We are sorry to announce that Ladies Day, 2020 is cancelled due to Covid 19 and social distancing. We feel it is the right decision to keep everyone safe and keep the number of people at a minimum so we can stay open for camping. We will keep you informed for next summer.Read More →

We have had two great weeks of camping and activities!  Next week, June 20 -27, is going to be Family Week and we look forward to another great week of Conference Grounds family fun. We still have a few open campsites in A, B, or C- sections available.  Please call our registration office (616 842-4478) if you would like to make a reservation.  We also have a few openings for July 4 to 11.  Listed below are the facilities that are open with hours for next week: Pool Area: Open at 50% of capacity (approximately 100 guests) from Noon to 9:30 pm.  Closed Sunday ActivityRead More →

We are open and ready to host your family!  Next week is our Special Needs Week.  We do have open campsites available in A, B, or C section.  Please call our registration office if you would like to make a reservation (616-842-4478).  We also have openings for Family Week, June 20-27 and other weeks this summer.   Listed below are the facilities that are open with hours for next week: Pool Area: Open at 50% of capacity (approximately 100 guests) from Noon to 9:30 pm.  Closed Sunday Activity Center: Closed Due to Executive Order Cove / Craft Area:  Open Monday 11 to 5 and 6-8 pmRead More →

We are excited to announce that we are opening for camping and cottages this Saturday, June 6! If you have reservations made for camping or a cottage we will see you Saturday!  Our store and restaurant will be open on Saturday from 11 am-9 pm and from 12-9 pm Monday-Friday. We are planning on Sunday morning worship with Pastor CJ denDulk. The pool will be opening up on Monday. We will have some kids, youth, and family activities going on in the afternoons and evenings. There will not be any Bible School or Real Life, but the Cove will be open for all your craftRead More →

With the Governor’s extension of the Stay at Home order, our campground and cottages will remain closed until at least June 6.  There remains a glimmer of hope that we will be able to open June 6.  We are in the process of contacting all those who have reservations for May 30-June 6.   We hope to have the store and restaurant open again this weekend, Friday and Saturday.  Please check back for specific hours.  Thanks for your prayers and support during this season!  We are so looking forward to seeing our Conference Grounds family!  Romans 12:12 ” Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, andRead More →

While we are still uncertain as to when we  will be able to welcome our camping and cottage families we wanted to let you know that we are ready!  We are excited  share with you the following practices and procedures to help keep us all healthy and safe. We want to reassure all of our camping and cottage families, visitors, and community that we are implementing safe and healthy procedures throughout our campground and facilities. The following are precautions we are taking based on the current state and county guidelines and are subject to updating as needed. We are anxious and excited to get ourRead More →

After over 65 years of summer camping and being open for Memorial Day weekend we will be closed!  We continue to be  hope full that we will be open in some capacity starting May 30! We do plan to have senior serve week May 26-29  in a very limited capacity as we continue to prepare to have the campground ready for opening Saturday, May 30.   We will be following all social distancing guidelines  and being careful!   Our Special Needs week programming has been canceled for June 13-20 for the protection of the children with special needs and the mentors who serve that week. It’s veryRead More →

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! Even though we are not able to be open for camping this weekend we are happy to announce that we are OPENING our ICE CREAM/CANDY store and the RESTAURANT will be OPEN FOR TAKE-OUT! Our hours of operation are Saturday from 11:30 am-6:30 pm and Monday from 11:30 am-3:00 pm. The restaurant menu will include a variety of burgers, BBQ, Hot Dogs, Turkey Bacon Ranch Sandwich, BLT, Chicken Strips and Fries, and Kids Meals. Sides include Regular and Curly Fries, Fried Pickles, and Mozzarella Sticks. We will also have our delicious Wet Burrito’s and Taco Salads! The Candy Counter is fully stockedRead More →

The past few months have been unlike any we’ve ever experienced. From canceled reservations in April to needing to keep our campground closed for Memorial Day Weekend, we, like many of you, have been experiencing firsthand the impacts of COVID-19. Reflecting back over the history of the Conference Grounds, however, we recognize that COVID-19 isn’t the first challenging situation that our ministry has encountered. In all of these challenges, the Lord has continued to show his faithfulness and blessing over our ministry. In response to the impacts COVID-19 has had on our organization, we designed Night of Light – a virtual fundraising effort to support ourRead More →

The Board of Directors did meet and reviewed the guidelines from the Ottawa County Health Department regarding recreational camping under the current stay at home executive order and have determined that the Conference Grounds campground and cottages will be closed for the Memorial Day weekend.  We will not be having worship services and our Memorial Day concert with the Voices of Victory.   We DO plan to open our ice cream store and kitchen operations on Saturday and Memorial day with limited hours for pick-up and window service for those that would like to drive-in.   The hope is that we will be able open our campgroundRead More →