Summer Camp

Make new friends at youth summer camps for elementary through high school. You’ll love our fun, creative outdoor activities while growing closer to God through high energy worship, exciting programs and living in community.

Experience the beauty of 300 acres of woods overlooking the lake in the southwest corner of Michigan. Campers are welcomed and cared for by trained and compassionate staff. Enjoy the newly refurbished
swimming pool with slide, bath house, and chapel, as well as kayaks, canoes, and paddle boards. Campfires, scenic views and worship help every day become more sacred as campers grow closer to God in Jesus Christ.

Summer at Wesley Woods is … 

  • Exploring the sights, sounds and beauty of nature!
  • Trying new activities and making new friendships!
  • Discovering a how much God loves you and how to share that love!
  • Close to home, but nestled in the woods away from distractions!

WoW Camps!

WoW Camp is a great way to recreate and renew. Amazing counselors help campers explore all the exciting activities camp has to offer. Each day includes options for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, archery, hiking, arts, skits, crazy games, and campfires as well as amazing worship, lots of laughter, new friends and so much more. Leadership provided by Wesley Woods Summer Staff. Offered for Elementary students grades 4-6 and middle school students grades 7-9.

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Elementary Camps

These camps are focused on the young camper who wants to learn, play and grow. Our deans and counselors are dedicated to creating a fun atmosphere where your child is safe, loved and growing closer to God. Mini Camps are offered for younger campers to stay over three nights instead of six.

Glow Camp, Camp Ignite & Unstoppable Camp 

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Youth Camps

Teens have so many opportunities for a fun summer at Wesley Woods. It’s a great age to try new things, make friends and expand their understanding of God, nature and personal faith.

High School Unbreakable, River Camp, Middle School Uncontainable

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Family Camp

Moms, dads, grandparents, kids and grand-kids and more will enjoy a special weekend with their families introducing them to church camp.

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Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center has welcomed children, youth, families and adults to grow in faith and go out serve in strength for over 60 years. With 300 acres of beautiful woods and facilities, Wesley Woods is located in Dowling MI. We’re centrally located in southwest Michigan just 20 minutes from Hastings and Battle Creek off Highway 37, and one hour southwest of Lansing.


  • 1700 Clear Lake
    Dowling, MI 49050

    Nicole Holton, Site Director
    Office: 269-721-8291

    Summer Camp Registrar: 989-534-6587

  • 269-721-8291
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Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center

WoW Camps, "Un" Camps (Unbreakable, UnContainable & Unstoppable), plus Glow, Ignite, Family and River Camps have several things in common, but the most important is that campers come away with the rock solid knowledge that God loves them and they reflect that love to themselves and others.
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