Whether you’re looking for a weekend of spiritual renewal and connection with others at our Women’s or Men’s Retreat or you would like a place to explore your creativity with a weekend of crafting or learning a visual art technique, Camp Friedenswald has a retreat for you! Our retreats focus on renewing the whole person – mind, body, and spirit. Take a break from the hectic day-to-day, “unplug” from the many demands on your time, and experience the peaceful woods.
March 10-12, 2017 Register
Whether you scrapbook, sew, quilt or craft, we invite you to join us for a relaxing weekend filled with good food and fellowship. Come alone or bring friends or family. The beautiful surroundings of the peaceful woods and the creativity of others at this retreat will inspire you!
Provided: Standard 6 foot table with electric access for scrappers and crafters • 6 foot by 18 inch table with electric access for those sewing/quilting • Access to microwaves and refrigerators • Beverage station with a variety of hot beverages always available • Optional massages (for an additional fee) • Optional Sunday morning worship • Bring snacks to share
September 15-17, 2017 Register
Cost: $160, 25 & Under: Free
Presenter: Central Indiana Planning Committee
Thank you to the Ohio Region Planning Committee for a wonderful Women’s Retreat 2016 – a nourishing weekend of conversations about faith and food!
As we put together our planning committee for 2017, we invite you to mark your calendars and join us for another great retreat!
Men & Boys Retreat
October 13-15, 2017 Register
Cost: $160, 25 & Under: Free
Presenter: Steve Thomas, Mennonite Men MCUSA
Bring your family & friends for a weekend sitting around the fire, canoeing, hiking, playing games, worshiping and relaxing.
Our focus will be on fellowship-with each other, in the midst of beautiful creation.
Make sure to bring the whole family, men of all ages are specifically invited for this weekend of fun together.
October 14-16, 2017 Register
Explore Michigan’s cool Fall beauty with a new technique for 2017! Develop your skills, no matter what level, in the warm company of others on the splendid hills of Camp Friedenswald. For everyone: from beginners to the experienced. We will work on location, exploring a variety of approaches and techniques. Work, play and reflect in the company of kindred souls!
Quilting Retreat (with MCC Great Lakes)
November 3-5, 2017 Register
Presenter: Carol Honderich
Come to our newest retreat, a partnership with Mennonite Central Committee, to encourage a community of quilters!
Come alone or with a group, with skills to share or interest in learning, with a project for an MCC auction, or a project of your own. Come for the space, time, and peaceful surroundings to do something you love with others, and enjoy our beautiful camp, delicious meals, and friendly fellowship.