Onomia Conference and Retreat Ministries: You will find a warm welcome here!
...on the shores of Shakopee
Lake, surrounded by Mille Lacs Kathio State Park & Rum River
Simply put, you will love it here!.
Onomia offers a unique location, constantly improving
facilities, and easy access from almost anywhere.
Depending upon the season, we can offer rental event
overnight and meeting accommodations for 6 to over 200
Throughout the year, the Vogel Retreat Center hosts
guests in a hotel-like setting with private rooms and
self-contained meeting and eating spaces.
In the summer months and stretching into the fall our
seasonal camp is the perfect park-like atmosphere to hold
your summer youth or family camp or economical fall retreat.
Our goals as we
host your event:
1. To greet all guest with a heart-felt
welcome 2. To accommodate your requests and needs to
the utmost of our ability 3. To provide clean rooms
and attractive meeting areas ready for you on arrival
Please know that Onomia treasures the opportunity to
partner with you for your special event. We take very
seriously the responsibility of hosting your retreat or
conference. You can expect a professional staff
committed to the sucessful completion of your time here.
Please let us know how we can be of service and we will
do our best to help you enjoy your time here!
Explore our Facilities and grounds!
Our Main Site is about 45 acres bordered by
Kathio State Park. All buildings are easily
accessed on new hard-surfaced paths. All
buildings are handicap accessible. As mentioned
earlier, the Retreat Center is our high comfort
retreat lodge which is open throughout the year
for adult, family and youth group rentals.
Seasonally buildings include the Chapel,
Friendship Dining Hall, three dormatories. We
offer great play areas which include a football
sized play field, basketball court, square ball,
shuffleboard, and 8 element low ropes challenge
We understand that there is no typical
retreat! Every group we serve has special needs,
and we are happy to work with you when we are
able. Commonly, our fee structure includes
overnight lodging and meal packages. We do offer
day events and special discounts for extended
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What types of groups do
you host? We are happy to host womens and
mens groups, church councils, business meetings
and conferences, youth events, camps and
gatherings. We do not offer single-room rentals
or walk on room housing as a typical hotel
might. The majority of our guests are from
church and non-profit organizations.
How do I book a retreat? We encourage you
to give us a call or drop us an email with your
basic information... how many you expect, and
preferrably several dates which might work for
you. For special requests or for rental requests
longer that the typical weekend, we will work up
a special package just for you!