Do You Struggle With Planning a Retreat?

Is it hard to know what to do first?
Did your last retreat flop?
Are you afraid you’ll fail?
Do you have difficulty pulling all the details together?

Retreats and Conferences Work For Many Organizations


  • Small Businesses
  • Government Agencies
  • Churches
  • Family Reunions
  • Youth Retreats
  • Schools
  • Craft Groups
  • Affinity Groups
  • Para-Church Organizations


If you need to spend focused time, you need Calvin Crest

"Great Plains Creative Arts Association would like to give a Big Thank You to Calvin Crest. What a wonderful time we had! Everyone loved the facility and the food was great. The staff was accommodating and great to work with. We highly recommend this venue to anyone looking to host your next event!!!" Cheryl Jensen GPCAA President

What Makes Calvin Crest So Different?

Calvin Crest is different because we are purposefully low-tech.  You need to be in a beautiful location and away from the distractions of life.  You need this space to focus on what’s important–whether its your faith, your business, your craft or your family.

And Calvin Crest staff can help you all along the way with onsite tours, planning checklists, suggestions, best practices and more to make your event something special.

We know how hard it is to get everything right when you are planning a retreat.  We have helped hundreds of event planners organize and implement their vision in our setting.  For over 60 years, guests have stepped away from their everyday life to spend a few special moments here at Calvin Crest.

We know the types of events that work well in this setting and will gladly point you in another direction if it’s not a good fit.  We want to help YOU have a great event.

And even though we are purposefully low-tech, that doesn’t mean you won’t be comfortable.  With delightful accommodations, plentiful food, comfortable meeting spaces and gorgeous grounds, you will feel at home during your stay.

About Calvin Crest

The vision for Calvin Crest was a place where people from all walks of life could learn and grow.  With 60 years of ministry, thousands of people have done just that.  You can achieve this as well in a number of different ways.  Attend an event.  Plan an event.  Volunteer at an event.  Support an event.

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Click on one of the photos below to learn more about the opportunities to learn and grow at Calvin Crest.