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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…

How to Enjoy an Overnight Getaway This Spring

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Modern vacations offer quite a bit of distraction – too much, it seems these days. If you take a vacation to the beach, you’ll end up on the boardwalk surrounded by the sights and (ew!) smells of a crowded beach; during the day there will be people everywhere, littering the beach with their towels, umbrellas,…

Press Release: Refreshing Mountain Unveils New Family Activity Packages

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania – Refreshing Mountain Retreat and Adventure Center unveils new family activity packages for its upcoming season. Quality family time just got a lot more adventurous with the addition of new Family Packages designed for every age group to enjoy. Families can choose from three different packages: Discovery Package: Experience a mixture of…

Enjoying The Adventure & Thrill of the Challenge Adventure Zipline Tour

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As the kids get out of school and it’s time for fun, there are many family attractions that will vie for your attention. When considering what to choose, remember that outside play is important for a child’s growth and provides many benefits. There might be some outdoor family attractions that come to mind first.. why not…

Retreat Activities for All Ages At Refreshing Mountain

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Want to make sure that your group is engaged, having fun and making memories to remember on this years retreat?  Good organization, clear purpose, and an incredible location solidifies the connection among team members and successfully moves the group forward to achieve goals during group retreats. As a Christian retreat center located in the Lancaster,…

Outdoor Family Activities At Refreshing Mountain

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South Central Pennsylvania offers a wide variety of family activities, especially in and around the Lancaster area. Few local attractions offer the adventure and variety of outdoor activities available at Refreshing Mountain. Here are just a few of our summer favorites: The Community Pool – Our near olympic-sized pool is a water playground with multiple…

Names of Basic Rock Climbing Holds and How to Use Different Types

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The rock climbing tower at Refreshing Mountain offers a physical challenge with the reward of spectacular views at the top. While rock climbing, you will use handholds and footholds to push and pull your body to the top. Our visitors are beginners just getting introduced to the sport… so to help them get started, here…

Learn Archery in 6 Simple Steps

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Learn Archery In 6 Simple Steps Archery, a centuries-old method of hunting and sport, is an extremely popular activity for both children and adults. That is one of the reasons we offer archery as an outdoor activity at Refreshing Mountain. Whether done competitively or for recreation, archery uses strength, aim, and concentration to shoot an…

Does Rock Climbing Work Out Every Muscle?

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You may have watched the popular TV show Ninja Warrior and wondered how they get so physically fit! How on earth did they get those muscles? If you do watch the show, you probably already know that many of these super athletes are rock climbers. Perhaps watching rock climbers in action looks appealing, but you can’t imagine…

Introducing Nature Programs at Refreshing Mountain

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Refreshing Mountain is blessed with a beautiful property complete with woods, a pond and open areas.  It was only a matter of time before Nature Studies would join the other activity options offered to retreats, school groups, and families. The focus of the new nature program is hands on learning and good stewardship of God’s creation. Both kids…

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