contact us

Please use the form on the right to contact us.


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.

Follow us on facebook and Twitter - Join our Constant Contact Mailing List for great year round opportunities!

College Admissions & Applications Workshop for Seniors

Upcoming Events

Back to All Events

College Admissions & Applications Workshop for Seniors

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



June 26 & 27, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
June 28, 2018 9:00 a.m. – Noon

• The variety of 4-year college/university options
and resources to utilize to research them.
• Standardized testing options and schedules.
• How college/university admissions decisions
are made.
• Options for accessing financial aid.
• Different types of 4-year college admissions
programs and timelines.
• Students will learn how to compile a thoughtful
college list (to match needs, interests and
• Students will participate in mock admissions
• Students will complete a draft of the Common
• Students will begin writing the college essay.
• Students will draft a college resume to include
curricular, extracurricular and work experience.
• Admissions options (Early Decision, Early Action,
Rolling and Priority) and timelines.

June 26, 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
process and how to navigate the transition from
high school to college.