Hope Springs is a 501c3 Not for Profit Retreat Center in Ohio's Southern Appalachian foothills providing intentional space for mindful, creative and healthy private group retreats. Hope Springs also sponsors profoundly transformational workshops on topics which include women's issues, empowered leadership, and personal growth.

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The Hope Springs Institute - nestled in the Appalachian foothills, just a 1-2 hour drive from Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, Huntington and Charleston - is the ideal location to reflect, relax and renew.  Hope Springs abuts 100+ acres owned by the Arc of Appalachia, allowing visitors to enjoy 130-acres of pristine wilderness.

A 510c3 non-profit retreat center, Hope Springs offers functional space and accommodations for private group retreats, meetings and corporate events.  Hope Springs also sponsors transformational programming on topics including empowered leadership and personal growth.

Living Space

Our Property

Catering Facility


All-Inclusive Retreats


Thursday PM – Sunday

Minimum attendees


Daily cost per person


Deposit to hold date (non-refundable)


Payment balance

Half of remaining fee due at booking. Balance due 90 days prior to event.


Cost includes 3 meals/day.


A la Carte - Day Rental

Saturday, November 21, 2015 -

Volunteer Day

Call 937-587-2602 or e-mail info@hopespringsinstitute.org
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Featured Retreats & Programs


Hope Springs Institute:

Women's Winter Retreat - Nurturing Mind, Body & Spirit

Winter Rest Retreat

December 4 - 6, 2015
Come to Hope Springs to relax and restore your energy as we move into the Winter Holidays.  This retreat is designed for you to choose what you want, what you need, to be your healthiest self.  Women's Wnter Retreat offers time and space to practice self care, to relax, to rest and to have fun.  The perfect holiday gift to give yourself.    Read More

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Couple's Connection

Couples Retreat

January 15 - January 17, 2016
This weekend for couples will offer opportunities to explore new ways to communicate with each other. In addition to identifying relationship “snags” we’ll look at the things you do really well together.  Cori’s facilitating will include some couples’ exercises, group discussion, exploration of similarities and differences, and a small amount of didactic time.    Read More

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Proprioceptive Writing

Chimes in Winter

February 5 - February 7, 2016
Explore the principles of meditative writing. Discover the wonder of unhindered thought and the pleasure of getting it down on paper. Mary Bok, a farmer, writer and teacher from Camden, Maine gently leads the way.    Read More


Hope Springs Institute:

Women Loving Women Couples Retreat

Women Loving Women Couples Retreat

February 26 - February 28, 2016
Explore Hope Springs is delighted to offer a retreat for Lesbian Couples. Those who attend this special weekend can expect a safe and protected space to deepen their commitment to each other and gently loosen the constraints that daily life, stress and responsibilities impose upon intimacy.     Read More

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