COVID-19 Update


The Phoebe Needles Center, Inc. staff are continuing to monitor information regarding the current outbreak of COVID-19. We are paying close attention to the guidelines given by the federal government, government agencies in Virginia, the Center for Disease Control, the American Camp Association, and others. We encourage you all to stay safe, practice social distancing, and maintain proper hygiene.

Summer Camp Registration is NOW OPEN!

The Phoebe Needles Center is the camp and conference center of the Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia, and as such, a Christian organization which invites and welcomes groups and individuals of all ages and faith backgrounds who seek,

  • an environment, facilities, and programs that nurture and challenge in a setting that is safe spiritually, emotionally, and physically;
  • an opportunity for transformative growth and the creative experience of God’s presence;
  • to build community and further relationships by actively living love, forgiveness, and service.
Sarah Gulley:"Where you are today in the world- I am currently in Harrisonburg at JMUWhat you are doing- I am pursuing my Masters's in Sport and Recreation Leadership and will graduate in May! I am currently interning with Horizon's learning Foundation which is a camp-style day school that works closely with local schools to implement virtual learning with a mix of experiential education. 2-3 sentences on your time at Phoebe- My time at Phoebe was some of the best days of my life. I met my best friends, learned so many life skills, and became the person I am today. I credit Phoebe Needles for teaching me leadership skills, critical thinking skills, decision-making, and grit. It also instilled a lifelong passion for hiking, camping, rock climbing, and more. " #CounselorsofPNC ... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago  ·  

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This is a reminder that the next program for the Center for Lifelong Learning will be Tuesday, May 11th, 2021 at Phoebe Needles Center, Inc. The program will be "Mushroom Identification Basics and the Virginia Big 20," presented by Stephen H. Kaplan. The program is followed by lunch at noon. The cost for a program with lunch is $18 dollars for non-members and $10 dollars for members.Please check out the flyer at this link: may register in advance by calling (540)-483-1518 or emailing by Friday, May 7th, 2021. ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago  ·  

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Phoebe Needles hosted a Campout on Saturday, our first time able to have campers spend the night since the summer of 2019! PNC Staff were grateful to have the youth attend for swimming, archery, slingshot paintball, tie-dye, S’mores with a fire, and more! We can’t wait for the ‘21 camp season to get here in 42 days!!! Don’t forget to sign-up for a camp session at ... See MoreSee Less

7 days ago  ·  

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