Charter Bus Service

The roundtrip cost of the bus will be $90; one way is $65. This fee will be added to your registration deposit when you register. The deadlines for seats on the charter bus are the same deadlines we have for regular registration. When you go to our online registration page, there is a place for you to reserve a spot on the bus.

Week 1 – The first charter bus will leave from 10th Ave (Manhattan), between 31st & 33rd St. at 10:00 AM on Saturday, May 13. The second bus will leave from Rutgers New Brunswick at 9:00 AM and make a second pick-up at Rutgers Newark. The return buses will leave Saranac Village at 3:00 PM on Thursday, May 18, and they should arrive back between 9:00 & 10:00 PM.

Week 2 – The charter bus will leave from 10th Ave (Manhattan), between 31st & 33rd St. at 10:00 AM on Saturday, May 20. It will leave Saranac Village at 3:00 PM on Thursday, May 25. The bus should arrive back at 10th Ave between 9:00 & 10:00 PM.

Week 3 – The charter bus will leave from 10th Ave (Manhattan), between 31st & 33rd St. at 10:00 AM on Friday, May 26. It will leave Saranac Village at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, May 31. The bus should arrive back at 10th Ave between 9:00 & 10:00 PM.

NOTE: If you register for the bus on or before Sunday (05.05.17), we will guarantee transportation at the $90 price. If you register for the bus after Sunday, transportation is not guaranteed, nor is the price, but space may potentially still be available. Also, please consider bringing a small tip for the bus driver, both on the trip up and back.

Other Bus and Train Transportation

Metro North
Website: www.mnr.org
Phone: (212) 532-4900

Amtrak
Website: www.amtrak.com
Phone: (800) 872-7245

Trailways
Website: www.greyhound.com
Phone: (800) 225-6815

Basileia Office at Saranac Village
Phone: (518) 891-7412

Driving Directions

Directions from Syracuse
Take Interstate 81 north to Watertown (about 1 hour).
At Watertown take exit 45 to Highway 3 East.
Follow Highway 3 to the Village of Tupper Lake (about 1 3/4 hour).
Continue on Highway 3 east from Tupper Lake; about 4 miles out of town turn left on Highway 30.
The Camp is three miles north on Highway 30 on the right.
There is a large sign (lighted at night) beside the road.

Directions from Albany
Take Interstate 87 north to exit 30 (about 1 3/4 hour).
At exit 30 go left on Highway 9 for two miles to Highway 73.
Go left on Highway 73 toward Lake Placid.
In Lake Placid, turn left on Highway 86 toward Saranac Lake.
In village of Saranac Lake, go west on Highway 3 for about ten miles to the junction with Highway 30.
Go right on Highway 30 north 3 miles.
The camp is on the right. There is a large lighted sign by the road.

Directions from NYC and New Jersey
Take I-287 North to I-87 North (NY State Thruway),
and continue towards Albany
NOTE: Once in the Albany area you must take Exit 24 on I-87 N
and merge onto I-87 N/I-90 E via EXIT 24 towards Albany/Montreal.
Follow ALL signs for I-87 N. Do not continue on I-90 West toward Buffalo.
Once you’re on I-87, follow the directions above from Albany.

Saranac Village Camp Map