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Campers' Group is a club that organizes camping, cabin, hiking and ski trips, mostly in NJ, NY, PA and CT, and within a three-hour drive of the NYC metro area. We welcome singles, couples and families, experienced campers and newbies, to camp and hike with us.

You can also join us on meetup.com or like us on Facebook.

Here are some of our upcoming events:


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Saturday, December 7, Holiday Party!, Washington Irving Boat Club, Tarrytown NY
Let's celebrate the holidays with food, drinks, stories of camping from the past and skiing/snowshoeing trips to come... Join us for a catered party overlooking the Hudson River at the Washington Irving Boat Club at 7:00pm. We'll be in the Riverfront Bar at the Boat Club. Neighboring restaurant Sunset Cove is providing Italian food. It will be buffet style, and most likely chicken, shrimp, pasta, a vegetarian dish, salad and something non-gluten. Bar is cash only. Bring a grab bag gift of about $10-$15, either something festive, camping-related, or a gag, your choice! Your RSVP pays for the dinner. There is frequent train service between NYC and Tarrytown. A 6:14pm train from Grand Central will get you to the party on time. View the schedule here. It's only a 10 minute walk from the train station to the Boat Club.
To RSVP, send a check for $21 made out to Campers' Group, to: Campers' Group, 48 S. High Street Mt. Vernon, NY 10550. Once the organizer or a trip leader is notified of receipt of your check, you will be added to the RSVP list. For immediate inclusion, pay $21.95 via PayPal on the meetup.com page for this trip.
 
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December 30-January 2, House Rental, Pocono NYE House, Honesdale PA
Ring in the New Year with Campers' Group! We have rented a beautiful 5000 sq-ft, 5 bedroom, 4-1/2 bath log home for 3 days, and not far from hiking, skiing and other activities. Every room has a unique style, with natural woodwork and scents that help to make this home very warm and cozy. Nestled on 10 acres of PA forest, it is 5 min. to historical Honesdale, known for the Stourbridge Train rides, 5 mins to the Himalayan Institute, a leader in the field of yoga, meditation, spirituality, and holistic health, and 15 min to Lake Wallenpaupack. Ski areas are Montage mountain, Elk Mountain, Camel Back and Big Boulder. Hiking is in nearby Prompton State Park.
Our stay includes complimentary coffee and snacks. The beds are made with fresh sheets and blankets, pillows, fresh towels in every bathroom, toiletries, soap, shampoo and toothpaste are included. Wi-Fi is provided. The house also includes a fireplace, pool table, barbecue grill area, and a hot tub!
Photos and info from the listing: https://t.vrbo.io/9W8FHG7uv1
There are 5 separate bedrooms with refrigerators and coffee makers, two with an en-suite. One is a large bedroom with its own personal deck and en suite overlooking the pool. 2 other bedrooms have a coffee maker, refrigerator and bistro tables, which share a bath. There are 4-1/2 baths throughout the home. *** Beds and rooms will be assigned by a host according to what works best for the group. 4 bedrooms WILL NOT be private, sharing may be necessary! ***
10 acres of forest are below the house property. There are walking trails throughout these woods. Parking is limited. Carpooling is recommended. Sorry, no children on this trip, adults only.
We plan to have a potluck dinner, but will discuss in the comments and decide which day (most likely New Year's Eve). Please state what you would like to bring when you RSVP. We will also discuss as the trip gets closer.
RSVP price is per person. Please understand BEFORE RSVPing that a particular bed or bedroom will not be guaranteed unless assigned by a host. PLEASE answer the questions asked of you when RSVPing, including if you will be a couple, or a single willing to share a queen or king bed with another person of the same sex.
Check-in is 4pm Monday 12/30, check-out is 11am Thursday 1/2. Start and end times above reflect only the hours we are allowed to occupy the house. When you RSVP, you are paying for 3 nights; this cannot be changed! The payment of $215 is for one person, which will only cover the cost for lodging. During the weekend, we may also split the cost of food, liquor, firewood, etc. You may also send a check for $205, made out to Campers' Group, to: Campers' Group, 48 S. High Street Mt. Vernon, NY 10550. Once the organizer or a trip leader is notified of receipt of your check, you will be added to the RSVP list.
After we receive your RSVP, a host will contact you to provide the house address, and other information if needed.
To reserve a spot, send a check for $205 made out to Campers' Group, to: Campers' Group, 48 S. High Street Mt. Vernon, NY 10550. Once the event host or group organizer is notified of receipt of your check, you will be added to the wait list, when/if RSVPs are open, you will be added to the "going" list. For immediate inclusion, pay $215 via PayPal on the meetup.com page for this trip.


 
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January 17-20, Vermont Skiing/Snowshoeing, Green Mountain House Hostel, Manchester Center VT
Join us in the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont for this long holiday weekend! There will be downhill skiing at Bromley Mountain, cross-country skiing at Viking Nordic Center, snowshoeing, hiking, pot luck dinners, and much much more!
We'll be staying at the Green Mountain House Hostel in Manchester, Vermont, just 5 miles west of the Appalachian Trail and Long Trail. We will have the exclusive use of the hostel; it sleeps about 10 people, has comfortable twin beds and bunk beds w/ clean linens, blankets & pillows. Besides a total of eight beds, there is also one couch for sleeping, plus floor space upstairs if anyone wants to bring an air mattress. Towels, soap and shampoo are provided. We will also have the exclusive use of a fully equipped kitchen, with basic breakfast supplies provided for free. Wi-Fi access and a landline phone is available for free long-distance calls.
The parking is limited to about 6-7 cars on site. Carpooling is recommended. The hostel will work out additional parking when we arrive.
To reserve a spot, send a check for $86 made out to Campers' Group, to: Campers' Group, 48 S. High Street Mt. Vernon, NY 10550. Once the organizer or a trip leader is notified of receipt of your check, you will be added to the RSVP list. For immediate inclusion, pay $89 via PayPal on the meetup.com page for this trip.
 
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