Let Crystal Conference Center host your group in a natural setting with multiple lodging options.

A well-appointed camp, conference and retreat center on Crystal Lake, Michigan, for non-profit groups of 10-150. This gorgeous lakeside setting offers guests a variety of lodging options. Enjoy the natural beauty with plenty of recreational opportunity and gathering areas. 

Crystal Conference Center has more than 2,000 feet of sandy beach frontage, with buildings located amongst the sloping wooded hardwood trees and beautiful rustling spruces. The 128 acres is forested. Close by is the Michigan Conservancy hiking trail.

This is a primarily a seasonal camp, open May through September.

RESERVATIONS for Crystal Conference Center, please call
(517) 372-3220


"Natural beauty, facilities, proximity to Michigan’s great Up-North… a time to step off the Merry-Go-Round. A place to reflect on the more important things of life. The old saying goes, “Heaven and earth are only three feet apart. In some places even thinner." Crystal is one of those places."

-Armand Aronson

“What an ideal setting and great facility options for a variety of groups to enjoy the NW Michigan area for retreats, reunions, conferences, and youth/adult camps. Being on the shores of Crystal Lake for swimming, boating, fishing is special. Being close to Lake Michigan, dunes, nearby areas for hiking, canoeing, kayaking, cycling, provides an ideal opportunity to enjoy the outdoors.”

-Neil Topliffe



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Meal Service - Delicious meals are served buffet style. Check with us about dining service availability. Dining Hall seats 150 guests.

Own Cooking Option

areas for your groups

Dining Hall

Open Air Chapel

Variety of meeting/gathering rooms and areas throughout the camp.



Mission House - Sleeps 13 guests

Cedar Lodge - Four large bedrooms sleeps 4-8 guests. Two bathrooms, a common area, and a kitchenette.

The Oaks Lodge - Our newest building sleeps up to 10 guests and features a common living area & bathrooms.

Beeches - Four dorms sleep 10 guests each.

Pines - Five dorms sleep 6-8 guests each.

Birches - Five dorms sleep 6-8 each.

RV sites - hook-ups for 2 trailers


Waterfront beach with swimming area and dock. Groups must provide their own lifeguard.

Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball Courts.

Low Ropes Challenge Course & Climbing Wall, by reservation only.

Canoeing on the Bestie River (off site).


Horseshoes, Tetherball, Sports Field, Disc Golf

Hiking and Nature Trail.


Crystal Conference Center

Reservations: (517) 372-3220 or ccmr@michigandisciples.org

Address: 2365 South Shore E., Frankfort, MI 49635

Coming to camp? We recommend visitors use our tried and true printable driving directions listed below in the site documents.

To schedule a tour of Crystal Conference Center, please email the site director at bmurphy@michigandisciples.org

Connect: Follow Crystal Conference Center on Facebook.

Dates of Availability for 2018

Mission House: June 1-Sept 20
Oaks Lodge: June 1-8, July 1-5, August 6-Sept 20
Cedars Lodge: June 1-8, July 1-5, Aug 12-Sept 20
Dorms: July 1-5, August 12-Sept 20
Dining Hall: June 12-July 5, July 29-Aug 11 (Full service),Aug 12-Sept 20
Fellowship Hall: June 1-July 5, Aug 12-Sept 20
Chapel: July 1-5, Aug 12-Sept 20 


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