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Groups + Retreats + Events

Something for Everyone

Majestically set “high atop the Blue Ridge”, YMCA Camp Greenville hosts family reunions, health and wellness retreats, church groups, university groups,  Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Adventure Guides,—you name it! Everyone is welcome. Come spend a few days with us in our spectacular mountain setting. It’s the perfect spot for a group to get away from distractions like television and cell service. Camp Greenville is a safe place with great facilities and well-trained staff that want to make your weekend an unforgettable one for your participants.

Family Camp

The opportunity for the entire family – and extended family – to enjoy the camp experience together. Learn More

Professional Workshops

Team building and group dynamics activities to get businesses communicating and working better together. Learn More

Special Events

Our Setting

Camp Greenville is located in the heart of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Upper Greenville County, South Carolina. Its 1,400 acres of mountain wilderness are bordered by 12,000 acres of State Park woodlands. Our cabins and facilities, nestled among the trees and rhododendrons, combine to create a rustic atmosphere, ideal for any mountain getaway. In addition, we have a creative staff that allows us to offer a variety of exciting program options. Whether it’s a church retreat or a day-long excursion from the office, the professionals at YMCA Camp Greenville can help to create a memorable and productive retreat or conference.

Symmes Chapel: Pretty Place

Our most famous facility is the chapel, best know as “Pretty Place.” This registered scenic attraction offers spectacular views of South Carolina’s rippling mountains and sparkling Piedmont. It is an ideal location for worship services, devotions, breathtaking sunrises and other tailor-made ceremonies. The Chapel is available to all groups using our facilities upon prior request unless a wedding is pre-scheduled at the chapel.

Accommodations

Camp Greenville has the accommodations to suit the needs of groups from 20 to 300. Our cozy, climate controlled cabins sleep up to 300 and an additional 120 can rest in rustic adventure cabins in early fall and late spring (weather permitting). Each cabin is divided into two or three separate sleeping areas with bunk beds; complete bathrooms are located in each cabin. Selected cabins do provide semi-private sleeping quarters for guest speakers, chaperones, or group leaders. All participants must bring their own sleeping bags, linens, and towels.

Food Service

Our caring and accommodating Dining Hall staff prepares three hot meals seven days a week. Group Camping hosts buffet style dining in a relaxed atmosphere. Vegetarian options and other special dietary needs are available upon request. In addition to our hot bar at each meal, a complete cereal and fruit bar are available at breakfast. A full salad and fruit bar are available at lunch and dinner.

Programming Options

  • Animal Center
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Archery
  • Bouldering
  • Canoeing (April-October)
  • Climbing Experience – Indoor Climbing Wall
  • Group Dynamics – Team Building
  • Riflery
  • Square Dance
  • Swimming (June-August)
  • Star Lab
  • Zip Line
  • High Ropes (Additional Fee)

Our Goal

YMCA Camp Greenville is more than a beautiful meeting place. It is a community of camping professionals dedicated to serving groups of all ages and backgrounds. Our tailor-made programming allows us to suit the special needs of your organization.