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Bellwether Farm Camp, Retreat, and Education Center offers a model of sustainable living that promotes physical and spiritual wellness, fidelity to the environment, and social justice.


Nestled into the curves of the Vermillion River, Bellwether Farm is a camp, retreat, and education center dedicated to exposing the wider community to the creation that sustains all of life. As a working farm, its life focuses on four primary activities.

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Bellwether Farm is a unique and affordable option for your next gathering. The center offers brand new facilities featuring a green technology, renewable energy, and water reclamation systems.

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Nov 03
Nov 04

Family Weekend

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Families and friends are invited to an overnight at Bellwether for self-guided time away. The farm, forest, and fields of Bellwether can provide much-needed retreat space for your family to rest and play. No official programming will be offered for the family weekends, but self-guided hikes, board games, goat snuggles, and the pond and farm are available to you. Check-in begins Friday at 4:30, and your first meal is at 6:00 p.m. Saturday breakfast (8:00 a.m.) and lunch (12:00 p.m.) are provided, with departure by 5:00 p.m. Retreat rooms are equipped with a private bathroom, linens and towels, and two single beds. A cot can also be added.

An optional addition is to join master baker Roger Smith for a breadmaking workshop on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. for an additional $25/person.

Fees include lodging and all meals:

  • Adult single occupancy: $130 per person
  • Adult double occupancy: $100 per person
  • Additional under 18: $50 per person
  • Baking $25/person
  • Cot in retreat room $0
  • Please note: children under 6 are free


Friday, November 3 - Saturday, November 4, 2023
4:30pm - 5:00pm

Help plant the fields, fill the barns, beautify & heal the landscape

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