Retreats & Rentals

Group retreats, conferences, team building and rentals.Group retreats, conferences, team building and rentals.
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From September to May

From September to May, YMCA Camp Thunderbird offers group retreats, conferences, team building and rentals.

Nestled just 20 minutes from Charlotte on nearly 2 miles of Lake Wylie shoreline, our gorgeous setting appeals to adults and children. With our large meeting halls, numerous cabins, food service and abundant activity options, we provide an atmosphere to accomplish your desired goals.

Retreats & Events

We cater to all groups – school, church, civic, corporate, men only, women only, youth, weddings and more. YMCA Camp Thunderbird is a top choice for any type of gathering.

Corporate Services

YMCA Camp Thunderbird offers corporate-level team building and professional development opportunities year-round.

Our uniquely specialized facilitators provide a customizable approach to team building and professional development in order to assist you in reaching new levels.

For more information or to find out how you can book your event here, please contact:

BJ York

Meeting Spaces

For any group or event.


Your home away from home.

Food Service

More than just "camp food".

Popular Charlotte, NC-area YMCA summer camp for children, Camp Thunderbird, since 1936 has given youngsters day camp and sleep-away resident camping opportunities. Camp Thunderbird is located along in Clover, SC, along Lake Wylie, SC, about 17 miles from Charlotte, NC. The overnight camp has nationally recognized water programs, including wakeboarding, boating and water skiing, as well as such land-based activities as horseback riding, skating, ropes course, sports and crafts. The summer camp is designed to provide boys and girls ages 7-16 with an exciting, safe experience.

Planning Guide

What you need to know.