The state of Louisiana sits between Texas and Mississippi on the Gulf of Mexico. The northern half of the state is comprised of hilly areas of prairie and woodland. The southern part of the state is dramatically different, consisting of low, flat swamps, marshlands and beaches. Winters in Louisiana are mild and short and summers are long, hot and humid. The climate, however, is great for outdoor enthusiasts and Louisiana is home to an enormous variety of activities and recreation that will satisfy the tastes of any group looking to host a youth camp or adult retreat.
Some specific points of interest that Christian groups may enjoy include:
State Parks and Nature Centers– Louisiana is home to numerous parks and wildlife refuges where visitors can see flora and fauna found only in Louisiana: Tickfaw State Park, Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, Global Wildlife Park, and many more.
New Orleans– The historic city is home to numerous religious sites like St Louis Cathedral and Lafayette Cemetery. There are also many unique museums and sites of historical significance in the famous French Quarter.
Duck Commander– Stop by the iconic warehouse and check out where the duck calls and famous faith-based reality television show was made. Guided tours are available in which guests can learn about making duck calls, hunting and conservation.
For groups looking for a place to host an adult retreat or youth camp, Louisiana is a great option. The unique landscape and ample warm months make it a great place to enjoy a wide variety of exciting activities. Louisiana is home to many one-of-a-kind adventures that are sure to delight and entertain groups all of ages and walks of life.
The best camp and retreat venues in Louisiana are:
|Acadian Baptist Center||1202 Academy Drive|
Eunice, Louisiana 70535-7850
|Camp Bethany||9766 Hwy 79|
Bethany, Louisiana 71007
|Camp Istrouma||25975 Greenwell Springs Road|
Greenwell Springs, Louisiana 70739
|Clara Springs Baptist Camp||4420 Hwy 177|
Pelican, Louisiana 71063
|Dry Creek Baptist Camp||8237 Highway 113|
Dry Creek, Louisiana 70637
|Judson Baptist Retreat Center||10330 Peterson Road|
St. Francisville, Louisiana 70775
|Lake Arthur Camp||Campground Lane|
Lake Arthur, Louisiana 70549
|Redeemed Ranch Camp||502 Woodmill Road|
Heflin, Louisiana 71039-3055
|Seeker Springs Ministry Center||1280 Okaloosa Rd.|
Eros, Louisiana 71238
|Tall Timbers Baptist Conference||10218 Highway 165 South|
Forest Hill, Louisiana 71430
|Wesley Center||2350 Methodist Parkway|
Woodworth, LA 71485