Retreat to the Woods 2017

Friday, October 6

Full dates are Friday, October 6 through Sunday, October 8

Join us at beautiful Baker Near-Wilderness Settlement in Long Lake, Minnesota, for a weekend of fellowship, relaxation, and renewal. You’ll enjoy great food, hiking and biking trails, canoeing, nearby lakes, and a few interesting and varied workshops in a quiet and protected setting surrounded by 3,300 acres of marshes, meadows, and mature forest.

The site has a tenting area and eight log cabins. Each cabin has a wood-burning stove and eight bunk beds with mattresses. The cabins do not have electricity. There are two modern composting toilet facilities near the cabins, as well as full restrooms and a shower at the main lodge. Baker does not allow pets. The Settlement is about 30 minutes west of Minneapolis.

PDF Overview of the Site and Map

You may register by downloading, completing and returning this pdf form or by submitting the following web form. When the latter is submitted, it will send an email with your registration information to the office. You are responsible for making payment either through the office or our secure online payment/donation site.

Contact Jeffry Magnuson with any questions:
3010 West 43rd St, Minneapolis, MN 55410
Tel. 612-929-0294

Contact Information


Please list each person in your party who is attending. At least one must be an adult 18 or older.

Meals and Food Preferences

Total number in your party who will attend each meal.
Friday Evening Dinner
Saturday Breakfast
Saturday Lunch
Saturday Evening Dinner
Sunday Breakfast

Registration Costs

This form cannot do the calculations for you, so please fill in the correct numbers and amounts.
$40 for each adult or youth 12 or over in cabins
$25 for children under 12 (3rd child is free) in cabins

$30 for each adult or youth 12 or over sleeping in your tent
$20 for each child under 12 over sleeping in your tent

Saturday Only? $15 for Saturday Day visit only (adults or youth)

You will see the message "Thank you for your message. It has been sent." and a copy of the information will be emailed to you.

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