Facilities Rental



Experience the beauty of Crystal Lake and vicinity this summer with your group, 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

Facilities Rates and Schedules:

Special Rates apply for members of Michigan Disciples Congregations. Also, Pioneer Cottage has special rates for Michigan Disciples clergy and members. Go to bottom of this page to download rates and details.

For more detailed information or to make a reservation, contact
UCCR Reservations

(800) 678-5102

Common Rules:

  • Crystal Conference Center buildings are non-smoking.
  • Some restrictions apply to beach and swimming area.
  • Pets are not allowed in buildings, with exception of service dogs.
  • No firearms, fireworks, alcohol, or non-prescription drugs are allowed on the property.


Pioneer Cottage

Pioneer Cottage
Pioneer Cottage

Pioneer Cottage 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.

Priority of Pioneer use is given to Michigan Disciples clergy families as a respite and retreat location. WiFi available.

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

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.

Mission House
Mission House
Mission House Interior
Mission House Interior

Cedar Lodge

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. WiFi access available.

Cedar Lodge Common Area
Cedar Lodge Kitchen

The Oaks

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. WiFi access available.

The Oaks
The Oaks Lower Level Common Room
The Oaks Sleeping Quarters


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.

The Beeches
The Birches
The Dorm entry of Pines


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  “2022 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: