At Camp Conquest, we believe that the camp experience is the greatest tool for evangelism and discipleship available to the church today. It is our goal to utilize the resources of Camp Conquest to help you accomplish your ministry goals. So, give us a call, let us know what you hope to accomplish with your event and we will help you make it happen.
Can anyone use the facility?
- Camp Conquest is a ministry of the Charis Fellowship. As such we have strongly held religious beliefs and practices.
- For all groups that utilize our facility to run activities and retreats, we ask that you affirm our beliefs, and that you agree to respect those beliefs by not teaching or behaving in any way contrary to those beliefs while on site.
- A link can be found under the Who We Are section of this website or on the rental contract.
What kinds of events can be held at Camp Conquest?
Many youth, men’s, and women’s groups have found Camp Conquest a great place to host a Friday 7PM to Sunday 2PM event.
Week Long Camp
Your church can host its own week of summer camp.
Are you looking for a place to hold a church picnic or family reunion? What about a birthday party or a special outside event? Kern Activity Center is a great venue with a pavilion, kitchen, and bathhouses located next to the pool.
How many people can Camp Conquest accommodate?
Camp Conquest can accommodate groups from 20 to 90 year round. Increased capacity of 140 is available during warmer months. Exclusive use of the facility is available for groups of 75 or more.
How much does renting Camp Conquest cost?
We offer a-la-cart rental options at per person rates. We specialize in helping groups who want to do their own food service or run their own programs. All-inclusive plans that include meals, activities, and programming are also available. Call and speak with our Guest Group Coordinator for more information!
How do meals work at Camp Conquest?
Do Your Own
Many groups prefer this option in order to save money. Our kitchen is fully equipped to allow your staff to prepare meals your way and on your schedule.
Camp Conquest prepares traditional Lancaster County meals. Sample menus are available.
What activities can our group do at Camp Conquest?
Staffed program options are charged by the hour. Our staff can lead your group in camp activities such as Archery, Rifles, Giant Swing, Team Building Initiatives, Swimming, Waterslide, and many others.
What are the facilities and buildings like at Camp Conquest?
Camp Conquest rents our facility based upon the size of your group. We have three lodges each with meeting space, kitchen, bathrooms and cabin space.
Our cabins our equipped with adult quality mattresses, attached bathrooms, heat, A/C, and carpet. Each cabin has 16 beds (bunk bed, dorm style). Our overflow cabins sleep 14 people each but utilize a separate bathhouse. A small gym alongside a pavilion offers adequate indoor space during inclement weather. Our outdoor areas include Sport Fields, Hiking Trails, a small fishing pond, campfire circle swings, and outdoor classroom areas allow your group to do most of the actives outside during the nicer weather.
There are three lodging options to consider:
- Sprecher Lodge (Groups under 50ppl),
- Lutz & Hope Lodge (Groups of 40-75ppl),
- Exclusive Use (groups of 75+, includes Spercher, Lutz and Hope Lodges)
Sprecher Lodge features a meeting room with carpet, heat & A/C, sound and projection, and restrooms. The attached kitchen is equipped to serve your group. The meeting room can accommodate up to 90 people. Elm and Walnut cabins are located on the lower level and each have 16 beds and bathrooms. This lodge can be rented independently and is ideal for groups of 20-50 people.
Lutz & Hope Lodges
Lutz Lodge features a meeting room with carpet, heat & A/C, sound and projection, and restrooms. The meeting room can accommodate up to 99 people. Oak and Pine cabins are located on the lower level and each have 16 beds and bathrooms. The combination of Lutz and Hope Lodges are ideal for groups of 40-75 people.
Hope Lodge is home to our Dining Hall and two cabins, Cedar and Spruce. The dining hall can seat up to 90 people comfortably. Folding tables and chairs are available for your group to set up as desired. The kitchen is equipped with a convection oven, two standard ovens, 10 burner stove, walk-in refrigerator, chest freezer, dishwasher, pots, pans, and dishware. Groups can utilize this lodge when rented with Lutz Lodge or by renting the entire camp. Cedar and Spruce cabins each have 16 beds and attached bathrooms.
Groups of 75 or more people can have exclusive use of our facility which includes 6 cabins (sleeps 16 each) with attached bathrooms. Plus, up to 4 overflow cabins (sleeps 14 each) that use a detached bathhouse. Two meeting rooms (Lutz and Sprecher) that seat up to 90 people and dining hall (Hope). Groups with more then 100 people can use Kern Activity Center or the Gym for their services/sessions. This is ideal for a group of 75-100 year round or up to 140 in the summer.