Trip/Event Planner


Welcome to Southwind

For more than 60 years, Young Life has set the standard by building state-of-the-art, comfortable, well-designed facilities that reflect God’s glorious creation.  At Southwind, we offer outstanding lodging, amenities and personalized service at competitive and affordable rates for groups of up to 300 guests.  Please contact our office for more information on how me might serve you.


Southwind offers a variety of housing options.  Each of our four dorms accomodates between 48 and 52 guests.  Our four cabins located in the center of camp sleep between 12 and 14 guests each.  Silver Glen, our premium suites lodging, provides accommodations for adults, staff and their families.
Take a look at our all of our lodging.


The Pier, our dining facility, typically serves three meals each day. These meals are preselected by your trip coordinator from our menu. We can also serve brunch and prepare a snack.  We will work with your trip coordinator to serve your group's individual needs.  Our meals are prepared to meet the highest standards of quality. 

Meeting Space

The Marina is the camp's main meeting facility. It has professional-grade sound, lighting and video equipment.  There is ample staging as well as a fully stocked skit closet. Floor seating is typical (approximately 320 people), but chairs can be provided (approximately 200 people).
The lobbies in both Silver Glen and Pelican Landing as well as our Leader's Lounge are perfect for smaller group meetings or break out sessions. These facilities also have multimedia capability.

Need To Know

Area Conditions



When you’re ready to play, we have you covered! Our water recreation area is open year-round and includes two pools, a 250 foot slide, and a splash fountain. Beach volleyball, basketball, foosball, ping pong, pool, and four square add to the fun of beautiful Southwind. You may also enjoy a round of disc golf, swing through the air on the Giant Swing, or play team sports on our large, beautifully kept, grass fields. 
Want to relax? Grab a drink or treat from Charlie's Bait and Tackle or take a walk through Southwind Outfitters and find some fun Southwind gear to remember your trip.
Take a look at all of our activities.

Liqour Policy
Alcohol is not permitted on the premises.

Booking Information


Southwind hosts Young Life and other non-profit groups. For information on availability and pricing, please contact the camp's office. Pricing is based on the number of people in your group, the number of nights you will spend at camp and the type of meals you would like to provide to your group.


Pricing is based on your group's needs varies according to:

  • The number of people in your group
  • The number of nights you will spend at camp
  • Catered and dining room meals.

Booking Contact Info

Young Life Southwind
18115 SE 95th St Rd
Ocklawaha, FL 32179
Phone: 352-288-2500
Fax: 352-288-6232
Contact Us

18115 SE 95th Street Rd
Ocklawaha, FL, 32179

CALL US: (352) 288-2500
FAX: (352) 288-6232

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