Men’s Retreats

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Christian Men’s Retreats

Enjoy time fellowshipping with a group of guys and reconnecting with God at Black Rock in beautiful Lancaster County, PA.

Conveniently located on 100 acres of woodland in south-central Pennsylvania (~1 hr drive from Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Harrisburg), our Christian retreat center has just what you need for your next men’s group retreat, no matter the season.

We Offer

Call (717) 529-3232

Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm

  • Customized Retreat for Your Men’s Group
    If you’re looking for a place to hold your next Christian men’s retreat, you probably have several goals in mind. We can help customize your retreat to meet those goals, so your group has a memorable and enjoyable time.
  • Small or Large Retreats
    Whether you have a guest speaker and worship band, or are simply having small group Bible study and prayer time, both large and small men’s groups are welcome at Black Rock.
  • Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter
    Our Christian retreat center lets you enjoy God’s creation, no matter the weather. There’s plenty of indoor and outdoor activities here at Black Rock.
  • Weekend or Week-Long Retreats
    From short overnight retreats to an entire week-long youth group getaway, we’re able to accommodate your itinerary.
  • Grow Closer to God & Each Other
    Perfect for men’s Bible studies, accountability/discipleship groups, Sunday School classes, young adults, singles groups, or even just a group of friends, we make it easy for your group of guys to get away from the busyness of life, strengthen relationships with fellow believers, and focus on being challenged in your faith.
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Plan your men’s retreat to meet the needs of your group. Here is a little more about what to expect:

Staff-Led Activities

Black Rock offers a variety of staff-led activities for your group to enjoy during your retreat. Sample activities include:

  • Outdoor Education
  • Laser Tag
  • High Ropes
  • Teambuilding
  • Low Ropes
  • Giant Swing
  • Pool & Lake
  • Zipline
  • Nature Center
  • GPS Scavenger Hunt
  • Survival Skills
  • Campfire Cooking
  • Animal Habitat Hikes
  • Creek Exploration
  • Water Rockets
  • And more!



There are plenty of indoor and outdoor recreation spaces – and they’re included in the price of the retreat!

  • Ballfield
  • Gymnasium
  • Fire Circles
  • Ga-Ga Courts
  • Disc Golf Course
  • Pool & Lake
  • Hiking Trails
  • Sand Volleyball Court
  • GPS Scavenger Hunt
  • Outdoor Volleyball Court
  • Outdoor Basketball Court


After a fun day of playing sports and hanging around a bunch of guys, there’s nothing quite like getting a good night sleep on a retreat to help you enjoy your time. That’s why we offer a variety of comfortable accommodations, including:

  • Hotel-style rooms
  • Motel-style rooms
  • Cottages
  • A lodge
  • Traditional bunk cabins

All are heated – perfect for winter retreats! They have air conditioning, except for the bunk cabins. There plenty of options to match your group’s size and needs, including some handicap-accessible rooms. You’ll be thankful to not have to make an outdoor trek to get to the bathroom because all rooms have a private bathroom!



Our carefully prepared buffet-style food is delicious, and we accommodate allergies as need be. A typical menu contains seasonal fruits and vegetables and looks similar to: 

Breakfast: Eggs, bacon or Sausage, French Toast or Buttermilk Pancakes, yogurt bar with fresh fruit, sweet breads, and assorted cereals

Lunch: Tomato Bisque soup or Creamy Potato Soup, Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich, Grilled Blackened Chicken Breast, sauteed fresh seasonal vegetables, salad bar, homemade cookies or mousses

Dinner: Our own slow roasted BBQ Pork or Beef Brisket, Stuffed Chicken Breast, Roasted Potato Medley, Fresh Steamed Seasonal Vegetables, salad bar, Sweet Yeast Dinner Rolls, Oreo Cake, Cheesecake, or Freshly Baked Pie

*If your group has specific dietary needs, please let us know (as far in advance as possible) and we will make every reasonable effort to accommodate your request!

Facilities & Meeting Spaces

Your men’s group has plenty of options when gathering together for worship, prayer, teaching, and personal Bible study times. We’re happy to help determine the options available for your retreat. Meeting rooms are assigned based on group size and availability.

At Black Rock, we have been intentional about creating outdoor spaces where small groups of people can sit, relax, and share with one another.



Our retreat center in Pennsylvania is conveniently located near Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, New York City, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware. Only 30 minutes from Interstate 95 and 50 minutes from the PA Turnpike, we’re both secluded and easily accessible.

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