Sunny Beach and Shady Campsites

At Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat you can:

  • Stand at the top of the dunes and gaze out over the Lake – morning or night!
  • Sit or lie out under the sun or stars.
  • Stroll along the beach all the way to Pentwater Channel.
  • Walk along the ridge of the dune in the company of beautiful trees and wildlife.
  • Attend adventure youth summer camps, family camp or reserve part or all of the camp for your group.
  • Experience the many different kinds of trees, plants, birds, and animals throughout the camp.
  • Explore several long trails while cross-country skiing in winter and hiking in summer.

Your campsite is nestled in the woods and a short walk via stairs and boardwalk to our beautiful private Lake Michigan beach. Enjoy:

  • Basketball
  • Building Sandcastles
  • Campfires
  • Dune Walks
  • Field Games
  • Gaga Ball
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mini Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Playground
  • Prayer Labyrinth
  • Slingshots
  • Swimming
  • Team Building Course
  • Volleyball
  • and more to come!

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Privacy Policy: We won’t sell or give your name or email address any third-party. It will be used only to share information from Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat and its parent organization Michigan Area United Methodist Camping. Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat is a private campground open to the public. You do not need to be a member of the United Methodist Church or any church.



  • 5807 Ridge Rd
    Pentwater, MI 49449

    Director, Erik Bengston
    Call or email to make reservations

  • 231-869-5627
  • Directions