Gell Writers Retreat

Gell: A Finger Lakes Creative Retreat is a unique and scenic rental space with three facilities — the Gell House, the Gleason Lodge, and the Thoreau Cabin. During the summer months very sturdy canvas tents are set up for guests to enjoy.

One-Day Intensives at Gell
Sat 28
Oct 05

Poetry As Survival

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Oct 26

Writing from Family Photographs

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Nov 09

Convergence: Nature, Writing, and Healing

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gell Lodge 
Craig Morgan Teicher’s Poetry Reading. Saturday, April 13th, 2019.

For more information about Gell, and to book your next rental, contact Kathy Pottetti at (585) 473-2590 x105 or email

Recent Stories from Gell

“The Gleason lodge is an attractive place to hold a group meeting. The setting and surroundings are beautiful and inspiring, and the lodge itself supports authentic and deep interpersonal work. I recommend it without reservation.”

~ Dr. Mick Krasner – Mindful Practice Programs – URMC, April 27th, 2019