About Us

Mission Statement: In partnership with Western Washington Lutheran Congregations, Lutherwood Camp and Retreat Center is a year-round outdoor ministry, renewing all in the Holy Spirit through education, adventure, service, and prayer.

Value Statement: Lutherwood Camp & Retreat Center is bold centered in God and expresses its faith in the Lutheran tradition. Lutherwood is committed to spiritual growth, education, evangelism, and professionalism in all its programs. We extend hospitality to everyone and strive for diversity and respect for all. We value and embrace those who share their time, talents, resources, and energies.

Lutherwood is nestled in the evergreen trees along the north shore of Lake Samish about 10 miles South of Bellingham, Washington. Since our beginning in 1946, Lutherwood has been running programs for campers of all ages on our 103 acres of beautiful waterfront and forest land. Lutherwood is the perfect place for summer camp opportunities, family camping, retreats all year round, family reunions, assemblies and various other gatherings.

The welcoming community of Lutherwood will provide a time and place set apart within God’s creation for all to experience the love of Christ.  Each person who enters the gates of Lutherwood becomes a part of the rich history found in this unique ministry. Learn more about Lutherwood’s History.

Lutherwood Staff are dedicated to the mission and vision of Lutherwood. The Lutherwood staff works tirelessly to ensure the continued operation and improvement of Lutherwood, its facilities, and its programming.

Lutherwood Board of Directors meets monthly, please contact the office if you are interested in attending a meeting.

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