Mother-Daughter Retreat

COVID-19 Precautions will be utilized

(PLEASE NOTE: Two dates are being considered due to the uncertainty of COVID restrictions. The Spring date will be low key programming)
Date:SPRING: April 30-May 2, 2021  FALL: November TBD , 2021

Rates for Youth age 13-9 yo 25% Discount & Children ages 3-8 yo 50% discount  
Fee: $120.00/adult 13+yo for a private sleeping room /  $107.00/adult 13+yo for a 2 person room / $98.00/adult 13+ yo for a shared room / $140.00 for a              cottage (min 2 adults 13+ yo)  CHECKOUT OUR DISCOUNTS TOO!
Rates for Youth age 13-9 yo 25% Discount & Children ages 3-8 yo 50% discount

Spring 2021 Program Theme: Celebrating Mothers & Daughters. Low key schedule designed to make a memory and refresh a weary spirit.

Spring 2021 Theme Verse:I have no greater joy than this, to hear of my children walking in the truth. 3 John 1:4                             Join us for the 2021 Mother-Daughter Retreat. Register Early! Bring-Your-Mother. Bring-Your-Daughter. Make it a three generation event! Enjoy a weekend escape to Refresh, Reconnect and Renew. Look for the discount opportunities on the program flyer too.

Spring 2021 Guest Speaker: Karen Hoover, Goshen, Indiana. You will enjoy Karen’s witty humor and deep inspiration of Biblical truth. She greatly values a relationship with her mother. Be prepared to giggle, shout amen, and wipe a tear or few. God Bless Our Mothers!

Spring 2021 Praise Time: Rex & Marcie Terbush, Jefferson Community Church, Goshen, Indiana. Rex & Marice will bring you to your feet during a high energy Praise Time. Shout with joy praises to God. This fun-filled fast paced memory maker of a song fest will leave you breathless but inspired. Are you ready!

Special Activities: Make-A-Memory Campfire Friday Night. Enjoy a S’more, Pudgy Pie and More. Girl Time Saturday Afternoon! Sign up for a Neck Massage, Kalaia Facial, or a MaryKay Makeover. Saturday night Dinner will be at a special location and promised to be a hearty tasty plate full of yummy country cooking. Will you have room for dessert too? Sunday Morning worship will be an interpersonal event filled with Reverence and Awe!

Young at Heart Retreat

Join us Sept 6, 2021 for the 100th Anniversary Celebration!

2021 Registration Information (Same rates as 2019 & 2020)

Date: September 6-9, 2021 (a week earlier to enjoy the 101st Anniversary Festivities!)

  • Single Occupancy Room $125.00
  • Double Occupancy Room $110.00/person
  • Triple Occupancy Room $102.00/person
  • Cozy Cottage $140.00/person (min. 2 people)

Camp isn’t just for kids!  Young at Heart is for those who are just that- Young at Heart!  Come join in on a fun time with the Young at Heart crowd. Enjoy tasty meals, fun outings into Shipshewana countryside and a Missions Auctions! As well as live entertainment and lots of special excursions. TBD: First Academic 2021-2022 Appearance by the Westview HS Dynamic Singsations. More fun stuff being planned too!

Fall Craft Retreat

New Date! We move the Fall Craft Retreat to October to enjoy the Shipshewana Fall Craft Festival.

2019 Registration Info 2020 Event was canceled due to COVID Restrictions
Fall Craft Retreat Schedule
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Date: October 1-3, 2021

  • Single Occupancy Room $97.00/person
  • Double Occupancy Room $90.00/person
  • Triple+ Occupancy Room $87.00/person
  • Cozy Cottage $125.00/person (min. 2 people)

Join us for a relaxing fun filled weekend of crafting! This weekend is for all crafty people and anyone who wants to learn a new craft. Scrapbookers, Stampers, Quilters, Basket Weavers,Sewers, and  Jewelry Makers.Crafting locations include the Retreat Lower Level and the Dining Hall This event coincides with a basket weaving guild from Ohio and the Fall Volunteers Weekend. Why not make this a Family Fun-filled Weekend? There is Something for Everyone!


Canceled due to COVID Pandemic restrictions 

2020 Registration Info

Age: 14-20 years old
Date: November 20-22
Fee: $97.00
Bring-A-Friend Discount $48.50 (Bring a friend who has not been to Camp Shipshewana before & you both come for 50% off)

Two comfortable nights, 4 hearty meals & 2 delicious snacks

Theme: The Heart of Worship
Theme Verse: “God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth    John 4:24

Calling all Jr-Sr Hi & Post Hi Students to join us for the ReConnect Retreat to catch up with friends old and new, participate in emphasis upon worship with Summer Staff alumni,  Jake & Breanna Burkle, Antwerp, OH and an exciting service project!

Check back often for updated retreat information! Registration begins at 7:30 pm on Friday night. Questions? Call or email us at 260.768.4519 or 

Singles With Children Retreat


Registration 2018 Info

Wanna Sponsor A Family? Know A Family to Invite?


Age: Children ages 0-16
Date: December 13-15, 2019
Fee: This event is sponsored by generous gifts to our Campership Fund and is free to all participants.

Join us for the Singles with Children Christmas Retreat! The Singles with Children Christmas Retreat gives single parent families an opportunity to experience a special Christmas Memory as a family, completely free of charge to them. Make memories as a family making decorating cookies, singing Christmas Carols, taking a wagon ride, sledding, doing crafts and many other special Christmas activities. Christmas time in Shipshewana is beautiful! 

Registration begins at 7:00 pm Friday night. Questions? Contact us at or 260.768.4519.

Winter Craft Retreat

2022 FALL CRAFT RETREAT IS October 7-9, 2022
(Same weekend as the Shipshewana Craft Festival) 

2022 Registration Info
Date: February 4-6 2022
(arrive on Thursday evening for an additional $35.00 and or stay Sunday night for an additional $35.00)
2 Comfortable Nights / 4 Hearty Meals / A Delicious Snack Saturday Night 

  • Private Occupancy Room $112.00/person
  • Double Occupancy Room $104.00/person
  • Triple Occupancy Room $100.00/person
  • Cozy Cottage $140.00/person (min. 2 people)

Don’t miss this great weekend get away at Shipshewana Lake!  It has been designed just for you…  Preserving Memories:  Scrapbooking; Sewing: Quilting and Knitting; Making: Stamping and Weaving.  Or simply relax and fellowship with friends.   This weekend includes: Two comfortable nights in the Retreat Haus (private rooms with common bath) Bed linens are provided. Bring your own bath linens, toiletries and towels. Four hearty meals prepared by the Brethren Retreat staff.  The first Saturday in February is The Big Pajama Sale in Shipshewana! Stores open as early as 5:00 am; receive incredible discounts when you shop in your pajamas!

EARLY ARRIVAL AVAILABLE: Arrive on Thursday 3:00pm for only $35.00 extra.

EXTENDED DEPARTURE: Stay Sunday night for more fun through Monday noon for only $35.00 extra Crafting areas will take place in the Dining Hall and the Retreat Haus Lower Level. Reserve a table to feed your crafting addiction today!Registration begins at 7:00 pm on Friday or you may arrive as early as 3:00pm. Bring a snack to share for Friday night. Coffee, hot chocolate, tea, and water will be provided. Questions? Call us at 260.768.4519.