I am engaged!  Now what?

  • Explore our website for more information about hosting your event at Camp Foley including the Wedding Brochure.
  • Check the Wedding Calendar for estimated availability. Due to our summer camp program and the facility not being winterized, only late May, late August and September are available.
  • Email or call (218-543-6161) Marie with questions.  You may arrange a time to tour the facility.
  • Email or call Marie to hold a date for 5 business days to allow you to pay on the phone with a credit card or to mail a check for your nonrefundable deposit of $500 that will be applied to your a la carte choices.
  • Complete the Wedding Questionnaire to help us better understand the services you are requesting for your day.  Of course, changes can be made.  Marie will contact you with any questions she may have.
  • A contract will be sent to you to be returned within 10 days.

Approximate a la Carte Rental Cost for 2022

The rates below are for 9:00 AM to Midnight the day of the wedding

Grounds & Facilitator for Full Wedding & Reception (center of facility and a facilitator to assist you with planning and to be onsite on the day): $600.00 for a smaller wedding of 130 or less; $900 for a wedding of larger than 130.
Grounds & Facilitator for Mid-Day Wedding (no reception; 6 hours max): $350
Chapel: $200.00
Dining Room: $1,400.00
Kitchen: $800.00
“Barn” for Ceremony: $150
Bridal and/or Groom’s Cabin: Day Use – $100.00/cabin; Overnight with a 11:00 a.m. checkout – $175.00
Rustic Cabin Rental:  $175.00/cabin (up to 10 people) for one night; $250.00/cabin for two nights.
Muffins, mini donuts & fruit for overnight guests: $3.00/person (Saturday and/or Sunday Morning)
Lighting Package: $500 for both inside and outside LED string bistro lights
Yard Game Package: $80.00 includes your choice of four games:  Bean Bag Toss, Giant Jenga, Kubb, 4-Square, Ladder Golf, Spike Ball or Kan Jam.

The rates below are for the day before the wedding

Rehearsal: No charge for short rehearsal from 4:00-6:00 pm
Early Grounds and/or Dining Room Set-Up (If available with times to be negotiated, 4 hours of set-up the day before): $300.00
Outside Rehearsal Dinner 4 hours (If available from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m., use of grounds and bathrooms; garbage and recycling provided): $300.00

Please inquire about additional services

Pontoon Boat: Rental with Driver
Dock (in water beyond our season): $20.00 section
Catering Assistance, Buffet Assistants/Bussers or Dishwashers (clearing of tables, running commercial dishwasher)

Descriptions of Services and Helpful Information

Grounds:  Anyone using the grounds would receive a Foley Facilitator who would be available while from 9:00 AM on the day of the event to handle questions, direct deliveries, etc.  Camp Foley handles the disposal of garbage, maintaining the restrooms, and general assistance.  There are limited outside lighting with some pole lights and solar lighting lining the main drive to assist guests when walking to and from cars. Guests are limited to the center part of the facility with the courts, fields, and other recreational facilities being off-limits.

Parking:  Cars will need to utilize the parking lot area by the parking lot and for larger weddings, there will be other designated parking areas.   Foley will direct guests in parking if needed. Guests will need to walk in or be dropped off as our roadways need to be kept open for emergencies.

Chapel:  Guests may use the chapel for Catholic or Christian weddings. If it is a Catholic wedding, permission must be granted from Immaculate Heart Church in Crosslake (218-692-2678).  Benches, statues, etc. must remain as is in the Chapel. All decorations are to be free-standing – nothing can be taped etc. to the walls.  Candles may have limitations. There are two aisles with 12 benches on each side seating 5 adults/bench.  Windows – 3 on each side by the benches; 1 across from the side door; 2 on each side of the altar or 4 in total; and 3 behind the altar. There are 2 electrical outlets in the front of the church with one on the west side (15 amp) and one on the north side (20amp). Keyboard: The keyboard is touch-sensitive – The brand is Yamaha DGX-300 Portable Grand.

Dining Room Facility:  The dining room will seat about 250 people (95′ x 38′). If space is needed for dancing, fewer numbers would be needed in the dining room. The dining room would be available for set-up and deliveries at 9:00 AM on the day of the event. Everything would need to be taken down and removed that day by midnight.

The dining room has 54”/60” circular tables (8 of the 60” tables; 20 of the 54″ tables) with a walnut/brown Formica top with 8 wooden chairs surrounding the tables. In addition, there are 4 – 96″ X 30″ banquet tables and 2 tables 4’ X 2’ with adjustable heights. Tables will be set-up by Foley personnel as requested and there are suggested floor plans available.

All furniture and equipment in the interior are to remain inside the dining room and kitchen area.  Foley does not have linens, matching china, or stainless steel to accommodate groups.  All decorations are to be free-standing – nothing can be taped, nailed, etc. to the walls or other structures.

Foley does offer a lighting package for indoor including 7 LED indoor light strings to hang from the ceiling, strung across the dining hall. On the deck of the dining room is 1 large wooden table 32” by 14’ and 2 smaller tables 32” by 7 feet.

Commercial Kitchen:  Caterers have use of the kitchen between 9:00 a.m. and Midnight and are free to use the 4 convection and 2 conventional ovens. We ask that they bring their own pots and pans, utensils, and serving dishes to accommodate them in food preparation and serving. It is expected that the kitchen is left in the condition as it was found – counters and stoves wiped off, flours swept and mopped.

Please inquire as to assist with heating and attractively maintaining buffet tables for main entrée, dessert, or appetizers, bussing tables, or running the commercial dishwasher. Click here for Thoughts on Catering at Foley

Barn: 30’x 80′ pole barn with half walls, mostly open with a cement floor. Electrical outlet on the outside of the South Side of the building; a good option, in case of rain, if you plan to do an outside wedding.

When does everything need to out of the buildings and removed from the property?  We ask that everything is out of the buildings by midnight on the day of the wedding except for rental cabins. Items can be left on the porch of the dining room facility for pick-up by 11:00 a.m. of the following morning.

Cabin Rental:  Rustic sleeping cabins (bunk beds, wood stove heat, and storage space for personal items) with centralized bathrooms and showers are available for your guests. Guests are asked to bring their own bedding, sleeping bags, towels, and toiletries. Pets and smoking are not allowed in the cabins and parking in designated areas only.

Each cabin sleeps minimally 10 individuals. A primary person from each cabin should be identified as the one to officially check-in between 4:00 and 10:00 p.m. on Friday, or noon and 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and is responsible for settling other guests. Check-out is 11:00 a.m.

Dining Hall and Kitchen is open only for the wedding reception if contracted.

The estimated number of cabins is requested 6 weeks in advance with final count 2 weeks in advance and payable by the Responsible Parties on this contract. The Responsible Party is responsible for collecting fees from guests and assigning cabins. Outside fireplaces and wood are provided for our guests if requested, hiking trails, and use of basketball and volleyball courts. Coffee is served in the morning from 8:00 to 10:00 for overnight guests. It is suggested that you email the “Overnight Guests at Camp Foley” PDF to your guests.

Fire Pit:   There is a 34” large portable cauldron fire pit that can be set up in the center of the facility on a cement pad for our guests to use. Foley provides firewood and will start the fire for our guests.

Smoking: Camp Foley is generally a smoke-free facility including all buildings and grounds. For your function, smoking is possible in front of the dining room and is not allowed inside any of the buildings.  Encourage your guests to properly dispose of their cigarette butts in the containers provided.

Beverage Service: A private bar may be set up on the porch of the dining room. We can provide wooden-style tables and a canoe can be set-up outside for guests to fill with ice for canned and bottled beverages.  Since Camp Foley is generally an alcohol-free facility, Foley employees cannot serve alcoholic beverages.

Damage Deposit: Damage/Cleanup Deposit of $1,000 is required for Day/Evening event; $500 for just a day event. The party is fully responsible for any damage to the facility or grounds or excessive cleanup costs.

Proof of Insurance:  RESPONSIBLE PARTY, shall maintain Commercial General Liability Insurance including Host Liquor liability, in an amount not less than $1,000,000 Combined Single Limit for Bodily Injury and Property Damage. Such Insurance shall name Camp Foley as additional insured, and a certificate of insurance with an endorsement must be provided 4 weeks prior to the event. If having overnight guests, it must be for the weekend. Online purchase through WedSafe or other places.

What is not permissible on Foley Property: Overnight RV parking, tent camping, fireworks, Chinese lanterns, confetti, use of illegal drugs, pets, or firearms.