Dr. Jerry Umanos Bike Program

On April 24, 2014 while serving at a local hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, Dr. Jerry Umanos was killed. Jerry was a long-time Portage Lake camper and staff member. He met his wife, Jan Schuitema at camp and their son Ben also served on staff for many years. One of Jerry’s favorite things was mountain biking. Read More


Snow is here, and has been for a while now. But since we got some fresh snow last night, we thought we would share with you some pictures. Hope you enjoy!    

Lakeside Amphitheater-Complete!

We are thrilled that construction is done on the new Lakeside campfire space. Finishing touches are still to be added such a chairs, movable fire rings for the smaller gathering circles, and most importantly a huge cross behind the stage. Next time you’re at PLCBC we know you will love spending time with friends and Read More

Lakeside Amphitheater

The new lakeside amphitheater is well under way! The project is scheduled to be finished by the end of this week. What a great addition this gathering place will be to our facility. Small groups can sit and talk at the smaller rings, or a larger group can fill the space and face the stage Read More

Support the Summer Staff-Be a Family Prayer Partner

For about 12 weeks our summer staff gives everything they have to minister, serve and love campers of every age. We are looking for one family to partner with each summer staff member. Family Prayer Partners will commit to praying for their staff person before and throughout the camping season. You can also send letters Read More