Special Events at Venture Retreat

Venture is available for day time events during the week and sometimes on weekends when our calendar is free of an overnight group enjoying exclusive use of the retreat.

Parking is limited, so we encourage carpooling. 

Day-use groups generally provide their own food and beverages and are welcome to rent the Venture Retreat Kitchen which is fully equipped.

Venture Retreat offers its guest groups:

  • A comfortable lodge with five bedrooms, three baths and 17 beds
  • 20' x 30' meeting room with large stone fireplace
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Galley style dining room
  • 10' Round Hot tub
  • 20' by 60' Lap swimming pool
  • 1000 square foot sun deck
  • 22 acres of meadow and forest

Sleeping accommodations:

  • Five bedrooms with two to four beds per room
  • 12 twin beds and five full-size beds
  • Ample room for camping in the surrounding meadow

Fully equipped kitchen and dining room:

  • Commercial gas range: griddle, eight burners, two ovens
  • Basic cooking and food preparation utensils
  • Two refrigerators
  • Three sinks, double & single
  • Dining room seating for 20
  • China and flatware for 30

If you wish to hire experienced Retreat Chefs, Venture can provide the names of some excellent local catering talent who will cook for retreats, special events and weddings. Catering contracts are separate from your contract for Venture's facilities.

Swimming pool and hot tub:

The retreat facility includes a swimming pool, large hot tub, 1000 square feet of sun decks and twenty-two acres of meadow and forest.