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Get away to the great outdoors without going too far!

Y family retreats offer a great way for families to disconnect from everyday stresses and reconnect with each other at YMCA Camp High Harbour at beautiful Lake Allatoona, or Lake Burton. From archery to kayaking and volleyball to the climbing wall, the whole family can enjoy activities together.


YMCA Camp High Harbour at Lake Allatoona Upcoming Family Retreat Dates

Family Retreat Dates:
April 20 - 21st

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YMCA Camp High Harbour at Lake Burton Upcoming Family Retreat Dates

Please check back in the summer of 2024 for Fall 2024 Family Retreat dates. 



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A YMCA Family Retreat is an opportunity for your family to enjoy and experience one of our premier overnight outdoor camping facilities together. Families can participate in traditional camp activities, enjoy a menu of classic camp food, disconnect from technology and reconnect with each other in the great outdoors.  

YMCA Facility Members:
$408 for a family of four; $79 each additional person

YMCA Program Members:
$483 for a family of four; $89 each additional person ages 3 and under are free  

Each family will have an overnight stay in one of our traditional cabins on Friday and Saturday night. All meals and activities are included in the weekend price.  

The base charge to rent a cabin for the family retreat covers up to the first four attendees. Each additional participant is a per person cost. No more than 10 participants will be allowed in a single cabin.  

At your Family Retreat, each family will have their own cabin for their time at camp. We recognize that there is not a single definition of family and allow participants to define family however they would like. We will be limiting the number of participants in a single cabin to 10 people.  

Each cabin will be professionally cleaned upon your arrival. Cabins will have two private bathrooms equipped with full showers, vanity, sink and toilet. All beds are twin size bunk beds. Depending on the season, all cabins have central heating and air conditioning. 

Activities include, but are not limited to:  

• Paddleboards/Kayaks  

• Blob  

• Swimming  

• Climbing Tower  

• High Ropes Course  

• Arts and Crafts  

• Team Sports - Field, Basketball Court, Sand Volleyball Court  

• Archery and Slingshot  

• Frisbee Golf  

• Gaga Ball  

• Fishing (Bring Your Own Gear, Adults need a current fishing license)  

• Board/Card Games 

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We loved the Family Retreat and can’t wait to go again! There were tons of fun activities for our whole family. The staff were courteous and mindful of safety. It was a very positive experience! 

Fall 2022 Family Retreat Participant