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Jonathan Creek

Location Details

On the Shore of Kentucky Lake

Situated on 100 beautiful acres on the shore of Kentucky Lake, Jonathan Creek is one of the premier conference center destinations in the Midwest. Guests will enjoy stunning sunsets, quiet shoreline walks, kayak adventures, and southern hospitality. Jonathan Creek boasts a wide range of high-energy and premium activities — from zip lines and bazooka ball, to kayaking and tubing, and so much more.

Conveniently located close to Murray and Paducah, Kentucky, and within driving distance of Nashville, Jackson, and Memphis, TN, Jonathan Creek can host up to 850 people for any retreat or event. Whether your group is coming for camp, booking just for the day, or planning a multi-day retreat, you’ll find just what you’re looking for with our engaging activities, varied accommodations, and diverse meeting spaces.

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Something Extra Special

Laser Tag

Whether your students are playing at camp, you want to have your group out for an afternoon, or you want to include laser tag in your next retreat. Enjoy a unique laser tag experience in an air conditioned environment.

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Lodging

High-Energy & Premium Options

Activities

Bazooka Ball

Bazooka Ball

Bazooka Ball is a run-and-shoot-em game for all ages! Two teams begin on opposite ends of a field covered in barriers and obstacles and try to capture the other team’s flag all while avoiding being shot by dense foam balls launched from air cannons.

Team Building

Team Building

Let our trained staff facilitate your team building session! With games such as Minefield, Helium Stick, Magic Shoes, Atom Transfer, and Tape Jousting. Your group will be challenged and stretched as they learn critical truths through fun and games.

Zip Lines

Zip Lines

Crossings Camps offer some of the best Zip Lines in all of Kentucky! Zip through the tree tops as you fly up to 30 miles per hour 40 feet above the ground as our staff sees you safely to the end of the line. A thrilling experience you are sure to remember!

Sports Fields

Sports Fields

There will be no shortage of sports activities for our guests on property. Soccer, Smashball, Baseball, Ultimate Frisbee, Frisbee Golf, Volleyball, Basketball and more are offered in our excellent fields and courts.

Gaga Ball

Gaga Ball

Gaga ball is super-charged dodgeball on the ground played in an octagon arena. Challenge your friends and be the last man or woman standing.

Swimming Pool

Swimming Pool

Located at Jonathan Creek and Cedar Crest, our swimming pool offers our guests the perfect venue to soak up the sun, enjoy the cool clear water, or take in a game of water basketball. Restrooms and changing rooms are conveniently located poolside.

Kayaks

Kayaks

For those looking for a gentler pace, Jonathan Creek’s kayaking on Kentucky Lake allows guests to take in the serene surroundings as they paddle the lake’s shores.

Aerial Adventure Park

Aerial Adventure Park

Hook into our special belay system and embark on a climbing challenge that is safe for all ages. Scale the nets and poles, jump from obstacle to obstacle, and even leap from the platform for a thrill you will never forget!

Laser Tag

Laser Tag

Jonathan Creek hosts a brand new arena that features ten-on-ten action, booming arena-quality sound, and state-of-the-art laser tag equipment. This POI is sure to keep the heart pounding and the competition fierce. This is the perfect indoor activity for the summer and winter.

Spaces For Every Group Size

Conference & Meeting Spaces

Customize your retreat

Your Retreat Your Way

So, what exactly can we customize? Everything! From arrival time, to the number of meals and meal times, to meeting rooms, activities, and more — just let us know your goals and what you want, and we’ll take care of the rest. We even have sample schedules to help you plan and structure your retreat. Let us take the stress out of your next getaway so you can focus on leading your group closer to God and closer to each other. Book your custom retreat today.

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Jonathan Creek FAQs

Got Questions?

All students and adults that attend camp must complete an online Crossings Medical Release Form. In order to complete the Medical Release Form, they simply need to visit our website, gocrossings.org, and click on the Participant Account link and then create a Participant Account. Once registered for the event, the participant can fill out and sign the Medical Release Form online.

Certificate of Liability

Each rental group must submit a Certificate of Liability from their insurance provider naming Crossings Ministries as the Certificate Holder. This form is required before groups arrive on the camp property. *Please Note: Crossings only needs to be listed as a Certificate Holder and NOT as Additional Insured.

What activities are available?

We have many high-energy activities that are sure to make for a fun weekend retreat. Some of our staff-run activities include Bazooka Ball, Zip Lines, Climbing Tower, Team Building, and Waterfront. In addition, we have recreation fields and volleyball and basketball courts available for use at no charge.

How much does a meeting space cost?

We provide one complementary meeting space for every group that comes onto the property. We do not guarantee a specific meeting space, but will guarantee a space that best serves your group based on size and technical needs.

What are your rates based on?

Our rates are based on the number of nights, number of meals, type of lodging, number of guests per room, and the use of linens.

Where is the nearest hospital or urgent care facility?

The nearest facility is 45 minutes north in Paducah, KY.

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Let us help you plan

Whether you’re ready to register for an existing event like summer camp or you’re looking for just the right venue to hold your group retreat, Crossings has you covered. We’re committed to making the process easy so you can focus on preparing your group for an experience they’ll never forget. Let’s get started!