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Lake Huron Retreat Center — your peaceful antidote to today’s busy lifestyle. On the “sunrise” side of the “mitten” state, you’ll wake up to expansive views of Lake Huron. Located just north of Port Huron, Michigan, Lake Huron Retreat Center is a full-service adult retreat center dedicated to Christian hospitality connected with the United Methodist Church. You’ll find its popular meeting rooms, chapel, dining hall and guest rooms are comfortable and modern. It has been a place for spiritual renewal and family time for 75 years.

Plan your next day meeting or overnight experiences with ease and confidence knowing our reputation for excellent food service, clean and comfortable guest rooms and a beautiful campus. In 2017 the “At the Water’s Edge” guest cottage opened for clergy and laity to book personal escapes for spiritual rest and relaxation.  Call us or come visit to see how Lake Huron Retreat Center can host your faith-based organization, school or not-for-profit.

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Title
Cost
$175 per person
Grades
Adult
Dates
02/10/2023-02/12/2023
Event ID
LH23GTWW

“Under Construction: Building our lives on Christ” – Our faith in God is always a work in progress! This is a weekend for adults with special needs. Previous and prospective God’s Treasures campers are welcome to join us for a weekend version of the summer God’s Treasures Camp. Come for a weekend of winter fun – including Bible stories, crafts, music and much more! There will be a nurse on site the entire weekend to dispense medications as well as a team of volunteers to assist in the care of registered guests. Cost is $175 per person (includes 2 nights, 5 meals, snacks, programming). Questions? Call 810-327-6272 or info@lakehuronretreat.org.

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Cost
Varies
Grades
Adult
Dates
04/11/2023-04/13/2023
Event ID
LH23IPR

The spiritual practices of resting and rejoicing take a creative twist in this unique retreat. You’ll be guided through the practice of inquisitive (or intuitive) painting by artist and clergy Rev. Cora Glass. No prior painting experience is necessary and you’ll take home your own unique acrylic paintings. The retreat will also include evening prayer, times of rest, and fellowship with fellow participants. This retreat center is a drug and alcohol-free space. Check in begins Tuesday at 4 pm, Check-out Thursday at 11 am. Optional add-on to arrive Monday beginning 4 pm. Cost includes two nights lodging, five meals and all art supplies.

$290 (Single); $240 (Double); $218 (Triple); $196 (Quad) — per person. $100 (Commuter, includes 3 days of programming, 2 dinners and lunch Wednesday) Optional Monday Night Arrival (no additional meals): $378 (Single); $303 (Double); $270 (Triple); $237 (Quad).

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Cost
Varies
Grades
All ages
Dates
05/27/2023-05/29/2023
Event ID
LH23FW1

Enjoy a holiday weekend at the lakeshore! Morning devotions, evening campfires, outdoor recreation and personal reflection time will be part of this weekend. Whether you come as an individual, a couple, or a family unit this weekend is for you!
Check in Saturday morning at 10:00 am and stay until 4:00 pm on Monday. Cost includes two nights lodging, six meals (Saturday lunch through Monday breakfast).

Per Person: $255 (Single), $205 (Double), $180 (Triple), $160 (Quad) — per person. Children ages 12 and under receive the special rate of $105 per child.

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Cost
$340
Grades
Adult
Dates
06/20/2023-06/24/2023
Event ID
LH23GT1

Adults with special needs enjoy a four-night experience filled with Bible stories, crafts, music, outdoor recreation, swimming and special evening activities. 2023 Theme Nights include Patriotic Night, Safari Night and Hollywood Night. A committed staff of volunteers, including two nurses, are on site 24/7. Cost includes a camp t-shirt. Check in at 9 am Tuesday. Check Out at 10 am Saturday.

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Cost
$340
Grades
Adult
Dates
07/11/2023-07/15/2023
Event ID
LH23GT2

Adults with special needs enjoy a four-night experience filled with Bible stories, crafts, music, outdoor recreation, swimming and special evening activities. 2023 Theme Nights include Patriotic Night, Safari Night and Hollywood Night. A committed staff of volunteers, including two nurses, are on site 24/7. Cost includes a camp t-shirt. Check in at 9 am Tuesday. Check Out at 10 am Saturday.

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Cost
$195-245 per person. $75 Commuter
Grades
Adult
Dates
08/01/2023-08/03/2023
Event ID
LH23LSI

Seniors (65 and over) enjoy this retreat to the lakeshore for Bible Study, music and relaxation along the waterfront. You’ll love the picnic supper, followed by a hymn sing around the campfire. Check in 1 pm Tuesday. Check Out 11 am Thursday. Rates listed are per person, based on room occupancy.

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  • "Foxes, fireflies, and freighters. Rocks, red-winged blackbirds, and a rainbow. What a peaceful, gorgeous place to just forget the rest of the world for a few days. Thanks be to God for those how have provided this haven."

    Pamela, Cottage Guest

  • “The accommodations were wonderful, the staff was very attentive, the food was good, the scenery was breathtaking and my overall experience was priceless!”

    Retreat Participant

  • "She never wants to leave camp - she wants to live there. she is always so happy and loves her experiences and is planning next year on the ride home this year!!"

    Barbara, about her God's Treasure Camper

  • “The center is pristine, everything is clean and beautiful, well stocked and well staffed -- the grounds, as well as the rooms.”

    Retreat Participant

  • “It is perfect for a gathering, and our retreat was planned with lots of activities and lots of good food.”

    Retreat Participant

  • “If a person wanted to relax by the water, be alone to read, or walk the trails, that was available as well. I highly recommend it.”

    Retreat Participant

  • “Exceptional lodging accommodations and food. The staff makes sure we have everything we need for a women's retreat.”

    Retreat Participant

  • "I am so thankful for the gift of this cottage. This place was the answer to prayers I didn't even know enough to pray! Thank you to those who dreamed of a retreat at water's edge."

    Bri, Cottage Guest

  • “Always enjoy the clean, well-maintained facilities; the nutritious and tasty food; and the awesome scenery. LHRC staff is always welcoming and hospitable.”

    Retreat Participant

  • “The food was delicious and they offer dietary options for vegans, vegetarians, etc. If you are planning a retreat I recommend the Lake Huron Retreat Center. We will be back.”

    Retreat Participant

  • "Thank you so much for providing such a beautiful restful, restorative place for souls to draw closer to God! We have thoroughly enjoyed our time here and appreciate all those who have made this special place possible!

    Mark & Marcia, Cottage Guests

Contact

  • 8794 Lakeshore Road
    Burtchville MI 48059-1115

    Fax: 810-327-6223
    Office: 810-327-6272
    Rev. Ann Emerson, Director (Ex. 201)
    Rev. Cora Glass, Program & Hospitality Manager (Ex. 200)

  • 810-327-6272
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We enjoyed another great weekend there this past weekend! Thank you all so much!

Thanks for sharing! It looks so beautiful. T and J

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Love this place!

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We were delighted to host the Brooks Retreat this week. A group of women sharing their talents of hand work and enjoying their rich time of fellowship. We look forward to their return in 2024! Our calendar is open for reservations. Contact our Program and Hospitality Manager Cora Glass for availability in 2024 ... See MoreSee Less

We were delighted to host the Brooks Retreat this week. A group of women sharing their talents of hand work and enjoying their rich time of fellowship. We look forward to their return in 2024! Our calendar is open for reservations.  Contact our Program and Hospitality Manager Cora Glass for availability in 2024

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Beautiful! God bless you 🙏 ❤️ 🙌 ♥️.

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