Group Visits

Bring a party of 15-40 to the Village!

Family Eating on the Ark

Have you ever wanted your family, church, or community organization to experience a change of pace? Throughout the year, Holden welcomes visitor groups of all ages to experience new rhythms of living. However you choose to spend your time, you will find rest and renewal in the Village.

GROUP VISIT REQUIREMENTS

  • Between the periods November 1 – April 30, a group must consist of 15-24 people.
  • Between the periods May 1 – October 31, a group must consist of 15-40 people.
  • A group must stay a minimum of 5 nights
  • ALL MEMBERS of a group must arrive and depart on the same days
  • A group must be led by one designated organizer who will handle all reservations, correspondence, and financial arrangements
  • For youth groups: unfortunately, we cannot accommodate youth groups at the peak of our Summer Season (June 10–September 1), but we would love you have you in the spring, fall, or during school breaks!
  • A maximum number of rooms will be assigned based on the number of people in your group (1 room for every 2 people, with no more than 2 single rooms allowed per group).  Any rooms not needed by the group will be released to be available to other guests.

WHEN TO REGISTER

VISITOR GROUPS may register now for visits between November 1, 2019 – October 31, 2020.

Once registration is open, group organizers can continue throughout the time period to submit a group application form with a nonrefundable deposit of $250.

Group registration is full for summer 2020. We still have space for groups in the spring and fall of 2020.

Note: There are select time periods throughout the year we are unable to accommodate group visits. This includes:

  • November 27 - December 1, 2019
  • December 21, 2019 - January 29, 2020
  • February 7-10, 2020
  • February 14-17, 2020
  • May 15-17, 2020
  • May 22-24, 2020
  • July 12-17, 2020

2020 GROUP RATES

MAY–OCTOBER:

Length of Stay

Adult (18+)* Child (Ages 6-17) Child (Ages 3-5) Child (Ages 0-2)
5 nights $425 $325 $163 FREE
6 nights $510 $390 $195 FREE
7 nights $595 $455 $228 FREE

*One person per group (usually the designated organizer) may stay in the Village free of charge. This discount can be shared with the entire group and applied to the total group fee.

**The maximum family rate for 6 nights is $1,848. (Two parents & own children 17 & under). The maximum single-parent family rate for 6 nights is $1,260. (One parent & own children 17 & under.)

HOW TO REGISTER

To register as a group and receive the group discount, a designated organizer must complete the Group Application Form and submit a $250 deposit. Applications may be mailed or emailed to the Registrar and deposits can be mailed or paid online using a credit card. Once the application and deposit are received, the Registrar will walk the group organizer through the rest of the reservation process.

WITHIN 30 DAYS AFTER APPLICATION IS RECEIVED BY HOLDEN
The Registrar will inform you if your reservation request can be accepted. You will receive the group contract and roster sheet. Please review these documents. If your reservation request is not accepted, your $250 deposit will be returned.

WITHIN 30 DAYS AFTER CONTRACT IS RECEIVED BY YOUR GROUP ORGANIZER
The group contract, complete roster, and an additional deposit of the first night's lodging in one payment are due.