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The Braveheart Men’s Retreat is designed to empower men on the frontlines. As men, we continuously give and pour ourselves into our families, jobs, and ministries. This retreat is designed for us to receive and recharge. In addition to the worship, teachings, and ministry time, you can sign up for personal ministry and prophetic impartation. You will also have free time to enjoy the property and/or visit the town.

• Location and lodging information:

Memorial Hall
Bonclarken Conference Center
500 Pine Drive, Flat Rock, NC 28731

(p) 828-523-8498

Travel time Approximately 3 1/2 hours

We will be staying at Memorial Hall. Built in 1949, Memorial Hall can accommodate groups of up to 73. Many of the rooms have twin beds and share connecting bathrooms. There are also a few rooms with queen beds and private bathrooms. Each room has its own heating and air-conditioning unit.

The lobby of Memorial Hall has a comfortable sitting area ideal for small groups or breakouts. The basement features two full classrooms, excellent for small group breakout sessions.

You can see the more information about Lodging on this link:

https://www.bonclarken.org/site-facilities/lodging/memorial-hall/

• Number of spaces available: 60
• Cost of trip: 285.00 per person
• What to bring: Toiletries

• How are meals arranged:

Meals provided on:

-Wednesday (Dinner)
-Thursday (Breakfast)
-Thursday (Lunch)
-Thursday (Dinner)
-Friday (Breakfast)
-Friday (Lunch)
-Friday (Dinner)
-Saturday (Breakfast)

Schedule:

5/03/2023
• Dinner will be provided 5:30pm- 6:30pm
• 1st Day Sessions 7:00pm to 9:30pm

5/04/2023
• Breakfast will be provided 8:00 am -9:00am
• 2nd Day Morning Sessions 9:00 am to 11:00pm
• Lunch 11:30 pm to 12:30 pm
• Recreation Time 1:00 to 5:00 pm
•Dinner 6:00pm to 7:00 pm
• 2nd Day Evening Sessions 7:30pm to 9:30pm

5/05/2023

• Breakfast will be provided 8:00 am -9:00am
• 3rd Day Morning Sessions 9:00 am to 11:00 pm
• Lunch 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
• Recreation Time 1:00 to 5:00 pm
• Dinner 6:00pm to 7:00 pm
• 3rd Day Evening Sessions 7:30pm to 9:30pm

5/06/23

• Breakfast will be provided 7:00 am -8:00am
• Last Sessions 8:00 am to 9:00 am
• Check Out 10:00 am

*This schedule still subject to change

• Adventure and Recreation Available on Site (at an additional cost)

NEW HEIGHTS DUAL ZIPLINE
Test your fortitude with the thrills of the zipline!

Participants climb to a platform where a trained staff member clips them to a zipline pulley. From the platform, there is an exciting ride along the cable that provides an excellent aerial view of our recreation areas. Our zipline is a 600-ft. long dual zipline, so participants can side-by-side zip with a friend. All adventure activities are conducted with the utmost attention to safety. All necessary equipment such as harnesses, carabineers, lobster claw clips, helmets, and ropes are provided, managed, fitted, and set up by our trained and experienced staff.

  • Minimum requirements: 8 years of age and must be able to fit into our harnesses- NO special rigging can be allowed. Individuals weighing more than 250 lbs. and women who are pregnant may not participate in the zipline due to safety concerns.

CLIMBING TOWER
Try out rock climbing on our 45-foot tower!

Participants have the option to scale a climbing wall with options ranging from very easy (mouseholes) to very challenging. All adventure activities are conducted with the utmost attention to safety. All necessary equipment such as harnesses, carabineers, helmets, and ropes are provided, managed, fitted, and set up by our trained and experienced staff.

  • Minimum age: 6 years. Participants must be able to fit into our harnesses- NO special rigging can be allowed.

LEAP OF FAITH
This 20-foot climb requires a leap of faith to reach the bottom!

Participants climb a 20 foot telephone pole and leap to tag a hanging element before being gently lowered to the ground. All adventure activities are conducted with the utmost attention to safety. All necessary equipment such as harnesses, carabineers, helmets, and ropes are provided, managed, fitted, and set up by our trained and experienced staff.

  • Minimum requirements: 8 years and must be able to fit into our harnesses- NO special rigging can be allowed.

INDOOR CHALLENGE ELEMENTS
Participants may challenge the Dangle Duo (two participants work together to climb what looks like a giant ladder); the Cat Climb (participants scale a rope using vertical blocks); the Flying Squirrel (the participant is attached to the end of a rope via a harness and is hoisted aloft by the efforts of the rest of the group pulling, minimum of 8 participants); the indoor giant swing**; and the indoor climbing wall. All adventure activities are conducted with the utmost attention to safety. All necessary equipment such as harnesses, carabineers, helmets, and ropes are provided, managed, fitted and set up by our trained and experienced staff.

The indoor challenge elements are generally only available to groups who have already reserved the Youth Activity Building and have scheduled these activities in advance.

  • Minimum requirements: 8 years of age and must be able to fit into our harnesses- NO special rigging can be allowed. ** For safety reasons, there is a weight limit of 175 lbs. for the indoor swin

You can access Pricing Information with this link:

https://www.bonclarken.org/wp-content/uploads/2023-Recreation-Pr