Location of Lakeshore Center at Okoboji

Lakeshore Center at Okoboji is located on Highway 86 just north of Milford, IA in the village of Wahpeton.  This secluded setting is located on 55 acres along the shores of West Lake Okoboji, with 600’ of beautiful sand beach lakeshore, complete with a canopy of large oak trees.

From the north:

At the intersection of Highway 9 and Highway 86, head south on Hwy. 86 until you come to the Wahpeton water tower.  Lakeshore Center is located across the road and just south from the water tower.

From the south:

Come north on Highway 71 through Milford.  At the stoplight by Perkins Restaurant, you will turn left onto Highway 86.  Continue on this winding road until you pass the Village of Wahpeton Sign.  Lakeshore Center is located on your right, just before the water tower.

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"Get Real: Workshop for New Pastors"

August 19-21, 2014


You've answered the call...now what? Attend our retreat for new pastors and find out how to make the most of your first few years as a pastor. There are so many joys that come from serving in ministry, but there are many struggles and frustrations as well. Come and learn from Dr. Sundby, a teacher, consultant, pastor, and psychologist. He has over 20 years experience in these fields and wants to share his expereinces and knowledge with you. Registration is open from now until the day of the workshop. Register today for this workshop and find out how to be the best pastor you can be. Click here for pricing.

Tractor Ride Retreat

September 5-7, 2014

Are you tractor lover? Do you have antique tractors that you would love to ride again? Come to our Tractor Ride! For the weekend of September 5th-7th tractor lovers from all over will come to meet other tractor lovers and take a tractor ride while enjoying the beauty of the Great Lakes Area. Meals and lodging packages are available for at very affordable rates that won't be found anywhere else. Join us for this unique event and enjoy the tranquility Lakeshore Center can offer. Registration is now open! Click here for pricing.

Young at Heart Retreat

September 9-11, 2014

We often think that camp is just for the kids, but that's not true here at Lakeshore Center. Camp can be for God's older children as well! Join us for our Young at Heart Retreat and let yourself play like a kid again. For this retreat, individuals who are 55 years and older will spend the weekend of September 9th-11th eating s'mores around a campfire, canoeing and kayaking, visiting the Clay County Fair, bible studies, and meeting new friends. Come for this retreat and stay in our beautiful Lodge. Expereince God in this sacred and beautiful place. Don't let the kids have all the fun, sign up for Young at Heart today! Click here for pricing.

Conflict Transformation Skills Workshop

September 11-12, 2014

No matter what profession you are in, you are faced with some form of conflict. This workshop will expose you to perspective skills and strategies aimed at improving your ability to transform conflict constructively. Bob Houser, a retired, pastor and general presbyter, will lead this workshop. He will share his knowledge that he has gained in the 30 years of expereince he has working with conflict & management in many different situations. All are welcome to this event. Register for this workshop today! Click here for pricing.

Hobby & Art Retreat

September 26-28, 2014

Bring your scrapbook paper, sewing machines, cameras, quilting squares, stamps, and anything else you need for arts and crafts. On September 26th-28th we are inviting all you arts and crafts junkies to spend the weekend at Lakeshore while you create your masterpieces! We have plenty of work space, an incredible fall scenery, bonfires and s'mores, great food, and comfortable lodging accomodations. Lodging options are affordable and meals are provided for the whole weekend. Click here for pricing.