About Compass

General Information

Heartland Conference Retreat Center
3201 County Road 225
Marengo, OH 43334

Phone: 740-747-0220
Fax: 740-747-0200


Questions and Answers

Heartland’s Corporate & Organization Motivational Programs And Strategies for Success, “COMPASS”, is designed to assist organizations by instilling leadership, shared vision, strategy, innovation and tactical excellence. The results being improvements in performance, impact, longevity, reputation and overall job satisfaction.

Heartland is conveniently located in Central Ohio on over 350 beautiful acres in southern Morrow County. Our campus is just 3 miles off I-71, and only 30 minutes north of Columbus’ I-270 outer-belt.

There are a couple of lodging options available to you. The exact location will be based upon the size of your group and the goals that you have established.

Heartland has a full-time food service team ready to cater all meals during your stay. Many made-from-scratch items will be available at each meal as well as fresh food options and drink service. Please let us know of any allergies or special diets that your group may have.

Simply go to the Request a Quote page and fill out your information to get in contact with our Guest Services, or call us at 740.747.0220

Once we have identified your area of focus and dates, we will send you a contract via e-mail. You will then have two weeks to review the contract, make any changes, sign the contract and return it with a 20% non-refundable deposit. The remainder of the balance will be due upon arrival.


Hickory Lodge

Hickory Lodge

An atmosphere of fragrant woodlands captured and brought indoors — that’s the essence of Hickory Lodge. Featuring a stone hearth fireplace reaching up to touch the vaulted ceilings, the airy central meeting room is surrounded by an array of windows which flood the room with natural light. A magnificent setting in which to host your next conference, meeting or retreat.


Beechnut Lodge

Nestled at the edge of the woods, Beechnut offers a splendid setting in which to relax and refresh. Housing twelve rooms with private baths (10 rooms with two queen beds and 2 rooms with a queen bed and a bunk bed), Beechnut rooms can be rented individually or together. In close proximity to the pool, dining facilities, and hiking trails, Beechnut is a first-class choice for small groups, leadership retreats, or individuals to get away and be refreshed and renewed!

team challenge

Team Challenge Course

Journey into the woods to experience our custom-built challenge course, where your group will enjoy bonding over activities that promote unity, trust, communication, and teamwork. Some of the elements we have to offer are the spiders web, trust fall, whale watch, incline log, diamond traverse and many more!