Retreats, Camps and Conferences


Large, modern air conditioned chapel and meeting space.

Mount Carmel Ministries located north of Alexandria, Minnesota overlooking beautiful Lake Carlos, is a wonderful choice for your next meeting or event. This unique place provides a gorgeous setting, first-rate housing accommodations, flexible meeting facilities, terrific meals, and a staff waiting to serve you. Let us help plan the perfect event for you.

Retreat and conference facilities are available for reservation year round. Mount Carmel is waiting to welcome you!

If you are looking for a retreat space for a women’s retreats, men’s retreats, prayer and healing retreats, church council or leadership retreats, crafting or quilting retreats, pre-marriage and marriage retreats, and many others, Mount Carmel is here to help. With experienced retreat planning staff willing to help throughout the retreat planning process. There are lots of options for retreat meeting and housing which provide an experience of rest and renewal.

Retreat Picture

Intimate, beautiful spaces for gatherings

If you are planning a conference and looking for a Christian conference center to meet your needs, Mount Carmel can work with you to plan the logistics of this gathering. Centrally located in Minnesota, Mount Carmel is easily accessible for guests coming from a regional area. Our largest meeting room
can accommodate groups of up to 350 people. Many smaller breakout area options exist. Catered menus can be selected to suit your conference food requests.

Church Camps, Confirmation Camps
We have a limited number of weekend or weekday church camp rentals available each year where a congregation can rent out the facilities, provide their own programming and leadership. while Mount Carmel provides the foodservice, registration, housing, and some staffing to support your church’s camping event. These are usually in June, August, or after Christmas.  This may include your own confirmation camp event.

Chapel Tiered Classroom

Modern classrooms with technology resources

Rates are available for a variety of retreats and conferences. Pricing is usually a per person package rate such as 2 nights and 4 meals (a standard weekend retreat). Fees will vary depending on the facilities you wish to use and other special accommodations you request.

Reservation Information
Dates are available for rental up to a year in advance on a first come, first serve basis. Upon making a reservation, a contract will be sent with deposit information. Typically a non-refundable deposit for 25% of your estimated rental fee is due two months from when the reservation is made. Once a signed contract and deposit is received, your reservation is finalized.

For more information, to check date availability, or to make a reservation, please contact us at (800) 793-4311 or