Whether you’re planning a spiritual outing, business-training seminar or anything in-between, a women’s retreat is a great way to build intimate connections. A well-executed retreat gives participants a lasting experience – one that they’ll reflect on well into the future. Managing the details may seem stressful, but the key is to stay organized. Carefully choosing…

It is astounding how many directions we are all pulled in these days! Work, school, family, friends, faith, exercise, etc…. The list is potentially endless. So when it comes time to try to fill all the spots for the retreat you are planning, how do you compete? Here are key rules that apply to events…

Many smart retreat planners have figured out that retreat centers operating only part of the year are often their best bet. The shoulder season is vernacular for the three to four weeks before summer camp begins and after it ends. This is usually mid-May to Mid-October, depending on the timing of the first freeze.  …

Guiding a team of employees away from the everyday sights of the office opens the door for something remarkable: A fresh perspective on each other, their managers and their business can spark innovation, boost morale and unify employees with reaffirmed values. If well planned and executed, corporate retreats can be highly insightful and beneficial. To…

Outdoor learning provides students the opportunity to become good stewards of the land. Engaging in outdoor education and other place-based learning has proven outcomes in increased test scores in reading writing, math, science and social studies. Outdoor learning is essential for a complete education. It provides opportunities to excite students in entirely new ways. There…

All sports teams need places to gather where they can focus intently on their work but build the kind of team that wins. Sports camps, such as soccer camps, baseball camps, basketball camps, and football camps, need plenty of open space to play to the fullest. Cheerleading camps are a special retreat for squads that…

Sharing our happiest times with family and friends are the most important moments of our lives. Once the dates are set, the next step is selecting a place. Hosting a celebration retreat is your chance to make this event a lifetime memory. Celebrations capture those special moments that make life worthwhile. Whether you are getting…

If you really want to get the most from your retreat, you need to know what the most is.  How will you measure the success of the gathering?  How will you learn what works really well and what can be improved for the future? I suggest you utilize a tool that the business world has…

Often times when imagining a retreat at a camp, one of the first things to come to mind is a campfire. There is something nostalgic for many about being at a camp, sitting around a campfire, singing songs and roasting marshmallows.  When you take a group to a campground for a retreat, here are some…

Hotel magazines and travel articles are all talking about the latest trend – food tours on farms. Agritourism, farm to market dining, and rural experiences are all the rage. Guess what!  Retreat Centers at camp can be a high end experience at an affordable price! It is ironic that guests at some of the most…