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Pecometh Summer Activities

Please remember that Pecometh is private property, and registration is required for all guests who are not part of a group reservation or retreat program. 

 

Day Activities 

  • Swimming at the Pool: The Pecometh pool is opening up! We are limiting registration to 35 people per session in order to ensure that our guests are able to appropriately social distance. 
  • Fishing on the Pier: Come fish at Pecometh (and help us get rid of invasive snakehead fish). Must bring own fishing gear. Please note: participants 16 and older will need to bring a fishing license. Purchase License Here
  • Walking and Relaxing: Walk the roads and trails at Pecometh, or just settle down in a quiet spot for some peace and play. 
  • Canoeing and Kayaking: Paddle on the Chester River with family and friends; facilitated by Pecometh Staff. Please note: canoes may only be shared by people in the same family unit. Families will need to bring their own PFDs for children under 30lb.
  • Guided Kayak Trip: Explore the waters of the Chester River with Pecometh Staff to guide the way. (Limited to youth and adults who are at least 12 years old). 
  • Bring Your Own Canoe/Kayak: Between 8:30 am and 7:30 pm on designated dates, bring your own non-motorized watercraft to launch from Riverside and explore the beautiful scenery of the Chester River. Participants must bring all of their own gear, including PFDs as legally required.
  • Bring a Picnic Lunch: All food must be consumed at designated picnic areas (Riverside Tent and Grove Picnic Area). During lunch hours picnic area use must be reserved so that we can ensure that guests are able to appropriately social distance. 

To see available time slots, click the button below to begin a registration

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We'll offer more opportunities as we are able to get them up and running, and as allowed by the State of Maryland.

Camp Activity Weekend Packages

Want to stay the whole weekend at Pecometh with family or friends? The following overnight meal & lodging packages will be offered the weekend of August 21-23. You will sign up for a meal and lodging package, and may add on Saturday activities for an additional fee during the registration process.

In order to maintain safety, only one household is permitted per cabin, tent site, RV site, or room. 

  • Full Weekend: includes 2 Nights + 4 Meals (Saturday B, L, D, Sunday B), Friday evening welcome activity, Saturday evening activity, Sunday morning worship (Saturday activities are a la carte*)
    • Hotel-style Rooms: Age 12+ $149, Age 6-11 $59, Age 5 & Under Free
    • Rustic Cabin: Age 12+ $59, Age 6-11 $39, Age 5 & Under Free
    • Tent Camping: Age 12+ $45, Age 6-11 $35, Age 5 & Under Free
    • RV Camping: Age 12+ $57, Age 6-11 $47, Age 5 & Under Free
  • Friday Night Stay: includes 1 Night + 3 Meals (Saturday B, L, D), Friday evening welcome activity, Saturday evening activity (Saturday activities are a la carte*). 
    • Hotel-style Rooms: Age 12+ $89, Age 6-11, Age 6-11 $39, Age 5 & Under Free
    • Rustic Cabin: Age 12+ $39, Age 6-11 $25, Age 5 & Under Free
    • Tent Camping: Age 12+ $34, Age 6-11 $25, Age 5 & Under Free
  • Saturday Night Stay: includes 1 Night + 3 Meals (Saturday L, D, Sunday B), Saturday evening activity, Sunday morning worship (Saturday activities are a la carte*). 
    • Hotel-style Rooms: Age 12+ $89, Age 6-11, Age 6-11 $39, Age 5 & Under Free
    • Rustic Cabin: Age 12+ $39, Age 6-11 $25, Age 5 & Under Free
    • Tent Camping: Age 12+ $34, Age 6-11 $25, Age 5 & Under Free

*Add-on Activities
Saturday activities (pool, canoeing, etc) may be added on for a fee. You do not need to register to walk the property or lunch, but all other activities require registration.

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Tentative Schedule

Tentative Schedule:
Friday
(No Dinner Served)
5:00-7:00pm Check-in at the Riverview Retreat Center
8:00-9:00pm Welcome Activity (with Social Distancing)

Saturday
8:00-9:00am Breakfast
8:00-10:00am Check-in for Saturday night guests
10:00-12:00pm Day Activities*
12:00-1:30pm Lunch
1:30-5:30pm Day Activities*
6:00-7:00pm Dinner
7:00-8:00pm Evening Activity (with Social Distancing)

6:00-8:00pm Check-out for Friday night guests



Sunday
8:00-9:00am Breakfast
9:00-9:45am Worship in Outdoor Chapel
10:00am Departure

*Saturday activities (pool, canoeing, etc) may be added on for a fee. You do not need to register to walk the property or for picnic lunch, but all other activities require registration. 

What to pack

Check out this helpful packing infographic! It includes the things you've probably thought of (clothes, shoes, swimsuits) and maybe some things you haven't (masks, a bike, a blanket or camp chairs, hammocks, Uno cards). Please do NOT bring pets, weapons, alcohol or other controlled substances, and do not store food in cabins or tents.

 

Rules and Restrictions

The following rules and restrictions are in place for all visitors at this time:

  • Guests must maintain at least 6 feet of distance from other family units. 
  • Masks must be carried for all participants age 3+ and must be worn when in close proximity with other family units. 
  • Be courteous of other guests and share popular spaces such as tents, the pier, and the Outdoor Chapel.
  • All guests must leave at the end of their registered time frame. Access to Riverside will be closed at the end of each day. 
  • All children and youth must be supervised at all times by an adult (age 18+).
  • Designated restrooms will be available; all other buildings are off limits unless otherwise specified. 
  • Swimming in the river is not permitted.
  • Food must be consumed at designated picnic locations (free registration required during lunch time), and participants are responsible for disposal of all trash. 
  • Please note: pets, weapons, alcohol and other controlled substances are not permitted. Smoking is prohibited except in designated areas.
  • For the safety of all guests and staff, guests unwilling to follow stated rules and policies and/or requests of staff may be asked to leave at any time.

 

Please note our Cancellation Policies:

Cancellations are best received by responding directly to your confirmation email. If cancelling with less than 24 hrs notice, please call or text the helpline number listed in your confirmation email.

  • Guests will receive an account credit or refund for cancellations made more than 24 hrs ahead of a scheduled event.
  • Guests will receive an account credit for cancellations received 24 hrs or less before a scheduled event. 
  • We are unable to offer credits or refunds after the scheduled event begins.
  • Pecometh may need to cancel sessions for the health and safety of our guests and staff, typically for inclement weather. Guests will receive a refund or credit for sessions cancelled by Pecometh prior to start time. Sessions cancelled due to inclement weather after the activities begin will not be eligible for refund/credit.