Our Mission


nwcc2The Northwoods Conference Center is owned and operated by the Institute in Basic Life Principles (IBLP).

In addition to it’s own ministry functions, IBLP uses the facility to encourage others in the ways of God. We welcome interested organizations, churches, and family groups ranging in size from 2-200 people to consider allowing us to help coordinate a spiritually challenging and enriching retreat or conference.

If you are looking for a place conducive to spiritual renewal, come experience the friendly, refreshing atmosphere of the Northwoods Conference Center. Our location on 2,500 acres in the Ottawa National Forest guarantees quiet, relaxing seclusion during your stay. The lodge provides hotel-style accommodations for up to 200 guests in a beautiful setting overlooking Wolf Lake. Three cabins are also available for use year round.

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Watch for upcoming events that might interest you, or contact us to help you plan your event.

We look forward to serving you!

wheat_7601Statement of Faith

At the Northwoods Conference Center, it is our goal to provide conferences and retreats that will introduce individuals to the Lord Jesus Christ and equip them to apply the principles of God’s Word to their daily lives.

The Institute in Basic Life Principles is a Biblically based, not-for-profit, nonsectarian training and service organization. Read our statement of faith at iblp.org