SHORT TERM RENTALS FOR FAMILIES & GROUPS
AVAILABLE JULY 1 THRU SUMMER
MAKE RESERVATIONS NOW
Experience the beauty of Crystal Lake and vicinity this summer with your extended family and/or friends.
“My family is excited to know we will be able to again enjoy the beauty, peace, and comfort that the Crystal Conference Center provides. The time we spend together at Crystal is one of the highlights of the summer for us.” Eugene James
Download the “Rates and Options for Renting” form and 2020 Pioneer Cottage Rates – options for Michigan Disciples clergy and members, plus non Michigan Disciples for details on rates and schedule for each housing unit and building costs.
For more detailed information or to make a reservation, contact
Welcome to Crystal Conference Center! It is with great joy we welcome you to this wonderful conference facility. With the continuing pandemic we have a few requirements to ensure the safety of all. Thank you for your cooperation.
A health screening questionnaire will be required of our guests and staff upon arrival. The Site Director will collect from the group leader & explain protocols upon arrival. If you feel ill, please stay home.
Please bring your own linens, bedding and recreational equipment. Guidelines:
Pioneer Cottage, reserved for Michigan Disciples clergy families as a respite and retreat location, is the oldest building on site and was recently renovated. It sits on the bluff overlooking Crystal Lake, with a loft-like layout with a queen bed, kitchenette, sitting area, bathroom with shower, and bunk room that sleeps four.
Weekly use is Sunday through Saturday, with a maximum stay of six nights in a row. See Rates Sheet attachment below. All reservations for Pioneer Cottage are handled by UCCR Reservations – see contact information above.
Mission House is fully accessible on the ground level with bedroom and bathroom on main level. An additional four bedrooms and a bathroom are located on the second level. Mission House can comfortably sleep up to 13 people. Amenities include a full kitchen, linens (bedding and towels), living area with TV/DVD, deck with lake view, and access to the tennis court. Lakeside water sports are available with responsible adult present, however, there is no lifeguard service. All facilities are non-smoking and pets are not allowed in the buildings. WiFi access available.
Cedar Lodge comfortably sleeps a total of 4-8 people, with four large bedrooms and two bathrooms. Common area includes a TV with DVD player and kitchenette with small appliances. The downstairs basement-like area is available for storing athletic equipment, including bikes. No WiFi access in the building.
The Oaks has three bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, sleeping a total of 7-10 people. There are two common living areas and refrigerators in select rooms. You may reserve one or more rooms. No WiFi access in the building.
The Beeches has four rooms that sleep up to 10 in bunk beds, with a bathroom in each. One unit has a small kitchenette and limited pans/dishes.
The Birches has five rooms that sleep 6-8 in bunk beds, with a bathroom in each.
The Pines has five rooms that sleep 6-8 in bunk beds, with a bathroom in each.
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 “2020 Schedule & Rates” document provides details and costs involved. Special arrangements can be made to reserve the camp for large events.
Visit the Weddings page for more details on scheduling your wedding or reception at Crystal!
Forms below provide more details and are available for downloading: