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Sleeps 48 People
The Raab Retreat Lodge is our premier lodging site for large groups. This space was designed to provide a peaceful, comfortable atmosphere any time of the year. Each room has bunks for 8 people. There are four bunk rooms with two bathrooms on the lower level and two bunk rooms with two individual bathrooms on the upper level. The grand meeting room with a floor to ceiling stone fireplace will seat 40-50 people. A kitchenette that includes a microwave, refrigerator and sink is located just off the meeting room. The Raab Retreat Lodge can be reserved for a minimum of 24 guests.
Dormitory-Style Interior Bathrooms Fireplace
Air-Conditioned Heated Kitchenette ADA Accessible
Sleeps 24 People
The Chalet is a cozy, three-story building with five bedrooms and four full bathrooms. The main living space includes a full kitchen, dining table, seating area with a gas fireplace, and a large deck. Bring your youth group, church group, work group, or your family and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the Chalet! This space can be reserved for groups with a minimum of 12 guests.
Dormitory-Style Interior Bathrooms Fireplace
Air-Conditioned Heated Kitchen
Sleeps 22 People
Our two-story Wesley Lodge includes bunks for 10 people in the upper level and bunks for 12 people on the lower level. On each floor is a single changing room for privacy. Guests who reserve Wesley Lodge will have access to our newly built showerhouse, a separate building just steps away. Wesley Lodge is a great option for youth groups or other mix gendered groups who want to stay on separate floors in one building.
Dormitory-Style Air-Conditioned Heated
Sleeps 13 People
Ideal for smaller groups, Carrie Lodge has three rooms with bunks for 4 people and one room with a single bed. There is one full bathroom and one half bathroom in this lodge. A large deck overlooks the courtyard at Gretna Glen. The Carrie Lodge serves as the summer Health Center from June-August.
Dormitory-Style Interior Bathrooms Air-Conditioned
Sleep 14 People per Cabin
Nestled in the woods are seven cabins that are used year-round by all types of retreat groups, from youth to adults. Each heated cabin has one open bunk room that sleeps 14 and a single changing room. Guests who reserve cabins will have access to our newly built (2018) showerhouse, a separate building a short walk away from each cabin. If you're looking to have a fun, community-focused camping experience, then the cabins are for you. Each cabin can be reserved for a minimum of 7 guests.
Our newly built (2018) Showerhouse serves our Mainsite Cabins and Wesley Lodge. Designed to handle many people in a short amount of time, our showerhouse features handicapped accessible facilities, heated floors, changing stalls on every shower for privacy, and built-in body wash and shampoo dispensers to make your stay as smooth and stress free as possible.
This multi-purpose building has a large gathering space upstairs which can accommodate up to 300 people for assembly-style seating or up to 120 people with table seating. This room, known as Poplar, is equipped with a large screen, projector and sound system for presentations, concerts, or indoor recreation activities. The lower level has 3 meeting rooms and a small kitchenette. These rooms are Aspen, Birch & Cedar and each can accommodate up to 30 people. Each of the lower level meeting rooms features a television with DVD player/HDMI accessibility. Overnight retreat groups that have reserved the Chalet, Carrie Lodge, Mainsite Cabins, or Wesley Lodge will be assigned a meeting space for their group size in the Funk Program Center.
Outdoor pavilion space is ideal for picnics and recreational gatherings. The Pool Pavilion, Welcome Pavilion and Village Pavilion all offer excellent space under cover. The Welcome Pavilion has a central campfire under a hood, wooden benches and is located just off the main parking lot. The Pool Pavilion has eleven 8 foot picnic tables, two buffet tables and is located beside the meadow and near the pool. The Village Pavilion has two sections, one with six 8 foot picnic tables, two buffet tables and the other is open for activities with elevated trusses to allow for extra vertical space. All pavilions have lights and electric outlets.
Three outdoor chapels can accommodate various sized groups in natural spaces at camp. Chapel by the Lake is easily accessed from the meadow and can seat up to 125 people. Chapel in the Woods requires a short hike through the woods and can seat up to 100 people. Mountainside Chapel access is a short but more strenuous hike and can seat 40 people. All Outdoor Chapels have a campfire ring and are stocked with firewood and water. Reservations for these chapels can be made when you book a stay or through your retreat host when you arrive.
While you're here we encourage you to enjoy some of the many fun activities that can be found at Gretna Glen. Our guests are always welcome to hike around camps many trails, enjoy the sport courts, meadows, our Z.E.E.C. Nature Lodge, or enjoy a campfire as arranged with your host.
Some activities will require special resources or staffing. We'd love to build a tailored experience for your group.
Call or e-mail us today and we will provide you with a custom quote that fits the needs of your program.
This pricing guide is a preview of some of the options for your event at Gretna Glen. We customize every event to meet the needs of your group. Please call our office to get a quote for your special event.
Coming to Gretna Glen on a retreat? Here are some answers to common questions.
Parking and Automobile Use: Luggage may be driven to the cabins and unloaded, and then all guests must park in the parking lot at the Welcome Pavilion. Guest of the Chalet may park in the parking lot at the Chalet. Guests with disabilities may ask the staff host for special parking permission. Please do not drive around camp during the weekend if staying at the main site facilities. If there is a medical or physical condition that makes this necessary, please tell the staff host upon arrival to get permission.
Gretna Glen's meal service gets 5 stars for camp food. Our full time hospitality manager excels at providing a balanced menu that brings homemade food and healthy options all together in one cozy dining hall experience. If you have questions or concerns regarding your food needs during your stay please email
Yes, all of our indoor facilities are heated.
If Gretna Glen food service is booked with your stay, coffee service is available 24/7 at our dining hall.
The Raab Retreat Lodge has a kitchenette space, perfect for snacking along with our meeting spaces. We prefer snacks to not be taken into the bedrooms of the lodge nor the cabins. The Chalet has a full kitchen and dining area. Plenty of space for snacking.
Gretna Glen provides cleaning supplies and trash bags for all of our guest groups.
At Gretna Glen we are happy to help accommodate food allergies and intolerances. Our Food Service staff works diligently to be well informed about food allergies and to be knowledgeable about the food we are serving. Guests should be aware that the kitchen at Gretna Glen prepares foods that contain all the major allergens. We hope to provide nutritious and hearty meals to all guests who come to our Dining Hall. Gretna Glen is able to accommodate some but not all food allergies and special diets. Guests are always welcome to bring some of their own food and Gretna Glen staff will prepare it as requested. Please fill out the following form at least 7 days before your arrival if you would like Gretna Glen to provide some food substitutions.
To ask a question about food service or dietary needs you can also e-mail us at