Welcome Home to Where Faith Meets the Mountains!

For over 50 years Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center has been a place set apart that intentionally provides for the faith development of people of all ages in Christian community within the natural beauty of God's creation. We continue to welcome home a variety of individuals and organizations who seek to get away from the normal routine of life, experience God, build community with each other, and enjoy the beauty of creation. Located about an hour southeast of Lexington, Kentucky, nestled in the foothills of Appalachia, Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center offers field trips, day retreats, and overnight options for individuals and groups year round and summer camp programming during June and July.

Welcome Home to Where Faith Meets the Mountains!

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Free VBS for Estill & Powell County Students

The Methodist Churches of Estill & Powell Counties have teamed up with Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center to provide a free, one day camp for rising 3rd thru 6th graders on Monday, June 1, for the first 75 students to register. Registration forms are available at Citizen's Guaranty Bank in Irvine, Cedar Grove UMC, Clay City UMC, Irvine UMC, Jackson Chapel UMC, Wisemantown UMC, the Aldersgate Camp Office and online. Registrations are due by Friday, May … [Read More...]

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Weekend availability

Book a retreat for your group today! Here are some weekend dates that have space! Call the office for week day space or to book your retreat! Weekend Availability (updated 6/11/15) Preparation for Summer Camp JUNE 8 - SUMMER CAMP BEGINS July 31-August 2: All of the lodging facilities are currently booked August 7–9:  All of the lodging facilities are currently booked August 14-16: 3 Cottages, Hill House, 4 Creekside rooms, Lodge, Chapel August 21-23: … [Read More...]

Golf Scramble 2015

Golf Scramble Date Change

  Update your calendars and plan to join us for the 12th Annual Aldersgate Golf Scramble at Gibson Bay Golf Course in Richmond, Kentucky, on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. to enjoy good fellowship, a rousing round of golf, and a chance to help support the ministry at Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center. Cost $65.00 per player. Be sure to inquire about hole sponsorship for your business. … [Read More...]

LM Weekend Banner 2015

Leisure Ministries Weekend

Join us for the first official winter programmed camp at Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center!  Based on the model of our ever popular Leisure Ministries (LM) camp during the summer, high school students, come spend the weekend at Aldersgate packing everything you love about LM during the summer into a few days! Sign up for unique activities each day (minors) while each evening experiencing intense worship geared toward making the Bible come alive! Watch the … [Read More...]

CAMP Work Day 2015

2nd Annual CAMP Work Day

  The Caring for Aldersgate Ministry Programs (CAMP) Work Day is a day in which we as a camp family come together and help maintain and prepare camp for the upcoming summer camp season. Come on Friday night and enjoy dinner fellowship, games, and worship or arrive Saturday for breakfast and work projects for all ages and skill. You will not want to miss this opportunity to spend some time at “home” working and playing alongside friends and family as we care … [Read More...]