Educational Retreats

Interested in bringing your K-12 school group to Pleasant Ridge Camp and Retreat Center?  Please contact us at 864-676-2180 ext. 2204 or email

Overnight School led Retreat – PRCRC provides lodging, meeting spaces and food service.  School provides its own program; if PRCRC provides program pricing below would apply.

Lodging                                  $24.00 per person per night

All Meals                                 $8.00 per person per meal


Team Building Packages – Facilitated by certified PRCRC Staff.  Schools may choose from the list below.  PRCRC Program staff will need to be contacted for booking; minimum and maximum group sizes do apply as well as minimum age limits.

Low Ropes/Team Building 2 – 4 hour event

Group Initiatives                     $8.00 per person

Team Development Course     $16.00 per person

High Ropes 2 – 6 hour event

Giant Swing                            $12.00 per person

Zip Lines                                 $20.00 per person

Alpine Tower                          $20.00 per person

High Ropes                             $24.00 per person

  • Minimum age for team all team building events is 8 years.
  • Minimum group size for all team building is 10.
  • Maximum group size limits – please call for information.


Camp Program Activities – Events facilitated by trained PRCRC Staff- Archery, Sling Shots, Field Games, Frisbee Golf, Nature Shed, Bobcat Rides, Orienteering Course, Crafts, Tie Dying Nature Hikes and Cooking

All of the above are                $6.00 per person


Special Camp Program Activities – Events facilitated by certified PRCRC Staff –

The following are 2 – 8 hour events

Canoeing or Kayaking in the lake       $15.00 per person

Canoeing or Kayaking off site            $35.00 per person includes transportation


Gem Mining – More suitable for younger students; however older students might find this fun as well.  Use our gem mining flume to search for and identify gems.  Gems include South and North Carolina native gems Ruby, Sapphire, Aquamarine, Unakite, Tourmaline, Emerald and Peridot; as well as other gems Amethyst, Citrine, Crystal Quartz, Agate, Green Adventurine, Pyrite, Flourite, Topaz, Garnet, Rose Quartz, Calcite, and Sodalite.

Students are able to keep the gems they find.

Gem Bucket                            $10.00 per person


Evening Activities – Dance Party, Night Hike or Camp Fire Program

Per Activity                             $24.00