Whether you’re looking for a weekend of spiritual renewal and connection with others at our Women’s or Men’s Retreat or you would like a place to explore your creativity with a weekend of crafting or learning a visual art technique, Camp Friedenswald has a retreat for you! Our retreats focus on renewing the whole person – mind, body, and spirit. Take a break from the hectic day-to-day, “unplug” from the many demands on your time, and experience the peaceful woods.
Summer Camp for Grown-Ups – Canceled for 2020
August 21-23, 2020 Register
Cost: Tiered Pricing Options ($60-$160)- see Info Sheet for details
Ever wanted to go back to your youth camper days? That’s what this weekend is for! Join us for a weekend of relaxation, reconnection, and lots of fun! Anyone post-high school is welcome to join for a relaxed weekend with friends, food, swimming, Capture the Flag, popcorn campfire, and more. We offer tiered pricing so cost won’t keep anyone from enjoying the peaceful woods.
Women’s Retreat – Canceled for 2020
September 18-20, 2020 Register
Cost: $160, 25 & Under: $50
Presenter: Jackie Wyse-Rhodes and Crystal Sellers-Battle
Join us to hear the voices of other women, and find your own in their stories. Each year a planning committee brings new vision and passion to creating a weekend for faith and fellowship. Join us for meaningful worship, relaxation amid friends, beautiful camp settings, and meals to remember.
Men’s Retreat – Canceled for 2020
October 16-18, 2020 Register
Cost: Adults: $160, 25 and under: $50
Presenter: Nathan Graber-McCrae
Bring your family & friends for a weekend sitting around the fire, canoeing, hiking, playing games, worshiping and relaxing.
Our focus will be on fellowship-with each other, in the midst of beautiful creation.
Make sure to bring the whole family, men of all ages are specifically invited for this weekend of fun together.
Mentorship Peace Camp with MCC – Canceled for 2020
November 6-8, 2020 Register
Presenter: Jason Boone, Coordinating Minister, Peace and Justice Support Network; Mennonite Mission Network
Calling all Mentor/Mentee pairs and others interested in building connections, immersive learning about peace making, and lots of camp fun!
- Hands-on learning about: Communication Skills, Conflict Resolution, and Biblical approach to peace and justice
- Relationship-building pair activities
- Fun Camp Activities & Games
Fall Crafting Retreat – Canceled for 2020
November 6-8, 2020 Register
Whether you scrapbook, sew, quilt or craft, we invite you to join us for a relaxing weekend filled with good food and fellowship. Come alone or bring friends or family. The beautiful surroundings of the peaceful woods and the creativity of others at this retreat will inspire you!
Provided: Standard 6 foot table with electric access for scrappers and crafters • 6 foot by 18 inch table with electric access for those sewing/quilting • Access to microwaves and refrigerators • Beverage station with a variety of hot beverages always available • Optional massages (for an additional fee) • Optional Sunday morning worship • Bring snacks to share
Climate and Community: April 2021
April 16-18, 2021 Register
Cost: Adults over 25 $160, Ages 0-3 Free, Ages 4-25 $80, Family max $400, Scholarships available
Presenter: Dr. Sibonokuhle Ncube, Pastor Michael Crosby, Music with Wendy Chappell-Dick and Amy Stauffer-McNutt
This retreat has been rescheduled for April 2021 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Are you passionate about the climate crisis? Come be part of this special gathering to replenish your energy, connect with like-minded folks, deepen your knowledge, and vision for next steps in your community.
Formal and informal green teams for churches, pastors, interested individuals, youth groups, and families are all welcome! There will be childcare available during adult/teen-oriented sessions for children ages 0-12.