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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…

The Outdoor Adventure & Thrill of the Challenge Adventure Zipline Tour

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As the kids get out of school, and it’s time for a fun outdoor adventure, 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…

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…

5 Outdoor Activities You “Have To Do” At Refreshing Mountain

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At Refreshing Mountain, families are surrounded by nature, while they rest, recharge, and reconnect. With so many activities available, it can be hard to choose what to try first. Here are the top 5 outdoor family activities you just HAVE to try during your stay. 1. Ziplining The zipline canopy tours at Refreshing Mountain are one…

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…

Why Choose Lancaster, PA for Your Next School Field Trip Destination?

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School is back and you may be looking at planning for the 2015-16 school year. A great way for children to learn, explore and have fun, is to schedule some great school field trips. Lancaster, PA has a variety of options from building team skills to learning more about the world around us. You don’t have to travel far to provide…

Family Activities for Teenagers

If you’re looking to have some good connection time with your teenage children, perhaps it’s time to arrange an outing to enjoy some family activities designed to test your skills while rebuilding relationships. Refreshing Mountain is an 80-acre retreat situated in the gorgeous Pennsylvania countryside where groups of all kinds go to take advantage of a wide variety of…

Got a Bucket List? Don’t Forget These Exciting Pennsylvania Attractions!

Everyone has a bucket list of adventurous activities they want to do in order to make the most of our time here on earth. Maybe you want to visit the Taj Mahal or go skiing in the Swiss Alps. These are certainly impressive adventures, however, you can have incredibly exciting trips right here in Pennsylvania…

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…