Powell House Youth Activities


Powell House is the conference and retreat center of New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends and the hub of youth gatherings across the Yearly Meeting.

To foster the spiritual growth of Friends and others and to strengthen the application of Friends’ testimonies in the world, Powell House offers a lively, year-round Youth Program that emphasizes respect, integrity, and mutual responsibility. Everyone of appropriate age wishing to grow, share, and care in a supportive and healthy community experience is welcome in this community. We thrive on the wide diversity of spiritual traditions that our participants bring. Chances are good that you will feel the Spirit here, have the opportunity to explore this experience with others, and practice Friends’ testimonies of peace, equality, simplicity, integrity, and community.

Age Groups

The Powell House Youth Program invites young people in the following age groups: youth going into . . .

  • 4th & 5th grade
  • 6th to 8th grade
  • High School (9th to 12th grade)

About the PoHo Youth Program

PoHo Youth Activities