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Ark Guest House

Lutherlyn's Ark Guest House is available for families and adults. It includes two private bedrooms (queen size bed in one bedroom and a double bed and bunk beds in the other bedroom), two bathrooms (sink, toilet, and shower in each bathroom), a living room with a fireplace, a dining room table, a TV/DVD player, and a kitchen (fridge, small oven, stove, microwave, coffee maker). Linens and towels are provided for up to 6 people in the Ark. Basic cooking supplies are included.

The Ark Guest House is $120/night with a two night minimum. 

Check-in time for the Ark is 3pm or later. Check-out time is 11am or earlier.

Ark reservations do not include any meals.


  • Hiking Trails (a trail map will be provided)
  • Prayer Path
  • Outdoor Gaga Ball
  • Fishing (bring your own gear, crimp barbs on hooks)
  • Ladder Golf
  • Basketball
  • Biking (bring your bike)
  • Disc Golf
  • Campfire (Fire circles are available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Wood is provided. Bring a lighter and fire starter.)



  • Personal Items                       
  • Toiletries 
  • Lighter/fire starters
  • Roasting Sticks
  • Camping Chairs
  • Fishing Gear (crimp barbs on hooks)
  • Bikes                          
  • Food/drinks                       
  • Games/Hobbies



It is expected that all guests follow these guidelines. Failure to follow these policies will result in removal from camp.

  • No pets, no alcohol, no drugs, no fireworks, no firearms.
  • Registered campers only, no visitors.
  • Lutherlyn is a “Young Lungs at Play” facility. Smoking is only permitted in designated smoking areas.
  • Quiet time is 10pm-8am.
  • Helmets must be worn by kids (12 and younger) when riding bikes.
  • Fishing is catch and release and barbs must be crimped.
  • Children must be supervised at all times.
  • A lifeguard must be present for swimming. No one is permitted in the lake or pool area without a lifeguard.
  • Ropes course/group challenge activities are off limits.
  • Vehicles are not permitted on the grass. There is a parking spot next to the Ark Guest House.   



Please take the health and well-being of others, particularly those who may have compromised immune systems, into consideration when evaluating your own health prior to a retreat/event at Lutherlyn. While we certainly would love to have you here, we do not want others to get sick while attending a retreat. 

When sharing a cabin/sleeping space and meeting rooms with people from other households, it is important to consider multiple factors prior to arriving at Lutherlyn. If you have symptoms that indicate you could have a contagious illness (fever, vomiting, diarrhea, cough, congestion, etc.) that could transmit to others, please cancel your reservation for a full refund. 

Lutherlyn will issue a full refund for ALL medical related cancellations. 

Anyone who tests positive for or is diagnosed with a respiratory viral illness (such as COVID-19, influenza, and RSV) with onset of symptoms within 5 days prior to the start of camp, should cancel for a full refund. To come to a Lutherlyn retreat after having a respiratory viral illness, you must be at least 5 days past the onset of symptoms, 48 hours fever free, and have no symptoms or mild and improving symptoms.

We recommend participants take a rapid COVID test prior to departing for Lutherlyn. For Lutherlyn retreats, when possible/available, we may provide and require a rapid COVID tests upon arrival. 

If symptoms develop while at Lutherlyn, please refrain from interacting with others, notify the retreat leader, and depart from Lutherlyn. A pro-rated refund will be issued.



A staff member will be on-call at all times. The emergency phone number, hospital directions, and 911 instructions, will be included in your Welcome Bag.



Cellular service on main camp is generally good but the WiFi is weak. WiFi instructions will be included in your Welcome Bag but please do not depend on WiFi during your stay.



Ark reservations can be made by calling the camp office at 724-865-2161. Payment is due when reservation is made.