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Camp Widewater is the perfect place to host your next retreat, youth group, mission trip, or team building retreat. Just a short drive from Toledo, or Defiance, Ohio, Camp Widewater offers you a chance to get away and relax in the beautiful northwest plains of Ohio. Our staff will work with you to create an excellent experience for your group.

Every group gets access to a private meeting space during their stay. We can provide complete meal service for you, or you can prepare your own meals in our kitchenette.

If you are interested in hosting a retreat at Camp Widewater, please contact the camp office at (419) 533-5900 or (419) 262-7598 or email us at camps [at]



Guests can stay in Harmony Lodge, our full service retreat center with dormitories, meeting spaces, and dining all under one roof. For more information about our site, including picures, check out our Facilities page. 



Many groups choose to enjoy some of our staff-led activities such as low ropes team building activities, and canoeing and swimming in our lake or pool during the warmer months. We can also lead off-site trips to go kayaking on the Maumee River. Here is a list of activities available at Camp Widewater. If you have any questions or want to tailor an activity plan specifically for your group contact the camp office, 419-533-5900. 



In recognition of the support we recieve from the United Methodist Church, we offer discounted rates for any UMC groups. We also offer special pricing for first-time and large groups.