Facility use Options

We offer a variety of housing options, endless activities, and radical hospitality. We specialize in family reunions, retreats, weddings, vacations, parties, events, and everything in between. We can help facilitate worships, team building, games, and environmental education. If you are a ministry partner or other non profit we have special pricing options. 


Guests will have access to our 110 acre property and endless activities. Guests can also reserve our pool, kayaks, canoes, paddle boards, paddle boats, sail boats, escape room, zip line, rock climbing, golf cart, low ropes course, and archery for an additonal fee. 


*pending staff availability and weather

We are a residential youth summer camp, and we do not allow guest groups onsite while we have youth campers onsite. Campers arrive Sunday afternoons and leave Friday mornings. We run camp mid June to the end of July.  

Our reservation process is very simple, we will need a phone number, email address, arrival details, and event information to book the reservation. We look forward to hearing from you. 

For availability, questions, or to make a reservation, contact us so we can help you have the perfect Okoboji experience. You can reach us at

712-336-2109 | hospitality@lutheranlakeside.com | or fill out the inquiry form. 

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Our variety of lodging options paired with our endless onsite activities makes Lakeside the perfect place for vacations, family reunions, parties, and large group gatherings any time of the year. 

Event Center

This venue has stunning views of the lake, projector, microphones, and mounted speakers, with seating for over 200 it is the perfect place for wedding receptions, graduation celebrations, parties, conferences, or any large gathering. 


Use our well trained staff, incredible amenities, flexibility, and radical hospitality to host the best retreat ever. We can provide things like meals, team building, recreational activities, worship, bible study, registration, and planning. 



We want every wedding celebration to be a joyful experience so we only have one wedding per weekend, and the space is yours Friday to Sunday so there is no rushing or stress. Everyone can relax and enjoy the joyous occasion.