Lawrence University offers its facilities at Björklunden for use by private, public and corporate groups. Located just south of Baileys Harbor, Wis., in picturesque Door County, the site accommodates a wide variety of seminars, meetings and special events. It is available for use throughout the year.

The magnificent two-story, 37,000-square-foot lodge contains a great room, three seminar rooms, dining room and kitchen, as well as 22 guest rooms. It can sleep 44 to 104 people. There are two lakeside decks, a second-story observation deck, an elevator and a computer lab. The entire facility has wireless Internet access and plenty of parking.

Seminar Rooms

Vail Hall provides an exceptional environment for concerts, large meetings and intimate theatre presentations. It has a theater-style seating capacity of 130 and a table-style seating capacity of 120. Lakeside seminar room has a theatre-style seating capacity of 50 and a table-style seating capacity of 32. North seminar room has a theatre-style seating capacity of 48 and a table-style seating capacity of 36. Each seminar room features a complete audiovisual setup.

Facility Rental Rates*

Nonprofit Group Rates

  • Lodging: $80/night/room, one- to four-person occupancy
  • Food: $47/day/person ($9 Continental Breakfast, $16 Lunch, $22 Dinner)
  • All meals served buffet style. Participants bus tables.

Corporate Group Rates

  • Lodging: $85/night/room, one- to two-person occupancy
  • Food: $53/day/person + gratuity ($10 Continental Breakfast, $18 Lunch, $25 Dinner)
  • Breakfast and dinner served buffet style. Lunch served as plated meal.  Staff buses tables.

Day Use Rates

  • $150/day for meeting space
  • $500/day for a special event
  • $2,750 for weddings and receptions; more info here

Luncheon Rate

  • $17/person
  • Includes lunch, meeting space, coffee and water.
  • Lunch served as plated meal.  Staff buses tables.

Chapel Rental

  • $425 for two-hour event (weddings, baptisms, services, etc.); more info here

Chapel Tours

  • The Chapel is open for tours from mid-June to late August, Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 1 - 4 p.m.
  • Tour fee: $4/person

Studio Rental

  • $160/night
  • Two bedrooms w/baths, kitchenette, wood stove, large sitting room with dining table. Limited availability. (Completely renovated Spring 2006.)

Lodge Room Rental

  • Opportunities for lodging throughout the summer are on a limited-availability basis.

Sales tax may apply.

*There will be a rate increase beginning January 1, 2017 for the following:

  • $3500.00--Weddings and Receptions
  • $20.00--Luncheon
  • $500.00--Chapel Rental
  • $5.00/person--Chapel Tours


Reservation Info

If you have questions, please contact Kim Eckstein:

Phone: 920-839-2216.
Fax: 920-839-2688.
Mailing address: Björklunden, P.O. Box 10, Baileys Harbor, WI 54202

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