Welcome to Lake Huron Retreat Center

On the “sunrise” side of the “mitten” state, Lake Huron Retreat Center is known for its expansive views of Lake Huron. On just about any given day guests will rise early to stroll across the beach and catch a glimpse of the glorious sunrise sparkling across the great waters. While the site just north of Port Huron, Michigan, has been a United Methodist camp since 1946, it was completely remodeled in 1999 and opened in 2000 as a full-service adult retreat center dedicated to Christian hospitality. Its popular meeting rooms, chapel, dining hall and guest rooms are comfortable and modern. It’s a peaceful antidote to today’s busy lifestyle. In 2017 the “At the Water’s Edge” guest cottage opened for clergy and laity to book personal escapes for spiritual rest and relaxation.

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Cost
Grades
Dates
Event ID
Title
Cost
Double - $175 per person; Triple - $155 per person; Quad - $125 per person
Grades
Adult
Dates
02/15/2019-02/17/2019
Event ID
LH18GTW

We’re pleased to offer a brand new retreat opportunity for adult campers with special needs and their caregivers. Come for a weekend of winter fun! Our activities include music, games, crafts, Bible stories, and much more! Experience the fine hospitality of the Lake Huron staff. (Caregivers are responsible for the care of their camper during this event, including dispensing all necessary medications. There will be a nurse on site the entire weekend in case of any medical emergencies.)

 

Title
Cost
$320
Grades
Adult
Dates
06/18/2019-06/22/2019
Event ID
LH19GT1

 

This experience is designed for adults who are mentally and physically challenged. Campers experience a variety of activities including crafts, outdoor recreation, swimming, music, drama, and Bible story time.  Our Talent Show is a camp highlight, along with Friday evening’s Awards Ceremony and Dance. Camp concludes  with a Closing Program in Poole Chapel.  Campers stay in Littleton and Ragland Lodges and are assigned counselors according to basic care needs. A questionnaire is sent to applicants and must be returned prior to acceptance into this program.

Check-in, 9:00 am; Check-out, 11:00 am

Title
Cost
$320
Grades
Adult
Dates
07/09/2019-07/13/2019
Event ID
LH19GT2

 

This experience is designed for adults who are mentally and physically challenged. Campers experience a variety of activities including crafts, outdoor recreation, swimming, music, drama, and Bible story time.  Our Talent Show is a camp highlight, along with Friday evening’s Awards Ceremony and Dance. Camp concludes  with a Closing Program in Poole Chapel.  Campers stay in Littleton and Ragland Lodges and are assigned counselors according to basic care needs. A questionnaire is sent to applicants and must be returned prior to acceptance into this program.

Check-in, 9:00 am; Check-out, 11 am

 

Title
Cost
Single, $240; Double, $200; Triple, $168; Commuter, $75
Grades
Adult
Dates
08/06/2019-08/08/2019
Event ID
LH18LIN

This retreat experience is designed for men and women ages 65 and older.  Step away from the busyness of everyday life and come to the lakeshore for fellowship, rest and worship.  Bible study music, campfires, outdoor recreation and time for relaxing along the waterfront are all activities built into this mid-week event.  Meals are designed with the senior adult in mind and a nurse is available during the event to assist guests in any way necessary. Guests stay in Littleton and Ragland Lodges.    Single:  $240; Double:  $200; Triple:  $168; Commuter:  $75

Check-in 1 pm; checkout 11 am

Title
Cost
Single, $151; Double, $126; Triple $115; Commuter, $60
Grades
Adult
Dates
09/06/2019-09/07/2019
Event ID
LH19ACR

 

This overnight retreat is for all adults who love music.  Arrive Friday evening and jump right into rehearsals and fellowship.  Rehearsals continue through Saturday, with a break in the afternoon for enjoying the local sights in the Blue Water area.  The weekend concludes with a special concert in Poole Chapel for the local community.  Retreat fees include a full set of sheet music that covers the liturgical year for each participant.  Single:  $151; Double $126; Triple: $115;  Commuter: $60

Check-in 3 pm; check-out, 4 pm

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  • “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

  • “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

  • “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

Contact

  • 8794 Lakeshore Road
    Burtchville MI 48059-1115

    Fax: 810-327-6223

    Rev. Ann Emerson, Director (Ex. 201)
    Mrs. Heather Marsack, Guest Services Coordinator (Ex. 200)
    Mr. Dan Markey, Operations Supervisor (Ex. 204)

  • 810-327-6272
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Our Housekeeping staff is busy this month giving each building a thorough scrubbing. Repairs are being cared for by our maintenance crew. Things will be sparkling clean and ready for the New Year. ...

Our Housekeeping staff is busy this month giving each building a thorough scrubbing. Repairs are being cared for by our maintenance crew. Things will be sparkling clean and ready for the New Year.Image attachment

Thank you to everyone who donated during our week-long camp scholarship fund drive! Your gifts mean more campers can find Christ at camp next summer! You can still give at umcamping.org or text umcamping to 41444. #campchangeslives ...

Thank you to everyone who donated during our week-long camp scholarship fund drive! Your gifts mean more campers can find Christ at camp next summer! You can still give at umcamping.org or text umcamping to 41444. #campchangeslives
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