Our Locations: Callaway, Minn. | Concordia Language Villages

Our Locations: Callaway, Minn.

Sēn Lín Hú, the Chinese Language Village, is located at the Maplelag resort near Callaway in rural northwest Minnesota. The gently rolling terrain is lightly to moderately wooded, interspersed with family farms and country businesses. Callaway is 11 miles north of the tourist-friendly town of Detroit Lakes where vacationers take advantage of restaurants, hotels, resorts and a one-mile long sandy beach.




Contact Info While in Session

30693 Maplelag Road
Callaway, MN 56521-9643
Phone (218) 375-4021
Fax (218) 375-4600

Map to Callaway, Minn. Site

Map and Driving Directions (pdf)

About Maplelag Resort

Maplelag is a destination cross-country ski resort and conference center located on Little Sugarbush Lake. Maplelag began hosting Concordia Language Villages in 1976. Russian, Swedish, Chinese, Finnish, French and Spanish Villages have all been hosted throughout the years. For 11 weeks each summer, Maplelag is shut down as a cross country ski resort and conference center and the entire facility transforms into a Concordia Language Village.

Detroit Lakes Chamber of Commerce
(800) 542-3992


Minnesota is typical of a continental climate. The North Woods of Minnesota experiences the widest variety of weather in the United States. Each of the four seasons has its own distinct characteristics. Although summers are generally hot and humid, it is normal to experience rain showers, thunderstorms and cool nights. Summer temperatures average 85 F but can get down to 55 F, so keep that in mind while packing!

  • Capacity: 154 villagers
  • Lodge with activity space, store, offices, stage, housing, dining hall
  • Volleyball court
  • Swimming beach on Little Sugarbush Lake
  • Cross-country running trails
  • Outdoor stone fireplace for barbecue
Nearest Airport

Fargo Hector International Airport, Fargo, N.D. (63 miles/101 kms)