Penn Grove Retreat

Retreat Center for Your Youth & Adult Groups

Local Attractions

codorusCodorus State Park

Codorus State Park is only 1 mile from Penn Grove Retreat, offering 3,326 acres with hiking and horse trails. There is also a large lake, Lake Marburg, which offers excellent boating and fishing opportunities. The large sprawling Lake Marburg is a hot spot for anglers and boaters.

The forests of Codorus stand in tall contrast to the surrounding farmlands. Codorus is an excellent place to observe waterfowl and warblers during their spring and fall migrations.


Gettysburg Battlefield

Gettysburg, PA is a place for the history buffs! It’s about 30 minutes away from the camp. For those who have the urge to get away and shop, there are the Brand Name outlet stores at Gettysburg Outlets. Gettysburg is also home to the famous “Land of Little Horses.”

dutchwonderlandDutch Wonderland 

“A Kingdom For Kids”

Dutch Wonderland is located about an hour’s drive from Penn Grove Retreat and offers many rides and shows, which are great for the younger children.

Lancaster County

The Heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country

Lancaster County is known for its Amish Community, Country Markets, and beautiful rolling countryside. These attractions are only about 1 hour away from the camp.

Hershey’s Chocolate Worldhershey

Hershey Chocolate World is known for its candy and HersheyPark for its many rides.

It’s about an 1- 1/2 hour drive from Penn Grove Retreat. Many consider it to be worth the time.

National Aquarium in Baltimore

You can reach this outstanding Aquatic World in a 1 hour drive from Penn Grove Retreat.

Penn Grove Retreat
Formerly Camp PAMADEVA – Established 1896
6419 Pamadeva Rd
Hanover, PA 17331

Phone: 717-637-2334
Cell: 717-515-5600
Fax: 717-505-8579

Email: Click Here to Send

Penn Grove Retreat is owned and operated by Harvest Time Temple of Hanover, PA.

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