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Refreshing Mountain Bio for Nick Cage

My name is Nicholas Cage (no, that is not a typo) and I am an activities administrator at Refreshing Mountain. I have been working at Refreshing Mountain since May of 2016, and in September 2021 I came on as full-time. The easiest way to describe what I do is the assistant to the other administrators…

Refreshing Mountain Bio for Andrea Cage

My name is Andrea Cage, and I’m the assistant Activities Manager. I started at Refreshing Mountain as a guide in May of 2016 and transitioned into the roll of an admin in February of 2019. Aside from my administrative roll I am the training coordinator, scheduling and staff coordinator, and on occasion I lead a…

Refreshing Mountain Bio for Tim Witmer

Who are you, and what’s your role at Refreshing Mountain? My name is Tim Witmer, and I am an Activities Administrator at Refreshing Mountain. I have been working here for about 6 years, starting out as a Guide. It has only been within this past year that I started full time. My main responsibilities range…

Refreshing Mountain Bio for Daniel Glick

Daniel Glick is the Activities Facilities Coordinator. His main responsibilities consist of overseeing the maintenance and inspections of the activities courses, helping to run the activities department, and being head decorator of the Christmas Lights Experience. A typical day for him could involve hanging on ropes off the side of platforms doing inspections, trimming trees…

A Few Ways Refreshing Mountain is Helping the Environment

Keeping it Green Refreshing Mountain is located in Stevens, Pa on 100 acres of beautiful woodland. We appreciate the beauty of God’s creation and the peace and tranquility that being in nature provides. We believe that it is important to take care of nature by doing what we can to save energy and reuse waste….

Refreshing Experience Amidst Coronavirus Concerns

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Looking to the Future Updated May 11, 2020. We have been following state and federal recommendations to curve the spread of COVID-19, coronavirus. On March 17, we closed our facilities for all activities and overnight retreats per Governor Wolf’s restrictions for non-essential businesses. Following Governor Wolf’s announcement on April 27, we were given the “green light”…

What To Expect – Refreshing Mountain’s Food Service Breakfasts

Food is everywhere, but everyone likes something different. Ever wonder why there are SO many different restaurants? We are ALL different! In America, we have the luxury to dive into a different food category every single day. This creates a fun challenge for us at Refreshing Mountain when attempting to satisfy the food preferences of up…

Will I Need An Extra Set of Boxers? And Other First-Time Ziplining Questions

Free Guide to Ziplining for the First Time While folks considering ziplining near Philadelphia, PA have lots of questions, there are some queries that come up more often than others. Here’s a look at some of the most oft-asked questions: How scary is ziplining? Well, it’s pretty exhilarating, but you don’t need to worry about…

Looking for an Outdoor Family Getaway?

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Outdoor Family Getaways A family overnight getaway is an eagerly anticipated event that provides both fun and wonderful lasting memories if planned and organized correctly. The tricky part comes in finding an option that suits both your budget and individual interests for every member of the family. A vacation getaway focused on the outdoors is…

Storm Repair Update: Local Attraction Will Stay Open Despite Storm Damage

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Refreshing Mountain Retreat and Adventure Center in Stevens, PA took a major hit from a recent wind storm that hit Lancaster County, but that doesn’t mean they are closing up shop. “We were hit pretty hard,” said Justin Harnish, Director of the family adventure and retreat center. “Several of our outdoor activities will need to…