Group retreats

The Hermitage provides a wonderful environment for small group retreats. Groups can come with their own set program, or they can request Hermitage staff to provide leadership.

Request our current Group Reservation Agreement for more details about bringing a group to the Hermitage. Group reservation inquiries should be emailed to

Group Rates

Groups are asked to pay a fixed fee rather than by donation based on a formula of $100/room/day which includes meals. Group size is typically limited to 14 persons whether for overnight or day use. Contact staff for exceptions.

Overnight groups

The Hermitage can accommodate groups of up to 14 people overnight in St. Joseph’s Barn, the Ken Hanby Center, and cabins. Group rates are based on individual use rates and may include a fee for group meeting space. Please contact us for group rates.

Day groups

The Hermitage can accommodate day groups of up to 14 people in the Gathering Room and the Chapel of Transfiguration in the Ken Hanby Center.

  • Day group of 6-14, lunch included, with use of the Gathering Room or Chapel but no guest rooms – weekday $150+ lunches ($14 per person), Saturday $250+lunches.
  • Overnight Groups – Gathering Room or Chapel Rental: $100 per day ($200/day for both)
  • Weekday group rental of the Gathering Room or Chapel, but no meals: $125 per day ($200/day for both). Saturday rates $200 (350/day for both).
  • Day groups not renting the Gathering Room or Chapel but wanting lunch, $14 per person (breakfast until 9am $8 per person ; evening meal at 5:30pm $12 per person)

Directed Group Retreats

Depending on availability, Hermitage community members are occasionally available to provide directed Group Retreats at The Hermitage.

Please let us know if you would be interested in exploring this for your group retreat.