Middle School Camps

Faith Challenge

Grades 6-9

Kayaking on the Lake

7/16 – 7/22 $399

Adventure – kayak the waves, sleep under the stars, explore the dunes, escape to the lake

Worship Time – Designed to be relevant to them.  Energized in the morning; heart felt in the evening.

Small Group – A chance for real conversation and real fun in the woods

Unstructured Time – times to connect and be oneself without an over-scheduled non-stop day

Sample Schedule

7:00 Wake Up

Laser Tag!

7:30 KP reports to Dining Hall
8:00 Breakfast
8:45 Morning worship
9:15 Small Group time
10:30 Interest Groups – Fun camp activites
11:30 KP reports to Dining Hall
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Horizontal hour
2:00-4:00 Beach time
after 4:00 small group fun time
5:00 KP Reports to Dining Hall
5:30 Dinner
6:15 Family Time
7:00 Evening Activity
9:00 Fire Bowl
Lights out


  • 5807 Ridge Rd
    Pentwater, MI 49449

    Reservations: Lynn Hayes, 231-480-1795

    Director: Ryan Culby

  • 231-715-8787
  • Directions


Thank you for helping spread the hospitality and love of Christ through UM Camping. Donations received Nov. 28-Dec. 5 will be matched (up to $30k) thanks to generous sponsors.
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Generous donors will match gifts during Giving Tuesday week (Nov. 28 – Dec. 5) up to $30,000. Will you donate $10, $20 or more to help us share the love of Jesus Christ through camp? Will you become a leadership giver, with the gift of $1,000 or more?
Here's How:
• Text “UMCAMPING” to 41444.
• Go online to www.umcamping.org
• Mail a check to Michigan Area United Methodist Camping, PO BOX 120007, Grand Rapids, MI 49528.
Nearly 2,000 children, youth and adults experienced the love of God through your United Methodist summer camps in 2017. Add in thousands more who felt the hospitality of Jesus Christ at our campgrounds and retreat ministry sites.
Thank you for being part of that witness and trusting your Michigan Area United Methodist camps for that life-changing experience.

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