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Friends and Family Getaway Weekend

Friday, 9/20/24 at 6:30pm - 1:00pm

About the Event

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Friends and Family Getaway Weekend

Arrive Friday, September 20th at 6:30pm

Depart Sunday, September 22nd at 1:00pm

Price per person: $155 (5 and under free)

Call 717-273-6525 or e-mail Kelsey at to register.

This weekend is designed for you to getaway with your family and friends and enjoy the awesomeness of Gretna Glen. A relaxing weekend with opportunities for hiking, fishing, enjoying God's creation and so much more. We began these retreats during uncertain times in 2020 and we are thankful to continue offering them as a refreshing time to step away from the busyness of life together. You will be able to disconnect from the routine while reconnecting with God, each other, and His creation. 

Available Lodging:

  • Mainsite Cabins -9 Mainsite cabin spaces that sleep up to 14 people each.


  • Outpost (Wilderness Ridge) 2 Outpost Tents sleep up to 8 people each and 2 Outpost Cabins sleep up to 14 people each  (outpost does not have electricity)


  • For the first time, we're offering this event on the same weekend as our 11th Annual Gretna Gritty and Nitty Gritty on September 21st. Families who want to learn more about this opportunity to run the Gritty, or to volunteer can learn more here.
  • Friday Snack, Saturday Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Saturday Snack and Sunday Breakfast & Lunch
  • Campfires
  • Family Bible Discovery Times
  • Program Option Times: Boating, Archery, Fishing, Climbing Tower, Hiking
  • Opportunity to explore and enjoy our 200-acre site

All program activities are optional and free and can be used to complement your weekend. In addition to these staffed activities, you and your family will have access to:

  • Fishing (With License over 16)
  • Basketball court
  • 9 square court
  • Gaga Pits
  • Yard Game Arena
  • Imagination Garden Creek
  • Hiking trails
  • Nature Center
  • Prayer labyrinth
  • Playground and Sand Play Area