Small Group Getaways & Retreats

Bible study at retreat

Small Group Getaways

Black Rock offers the perfect location for you to host your group getaway. Perfect for churches and small groups to host special events, or just get away, slow down from everyday life, enjoy the beauty of God’s creation, and connect.

Open year round, with weekday and weekend availability.

We Offer

Call (717) 529-3232

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


Our comfortable facilities have your small group retreat members covered. From peaceful lodging, to accessible event spaces, our Christian retreat center will make your getaway a memorable experience.

Facilities & Meeting Spaces

Meeting Spaces are availale. Have a welcoming indoor space with plenty of natural light that accommodates social events, corporate retreat meetings, and worship.

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



Bond with your guests and enjoy time together spent around the table. Gather for delicious meals, including:

Breakfast: Eggs, bacon, baked oatmeal, sweet breads, fruit, yogurt, cottage cheese, assorted cereals

Lunch: Chicken corn soup, turkey, ham & tuna sandwiches on homemade rolls, tossed salad, fruit bowl, cantaloupe and honeydew, pie

Dinner: Meatloaf, tilapia, macaroni and cheese with shells, vegetable blend, orchard salad, applesauce, dinner rolls, ice cream bar

*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!


Every group is unique and looks for different accommodation options. With Black Rock, you can find everything you need. Choose from lodging options, 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!



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

Staff-Led Activities

Black Rock offers a variety of staff-led activities for your group to enjoy during your retreat. There’s so much stuff to do here as a group! 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!



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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