$10 discount after reaching 85% of reserved beds during mutli-night retreats!

Also, All Activities Are Free!

2020 Rates **

With a retreat or camp reservation of two nights or more, you will receive free access to ALL our first-class activities including: climbing wall, teams/challenge course, laser tag, hayrides/campfires, GPS course, archery range and seasonal activities like winter tubing & snowshoeing, three seasons of river canoe trips and much, much more.

2 Nights, 5 Meals, all activities included

If over 85% of reserved beds

Each Additional Night

Each Additional Meal






(Multiple Night Stays)

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Deposit due at time of reservation to secure date.   $200.00 x buildings

Please call to confirm details or get other prices not listed.
All rates are per person and can be changed by Dickson Valley at any time.
Weekend retreats during premium months of October, January, and February have a minimum price equal to 2nights and 5meals regardless of actual length of stay.

Special Discounts

  • $10 discount per person when you reach 85% of reserved bed capacity during multi-night stays
  • Ask about discounts for midweek retreats that involve no DV staff lead activities
  • Choose to do a “Digital Disconnect” retreat and save
  • Have Dickson Valley do the work of putting the weekend schedule together and receive some extra benefits and goodies

We look forward to serving you with your ministry needs!

** Note from the Director:

Lifting Ministry Staff

Starting in 2020, the state of Illinois has looked for employers to “Lift Up Working Families” by enacting a minimum wage increase to $15 per hour. This increase will be phased in over six years, with nearly a twenty percent increase being in the first year. Staffing is a high percentage of Dickson Valley’s overall budget, and camp ministries typically run on very narrow margins. Most of our staff positions are just above minimum wage or have a base calculation on that rate.

As we look to bless our staff with what we are calling the “Lifting Ministry Staff” initiative, we know the current budget model will not be able to absorb these increases. For all 2020 retreats and camps booked after July 1, 2019, there will be a new rate to help cover the Lifting Ministry Staff initiative. As the states phased-in approach rolls out over the remaining five years, we will also be adjusting prices to make sure we are staying in line with those increases.

As we joyfully look to lift and encourage those that choose to work in short-term camp ministry, we pray that you will be excited about the outcomes which these new rate increases will provide.

Please remember, as always, you can reduce your final costs by maximizing bed space, by choosing to have a “Digital Disconnect” retreat, or even by having Dickson Valley do most of the retreat planning for you.

Call us today to get all the details!