Lakeshore Interlude

Lakeshore Interlude

Lakeshore Interlude invites seniors (65 years +) back to camp. You’ll love meeting new friends, diving into Bible Study, singing the hymns that keep your faith alive — all at beautiful indoor and outdoor settings overlooking Lake Huron. Plus, enjoy all the...
Ready, Set, GO!

Ready, Set, GO!

UM CAMPING Brand Getting Makeover Michigan Area United Methodist Camping has been taking big strides in improving the physical state of buildings, grounds and infrastructure over the past few years. During this time, we’ve also dug into our core values and mission to...
Disc Golf Taking Shape, Grant Gives Boost

Disc Golf Taking Shape, Grant Gives Boost

As volunteers worked hard clearing the paths at Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat for a new disc golf course, the project got a big boost of funding thanks to a $27,000 grant from the United Methodist Camp & Retreat Ministries Association (UMCRM). “We’re pretty...
Lake Huron Director to Retire after 25 Years

Lake Huron Director to Retire after 25 Years

Rev. Ann to Retire at Year’s End Rev. Ann Emerson has been a leader in Christian hospitality and education throughout her ministry, including the last 25 years as site director at Lake Huron Retreat Center. Rev. Ann will retire at the end of 2023, and Michigan...
It’s a Grand Time!

It’s a Grand Time!

By Rev. David Berkey As I write this, I am spending a few days with my youngest grandchildren – a nearly five-year-old and a one-year-old. It’s great to be a hero for a little while and have the opportunity to contribute to the nurture of a young child once again. And...
Spring Cleanup Days

Spring Cleanup Days

Spring Cleanup Volunteer Opportunities (2023) Grab your rake, work gloves and a friend or two to help camp get ready for the season. Your gift of time supports the camps in substantial ways. Thank you! Saturday, April 22 at Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center 9 am...
Cottage Offers Time to Rest, Reflect

Cottage Offers Time to Rest, Reflect

Lake Huron Retreat Center offers all clergy and lay persons the opportunity for personal spiritual renewal through the At the Water’s Edge Cottage. Located in a secluded area on the north end of campus, the cottage features a full kitchen, living room, bathroom and...
Feeding the Soul

Feeding the Soul

By Rev. David Berkey Executive Director After the third hour of sitting at my desk, alone, with some phone calls, emails and a Zoom to show for it, I keep wondering about the spiritual perspective of this world in which we are now living. Like that Wesleyan question...
New Camper Rebate!

New Camper Rebate!

Invite a Friend to Summer Camp! We know that once you come to camp, you’re going to come back. So when you register for the first time, you’re eligible for the First-Time Camper rebate. Returning campers can earn the rebate by inviting someone new to camp — you both...