Event Prices

Looking for a quiet, secluded setting for your group or business retreat?  McKeever Environmental Learning Center offers a private, natural atmosphere with modern conveniences.  Nestled amidst 205 wooded acres, the center’s year-round facilities provide a comfortable site for your retreat, workshop or conference event.

Three dormitory-style lodges accommodate up to 150 individuals overnight.  A central lounge with a fireplace is located in each lodge creating a warm atmosphere for socializing.  This community feeling is carried over to the dining hall where the fireplace and seating arrangements encourage relaxed mealtime conversation.

The Roy Wilt Auditorium is a 186-seat tiered facility equipped with video projector, sound system, 10 foot screen, slide and overhead projectors.  The Sandy Creek Conservancy conference room is located in this building.  The Discovery Building houses three classroom/meeting rooms, and a carpeted library.

Contact us if you have questions or to schedule an event.

 

Costs

Overnight rental (24 hours)

Registration Fee (non-refundable) ….. $250.00

Overnight Rental………………..Per Person per Night

Lodges

25 – 34 People—–$25.00/person per night
35 – 44 People—–$23.00/person per night
over 45 People—–$21.00/person per night

Retreat Houses

Up to 20 People—$41.00/person per night

The overnight rental fee includes the use of other buildings and meeting areas.

A fee of $10 per day will be assessed for each non-overnight participant.

 

Day rental

(Room rates are applied on an hourly basis with a minimum of four charged hours per contract.  Hours calculated from time of arrival to time of departure.)

Registration Fee (non-refundable) ….. 25% of total estimated costs

Final Billing is based on actual use or required minimum, whichever is greater.

Facility Rental

Meeting Room…….$15.00 per hour
Conference Room…$18.00 per hour
Auditorium…………$35.00 per hour
Dining Hall…………$35.00 per hour
Entire Facility……..$85.00 per hour

Prices DO NOT include meals.  Groups must make their own food service arrangements through McKeever Catering Service.

Rental prices DO NOT include programs by the McKeever Staff

 

Weddings

The Wedding Ceremony……………$500.00 (Indoor or Outdoor Ceremony)

Includes:

-Access to the facility from 3 p.m. – 11 p.m. the day before your event

-Use of the facility from 8a.m. – midnight the day of your event

The Wedding Reception……………….$1000.00 (room for 100 guests in the Dining Hall)

Includes:

-Access to the facility from 3 p.m. – 11 p.m. the day before your event

-Use of the facility from 8a.m. – midnight the day of your event

-Use of McKeever tables and chairs

Additional Fees:

-Food & beverages provided by the McKeever Catering Service

-Linens

Contact us if you have questions or to schedule an event.

 

Scheduling

It is recommended that you schedule well in advance. A $250.00 (non-refundable) registration fee for overnight rentals, or 25% of total costs for one day rentals is required when you return your signed contract. The registration fee will be refunded on your final invoice.

Contact us if you have questions or to schedule an event.

 

Billing

After your visit, the McKeever Center will invoice your group for use of the facility, food service and any other charges.

 

Cancellation

A fee representing 30% of the estimated costs as stated in your contract will be charged if the cancellation is made less than eight (8) weeks prior to the first day of the scheduled event.

 

Guidelines

The guidelines for users of the McKeever Environmental Learning Center were designed to benefit all our users.  All groups must comply with these guidelines to assure the safety of our users as well as the preservation of the center and grounds.  A copy of these guidelines will be enclosed with your contract.

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