Nestled in the heart of the Pennsylvania Poconos, Mt. Gilead has provided an exceptional Christian girls’ summer camp program for more than 60 years. Campers play, learn, and grow while participating in archery, swimming, riflery, drama, horsemanship, and canoeing–to name just a few! In a warm and friendly atmosphere, Christian staff lead engaging activities and interactive, creative small-group Bible studies, all focused on loving girls to Christ and helping them to develop dynamic relationships with Him. Meals served family-style, praise and worship singing, campfires, fun camp traditions, off-the-wall silly songs, games, and activities enhance the experiences of making new friends and enjoying Christian fellowship. The heart of Mt. Gilead is our Lord, and His praise is incorporated into every area of the camping program. Here girls mature and grow in Him, and make friends and memories that will last a lifetime!
Our ideal location is a beautiful site for any special occasion. Our property includes lots of tall pine trees, open spaces, wooded areas, quiet spots, and lots of housing. We are situated 87 miles west of New York City and approximately 100 miles north of downtown Philadelphia. Mt. Gilead is available for rental groups outside of our regular summer camp season – August through June. Whether it is a one-day celebration or a week-long retreat, we will customize a memorable experience for your group. We have a magnificent piece of property that will make your event an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.
Mt. Gilead Camp and Conference Center sits on over 175 acres of forest located at the base of Big Pocono State Park. With 17 buildings, 8 meeting spaces, and countless activity options such as boating, fishing, swimming, archery, riflery, high & low ropes courses, volleyball and much more, Mt. Gilead has a lot to offer! It is precisely that range of facility offerings that allow us to accommodate groups as small as 5 people all the way up to 130!
The best way to get to know Mt. Gilead is to come for a visit and let us show you around. Contact us to schedule an appointment or speak with us on the phone about summer camp and retreat options.
The Pocono Mountains are one of Pennsylvania’s top tourist attractions featuring beautiful mountains and rivers for hiking, biking and river adventures abound for the whole family. Mt. Gilead takes full advantage of these resources for both our 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.
Mt. Gilead is located on the back side of Camelback Ski Mountain, one of Pennsylvania’s largest and most highly 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 water park. Camelbeach has 16 different water park features for all ages and offers group discounts and day or weekend passes.
If outdoor adventure isn’t your thing, The Crossings Premium Outlets are located within 10 minutes of Mt. Gilead Camp and Conference Center. With over 100 outlet stores in one location, the Crossings premium outlets are a great place to visit with your family or group.
Mt. Gilead Camp and Conference is located at 440 Rinker Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360. For precise directions, please use the button below: