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Retreat Season Begins

As summer winds down, our camps and retreat centers turn their focus to serving the needs of local churches, youth groups, families, women’s and men’s organizations, even companies and nonprofits that need a location for retreats, meetings, weddings and family reunions. Book your event at one of our venues.

Most organizations utilizing our facilities bring their own programming, but we can assist in that department if you need help structuring to your event.

Albright Park Camp & Retreat Center

3156 190th Ave., Reed City, MI 49677, 231-832-9094
Contact Lynn Hayes, campgroundregistrations@umcamping.org

  • Northern lower Michigan, just north of Big Rapids.
  • Centralize cabins and cottages
  • Dining Hall, chapel and large tabernacle for meeting spaces
  • Food service available
  • Lots of small group gathering spaces
  • Handicapped accessible
  • Riverfront property with canoes, kayaks
  • Swimming pool
  • Sports field, gaga ball, nine-square-in-the-air, climbing wall, playground

Crystal Springs Camp & Retreat Center

33774 Crystal Springs St., Dowagiac, MI 49047, 269-683-8918
Dan Stuglik, crystalspringsdirector@umcamping.org

  • Southwest corner of Michigan, one hour southwest of Kalamazoo
  • Riverfront property, tubing and canoeing
  • Cottages and climate-controlled cabins, fall and spring
  • Chapel and Dining Hall available three/four (?) seasons
  • Food service available
  • Historic barn/tabernacle seats hundreds.  Can be double set for weddings of 120.
  • Outdoor chapel seats 175.
  • Pedal cars, gaga ball, nine-square-in-the-air
  • Swimming Pool
  • Athletic courts: basketball courts, horseshoes, volleyball, archery, baseball fields, gaga ball
  • Adventure: laser tag, target slingshot, paintball, pedal cars, nine square in the air
  • Mini Train Ride for the little ones.

Judson Collins Camp & Retreat Center

1000 Hane Hwy., Onsted, MI 49265, 517-467-7711
Director Trish Farrell, director@judsoncollinscenter.org

  • Year-round facility in southeast Michigan’s Irish Hills, Onsted
  • Dormitory and retreat lodges, plus rustic cabins
  • Dining hall and outdoor chapel
  • Food service available
  • Lakefront property with swimming, boating and fishing
  • High ropes course, low ropes course, wall climb
  • Gaga ball, basketball court, archery
  • Farm and farm animals, tractor rides

Lake Huron Retreat Center

8794 Lakeshore Rd., Burtchville, MI 48059, 810-327-6272
Guest Services Coordinator Heather Marsack, info@lakehuronretreat.org

  • Year-round facility Just north of Port Huron on Lake Huron
  • Lakefront property with swimming beach and beautiful sunrises
  • Hotel/motel style lodging with private bathrooms
  • State of the art meeting rooms and lounges for small group gatherings
  • Most buildings and meeting spaces have great views of the lake
  • Food service available
  • Handicapped accessible and paved parking
  • Prayer labyrinth
  • Adult Choir Retreat, Sept. 6-7, 2018

Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat Center

5807 Ridge Rd., Pentwater, MI 49449, 231-869-5317
Director Dana Hunt, lakemichigancampdirector@umcamping.org

  • Half-mile of Lake Michigan beachfront, 45 minutes north of Muskegon
  • Climate-controlled retreat center (sleeps 32) and rustic cabins
  • RV and tent campground
  • Outdoor chapel, prayer labyrinth, pavilions
  • Dining hall
  • Food service available
  • Team-building challenge course
  • Sports fields, gaga ball, nine-square-in-the-air, laser tag/paintball
  • Swimming, kayaks, bikes

Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center

1700 Clear Lake, Dowling, MI 49050, 269-721-8291
Director Eric Hoffman, wesleywoodscampdirector@umcamping.org

  • Southwest Michigan, 25 minutes north of Battle Creek
  • Retreat lodges, dormitories and rustic cabins
  • Outdoor chapel
  • Dining hall and chapel
  • Food service available
  • Swimming Pool with water slide
  • Lakefront property for boating
  • Go carts, paint ball, gaga ball, playground
  • Men’s Retreat: Sept. 21-23, 2018
  • Scrapbooking Retreat: Oct. 19-21, 2018