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You may have heard the phrase – “Come apart before you come apart.” Jesus said something similar to his disciples when he gave this invitation: “Come away by yourselves to a remote place and rest for a while.” (Mark 6:31). Life is demanding and complicated. Without intentional practices of rest and renewal none of us are able to keep perspective. This is especially true of marriage relationships. Without tending, the spark that brought a couple together can begin to fade. Lake Ann Camp’s Couples Retreat is perfectly designed to stir the embers and reignite the flame.

Whether you are just beginning the marriage journey, or have been married for decades, you can expect to be encouraged and filled with hope for the days ahead. Practical messages, engaging activities, and quiet moments provide rest and renewal. Join us at beautiful Lake Ann Camp and discover life at its best.

   COUPLES RETREAT #1
Thurs, April 4 -Sat, April 6
John Vermilya 

 

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When it’s tempting to sit as a spectator in the stands, John Vermilya challenges audiences to resist spiritual apathy, stagnancy, and religiosity—and instead, to get in the game by following Jesus Christ with full abandon. Through storytelling and humor, he reflects on his own Christian walk and his experiences as an athlete, including four years as a professional soccer player for the Charlotte Eagles, and more than a decade as a soccer ministry tour leader with Missionary Athletes International.

 COUPLES RETREAT #2 
Fri, April 19 - Sun, April 21
John & Tami Scally

 

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John and Tami Scally have been married for over 23 years. They have been given a platform by God to help struggling couples as they share the life lessons that they have learned on their journey of faith. Having served the Lord in both youth ministry and now lead pastor ministry, their experiences are vast. They are not afraid to share their own struggles believing that God can change any and every issue. Their transparency and wisdom is guaranteed to be refreshing and helpful for each couple who attends.

 COUPLES RETREAT #3
Fri, April 26 - Sun, April 28
jASON & mEREDITH JACKSON

 

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Jason met his wife, Meredith, when they were both freshmen in college where Jason and Meredith served together in full-time youth ministry for fifteen years in Pennsylvania before joining the Saylorville staff in 2016. Their passion is to see men and women come to know, love and follow Jesus with their whole heart, soul and strength.

Pricing


Platinum Level: $379/Couple


Pines or Loft Rooms
13 Rooms Available

  • Hotel-style cabins with Queen bed (last 4 booked will have Full-Sized Bed with twin bunk on top) 
  • Private in-cabin restroom
  • No linens provided

Gold Level: $329/Couple

Frontier Village & Woodside Lodge
22 Rooms Available 

  • Camper-style cabins with bunk beds
  • One Full bed with twin bunk on top available in each cabin
  • Private in-cabin restroom
  • No linens provided

Silver Level: $299/couple


Sunrise & Petoskey Lodges
10 Rooms Available

  • Camper-style cabins with bunk beds
  • One Full bed with twin bunk on top available in each cabin
  • Shared indoor restroom
  • No linens provided

RV: $229/couple

Our RV Park, your RV.

  • Electrical hook up provided
  • Bathhouse in RV park

Offsite: $220/couple

Couples choosing this option are responsible to make all arrangements for offsite housing.



cancellation policy


We have a  7-day notice cancellation policy. If a cancellation occurs after this timeframe, a deposit of $50 per registration will be deducted from your refund.

tentative example schedule

FRIDAY
4:00-6:00 - Check-in
4:00 - 6:00 Red Canoe Open
6:15 - Dinner
6:45 - Welcome/Orientation
7:00 - Chapel
8:00 - Knee to Knee Discussion
8:30 - Free Time
8:30-9:30 Red Canoe Open
9:45 - Activity

SATURDAY
8:00-9:00 Red Canoe Open
9:00 - Breakfast
9:45 - Chapel
11:15 - Knee to Knee Discussion
12:00 - Game
1:00 - Lunch
1:45 - Free Time
2:00 -5:15 Red Canoe Open
5:30 - Dinner
8:00- Chapel
9:15 - Knee to Knee Discussion
9:15-9:45 Red Canoe Open
9:45 - Snack
9:45 - Various Activities Available


SUNDAY
8:00-9:00 Red Canoe Open
9:00 - Breakfast
9:45 - Chapel
11:15 - Knee to Knee Discussion
12:00 - Pack up
12:30 - Lunch (To Go or Sit Down)