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HopeWood Connect Retreats

Experience the best of summer camp all year round with HopeWood Connect retreats. Our one-day and overnight retreats offer a unique blend of fun and faith-building activities for all ages, from zany team-building exercises to camp-style worship and laugh-filled ice breakers to deep Bible studies.

Whether you’re a single church or a group of congregations, our professional planning, curriculum, and staffing will ensure a successful and impactful retreat experience.


Your church or ministry site


Kids, teens, and adults


$103/camper (minimum fee required)

Retreats for Everyone: Tailored to Meet Your Needs

We provide a variety of retreat options for all ages, including ready-made and custom-designed options. Let us partner with you to design an event that meets your needs.  

  • Elementary retreats
  • Middle School retreats
  • High School retreats
  • Confirmation retreats
  • Adult retreats
  • Custom-designed retreats

What Does HopeWood Connect Provide?

Enthusiastic Staff

Planning & Curriculum

Program Supplies


Availability based on participant age, facilities, and program.

  • Camp songs
  • Team-building exercises
  • Large group games and sports
  • Small group activities
  • Arts and crafts
  • Nature activities
  • Bible study
  • Worship

Dates & Fees

Retreats are available by appointment in the fall, winter, and spring.

 One-Night RetreatTwo-Day/Overnight Retreat
Total Fees
Includes staff and materials for up to 15 participants
Additional Participants$33 each$50 each

Register Today!

Contact the Guest Relations Manager to learn more about HopeWood Connect Retreats or to register.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can find everything you need to know including a camp description, HopeWood a congregation responsibilities, sample daily schedules, food and activity ideas, publicity and marketing ideas, forms, guidelines and more in our HopeWood Connect Day Camp Resource Guide.

HopeWood Connect will provide:

  • Professional planning 
  • Enthusiastic college-aged counselors
  • HopeWood Outdoors Curriculum (designed for retreats)
  • Program-related supplies and craft materials
  • Secondary accident insurance for each camper
  • Transportation for HopeWood Outdoors staff to and from the retreat location
  • American Camp Association Guidelines

Congregations will provide:

  • Church contact/planning person and adult volunteer leaders
  • A church facility, meeting space, or local recreation site (for day retreat) 
  • Food and snacks for participants and camp staff 
  • Recruiting retreat participants

All necessary forms will be provided to the congregation by HopeWood Connect.

  • Congregational HopeWood Connect Day Camp Program form
  • Camp participants must complete a Day Camp Registration, Health and Permission Form, and Day Camp Informed Consent and Release Form.
  • Volunteers must complete a Voluntary Disclosure Statement