Rentals

All of our rental facilities and prices are listed on this page. Please make sure you read and understand our Rental Group Conditions before booking.

Renting for a wedding or family reunion? Click below for information on our packages and to see how much you’ll save.

Facilities and Rental Rates

Boone Maxwell Lodge

The Boone Maxwell Lodge is the perfect space for weddings, family reunions, church retreats, and weekend getaways of all kinds. Home to our hotel-style lodge rooms, two conference rooms, fully equipped kitchen, and our camp office, the Boone Maxwell Lodge has all the spaces you need in one convenient location.

Lodge Rooms

Stay upstairs in one of our 24 rustic lodge rooms. Each room is equipped with two full sized beds and a private bathroom. Linen services and complementary toiletries ensure your stay is as comfortable as possible.

$84.00 per night including tax

Lodge Conference Rooms

These large meeting spaces are perfect for all kinds of events. From wedding ceremonies, to receptions, baby showers, birthday parties, holiday parties, and so much more, our conference rooms provide ample space for many activities. Both Conference Rooms feature a rustic stone hearth and are equipped with tables, chairs, projector and screens, and a PA system. Conference Room B features a kitchenette, while Conference Room A boasts a full kitchen including two stoves, two sinks, a refrigerator, a microwave, and plenty of preparation area. Renting Lodge Rooms too? Check out our Family Reunion Packages. The more you rent, the more you save!

Conference Room A- $375 per day (includes Kitchen)

Conference Room B- $300 per day

Both Conference Rooms- $575 per day

Room Set-up & Tear Down – $50 per room

Brooks Daughtery Dining Hall

The Brooks Daugherty Dining Hall is the perfect spot for both formal and informal meals. However, we offer more than just meal service. This multi-purpose space also features a small conference room that is great for smaller gatherings such as meetings, presentations, rehearsal dinners, baby showers, and more.

**Due to Kanawha-Charleston Health Department regulations, we cannot rent the commercial kitchen in our Dining Hall. If you need a kitchen facility, please consider renting the kitchen in Conference Room A in our Boone Maxwell Lodge, or consider the purchase of meal services.

Dining Hall

Need to feed a hungry crowd? Our Brooks Daugherty Dining Hall can seat up to 250 guests. Plus, we offer customizable meal service for groups of 25 or more. We offer everything from kid’s camp-style menus, to general country crowd pleasers, all the way up to prime rib dinners. Visit our Catering page to learn more.

Whole Dining Hall Rental – $350 per day**

Room Set-up and Tear Down – $100

Dining Hall Conference Room

Our Dining Hall is good for more than just eating! Featuring an additional conference room and a PA system, it’s perfect for smaller events such as baby showers, small meetings, and rehearsal dinners.

Dining Hall Conference Room – $150 per day**

Room Set-up and Tear Down – $50

Cottages

Hosting a larger event? Our cottages sleep 60 to 64 people and are perfect for larger groups- especially summer camps and overnight youth groups. Have your choice of bunk-style housing or suite-style rooms for your overnight group or camp. Please note that we do not provide linen services for our Cottages. If you are interested in linen services, please consider the rooms in our Boone Maxwell Lodge.

Mary Cunningham, Mattie Price, and Pat McGovran Cottages

All three of these bunk-style cottages feature a central meeting room, two wings of bunk beds, shared bathrooms, and two separate adult sleeping areas with private bathrooms. These cabins are great for summer camps, band camps, and other larger groups.

Mary Cunningham, Mattie Price, and Pat McGovran Cottages – $15 per bed per night

Ross Bonar Cottage

Ross Bonar Cottage is a suite-style cabin. It features front and rear furnished meeting rooms, a fireplace, eight separate sleeping rooms with four shared bathrooms, and two private sleeping rooms with private bathrooms. The separate rooms give more privacy than our bunk-style cottages, and make Ross Bonar well suited for adult groups and youth groups alike.

Ross Bonar Cottage – $15 per bed per night

Grounds

With almost 600 beautiful acres, Camp Virgil Tate has ample amounts of space for any outdoor events. Popular outdoor events include wedding ceremonies and receptions, concerts, outdoor classrooms, sports events, car shows, birthday parties, cookouts, camping trips, and much, much more.

Gazebo and Fishing Pond

Our fishing Gazebo is located right next to our stocked fishing pond, making it the perfect backdrop for an outdoor wedding. Outdoor classrooms and family reunions also love this space, and we do allow catch and release fishing to groups that rent this facility. Interested in catch and release fishing without the rental of this property? Call the camp office (304-741-5657) for information on our Free Fishing Friday events offered on select days at the end of the summer season.

Gazebo Rental – $250 per day

Pavilion

Our pavilion is the picture-perfect gathering spot for birthday parties, Fourth of July cookouts, and other celebratory events. It includes a permanent block grill, and four picnic tables for seating. Adjacent to the pavilion is a small flat field, which is a suitable play space for children.

Pavilion Half Day Rental – $25

Pavilion Full Day Rental – $50

Other Outdoor Spaces

In addition to the facilities listed above, Camp Virgil Tate provides many more recreational facilities, including:

  • plenty of large flat fields for sports events and competitions
  • several miles of hiking and nature trails
  • a large Council Circle (campfire area with benches) with seating for 250
  • two basketball courts
  • volleyball court
  • Gaga Ball pit (what’s Gaga Ball?)
  • a disc golf course (check us out on the UDisc app!)
  • an educational high tunnel
  • an astronomical observatory
  • …and more!

Equine Facilities

Our Equine Facility consists of 4 barns (with a total of 102 stalls), 2 riding rings, announcer’s booth and PA system, concession stand, bleachers, and bathrooms. Additional amenities include wash bays behind the stables, and several miles of trail access. ***Please note that a one-time event cleaning fee is required for the rental of these facilities.

Ring Fee – $200 per day

Barns – $200 per barn per night

Event Clean-up Fee – $300 ***

Are you a traveling horse owner in need of overnight accommodations for you and your horse? Make Camp Virgil Tate your next stop! Located just outside of Charleston, WV, and accessible via I-64 and I-77, we offer per night stall rates for the traveling equine. Call our office at (304)-741-5657 for information, availability, and pricing.

Breezy Point Observatory

Breezy Point Observatory is maintained by the Kanawha Valley Astronomical Society. The Observatory houses a 16-inch Newtonian Reflector telescope which sits on an Astro-Physics 1600 go-to mount. If you are interested in using this space for an event, or want to learn more about astronomy, please visit the KVAS website at the link above.

Availability

Looking for a specific date? Check out the calendar below to see if your date is available. Dates that are unavailable will display green with the words “Date(s) Not Available.”  If the date displays the words “Limited Availability” some facilities may be available for rental. Please contact us for further information.

Ready to book?

The easiest way to request a reservation is by clicking the button below. This will take you to a form with questions about your event. The information you provide allows us to accurately assess your needs and gives you an estimated cost of your rental. Please allow us five (5) business days to reply to your request.

Need assistance? You can also call our office (304)-741-5657 with any questions regarding our rentals. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

COVID-19 and Your Event

Health and safety are key priorities of Camp Virgil Tate. As such, we try to keep as up-to-date as possible regarding federal, state, and local guidelines regarding events. The daily (and sometimes hourly) changes to these guidelines make it difficult to keep this information accurate on our web page. Please feel free to contact with our office with any questions or concerns by calling (304)-741-5657.

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Upcoming Events

Your safety is our priority! We are working closely with our partners to put together safe and socially distanced events. Check back for more information, or follow us on Facebook for updates.

Annual Breakfast with Santa Fundraiser

Saturday, December 11th – 9 a.m. – noon

Enjoy a pancake breakfast, pictures with Santa, and pony rides for $5 each! The Almost Heaven Dulcimer Club will be performing holiday music starting at 10 a.m. Kid’s crafts and activities will also be available.

COVID guidelines will be followed at this event. Masks are encouraged. Thank you in advance for your cooperation and understanding as we strive to keep our kids safe!

No advance ticket purchase necessary. Cash accepted day of event. All funds raised at this event support the operation of Camp Virgil Tate and other 4-H programs.

Visit our Facebook page for more details.