SPRING 2021
QUILT & CRAFT RETREAT

A WOMEN'S MINISTRY EVENT

Pack up your quilting and crafting supplies and join your friends at Lake Beauty. Bring your favorite projects or register for a quilt class. Enjoy the beauty of camp, wonderful food, warm fellowship and plenty of space to spread out. There is plenty of time, and there is no better place to hone your creative skills than at camp.

Session 1 Apr 8-12
Session 2 Apr 15-19

Choose from:
3-Day Retreat   $160   Fri, Sat, Sun
4-Day Retreat   $190   Thur, Fri, Sat, Sun

4-Day Retreat   $190   Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon
5-Day Retreat   $220   Thur, Fri, Sat Sun, Mon

​No stay over option between sessions.

For our hearts rejoice in him,
Because we trust in His holy name.
Psalm 33:21

WHEN CAN I REGISTER FOR SPRING 2021 AND HOW?

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN JANUARY

  • You may register online using the registration button, or by phone at 320-732-3218.

  • $50 non-refundable deposit per session will guarantee your spot.

  • Balance is due the first day of your session.

Camp's COVID 19 Policy 
is linked at the bottom of this page

HOW DO I GET A DISCOUNT?
DISCOUNTS ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING THE OFFICE TO REGISTER

  • 25% off – First time quilter to LBBC

  • 10% off – Person inviting a new quilter

  • 10% off – Returning quilter (been away 5+ years)

CAN I SEW NEXT TO MY FRIENDS? 

When you register, list the first and last names of everyone in your quilting group. We will do our best to accommodate your table assignments.

WHAT ARE THE ACCOMMODATIONS LIKE?

We provide dormitory style housing with rooms that accommodate 2-7 guests, more if upper bunks are used.  The bathrooms are just down the hall. 

  • Mobility needs?  There are eight main floor rooms, which are held aside for guests with mobility needs.  Occasionally, guests needing main floor accommodations may be asked to share a room.  

  • Food allergies?  Help us help you by indicating food allergies when you register. Our food service manager will send you a menu two weeks before retreat which will include the alternatives we make available. Feel free to give Kari a call before you arrive, as she is happy to answer your questions. 320-732-3218 ext. 1010

  • Roommate request? When you register, list the first and last names of everyone you’d like housed in your room.  

  • Do I need to bring bedding?  Yes. Bring pillows, bedding, towels and wash cloths from home. If/when the option for renting linens and bedding is allowed, Camp will contact all registered guests (Optional for $10 fee).

ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE

  • We will be ready to welcome you beginning at 10:00 AM.  Lunch is served at 12:30 PM.

  • Guests must be out of lodging by 12:00 PM on the last day, and are welcome to sew until 4:00 PM.

WHICH QUILT SHOPS WILL BE THERE?

Session 1 - Gruber's Quilt Shop, Waite Park, MN.  Welcome back KC! 

Session 2 - TBD

WHEN CAN I SIGN UP FOR MASSAGES?

Offered on Saturdays. 30 minute sessions ($35). Sign up prior to arrival by calling by calling the office beginning on April 1. Sign up is available during retreat as well.

WHAT TO BRING - Packing list to be added soon.

FREE CLASSES FOR RETREAT QUESTS!

  • WISH I'D KNOWN CLASSES are offered each session for our guests who are interested in reviewing the basics and learning tips and tricks regarding - fabrics, needles and threads, accurate measuring and cutting, perfect quarter inch, piecing and pressing, borders, binding, machine quilting or preparing your quilt top for the long-armer. Attend all, or pick and choose. Schedule posted during each session.

  • FREE! Beginner Level Quilt Class!  Pass down the tradition of quilting to your friends and family without having to teach them yourself during retreat.  Our experienced, in-house instructors will guide participants through accurate measuring and cutting, piecing and adding borders. Lots of one on one instruction! Students will leave with a finished lap-sized quilt top. Seasoned quilters are welcome to join! Look forward to the excitement when these quilts are revealed at Show and Tell.

  • The pattern is called “Texas Two Step,” available at most quilt stores or from the designer Terry Atkinson (atkinsondesigns.com). Yardage requirements (including yardage for the border) will be sent 3 weeks before quilt retreat. ​

  • Please register for class by March 15th. Add it to your online registration or contact Laurie at 320-732-3218 or lbbc@lbbc.com.

RETREAT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Meals included; no cooking or dishes.

  • Banquet night – extra special meal.

  • Professional vendors and experienced quilting instructors.

  • One 8 foot table per quilter. Chairs available, or bring your own.

  • Comfortable sewing area, open 24 hours.

  • Valet service - Help unloading/loading your sewing supplies.

  • Multiple cutting and ironing stations.

  • Show & Tell: Sharing Your Projects.

  • Hot beverages.

  • Mini projects and classes from vendors (optional, additional charge may apply).

  • Easy access between sewing area, lodging and dining hall.

  • Door prizes

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Sewing area and supplies are located in our beautiful Lakeview South facility.

  • Capacity of 46 quilters.

  • Equipment and supplies – 2 back up sewing machines are available if yours has issues, 6 large ironing stations, irons, mats and rulers. 

  • Who can attend? Women and girls, grade 7 through adult.  We are not able to accommodate babies or children at quilt retreats.

  • Smoking is permitted only outside of the buildings and in your personal vehicle.

  • Alcoholic beverages are not permitted at any time on the grounds.