Killarney Lutheran Camp

Welcome to Camp Killarney!

Killarney Lutheran Camp is an outdoor recreational ministry operated by an association of WELS congregations. We invite you to come and enjoy God's great outdoors at our Camp, featuring a family-friendly Christian atmosphere on the shores of Killarney Lake in the beautiful Irish Hills. For more information, contact the Camp Manager or call (517) 467-4511.

Killarney is Hiring for Summer Camp Staff!

Camp Killarney is looking for WELS members to fill open summer camp positions with qualified personnel.

Click HERE to view the job descriptions and application links which are located on the Programs menu under the Employment tab.

Campground Open May 1 - October 31, 2024

Please contact the Camp Manager for making reservations. Camp Office hours are Monday - Saturday, 8am - 8pm and Sunday - 12pm - 8pm. If you are arriving late to camp, please call the Camp Office, in advance, for check in: 517-467-4511. 

Memorial Day Weekend Chicken BBQ: Sunday, May 26, 2024 - serving from 12:00 Noon - 3:00 pm, under the Pavilion Come and Join Us!

St. John Lutheran Church, Riga, will host and provide volunteers to help with the Chicken Barbeque on Memorial Day weekend as well as cooking the chicken.

Chicken plates with sides and hot dog plates for the kids! Half-chicken ($11) and 1/4 chicken dinners ($9), as well as a hot dog plate ($4) will be available. A free-will offering above these prices can be made with the proceeds going to help fund campground projects.

This is a FREE day pass event, to bring your family and friends to enjoy some swimming and Christian fellowship! If you are a Thrivent Member, choice dollars may be directed to the camp. Proceeds go to various camp improvements and programs. If camping, reservations strongly suggested!

Family Retreat Weekends - July 12-14 and 19-21, 2024, and August 9-11, 2024

See Special Events Page under the Programs menu for more Information and Registration Links.

Jesus first, Others second, Yourself third

July 12-14, 2024 Register by June 21, 2024 or
August 9-11, 2024 Register by July 25, 2024
Friday 7:00 pm Social, Saturday 9:30 am –8:00 pm,
Sunday wrap up

Saturday lunch and dinner provided


Through various Bible passages and activities, we will look at what God says about the 7 gifts we are always to be thankful for.

July 19 - 21, 2024
18 years and older
Register by July 3, 2024
Friday 7:00 pm Social hour, Saturday 9:00 am ?
Sunday 9:30 am wrap up
Lunch and Dinner provided for Saturday

Labor Day Pig Roast - Sunday, September 1, 2024

Veryl Tisch has agreed to barbeque the pig for the Labor Day Barbeque.

The family campground will be open for camping that extended weekend.  Call Camp Manager Dan Fuerstenberg in the camp office at 517-467-4511 to reserve a site.  A brief worship service will be offered on Saturday, August 31, 2024 at 7:00 pm.

Fall Cleanup - October 25-27, 2024

FREE camping for those who wish to attend the work bee.  Projects include closing down the campground, moving all boats and tables to under the large pavilion, and grounds cleanup.  Please contact the camp manager to make your reservation: 517-467-4511.

Mission Statement

Killarney Lutheran Camp provides a place to connect with God's creation, build Christian faith, and strengthen families.

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