Lake Poinsett

Adventure. Gatherings. Fellowship. It all happens at Lake Poinsett Camp and Living Waters Retreat Center.  As a mission of the Dakotas United Methodist Conference, we seek to be a place of refuge and celebration. Set apart on the south end of Lake Poinsett we offer the calm view and invigorating waters of the lake for your group activities. We offer Christian camps with biblical based development and guidance that is loving and Christ centered for all campers and families who chose our site for their summer events.  From early summer to early fall, all are invited to attend our Chapel service on Sunday morning.

Early spring and into late fall, our Chapel is the cozy site of many weddings. Our traditional bells can be heard for miles as we announce the matrimonial event! Winter is a quiet time and our Camp and Retreat center can’t be beat for comfort and warmth. We host  families and also businesses, 12-step groups and art groups who wish to build relationships in a serene environment. Two of our largest cabins are  year-round, so for those who like to adventure towards ice fishing, snow-shoeing and other winter sports, we’re a wonderful place to spend a weekend.

For all events, we offer a variety of packages with and without meals. Give us a call and let us know how we can best create your personalized Lake Poinsett Camp experience!

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a place apart...Lake Poinsett Camp

Christy Heflin 20 South Lake Drive
Arlington, SD 57212
Phone: 605-983-5547
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