Prairie River Camp has a variety of different facilities to meet the needs of all guest groups.  Whether you are looking for dining and food options, meeting space, or a secluded place for reflection and prayer, we have the space to meet your needs.

Below is a list of our facilities.  Click the links or scroll down to find information and see detailed pictures.

For further information, or to make a reservation, please call 507.653.4700 or email us here.



Located in the church basement, this space offers a comfortable coffee shop atmosphere. A great choice for small groups, birthday parties, reunions, or just relaxing with a good book. It is complete with a full kitchen, family bathroom, and cozy seating, plus a covered patio.  This space is a great options for groups up to 50 people who want to prepare their own food.

Cups of Faith Rates:

Per Day (with lodging) - $50

Per Day (day use) - $75

The Shelter is the lower level of the new dining hall building at PRC. This space can accommodate a wide range or uses - large group meeting space, dining space, or recreation space.  Dining space for up to 120, large group meeting space for up to 200. A full domestic kitchen is available for food prep. Space includes bathrooms, optional cozy seating area with electric fireplace, and optional game room activities.

The Shelter Rates:

Per Day (with lodging) - $75

Per Day (day use) - $100


Formerly St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Vivian Township in Waseca County, the church building was moved to PRC in 2002. It is a classic 1800’s country church and has a seating capacity of up to 100. It is a great option for meeting space, worship, or group gatherings.  Basic audio visual equipment is available.

Church Rates:

Per Day (with lodging) - $30
Per Day (day use) - $75
*All cleaning up must be done by your group | upcharge of $25 if not done


The Picnic Shelter is a great option for seasonal dining in the spring, summer and fall.  This versatile space is equipped with sturdy picnic tables and is attached to a covered breezeway that is perfect for buffet style serving.  Located in the central area camp, this space serves as a great hub for picnics, reunions and family gatherings.

Picnic Shelter Rates:

Is currently unavailable while undergoing renovations

The large Amphitheater is a great options for large group gatherings that desire a outdoor setting that is covered with a wide range of audio visual options.  The Amphitheater features a large 20' x 40' stage, and has seating for upwards of 300 people.  The Amphitheater is available June -Sept.

Amphitheater Rates:

Per Day (with lodging) - $20
Per Day (day use) - $50
*All cleaning up must be done by your group | upcharge of $25 if not done


The Prayer Chapel is a great place for small groups, families, or individuals to get away and pray and worship.  Built on the original site of the Bricelyn Lutheran Church, this quarter sized replica provides a quiet and peaceful atmosphere for those who want to pray, worship, or enjoy moments of solitude.  The Prayer Chapel seats between 15-20 people, has electricity, and features a gas fireplace for heating during the cold weather months. 

Prayer Chapel Rates:

Per Day - FREE
*All cleaning up must be done by your group | upcharge of $25 if not done


Located in the heart of camp, our playground, yard games, and fire pits are often right in the center of camps and retreats.  The playground area features a merry-go-round, Rainbow play set, mini zip line,  swing set, Emily's Swing, sandbox and yard games like Ga-Ga Ball, Nine Square in the Air and tether ball.  The fire pits have stone camp fire rings surrounded by Adirondack chairs and benches.  And endless supply of free firewood is available to all Prairie River Camp guests.  Use of these facilities are free to all guests.  


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Prairie River Camp is a ministry of South Central Minnesota Youth For Christ, Inc.

Prairie River Camp

52792 80th Street,

Bricelyn, MN 56014


South Central MN YFC 

116 West Clark Street
Albert Lea, MN 56007