Retreat 2

Bible Center Church

Join us in #AlmostHeaven

August 9-10, 2024

Spend time with friends, challenge your faith, and enjoy some of West Virginia’s best mountain views at the Summit Bechtel Reserve.

Book Your Registration and Lodging

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Select which Package you’d like and click Book Now.

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If booking Lodging, only one Registration Fee will be added. Please purchase additional Registrations using the registration link below.

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Finish Checkout online and get ready for your next adventure in #AlmostHeaven


$ 284
  • Includes:
    - Lodging for one night
    - All Meals for one Person
    - All Meetings

Camp Site

$ 150
  • Includes:
    - Lodging for one night
    - All Meals for one Person
    - All Meetings

Registration &

$ 125
  • Includes:
    - All Meals for one Person
    - All Meetings

    Book your Activities
    (additional cost)
REgistration only

Bunkhouse rooms will be shared with 2 guys and it’s a great opportunity to meet new folks!
Register for the retreat and any extras, and then reserve your bunk here:

The adventures...

While attending Bible Center Church Men’s Retreat, you will have the opportunity to chose from multiple activities including Ziplining, Skeet Shooting, Fishing, or Hiking. Fishing and Hiking are provided at no additional cost to you and do not require preregistration.

Traveling to the Summit

Address for Google Maps or Waze: 

Yamagata Hall & Lodge
Mt Hope, WV 25880

The Summit is accessible through the south gate in Mt Hope via WV-Route 61.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will meals be provided?

Yes, four meals are included in the price of your registration.

Friday Dinner – Angus Burgers, Grilled Brats with sautéed onions & peppers, baked beans, country macaroni salad, corn & Frito salad along with smoked cheddar mac n cheese and kettle chips.

Saturday Breakfast – Scrambled eggs, seasoned potatoes, bacon & fresh sliced fruit, assorted pastries, and homestyle grits

Saturday Lunch – Variety of deli meats and cheeses, roasted vegetables, lettuce, tomato, condiments, artisan bread served with side salad, bakers chips & cookies.

Saturday Dinner – Pasta with Pomodoro and Alfredo Sauces, garlic bread & salads. 

When will Registration Close?

You can register for the event and activities through July 28, 2024. 

Are there fun things to do near the Summit?

In Fayetteville (within 15 minutes of the North Gate): 

  • Wisteria’s Gifts – 147 S. Court St. 
  • Dove Village Shops (Country crafts, linens, unique decor) – 519 Hinkle
  • The New River Gorge Bridge & Visitor’s Center (a National Park offering hiking, river rafting and more) 

In Beckley: 

“Exhibition Coal Mine” is a Coal town example to tour. Miners guide a riding tour into a mine shaft with a historical glimpse of what mining was like in the height of the business during Rocket Boys years. 

Tamarack Marketplace is a MUST SEE for shopping (& lunch) as it is a WV Crafter’s Guild shopping of everything imaginable!  - 1 Tamarack Park in Beckley, about 30 min from SBR gate 

Other Options 

Autumn is spectacular for Appalachian color—a drive through the countryside is breathtaking 



  • Campestres at Harpers Road 
  • Don Rizo Mexican Kitchen and Cantina in Downtown Fayetteville 



  • Pies & Pints – Serves drinks and Artisan Pizza in Downtown Fayetteville….15 min from SBR gate – 219 W. Maple 

About the Summit...

Nestled in the wilds of West Virginia, the Summit Bechtel Reserve is an expansive 10,000-acre property boasting world-class facilities, scenic views, lodging, and recreational activities that are second to none. You are sure to have a “mountain top” experience when you host your next event at the Summit.  Strategically located close to major highways, the Summit is within 500 miles of 63% of the US Population and easily reached by all surrounding States.