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Bongiorno Christian Retreat Center

Welcome to the Bongiorno Christian Retreat Center. We are located in beautiful Central Pennsylvania just six miles outside of Carlisle Pennsylvania. Our mission is to provide a welcoming venue for our guests to hold a life changing conference, retreat or camp. When you arrive on our campus, you’ll agree, this cathedral of the outdoors is a special place; this is where God transforms lives. I invite you to experience the Bongiorno Christian Retreat Center where God turns every day into great days.

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Olympic size swimming pool

water slide



Wagon Rides

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We are able to work with churches and ministries of all types and specialize in helping you design a Christian Camp that is exactly right for your organization. We can comfortably accommodate up to 500 guests and have multiple meeting rooms of all sizes. So whether you want to host a weekend retreat or wish to plan an event of greater duration, we can easily meet your requirements.
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The right accommodations for your groups next Christian retreat makes all the difference! At Bongiorno Christian Retreat Center we provide all of the ingredients for a successful retreat, conference or similar shared event. From clean, comfortable accommodations, to well-equipped conference facilities, appetizing menus and gorgeous grounds, we strive to provide the best experience possible for all of our guests.
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Cathedral of the Outdoors

The first thing we learn about God from the Bible is that he is the Creator, the one who makes everything from nothing. After each phase of creation—light, sky, land, water, plants, animals, and humans—God stops for a moment to survey his work with delight, calling it “good” and finally “very good.” Everything that we […]

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Tips on making your Christian retreat super fun!

In the other blog titled, “How to plan a successful Christian Retreat”, we addressed retreats that were not very fun; some were just plain boring. We also talked about adding some fun elements to your retreat and camp. Included here are more ideas to add some fun elements and make your camp or retreat an […]

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How to plan a successful Christian retreat!

As a PA Christian retreat center, the Bongiorno Conference Center, hosts hundreds of retreats every year. Many are very successful and are able to bring in large numbers of guests which meets the objective of the organization hosting the retreat. But then there are those that really seem to struggle; every year their numbers go […]

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