Caswell & Caraway Retreats

provide opportunities for senior adults to enjoy fun, fellowship and spiritual inspiration.


To register for the Coastal Retreats, Caswell SummerFest or Christmas by the Sea, contact the North Carolina Baptist Assembly at Fort Caswell:

100 Caswell Beach Road
Oak Island, NC 28465 
(910) 278-9501


Spring and Fall Coastal Retreats

April 27-29
May 4-6, 11-13, 18-20
September 14-16, 21-23, 28-30
October 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, 26-28

Come and enjoy a mixture of large group worship, small group activities and recreation. There is also free time for your group to relax on campus or explore Oak Island, Southport and other local areas. Cost for the retreat includes 2 night lodging, 5 meals and the program. You may also consider extending your stay by adding an extra day or two! 

Caswell SummerFest

August 17-21
5 days and 4 nights of great fellowship and fun. Morning class options and large group gatherings. Optional afternoon games, excursions and movie times. Wonderful meals and breaks throughout the day! 

Christmas by the Sea

November 30-December 2 
December 2-4, 7-9 
Start your holiday season off with a trip to the coast and a ticket to the Carolina Opry. The retreats begin with supper on the first day and conclude with breakfast on the last. Deposit is half the total bill, requested 60 days in advance.

Senior Adult Fall Festival of Fellowship

October 5-8
The Fall Festival of Fellowship at Caraway is now in its sixth year and has gotten better and better each year. Senior adults enjoy great Bible study, worship, entertainment, mission and fellowship all packed into one event. Caraway is a beautiful place to be in October and there is also plenty to see and do in the surrounding area. The cost is $235 per person and includes 3 night's lodging, 8 meals and program fee. The event begins on Monday afternoon and concludes on Thursday morning. 

 To register, Contact Caraway Conference Center at (336) 629-2374 or

More Information

Eddie Thompson  /  /  (800) 395-5102 ext. 5644
Katherine Helder  /  /  (800) 395-5102 ext. 5646