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Welcome to Lake James Christian Assembly

1880 W. 275 N.
Angola, Indiana 46703-9540

Promoting community and spiritual transformation in a natural setting

Find us on the web at, or call us at (260) 833-2786


Lake James Christian Camp and Retreat Center is more than just a summer camp. During the summer, we host a full summer of fun-filled, life-changing experiences for campers of all ages.

During the non-summer months, we offer a meeting place for various retreats for adults and children. These programs offer ample opportunity to get away to the peaceful surroundings of Northeast Indiana. Lake James Christian Camp and Retreat Center is a ministry that for over 90 years has sought to glorify God through Christian camping. Whether you join us at our renowned facilities for a spectacular week, weekend, or day, it is our desire that you leave Lake James refreshed and changed - all for His glory!

The types of camps we operate include:

Day Camp
Resident Camp

Programming We Offer:

Young Adults
Families (together in one program)
Families (separated by age)
Senior Adults

Throughout the year, you’ll find the following special emphasis camps (or themes) during one or more of our sessions:

Aquatic Skills

Recognizing that some guests have special needs and may not be able to participate in regular camping programs, we set aside camp sessions specifically for guests with the following conditions:

Hearing Impaired
Speech Impaired
Behavioral Disorders
Moderately Physically Disabled
Mentally Impaired
Visually Impaired

While you’re here, you may want to take advantage of the following activities we offer:

Archery/Shooting Range
Ropes/Challenge Course
Soccer Field
Baseball/Softball Field
Basketball Court
Swimming - Outdoor
Beach Front
Fishing Area
Game Room/Arcade

Interested in renting our facilities? We are happy to rent our facilities to the following groups/types:

Children's Groups
Youth Groups
Single Adults
Married Couples

These are the types of accommodations we offer:

Tent Sites

Kitchen Facilities Use

Kitchen for Staff only

We are set up to handle the following group sizes in the various seasons:

During the summer, we can take care of up to 400 guests. In the spring, we can accommodate 180 guests. Our winter capacity is 180. Finally, in fall, we have enough room for 280 guests.

We also offer the following special activities and features:

nine square in the air-multiple location useage octaball-seasonal Pontoon Boat Rides - Seasonal Kayaks, canoes, etc. - Seasonal indoor basketball/volley court with housing


45 miles N.E. of Fort Wayne, IN.


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We currently accommodate groups3 5+ and provide food service. We can will be accommodate smaller groups 20-60 who would like to provide their own food service.

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