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The Poconos

The Pocono Mountains are one of Pennsylvania’s top tourist attractions featuring beautiful mountains and rivers for hiking, biking and river adventures for the whole family. Mt. Gilead Camp takes full advantage of these resources for both their summer camp and retreat programs. Campers and rental groups at Mt. Gilead can enjoy guided canoe trips on the Delaware river, white water rafting on the Lehigh River and hiking in Big Pocono State Park which borders our 175 acre camp property.

Camelback Ski Mountain and Camelbeach Water Park

camelbeach-300x225Mt. Gilead is also located on the back side of Camelback Ski Mountain, one of Pennsylvania’s largest and highest rated ski facilities. Groups who rent Mt. Gilead as a retreat location during the winter have the ability to utilize our close proximity to Camelback for ski retreats. In the summer, Camelback transforms to Camelbeach Outdoor Water Park. Camelbeach has 16 different water park features for all ages and offers group discounts and day or weekend passes.


Big Pocono State Park

Groups staying at Mt. Gilead gain access to not only our 175 acre property of wooded trails, but direct access to Big Pocono State Park. Take the one hour hike from our property to the top of Big Pocono State Park for a cookout dinner while watching the sun go down.

The Crossings Premium Outlets

If outdoor adventure isn’t your thing or you just need a break from nature, The Crossings Premium Outlets are also located within 7 miles of Mt. Gilead Camp and Conference Center. With over 100 indoor outlet stores in one location, the Crossings premium outlets are a great place to visit with your family or rental group.

Kalahari Resorts | Poconos

Pennsylvania’s largest indoor water park is only 15 minutes from Mt. Gilead. Offering day passes for local groups and open year around, Kalahari indoor water park is an experience you will never forget. Groups are able to stay at Mt. Gilead’s facilities, visit Kalahari’s 100,000 square foot water park for the day or integrate it into your groups conference or retreat agenda.