“A great place in nature for our youth to escape the worldly and connect with God. The staff are kind, caring, and helpful.”

– Retreat Chaperone

In addition to having a thriving Summer Camp program, Camp Lake Stephens is also a Retreat Center, offering a variety of events throughout the year for children, youth, adults, and families.  Camp is the perfect setting to host conferences, youth group excursions, family reunions, work retreats, and community events.  Groups can cook their own meals or have meals provided for them.  In addition, groups can also elect to participate in a variety of activities such as: Canoeing, High Ropes, Kayaking, Low Ropes/Team-Building, and Zip Line.

To book your retreat, please contact the camp office at 662-234-3350 or

We are happy to help you plan your retreat or event at Camp Lake Stephens. For additonal information on lodging, amenities, meeting spaces, and rental rates, check out our Facility Rental page.  We look forward to having your group come and experience what Camp Lake Stephens has to offer.

Mission Statement

Camp Lake Stephens, a United Methodist Camp and Retreat Center, is committed to being a place where children, youth, and adults can encounter God and respond in faith to God’s call to transform the world.