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Renting Camp Marshall 
Frequently Asked Questions

Who owns Camp Marshall?

Camp Marshall is owned and operated by The Episcopal Diocese of Montana. Camp Marshall is an Episcopal summer camp for children and youth. Our retreat host lives on camp and provides hospitality to our rental groups.

Who can rent Camp Marshall?

Camp Marshall is open to Episcopal Families and other non-profit groups seven days a week through the end of February.  After February, family or “individual retreats” may be made Monday – Thursday nights leaving weekends open to 501-c3 groups. *Families/individuals not coming as a group must identify which Episcopal Church they attend. 

During the spring and fall, Camp Marshall is available for rent to non-profit groups. We require an insurance rider for $1,000,000.00 listing Camp Marshall and the Episcopal Diocese of Montana as additionally insured.

Camp Marshall is an excellent site for annual retreats. Churches, quilting guilds, and therapeutic organizations rent Camp Marshall for annual events and or retreats. We prefer groups that can rent on an annual basis, but if we can fit you into our rental calendar, we are glad to serve you.


Do you have a "group minimum" requirement?

Because of the resources used when hosting a group of any size at Camp Marshall, we require all groups to pay for a minimum of 12 participants.  Learn more about our rental rates here.

Can I bring my pet(s)?

No.  In addition to the liability and hospitality issues related to having animals on camp, we are located in remote Montana. There are occasionally predators on our camp property to which pets are vulnerable.

When is Camp Marshall available for rent?

James Gartner, Camp Director, is responsible for scheduling rentals. Once you have a date set he will connect you with Jill Sallin, Administrative Assistant who will guide you through the contracting process. James may be reached by email.

What are meals at Camp Marshall like?

From our kitchen, we serve delicious, buffet-style meals. When you rent Camp Marshall, you will coordinate with your retreat host to develop a menu. We work hard to accommodate visitors’ dietary needs, and often make gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian, and vegan meals.  

What do I need to bring to Camp Marshall?

All guests will need: 

Personal Toiletries (shampoo, soap, etc.) Hairdryers Any other items for personal comfort Reading lightHeadlamp/Flashlight


What about linens? 

Economy Package: guests will need to bring;

Bedding, Pillows, Towels, Washcloths

Standard or Premium" package users will be provided "linens".  Towel, Wash Cloth, Pillow, Blanket and Sheets. 


Guests with the Standard package will make their own beds with camp making the beds for groups who choose the premium package. 

Can we swim/canoe/kayak/use the ropes course/use the archery range...?

Contact Jill Sallin to find out whether your group may rent facilitated use of our waterfront area, challenge course, and/or other recreation equipment as part of your stay.

How do I get to Camp Marshall?

We are at 41524 Melita Island Rd. Polson, MT 59860. We are 11 miles north of Polson, MT.

From Polson,

drive north on Highway 93 past mile marker 70. Turn right on Melita Island Rd. and drive for 3⁄4 of a mile. You will see our sign and driveway on the left side of the road.

From Kalispell,

drive south on Highway 93 past mile marker 71, turn left on Melita Island Rd. and drive for 3⁄4 of a mile. You will see our sign and driveway on the left side of the road.

Who cleans Camp Marshall?

Renters have three price points to choose from.  Economy, Standard and Premium.  If a group chooses the economy package  To keep costs down, everyone who is a guest a camp is also a volunteer at camp. The leader of your group is responsible for cleaning Camp Marshall. (When you reserve a weekend at Camp Marshall, you receive a clean up checklist.) We do a walk-through inspection before each group’s leader is signed out.

We have worked hard to eliminate graffiti at Camp Marshall. There is a minimum charge of $100 for any new graffiti.

With each increase in packages the amount of cleaning goes down.  The premium package (for example) we would ask guests to double check areas for their belongings before they check out.  Our staff will take care of the rest. 

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