Group and Group Leaders Frequently Asked Questions
If you have any questions that are not listed here please email our Group Sales Department at Groups@bmcr.org
Q. What should each guest bring to the retreat for his or her stay?
A. Linens (top sheet & fitted sheet for a twin or full sized bed depending on which they are in), towels, personal toiletries, i.e. shampoo, soap, hairdryers, his or her Bible and notebook, appropriate outer wear and foot wear for a camp environment, a flashlight.
Sheets and towels can be rented at the front desk for a nominal fee.
Q. What items can I rent at the retreat?
A. Sheets and towels, sports equipment, irons, coffee makers, extra keys, and a wheelchair (limited availability).
Q. What happens if my group needs assistance and the office is closed?
A. We have an after-hours number which is 570-386-8344 and have a person to assist you. Please see the Front Desk for office hours.
Q. What activities are available?
A. Hiking, fishing, swimming (between Memorial Day and Labor Day), tennis, volleyball, soccer, baseball, football, basketball, Gaga, the Blessing Shop, the greenhouses, the Book & Gift Shop, and several off campus partnerships seasonally like whitewater rafting and miniature golf.
Sports equipment can be rented at the Front Desk.
Please ask the Front Desk Staff for brochures on our off campus partnerships.
Q. Do you have Wi-Fi access?
A. Yes, we have limited Wi-Fi access in our Main Building and in several meeting rooms.
• Network Name: BMCR_Guest (device should automatically connect to the network)
• Once you open your browser a login screen should appear. Enter username: guest Password: mountain
Q. Do you have an ATM?
A. No, there is no ATM on campus; however, you may use your Discover, MasterCard or Visa at the Front Desk and in our Book & Gift Shop for making purchases. There is an ATM located at the corner of Routes 309 & 895 in the shopping plaza (a 5 minute drive from the retreat).
Q. Is there any other place to eat at the retreat other than the dining hall?
A. Yes, seasonally we have the Fireside Grill ‘N Chill which sells hamburgers, hot dogs, personal pizzas, chips, ice cream and other snack food. Please see the Front Desk for hours of operation. Also snacks can be purchased in our Book & Gift Shop. There are several vending machines with a variety of drinks on campus.
Q. Will my cell phone work while I am there?
A. AT&T and Verizon cell phone providers will work at the retreat. If you need to make a phone call, there is a courtesy phone at the Front Desk during office hours.