Nestled in the Pocono mountains of
Pennsylvania, just 75 miles north of Philadelphia and 90
miles west of New York City, the Ukrainian Homestead
offers visitors a wide range of activities in a beautiful
country setting. Founded in 1957 by ODWU, the Homestead is
dedicated to the celebration of Ukrainian heritage and
For 50 years, the Homestead has been a
unique gathering place for friends and family. If you want
to just unwind from big city stress, you can pick a soft
grassy spot on the many acres of the Homestead and watch
the clouds go by, or take a refreshing dip in the pool.
Whether you are a sightseer or an avid sports enthusiast,
you'll find something to meet your interests all within a
few miles of the Homestead. You can also participate in
any of our scheduled activities.
year, on the third weekend in August, the Homestead
attracts thousands of visitors to its two-day cultural
folk festival featuring Ukrainian dance ensembles,
singers, musicians, arts and crafts vendors. The festival
also includes an evening of dancing 'till dawn.
Ukrainian youth organizations such as
PLAST, SUM, and other organizations hold weekend outings,
meetings or conferences at the Homestead. Weddings and
special family gatherings are another reason to get
together at the Homestead. From picnics or formal events
to soccer or volleyball tournaments, our country place has
the room and the facilities for small or large groups to
hold whatever events they choose in any
season.....for any reason.