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Spruce Lake

41.2266° N, 75.2676° W

The ministry of Spruce Lake is supported by the gifts of many friends, alumni campers, families and businesses each year.
Each one is a vital partner in pointing people toward Christ!

Your contributions make a big difference by helping us host youth camps, guest groups, programmed retreats for adults and families, and experiences that introduce students to the wonders of God’s creation.

Spruce Lake is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, owned by Franconia Mennonite Camp Association, Inc. All donations are tax-deductible according to IRS regulations.



Make a secure, one-time donation online

To see more ways to donate to Spruce Lake, scroll down.

Ways You Can Help Spruce Lake

Youth Campus Reboot CHALLENGE

For 60 years we have watched God work in and through us! 
He has brought this community on a most amazing journey – and now, in 2023, we are able to serve over 40,000 people every year on two campuses and with five unique programs! Thousands of people call Spruce Lake their spiritual birthplace.

Sixty years of history, trust and community are behind the dream of 16 year-round cabins at Wilderness Camp. These cabins are the final stage of the Youth Campus design; the infrastructure, water & sewer, drives & electric are all in place.

  • Mountain View Gym is built and in use. The Pavilion will be upgraded for year-round dining.
  • The cabins will allow lodging year-round, granting us an extended, 12-month season for youth ministry.


God has provided 70% of the $4,280,000 needed to fund the Youth Campus project – just over $3 million so far. That leaves just $1.2 million to fully fund the project!

Join us as we build to reach more hearts for Christ! The value of lives changes for eternity is priceless.


Sparks Partner: Consistent Small Gifts for a Big Difference.

Sparks Partner

Consistent Small Gifts for a Big Difference!
When you support Spruce Lake/Pinebrook as a Sparks Partner, you give the gift of God’s Light to every guest who arrives here in these beautiful Pocono Mountains. You give them a WOW! experience of excellence that can deepen their faith, connect them with God’s Word, and renew them through the Holy Spirit.

When you become a Sparks Partner, your consistent small gift each month will make a big difference over time. You will be helping us carry the ministry so we can point more people toward Christ through Adult & Family Ministries, Wilderness Camps & Trips, Day Camp at Spruce Lake and Pinebrook, Outdoor Education, plus ministry among guest groups at both locations.

Consider $10, $25, $50 or even more as God leads, then make your monthly commitment online.

Donate your SPARKS gift

One-time Gift / Monthly Commitments

Use the secure link below to give a One-Time Gift, or commit to a Monthly Donation. Select the appropriate box for your donation. In the memo box, please specify where you want the gift to be applied; for example, Youth Ministry Campaign. Every contribution, any amount, is valuable for continuing the ministry that God envisions for Spruce Lake.

Donate to Spruce Lake

Planned Giving Options

Our Development Staff are available to discuss Planned Giving options that best fulfill your wishes and those of your family.

Contact our Development Staff 

Become a Living Tree Partner

To plan your charitable giving, you can also choose to become a Living Tree partner. Make a five-year faith promise to contribute a specific amount each year to general ministry needs. Living Tree partners will receive regular communications about ministry progress. Partnerships enable Spruce Lake to be good stewards of resources by planning for long-term major needs such as roof replacements and heating/cooling system updates. Contact us to talk about your Living Tree partnership.

Sponsor a Camper

Spruce Lake is committed to making sure that every camper who wants to attend summer camp will be able to do so, regardless of financial need. Each year we provide “Camperships” to approximately 10 percent of our campers to fulfill this promise. You can help by contributing to bring one or more children to camp.

Sponsor a camper today 

Volunteer at Spruce Lake

Spruce Lake depends on volunteers all year long! We’re so thankful for the many individuals and groups who give hours of time at the Retreat Center and at Wilderness Youth Camp to keep the ministry flourishing. We’d love to have you join our Volunteer Team! To find an opportunity to serve at Spruce Lake, contact us today.

Woodcutting Day – October 7, 2023

  •  Help cut and stack our winter supply of firewood!
  • The work day is from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • A hearty breakfast and lunch are provided.
  • If you have your own chainsaw or wood splitter, please bring them.
  • Bring gloves and any other supplies
  • Call us by OCTOBER 4th to volunteer – 570-595-7505.