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New Executive Director Hired

September 25, 2020

Camping Ministry Hires New Executive Director Michigan Area United Methodist Camping is excited to introduce the Rev. David Berkey as its new Executive Director. David will lead the multi-site camping ministry in Michigan with his extensive leadership experience – most recently as Director of Camp, Retreat and Discipleship Ministries for the...

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Summer 2020 at Lake Michigan

August 4, 2020

Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat did not host youth summer camp this year due to COVID-19, but some campers were able to visit and enjoy...

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Programming, Campgrounds & Retreat Center Updates

April 30, 2020

Programming, Campgrounds & Retreat Center Updates With much prayer, consideration for the safety of campers and careful review of available information relating to social distancing guidelines...

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Health & Safety Practices – Coronavirus, COVID-19

March 17, 2020

Temporary Suspension of Services March 17, 2020 Based on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) guidance for large events and gatherings and the State of...

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Visioning the Future

June 11, 2020

Visioning the Future of Camp & Retreat Ministry in Michigan Board Plans for Restructure and Sustainability After a comprehensive study, Michigan Area United Methodist Camping Board of...

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May 2020 Events Cancelled at Lake Michigan

April 15, 2020

Dear Friends of Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat, As we continue watching the development of the COVID-19 virus around the world and our nation, we will...

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Spring Cleanup Days

March 11, 2020

Spring Cleanup Volunteer Opportunities Grab your rake, work gloves and a friend or two to help camp get ready for the season. Your gift of time...

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Campgrounds Open

June 4, 2020

Good News! Our family campgrounds are open! Existing reservations at Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat and Lakeview Family Campground will be honored and we are...

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Virtual Day Camp

March 30, 2020

Virtual Camp Program At United Methodist Camps, our campers are always at the heart of what we do. We know that recent events have caused significant...

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A Week That Changes Lives

February 13, 2020

By Benton Heisler Benton Heisler invites participation in Michigan’s church camps. Go to camp for a week. Support a camper. Volunteer. You’ll change a  life...

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Summer 2020 at Lake Michigan

August 4, 2020

Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat did not host youth summer camp this year due to COVID-19, but some campers were able to visit and enjoy...

Read More

Visioning the Future

June 11, 2020

Visioning the Future of Camp & Retreat Ministry in Michigan Board Plans for Restructure and Sustainability After a comprehensive study, Michigan Area United Methodist Camping Board of...

Read More

Campgrounds Open

June 4, 2020

Good News! Our family campgrounds are open! Existing reservations at Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat and Lakeview Family Campground will be honored and we are...

Read More

Programming, Campgrounds & Retreat Center Updates

April 30, 2020

Programming, Campgrounds & Retreat Center Updates With much prayer, consideration for the safety of campers and careful review of available information relating to social distancing guidelines...

Read More

May 2020 Events Cancelled at Lake Michigan

April 15, 2020

Dear Friends of Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat, As we continue watching the development of the COVID-19 virus around the world and our nation, we will...

Read More

Virtual Day Camp

March 30, 2020

Virtual Camp Program At United Methodist Camps, our campers are always at the heart of what we do. We know that recent events have caused significant...

Read More

Health & Safety Practices – Coronavirus, COVID-19

March 17, 2020

Temporary Suspension of Services March 17, 2020 Based on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) guidance for large events and gatherings and the State of...

Read More

Spring Cleanup Days

March 11, 2020

Spring Cleanup Volunteer Opportunities Grab your rake, work gloves and a friend or two to help camp get ready for the season. Your gift of time...

Read More

A Week That Changes Lives

February 13, 2020

By Benton Heisler Benton Heisler invites participation in Michigan’s church camps. Go to camp for a week. Support a camper. Volunteer. You’ll change a  life...

Read More
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