New Outdoor Showers at Ashokan This Summer!

Dear Ashokan Family & Friends, We are pleased to announce that Ashokan’s long awaited outdoor showers are under construction and will be completed by late June. The realization of Ashokan’s new ‘bathhouse’ was generously donated by Bob Holum in memory of his beloved wife Binnie. The bathhouse design was donated by architect Elizabeth Thompson. Both […]

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Swing & Shine Reflection by Gina Gould

2nd Annual Swing & Shine Gala On Saturday night, The Ashokan Center and the Woodstock School of Art hosted more than 80 guests at our second annual Spring Swing & Shine Gala, a benefit co-conceived and produced together. The Catskill Mountaineers rocked the house! This year, the party focused on square dancing, with some swing, contra and zydeco […]

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Maple Fest Reflection by Executive Director, Gina Gould

This year’s Maple Fest was quite the change from last year … Spring like temperatures drew six hundred people of all ages, from Long Island to Albany. Unlike last year, when the snow was up to our knee caps and the frigid weather was a deterrent to hiking out to the Sugar Shack, this year people in shorts and […]

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Harvard Business School Club of New York at The Ashokan Center

Last Wednesday we enjoyed a visit from the Harvard Business School Club of New York.  Jessica Ziegler and Meg Langan toured our site and learned about the many exciting activities that take place at Ashokan. This visit marked the launch of The Ashokan Center’s strategic plan initiative. We are very grateful for their involvement and […]

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Pewter Shop Preservation

For this years Hoots we have set a fundraising goal of $20,000 to repair our beloved Pewter Shop. By purchasing a Pewter Posse ticket or making an extra generous contribution when you buy your ticket to the Winter Hoot, you are helping to preserve the structural stability of this Ashokan treasure. The Pewter Shop is […]

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Overnight Summer Adventure Camps Coming to Ashokan July 2016!

  Many have asked and now we are excited to announce that this summer The Ashokan Center will be offering three weeks of overnight Adventure Camps for children and teens between the ages of 10 and 16! Pioneer Camp for ages 10-12 will be held from July 24 to July 30th. Explorer Camp for ages […]

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From the Executive Director

Dear Ashokan Family and Friends! On behalf of the Ashokan staff and myself, we wish you all a healthy and prosperous New Year! As 2016 unfolds, we will be making changes to ensure that your experiences here are better than ever. As of February 1st, we are changing our hours to best serve you.  We […]

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Forest Stewardship Plan

Ashokan is embarking on a long-term endeavor to help our forest regenerate and flourish. Step one is address our dead and dying trees that have been infested by several invasive species: the Emerald Ash Borer, the Southern Pine Beetle, and the Hemlock Wooly Adelgid.  Every year at this time, we will be working outward from […]

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Meet “Hope” and “She Who Passes Along Prayers”

  Meet “Hope” and “She Who Passes Along Prayers” A Leyland Cyprus, Cupressus leylandii, this young tree was celebrated last weekend by The Naraya, Dance For All People as a living prayer for “the good things of life to grow, never ending and everlasting from generation to generation.” Wednesday, December 16, 2015, she was ceremoniously […]

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Forest Stewardship Plan to Launch 2016

^ Bob Mckenzie, New Paltz DEP and Jon Winans, Ashokan Center survey the Ashokan forest. We are excited to announce that we are now working with the Department of Environmental Conservation to develop a Forest Stewardship Plan.  This plan will help us maintain a diverse and productive landscape across our 385 acres of Catskill forest. Our targeted […]

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