Retreats (Year Round)
Camp Timberledge provides an intimate setting, close
to nature, for small to mid-sized Christian retreats
Lodging and dining facilities are available (see “Facilities”).
However, the Camp Center is the only winterized building
available for retreats year-round. Each group is responsible
for preparing its own meals unless alternate arrangements
are made with a local caterer.
Recreation experiences at Camp Timberledge include
boating/canoeing/kayaking, lake swimming, basketball,
softball, volleyball, and ping pong. Marked hiking,
cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing trails are
The 20-acre Timberledge Lake is stocked with bass,
bluegills, catfish and pickerel, and catch/release
fishing practices are encouraged. When the lake
freezes each winter, guests can try ice fishing
and ice skating.
Fishing equipment is not provided, and a Pennsylvania
fishing license is required for guests age 16 or
The Delaware River, part of the National Park System,
is a less than 6 away. Outfitters offer canoe,
kayak and raft rentals for groups interested
in day of
Relaxation is a natural at Camp Timberledge.
While unwinding outdoors, guests are likely
to see such
wildlife as beaver, deer, raccoons, squirrels
and numerous species
of birds, including families of ducks and geese.
A variety of trees and wild flowers are also
prevalent on the grounds. Two miles of lake-side
trails are popular with guests.
Shopping is convenient. Camp Timberledge is
two miles from a country store, restaurants
park, and within six miles of supermarkets,
K Mart, Wal-Mart, and specialty shops.
To Make Reservations: Contact Dr. Joseph
Barnes for application, rates and availability
or 570-729-8388 (July and August).
Member, Christian Camp and Conference Association