Who We Are

Miracle Camp and Retreat Center is a camp affiliated with the Fellowship of Evangelical Churches (fecministries.org).  This small denomination of churches is located primarily in the Midwest states of Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio.  We are a member of the Christian Camp and Conference Association.

Located on Bankson Lake in Lawton, MI, Miracle Camp and Retreat Center is 15 minutes southwest of Kalamazoo, MI.  Bankson Lake is primarily a recreational lake with lots of skiing, tubing, and fishing.

Founded in 1965 we have stayed true to our mission to serve the youth of our conference.  Each summer we see 1400 youth ages 3rd through 12th grade.  Each winter more than 1500 junior and senior high students come to our winter retreats.  Our hope and prayer is that through the programs and activities that these students will grow closer to God and to each other.

We also hold adult retreats (including man campwomen’s retreat, and family camps) throughout the year and are host to hundreds of guest groups on other weekends including family reunions, church retreats, leadership retreats, team building, and much.  Bankson Lodge, constructed in 2000, has helped greatly to improve our retreat center capabilities.

For more information on who we are or for information on how you can use Miracle Camp and Retreat Center please contact us.

Our Mission

Miracle Camp and Retreat Center is dedicated to partnering with the local church by providing a retreat environment that is a catalyst for faith in Jesus as Lord.

Our Vision

Miracle Camp and Retreat Center exists to facilitate life change experiences.

Our Values

We believe that our style of ministry should be Biblically based, Christ centered, and with gracious hospitality, purposeful programming, relational intentionality, sustainable value, and church partnerships.

Programmed Events

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