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Conference Center

Sometimes people need to step away from the busy routine of life. You can create an opportunity for your church, non-profit, or business to have fun and spend purposeful time with one another.

Whether you’re looking for personal, spiritual, or professional growth, leadership development, or intentional team building, a retreat at The Shack can help meet your goals.

Conference Center, Meetings, & Event Facilities

We would like to make planning your next Michigan meeting, reunion, conference, or other event as pleasant as we can.  We offer three large conference and banquet rooms, in addition to large great rooms and fireplace rooms for a more intimate setting. There are also a number of cozy sitting areas around our various buildings including outdoor gazebos, pavilion, large and small arbors, and more. We have some of the best front porches in Michigan!

We can create a unique combination of rooms and views to keep your meetings and conferences, marriage or church retreats, and other events enjoyable as well as productive. The Shack provides a continuum of programming options to help you meet your goals.

Large Conference and Banquet Rooms

Large conference room

Back 40 Conference Room

Seats up to 150 people

Small conference room

Belgian Conference Room

Seats up to 75 people

Fireside Room

Fireside Conference Room

Seats up to 24 people

Map of The Shack Campus

Presentation supplies in all rooms include:

  • Wireless internet
  • Folding tables
  • Flip chart and easel
  • Podium
  • Pull down screen
  • Microphone

This place is amazing. From when you enter the grounds until you leave, it is just amazing. Great place to spend time and enjoy the company of friends and family in this very beautiful atmosphere inside and out. The rooms, food, service, are all excellent and the prices are great as well. I would also recommend The Shack as a great venue for your business, church offsite meeting, outing, or team events.” - Brian B.

Other Meeting Rooms and Spaces


Large Outdoor Pavilion

  • Seats up to 150 people
  • Basic sound system
  • Serving area
  • Picnic tables


Enjoy a variety of outdoor covered seating spaces with beautiful views of the lake and campus.


Additional Rooms

Spaces across campus of all sizes to enjoy games, catching up with friends and loved ones, or just relaxing by the fire.

We specialize in providing quality retreats to fit your goals. The Shack staff will work with you to offer suggestions and options to make planning and executing your retreat a breeze!

Here's a few steps to help you plan a retreat at the Shack:

  1. Know Your Purpose - What do you hope to get out of this retreat?  Do you want to deepen relationships, have fun, or try something new?  Once you have your goals, that will shape your experience.
  2. Dates, Budget, and Size - Decide on approximately how many people you want to bring, what specific dates or times of year you're looking at, and what your budget is.  We can help create a custom experience to meet those needs.
  3. Contact Us - If you need additional information, would like to set up a tour, or require any other information just let us know!  We look forward to helping make your event a success.
Serve adults and couples who come stay at the Shack.

Dining Services

All stays at The Shack include:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Nightly Banana Splits

We can also work with your group to determine additional food service options.