Family Retreats





Host A Family Retreat at Refreshing Mountain

No matter the size of your family, you will find refreshment, reconnection and adventure when you come to Refreshing Mountain. As a family-run center, we understand the importance of family time together and know firsthand what it takes to pull off these special events. We’ll be here to help every step of the way!

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Impactful and Fun Retreats for Families

Have you been looking for a unique location for your family to have an overnight retreat? Discover the perfect destination for your next family reunion at Refreshing Mountain. We are located on 100 acres of beautiful Lancaster County, Pennsylvania woodland and equipped with clean, safe, and comfortable facilities and outdoor activities that promote special family memories.

Family Retreats at Refreshing Mountain provide a safe and exciting place to engage the whole family personally and spiritually. Our guided approach helps you plan your family retreat with ease.

Bring the fun and excitement into your next event.

Retreat Ingredients

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Helping Families Relax and Reconnect

Step away from everyday life and reconnect with your family and God in beautiful Lancaster County, PA.

We make retreat planning a breeze for your family.

We focus on the background details like cleaning, cooking, and facility setup, while you enjoy time reconnecting with family and experiencing rest and refreshment.

Ready To Start Planning Your Upcoming Family Retreat?

We make the process as simple as possible for you.


  1. Connect with our Sales Team.  Tell us about your expected group size, desired dates, lodging preferences, and other important aspects of your event.
  2. Place a Temp Hold on Space.  Our Sales Team can hold space on specific dates for you while you review the contract details, talk with other decision, makers, schedule a facility tour, etc.
  3. Sign the contract and submit a deposit to confirm your reservation.
  4. Once your Event Contract is signed, you will work with our Guest Services team to plan all of the details of your schedule.
  5. Arrive for your retreat! We will be looking forward to seeing you for your special event. Bring the group, prepare to have a wonderful time, and rest assured that we will have everything ready for your arrival.

About Refreshing Mountain

Looking for some fun outdoor things to do in Lancaster County, PA as a family or group? Refreshing Mountain Retreat and Adventure Center was established to provide a family-friendly place for people of all ages and group sizes to enjoy fun activities and to be refreshed.

Our professionally guided outdoor adventures are designed to challenge and excite you, whether you want to explore the area’s natural beauty with a large group or just spend quality time with your friends and family. No matter the size of your group you’ll find refreshment, connection, and adventure.

You have questions about Family Retreats. We have the answers.

What type of lodging is best for family retreats?

Our Lodge Rooms are best for families of 3-6 people and Cabins are best for families with 5-8 people. Family retreats do not typically book the Bunk Houses unless they have upwards of 30 single guests (i.e. teen or young adult cousins, siblings, etc) who wouldn’t mind staying in the Bunks.  

Which Activity Add-Ons are best for family retreats?

The interests and abilities of guests in Family Retreats can be quite varied, so many times, our Activity Packages, which provide something for everyone, can be a great option.   The Ascent Package (which includes ziplines, obstacles, climbing tower, pedal carts, animals, etc.) can be a great option. Families also enjoy Field Games, the Scavenger Hunt, Physical Challenge and Escape Rooms. 

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