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Here, you’ll find answers to our most commonly asked questions, including information on our capacity, the hire cost and facilities. If you need further support, feel free to contact us.

Please contact us to check on availability or complete the request form attached to the downloadable “Retreat Planning Guide” found on the Plan your Retreat Page and email to us. We will contact you promptly after receiving your request.

You will find details of fees on our downloadable “Retreat Planning Guide” on the Plan Your Retreat page. Overnight accommodations range from $18 to $62 per person per night. Please contact us to discuss meeting space rates.
Up to 184 in air conditioned buildings. There are four distinct venues with sleeping areas that are air-conditioned and can be booked individually or as a whole depending on availability. The Lodge can accommodate up to 69 guests. The Cottages provide beds for up to 54 individuals. The Log Cabin sleeps up to 20. The campground has a flexible capacity depending on the group’s needs and sleeps up to 44.
Most venues are easily accessed. At this time, we have an ADA accessible room in our lodge, an ADA accessible public bathroom in the lodge area, one of our lodging cottages has a ramp, and the meeting cottage has a ramp and an ADA accessible bathroom. If more ADA accessible areas are needed, the Feliciana Retreat and Conference Center has been successfully used for years by several individuals confined to wheelchairs.  Please email info@frccenter.org to discuss your requirements.
No. However, arrangements for on-site meals may be added for any group at the time of booking. The Feliciana Retreat and Conference Center has a dining hall that can seat up to 88 individuals at once or split a larger group into more than one dining time, and our kitchen staff can meet most dietary needs. Due to Insurance and LAHD restrictions, our commercial kitchen is not available for groups usage. For smaller group needs, there is a full kitchen in the Log Cabin (stocked) and at the campground area in MURF A (not stocked).
Both casual and formal. Barton Hall seats up to 125 people and is suitable for business meetings. The Delta Room in The Lodge is conducive to both secular and religious services. The Lakeview Room is best used for small contemplative gatherings. Hickory Meeting Cottage can be used as an activity area or for a small gathering.
Barton Hall comes with a sound system, projection screen, lectern, and folding chairs. The Delta Room at The Lodge has a large television monitor, lectern, and a piano. We have portable projection screens and a portable LCD projector that can be rented (first come first serve).
On most bookings we have a three-tiered payment plan. The first deposit/installment of 25% is due along with the signed contract two weeks from the issue date of the contract. The deposit and the payment plan will be determined at the time of booking.
With advance notice, yes. Since bookings “lock-in” your date and “lock-out” others, cancellations may require forfeiture of your deposit. The advance notice is 60 days minimum.
Yes. Barton Hall may be booked for indoor gatherings but is limited to 125 people. The Campgrounds may be booked for larger groups but is an outdoor venue. Any coverings such as a large-tented area are not provided.  A limited number of picnic tables are available. A set-up facility complete with a kitchen is available as are toilet facilities.
Swimming (in a pond), kayaking, canoeing, fishing, hiking, rock wall climbing, zip-lining, and archery are some of the activities that may be arranged prior to your visit. Contact us to find out more.
Alcohol will not be permitted on FRCC premises unless the client is the host for the serving of beer or wine. In that event no employee of FRCC will participate in this type of beverage service and the client will need to provide proof of insurance coverage prior to the planned event.
All parties who use the Feliciana Retreat and Conference Center are responsible for providing their own health care. A signed Risk and Release form is required of all individuals.  In addition, trained/certified staff are a requirement for the use of any sporting equipment or water venues. The Feliciana Retreat and Conference Center can provide qualified instructors with prior notice.
Guest groups will be asked to provide a Certificate of Insurance to FRCC at least 10 days prior to the arrival date naming FRCC (including Church’s trustees, officers, directors, employees, representatives, volunteers, and agents, as well as its successors and assigns) as “additional insured” on the group’s policy with respect to the use of the facilities. The group’s insurance shall be “primary and non-contributory with any other insurance carried by the additional insured (FRCC)”. Any waiver of this insurance provision must be in writing and signed by an authorized FRCC representative.
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