Koronis Ministries offers a beautiful lakeside retreat center for groups of 25-250, plus an accredited summer youth camp for kids aged 6-18 located in our 185-acre woods. 

At our historic (begun in 1922) Retreat Center on the shores of stunning Lake Koronis, your church or family group can come together in a place of natural beauty and refreshment. Our charming facilities feature a wide variety of lodging styles to suit every taste and budget, plus our state-or-the art meeting facilities can be right-sized to your group's needs.  In addition, our lakeside setting offers four seasons of outdoor activities, plus a gym and game room as a place for fun no matter the weather.  We'll do the cooking too, with delicious buffet-style meals cheerfully served in Lakeview dining room. Our rural setting feels a world away from the daily grind, but we're conveniently located just 90 minutes from the Twin Cities, in Paynesville, MN. 

For kids, our top-quality summer residential youth camp, Camp Koronis, has been a place of fun and adventure for over 65 years!  Campers live in rustic cabins immersed in our 185-acre woods. The days are filled with activities kids love like horsemanship, archery, fishing, water-skiing, nature arts & crafts, boating, fishing, sports, campfires, sleep-outs, s'mores and much more, led by our highly trained staff committed to safety, faith, and the individual worth of each camper. Camp programs range from two-day "teddy-bear camps" for our youngest campers (ages 6-9) to week-long camps for 9-13 year-olds, as well as a special week just for teens.
We are driven to excellence by our mission: To provide programs, facilities and activities that help people experience Christ, Creation and Community.

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Camp Registration Opens January 9, 2018

Registration for Summer Camp 2018 is Tuesday, January 9. 2018. We welcome you to view Camp Sessions online for all three Minnesota locations: Koronis, Kowakan, ...

Phase I of Koronis Ministries' Tabernacle Campaign Enters Final Stage

Koronis Ministries’ campaign for a new Tabernacle has entered its final stage, and plans for the new structure are beginning to move forward. If all goes as ...

Fall Woodcutting Day at Koronis Ministries (Nov. 4, 2017)

We need your HELP... Winter is coming and the camp needs volunteers to help us cut and split wood for the season! Come volunteer for a day of good work, ...

Camp Koronis Adds NEW Nature Art Specialty for Teens: July 23-28

Camp Koronis has added a NEW Nature Arts Crafts specialty for creative teens who see beauty in nature. This program is offered during Teen Week, July 23 - 28, ...

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