Wedding and Reception Venue in Beverly, WV

Forever Begins In the Breathtaking West Virginia Mountains

Mountaintop Weddings at Camp Pioneer

Are you dreaming of saying your vows underneath the glorious skies in the breathtakingly sublime mountains of West Virginia? Forever begins right here. There is a reason this region is known as “Almost Heaven” – As if God himself dipped his brush and personally created the landscape for your special day, the scenery is the perfect witness of your love. Choose from our selection of venues for both your wedding and reception at Camp Pioneer. We can take care of everything for you and your guests from hosting your special day to catering, lodging, and everything else you need to make it a day to remember forever. We are sure you will be pleased with our very reasonable rates and mountaineer hospitality. Let us help make your romantic mountain wedding the best day of your life.

Plan Your Beautiful Mountaintop Wedding Here

Wedding and Reception Venue in Beverly, WV at Camp Pioneer

At Camp Pioneer, our facility has become very popular with locals, as well as guests from across the country and around the world who are planning a beautiful outdoor mountaintop wedding. We have the abundant space, buildings, and a wide selection of options to help you create the ideal celebration for your wedding and reception. We offer several fine options for you to choose from to exchange your vows and host your reception.

A Premier Wedding Destination That Won’t Break the Bank

If exchanging your vows nestled in 40-year-old pine trees planted in the shape of a heart in Vespers Knoll appeals to you, we can help you create that magnificent moment. Maybe your dream is to exchange your vows on horseback or in our show barn. Most of our guests choose to walk our facility and get inspiration for their big day by looking around at the landscape to get a feel for which areas call out to them. We offer many options for small, medium, and large weddings. Ample parking and a wide selection of beautiful settings make Camp Pioneer the premier location to tie the knot without breaking the bank. We are happy to work with you to help you plan a remarkable event you will cherish. Would you like to set up a time to visit and tour our location? Our friendly and helpful team looks forward to assisting you in any way we are able. Please call Camp Pioneer’s Wedding Planning line at: 304-636-3638.

Choose Your Perfect Wedding Venue

Dakan Arena – Country Horseback Marriages & Rustic Barn Receptions

Camp Pioneer’s Dakan Arena and Agricultural Complex are located in the perfect country setting for an outdoor rustic barn-like feel in our modern facility that remains protected from the elements should your wedding encounter inclement weather. There is no need to worry about the rain when you say your vows at Dakan Arena. This venue is a horse-lover’s dream come true. Express your appreciation of traditional country style while exchanging your vows on horseback. Dakan Arena accommodates all country weddings from mild to wild at heart. Enjoy the sensation of being outdoors without worry. Our open pavilion-like architecture is gorgeous and allows the breeze to flow through, but not the rain that could put a damper on your special day. Get the party started right when you rent the dance floor and stage at Dakan! There are many additional options to customize your dream country horseback wedding and reception at Dakan Arena. At over 3,000 square feet, this large venue easily accommodates over 400 guests.

Rental Rates

Dakan Arena Daily Rental Rate – $500 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday); $75 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)

Dakan Arena Audio-Visual System Daily Rental Rate – Included, if needed.
(includes speakers, screens, mics, lapel mic, and phone connectivity)

Rental Rates

Agricultural Complex (seats up to 120) Daily Rental Rate – $250

Agricultural Complex (Bathroom Use Only) – $50

Large Wedding Tent for Perfect Outdoor Ceremonies

Large Wedding Tent at Camp Pioneer

Our large wedding tent is 40’x60′ and makes the perfect outside addition alongside the Agricultural Complex. Many of our guests use the tent for outside seating combined with the building and kitchen for food preparation and as a backup for inclement weather for outdoor weddings and receptions. – Call for pricing.

A la Carte Venue Options

Peg/Polly Pavilion at Camp Pioneer

If the indoors really just isn’t your thing, we offer several outside options for your wedding ceremony. Mix and match your ceremony site with your choice of reception site for total customization of your dream wedding. Combine any of our indoor and outdoor facilities for the perfect wedding of your dreams. Say your vows in the Vespers and follow up with a wonderful meal and reception in the Assembly Hall or any other combination you like. The choice is yours!

Peg/Polly Pavilion – Our Peg/Polly Pavilion is the newest addition to our outdoor venue options. Constructed in the summer of 2018, the pavilion offers seating for over 100 guests. Enjoy the ultimate in country charm with beautiful daytime and sunset views and a central fire pit ideal for evening weddings and comfortable night-time gatherings year-round. – $75

Shaver Pavilion (Council Circle) – This outdoor venue in a beautiful country setting offers amazing mountain views overlooking farmland for a wonderful pastoral feel. Unlimited seating options make Shaver Pavilion ideal for weddings of all sizes from small to large. – $75

Laurel Pavilion (Pond) – Our most popular pavilion is located in close proximity to the ponds, fishing, and the playground with plenty of room for younger guests to run and play. Laurel Pavilion consistently books early, as it is ideal for a wide range of family-style events. If you would like to reserve Laurel Pavilion for your wedding, consider making your reservation as early as possible. – $75

Vespers – Beautiful 40-year-old pine trees planted in the shape of a heart surround this romantic outside venue. Seating at this location can accommodate over 250. The venue can be designed for a perfect intimate ceremony, as well. – $75

Agricultural Complex (with kitchen) – Inside venue offering a traditional banquet hall-style setting for your reception. – $250

Assembly Hall (seats up to 200) – $150

Dining/Assembly Hall (seats up to 200) – $625 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday); $350 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)

Wedding Packages

Bronze Package: $1250

*Catering is not included in the pricing.
2‐day exclusive access to upper campus (beginning at 9:00 a.m. on each day) Audio
Decorative lights
$200 discount if catering is provided by Camp Pioneer.

Silver Package: $2500

*Catering is not included in the pricing.
Includes everything in the bronze package plus:
Cloth table cloths
Chair covers
Tie backs
Cloth napkins
Chair or bench setup and removal for ceremony
$200 discount if catering is provided by Camp Pioneer.

Platinum Package: $4500

*Catering is not included in the pricing.
Includes everything in the bronze and silver packages plus: Availability to use dorms for overnight stay
Complete setup and cleanup
Access to decorations (owned by Camp Pioneer)
Real flowers for tables ($500 budget for flowers are included in the price)
$200 discount if catering is provided by Camp Pioneer.

A La Carte: $50 per table (based upon 6 guests per table)

Cloth table cloths Chair covers
Tie backs
Cloth napkins
Chair setup and removal for ceremony ‐ $2 per chair Catering is available beginning at $15.00 per person

*Additional cleaning fees at $40/hour may be applied for large event or failure of the renter to clean up. The Camp Manager or designated staff member will approve acceptable clean up. (Does not apply to platinum package)

*Insurance is required if alcohol is present. Proof of insurance must be provided to the Camp Manager.

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