“De Kruiskwacht” is surrounded by woodland. It is a few kilometres south of the city of Geel. It has two buildings: one containing the bathroom fixtures and the other one the kitchen and dining area. The two buildings are approximately 20 metres apart. Furthermore, tents can be pitched on the premises and there is ample parking space.
The Kruiskwacht can accommodate groups up to 40 people, which can be extended to 70 people. In Tents 140. Because of its facilities, its low-traffic environment and its surrounding woodland, the Kruiskwacht is ideal for youth and school camps but also for (Communion) parties or a weekend away with friends.
The recreation room holds enough tables and chairs. The room is heated by a wood burning stove and during the winter months wood is provided. There is also a separate storage room which can be used for various purposes. The top floor, which has electrical heating, can be used as a conference room or dormitory.
The kitchen is equipped with 4 large gas rings, one sink, refrigerator with freezing compartment and two separate freezers. From September until June the kitchen is provided with pots, pans, plates, glasses, cutlery, etc., but in July and August you have to bring your own kitchenware.
The other building with bathroom fixtures and dormitories has oil-fired central heating. The sanitary facilities consist of two showers, six toilets and two large washbasins with five taps each. The ground floor has another two small dormitories for ten to fifteen people each.
The upper floor has a large dormitory that sleeps thirty people. The dormitories have no beds, which means you have to provide your own air mattress, sleeping bag and pillow. You also have to provide your own bed, bath and kitchen linen.
You can stay for a weekend, midweek or a week. The arrival and departure times are to be decided by mutual agreement.