A Sacred Space in Nature

Pilgrim Heights Camp and Retreat Center is nestled on over 100 acres along the bluffs of the Iowa River overlooking a beautiful 80-acre recreational lake. We are open to people of all faith traditions and welcome children, adults, and groups large and small.  

Office Hours
Feel free to give us a call during our office hours!
Monday- Friday: 9:00-5:00
Saturday: 10:00- 3:00
Sunday: 10:00- 3:00


Our Mission

To provide sacred space in nature, where people of all ages are offered opportunities to experience the presence of creation, to discover personal wholeness, and to participate in the community through environmental and educational activities, spiritual renewal, and relationship building.
A non-profit service of Our Sacred Space, Inc. that serves all who seek a sacred space. 

About Us!

Our Board Members

Janet Secor

Board President

Karen Handke

Board Vice President

Doug Husak

Board Member

Chris Burtnett

Board Member

David Raymond

Board Member

Heingardener LLC Representative

Board Member


My name is Alexa Lloyd, Executive Director of Pilgrim Heights Camp and Retreat Center. We are a non-profit retreat, camping, and conference center owned and operated by Our Sacred Space, Incorporated. As a non-profit, we are committed to providing a safe and high-quality camp, conference, and retreat center. I am personally inviting you to experience this incredible facility and community for yourself!


We have recently upgraded and renewed our grounds and facilities to be accessible all year round! We have something for everyone! For your large events come see our Four Seasons Conference Center, a three-level modern conference and meeting center able to host groups of up 300 people; ideal for conferences, weddings, church, and family gatherings. Price Range $400-800. We also offer modern hotel-like accommodations, private cabins, and RV and tent camping. 


Contact us with questions or to schedule your event:

641-492-6165 or

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Alexa Lloyd, CNP
Executive Director