Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I have to be a Reiki practitioner / trained in Reiki to attend?

    No, everyone is welcome to attend and experience this amazing weekend! In fact come early and attend the Holy Fire Level I and II Reiki class with Tracey Sullivan, ICRT licensed teacher - Thursday 4/28 - Friday 4/29. The link to her website for registration is:

  • Is there an age requirement to attend the Retreat or stay at Silver Bay?

    No there is no age limit to attend the retreat; however, anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult who is responsible for them. Silver Bay will have a number of activities for anyone not attending the retreat. Please check with Silver Bay for details.

  • What is a "pre-retreat" class or workshop?

    They are optional classes/workshops offered by our presenters in the days leading up to the actual retreat. These in-person classes/workshops are not included in the retreat registration and require an additional registration and fee. Also, remember to book additional nights with Silver Bay for these classes, which are scheduled before the retreat. Learn More

  • What is the Covid-19 policy?

  • Is Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, there is wireless internet access across most of the campus.

  • Are CEU's offered?

    No CEU’s are not available for either the retreat or the classes.

  • Can I register for part of the Retreat?

    No. You can only register for the full Retreat.

  • How do I register?

    Retreat registration is done on this site at: you want to take a pre-retreat class, you must register directly with the teacher. Find the link on this website under Registration.Remember you need to register for accommodations with Silver Bay directly for room and board, 1-(518)-543-8415 or

  • When will I receive my agenda?

    We will send out a preliminary agenda once you register and the final agenda as soon as we have it ready. Watch your emails! You can always check this site for the most current preliminary schedule of events.

  • What is the refund policy?

    Registration fees are non refundable, however an in-person registration fee may be converted into a virtual registration if done by April 15, 2022.

  • Is there a sign-up for vendors?

    There are vendor/exhibitor opportunities for interested
    retreat participants

  • Can I extend my stay?

    Yes, you can contact Silver Bay directly to extend your stay either before or after the retreat. Phone 1-(518)-543-8415 or

  • Can I stay off property?

    Yes, attendees can stay off site. Registration for day passes are available for $36/day by calling Silver Bay at 1-(888)-758-7229 or1-(518)-543-8833. Day passes include lunch and must be purchased by April 15, 2022.

  • Will there be alcohol?

    No, our retreat is alcohol-free.

  • Can Silver Bay accommodate my special dietary needs?

    Yes, please complete this special diet request form and send all completed forms to gro.yabrevlis%40ecivresdoof no later than 2 weeks before arrival.

  • Does Silver Bay serve meat?

    Yes, and Silver Bay also provides gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan and fish options. You will need to complete the diet form to ensure the meals you require. See the previous FAQ.

  • What is the meal schedule?

    BREAKFAST: Served 8:00 am - 9:00 am(Coffee & pastries 7:30 am - 8:00 am)LUNCH: Served 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDINNER: Served 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

  • Can I smoke?

    Smoking tobacco is only permitted in the designated smoking area (near the flagpole).

  • What are the check in and check out times at Silver Bay?

    Check In time at Silver Bay is 4:00 pm and Check Out time is 12:00 noon.Please note: Dinner is your first meal upon check-in and is from 5:30 pm -6:30 pm. If you plan to arrive later than 6:15 pm please eat beforehand.You can purchase light snacks and drinks from the vending machines on the first floor of the inn and guest laundry room.

  • What are the driving directions to Silver Bay from I- 87?

    Take exit 24 for Bolton Landing-Riverbank Road - 0.2 miTurn right onto Bolton Landing-Riverbank Road - 4.7 miTurn left onto NY-9N N - 12.7 miSlight right onto Silver Bay RoadSilver Bay YMCA will be on the left

  • How can I get to Silver Bay?

    BY BUS: Buses from major cities stop south of Silver Bay in Lake George Village and Glens Falls, New York.BY AIR: Albany, NY and Burlington, VT airports are served by both commuter and major airlines, with connections from anywhere in the nation.BY TRAIN: Two Amtrak trains per day stop in Ticonderoga (20 minutes north of Silver Bay) year-round. One departing from Penn Station in NYC and one arriving at Penn Station in NYC. All trains stop at the Albany/Rensselaer station to travel north to Ticonderoga.

  • How do I find more information about Silver Bay?

    For up-to-date information about Silver Bay such as parking, laundry, gift shop etc, go to the Silver Bay website at:

  • How will the weather be at Silver Bay in late April?

    The average temperature ranges from a cool 50°F to an enjoyable 65°F, with a chance of spring showers.

  • How do I access the live virtual event?

    Refer to the Virtual Registration NERR email containing a ZOOM link for the live online event.

  • How do I access the on-demand recordings of the event?

    Refer to the NERR email containing a link for the on-demand recordings.