Time Apart to Reconnect and Renew

From the delicious food to the lush temperate rainforest, Alton L. Collins Retreat Center provides space to open you and your group to new possibilities. Surrounded by giant fir and cedar trees, lush ferns and abundant moss-covered vine maples, we provide an environment and facilities conducive for community building, continuing education, reflection, relaxation, recreation.  

Upcoming Events

Title Dates
Kintsugi Breaking and Mending Retreat 10/14/2022 - 10/16/2022
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News

Camp and Retreat E-News Sept. 28: SHAPED BY EARTH | New Resource for Helping Kids Engage with the Environment | Blessings Report | Shaped by earth

Have you been shaped by earth? Each of our sites has been shaped by creation in different ways.

Camp and Retreat E-News Sept. 21: WATER | UMC Camp Houses Ukrainian Refugees | Blessings Report | Life-Giving Water

Water can transform people (remember your baptism?), and it turns out people can transform water!

Camp and Retreat E-News Sept. 14: LIGHT | Hospitality as Christian Witness | Woven as One | Blessings | Art Saves Lives

Light and Darkness: are they opposites, or are they "Woven as One?" Find out inside!

Camp and Retreat E-News Sept. 7: INSPIRED BY CREATION | Celebrating 100 Years of Ministry at Suttle Lake! | Blessings Report | Legacy

Fire, Creation, and Legacy -- find out how these blessings (yes, blessings!) are intertwined.
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and The Episcopal Diocese of Oregon