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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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.

Fall Work Day

October 4, 2014

Take this opportunity and treat it like a mission trip! Volunteer at Lakeshore Center on October 4th, and see what we are all about. Our facility and buildings made us proud this summer, but now that summer is over, they are in need of some attention. If you plan on serving 6 hours on October 4th, you are welcomed to stay in one of our Lodge rooms on the night of October 3rd for free. Call our office at 712-337-3313 to book your room today. We will also serve a delicious breakfast and lunch for the volunteers. These are 3 ways we say thank you for donating your time, talents, and attention to Lakeshore Center. We welcome anyone to this event; women, men, youth, & adults. There's a lot to do and we need your help!  Click here for details.

"A Prayer Life that Fits: The Secret Source of Abundant Life and Strength for All God's Servants."

October 9-11, 2014

Are you curious about other forms of prayers? Are you struggling with finding the best way for you to speak with and spend time with God? Join us for "A Prayer Life that Fits" on October 9-11 and we weill learn together from Gary Neal Hansen, author of the award-winning book 'Kneeling with Giants: Learning to Pray with History's best Teachers.' Not only is Hansen a talented writer, but he is an Associate Professor of Church History at the University of Dubeque Theological Seminary. We will take time to practice each form of prayer presented, and to discuss our experiences with them in small groups. Lodging & meal packages are avaible at affordable rates. This is a workshop you don't want to miss! Click here for pricing.