Lake Geneva Youth Camp

We are excited about your interest in planning a retreat with us.

 

Lake Geneva Youth Camp is an established, year-round, Christ-centered, conference and retreat center that can accommodate over 600 guests.

We will work with you from the start to plan out all the details of your retreat to your specifications, and have everything set up and ready to go before you even arrive – all with the end goal of setting you up to succeed as we partner together to see lives positively changed for Christ.

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Accommodations

Accommodations

The right accommodations can make all the difference.

From private rooms and houses to semi-private rooms, dorms and rustic cabins, Lake Geneva Conference Center offers a variety of lodging styles to meet the needs of any group. All accommodations are within an easy walking distance of all meeting facilities.


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Cabins

Come enjoy the rustic feel of our cabins. With 16 cabin spaces (14 per room) and the capacity of over 220 guests, our cabins are ideal for your next retreat.

Bed Style: Twin Bunk Beds
Bath: Adjoining Bathrooms for each cabin
AC: Not Available
Heat: Yes

See the Cabin Floor Plan


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Whispering Pines

Remodeled as of 2008. These 4 units each have a private entry and can vary in their capacity from 12-18 each. 

Bed Style: Twin Bunk Beds
Bath: Adjoining Bathrooms for each cabin
AC: Yes
Heat: Yes

See the Whispering Pines Floor Plan


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Big Stone Lodge – Recently remodeled!

This rustic option offers extensive capacity and works very well for youth groups. 4 rooms off interior hall providing up to 56 beds.

Bed Style: Twin Bunk Beds
Bath: Two Baths on main living floor and showers on the first floor.
AC: Yes
Heat: Yes

See the Big Stone Lodge Floor Plan


The-Willows
The Willows

These 20 Motel style rooms offer great capacity and an adjoining bath per unit. The Willows can comfortably accommodate up to 57 guests. There are also two suites available with Kitchenette and extra bathroom space.

Bed Style: Differing Combos of twin, twin bunks and twin over double bunks
Bath: Each unit has an adjoining bath
AC: Yes
Heat: Yes

See The Willows Floor Plan


Maples
The Maples

This historic and wheelchair accessible accommodation is filled with charm and room for up to 54 guests.

Bed Style: Twin Bunks
Bath: Semi-Private
AC: 2nd Floor Only
Heat: Yes

See The Maples Floor Plan


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Birchwood

This duplex style housing offers two wheelchair accessible rooms and capacity for 58 guests. There are 11 spaces with a varying capacity between 4-10 guests per room.

Bed Style: Twin Bunks
Bath: Baths adjoin each room
AC: Yes
Heat: Yes

See the Birchwood Floor Plan


Coach-House
Coach House

These 17 rooms offer interior hall access and private baths to accommodate up to 34 guests.

Bed Style: Twin Beds
Bath: Each room has a private bath
AC: Yes
Heat: Yes

See the Coach House Floor Plan


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Icebox

These 2 adjoined cabins offer a great space to hang out and connect with your group of up to 20.

Bed Style: Twin Bunks
Bath: 4 Semi-Private Baths
AC: Yes
Heat: Yes

See the Icebox Floor Plan


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Humphrey: Adult Guest House

This Guest Lodge is ideal for creating a high-end experience for up to 10 guests surrounded by the beauty of our grounds.

Bed Style: Twin Beds, Queen, and King Beds.
Bath: 3 and one half baths
AC: Yes
Heat: Yes

See the Humphrey House Floor Plan

Meeting Facilities

Meetings Facilities

Your meeting room is a key component of your time here.

Whether it is a time of worship, teaching, or planning, we have a variety of rooms that can accommodate up to 450. Most rooms are air-conditioned and many have fireplaces. While audio/visual equipment may vary with the size of the meeting room, we will work hard to make sure all of your audio/visual needs are met.

In the weeks before your retreat, we will contact you to review your room set-up needs. We will set up your room, including audio/visual equipment, and keep meticulous notes on your preferences to recreate your retreat set-up from year to year. This is included in the package rate.


Carriage Room
Carriage Room

This historical building features hardwood floors and a large circular fireplace. Perfect for groups up to 65 guests and houses a pool table for between meeting fun.

AC: Yes
Heat: Yes

See the Carriage Room Floor Plan


Cedar Room
Cedar Room

Located in the Bayview Center (adjacent to the dining hall) this meeting room features removable staging, a fireplace and can seat up to 225 guests.

AC: Yes
Heat: Yes

See the Cedar Room Floor Plan


Ceylon Court
Ceylon Court

Our multi-purpose activity center features full-sized basketball and volleyball courts, indoor climbing wall and much more. Our lobby is available for group registration. Groups can schedule exclusive gym time for up to 450 guests.

AC: Yes
Heat: Yes


Lake Geneva Bible Chapel

Located across the street from our conference center, Lake Geneva Bible Chapel provides a Sanctuary, mid-sized meeting room, kitchen and lower breakout spaces for up to 450 guests.

AC: Yes
Heat: Yes

See the LGBC Floor Plan


Maples Fireside Room
Maples Fireside Room

This first-floor lounge and meeting area with piano, sofas, and open meeting area provide an exclusive meeting space for Maples Overnight Guests. This can comfortably accommodate 30 people.

AC: Yes
Heat: Yes

See the Maples Floor Plan


Maples Breakout Room

Smaller rooms are ideal for breakout sessions and serving snacks. This room features a sink, refrigerator, coffee maker, microwave and can comfortably accommodate 12 people.

AC: Yes
Heat: Yes

See the Maples Floor Plan


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Northwood’s Hideaway

Northwood’s decor, very comfortable sofas, microwave, coffeemaker, and refrigerator makes a perfect meeting space for up to 25 guests.

AC: Yes
Heat: Yes

See the Northwoods Floor Plan


Lower Hayloft

Intimate meeting space featuring: sofas, split carpet, and tile flooring. Ping Pong, foosball, and a pool table add fun for up to 30 guests.

AC: Yes
Heat: Yes

See the Hayloft Floor Plan


Upper Hayloft

Large, open space, ideal for crafts, breakout sessions or creative programming for up to 40 guests. Seasonal Use Only.

AC: No
Heat: No

See the Hayloft Floor Plan


Woodlands

Large meeting space opens to a lovely outdoor brick patio. Available to rent during fall, winter, and spring for up to 60 guests.

AC: Yes
Heat: Yes

See the Woodlands Floor Plan


Woodlands Conference Room

Breakout room with conference table adjacent to the Woodlands Meeting Room. This space is ideal for leadership meetings or small guest gatherings up to 10 guests.

AC: Yes
Heat: Yes

See the Woodlands Floor Plan


Camp Chapel
Camp Chapel

Remodeled in 2010, our beautiful Chapel offers a built-in stage, lighting and available for guest groups up to 450. Available to rent for the fall, winter, and spring.

AC: Yes
Heat: Yes

See the Chapel Floor Plan

Dining and Food

Dining & Food

Since great food is an important part of any retreat, we continually strive to provide our guests with outstanding dining options.

From mouth-watering custom order sweets at the ice cream shop to delicious meals in the dining room to late-night snacks for your group, the excellence of our food service will surprise and delight your taste buds. Don’t forget to read our guest comments below!

 

Dining Room:

We continually strive to provide our guests with outstanding food. Menus are selected with your group’s demographics in mind, and meals are served in an all-you-can-eat family style – or buffet style. We know that mealtime is a good time to relax and converse with friends or family members, which is why our staff serves each table individually so that you can sit back and enjoy your meal together.

Make your meal an outdoor experience! We can fire up the grills and your group can enjoy a delicious picnic lunch…or we can provide boxed lunches for off-site activities such as golfing, snow skiing, or canoe trips.

  • 7:30 am – Complimentary Coffee & Tea
  • 8:30 am – Breakfast
  • 12:30 pm – Lunch
  • 5:30 pm – Dinner

Dietary restrictions

No problem. We can accommodate gluten allergies, vegetarian diets, and other restrictions. Just be sure your group leader notifies us of dietary restrictions before arrival.

Coffeehouse

Visit the Common Grounds Coffee Shop for a variety of smoothies, ice creams, coffees, candies, soda and of course coffee. All smoothies are made to order, so mix and match flavors and find your favorite! Free Wi-Fi, a variety of board games and cozy coffee tables provide the perfect atmosphere for relaxation, relationship-building, and fun. Come visit us today!

Snack Options

Let us do the work! We will prepare your snacks and deliver them to your meeting room. See our Snack Menu below.

Testimonials

“Thank you for excellent food service. We appreciated the manager checking in at each meal!”
Michele, Palatine, Illinois.

“Thanks for being accommodating with gluten free special needs kids.”
Seth, Gurnee, Illinois.

“Everyone loved the food, and the staff was amazing!”
Jamie, Zion, Illinois.

Activities

Activities

Your adventures at Lake Geneva Conference Center will make for a lifetime of memories

We have enough extreme recreation options available to keep your group on the edge of adrenaline during your entire stay.

Cutting edge activities and recreation, dynamic spiritual input, and outstanding staff make Lake Geneva Conference Center an excellent place for your group to experience spiritual growth while having tons of fun! We offer a variety of recreation options for any season. Challenge yourself on some of our more extreme activities, or play a casual game of basketball in our gymnasium. Check out all of our recreational options below!

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Year-Round Activities

Giant “Screamer” Swing

Modern indoor gymnasium / Multi-purpose athletic facility

Indoor climbing wall

Double zip line

Teams challenge course

Indoor and outdoor volleyball

Indoor and outdoor basketball

Paintball

Summer Activities

Giant slip-n-slide

Swimming

Skiing

Banana boat rides

Sailing

Fishing

Canoeing

Paddle boats

Winter Activities

Snow tubing

Tobogganing

Cross-country skiing

Ice skating

Hiking trails (at Big Foot State Park, adjacent to camp)