The Berkshire Soccer Academy is located at our private athletic facility in the quaint New England town of East Otis, Massachusetts.
Camper & Staff Transportation
The Academy is located 10 miles north of the Connecticut/Massachusetts border, about 2 hours by car from Boston and 2.5 hours from New York City. Parents enjoy accompanying their girls through Camper Orientation on arrival day, as well as attending our Departure Day. See below for driving directions.
We provide ground transportation for campers and staff flying through Bradley International Airport (BDL) in Windsor Locks, Connecticut.
COVID Impacts On Air Travel To The Academy: If Covid remains prevalent in summer 2021, campers traveling to the Academy by air will have to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The parent or guardian will remain with the camper until she receives a negative Covid test result. A camper receiving a positive test result will not be permitted at the Academy. Campers will be permitted to travel home unaccompanied.
Location & Map
The Academy is located at:
620 Reservoir Road
East Otis, Massachusetts 01029
FROM ALBANY (approximately 62 miles; 1 hour 20 minutes)
Take I-90 East toward Taconic Parkway/Boston. Take exit 2 for US 20 East. Turn Left at US 20 East (Housatonic St.). Follow for 6.9 miles and turn Right onto MA-8 South. Follow for 5.6 miles and turn Left onto MA-23 East. Follow for 3.1 miles and turn Right onto West Shore Road. Continue onto Pine Road and then onto Reservoir Road. Take second camp entrance on Left and proceed to center of camp.
FROM BOSTON (approximately 115 miles; 2 hours 13 minutes)
Take I-90 West to Exit 3 toward US 202/MA-10 (Westfield/Northampton). Turn Right on MA-10 South/US 202 South/Southampton Road for 1.5 miles. Turn Right onto Franklin Street. Continue onto US 20 West/Russell Road for 4.9 miles. Turn Left onto MA-23 W/Blandford Road for 11.8 miles. Turn Left onto West Shore Road. Continue on to Pine Road. Continue on to Reservoir Road. Take second camp entrance on Left and proceed to the center of camp.
FROM HARTFORD (approximately 55 miles; 1 hour 10 minutes)
Take I-91 North to exit 3 to merge onto US-5 (toward West Springfield). Take the exit for US 20 West toward Springfield/West Springfield. At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto Park Street. Turn Right onto Elm Street. Then take slight Left onto US-20 W (Westfield Street). Follow US 20 W for 7 miles. Slight Right onto Main Street, then slight Right onto North Elm Street. Turn left at Franklin Street. Continue onto US-20 W (Russell Road) for 5 miles. Turn Left onto MA-23 West (Blandford Road) for 11.8 miles. Take a Left onto West Shore Road. Continue onto Pine Road and then onto Reservoir Road. Take second camp entrance on Left and proceed to the center of camp.
FROM NEW JERSEY (approximately 130 miles; 2 hours 20 minutes)
Garden State Parkway North to 87/287 East. Go over the Tappan Zee Bridge to I-684 North; or take George Washington Bridge to Henry Hudson Parkway North to Cross County East to Hutchinson River Parkway North to 684 North. From I-684 North follow directions below FROM WESTCHESTER.
FROM NEW YORK CITY (approximately 130 miles; 2 hours 30 minutes)
Take 87 (Deegan Expressway) North to 287 East; or 95 North to 287 West or Hutchinson River Parkway North to I-684 North. From I-684 North follow directions below FROM WESTCHESTER.
FROM WESTCHESTER (approximately 110 miles; 1 hour 50 minutes)
Take I-684 North to I-84 East towards Danbury. At Waterbury take Exit 20 on the Left to CT-8 North toward Torrington for 28 miles. The highway ends and brings you to a traffic light. Turn Right onto South Main Street (still Route 8). Turn Right onto Park Place (still Route 8). Continue straight on CT-8 North for 16 miles. Route CT-8 becomes MA-8 when you enter Massachusetts. Turn Right onto Reservoir Road. Travel 1.5 miles. Turn Right into the first camp entrance. Proceed to the center of camp.
Airports in the Area
BDL – Bradley International Airport (approximately 36.2 miles; 1 hour)
11 Schoephoester Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096
ALB – Albany International Airport (approximately 70 miles; 1 hour 26 minutes)
737 Albany-Shaker Road
Albany, NY 12211
HPN – Westchester County Airport (approximately 108 miles, 1 hour 56 minutes)
3 Cooney Hill Road
Armonk, NY 10504
BOS – Logan International Airport (approximately 117 miles; 2 hours 13 minutes)
1 Harborside Drive
Boston, MA 02128
LGA – LaGuardia Airport (approximately 136 miles; 2 hours 30 minutes)
100-15 Ditmars Boulevard
New York, NY 11369
JFK – John F. Kennedy International Airport (approximately 143 miles; 2 hours 38 minutes)
JFK Access Road
New York, NY 10010-3672