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Blue Lotus Center strives to make the outdoors accessible for everyone.

Our Mission

Blue Lotus Center assists people of any age with profound life challenges by offering accessible outdoor recreational and therapeutic opportunities in a caring, accepting, and inspiring 64-acre day-camp setting.

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Our Vision

To inspire, stimulate and invigorate the human spirit through a connection with the natural environment. 

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Meet the Team


Coming Soon

Executive Director

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Lisa Starke

Associate Director

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Cathy Jakicic

Special Events Coordinator

Dianne Rinn

Board of Trustees

 Fred Bliffert

President + Founder, Blue Lotus Center 

Bliffert Lumber & Fuel Co., retired

 Susan Bliffert

Vice President + Founder, Blue Lotus Center

Owner, Reflections in Health

Roger Dickson


Operations Officer,
School District of New Berlin, retired

Quentin Averhart


Operations Manager,
National Express Transit

Patricia Fabian


Housing Action Coalition of Waukesha County

David Lemke


Owner, KingsHead Hair Salon

Rebecca Sohm


Special Ed Teacher,
West Bend School District

David Slinde


Community Development

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We're a 64-acre nature retreat in West Bend, Wis.,
that strives to make nature accessible for everyone.

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