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Lake Okoboji United Methodist Camp

Just off the shores of West Lake Okoboji lies over 100 beautiful acres of camp, conference and retreat opportunities in the heart of the Iowa Great Lakes Vacation land!



Since 1915, the ministry at Okoboji has changed hearts and lives! All camping events encourage campers to learn, play, experience God’s love in the outdoors, grow in faith in a safe atmosphere, and to reach their personal best! Campers and Guests enjoy wonderful food service, air-conditioned/heated facilities, cutting edge programming, the opportunity to grow in faith & leadership, and warm Christian hospitality from trained staff.

“An Unforgettable summer experience.”

Our mission is to provide sacred space where Jesus Christ transforms lives, persons grow in Christian discipleship and leaders are developed to empower their local churches in the world; and to facilitate this mission through Christian hospitality.

Find Our Camp!

There are 2 sections (Campuses) to Lake Okoboji United Methodist Camp & Retreat Center. We have downloadable maps so you’re able to find us!

The History of Lake Okoboji U.M. Camp

The very first camp meeting was held on the grounds of Okoboji United Methodist Camp in 1915!

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