Northern Pines is a year-round camp and retreat destination situated on a 48-acre site on the southeast shore of Fish Hook Lake in north central Minnesota. 

We are nestled in and among towering pine trees just north of Park Rapids, in the area known as the Heartland of northern Minnesota. The headwaters of the mighty Mississippi River and Itasca State Park are just a short drive from this ideal Northwoods setting.

Experience a summer camp, retreat, family reunion or holiday, wedding, church picnic, or business meeting. Our setting and facilities can accommodate groups of 200+ or multiple groups sharing the various amenities. Whether you are looking for a great kids camp, sleepaway camp, youth camp, adult retreat, outdoor adventure or a cabin to rent for a getaway we look forward to serving you.

Whatever the season or whatever the reason, Northern Pines is a beautiful place to be.

Northern Pines–building  connections with Christ, Community and Creation.

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Leslie Hobson becomes permanent Northern Pines director, reflects on summer

After spending the summer serving as interim director of Northern Pines Camp in Park Rapids, Leslie Hobson recently became its permanent director.

Northern Pines Camp Report for August 7-12

Our last week of conference camps was a full week!  We had 34 Mini-Discovery campers led by Michelle Ford and a volunteer staff of 6.  There were 33 ...

Northern Pines Camp Report for July 17-22

How do campers find out about our camp offerings?  That is what I was wondering last week when we had a number of campers who were not directly connected to...

Northern Pines Christian Friendship Camp 3

Christian Friendship Camp 3 got into the Fourth of July spirit.  With help from the staff, the camp pontoon boat was decorated and the campers were able to ...

Northern Pines Mini Treehouse Camp

Northern Pines Mini Treehouse Camp was a busy three days of Christ, creation and community.  We had four wonderful volunteer staff for the week, working ...
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