Camp Carl has served as a premier retreat center in the northeast Ohio areas since 1964. Just a short drive from Cleveland, Akron, and Youngstown, our comfortable and modern retreat facilities will exceed your expectations. Our exciting selection of group retreat activities will leave you with memories for a lifetime! We offer two types of retreat experiences, you can customize your guest group experience or opt in for a Camp Carl programmed retreat.
Plan your retreat utilizing Camp's welcoming facilities and our seriously fun activities. A Camp Carl host will serve your group while on site. Besides set meal times, the entire retreat is customizable— it’s your retreat!
Camp Carl Programmed Retreat
Camp Carl takes care of all the details so you can spend your time investing in your people! That’s right, we'll provide everything from the band and speaker to the activities and food. All you have to do is book it and show up. Our program is intentional to combine faith and fun— we prioritize FUN activities in order to connect with God in purposeful conversations and enriching learning environemnts. For more information about what types of programmed retreats we currently offer, see our Events page.
Camp Carl facilities offer many options for groups or school organizations looking for a to place to meet, share, and grow together. We will serve your groups needs with meals, activities, and a meeting space or two. You do not need to use the Camp Carl food service for your day trip. Feel free to participate in team-building initiatives and utilize the beautiful property with your own packed lunch! Available days and times: Monday afternoon through Friday morning.
State of the art sound and lighting system.
Coffee and Beverage Bar
Shower House with 8 Showers
7 Acre Lake
Sleeps 20 in each cabin, bunk bed style, full bathroom with 2 sinks and shower, fire pit with benches for each cabin, remodeled in 2016. 4 Large Cabins available (Cabins 10-13).
SMALL CABIN FEATURES: Sleeps 12 in each cabin, bunk bed style, full bathroom with 2 sinks and shower, 2 changing rooms, fire pit with benches for each cabin, remodeled in 2016. 9 Small Cabins Available (Cabins 1-9).
Sleeps 31 in bunk beds, 7 rooms with different bunk bed arrangements, 3.5 full bathrooms with sink and shower, full kitchen with cooking supplies, K-cup coffee pot, living room with couches and wood fireplace, fire pit with benches, front and back decks, Heat and AC.
Sleeps 23 in bunk beds, 6 rooms with different bunk bed arrangements, 6 full bathrooms with sink and shower, full kitchen with cooking supplies, K-cup coffee pot, living room with couches, front and back decks, Heat and AC.
Sleeps 12 total, 4 triple bunk beds, full bathroom with sink; shower separate, couch, small table & stools, mini fridge, microwave, keurig, fire pit with picnic tables and hammocks.
Sleeps 12, new bunk beds and mattresses, separate small yurt that includes 2 flushing toilets and sinks (North Yurts only), and scenic decks. Available in late spring, summer, and early fall only. (North Yurts 1 & 2, South Yurts 3, 4, and 5)
Sleeps 22 total, bunk bed style. Located in the basement of the ARC, this cabin features both air conditioning and heat and a full bath with shower.
Sleeps 10 total, bunk bed style. Located in the basement of the ARC, this cabin features both air conditioning and heat and a full bath with shower.
Sleeps 8 in each wagon, bunk bed style, fully electric. Bathroom and showers nearby. Early Fall, Summer and Late Spring Only. 4 Wagons available.
Group Games (CC Staff)
Horse Trail Rides
Indoor Climbing Course
Outdoor Initiative Course
Sledding (Hot Chocolate & Sleds)
Tower / Zipline
Once we receive the retreat booking request, we will contact you within 2 weeks to confirm availability of the weekend you requested. We will let you know as soon as possible the approval and then take the next steps in creating your retreat contract!
A Camp Carl staff member will contact you asap with more details for your retreat and create a contract based on your requests. Once these details are confirmed we will send you a contract to sign. A deposit of $1,500.00 is required with the signed contract to officially book your retreat.
Your requested retreat date is not booked until your deposit and signed contract is received.
You must cancel 30 days prior to your retreat date to receive your deposit back minus a $500.00 cancelation fee.
A cancelation within 30 days of your retreat date will require a $1,500 cancelation fee.
Total Guest Count Policy
We can accommodate groups less than 100 however we require a minimum charge of 100 guests or a total charge of $14,000.00.
The deadline for final numbers of total guests attending in your group is 7 days prior to your retreat date. This group guest number is the number that will be charged for the remaining contract amount.
In the event that less guests come than previously communicated on the deadline date you will still be charged the contracted amount.
Once we receive the final guest count additional guests cannot be added after the 7-day deadline.
The remaining invoice amount will be due the date of your last day of your retreat. A statement will be provided by your host to confirm the final payment.
For more information about Retreats at Camp Carl call 330.315.5665 or email our Retreat Staff.