Lydia
Master's Program Spring 2019 Retreat Information
by Lydia Bumgardner - Monday, January 7, 2019, 5:27 PM
 
MASTER’S PROGRAM SPRING 2019 RETREAT INFORMATION

Date: Friday Feb. 8, 2019 from 3 PM to Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 3 PM

Where: Stony Point Center
17 Crickettown Rd. Stony Point, NY 10980-3299
1-800-253-4285

Attendance throughout the entire retreat is required!

Overnight stay is optional.

All Students must register for the Retreat through the Stony Point website: Please copy and paste to your browser:

www.stonypointcenter.org/NYTSSpring2019-reg

Students please bring your Student Handbook to the retreat
(available online on Moodle Site News)

Registration and room assignments begin at 3pm;

Dinner begins at 6 pm.

• In order to have an accurate attendance count, all participants MUST sign the attendance sheet by 8 PM on Friday evening and by 9:30AM on Saturday morning.

• Any student who will NOT be able to attend at all;
Is attending Friday night but not staying overnight;
Will not be able to sign in by 8 pm on Friday and 9:30 am on Saturday;
Is only attending on Saturday;
Must leave early on Saturday afternoon;

must notify the Office of the Academic Dean via email to:

lrodriguez@nyts.edu

by Wednesday of the week of the retreat.

• All students must register for the retreat by the time they register for their Spring Semester courses.

Those students registering for their courses online or via email or fax must also register separately for the retreat following the retreat registration link on this page.

• Overnight accommodations are available by reservation only for Master’s program students, NO guests, children, spouses/partners allowed.

Rooms are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis upon arrival and no later than 8pm on Friday night. If you are requesting a particular roommate, you must arrive together-no spaces will be held.

• Linens and towels are provided. Please bring personal items for an overnight stay. Community bathrooms are available on each floor.

• We do not have sufficient beds for the entire student body to stay overnight at Stony Point. If you live within commuting distance and are willing to do so, please commute, but join us for all meals.

• NOTE: You are responsible for your own transportation. If you have room in your car for other passengers, please let your classmates know.

*Bus transportation from the Seminary is not finalized at this time. Information will be posted soon on Moodle Site News.

TRAVEL DIRECTIONS:

PUBLIC BUS: Take Red and Tan Lines from New York City Port Authority Terminal at 41st Street and Eighth Avenue. Ticket must be purchased before boarding bus. Call Stony Point Center before you travel to let them know what time your bus is arriving so they may send someone to pick you up (845-786-5674 or 800-253-4285).

For travel on Friday: Buy ticket to Stony Point. Get off at Stony Point Diner parking lot.

On Saturday: Buy ticket to West Haverstraw. Get off at Dunkin’ Donuts.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS:

From New York City: Cross the George Washington Bridge (upper level), take the PALISADES PARKWAY NORTH to Exit 15, then follow the directions below “From the Palisades Parkway Exit 15.”
Travel time from New York City can be as little as 45 minutes, depending on traffic and point of origin. We recommend allowing a full hour; or an hour and a half to two hours in rush hour traffic.

From the North: Take the New York State Thruway (I-87) South to Exit 16 (Harriman), go East on Route 6 (the first exit after the toll gate, left onto 32, then left onto Route 6 East) to the PALISADES PARKWAY SOUTH to Exit 15. Then follow the directions below “From the Palisades Parkway Exit 15.”

From the South: Take the New Jersey Turnpike (I-95) north to the PALISADES PARKWAY NORTH to Exit 15, OR take the Garden State Parkway onto the New York State Thruway (I-87) toward the Tappan Zee Bridge. Take Exit 13N onto the PALISADES PARKWAY NORTH to Exit 15. Then follow the directions below “From the Palisades Parkway Exit 15.”

From the East: Take I-95 South onto I-287, cross the Tappan Zee Bridge, take exit 13N onto the PALISADES PARKWAY NORTH to Exit 15. Then follow the directions below “From the Palisades Parkway Exit 15.”

From the West: Take I-80 East to I-287 onto the New York State Thruway (I-87) toward the Tappan Zee Bridge. Take Exit 13N onto the PALISADES PARKWAY NORTH to Exit 15; then follow the directions below “From the Palisades Parkway Exit 15.”

From the Palisades Parkway Exit 15: Follow the arrow for Stony Point; drive 2 miles on Route 210 (also called RC 106 East) to the traffic light. Turn left onto Reservoir Drive. Turn right at stop sign; take your first left onto Crickettown Road; drive about 200 yards. Entrance to Stony Point Center is on the left.

Blessings for a wonderful retreat experience.