Summer Center of the Noyes School of Rhythm
245 Penfield Hill Road
Portland, CT 06480
(860) 342-0328Get personalized Driving Directions from Google Maps
From the North or East:
Take 91 South to Hartford, and 84 East (left exit); or take 84 South from the Mass. Pike (Sturbridge exit). Take Rt. 2 East (left exit).
Take Rt. 17 South (left exit) toward Portland.
Stay on 17 through junction at 17A and on to intersection with Rt. 66 at light.
Turn left onto Rt. 66 and travel for about 3 miles until you reach a light at the junction of 66 and 151 in the center of Cobalt. Continue with local directions below.
From the South and West:
Take 91 North; or Merritt Parkway to 91, or 84 to 691 to 91.
From here take Rt. 66 into Middletown and continue on 66 across the bridge to Portland.
You will still be on Rt. 66. At the first traffic light near the bridge turn right. Stay on Rt. 66 for 5 miles until you reach a light at the junction of 66 and 151 in the center of Cobalt. Continue with local directions below.
Local Directions from Rt. 66 and 151:
At the junction of Rt. 66 and 151 you are in the very small town of Cobalt (grocery store, gas station, and post office on the corner). Turn left onto Depot Hill Road. Bear left at the first intersection. Bear right at the next fork onto Penfield Hill Road. Drive for apporximately 1 mile. After you pass Noyes Junior Camp you will see a white house with a white picket fence on the right – #245. Drive in the second gate and Welcome!
You may reach the area via bus, train or plane. Amtrak to Meriden, CT is the closest but you may also choose a bus to Hartford or New Britain, a train to New Haven or a flight to Hartford. Transportation between your arrival station and Shepherd’s Nine property is provided by prior arrangement, for a fee, by our staff. Pick-up or drop-off fees* are as follows:
$25.00 Meriden Train
To arrange for pick-up and/or drop-off please make arrangements directly with our driver, Palma Cannata. She can be reached at 860-836-2309. Please give your name, phone#, pick-up point, date and time when you are calling to reserve a ride.
*Note: These are the same fees that will apply should you schedule transportation from a Noyes on-site driver.