About the West River Center






The West River Center has been owned and operated by The United Methodist Church since 1951. Come and enjoy the peace and solitude of God’s creation.

  • 45 acres with a mile of waterfront on the West River on the Chesapeake Bay
  • Overnight accommodations for up to 210
  • Meeting space for up to 300
  • Spacious grounds and picturesque waterfront views
  • Just 20 minutes south of historic Annapolis
  • Within a one hour drive to Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

West River Center offers space and programming options in a variety of ways for:

  • Retreats
  • Meetings
  • Conferences
  • Summer Camps
  • Outdoor Events
  • Special Events

Our History

The site we now know as West River United Methodist Center first served as farmland and a YWCA campsite. Learn more.

Summer Camps

Discover summer camp opportunities for children and youth. Learn more.

Take a Tour

Explore the camp facilities. Learn more.

Our Vision & Mission

Our mission is to grow disciples of Jesus Christ through immersion in Christian community and by building relationships in the midst of God’s creation.

We provide unmatched opportunities to individuals and local churches for spiritual transformation.