The Southern Mennonite Camp Association (SMCA) was incorporated in 1965 with the purpose of providing a place (in the southeast) for Christian education, fellowship, and recreation under the principles of the Statement of Faith which is in accord with the Mennonite faith.  In 1966, the land on which Lakewood Retreat now stands was purchased and development began.  Today, the SMCA consists of men and women who support the unchanged vision for a place of Christian retreat ministry.  Click BROCHURE for more information or APPLICATION if you would like to join the SMCA.