New Jersey Employee RetreatTop Retreat for New Jersey Companies!
Retreat Venue for New Jersey Employees
Located in the heart of the Pocono Mountains, companies from all over have enjoyed our private grounds and numerous activities to help forge camaraderie and fun for all. One of our event planners will work with you to create your fun-filled event.
Visit our ACTIVITIES page to see the fun-tastic activities that your guests will enjoy!
All corporate packages include the following at no additional charge:
- Lakefront Disc Jockey
- Banana Boat Rides
- Strolling Clown & Balloon Twister
- Face Painting
- Relay Races
- Watermelon Eating Contests
Here are some tips to make your New Jersey employee retreat a success:
Scheduling Your New Jersey Employee Retreat
It’s time to plan your retreat program now that you’ve decided on Pocono Valley and have a facilitator. The length of the retreat will be determined by your agenda. A team development retreat, for example, may be completed in one day, but if you want to shift the company’s whole direction, you may require a whole weekend or more.
Determine why you’re conducting the retreat in the first place. Is it to concentrate on team-building exercises? Or are you dealing with issues among coworkers? Do you want to motivate employees to become more invested in the company’s success? Or are you arranging an event where everyone can meet up with their families?
If you want to address specific concerns at the retreat, you might want to do a pre-retreat poll. For example, ask each team member to rate a series of queries or concerns on a scale. During the retreat’s lecture events or activities, the problems that score highest should receive precedence.
You may also just inquire as to what the employees want to accomplish at the retreat. Inquire about their particular objectives and abilities that they wish to develop to aid in the planning of the agenda.
A good retreat, on the other hand, will include a range of activities such as team games, simulations, and group discussions.
New Jersey Employee Retreat Attendees
Not all business retreats are intended for the entire staff. While you don’t want anybody to feel excluded, each retreat should be tailored to the employees who will be most influenced by the event’s program. As a result, you might need to conduct two retreats: one for CEOs and one for everyone else.
Employee retreats, on the other hand, should include all employees, from the CEO and senior staff to part-timers. Taking this strategy ensures that each employee feels equally valued as a member of the team.
Depending on the size of your organization, you may only want to invite certain departments. This might imply that only department heads and senior personnel are invited to the retreat. Alternatively, you may choose to invite everyone, but in order for workers to participate in the retreat’s activities, you will need to divide them into smaller groups. Remember that inviting too many people to a retreat is usually preferable to leaving someone out.
Eating at You New Jersey Employee Retreat
At Pocono Valley, we will work with your to plan all of your meals. Sample menus will be provided. We can accommodate all tastes, from hot dogs and burgers to lobster, we’ve done it all!
Everyone Has a Stay
Employee retreats provide an opportunity for everyone in the organization, not just the executives, to discuss the firm. Give employees a place to talk about problems and make recommendations for how to improve things. The last thing you want to do is bring employees to a meeting and then ignore their input.
Because some team members may be hesitant to speak up at a meeting, have everyone put down their thoughts on paper with the option of anonymity. The act of pulling these ideas from a hat sparks debate without fear of penalties. If workers haven’t spoken yet, you can have the facilitator urge them to do so.
Work and Have Fun
Just because it’s an employee retreat doesn’t mean everyone needs to be completely focused on work. Encourage your workers to connect and learn more about one another. At Pocono Valley, we have 101+ fun activities from water sports to ropes courses and zip lines.
People are able to bond better when they have the opportunity to explore the outdoors, share a meal, or simply laugh with one another.
During retreat activities, though, don’t be scared to keep on subject. While you should encourage your team to have fun, you should also set limits. This may be accomplished by setting aside time during the day for everyone to go out on their own and unwind.
Ready to book your New Jersey Employee Retreat?
We have everything you need to make your corporate retreat a success.
- Daily accommodations up to 5,000 guests
- Overnight accommodations up to 800
- Custom menus for all meals from hamburgers to lobster
- 80 newly renovated cabins
- 10,000 sq. ft. fully staffed kitchen
- Indoor & outdoor dining
- 25,000 sq. ft. indoor space
- 7,000 sq. ft. gymnasium space
- Auditoriums, breakout and presentation rooms
- Lakeside DJ
- Event programming
A few of the great companies that have enjoyed Pocono Valley!
Phone: 800.648.4FUN (4386)
Phone: 800.648.4FUN (4386)
300 Camp Akiba Road
Reeders, PA 18352
We welcome school groups, events, corporate retreats, weddings, and more! Serving New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey areas and beyond.