February 07
Friday 7:00 PM
February 16
Sunday 4:00 PM
March 15
Sunday 4:00 PM
March 20
Friday 7:00 PM
Our Confirmation program will cover the 5 vows that all new United Methodists will take during this process with direction of local clergy, and lots of fun and engaging activities. This program is aimed at churches with a confirmation class and can be done at the beginning or end of the confirmation experience.For questions please call 717-273-6525
April 03
Friday 7:00 PM
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  • September 15th, 2019
  • October 20th, 2019
  • November 17th, 2019
  • January 19th, 2020
  • February 16th, 2020
  • March 15th, 2020
  • April 19th, 2020


At Gretna Glen we are committed to supporting the ministry that is already active in your church. We are inviting you and your Middle & High School youth to Gretna Glen the third Sunday of the month throughout the school year for a fun evening of activities, faith building and snacks! These events are free. 

We will usually start the evening off with an open activity time. If the weather is nice, we'll open up some of camp's general activities for the students to have fun with. (this sometimes includes: archery, boating, fishing, Ga-Ga Ball, 9-Square, basketball, sports in the field) After that, we'll gather the group together for welcomes and a large group game. We'll end the evening with some worship and a message from our speaker or specialty presentation.

Children's Winter Blast Retreat

December 6th, 7:00 PM to December 7th, 7:00 PM

Grades 1-6                      Cost: $40

Theme: "Here We Come A Caroling"

Join us at Gretna Glen for 24 hours of winter fun! We'll have a Christmas celebration as we spend time getting to learn a little more about the joyous Christmas story and the season that surrounds it. Get ready for a fun overnight event of storytelling, crafts, games, winter fun, and food.

Online Registration Site

Registration Form .pdf

Youth Winter Blast Retreat

February 7th, 7:00pm to February 9th, 2:00pm

**This is now a Friday through Sunday retreat**

Grades 6-12                    Cost $90

Our annual youth winter blast retreat is an awesome way to get away from the busyness of everyday life and just be at camp with friends, old and new. Throughout the weekend we will play awesome group games, have renewing worship experiences, and re-connect with nature. There's something for everyone, and a great chance to see camp in the crisp winter air, with the wood stove cranking out the heat. Check out the winter blast event page more details!

Winter Blast Event Page


  • March 20-22, 2020
  • October 9-11, 2020

Campers will arrive Friday at 7:00 p.m. and depart
Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

Confirmation classes by Church                      Cost: $90
The weekend is focused on the five vows of affirmation- prayer, witness, gifts, service, and presence. Each vow comes alive as confirmands participate in hands on activities, discussions, and reflections that help draw connections from the act of confirmation as the start of a full time life of faith.

Confirmation Camp Page & Registration

Confirmation Camp Brochure 

Children's Spring Blast Retreat

April 3rd, 7:00pm to April 4th, 7:00pm

Grades 1-6                       Cost: $40

There's nothing quite like 24 straight hours of camp to help us all get a break from school. We'll spend that time enjoying the brisk, spring time weather and learning about how we are all children of God. Expect music, games, food, and lots of memorable experiences!

Online Registration Site

Printable Registration Form

Spring Work Day

April 18, 2020, 9:00am-5:00pm

Spring Work Day is a great opportunity for families, youth groups, or individuals to work together on service projects. Opportunities include clean up, landscaping, and other projects around camp. Lunch and dinner are provided for our volunteers. Please contact our camp office if you are planning on attending.

8th Annual Gretna Gritty Mud Run

May 9th, 2020

Check out the Gretna Gritty Page on our website for more information!

Spring Fling Senior Adult Day

May 12th, 2020


Cost: $22 per person

Spring Fling is planned just for adults, with exceptional programs, snacks, a hot lunch, bingo, crafts, and an opportunity to stroll around camp to observe nature, birds, or spring wildflowers! Join us for a spring day filled with fun activities, special entertainment, and sharing laughter with friends.

Gretna Glen Open House

May 16th, 2020


Join us for a free day at camp as we open our doors to show off all we have to offer! Put Gretna Glen in your Saturday plans with the kids for tours, games, cookout, boating, fishing, and more! Events will be running throughout the entire day.


S'mores & Tours

May 17th, 2020


Did you have a busy Saturday and miss out on seeing Gretna Glen during Open House? We will have camp available during the afternoon for you to stop by and check out the site and make a s'more.

Autumn Leaves Senior Day

October 13th 2020


Cost: $22 per person

Enjoy a day planned just for adults! Fun fall activities, hot lunch, and special entertainment. Come and enjoy a day in community and fellowship with others from around the area.

Registration Flyer


Autumn Leaves Senior Day + Overnight

Oct 12th, 3:00pm to Oct 13th, 3:00pm

Cost: $52 total for day and overnight

Join us for an overnight adult retreat! Includes dinner, evening activities, campfire, and breakfast on Tuesday before the Autumn Leaves event. We hope you will be a part of this special retreat.

Registration Flyer

Fall Fun Day

October 18th, 2020 - 12:00-3:00pm      Cost: FREE

Wagon rides, hot dogs, s'mores, and cider will add to a fun afternoon of activities at Gretna Glen.