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A successful event goes beyond entertainment.

Planning a retreat is a lot of work. From choosing a theme, to planning the schedule, to getting a guest speaker, and inviting folks to come, there are a thousand details to keep track of. At WCRC, we understand what you’re going through and we’re here to help! With all the work you are putting in, the last thing you need is a retreat center that doesn’t live up to your group’s expectations.


Williamsburg Getaways Should Be Relaxing

Our resort-style retreat center lets you focus on ministry impact,
while we help with everything else.

Comfortable Lodging

Comfortable Lodging

A good retreat starts with comfort. At WCRC, you’ll find comfortable lodging options to meet your group’s needs. Choose from RV camping, cabins, cottages, or hotel rooms. WCRC has an option your group will enjoy.

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Great Food

Great Food

Food is a critical component to a weekend away. Our dedicated food service staff is committed to serving you delicious buffet-style meals in the comfort of our Magnolia Dining Room.

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On-Site Activities

On-Site Activities

At WCRC you can enjoy our many on-site recreation options at no additional charge. These include basketball, tennis, volleyball, hiking trails and more. Or, let us provide one or more of our Guided Activities. These include hayrides, popcorn bonfire, zip line and archery.

Guided Activities…

The heart of our mission is shared by every staff member and volunteer.

Williamsburg Christian Retreat Center provides a place for the Holy Spirit to work in the lives of ​kids and adults through camping and retreats, so that every life can be changed by Jesus, welcomed into His family, and​ serving Him.

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What WCRC has to offer



Whether you’re planning a retreat for your women’s ministry, a getaway for your small group, or a big event for the youth in your church, WCRC is a great place for your next retreat.

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Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Kaleidoscope Camp provides a Christian camping experience that invites campers into a relationship with Jesus Christ by sharing the Gospel, teaching Biblical truths, and encouraging campers to share Jesus’ love in their communities.

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Guided Activities

Guided Activities

Let our trained staff lead some activities so you can relax and enjoy the ride. From Zip Line to Hayrides, Archery and Team Building Games, choose the activity that’s the right speed for your group.

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With 300 peaceful wooded acres, WCRC has lots of recreation options for you to enjoy. Basketball, tennis, volleyball and softball, hiking trails, disc golf, and more.

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During the summer months, enjoy a refreshing dip in the pool. WCRC has a baby pool for the little ones and plenty of room for kids and adults in our 25-yard swimming pool. And, there’s always a lifeguard on duty.

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Our Colonial Pines Campground has full hook-up RV sites that are great for your motorhome, travel trailer, pop-up, or tent.

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  • I love this place! I have great memories of going there with our church and now I am taking my kids There is a lot to do and it is clean and the staff is helpful and friendly

  • We were just recently there for a church retreat What a wonderful place!!! Located in the middle of the forest like an oasis
    Surely the Holy Spirit has one of his favorite locations there We will indeed come back💓

  • I had the opportunity to work here this past summer What a wonderful place to get away and relax Great for families and the summer camp is great!

  • Our Women’s Church group started having retreats there in 2012 and the women want to go back every year! We love the peacefulness and the ability to focus on God more there The staff is very nice and have gotten to know our group from coming back every year It’s beautiful there and not far from where we live so we don’t have far to travel It is a very inspirational place They have a lot to offer for any age group

  • Was here for a retreat with church friends and it was a great experience No TV or “business” to distract from a get away I like how they have different kinds of experiences, whether you want to stay in a lodge, cabin, or set up a trailer, this place has it all for a great camping experience

Retreats, Family Reunions, Overnight Field Trips. No matter the occasion, we’ll help you enjoy every moment.

Or call us at (757) 566-2256

WCRC Events

One thing that is essential to who we are…

WCRC has hosted more than 500+ groups over the last 30 years, and our 4.8+ Star ratings on both Google and Facebook are full of comments from our guests. Through this experience, we’ve learned many things about retreats.

But, one thing is extra essential:

We know that when people explore God’s Word while enjoying his creation, something great is bound to happen.

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Our Location

Conveniently located near Colonial Williamsburg & Busch Gardens in VA!

Our central location in the Mid-Atlantic makes it easy for families travel to Williamsburg Christian Retreat Center. We’re easily accessible from North Carolina, Maryland, Washington D.C., etc. because we’re only ~30 minutes from I-95 and 5 minutes from I-64.

Approximate Driving Times:

  • Richmond, VA – :40
  • Norfolk, VA – 1:05
  • Virginia Beach – 1:10
  • Washington, DC – 2:10
  • Charlottesville, VA – 1:40
  • Rocky Mount, NC – 2:20
  • Harrisonburg, VA – 2:30
  • Greenville, NC – 2:50
  • Baltimore, MD – 2:50
  • Durham, NC – 2:50
  • Raleigh, NC – 3:00
  • Winston-Salem, NC – 3:50
  • North Carolina border – 1:30
  • Maryland border – 1:30
  • Delaware border – 3:10
  • South Carolina border – 4:00
  • Petersburg, VA – 1:00
  • Fredericksburg, VA – 1:30
  • Lynchburg, VA – 2:40
  • Roanoke, VA – 3:20
  • Fayetteville, NC – 3:20
  • Greensboro, NC – 3:30
  • Wilmington, NC – 4:10
  • Philadelphia, PA – 4:10

So, whether you’re looking for a Williamsburg family resort, campground/RV park, or a retreat center near Richmond, VA; Northern Virginia; Washington D.C.; or Baltimore, MD, consider our Christian retreat and conference center.

Address: 9275 Barnes Road, Toano, VA 23168
GPS Coordinates: 37.419961, -76.843194

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Frequently Asked Questions

Williamsburg Christian Retreat Center offers a variety of lodging options for your family retreat, such as modern lodging options, large cabins, and of course cottages.

    1. Hotel-style Rooms – Our Oakwood Lodge features the comforts and familiarity of a modern hotel (without a TV or telephone to promote retreat experience).
    2. Cabins – For the larger groups WCRC’s Cabin Village features five cabins that sleep 12 guests. Each has two bathrooms and two showers. The cabins are arranged around a Commons Building with meeting space, dining space and a kitchen. Great for youth groups, family retreats, women’s retreats, men’s retreats, church retreats, and more.
    3. Cottage – This bunkhouse-style cottage is perfect for youth groups. Laurel has 4 bedrooms (4 bunk beds in each room, one is a single over double which can sleep 3) 2 bathrooms, a full kitchen, and a spacious meeting area in the center of the cottage. Handicapped accessible.

Click here to find out all the activities you can do during your Christian family retreat!

There’s a lot that Williamsburg Christian Retreat Center has to offer for every type of retreat, summer camp and day activities. Whether you’re planning a women’s ministry, or simply planning a fun memorable getaway for your family, we’ve got you covered.

    1. Zip Line
    2. Hayrides
    3. Archery
    4. Boating
    5. Pool
    6. Camping
    7. Disc Golf
    8. Hiking
    9. Volleyball
    10. And more!

Click here to find out all you can do during your Christian family retreat!

Our central location in the Mid-Atlantic makes it easy for families travel to Williamsburg Christian Retreat Center:

Address: 9275 Barnes Road, Toano, VA 23168

GPS Coordinates: 37.419961, -76.843194

We’re easily accessible from North Carolina, Maryland, Washington D.C., etc. because we’re only ~30 minutes from I-95 and 5 minutes from I-64.

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To plan your family’s vacation retreat, connect with our team and we will help you with every detail. Get started:

  1. Request a quote.
  2. Confirm your dates (must be within the next 30 days).
  3. Choose your package and options.
  4. Relax and enjoy your family getaway!
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