Campers hugging on mountain top

We understand that it may be difficult to drop your child(ren) off at Camp for the first time. We encourage first time Treetops parents and families to accompany their child(ren) to Camp on arrival day.

Between 1:00 – 3:00 pm on arrival day, families will have the opportunity to meet counselors, visit their child’s tent or cabin, meet nurses and medical staff to discuss health concerns or medications, and tour the camp property.

Getting Here

Camp Treetops is located in Lake Placid, NY, and is easily reached by car, plane, and bus.

By Car

If traveling by car, please plan on arriving at Camp between 1:00-3:00 pm.

For driving directions, please click here >>

By Air

A Camp Treetops staff member will meet your child at the Albany International Airport in one of our camp vehicles.

Please note:

  • We will provide you with the name, address, and cell phone number of the staff member meeting your child.
  • The fee for transportation from Albany Airport to Camp is $100/child one-way.
  • We will email you when your child arrives at Camp to let you know they have arrived safely.

By Chartered Bus

Camp Treetops offers a chartered bus for the opening day and the closing day of the seven-week session (not available for the closing day of the four-week session).

Please note:

  • Bus departs from 7 East 96th Street, New York, New York. Driving directions here >>
  • Bus departs promptly at 9:30 am on the opening day of Camp.
  • Children should come with a bag lunch.
  • Two Camp Treetops staff members will chaperone each bus. They will formally check each child onto the bus, collect medications and outstanding paperwork, and ensure that all campers have a safe, enjoyable trip to Camp.
  • The fee for the chartered bus to Camp is $135/child one-way.
  • We will contact you via email when your child arrives at Camp Treetops to let you know they have arrived safely.

* Extra fees apply to transportation needed for children who are arriving at Camp on a different day. Please contact the Camp office to make arrangements.

* In the event of any travel changes on arrival day, parents will be called and notified individually.

Going Home

We will send detailed information about departure day during the summer. On the travel form, you will be asked to indicate who will pick your child up at Camp or meet your child from the bus in New York City. If your plans change, we will need written verification of any changes.

By Car

If traveling by car, please plan on arriving at Camp between 9:30 am – 11:30am.

For driving directions, please click here >>

Please note:

  • Please do not arrive before 9:30 am.
  • We are unable to provide lunch for guests on closing day.

By Air

A Camp Treetops staff member will transport your child to the Albany International Airport.

Please note:

  • The staff member will ensure your child is checked-in.
  • The staff member will ensure your child boards the plane safely.
  • The fee for transportation to Albany Airport from Camp is $100/child one-way.
  • The Camp office will notify families if there are delays.

By Chartered Bus

Camp Treetops offers a chartered bus to New York City for the closing day of the seven-week session. Please note that this option is not available for the closing day of the four-week session. However, we will provide transportation to the Albany Airport in one of our camp vans for four-week campers. Parents of four-week campers may choose to either meet their children at the Albany Airport or pick them up at Treetops.

We will need detailed information about who will be meeting your child at the bus in New York City prior to closing day. If your plans change, we will need written verification of any changes.

Please note:

  • Bus departs from Camp and arrives at 7 East 96th Street in Manhattan. Driving directions here >>
  • The bus should arrive at 7 East 96th Street at 2:30 pm (barring delays).
  • When the bus arrives in New York City, all luggage will be stacked at the curbside. Please be sure to collect all of your child’s luggage (including hand luggage and duffels).
  • Staff will remain at the drop-off point until all children have been picked up.
  • The fee for the chartered bus from Camp is $135/child one-way.
  • The Camp office will notify families if the bus is delayed.

Lodging Information

For those dropping their children off/picking their children up from Camp or visiting during our designated Visitors’ Weekend, there are many inns and hotels in and around Lake Placid and Camp. Visit the Lake Placid Adirondacks site for travel and lodging information.