March 6, 2020

Great Escape on the Lake 2021

YOU CHOOSE YOUR AMENTIES.  Daily entry to PLAY BOARD GAMES is FREE!

join us for a day...
or stay for the week!

Great Escape
on the Lake
2021

Great Escape on the Lake is a unique
Board Game Convention
and Geek Adventure Camp

A unique convention located in the very heart of the Finger Lakes
on Lamoka Lake in Upstate NY. 
Just 15 minutes from Watkins Glen and Hammondsport, and central to many wineries and lakes; such as Seneca, Waneta, and Kueka!

SCHEDULE

Dan Hundycz, board game designer and owner of DPH Games, is our leader for the board games component of the convention.

The dining hall will be open 24 hours a day for casual board games.
See the TableTop Board Game schedule to sign up for daily competitive events. Board game events are NOT all listed on the general schedule.

Join in on games and competitions throughout the day led by Meta Dreams owner, Ed Bond, in the dining hall!

Daily drop-in RPGs are being led by Jim Duffy in Duffy's Dungeon (a wooden enclave all to yourselves in the dining hall!) Schedule ahead on TableTop if you want to ensure your spot!

Planning is underway for other competitions, including 40K, AoS, MTG, and Pokemon, among others being considered...more info to come!
FEEL FREE TO ADD AN EXTRA NIGHT OF CAMPING, and enjoy breakfast on Mon, Aug. 23rd before leaving!

We will continue to update this site as details materialize...

Wed, Aug. 18th

*Optional Medieval Themed Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner available on site (please pre-register).
Daily Board Games & Competitions (see TableTop)
AM Seminars & Break-out sessions.
GOLD PANNING Demonstrations DAILY with real dirt from a gold mine!
1:00pm - Meta Dreams Game Demos
2:00pm - Announcements at the bell
2:30pm - Daily LARP / Boffer Competition
3:00-5:00pm - Duffy's Dungeon (drop-ins welcome in open chairs, pre-made characters available)
8:30pm - Daily Group Raid (against NPC Mob)
9:00pm (Dark) - Lighting of the bonfire!


Thur, Aug. 19th

*Optional Medieval Themed Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner available on site (please pre-register).
Daily Board Games & Competitions (see TableTop)
AM Seminars & Break-out sessions.
GOLD PANNING Demonstrations DAILY with real dirt from a gold mine!
2:00pm - Announcements at the bell
2:30pm - Daily LARP / Boffer Competition
3:00-5:00pm - Duffy's Dungeon (drop-ins welcome in open chairs, pre-made characters available)
8:30pm - Daily Group Raid (against NPC Mob)
9:00pm (Dark) - Lighting of the bonfire!

Fri, Aug. 20th

*Optional Medieval Themed Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner available on site (please pre-register).
Daily Board Games & Competitions (see TableTop)
AM Seminars & Break-out sessions.
Pottery Making & Gold Panning Demonstrations throughout day
2:00pm - Announcements at the bell
2:30pm - Daily LARP / Boffer Competition
3:00-5:00pm - Duffy's Dungeon (drop-ins welcome in open chairs, pre-made characters available)
8:30pm - Daily Group Raid (against NPC Mob)
9:00pm (Dark) - Lighting of the bonfire!

Sat, Aug. 21st

*Optional Medieval Themed Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner available on site (please pre-register).

Daily Board Games & Competitions (see TableTop)
AM Seminars & Break-out sessions.
Pottery Making & Gold Panning Demonstrations throughout day
2:00pm - Announcements at the bell
2:30pm - Daily LARP / Boffer Competition
3:00-5:00pm - Duffy's Dungeon (drop-ins welcome in open chairs, pre-made characters available)
6:00pm - Medieval Feast
8:30pm - Daily Group Raid (against NPC Mob)
9:00pm (Dark) - Lighting of the bonfire!

Sun, Aug. 22nd

*Optional Medieval Themed Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner available on site (please pre-register).
Daily Board Games & Competitions (see TableTop)
AM Seminars & Break-out sessions.
Pottery Making & Gold Panning Demonstrations throughout day
2:00pm - Announcements at the bell
2:30pm - Daily LARP / Boffer Competition
3:00-5:00pm - Duffy's Dungeon (drop-ins welcome in open chairs, pre-made characters available)
9:00pm (Dark) - Lighting of the bonfire!


Mon, Aug. 23rd

*Optional Medieval Themed Breakfast available on site (please pre-register).
Add an extra day of lodging and stay until Monday morning. Please feel free to enjoy the camp before leaving.

AMENITIES OVERVIEW


DAILY ENTRY & TO PLAY BOARD GAMES - FREE

*Individual Registration REQUIRED for planning. This ticket is FREE, and grants daily entry to the grounds and to all board game play (All games have prize support; some games may have an entry fee). This ticket does not grant overnight access, camping, cabins, meals, activities, or other available amenities.


CABIN Bed (hostel-style)/night - $10

We make every effort to ensure that everyone is as comfortable as possible. We assign immersive guild cabins near each together. Individual travelers will be able to choose between all-male, all-female, or adult mixed-gender cabins. Children must be accompanied by and cared for by a guardian (childcare available all week).



CAMPING/night - $20

You will be given a 20' x 20' stretch of ground for your tent, camper, and/or RV to make your own kingdom with (and any guildies that may join you!) Have as many friends join you as can fit - at no extra cost! We place generator campers together, tent campers, etc, to do our best to accommodate everyone.


CABIN/night - $75

Sleeps up to 12! Has electric (and heat if needed).


MEDIEVAL THEMED MEALS - $6+

$6 Breakfast, $10 Lunch, $12 Dinner, $25 Medieval Feast on Sat, Aug. 21st @ 6pm. Must be reserved in advance.


ACTIVITIES BADGE/day - $10

Boating, zip lines, archery tag, climbing wall, canoeing, volleyball, basketball, paintball, archery, tetherball, foosball, fishing…family games of all types…and so so much more non-geek stuff too!

LIVE ACTION QUESTING & LARP BADGE - Entire Event - $50

“LIVE” ADVENTURE QUESTING BADGE - Grants 1 person badge access to a welcome kit, entered into our system to track leveling up, and getting new quest items as your character grows more skilled and powerful every year! Join us in creating our own MEDIEVAL WORLD! Your fantasy adventure continues year-over-year with the same or different characters! We are creating an immersive world together -- the immersion you bring to your campsite and/or cabin, along with the camps beautifully wooded lakeside setting will really set the tone as the fires light up at night!


"LIVE" ADVENTURE QUESTING BADGE $50!

The following amenities are included with this package:

  • Live Adventure Questing Badge.
  • Welcome Kit (including Convention Program)
  • 5 Copper
  • 5 initial quests – granting 1 copper reward each
  • Please build a level 1 character (see links below)
  • You will be able to purchase LARP Weapons on site!

VIP FOOD & LODGING BADGE ONLY $190!

GUILD CABINS have electric (and heat if the evenings are chilly)!

The following amenities are included with this package:

  • Live Adventure Questing Badge (NOT included)
  • Activities Badge (NOT included)
  • 5 days of 3 “Themed Meals” Daily
  • 4 Nights Cabin Lodging (or camping if preferred.
  • Entrance to the Medieval Feast on Sat, Aug. 21st @ 6pm!  Cosplay Required.
  • EXCLUSIVE Manufacturer/Vendor swag.
  • AND a LIMITED EDITION artwork print specifically commissioned to commemorate GEOTL’s first year…

TABLETOP GAMER BADGE, ACTIVITIES, FOOD, & LODGING INCLUSIVE EVENT BADGE $240!

GUILD CABINS have electric (and heat if the evenings are chilly)!

The following amenities are included with this package:

  • Live Adventure Questing Badge (NOT included)
  • Activities Badge INCLUDED (Entire Event)
  • 5 days of 3 “Themed Meals” Daily
  • 4 Nights Cabin Lodging (or camping if preferred.
  • Entrance to the Medieval Feast on Sat, Aug. 21st @ 6pm!  Cosplay Required.
  • EXCLUSIVE Manufacturer/Vendor swag.
  • AND a LIMITED EDITION artwork print specifically commissioned to commemorate GEOTL’s first year…

LADY & LORD "LIVE" ADVENTURE ALL-INCLUSIVE QUESTING PACKAGE $290!

GUILD CABINS have electric (and heat if the evenings are chilly)!

The following amenities are included with this package:

  • Live Adventure Questing Badge (Entire Event)
  • Activities Badge INCLUDED (Entire Event)
  • 5 days of 3 “Themed Meals” Daily
  • 4 Nights Cabin Lodging (or camping if preferred)
  • Complimentary in-game coin starter pouch w/5 copper in it.
  • 5 initial quests – granting 1 copper reward each
  • Please build a level 1 character.
  • You will be able to purchase LARP Weapons on site!
  • Role/Title in Quest Story-line
  • ANNOUNCED Grand Entrance to the Medieval Feast on Sat, Aug. 21st @ 6pm!  Cosplay Required.
  • Personalized Questline
  • EXCLUSIVE Manufacturer/Vendor swag for Quest Participants.
  • AND a LIMITED EDITION artwork print specifically commissioned to commemorate GEOTL’s first year…

Exhibitors / Vendors / Artists / Sponsors

Exhibitors, vendors, and artists will be provided an outdoor 12' x 12' space. Your logo will be shown below if desired. Additional marketing opportunities in the convention program are available.

$25 application fee + a donation of your choosing based on how well your sales do!

FREE Club & Guild Promotion with 12+ people camping and/or cabin reservations - Get your community clubs involved!

Great Escape on the Lake

"The Most Adventurous Experience Ever"

Great Escape on the Lake 2021-22
3648 Lamoka Lake Rd, Bradford, NY 14815

Contact: GEA@GreatEscapeAdventures.net