Pleasant Ridge Camp and Retreat Center

Address: Marietta, SC
Owner: Greenville County Rec
Architect: DP3 Architects, LTD
Cost: $12.5M
Project Responsibility: Structural Engineering Design; Structural Construction Administration Services
Certification: WoodWorks (Wood Behind the Walls Category): Wood Design Award

The Pleasant Ridge Camp and Retreat Center, a Greenville County Rec site, is an ADA-compliant getaway situated in Pleasant Ridge County Park. Available for special events and retreats and home to various programs including Camp Spearhead and Camp Courage, the serene getaway is nestled amidst 240 acres of woodlands and features a 17,000 SF lodge and a 10,500 SF open-air activity pavilion (Fireside Hall). Other amenities include bunk and single-style cabins, a zero-depth entry pool, 50-foot tall Alpine Climbing Tower, three (3) accessible performance stages, basketball court, meeting and dining facilities. MMSA provided structural engineering design services and construction administration for the new $12.5 M camp and retreat center.