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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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College Admissions & Applications Workshop for Juniors

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College Admissions & Applications Workshop for Juniors

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED!  REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS JUNE 7, 2018!  To register, complete and mail in the registration form in our brochure.



June 25, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
• Key factors in the 4-year college admissions process.
• How to get started with the college search process.
• Developing the “short list” of colleges.
• College/university requirements for admission.
• Critical high school course requirements.
• Review of standardized testing options and dates.
• What rising juniors can do to strengthen their
college admissions resume.
• College admissions simulation.
• Accessing need based financial aid and outside
• Knowing how to access resources in the college
search process.

June 25, 2018 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Topics will include:
• All topics above will be covered. In addition,
parents will have multiple opportunities to
ask questions. We will also talk about ways
to support your child throughout the college