Summer Guest Period

Join in our favorite summer tradition at Kanuga!


July 1, 2017 – August 19, 2017

This beloved summer retreat allows families the chance to unplug and escape the busyness of life. Enjoy a mountain getaway where meals, lodging and activities for all ages are covered, leaving you to rest, worship and play as you choose.

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Activities & Recreation

Guests can choose to structure their day with activities or leave their free time open for relaxing on a rocking chair with a good book or socializing with a friend on a porch swing. Activities for all ages include:

Artisan crafts Tennis tournament
Square dance Two-mile road race
Carnival Hiking trails
Team trivia 50-foot climbing tower
Kickball High ropes course
Live music Archery
Campfire with s’mores Waterfront activities:
Bible study and vespers – Swimming
Yoga classes – Boating
Onsite massages – Fishing
– Paddleboarding

Fleming’s Lakeside, located at the Cuningham-Nevius Pavilion, serves a great selection of The Hop ice cream, sundaes, floats, iced coffee and other treats from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday through Friday during Summer Guest Period. In the evenings, we invite you to gather on the waterfront at Fleming’s Nightlife for craft beer on draft, wine and cocktails.

Kanuga also offers reasonably priced off-site trips, like whitewater rafting, zipline canopy excursions, brewery experience, local winery tours and more.

Youth Programs

Our youth programs allow parents the luxury of “me” time while their children are cared for in a safe and fun Christian environment with well-trained, enthusiastic staff. Each program generally runs Monday–Friday in the morning and afternoon. Registration and a daily schedule are available upon arrival.

For details on our programming for children of all ages, please view our Youth Programs guide.

Dates & Reservations

Check-in: 4 p.m. Saturday | Check-out: 10 a.m. the following Saturday

2017 Summer Schedule

Week One July 1–8
Week Two July 8–15
Week Three July 15–22
Week Four July 22–29
Week Five July 29–August 5
Week Six August 5–12
Week Seven August 12–19

To register for Summer Guest Period, fill out our reservations inquiry form by clicking on the button below. A staff member from our reservations department will contact you.

Questions? Contact us: Phone 828-692-9136 | Fax 828-696-3589 |

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