Retreat to Reed
Located 30 miles north of Spokane on beautiful Fan Lake, Camp Reed offers a unique setting including accommodations and group facilities for the ultimate outdoor “get away” experience on 555 private acres. Come to camp with your school, nonprofit or church or sign up for one of our retreats!
Rent Camp Reed
Camp Reed is available for rental by non-profit groups, churches, or schools before and after our traditional camping season, September – May. We have 25 modern cabins available for overnight lodging, each sleeping 10-12 people. Camp Reed also has a Lakeview Retreat located in the lower level of the lodge, which includes two bunk rooms, each able to sleep 20 people. We can accommodate groups as small as 25 and as large as 300.
Groups have the option of preparing their own food in our fully equipped commercial kitchen or relaxing while our capable staff take care of the meal prep and clean up. Rental groups also have the opportunity to take advantage of fantastic recreational activities such as waterfront, hiking, boating, challenge course, and more. Additional fees may apply.
Check-In is 4pm and Check-Out is 1pm. Exclusive use is not guaranteed unless prior arrangements have been made.
The first question most teachers ask is, “What can my classroom do at camp?” Start here to get a quick orientation on what YMCA Camp Reed offers:
- 555 acres with many hiking and nature trail options such as Graves Castle and the Lost Lake Trail
- Lake, swamp, and creek habitats – perfect for ecology and water science studies
- Wildlife – Camp Reed is host to many species, from beaver to bear!
- Basketball court
- Volleyball court
- Sport field
- Ga Ga pit
- Several campfire locations
- Outdoor meeting spaces: Chapel, Large deck, Pavilion (covered)
- Indoor meeting spaces: Arts & Crafts building, Rotary Hall (newly renovated), and Lakeview Lodge
Teachers may choose from the following options:
- Climbing Tower
- Challenge Course – Experiential Education Programs
- Giant Swing (in the main camp)
- Swimming (Lifeguards required)
- Boating (Lifeguards required)
- Target Sports – archery
- Outdoor Education options upon request
YMCA Camp Reed offers many program options for schools. Additional fees apply.
Confirm Your Date: A non-refundable deposit of 25% of your total rental plus a $200 damage deposit is required to confirm your reservation.
Payment in Full & Final Numbers: Payment in full, including special options and final participant numbers, is due two weeks prior to your arrival unless prior arrangements have been made. There will be no refund for fewer participants and increases in numbers may not be accommodated after this date (depending on staffing availability).
Women’s Retreat Weekend – TBA 2022
Relax. Renew. Take some needed downtime for yourself!
Join us for a weekend filled with friends and fun! Whether you want to spend the time exploring your artistic side or physically challenge yourself on the high elements, there is something for everyone. Bring a friend or join in independently. TBA for 2022.
Take your group to the next level with a powerful experience on the Camp Reed challenge course and climbing wall, designed to develop teamwork and communication skills among members of your group. Our challenge course staff is among the best out there, combining many years of experience and high-quality training to ensure a positive, growth experience for your group or team.
For more information including customized programs and prices, please contact Nicki “Doodle” Watt
The Camp Reed Challenge Course provides the opportunity for your school, team, or staff to grow together! This rewarding experience takes place at Camp Reed in a unique wilderness setting. Through fun and challenging activities and positive group dynamics, we facilitate individual growth and team bonding. Activities are not designed to be competitive but are designed to increase confidence, communication, and competence.
Our challenge course encompasses 13 roped and harnessed high elements and over 15 low elements, with exciting new high elements constructed in 2017. Contact us for more information on customizing the perfect program for your group!
We can accommodate groups from 8-100, and offer the choice of morning and afternoon sessions for even larger groups. Programs vary in length from 2 hours for high energy, props-based program right in camp to intense, highly productive 6 or 8-hour programs designed to maximize team potential. Our most popular program, often used by school groups, lasts 4 hours and includes a wide range of activities from icebreakers to a high element. We can help your classroom start the school year with tools for a successful classroom community, or help to celebrate the year with a spring session.
Camp Reed’s challenge course staff will work with you to determine group goals which will allow us to program effectively for your classroom’s needs. Common themes include communication, self-efficacy and resilience, leadership, inclusion, and creating new friendships across clique and socio-economic lines.
To view photos of each cabin, simply click the cabin name below.
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