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Camp & Retreat Ministries involves not only the quality management of these four remarkable sites, but also the diverse, enriching programs and dedicated staff and volunteers who truly define them as ministries. Each of these beautiful, blessed oases are what they rightly claim to be: "God's place apart, transforming lives."

The Eastern PA Conference owns and operates four unique, scenic camp and retreat centers spread across different regions of the conference: Pocono Plateau in the upper northeast; Carson-Simpson Farm just north of Philadelphia; Innabah centrally located in Spring City; and Gretna Glen in the northwest area. Visit their websites at: innabah.org, gretnaglen.org, poconoplateau.org and csfarm.org.

All four centers truly come alive during Summer Camp, with hundreds of excited children and youth learning, playing, being nurtured and making friendships and lifetime memories. Some sites are busy year-round hosting retreats, picnics, confirmation classes and other special events. Our Camp & Retreat Ministry centers are places where people of all ages and backgrounds can experience God’s love and creation together in a caring Christian community, as they grow in relationship with Jesus Christ and one another. Contact them today to plan or register for an event!

In addition, please support them and help more young people with limited resources to benefit from summer camp through Camper Scholarships.  With many families still struggling with economic difficulties, the need for scholarships is greater than ever.  Every child deserves a chance to be embraced by God’s love, as experienced in the caring, life-changing environment of summer camp. Please help us make this possible. Send your contributions to the Eastern PA Conference Treasurer and identify them as donations for Camper Scholarships. Thank you!

Featured News & Information

New Pocono Plateau director seeks to learn in order to lead

Carmen O’Shea, new director of Pocono Plateau Camp & Retreat Center, shared in a letter to campers, friends and supporters, the joy of her new ministry assignment, as she settles into a learning mode and faces its many challenges and opportunities.

“I feel blessed to be a part of this ministry in partnership with so many wonderful families,” she writes, thanking her 20-year predecessor the Rev. Ron Schane for his helpfulness in her transition. As she considers the path forward, she is seeking answers to an online survey to learn respondents’ experiences and thoughts about Pocono Plateau, including insights on the camp’s operations, strengths and challenges.

“Honoring the traditions and history of the camp is important to me, and I invite all to share your stories and cherished memories with me as well!” Read More

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Winter Jamboree and Winter Blast at Pocono Plateau

Join us for a weekend packed with winter fun. Take the time to make new friends and reconnect with God. Participate in classic camp activities such as crafts, Bible sessions, sledding (weather permitting) and even a campfire with s’mores! The event is open for individual or group sign up.

February 18-20 (Fri. 7 PM – Sun. 1 PM)

Children’s Winter Jamboree
(Grades 3-6)

Jr. High & Sr. High Winter Blast
(Grades 7-12)

Featured Photos & Videos

Camping Board Report

Presented at the 2021 Annual Conference - May 21, 2021. View the video.

Eastern PA Conference Camps say "Thank You"

Presented at the 2021 Annual Conference - May 21, 2021. View the video.