Welcome to Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center

Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center is a purpose-driven, year-round ministry site. You’ll feel right home in our 300 acres of beautiful grounds and cared for by our staff who live out our mission of “Growing in Faith, and Serving in Strength.”

Summer Camp: We welcome you to experience God’s love through summer camp for children, teens, families and grandparents. You’ll be pumped up through high-energy worship, creative and unique programs, and our beautiful outdoor setting.

Year-Round Retreat Options: Your group, family or team-building event will love our versatile meeting spaces, delicious food service and accommodating overnight lodging.

Outdoor Fun and Adventure: From our swimming pool with slide to our kayaks, canoes and paddle boards, water-lovers have a grand time! Our go-karts, paint ball and mountain boarding give the high-adventure types lots to do! Fire bowl, chapel and scenic views help every day become more sacred and each guest grow closer to God through Jesus Christ.

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Cost
Grades
Dates
Event ID
Title
Cost
Ages 3 - 12: $65, Ages 13+: $110
Grades
Families
Dates
11/01/2019-11/03/2019
Event ID
WW19FFC

Explore the camp, enjoy a relaxing fall weekend, and have some family fun November 1-3! Enjoy go karts, archery, canoeing, kayaking, playground, inside/outside games, campfires, and crafts! You are also welcome to bring your own games to share (of course some activities are weather dependent). Sunday morning, we will attend a local United Methodist Church for worship.

Come and spend a leisure weekend using our Retreat Center, share delicious meals prepared for you and your family, all while under the November skies at Wesley Woods. Our schedule is flexible, so you can check out local attractions, shopping centers, or just spend quiet time as a family at camp. Check-in is from 6-8 pm on Friday, and check-out is Sunday by noon. Cost includes lodging and four meals: $110 per adult (13 and over), $65 per child (3-11). Registration deadline is Monday, October 28.

Title
Cost
$60
Grades
ages 18-30 (out of high school)
Dates
01/17/2020-01/18/2020
Event ID
WW20CWB

Whether you’re in college, working, both, or none, come back to camp and build on your foundation of faith in God and learn how to shape our whole lives around Jesus. Plus winter favorites, including broomball, human bowling, curling, tubing, and sledding. For more information, contact the camp at 269-721-8291.

Check-in 6 pm; checkout 12 noon.

Title
Cost
$60
Grades
9-12
Dates
01/24/2020-01/25/2020
Event ID
WW20HSWB

Come have a blast in the snow, play lots of games, make new friends and reconnect with old ones, and get in some great worship. Bring your youth group or come on your own. The more friends, the more fun! For more information, contact the camp at 269-721-8291.

Check in: 6 pm Check out: 12 pm

Title
Cost
$60
Grades
6-8
Dates
02/07/2020-02/08/2020
Event ID
WW20MSWB

Winter Blast is the best way to beat the winter blahs! Crazy fun with night tubing behind the pool house, broomball on the lake, awesome times in chapel together, and so much more! For more information, contact the camp at 269-721-8291.

Check in: 6 pm Check out: 12 pm

Title
Cost
$60
Grades
3-5
Dates
02/21/2020-02/22/2020
Event ID
WW20EWB

Who says camp is just for summer? You’ll love the fun found at Winter and find new ways to connect with God and friends! For more information, contact the camp at 269-721-8291.

Check in: 6 pm Check out: 12 pm

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  • My two grandsons went, one for high school and the other for middle school canoeing. They both absolutely loved it.

    Kimberly

  • "I loved firebowl because it gave me a moment to have a conversation with God and notice how much he loves us."

    Olivia

  • "I learned that serving others is the best fuel for your relationship with God."

    Counselor

  • "Grand Camp was totally awesome! The schedule kept us busy, but not too busy. We were greatly surprised and so pleased to have our own cabin for quiet times. That was super! Food was incredible! And this was camp...wow!! The programming gave us opportunity to discuss our faith and our backgrounds. What a wonderful experience!"

    Dee Ann

  • "I had a fun time with my friends, singing and crafts"

    Leah

  • Our mission is “Growing in Faith, and Serving in Strength.”

    Wesley Woods

Contact

  • 1700 Clear Lake
    Dowling, MI 49050

    Office: 269-721-8291

    Summer Camp Registrar: 833-588-2267, option 1

  • 269-721-8291
  • Directions

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What's better than a FREE t-shirt? A FREE t-shirt AND a FREE Sweatshirt!! LIKE the WESLEY WOODS CAMP and RETREAT CENTER Facebook page, SHARE the work camp Saturdays letter post, and comment about your favorite memory of Wesley Woods. Winner will be drawn Monday 10/14. ... See MoreSee Less

Whats better than a FREE t-shirt? A FREE t-shirt AND a FREE Sweatshirt!! LIKE the WESLEY WOODS CAMP and RETREAT CENTER  Facebook page, SHARE the work camp Saturdays letter post, and comment about your favorite memory of Wesley Woods. Winner will be drawn Monday 10/14.

 

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Favorite camp memory is accept christ during alter call down by the lake and wooden cross 11 years ago.

My favorite memory is seeing the kids experience Jesus every year and being apart of their faith journey

my favorite camp memory is meeting one of my closest friends and becoming so close with him!

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