Private Groups

Perfect Retreats Start at Word of Life

On our Florida campus, you’ll be able to create the experience you want at a price you can afford. Ready to get started creating your own special retreat?


About Word of Life

Word of Life creates faith-defining experiences that give students and families the opportunity to encounter God and grow in their spiritual walks. We've been doing retreats and conferences for 75 years and we want to help you make your next retreat a massive success. With our focus on discipleship, spiritual transformation, and excellence in programming we've been in the business of life change since day-one. Whether at one of our camps, conferences, local church bible clubs, or international properties Word of Life is reaching the next generation with the Gospel of Jesus one life at a time.


There’s a wide variety of accommodations, including bunk style housing in camp cabins, traditional hotel style rooms, newly renovated three-bedroom suites with full kitchens, and everything in between. Plus, each of our properties have lakefront access.

Meeting Spaces

Our meeting spaces include business style conference rooms with full technology packages, full auditoriums with complete audio/visual available for up 1200, large meeting rooms that can be configured for teaching, seminars, smaller group worship sessions and more.

Food service

Create the perfect dining experience for your team. There’s a wide variety of menus our professional food service team can create to fit your event – from simple and budget conscious, to sophisticated and gourmet. You can even choose a lodging option that provides kitchen space.

Word of Life Florida Retreats

Local Attractions

There’s plenty of local attractions, from world-class theme parks all within easy driving distance like Universal Studios, Disney World, Busch Gardens and Seaworld, cities full of adventure like Tampa Bay, Ybor City, Tarpon Springs, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, and only a quick drive from the beach.


Our Florida campus is great for class trips And youth retreats


  • Basketball Courts
  • Tennis Courts
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Soccer Field
  • Low Ropes Course
  • Archery Center


  • Water Slide
  • Climbing Tower
  • Paintball
  • Heated Pool and Jacuzzi
  • Lake Access
  • Campfire Sites

Amazing Meeting Facilities

No matter what your group size or meeting occasion, we've got a perfect meeting space for you. Our Florida facilities host everything from a full Performing Arts Center to an Assembly Center ideal for almost any occasion from camp meetings to more formal teaching times.

Florida also boasts several conference rooms and scenic meeting places that can fit almost any group size. Just give us a call and we'll find you a meeting place to fit your group's needs perfectly.

Ready to Get Started?

We are ready and waiting to help you make your next retreat absolutely incredible. Are you ready to get started? Just click the button to get started by contacting us with your groups's needs.

Keith Balsley

Keith oversees the private groups at our Florida location. Do you have any questions about the different activities our Florida venue provides, or you just need guidance on the next step? Give Keith and his team a call and they would love help you through this process. So please do not hesitate to give him a call!

Request for information about Florida Retreats.


Keith Balsley

Florida Private Retreats

Have questions about the different activities available at our Florida venues, or just need guidance on how to take the next step? Just give us a call and we'll walk you through every step of the process. We would love to speak with you at any point in your process to give advice and options. Please don't hesitate to contact us! Call 727-379-5037.