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Our new Program Director for Retreats, David Irick, is excited to hear from you and work with your group to develop a great retreat! Send him an email or give him a call and say “Hi!” e-mail -  phone – 608.296.2720

Retreats / Conferences

Quality retreats and conferences can be powerful in strengthening both individuals and groups. Let us know what you are considering; what your goals and purpose are and we will do our best to make it happen. We offer a variety of accommodations and services to meet your needs.

Planning to Relax - here are some tip to having a retreat that will be a blessing to your church and yourself.


Time together as a family is precious! We offer great options to host your family retreat, whether it’s a reunion, a holiday gathering, or just a weekend away. Please contact David Irick, Program Director for Retreats, to plan your next getaway! 


Summer Camps

As part of Wisconsin United Methodist Camp & Retreat Ministries, we offer many summer camp programsYouth and adults alike will find many enjoyable opportunities here at Pine Lake Camp. 

Pine Lake is also host to our Summer Special Needs CampsThese camps offer a mixture of fun activities and opportunities for spiritual and personal growth. 



Archives Retreat – Pine Lake Camp – October 1-2, 2015

Join us as we continue our journey through the musical history of The United Methodist Church at the fifth annual “Ministry of Memory” Archives Retreat hosted by the Commission on Archives and History. We will explore our German musical heritage, the musical connections between John Wesley and the Moravians, and the early Evangelical Association and United Brethren musical background. Also, we will present a workshop for the local church historian that will focus on successful strategies for preserving your church’s precious records and history. The retreat — which is open to all— will be held on October 1-2, 2015 at Pine Lake Camp. For additional information, please contact Lynn at or visit

Prime Timers Retreat provides an opportunity for older adults to live the good news of Jesus Christ together with others in a special setting. Prime Timers Retreat gives time for the participants to reflect on experiences with God, God’s world, and each other. A flexible schedule with optional activities, allowing everyone to participate as they wish, or are able. Worship, study, discussions, recreation, and fellowship are included in the program.  April 6-10, 2015

Stewardship Retreat – Pine Lake Camp – August 14-15, 2015
Sponsored by the Wisconsin United Methodist Foundation, the Board of Camp and Retreat Ministries, and the Stewardship Resource Team, this retreat will help you develop a 3-5 year Stewardship Ministry Plan for your church. If you have attended previously, this retreat will help you refine your Stewardship Ministry Plan already in action. You can view a full list of workshops by clicking here after May 1st.


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