Activities

Guest Group Retreats...Providing a place of retreat where people can encounter Jesus Christ.

Ghormley guests enjoy a variety of activities throughout the year, both at our camp and in the surrounding area. Please inquire with the Guest Group Director about availability. We prefer to schedule all activities 2-3 months prior to your event.

Please see the table below for activity availabilities! A PDF version of this can be downloaded from the Helpful Docs section to the left.

Year-Round

 Activity Description Cost
The Sundeck The Sundeck is our camp store.  We will open it almost anytime you want us to, if you schedule it in advance.  We offer candy, soda, and souvenirs of all sizes.  The Sundeck goes great with free times and night swims!  (On-Site) Free
Frisbee Golf

Our 18-hole course is fun for all ages.  (On-Site)  Print course map

Free
Sports We have basketball and volleyball courts, and a large grassy meadow for football, soccer, softball, ultimate frisbee, etc. (equipment available for all).  (On-Site) Free
Broom Hockey Played on our basketball court, this activity is most enjoyable with snow, but can be played any time. Free
Campfire Rings There are campfire rings throughout camp to enjoy the beautiful evenings.  Wood is provided.  (On-Site) Free
Jump-Off Creek
Adjacent to camp, Jump-off Creek is used for hikes, nature studies, and reflection by the bubbling brook.  This spring-fed creek runs all year round.  (On-site) Free
Hiking
Miles of trails connect to camp and hundreds of miles of trails are within a few miles drive.  There are also numerous mountain meadows to enjoy.  Harley Meadow is a short hike south from camp and is used by groups for games and hikes.  Beargrass Meadow is northeast of camp and is a wonderful place to hang out with elk and reflect on God's majesty.  Also, Mt. Rainier National Park is only a 45 minute drive, and open in the non-winter months.  (On and Off-Site) Free

 Spring, Summer, Fall (No snow, above 32 degrees)

Paintball
A great free-time activity.  We have a wonderful paintball course and can accommodate up to 10 players playing at a time. (On-Site) $7/person/game (125 paintballs)
Archery
Fun for ages 8 and up; we even have kid-friendly bows!  (On-Site)
$15/hour
High and Low Ropes Elements

Giant Swing, Zipline, Cable Crossing, Multi-Vine, Leap of Faith, Jacob's Ladder.  (On-Site)  All participants must sign Participant Agreement Form! 

$40/hour/each
High and Low Ropes Team-Building
Great for a group day outing to focus on team-building or a fun addition to a group staying here overnight.  We design a customized program based on your group's goals.  We provide a half day/full day rate and provide facilitators.  (On-Site)  All participants must sign Participant Agreement Form! 

Overnight Groups: $15/person/halfday $25/person/fullday Day Groups: $25/person/halfday $40/person/fullday

Heated Pool
Our pool is available mid-June through Labor Day.  We also offer night swims! (On-site) $35/hour
Canoeing
At Rimrock Lake, Lost Lake, or Clear Lake.  We will bring the canoes to the lake if you do not have a vehicle that can tow them. We also provide life vests.  Note: Use fees apply at Rimrock ($8) and Clear ($5) Lakes.  Available mid-June through Labor Day. (Off-Site)

$15/hour if Ghormley transports the canoes

Free if you have a vehicle that can pull the trailer

Boating & Fishing
At Rimrock Lake, Lost Lake, or Clear Lake.  No equipment provided by Ghormley.  Available mid-June through Labor Day. (Off-Site)  Check restrictions: http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/washington/County/Yakima/
Free
River Tubing Tubing the Tieton River is a great activity.  Our 20-minute tube run takes up to 6 people through a beautiful and exciting stretch of God's creation.  Total time is 45 minutes.  Available mid-June through Labor Day.  This activity depends on river conditions. (Off-Site) $35/run
White Water Rafting In September, local companies offer white water rafting.  This activity depends on river conditions.  (Off-Site) Check with companies

 Winter (Snow)

Tubing Hill A highlight activity for winter groups.  Tubes and helmets are provided by Ghormley.  If available, groups may pay for day use of the tubing hill.  (On-Site) Free for overnight groups $10.50/person for day groups
Snow & X/C Skiing White Pass Ski Resort is only 17 miles from camp.  It is a terrific winter wonderland.  (20% Beginner; 60% Intermediate; 20% Advanced)  Ski rentals are available in Rimrock Retreat as well as the White Pass Resort.  (Off-Site) Prices for the resort are available at www.skiwhitepass.com
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