Camp Chautauqua, located in Stow, N.Y., offers various outdoor activities and events. The camp offers long holiday weekends, swimming pool, lake and other recreational activities, such as hunting, fishing, boating, canoeing, sailing, water-skiing, hiking, and golf. It also offers cross-country skiing and alpine skiing at nearby resorts in winters. The Chautauqua Institution near Camp Chautauqua offers operas and concerts by leading entertainers. The cultural center features renowned speakers and nine-weeks of special programs. The programs hosted at the camp include Halloween party, wine and cheese party, gospel night, family day, and festival of lights. It also organizes painting, crafts, and basketball and volleyball games, races, and other activities.