Being in Nature – Camp Tecumseh, New Jersey

This residential weekend retreat takes place in a rustic camp setting, giving you the opportunity to experience your connection to nature and your own humanity.

Tuition includes meals, rooming (double occupancy/multiple occupancy), shared bath.

Info:

Dates: November 8, 9 & 10, 2019
Times: Friday, 6pm – Sunday, 6pm
Arrival Time*: Before 5pm on Friday
Departure Time*: 6pm on Sunday
Fee: $675

A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $200 reserves your space.

*No Late Arrivals or Early Departures.

Location:

Location: Camp Tecumseh

445 Mechlin Corner Rd. Pittstown, NJ 08867

Travel Insurance

We recommend travel insurance for this course in case of medical emergency or unexpected airline delays. Here are two travel insurance companies our course participants have used:

https://www.travelguard.com/
https://www.worldnomads.com/

Travel / Directions

Approximate Travel Time to Major Airports:

  • Newark International Airport (Newark, NJ): 1 – 1.5 hours
  • JFK International Airport (Queens, NY):  2 – 2.5 hours
  • LaGuardia Airport (Queens, NY): 2 – 2.5 hours

Travel times can vary greatly and are subject to Friday night traffic departing the city and a large amount of cars returning on Sunday night as early November is the height of the leaf-viewing season in New Jersey. Plan accordingly. Also, if needed, include extra time for pickup/return of rental car.

Directions:

  • By Bus: Transbridge Lines / Allentown Bus Line (then car service/arrange pick up by a friend) 
    • From: Port Authority Bus Terminal / To: Clinton, NJ Park & Ride:
      • 2:30pm departure, 3:30pm arrival
      • 3:00pm departure, 4:05pm arrival
    • From: Newark Airport / To: Clinton, NJ Park & Ride:
      • 2:30pm departure, 3:20pm arrival
    • Clinton, NJ Park & Ride bus stop is approximately a 15 minute drive to/from Camp Tecumseh. Rides to Camp Tecumseh may be arranged through Uber, Lyft or fellow participants. Please schedule rides in advance.
    • Occasionally Transbridge updates their Bus times during the year. We will periodically check with them and update this site if we get new times. Transbridge website.
  • By Car: Use Google Maps for directions. Be sure to plan extra time to accommodate for Friday night leaving the city traffic!

Heading Home After Your Course:

  • By Bus: Transbridge Lines / Allentown Bus Line (then car service/arrange pick up by a friend)
    • If using Lyft or Uber arrange pick up for 6:30pm. Please schedule rides in advance.
    • Depart: Clinton, NJ Park & Ride / Destination: Port Authority Bus Terminal:
      • 7:15pm departure, 8:30pm arrival

What to Bring

Attire: Weather in this area can be viewed here. Check the weather and dress appropriately for time spent outdoors, as well as indoors. Please include walking shoes.

All accommodations include shared bath, so plan ahead for moving between your room and the bathrooms/showers (toiletries, slippers, robes, etc.).