About Groups

Silver Bay’s beautiful setting and variety of accommodations make it the perfect place for conferences, family reunions, spiritual retreats, wellness gatherings, environmental conferences and youth retreats.

Our staff will work with you every step of the way to create a program that meets your group’s goals and objectives!
Call our Conference Services Team at 518.543.8417 for more details.

Corporate Events

Since 1902 Silver Bay has offered a comprehensive approach to conferencing by providing a variety of accommodations, unique meeting spaces, and an array of programs to enrich the conference experience. Let us help make your next conference or retreat an experience all attendees will remember! Learn more

Family Reunions

Silver Bay is the ideal place to bring families of all sizes together in a beautiful, natural setting, for time to reconnect. Try new things as a family in a safe and wholesome environment.  Learn more

Faith Based Groups

We are committed to helping people grow spiritually. No matter what your denomination or spiritual path is, you are welcome here. Enjoy our historic stone Chapel or outdoor labyrinth as you remove yourself from your busy day-to-day life… Become still and deepen your faith at Silver Bay.  Learn more

Youth Retreats

We offer programs & activities specifically designed for youth development such as: Low Ropes Course, Group Challenges, Wilderness Initiative Course, Character Development/Self Awareness, Leadership Workshops and so much more. Learn more

Think Silver Bay for your next:

Family Reunions • Corporate and Non-profit Conferences • Wellness Retreats • Workshops and Training Seminars • Environmental Conferences • Spiritual Retreats • Youth Retreats • and much more!

Large Group Options

Rates for specific buildings are available upon request.

Conference Services

At Silver Bay, we offer a comprehensive approach to conferencing, providing a variety of accommodations, unique meeting spaces, and an array of programs to enrich the conference experience as well as activities that build a healthy spirit, mind, & body.

Whether you have a set agenda or need Silver Bay’s assistance to plan one, we can provide the canvas for your conference or retreat with professionalism and genuine hospitality. Make your conference or retreat an experience to remember. 


High-Speed WiFi

Enjoy complimentary WiFi across our campus. 


Meeting Room Setup Included

No additional fees for standard meeting set-ups or standard audio/visual needs.


Catering Available

Catered special functions and beer & wine receptions are available, please click here for our alcohol policy.


Meals & Activities

Meals & access to campus programs and activities included in your room rate.


Day-Use & Overnight Stays

Day use functions welcome – no overnight stay required.


Youth Groups Are Welcome

Winter, spring and fall, Silver Bay is the ideal location for Youth Retreats.

Make your group experience one to remember. Arrange a tour today!

Call our Sales & Conference Services office at 518.543.8417.

Silver Bay has a variety of MEETING SPACES to accommodate a wide range of groups, conferences, retreats, or reunions.
Enjoy the intimate setting of Liz Gray Pavilion, the theatre-like setting of the Auditorium, or anything in between.

The William Boyd Center

The William Boyd Center features Silver Bay’s newest conference and meeting spaces.  

Charles A. Herschleb Boardroom (Ground Floor)  Lecture Style: 50
Luther D. Wishard Conference Room (Second Floor) As one room: Lecture Style: 300
Conference Room A: Lecture Style: 130
Conference Room B: Lecture Style: 130

The Auditorium

Listed on the National Historic Registry, the Auditorium can hold up to 700 people and is furnished with a stage, curtains, lighting and a sound system.

Lecture-style Seating: 700


Bayview Lounge (McFeely)

Located on the ground floor of Bayview, McFeely Lounge provides a convenient meeting space for those staying in Bayview Lodge. The lounge is equipped with a built-in screen, DVD player, LCD projector and wireless internet.

Lecture-style Seating: 80

The Boathouse

The Silver Bay Boathouse is one of the last great boathouses on Lake George and is an excellent example of early Adirondack architecture. The Boathouse has a fireplace and the interior has been enhanced to make it an ideal location for special functions such as dinners and wine receptions.

Lecture-style Seating: 75

Helen Hughes Chapel

The Chapel, built in 1923 out of gneiss granite with a number of stained glass windows, can seat 200 people, is equipped with a sound system, organ, and piano.

 Lecture-style Seating: 200

Field Memorial

Field Memorial is a classroom-style building that can be opened into one single room or divided into three separate breakout rooms.

Field Main Room: Lecture-Style Seating: 40                                              

Liz Gray Pavilion

Liz Gray Pavilion provides an intimate lakeside location for meetings or breakout groups. It comfortably seats 30 people and has a fireplace.

Lecture-style Seating: 30

Fisher Gymnasium

The gym, built in 1917, houses the largest fireplace on campus. In addition to having two gyms, a central lounge, a fitness center, and a dance studio, there is also a 24-foot climbing wall.

West Gym Square Feet: Lecture-style Seating: 150                                      

Dance Studio: Lecture-style Seating: 30                                                              

East Gym: Lecture-style Seating: 150

Morse Hall

Morse Hall, built in 1905, was originally a library and museum. Today it is a great conference hall. Morse Hall is equipped with a built-in screen, sound system, and LCD projector. Morse easily seats 150 people.

Lecture-style Seating: 150

Munn Hall

Munn Hall, located next to Field Memorial, is a classroom-style space that can be opened into one single room or divided into three separate breakout rooms.

Munn Main Room: Lecture-style Seating: 40

Gullen Lounge

Located in the Inn, Gullen Lounge is a beautiful, unique room perfect for meetings, banquets, or other gatherings.

Lecture-style Seating: 100

Paine Hall Rotunda

This beautiful Victorian was built in 1895. The rotunda is completely surrounded by windows with great lakeside and wooded views, and can comfortably seat about 50 people.

Lecture-style Seating: 50

See Memorial

See Memorial is a classroom style building that can be opened into a single room or divided into three breakout rooms.

See Main Room: Lecture-style Seating: 50

Spengler Hall

Available spring, fall, and winter, Spengler is perfect for youth groups, with a meeting space on the ground floor.

Lecture-style Seating: 60 

Sproul Pavilion

Sproul provides panoramic views of the lake and an intimate meeting space for 30 people.

Lecture-style Seating: 30 

Watson Arts Center

Watson is equipped with an LCD projector, built-in screen, sound system, and wireless internet. Watson also has a large fireplace.

Lecture-style Seating: 75