Camp Lodging for Large Groups & Retreats

Visiting the Iron Range with a large group? Bring your group together in the best part of Northern MN. Large camp facilities offer the perfect places for retreats, sports teams or other large groups to stay and connect.

Camp Hiawatha

Amenities: Hiking Trails, Breakout Spaces, Chapel, Sauna, ball field, dining room, Basketball/Volleyball Courts, Limited Boat Docking – Nearby Boat Launch, Direct Access to Deer Lake

Summer Capacity: 130

Winter Capacity: 98

Dining: Serves 200 in Summer, 150 Year-Round

36944 Camp Hiawatha Rd, Deer River, MN 56636

Camp Vermilion

Amenities: Lake Vermilion Access, Groomed Cross Country Ski Trails, Chapel, Hiking Trails, Ball Field, Sauna, Camp fire Pit, Boat Docking

Summer Capacity: 278

Winter Capacity: 92

Dining: Serves 160 in Summer, 100 Year-Round

2555 Vermilion Camp Rd, Cook, MN 55723

Laurentian Center

Summer Amenities: Semi-private 100-acre lake with canoes, row boats and swim beach. Outdoor climbing tower, group initiative course, archery range and more than 30 miles of Superior National Forest hiking.

Winter Amenities: More than 30 miles groomed cross country ski trails and 40 pairs of skis. Also, 50 pair of snowshoes and hundreds of acres to explore. Traditional wood-fired sauna, ice fishing equipment and full complement of winter environmental educational lessons that can be provided. All equipment and lessons included in package price.

Capacity: 160, but capacity is limited. Call for open dates.

Dining: Serves 160- Onsite food service works with dietary restrictions and allergy needs. Child Nutrition site, accommodating free and reduced lunch needs.

8950 Peppard Rd, Britt, MN 55710

Camp Esquagama

Amenities: Access to lake, campground, sauna, games and sporting equipment included. Climbing wall – additional fee required, boat access, archery (w/additional fee).

Summer Capacity: N/A

Fall, Winter, Spring Capacity: 94

Dining: 100 – Camp food service $5-$15 per meal

4913 Pine Lane, Gilbert, MN 55741
(218) 865-6589

Camp Warren

Amenities: Ping pong and foosball, hiking, canoes, paddle boards, fire rinds, campsites, 9-hole disc golf, snowshoes for group use (35 pairs), showshoe and hiking trails, groomed cross country ski trails (classic and skate), sauna, outdoor fire pits, ice fishing, space for ski waxing/art projects/meetings/talent shows)

Summer Capacity: Team building groups from 10-80 participants, No Summer lodging available.

September Capacity: 160

Winter Capacity: 120

Dining: Serves 120

3726 Miller Trunk Road Eveleth, MN 55734

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