We are a United Methodist retreat center located on the beautiful shores of Lake Huron. With hotel-style guest rooms, we can comfortably host groups year round. Our facilities are ADA accessible, including a walkway to the beach.

Our Mission

We are dedicated to an atmosphere of rest and renewal through Christian hospitality.

Our History

The ministry of the Lake Huron site began in 1946 as Lake Huron United Methodist Camp. A rich history of providing camp and retreats for children, youth and adults continued into 1998. In November 1998 through 1999, a $1 million renovation took place. In January 2000 the site reopened as Lake Huron Retreat Center with a ministry focused toward adults.  Renovation work continued through the years, resulting in a modern and comfortable environment for a variety of groups.

Operating year round, the site is available for churches and not-for-profit organizations. It is the perfect location for a day away with modern, comfortable meeting rooms. LCD Projector, white board/cork board, podium and keyboard are available in our meeting rooms. We have an excellent food service program that accommodates those with special dietary needs.

We sponsor a limited number of retreats, including God’s Treasures Camp (a program for adults with special needs), Lakeshore Interlude (a mid-week summer event for senior adults) and Adult Choir Retreat (a fall weekend music retreat for adults of all ages).


  • 8794 Lakeshore Road
    Burtchville MI 48059-1115

    Fax: 810-327-6223
    Office: 810-327-6272
    Rev. Ann Emerson, Director (Ex. 201)
    Mrs. Heather Marsack, Guest Services Coordinator (Ex. 200)
    Mr. Dan Markey, Operations Supervisor (Ex. 204)

    Central Registrar: 989-272-1116

  • 810-327-6272
  • Directions


It has been our joy to have Ann Arbor First UMC youth group with us this weekend. Much of their weekend has been working in small groups to plan worship for Palm Sunday services, which they will lead. Thanks for bringing your retreat event to our facility this weekend. ...

Macomb County Quilt Guild is another one of our faithful groups. Guests become friends after so many years with us. Thanks for supporting our ministry with your presence! ...


Comment on Facebook

Looks like you all are getting alot done.

Looking good ladies !! Hope you has a great weekend and got lots done see you in March

Miss you girls looks like a fun time.

Great time had by all

Thank you

Awesome place to go.

+ View previous comments

Load more