Brushwood Aerial View
The Roundhouse
Hot Tub
Spirit Shrine


Registration and Fee Information

Registration Desk hours vary during the summer. In May the desk closes around 5 p.m. In June it stays open a bit longer. By July the desk is opened from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 9:00 p.m. During the festival weeks of Sirius Rising and Brushwood SanKofa Fest, the desk is opened almost all the time, seven days a week. In August, the desk is closing at approximately 10:00 p.m. and as September approaches, the registration desk will close closer to 7:00 p.m.

Please have a photo ID ready at registration. The first time you register for the year, you will be asked to fill out a registration card which we will keep on file. The registration card is good for one year. We will verify your registration each time you return but you only fill out the card once for the year.

On most days you can register quickly at the desk upon arrival but if you would like to register in advance, you can snail mail your registration information to us. Our address is 8881 Baily Hill Rd. Sherman NY 14781. Include the names and addresses of everyone arriveing with you, The dates you plan to arrive and depart, phone number(s), and/or email address along with a check or money order in the correct amount.

Camping Fees

General Admission
(inc. overnight camping)
$10/person per night
RVs $15/one time
Electricity (basic) $10/day
Electricity (RVs) $15/day
(bring your own bedding)
Community Trailer
(bring your own bedding)
$15/person per night
Event Fees Based on event.
See schedule for details

Children at Brushwood

Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Legal guardians must be at least 21 and show proof of guardianship. Proof of guardianship is a notarized letter identifying the child and guardian for a specific length of time at Brushwood Folklore Center LLC. The guardianship letter must also specify that the guardian may make medical decisions for the child.

Brushwood does not provide childcare nor babysitting services. There is a play area where you may supervise your own child as he/she plays. Children under the age of 12 must be supervised by a parent or guardian

New York State Health Department regulations require that no one under the age of 15 be allowed in the hot tub. Children under 3 are not allowed in the pool. All children in the poolhouse must be supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.


For the comfort and safety of everyone, we don’t allow dogs at Brushwood. Please call before your visit for information about kennels in the area where you can board your pet during your stay at Brushwood.