Luther Springs is a Christian camp and conference center that offers summer camp for all ages, year-round programming and event space for conferences and retreats. Located in Hawthorne, FL there is plenty to explore on our 350+ acre property. For over 30 years we have provided space where all people can come experience Christ, community and nature in a new way!


Our beautiful site allows guest to reconnect with Jesus and nature. We are a ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, rooted in the Christian faith, we welcome all to share in the experience of our community. Built to become closer to God, we see your time here as a chance to refresh before going back into the world to make a difference.



We welcome all who seek God’s love and grace in an outdoor ministry setting. We welcome all as God welcomes all, regardless of race or culture, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, family status, socio-economic circumstances, physical or mental abilities or citizenship.     Our unity is in Christ.


Mission: The Ministries of NovusWay provide experience for all people in God’s creation that inspire faith, build relationships, and transform lives.

Vision: Trusting in God’s promises, lives are transformed to love and serve as part of inclusive communities.

Values: Inclusion, Renewal, Stewardship, Hospitality, Formation, Discipleship



Summer Camps – Every June and July we offer on-site resident camp for 1st -12th graders which includes Lutheran confirmation camp; Additionally we offer an outdoor adventure program for those in 6th -12th grade that combines the fun of on-site resident camp and on and off-site adventures such as whitewater rafting, ropes courses, rock climbing and much more.

Year-Round Programming – The rest of the year we offer a variety of staff led youth and adult programs for you to enjoy. From men’s and women’s retreats, youth weekends and family camps there are several opportunities for you, your friends or your church group to enjoy an all-inclusive time at camp.

Hosted Ministry (Conference Center)- We would love to host your next event, working conference, or retreat at Luther Springs. Our staff can help you create a custom retreat that is right for you. Our services can include any combination of the following offerings: space rental, lodging, food service, group initiatives or team-building activities.