We have great food, dance parties, hot tub, sauna, and socializing, but also focus on deeper connections through workshops, discussions and other community building activities! [First Timers: $295 includes 2 nights housing, food and all activities] STAY  TUNED FOR MORE DETAILS INCLUDING TEACHERS, ACTIVITIES, WORKSHOPS AND…
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    Jul 1 - 5, 2020 (5 days)
    5 Days Celebrating Brotherhood Celebrate the freedom to be your authentic self! Freedom Camp is a five-day event nourishing body, mind, and spirit for men who love men. Laugh, love, and learn with a community of your brothers. You will have many opportunities to explore your growth edge through a wide variety of personal growth workshops, participation in fun social games, an evening fire ritual,…
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    Aug 3 - 9, 2020 (7 days)
     A Week of Celebrating Gay Brotherhood Gay Spirit Camp offers men a chance to establish lasting friendships in a fun and uplifting environment, set against the backdrop of the beautiful Easton Mountain retreat, in upstate New York. When you come to Gay Spirit Camp, you will be celebrating with like-minded men, and together we will rekindle our gay spirit during a six-day gathering. The week will…
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    Harry Faddis

    Harry Faddis
    John Stasio

    John Stasio
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    Your guides
    May 22 - 25, 2020 (4 days)
    Easton Mountain Is Turning 20! We Want You! – to come help us celebrate over Memorial Day Weekend! Starting on Friday May – 22 through Monday May 25th! ( you can also add an extra day for an additional charge and arrive on Thursday May 24th. We will be planning some extra activities for those arriving early! ) We are planning a huge celebration with a Gala Banquet, entertainment,…
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    Jul 29 - Aug 2, 2020 (5 days)
    A naturist gathering for men who love men You love to be naked. Being naked in the open air is a special treat.  You love the wind and sun caressing every inch of your bare body.  Maybe you’ve even danced naked in the rain. Easton Mountain, “created by gay men as a gift to the world,” is a special place to be naked.  Our statement of values includes: •   The beauty of the earth, and…
  • I searched for God and found only myself. I searched for myself and found only God. Sufi Proverb
  • Sep 3 - 7, 2020 (5 days)
    We all want to feel accepted for who we are, regardless of our shape, color or size. We long to feel a sense of belonging to a tribe, and a lot of guys have turned to the Bear community, going to weekend events called Bear Runs. Bear Runs are a lot of fun. We get to explore our sexuality and be social and enjoy food, drink & entertainment. However, many men are also still struggling with…
  • Oct 13 - 18, 2020 (6 days)
    Bookings for this program are being done by Himeros.tv Click the “More Information and Booking” button for more details about the program and booking! Facilitated by tantric sex educator Jason Tantra. Join Himeros.tv for a transformative week of sexual evolution. You’ll connect with other gay and bisexual men through workshops, playshops, and fun activities to increase pleasure, build…
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    Miguel Villalobos

    Miguel Villalobos
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    Oct 9 - 12, 2020 (4 days)
    In today’s fast-paced world of easy access apps and technology, it can sometimes be overwhelming to deeply connect and get to know other single men on a deeper level. The annual Singles Retreat at Easton Mountain is a great way to meet other single men face to face. We’ve created a delightful get-a-away weekend for single gay men. Spend Columbus Day weekend meeting new friends, enjoying…

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