1. How do I make reservations for a Virginia Baptist State conference?
There are three ways to make reservations: by mailing or faxing a reservation form or by submitting the form online. To make a reservation online, go to the Virginia Baptist Conference page and scroll down to the event for which you wish to register. There will be a “Register Online” link under the event. To make a request to receive a form in the mail, call the administrative office at (434) 384-2211. More information, policies and reservation dates are available on our Reservation Information page.
2. Can we do our own private retreat at Eagle Eyrie? What is the procedure for making these reservations?
Yes, Eagle Eyrie rents space for private retreats, meetings, reunions, receptions and camps. Reservations for these types of events can be made online. Reservations can also be made by mailing a Retreat Application Form along with a deposit. Need more info before reserving your retreat? Fill out an Inquiry form. To make a request to receive a form in the mail, call the administrative office at (434) 384-2211. More information, policies and reservation dates are available on the Retreat page.
3. How do we register for Centri-Kid and PASSPORT Kids events?
Reservations for Centri-Kid and PASSPORT Kids events must be made directly with the respective organization. To make reservations for Centri-Kid events, call 1.877.CAMP.123. To make reservations for PASSPORT Kids events, call 1.800.769.0210.
4. What recreational options are available at Eagle Eyrie?
There are a variety of recreational options available at Eagle Eyrie: swimming pool (summer only), basketball, volleyball, softball, hiking trails, picnic pavilion, bonfire pit, indoor game room, gift shop and ice cream parlor. Check out our Recreation page for more information.
5. When is payment due for State Conferences? Retreats and other events?
State Conferences require an initial deposit of $10 per person for 1 night conferences and $15 for 2 night conferences. Full payment for State Conferences is always due 30 days prior to the start of the conference. A list of names and ages is also due 30 days prior to the start of the conference. No refunds will be given for cancellations within 30 days of the event; the initial deposit is always nonrefundable.
Retreats and other events require an initial deposit of $10 per person for 1 night events and $15 per person for 2 night events. Unless other arrangements are made with the director, 50% payment is due 30 prior to the event and full payment is due upon arrival.
6. Can non-Baptist groups have events at Eagle Eyrie?
Yes, Eagle Eyrie is a place of meeting for thousands of people each year. Other Christian denominations are welcome to hold retreats, camps and other events at Eagle Eyrie. Space is also available for reunions, banquets and receptions. We have meeting and breakout space for corporations and non-profit groups as well.
7. Is there a shuttle available to assist in ascending/descending the hills?
Yes, a 21-passenger bus was donated in 2010 by Woodland Heights Baptist Church of Richmond to help shuttle retreat attenders up and down the hill. Please contact us if the shuttle will need to be used at your event.
Read the Religious Herald article about the new shuttle.
8. Does Eagle Eyrie have wi-fi access?
Yes. Wireless internet is open and available in the Voight Conference Center, Dogwood Hall, Hoover Center and the Cedar Crest Hotel. Depending on terrain and signal strength, wi-fi may be able to be picked up in other places on campus as well.
9. Is there cellphone service at Eagle Eyrie?
Depends where you are on campus – the higher lodges have a tougher time connecting. The bulk of the common areas around the hotels, Dogwood, and the dining halls usually have cell phone access.