41.2266° N, 75.2676° W
At Spruce Lake, we offer a thorough outdoor education program that shows students the miracles of God’s creation. Here, learning is an adventure, a discovery, a celebration, and knowledge grounded in biblical truth.
Our mission at Spruce Lake Outdoor School is to provide Christ-centered discoveries in an outdoor setting through experiential learning opportunities for participants of all ages.
Bring your Christian school or student group to Spruce Lake this year for a memorable day or overnight outdoor education trip.
Bring your student group of grades 4-12 to Spruce Lake for a retreat they won’t forget!
Team-building & adventure activities, compelling lessons on wildlife and outdoor skills, and dorm-style accommodations make for a unique learning experience that can become the highlight of your school year.
Receive a hearty 13 1/2 hours of instruction in a typical 3-day program that is boldly experiential and confidently Christ-centered. Our entire curriculum complements your own study areas, as well as teaching concepts of leadership, personal growth and spiritual development.
For local homeschool families and co-ops in grades 4-12, we offer a wide range of curriculum for your group. Experience and learn about nature at Spruce Lake with your children. One to three-day stays can be customized to fit the specific needs of your homeschool group or association.
Our team of outdoor educators offer flexible curriculum based on the season and your group’s needs and goals. These programs include:
Outdoor education retreats are available during the fall, winter, and spring for 1-3 night overnight trips. Group lodging is provided in our Wilderness Camp or Retreat Center facilities.
Spruce Lake Outdoor School is a Christ-centered educational ministry of Spruce Lake Retreat in the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania. Our property — over 800 acres of woods, fields, and mountain streams — is the perfect setting for discovering and learning about God’s created world.
Here are some important resources for you to download and use as you prepare for your trip to Spruce Lake Outdoor School:
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