Rent our Center

Rent our Center

Several buildings and facilities are available for conferences, weddings, reunions, retreats, family gatherings or other events. They are available to non-profit groups and organizations as well as those who are a part of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Michigan Region congregations and its ecumenical church partners (eg. United Church of Christ, Presbyterian, Methodist, AMEZ, etc.).  Following is a description of these facilities and some common rules. We welcome your use of these conference/retreat settings.

Facilities Rates and Schedules:

Click "Rates and Options for Renting" form at bottom of this page for details on rates and schedule for each housing unit and building costs.. Also, if you wish more detailed information,  Email us or call (517) 372-3220 Tuesday-Thursday between 10 am-4pm.

Common Rules:

Mission House

 Mission House is fully accessible on the ground level with bed and bath on main level.  An additional four bedrooms and bath are available on the second level. Space can comfortably sleep up to thirteen people. Accommodations include full kitchen, bedding, living area with TV/DVD, deck with lake view, and access to the tennis court. Lakeside water sports available with responsible adult; no lifeguard service. All facilities are non-smoking and pets are not allowed in the buildings. WiFi service available.

Mission House is available June 1 - September 20.

Cedar Lodge

Cedar Lodge has four large bedrooms, comfortably sleeping 4-8 persons, and two bathrooms with shower. Linens are not provided. Common area includes a TV/DVD and kitchenette with small appliances. The downstairs area is available for storing athletic equipment. No WiFi

Cedar Lodge is available June 1-8, July 1-5, August 12 - September 20. Contact Michigan Disciples Regional office for May Options.

The Oaks

The Oaks includes a common living area, refrigerators in selected rooms, and three bedrooms that comfortably sleep a total of 7-10 persons. You may reserve one or more rooms. No WiFi.

The Oaks is available June 1-8, July 1-5, August 6 - September 20.

Pioneer Cottage

Pioneer Cottage is the oldest building on site recently renovated. Pioneer is reserved for Michigan Disciples clergy families as a respite and retreat location. Pioneer Cottage sits on the bluff overlooking Crystal Lake. Pioneer is a loft-like layout with a queen bed, kitchenette, sitting area, bathroom with shower, and bunk room that sleeps four. One's stay is limited to six nights in a row. Weekly use is Sunday through Saturday. If not being used by clergy two weeks or less in advance, it may be available for use by others - contact the Michigan Regional Office.

Pioneer Cottage is available June 1 - September 20.
 

DORMS: The Beeches, The Birches, The Pines

The Beeches has four rooms that each sleep up to 10 - bunk beds, with a bathroom in each. One unit has a small kitchennette and limited pans/dishes.

The Birches has five rooms that each sleep 6-8 - bunk beds, with bathroom in each.

The Pines has five rooms that each sleep 6-8 - bunk beds, with bathroom in each.

Dorms are available July 1-5, August 12 - September 20.

 

Groups: Conferences, Retreats, Weddings, Family Reunions

Crystal welcomes weddings, families, church groups and others, with arrangements possible to include meals and multiple buildings and facilities use. The "2018 Schedule & Rates" file attached below provides details and costs involved. Special arrangements can be made to reserve the camp for large events.

Go to the Weddings web page for more details on scheduling your wedding and reception here at Crystal.

Contact us for more information.

 

Forms For Downloading

Forms below provide more details and are available for downloading:

  1. 2018 Schedule & Rates - provides specifics on rates for use by groups
  2. Q&A list of frequently asked questions and answers about group use of our facilities
  3. Sample Contract with details - provided by Crystal Conference Center Registrar once booking confirmed
  4. Infographic - A visual description of the features available: recreation opportunities, program spaces, lodging options, adventure in the area.
  5. Poster - "Crystal Conference Center is Yours to Use": A visual version of the Infographic plus more.
     

  • 2018 SCHEDULE & RATES" - Options for Renting our Facilities - for Conferences, Retreats, Reunions, Weddings, Family Gatherings, School events & more
  • Booking Questions & Answers
  • Sample Contract
  • Crystal Conference & Retreat Center Infographic - let your group know what to expect at Crystal
  • Crystal Conference Center Yours to Use: Poster
  • Mission House

    Mission House

    Lakefront house sleeps up to 13; kitchen, sun porch, lake view, wifi
    Mission House

    Mission House

    Interior
    Oaks Lodge

    Oaks Lodge

    Exterior
    Oaks Lodge

    Oaks Lodge

    Interior Common area
    Oaks Lodge

    Oaks Lodge

    Interior bedroom
    Cedar Lodge

    Cedar Lodge

    Interior common area
    Cedar Lodge

    Cedar Lodge

    Interior Kitchen
    Dorm - Beeches

    Dorm - Beeches

    Exterior
    Dorm - Birches

    Dorm - Birches

    Interior
    Dorm - Pines

    Dorm - Pines

    Exterior
    Dorm - Pines

    Dorm - Pines

    Interior
    Dining Hall

    Dining Hall

    Exterior
    Dining Hall

    Dining Hall

    Interior
    Dining Hall

    Dining Hall

    Kitchen area
    Fellowship Hall

    Fellowship Hall

    Exterior
    Chapel

    Chapel

    Exterior
    Chapel

    Chapel

    Interior
    Tennis Court

    Tennis Court