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Sit back and relax in the peaceful Badlands

Let us handle all the dirty work as you enjoy an unforgetable retreat at Badlands Ministries. With plenty of space, themed rooms and bunks available, we are dedicated to providing you the best experience we can.

Anchor 1

February 17-19, 2023

Cost: $230 per adult

$55 per child (Age 6+)

*pay $55 more for an additional night

Join us for a weekend of relaxation, finishing your latest projects, and devotions with other craft-loving people! Avoid the cold- spend time inside sipping coffee and sewing, scrapbooking, knitting, and more. Unlike our adult only retreats, this unique retreat allows you to bring your children or grandchildren to craft along with you*.   Enjoy great meals and a relaxing massage while you stay! Room assignments are determined on a first-come basis so register early.

* Adults bringing children are responsible for their supervision during the retreat.  We request that you only bring children who are able to craft along with you.

Please register by February 10th 

Winter Crafting
(Family Friendly)
Anchor 2


 Join us at the camp for a day of crafting in the badlands!  Check back for the craft we will be doing that day!

April 1st, 2023 - BAKING CLASS!!  

1:30pm in the Dining Hall

$40 per person

We will be baking French Macarons and Rugelach!

You will need to bring a hand mixer or you can share with someone as well.  Click the "Online Registration" button above to register before March 24th.

November 18th, 2023

Craft Classes 
Anchor 3

March 31-April2, 2023

Cost: $230 per person

*pay $55 more for an additional night

Experience springtime in the badlands and a join a community of artistic people! Enjoy great food and lovely accommodations as well as relaxation and time for prayer and spiritual renewal. Crafters of all kinds are encouraged to attend. Massages will be offered Saturday at no additional cost to you!

Please Register by March 24th by clicking on the "Online Retreat Registration" button above.

Spring Crafting
(Adults only)
Anchor 4

November 4th, 2023

Backyard Play Cafe - *New Location in the Prairie Hills Mall


Cost: $30 per Mother Figure/Daughter Pair

$5 for each additional "daughter"

Hey Moms, Grandmas, Aunts, and all mother figures!

Join us for an afternoon of faith and fun!  We will spend the afternoon doing crafts, playing some games and enjoying a tea party!  Dress in your best tea attire!


This event is geared towards daughters between ages 5 & 12

Mother Daughter Tea Party
Anchor 5
Adult Trip:
Lancaster Show trip and Philadelphia-City of Brotherly Love

September 29 - October 9, 2023

Badlands Ministries is excited to announce this year's Bus Tour to the Lancaster, PA area to see the Moses Show, Magic and Wonder Theater, a guided tour of Lancaster and Philadelphia, admission to The Amish Experience and Jacob's Choice, and participants will also be able to see the Flight 93 National Memorial in Stoystown, PA.

Motor-coach transportation, accommodations, most meals, and all admission fees are included in the registration cost. This trip will give you an unforgettable experience with friends old and new. 

Anchor 6

Check back for future Confirmation retreats

Anchor 7

November 17-19, 2023

Cost: $230 per person

*pay $55 more for an additional night

A crafting retreat planned just in time for the holidays! Spend the weekend finishing up your last-minute holiday crafts and be pampered while you are working! Don’t worry about any cooking or cleaning, we will take care of that! All you have to worry about is your projects. 

Please register by November 10th

Fall Crafting
Anchor 8

If you are interested in bringing out your elementary aged youth to camp for an Advent retreat, please contact Chris Moe at 701-623-4332 or

Anchor 9

Badlands Ministries is a beautiful and accessible facility located in the magnificent North Dakota badlands. Our 188 acres, modern facilities, and "Leap of Faith" high ropes team-building course make the camp a great place for confirmation retreats, business events, marriage retreats, family reunions, weddings, birthday parties, and custom retreats. To learn more about our site and to check date availability, please contact us. We look forward to working with you!

Call now to check availability!

Group Sales: 701-290-8482

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