Ohio Retreat Locations

Camp Buckeye

Cost: Cabins which sleep 12-16 $85
Primitive cabins (sleeps 16) $35 Discounted pricing from Nov 1-April 30 Kitchens are available, depending on what you want it can range from $26/person to $50 a day per certain kitchens.

Activities: Playground, pool, low ropes course, sports area, hiking

Website: www.campbuckeye.org
Phone: (330) 756-2380
Location: 10055 Camp Road N.W. Beach City, Ohio 44608 (about 1 hour and 51 minutes away)

Joy of Living

Cost: Cabins which sleep 14-28

Activities: Horseback Trail Rides, Challenge Course, Low Ropes, Canoeing, Snow Tubing, River Tubing, Guided Hikes (activities cost an additional fee ranging from $3.50-$15).

Website: www.thejoyofliving.org
Phone: (740) 599-7707
Location: 18860 Dodd Road, Brinkhaven, OH  43006 (About 1 hour and 18 minutes away)

Butler Springs

Cost: $20/person holds up to 24 people. There’s a kitchen in each of the cabins.

Facilities: 5 temperature controlled cabins with kitchenette/meeting spaces in each.

Activities: Zip line, giant swing, climbing tower, low ropes course, high ropes course, archery, air rifles, paintball, pool.

Website: www.butlersprings.com
Phone: (937) 588-2205
Location: 3701 State Route 41 - Hillsboro, OH 45133 (About 1 hour and 49 minutes away)

Camp Frederick

Cost: Starts at $30 for camp sites, and ranges to $350 for lodge and kitchen

Facilities: Have cabins that house between 9 and 40 people.

Activities: Hiking, high ropes, zip-line, climbing tower, rappelling wall, cross country ski, volleyball, basketball, GaGa pit, sledding.

Website: www.campfrederickohio.com
Phone: 330.227.3633
Location: 6996 Millrock Rd., Rogers, OH 44455 (About 2 hours and 51 minutes away)

Camp Oyo

Cost: Get a quote from their website.
Location: 168 Shawnee Road, West Portsmouth, Ohio

Buck Creek

Cost: Standard Cabins- $104.63/night. Preferred Cabin- $139.50/night

Facilities: Cabins that include kitchens, preferred cabins include bathrooms as well. Most cabins sleep 6 people.

Activities: Disc Golf, hiking

Website: www.buckcreekstatepark.org
Phone: (937) 322-5284
Location: 1976 Buck Creek Lane, Springfield Ohio 45502 (About 55 minutes away)

Camp Lazurus

Cost: Get a quote on their website.
Facilities: Camp Lazarus has cabin and shelter rentals, large dining hall with kitchen and plenty of shelter and tent camp space.
Activities: BB/rifle and archery ranges, a pond for fishing, a swimming pool, an activity field
Location: 4422 Columbus Pike, Delaware, Ohio

Pike Lake

Cost: $70/night

Facilities: Cottages sleep 6 people, has 2 bedrooms, shower, living room & kitchen/dining area. Dishes and kitchen utensils are provided.

Activities: Disc Golf, Fishing, Swimming, Hiking, Sledding, Ice Skating, Ice FIshing

Website: parks.ohiodnr.gov/pikelake
Phone: (740) 493-2212
Location: 1847 Pike Lake Rd., Bainbridge, Ohio 45612 (about 1 hour and 40 minutes away)

Camp Akita

Cost: Between $265-$345/weekend. Get a quote from their website.

Facilities: Cabins sleep between 6 and 12 people (just a note, there’s lots of comfy looking couches in here too!)

Activities: Climbing Tower, challenge course, various (expensive) team building activities

Website: www.campakita.org
Phone: (740) 385-3827
Location:  29746 Logan-Hornsmill Rd, Logan, Ohio, 43138 (About 1 hour away)

Camp Ohio

Cost: $500 for the first 10 people and $30 for each additional person for the weekend.

Facilities: Either multipurpose building or campbell lodge. Both facilities have kitchen, meeting room and sleeping quarters. Holds up to 27 people.

Activities: Hiking

Website: www.4hcampohio.org
Phone: (740) 745-2194
Location: 11461 Camp Ohio Road, Saint Louisville, Oh 43071 (About an hour away)

Camp Oty Okwa

Cost: Call their number, below, for the price.

Facilities: Kitchens available!

Activities: Hiking (really close to Hocking Hills), gym on site, climbing wall, arts and crafts.

Website: www.campotyokwa.org
Phone: (740) 385-5279
Location: Use their directions.

YMCA Camp Wilson

Cost: $88 per person including meals, $60/per person not including meals

Facilities: Various cabins that sleep between

Activities: Archery, BB Guns, Horseback Riding, Giant Swing, Zip Line, High Ropes

Website: www.ymcacolumbus.org/willson
Phone: 800-423-0427
Location: 2732 County Road 11, Bellefontaine, OH, 43311 (About and hour away)

Burr Oak

Cost: Deluxe Cottage which sleeps 7 - $87.20/night

Facilities: Cottages with fully furnished kitchens and bathrooms. Linens, towels and blankets provided.

Activities: Hiking, Boating, Fishing

Website: www.stayburroak.com/lodging/cottages
Phone: (740) 767-2112
Location: 10660 Burr Oak Lodge Road, Glouster, Ohio 45732 (About and hour and 40 minutes away)

Mohican State Park

Cost: Preferred Cabin $140 per night (sleeps 6)

Facilities: Cabins with Kitchens! Bathroom in cabin

Activities: Trails, boating, fishing

Website: parks.ohiodnr.gov/mohican#reserve
Phone: (419) 994-4290
Location:3116 State Route 3 Loudonville, Ohio 44842 (About 1 hour and 13 minutes away)

Geneva Hills


  • Craft House - Sleeps 7 $275/night
  • Beidler House - Sleeps 13, $350/night
  • Frontier Lodge - Sleeps 32, $475/night
  • Geneva Lodge - Sleeps 66, price not listed

Facilities: Each of these include kitchens and bathrooms

Website: www.genevahills.com
Phone: (740) 746-8439
Location: 1380 Blue Valley Rd. SE, Lancaster, Ohio 43130 (About 53 minutes away)

Camp Bethany

Cost: $45/person, requires a $100 deposit applied toward cost of the retreat.

Facilities: Lodge has 8 rooms, 4 small and 4 large sleeping rooms, total capacity = 50 people. Kitchen/dining hall is available and basically equipped. Bring your own food.

Website: www.campbethany.org
Phone: 330-378-2440
Location: 5774 Township Hwy 212, Lakeville, OH 44638 (About 1 hour and 25 minutes away)