Retreats & Groups

Team building is our specialty! Church groups, school groups, youth groups, and corporate teams grow and bond on our beautiful 61-acre campus.

About Our Group Retreats

Team-Building with a dash of fun

YMCA Camp Cha-La-Kee on Lake Guntersville provides the perfect rustic setting for corporate off-sites, conferences and company picnics. Whether you are looking for a board-style presentation meeting or an intimate overnight team-building retreat, the Cha-La-Kee Staff can customize your party’s experience to meet your needs and goals.

Looking for a retreat designed to pull your team together? Focus on building communication skills and improving working relationships with a selection of activities that will develop teamwork, communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills.


Camp Amenities

Space to Make Big Plans

Camp Cha-La-Kee offers two indoor meeting spaces with tables and chairs to accommodate up to 120 participants. Ample outdoor meeting space includes a covered 2,700 square-foot pavilion, outdoor amphitheater and outdoor classroom.

We offer a variety of meal and snack options from hot buffet-style meals to boxed lunches. Bunkhouse-style, air-conditioned lodging is available for overnight retreats and conferences. Overnight pricing is available upon request.

Camp Activities

Here's what your team will enjoy while at Camp Cha-La-Kee:


team-building activities

We have team-building activities available at Camp Cha-La-Kee along with a thrilling high-ropes and low-ropes course that is sure to build team camaraderie.


Traditional Camp Activities

To get a taste of camp, groups can participate in traditional activities like archery, riflery, canoeing, kayaking, and paddleboarding.


Recreational Activities

Since we are located right on the shores of Lake Guntersville, groups can enjoy fun activities such as pontoon boat rides, banana boat rides, hiking, and waterfront fun.

Pricing for Retreat Packages

These are the three packages we offer for retreats & groups. There is an additional cost for meeting spaces and activities which will be discussed during your booking process. Outdoor education led by Cha-La-Kee staff will be $95/student based on 2 days and 1 night. All-inclusive.

Package A

$18 / PERSON

  • 1 day
  • 1 meal

Package B

$28 / PERSON

  • 1 day
  • 2 meals

Package C

$58 / PERSON

  • 2 days, 1 night
  • 3 meals
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