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9620 Dry Run Road
Painted post, NY 14870


Watson Homestead is a full service conference and retreat center, open year-round, serving 8000 - 10,000 guests annually.  In addition to hotel-style accommodations and meeting rooms, Watson Homestead Conference and Retreat Center has an indoor, heated swimming pool; climbing tower, historic one room schoolhouse, hiking trails, miniature golf, archery range, ball fields, covered picnic pavilion, full summer cabin area, playgrounds and a meditation labyrinth. Guests are served home-cooked, healthy meals buffet style in our dining room with a fireplace and panoramic view of 375 acres.  Call us today to book a day or overnight meeting or retreat.  Watson Homestead is an excellent location for youth, sports or organizational retreats, weddings, clergy or religious retreat groups, conferences, trade shows, banquets, seminars, quilt, scrapping, yoga and wellness retreats, team building and staff training retreats.

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Parent/Child Morning Climb

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Parent/Child Morning Climb

Come out Saturday morning and experience a morning climb on our 40-foot climbing tower.  Whether you are experienced climber or a novice, you and your child will spend quality time together.  It is limited to 15 participants in order to give all participants an exceptional experience.  $15 per parent/child, each additional parent or child $5.  All participants will be required to sign a release form, those under the age of 18 will need to have a release form signed by a parent or guardian in order to participate.  Call for reservations at (607) 962-0541 or email:

After a quick introduction to the equipment, participants will spend the remaining of the morning climbing in a positive, non-threatening environment.  Even if you've never tried this before, you will feel comfortable with our staff leading you. 

Later Event: July 19
Parent/Child Morning Climb