Conference Lodging

Options for lodging vary. Please read this information carefully before making your selection.

These facilities are on or near the Northern Tier base. Descriptions for each are listed. Housing will be assigned on a first-come, firstserved basis at each resort. Beds will be filled at each location based on time of arrival. We cannot guarantee you will occupy the same room and/or cabin with a specific person; however, we recommend that parties from the same council select the same lodging option in order to make transportation easier.

Payment will be made directly to the facility by you upon checkout. Specific information (directions, etc.) will be forwarded as reservations are confirmed. Read each description carefully. Amenities vary by location.

Note: Limited accommodations for married participants are available at Smitty’s on Snowbank. If you and your spouse register for the conference, you must select this resort for your lodging.

Northern Tier Base Camp Yurt—$15 Per Person Per Night

Go rustic! The yurts are on the Northern Tier High Adventure Base. The yurt originated centuries ago and is still used today—although not quite the same as the original versions! The yurts have electricity. The bath house is nearby. Four people will be assigned to each yurt. You will need to supply your own sleeping bag/bedding, towels, and toiletries.

Northern Tier Base Camp Cabin—$15 Per Person Per Night

The cabins on base are rustic. Each cabin has four sets of bunks,electricity, and heat. Four people will be assigned to each cabin.The bath house is nearby. You will need to supply your own sleepingbag/bedding, towels, and toiletries.

Williams and Hall—$25 Per Person Per Night

Williams and Hall is on Moose Lake just five miles from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and approximately one mile from Northern Tier. Each guest will have a bunk with a sleeping bag and a pillow. Bathrooms are shared. Visit for more information.

Smitty’s on Snowbank—$35 Per Person Per Night

Smitty’s is on Snowbank Lake, approximately seven miles from the Northern Tier High Adventure Base. Accommodations at Smitty’s are in motel-like rooms with knotty pine interiors. Each room has a different bed combination. Rooms have their own bath and shower. Linens and towels are included.

Northwind Lodge on Jasper Lake—$40 Per Person Per Night

Northwind Lodge is approximately seven miles from the Northern Tier High Adventure Base. Each cabin is configured differently. Cabins are equipped with bathrooms and kitchens. All bed linens are provided. Towels are not provided. Visit for more information.

Vosburgh’s Custom Cabins—$40 Per Person Per Night

On Moose Lake, less than one mile from the base camp, Vosburgh’s Custom Cabins offers fully furnished cabins with kitchens and baths. Each cabin is arranged differently. Bedding is furnished, but bath towels are not. Visit for more information.