Facility

Mountain Shepherd’s headquarters in Craig County, Virginia, is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The secluded 100-acre property offers several outdoor classrooms, a pond, streams and hiking trails. You’ll love the majestic views and serene setting while you learn.

It’s a perfect location for a survival school and so much more…

The Lodge – A 4000-square-foot rustic yet modern facility that’s perfect for a conference, retreat, workshop or any private event!  Features include a 1000-square-foot multi-purpose room, a great room, a conference area and a kitchen. Accommodations include private and bunk rooms that sleep up to 46 and private bathrooms.  The mountain views spans the length of the lodge.

The Pitchwood Pub – A gathering place before and after courses, where you can sip hot coffee and tea, or off with a beverage after a long day in the woods. The Pub includes a commercial kitchen for catered events and the dining area seats more than 100.

The Cabin – Perfect for a private retreat or meeting!  Sleeps 4 with private bathroom.  Includes loft area for reading and relaxing. A private deck overlooks the pond.

The Stage – Acoustics are phenomenal on the outdoor stage. Looking for a wedding venue, party location or hosting an outdoor event? Gathering around the stage is the place to be!

Even the drive to Mountain Shepherd Survival School is beautiful! You’ll meander through a picturesque valley dotted with farms and crisscrossed with streams. You may even pass by an Appalachian Trail thru hiker and you are sure to see deer!

The lodge and all its amenities are available throughout all the courses.  The experience is yours – you can choose to use the modern facilities or fully immerse in nature.  Looking for a venue for a private event, a corporate retreat, wedding, reunion, birthday party or bachelor party? Please contact Dina at dina@mountainshepherd.com for more information.

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