Retreats

We host Retreats at Pineywoods almost every weekend mid-August through May. We can accommodate groups with unique needs and of varying sizes–from 7 to 750. People experience God and leave with changed lives. We know it’s nothing we do, but rather what God does. Come see for yourself!

_IMG_6311_1000wSteps to Book a Retreat

  1. EXPLORE:  Check us out!
  2. DECIDE:  Determine the general details for your retreat — preferred date, alternate date, types of lodging needed, number of meals needed, and activities that interest your group.
  3. CHECK AVAILABILITY:  Availability at Pineywoods depends not only on dates and lodging facilities, but also on meeting facilities and your desired activities/services among other factors.  Use the link below to check availability for your group.  Your information and retreat requests are forwarded to the Reservations Secretary to review and process.
  4. RESPONSE:  Expect an initial response from the Reservations Secretary within one business day (excluding camp holidays).
  5. CONTRACT:  Upon determining the required details for your retreat you will receive via email the Reservation Contract and the Request Form.
  6. FINALIZE BOOKING:  Mail the following items to Pineywoods within 5 business days to confirm your reservation:  (1) Deposit.  (2) Initialed and signed 2-page Reservation Contract.  (3) Completed Request Form.

NOTE:  Reservations/Dates/Facilities are not held without a signed Reservation Contract and Deposit.  Payment options are check, cash, or money order.  We do not accept credit card or electronic check payments.

CHECK AVAILABILITY

Pre-Retreat Steps/Details

  1. REMINDER:  Five to seven business days prior to your retreat you will receive via email a retreat Information Sheet.  The Information Sheet is utilized as a final review of the details for your stay.  You are required to return the Information Sheet with your actual numbers (with gender breakdown for dorms).
  2. ACCURATE NUMBERS & SCHEDULE:  Return the completed Information Sheet via email or fax no later than 4 business days prior to your arrival with a copy of your retreat schedule.  We are better equipped to serve you when we have a copy of your schedule.
  3. PAYMENT:  The Guaranteed Minimum Payment is required during your retreat. Pay with check, cash, or money order; we do not accept credit card or electronic check payments.  Submit payment with your completed Invoice Worksheet to your Retreat Coordinator BY NOON ON SATURDAY. You may not deduct the damage deposit amount from your payment.
  4. ON-SITE CONTACT(S):  Prior to your arrival you will receive contact information for Pineywoods Staff on site during your stay.  A courtesy phone is located on the front porch of the Camp Office if you need it to contact camp staff while you are here.  The Camp Office is closed on weekends.
  5. FINAL INVOICE:  Your final invoice will be sent via email after your retreat.  Your remaining balance is due no later than 10 business days after the conclusion of the retreat.

Other Notes

  • In most cases for overnight retreats, one meeting space that will accommodate your group size will be provided at no additional cost.  Fees are applied for additional meeting space or if you desire larger than adequate meeting space.
  • Supporting ownership churches, Christian college groups, and Christian school groups qualify for a discount.  The adjusted rate will be applied to lodging and meals at the time of payment.

We look forward to working with you and serving you!

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