DuBose Conference Center is a perfect retreat, designed to be a welcoming place for meetings, seminars, conversation, contemplation, worship and fellowship.  On our grounds, we offer a fenced pool, outdoor chapel, playing fields, a pavilion with a labyrinth, the Art Barn for creative activities, and a bonfire circle.

Our peaceful mountain setting offers plenty of nearby recreational opportunities as well, including the University of The South and some of the most gorgeous hiking trails and overlooks in the Southeast.

On Grounds Amenities

Pool

Our fenced pool is open May - September.  Groups are responsible for providing their own lifeguard supervision.

 

 

                      

Outdoor Chapel

Anchored by a stone altar built in 1976 by Camp Gailor-Maxon, our outdoor chapel is a perfect setting for group worship, particularly at sunset.

 

Athletic Fields

Our 65-acre grounds includes two large playing fields that have hosted marching band camps, field games and more.  

 

The Charles Crump Pavilion

Built in 1958 by the Episcopal Laymen's Conference, our pavilion is used for large gatherings, games, square dances, and other activities, and features a stage area as well as a Labyrinth, used in meditative prayer.

 

Art Barn

Feel free to create and make messes in our spacious art barn; all you need are your imagination and your own supplies.

 

Nearby Recreation

  Across a quiet street is Monteagle‚Äôs beautiful playground, enjoyed by many of our younger guests.
 
The Memorial Cross is a scenic overlook and favorite picnic spot, located on the west bluff of the Sewanee domain.   The  Cross is a memorial to all Sewanee citizens and students who served in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and Vietnam.
 
The University of the South at Sewanee is only 7 miles away, offering beautiful gothic architecture and breathtaking stained glass in its All Saints Chapel.
  Just down Highway 41 is the Visitor Center to the South Cumberland State Recreation Area, which includes many favorite sites, hiking trails and overlooks, including Sewanee Natural Bridge, Fiery Gizzard Trail, Foster Falls, Savage Gulf, Stone Door, Greeter Falls and Grundy Lakes. The park museum displays the natural and cultural history of the South Cumberland area.

 

The area is also home to several local crafts galleries, including Hallelujah Pottery