Entries by Polzin Tracy

Update from the Board of Directors

January 9, 2018 Dear ELCA Northern Great Lakes Synod/FLLC Association Member Congregations, Friends and Supporters of Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp: It is with great sadness and sincere gratitude that the Board of Directors announces the resignation of Pastor Tracy Polzin as Camp Director, effective February 3, 2018. Pastor Tracy has been an integral part of […]

Effective Camp Research Project

Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp is honored to announce that we have received a grant  from the Effective Camp Research Project/Siebert Foundation. The grant will support a unique research project at Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp this summer. The purpose of the research is to demonstrate the impact of a one week camp experience on campers ages […]

Summer 2017 Theme: The Water of Life!

“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you.” -Isaiah 43:2. Water is the physical life source of our bodies and our world, making up about 60% of adult human beings and 70% of the planet Earth. As campers will discover throughout the week, water is also the source of Christian spiritual life. […]

2016 Recap

As 2016 comes to a close, we here at Fortune Lake are reminiscing on all the wonderful things that have happened this year. We’ve had a great time hosting year-round retreats, as well as having retreat groups come and enjoy our facilities. Whether it was singing camp songs around the fire, chatting away at meals, […]

Fall Festivities

Fall is in full swing here at Fortune Lake! The leaves are changing color, the air is getting chillier, and we’re transitioning into a new season. There have been many events that have kept us busy, and it was wonderful seeing our staff alumni at a few of them! Some of the events we’ve held […]

Year-Round Retreats Available!

We have something for everyone! Retreat season at Fortune Lake is filled with retreats for all ages and all different interests! Enjoy comfortable lodging in one of our high comfort retreat buildings or duplexes. We have great food and a warm, welcoming staff to ensure you have a wonderful time at Fortune! Click here to […]

Summer 2016: The Jesus Way

This summer’s theme The Jesus Way focused each day’s Bible study on these topics: praying, loving our neighbors, forgiveness, feeding, & serving the Jesus Way. Each day campers studied a story about Jesus that helped us learn more about how we can live our lives in the love of Christ. We had a great summer! 600 on-site campers came to Fortune Lake this summer! We […]

Received Grant Award for New Boating Vests!

Fortune Lake received a grant award from the Dickinson Area Community Foundation. We’re thankful for this foundation, and the opportunity to improve the quality and safety of our waterfront. We’ll be using these funds to buy new boating vests for our campers! We’re excited to see our waterfront be graced with new boating vests this […]

Fortune Lake Watercolor Prints Available!

Paul Oman, an internationally acclaimed watercolorist, took the time to paint this beautiful canvas of Fortune Lake while staying with us this past summer. These limited edition prints are a perfect present this holiday season, and the best part is that 50% of the proceeds will go to support the ministry here at Fortune Lake! […]