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Johnson Retreat Center   •   Koop Center   •   Selah House   •   Christ Cabin  • Base Camp Cabins   •   Challenge Course

The Johnson Retreat Center

The Johnson Retreat Center is a modern climatized year-round facility. As many as 100 people can be housed in the motel-style rooms. Meals are served cafeteria style with salad bar at 8:00 a.m., noon, and 5:30 p.m. Amenities include:

  • 10 rooms arranged with one queen and two twin beds.
  • 10 rooms arranged with three bunk-bed sets.
  • Each room has a private bath and sleeps a maximum of 4-6 people.
  • Pillows, blankets and bed and bath linens are furnished. Please bring your own towel for swimming.
  • Meeting rooms vary in size, accommodating a maximum
    of 100 people.
  • A wood burning fireplace serves two lounge areas.
  • Beverage Bar--coffee, tea and water are available at all times. Other beverages may be requested.
  • Incoming calls are received in the business office. A phone
    is available for outgoing calls as well as wireless access for checking eMail.

Cards, Dominoes, Board Games
Piano, Table Tennis
Television and DVD

are available in the game/lounge room.

View of the front side

View of the dining hall

View of bedroom

View of bedroom bath

View of a meeting room

View of a meeting room

Koop Memorial Activities Center

Koop Memorial Activities Center. The Koop Center is a carpeted, year-round, formal multi-use facility.
Amenities include:

  • air conditioning and heating
  • stage and sound system
  • CD stereo system
  • Video presentation capabilities
  • wheelchair accessible
  • DVD/PC projector

The Koop Center is adaptable to many uses, such as conferences, lectures, demonstrations and exhibits. The spacious meeting room will seat up to 300 people, depending upon the set up. Two smaller meeting rooms are easily arranged with a floor to ceiling divider.

Food service is not available in this building, however, meals and snacks are served at other locations on the camp grounds. The Koop Center and all buildings on the grounds are designated as nonsmoking.

Koop Memorial Activities Center

M.H. Lehnhardt Selah House

The Selah House is another fully climatized facility that will hold up to 50 in the Finn Meeting Room.

It is possible to also sleep up to a maximum of 36 people in 6 motel style housing rooms.

Each room has a queen size bed, 1 set of bunks and a full size sleeper sofa along with a writing desk and a private bath.

All bed and bath linens are furnished in this facility.

Front view of the Selah House

View of Selah House bedroom

Christ Cabin


Christ Cabin Front View

The Christ Cabin, constructed in 2016 has six sleeping area, four with 6 bunk beds for a capacity of 12 campers each.  The remaining two sleeping areas have 8 bunk beds for a capacity of 16 campers each. This gives the cabin a sleeping capacity of 80 campers.


The Resurrection Meeting area, located under the same roof, can host 60 campers at tables or 100 auditorium style.  This physical location allows for community and convienence for retreat groups and summer campers.


Each sleeping area has an outside entrance and tiled bathroom facilities are accessed through an interior hallway. 


Cabin Sleeping Area


Resurrection Meeting Area


Base Camp Cabins

The Lone Star Base Camp is a year-round facility with twelve air-conditioned and heated cabins.

Each cabin has its own bathroom and each cabin can accommodate up to 12 people.

The beds are bunked. Guests must bring their own pillow, bed and bath linens.

There are numerous indoor and outdoor meeting areas seating groups from   20 to 300 people.

Meals are served in a separate dining facility at the Johnson Retreat Center.

Individual Cabin

Cabin Interior

Lone Star Challenge Course

The Lone Star Challenge Course consists of 40 ground level and above ground elements.

This program builds team communication and cooperation.

All Challenge Course elements must be facilitated by camp personnel.









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Lutheran Outdoors Ministry of Texas
P O Box 457
La Grange, Texas 78945
fax 1-979-968-1658
2016 Camp Lone Star Rd
La Grange, Texas 78945
After Hours 903-357-3036

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