Rates ButtonRetreat Opportunities
Prairiewoods tailors your retreat to address your needs and provide you the most meaningful experience. For more information on any of our retreats, contact Laura Weber at 319-395-6700, ext. 207, or lweber@prairiewoods.org.

A Sunset at PrairiewoodsDirected Retreat
A directed retreat provides extended time for prayer, solitude and quiet. According to your preference, a daily one-on-one meeting with a spiritual director is provided. As a retreatant, you enjoy comfortable guest rooms or Hermitages and meals in quiet areas. Retreat length is flexible, and you may schedule directed retreats any time throughout the year.

A Pond at PrairiewoodsPrivate Retreat
Do you desire time alone to pray and reflect using your own spiritual resources? Private retreats allow you to enjoy a comfortable guest room and meals in the quiet areas of the Spirituality Center or the solitude of the Hermitage. You may schedule private retreats any time throughout the year.

A Tree Swing at PrairiewoodsGroup Retreat
For groups or organizations, the Prairiewoods staff offers days of prayer and renewal as well as weekend retreats on pre-selected themes. These retreats provide opportunity for input on a specific theme along with time for private prayer, reflection and group dialogue. Staff members help create, guide and facilitate quiet time, activities and space.

A Beautiful Butterfly at PrairiewoodsDay Stay/Day of Prayer
Come for a day of quiet and personal prayer. You will enjoy a room at the Guest House to use for rest and relaxation during this day stay. If desired, arrangements can be made for you to meet with a spiritual director or holistic health practitioner.

Hermitage Stay
Two Hermitages are available if you seek the solitude and peace of the woods. Each Hermitage has radiant floor heat and bath and kitchen facilities. Since the Hermitages are solar powered, the electrical outlets do not accommodate appliances like hair dryers or computers. Bring food for your stay, though staples are provided.