Our Mission

"As the United Methodist Camp and Retreat Ministries of the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference, our mission is to be sanctuaries of Christian hospitality, renewal and learning within God’s natural world. Sanctuaries that celebrate diversity, inspire love and service, and fulfill our special partnership with local churches in nurturing disciples and spiritual leaders."

Summer Campers in 2017
1513
Scholarships Granted in 2017
128
Summer Volunteers in 2017
156
Summer Camp Sessions in 2017
38

PNW Camps

We have four United Methodist camps in the Pacific Northwest Conference. All four sites host their own age level summer programs as well as year-round retreats. Our camps are also available to rent year-round for your event or retreat. Click on the camp that you'd like to learn more about below.

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Ocean Park, WA (Southwestern WA)

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Rathdrum, ID (Northern ID)

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Ellensburg, WA (Central WA)

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Indianola, WA (Western WA)

Safe Sanctuary Policy

"As a Christian community of faith it is our responsibility to create places of sanctuary. The Pacific Northwest Conference of the United Methodist Church is committed to safe camp experience for all our campers. All volunteers and staff members at our PNW camps are required to undergo a national background screening and abuse awareness training to ensure they, too, are committed to creating safe communities of faith."

Testimonials

Twinlow has swimming, boating, hiking, and field space that spell good times! A fabulous lake for the summer. Hills for the winter. A great place to spend some time basking in the natural beauty of the place.

Twinlow A Google User
I went [to Indianola] every summer growing up. It is a wonderful place to relax and unwind.
Indianola Taylor Abrahamson

I like to visit [Ocean Park] at many different times of the year. The summer for the sun, the winter for the storms and pounding surf. What a joy to relax and take in the power of creation!

Ocean Park Google User
I have been going for Lazy F Camp & Retreat Center for about 5 years straight now and it has changed my life for the better. Way better. Lazy F Camp has helped me find myself and build a stronger relationship with God that I wouldn’t change for the world. Lazy F Camp is full of super fun activities and the nicest, most fun, and most polite people on the Planet. Lazy F Camp will always be my Home and I’m glad that I have been able to experience it’s awesomeness for so many years. Going to this camp was definitely the best decision I’ve made in my life, and this camp will always have a special place in my heart. Thank you Lazy F Camp for everything you have done, and everything you’ve meant to me in my life. You da bomb.
Lazy F Lucas Mahugh

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