Weekend Retreats

We offer a variety of housing and meeting accommodations to best serve the needs of your group.  With approximately 300 beds covering 400 acres and meeting rooms for all sizes of groups, we are sure to have the facilities to accommodate you during our non-summer camp season.

YMCA Camp Hanes is happy to work with any church, civic, corporate, educational or non-profit group whose event falls within the bounds of the YMCA mission of “Helping people reach their God given potential in spirit, mind and body.”  Unfortunately we can not accommodate individuals camping or events like family reunions and weddings.


We offer 14 Cabins that sleep 18 people and 4 Lower cabins that sleep 16 in comfortable bunk beds with full restroom facilities in each sleeping quarter.

The Downstairs Dining Hall offers two rooms that sleeps 20 people (on bunks) per room with full restroom facilities for each room. There is an adjoining gathering room and the dining hall is steps away.

Our Alphin Retreat Center (ARC) sleeps 16 in 4 bedrooms.  The building has two bedrooms on each side joined by a full restroom facilities.  The main area has a comfortable couches and chairs, dinning tables and benches, kitchenette, fireplace, large tv with hookups for computers.  The building has a back porch overlooking the lake and zip-lines with rocking chairs and an outdoor fireplace.  The main room can also be used as a meeting space.  


The new Reynolds Conference Center is capable of seating up to 350 people auditorium style or over 150 people seated at tables.  The main room has a kitchenette and a small meeting space.  We have a sound system, screen, and projector for your speaker, music and group needs.  The building has a beautiful view of the lake and mountain.  

The Baker Center Conference Room is capable of seating up to 300 people auditorium style or over 100 people seated at tables. The Conference Room is also divisible to give you two smaller meeting spaces if you would prefer to have one side around tables and one side auditorium style. The gymnasium and outdoor recreation space are right outside your meeting space for break time activities.

The Nature Room, Small Dining Hall or the Rec Hall can also be used as meeting or breakout spaces for groups of all sizes.

We offer a full range of audio visual equipment for your event, let us know your needs and we can help prepare your meeting room to meet your needs.


Our food service staff is prepared to serve you healthy, tasty delicious meals for breakfast lunch and dinner! We always encourage our guests to eat meals provided by camp. This will save you lots of time and energy.

If you have questions about weekend retreats, please contact our Associate Director of Conference, Jared Causby at j.causby@ymcanwnc.org, or call the office 336-983-3131.