Upcoming Camp Events

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Albright Park

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Variable based on amenities and facilities used.
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05/01/2018-10/15/2018
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Albright Park’s facilities are available for rent or lease to your group. We welcome people of all abilities and have a great layout for accessible programming. Churches, community groups, schools, businesses and family reunions are welcome. No church affiliation is required. Explore our facilities and beautiful property along the Hersey River in Reed City.  https://umcamping.org/camps/albright-park/facilities/

Camp Kinawind

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Cost
Grades
Dates
Event ID
Title
Cost
$441
Grades
3-12
Dates
07/22/2018-07/28/2018
Event ID
CK18VPC

Harry Potter fans unite at Bugwayji/Manitou  Camp for Mysticism and Invocation – where campers play quidditch, care for magical creatures, and discover the wonders of a friendly forest. Avoid a Mauling Maple as you soar over treetops. Delve into divine eternal mysteries found in ancient sacred scrolls revealing how the power of friendship, caring, and devotion united by the love of God can dispel fear and help us cope with the uncertainties of growing up.

Dean: Rev Eric Stone.

Check-in, 3 pm ; check-out, 10 am

Title
Cost
$449
Grades
9-12
Dates
07/22/2018-07/28/2018
Event ID
CK18GAK

Join us on a kayaking, hiking and biking adventure to Lake Superior’s picturesque Grand Island. You explore spectacular sea cliffs, arches, sea caves by water, as well as beaches, forests, and miles of trails by land.

Deans: Rev. Dan Duncan and Rev. Chris Lane.

Check-in, 3 pm; check-out, 10 am

Title
Cost
$420
Grades
7-12
Dates
07/29/2018-08/04/2018
Event ID
CK18OWL

For those who really enjoy the night. Share time with new friends while star gazing, cooking out, hiking in the moon light, singing by the campfire, sharing stories, studying God’s word, and traveling off site for some late night bowling and, weather permitting, a trip to the nearby Dark Sky Park.

Deans: Rev Doug McMunn and Laurie DelaGarza.

Check-in, 3 pm; check-out, 10 am

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Cost
$441
Grades
3-6
Dates
07/29/2018-08/04/2018
Event ID
CK18SPL

A wonderful week of wacky water wonders at camp, plus a half-day trip to near by Avalanche Bay, Michigan’s largest indoor water park. It’s a tsunami of fun.

Check-in, 4 pm ; check-out, 10 am

Title
Cost
$439
Grades
6-9
Dates
08/05/2018-08/11/2018
Event ID
CK18SMI

A unique opportunity to enjoy 3 nights at Kinawind and 3 nights exploring the wilderness of an island. Campers set up a base camp on South Manitou and explore the dunes, a ship wreck, old farm areas, and the lighthouse.

Dean: Weatherly VerHelst.

Check-in, 3 pm; check-out 10 am

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Cost
$208
Grades
K-4
Dates
08/05/2018-08/08/2018
Event ID
CK18MIN

An excellent chance for our youngest campers to discover the fun of camp.

Dean: Becky Frank

Check-in, 3 pm; check-out, 10 am

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Cost
$399
Grades
9-12
Dates
08/05/2018-08/11/2018
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CK18COOK

Do you like to cook? Would you like to learn more? Expand your cooking skills both in the kitchen and outdoors. Campers will cook and enjoy some delicious camp foods and treats.

Title
Cost
$560
Grades
3-6
Dates
08/05/2018-08/11/2018
Event ID
CK18EHC2

A fun introduction to the terminology, safety and joy of riding. Professional instructors at a nearby stable make your morning a fun learning experience. Your afternoons and evenings are filled with traditional activities back at camp. Minimum age for this event is 8.
Dean: Becky Frank
Check-in, 3 pm; check-out, 10 am

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Cost
$288
Grades
ages 18-30
Dates
08/12/2018-08/16/2018
Event ID
CK18YAK

 

Oh No! The summer is almost over. Time for one last adventure before returning to school or work. Join friends (new and old) to listen for the “still small voice” in the majesty of God’s creation at the Pictured Rocks.

Dean: Kim Schaub

 

Title
Cost
$515
Grades
adult women over 18
Dates
08/12/2018-08/21/2018
Event ID
CK18KCT

This trip challenges you not only physically, but mentally as you dig deep into your inner strength and stamina in the midst of God’s beautiful creation of pink granite bluffs, quiet wilderness, ancient woods and deep waters. We paddle and carry our food, gear, and canoe on the portage trails. It is physically demanding, but not beyond the ability of the active woman who is ready for a wilderness adventure. Killarney Provincial Park is in Canada, so a passport is needed. Space limited to 5.  For more information contact Paula at 517.546.3942 or revtimm2011@att.net.

Dean: Rev Paula Timm.

Title
Cost
Free will offering
Grades
Adults
Dates
08/13/2018-08/18/2018
Event ID
CK18MPG

A getaway for pastors and other ministry professionals to prepare for the fall and beyond. Take time to refocus; walk the labyrinth or the trails, swim, paddle, read, meditate, network with colleagues and refresh yourself. This is your time to balance planning and rejuvenation without the typical weekly distractions. Bring whatever resources you need; we’ll provide space, meals and a beautiful natural setting to refresh your soul and mind.

Dean: Rev Eric Stone.

Title
Cost
free will offering
Grades
Adult 19 and over
Dates
08/13/2018-08/18/2018
Event ID
CK18WAG

A getaway for adults who want to take time to write or work on their art. This is a great opportunity to relax, hike, paddle, and focus your creativity. Bring the supplies you’ll need; we’ll provide the space, meals, and beautiful setting. Come for one night or all five.

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Cost
$325
Grades
Older Adult
Dates
08/19/2018-08/25/2018
Event ID
CK18KPR

Designed for the older adult and appropriate for beginners. You camp in a National Forest campground and take kayak day trips as the weather permits. Call Camp Kinawind Director Sherry Stone at 734-355-7485 for more information.

Check-in 3 pm; checkout 10 am

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Cost
$69 adults; $59 age 17 and under
Grades
Families/individuals
Dates
09/01/2018-09/03/2018
Event ID
CK18MAC

Families and adults are welcome to this weekend of fun, worship, adventure, fellowship and the Michigan Labor Day  tradition of walking The Might Mac. Included are 7 meals, lodging, and the bus ride to St. Ignace and back to camp. Relax or stay very busy – your choice.

Dean: Rev. George Covintree. Cost – $59 youth, $69 adults, under 3 free.

For more information, contact Camp Kinawind Director Sherry Stone at 734-355-7485.

Crystal Springs

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$399
Grades
4-8
Dates
07/22/2018-07/28/2018
Event ID
CS18SPLT

SPLAT, you’re it! Come experience our AWESOME God at Crystal Springs! Lots of friends, singing, playing, and learning more about God. Gaga ball, carpetball, swimming, and laser tag. Don’t miss Olympic Night and Yuck Games! Tag your friends, join us for a week like no other, and get ready to SPLAT!

Dean: Jeff VanLue  jtvanlue@netzero.net

Check-in: 3 pm; check-out 10 am

Title
Cost
$174
Grades
1-3
Dates
07/22/2018-07/24/2018
Event ID
CS18SPL1

SPLAT, you’re it! come experience our AWESOME God at Crystal Springs! Lots of friends, singing, playing, and learning more about God. Gaga ball, carpetball, swimming, and laser tag. Don’t miss Olympic Night and Yuck Games! Tag your friends, join us for a week like no other, and get ready to SPLAT!

Dean: Cheryl Rumery, milllake@frontier.com

Check-in: 3 pm; check-out 4:00 pm

Title
Cost
$75 per person
Grades
7-13
Dates
12/31/2018-01/01/2019
Event ID
CS19NYE

Start off the New Year with a retreat to Crystal Springs! We’ll spend twenty-four hours together in the middle of the winter talking about God being God in all seasons while having a blast with winter activities like flashlight hikes, snow tubing, and staing cozy with warm beverages. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to connect with friends and God in a new way!

Check-in: 10 am; checkout: 10 am

Dean: Amy Simonson, a.l.simonson821@gmail.com

Judson Collins Center

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Title
Cost
$399
Grades
3-5
Dates
07/22/2018-07/27/2018
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JC18WWT

At the beach, in the water, or in canoes: experience a wet week packed with water games and wet activities every day. Soak your body and soul while learning and growing in faith.

Each day is packed with exciting activities. Some of the group options include home-in-the-woods, hiking, homemade pizza and other cookouts, polar bear swim, canoe to the state park, water carnival, initiative games, crafts, and farm class.

Title
Cost
$399
Grades
6-8
Dates
07/22/2018-07/27/2018
Event ID
JC18WWE

At the beach, in the water, or in canoes: experience a wet week packed with water games and wet activities every day. Soak your body and soul while learning and growing in faith.

Group options  include home-in-the-woods, sleep out under the stars, night hike, more advanced cookouts, water carnival, canoe to Round Lake, climbing wall and challenge course, and crafts.

 

Title
Cost
$399
Grades
3-5
Dates
07/22/2018-07/27/2018
Event ID
JC17YCDT2

This camp allows you to enjoy the things that you just don’t normally do. On top of normal camp activities, you’ll have crazy moments like slinging mud, getting slimed, eating ice cream for breakfast, and more!

Each day is packed with exciting activities designed for you. Some of the group activities include home-in-the-woods, hiking, homemade pizza and other cookouts, polar bear swim, canoe to the state park, water carnival, games, crafts, and farm class.

Title
Cost
$199
Grades
1-4
Dates
07/22/2018-07/24/2018
Event ID
JC18PIO2

Pioneers are full of energy as they learn about God, and all of the fun to be found at camp. In an introductory camp experience, young campers spend three days and two nights trying out a variety of camp experiences, including nature activities, cookouts, swimming, canoeing, games, crafts, and a farm visit.

Check-in, 3 pm; Check-0ut, 3 pm

Title
Cost
$399
Grades
3-5
Dates
07/22/2018-07/27/2018
Event ID
JC18FCT1

While living at the Judson Collins farm, you can hold a baby chick, brush out the donkeys, learn to plant, grow, and harvest vegetables, jump in the hay, and more as you experience life as a farmer for a week. Head over to the ranch and go for an hour’s trail ride (offsite trip.)

Check-in 3 pm/Check-out 3 pm.

Title
Cost
$399
Grades
6-8
Dates
07/22/2018-07/27/2018
Event ID
JC18FCE

While living at the Judson Collins farm, you can hold a baby chick, brush out the donkeys, learn to plant, grow, and harvest vegetables, jump in the hay, and more as you experience life as a farmer for a week. Head over to the ranch and go for an hour’s trail ride (offsite trip.)

Title
Cost
$399
Grades
6-8
Dates
07/22/2018-07/27/2018
Event ID
JC18YCDE2

This camp allows you to enjoy the things that you just don’t normally do. On top of normal camp activities, you’ll have crazy moments like slinging mud, getting slimed, eating ice cream for breakfast, and more! Road Trip Edition adds day trips throughout the week.

Group options include home-in-the-woods, sleep out under the stars, night hiking, more advanced cookouts, water carnival, canoe to Round Lake, climbing wall and challenge course, and crafts.

Check-in, 3 pm; check-out, 3 pm

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Cost
$260
Grades
6-12
Dates
07/29/2018-08/03/2018
Event ID

Open to all races and cultures, the program provides a Christ-centered, fun-filled, overnight camping experience. Campers engage in a series of thought-provoking, age-appropriate physical, mental and spiritual activities in an outdoor/camping environment. Promoting growth in Christian fundamentals and participation in the urban community, opportunities for spiritual formation and fellowship abound as you enjoy activities such as golf, cheerleading, basketball and volleyball – and outdoor camping activities including canoeing, ropes course, cookouts, swimming and hiking. Come experience a camping experience you will never forget! Sponsored by the United Methodist Urban Youth Alliance.

To register and for more information: email Audrey Mangum, amangumsav@gmail.com 

Title
Cost
$55 per person
Grades
K-4 with Adult
Dates
08/05/2018-08/07/2018
Event ID
JC18GC2

Experience camp with your grandchild and energize your relationship with God. Create memories as you learn new songs, worship, play games, study the Bible, make crafts, swim, and laugh. Counselors guide you and your grandchild in specific activities throughout this three-day/two-night event. Price is per person.

Title
Cost
$55 per person
Grades
K-1 and Adult
Dates
08/05/2018-08/07/2018
Event ID
JC18TB2

Bring your favorite stuffed animal and join us for a first-time camping experience. Each child is accompanied by an adult. Program staff guides you through a fun-filled program that lets you choose your camping experiences.  Enjoy activities such as: swimming, crafts, Bible Study, and more. Price is per person.

Lake Huron Retreat Center

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Dates
Event ID
Title
Cost
Single, $240; Double, $200; Triple, $168; Commuter, $75
Grades
Adult
Dates
07/31/2018-08/02/2018
Event ID
LH18LIN

This retreat experience is designed for men and women ages 65 and older.  Step away from the busyness of everyday life and come to the lakeshore for fellowship, rest and worship.  Bible study music, campfires, outdoor recreation and time for relaxing along the waterfront are all activities built into this mid-week event.  Meals are designed with the senior adult in mind and a nurse is available during the event to assist guests in any way necessary. Pastor David Freeland and Miss Kathleen Bard return as Deans and will share their love for the lord and their gifts of music. Raymond and Susan Buggs will entertain and delight you around the campfire with their music and comedy! Guests stay in Littleton and Ragland Lodges.    Single:  $240; Double:  $200; Triple:  $168; Commuter:  $75

Check-in 1 pm; checkout 11 am

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Cost
Single, $151; Double, $126; Triple $115; Commuter, $60
Grades
Adult
Dates
09/07/2018-09/08/2018
Event ID
LH18ACR

 

This overnight retreat is for all adults who love music.  Arrive Friday evening and jump right into rehearsals and fellowship.  Rehearsals continue through Saturday, with a break in the afternoon for enjoying the local sights in the Blue Water area.  The weekend concludes with a special concert in Poole Chapel for the local community.  Retreat fees include a full set of sheet music that covers the liturgical year for each participant.  Single:  $151; Double $126; Triple: $115;  Commuter: $60

Check-in 3 pm; check-out, 4 pm

Lake Michigan

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05/01/2018-10/01/2018
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Beautiful, wooded sites just on the other side of the dune from Lake Michigan.

Season: May 1 – Oct 15.  please call for post-season sites without hook ups

Max RV size: 35ft, Most sites are for RVs under 30ft

Platform canvas tents: available by reservation

What makes the campground special?

  • Beautiful, wooded sites just on the other side of the dune from Lake Michigan.
  • Our campground’s primary focus is family / group / church camping.  Reservations are strongly encouraged, though walk-ins are possible, especially weekdays.
  • Pavilion with kitchen facilities attached is available for group use.
  • Large gathering area with seating for campfires and worship services
  • Restrooms and shower facilities convenient to campsites.

Reservations: email campgroundregistrations@umcamping.org or call 517-212-5395

Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat Office: 231-869-5627

 

Title
Cost
$399
Grades
4-6
Dates
07/22/2018-07/28/2018
Event ID
LM18EFB2

Join us for an exciting, activity-packed week of faith-centered fun on the shores of Lake Michigan. Enjoy making new friends, daily swim time at the beach, gaga ball, a sunset campfire on the dunes, morning worship, and nightly fire bowl. All of these, in addition to daily, high-energy recreation and team-building games, combine with Bible study to help you build and grow your faith.

Check-in: 2-4 pm; check-out 10 am

Dean: Tom Jackson, lmc.elem.dean@gmail.com

Lakeview Camp

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Title
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Variable based on amenities and facilities used.
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05/01/2018-09/30/2018
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Camping Season:  May 1 to mid-October. Now taking reservations for 2018.

Everyone is welcome at Lakeview Family Camp. We are a secluded campground, on a beautiful inland lake in Montcalm County, an easy drive from Grand Rapids, Mt. Pleasant and Big Rapids, Michigan.

Our peaceful, alcohol-free campground welcomes families and friends to renew, refocus and reconnect in Christian fellowship surrounded by natural beauty.

We offer family and group grassy camping sites for RVs, trailers and tents with electric, water and more (including some 50 amp sites). We have also three cabins available.

Activities are offered most weekends, with extra special fun planned near holidays.

Reservations: campgroundregistrations@umcamping.org or call 517-212-5395

 

Myers Lake

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Grades
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Event ID
Title
Cost
Variable based on chosen amenities and dates.
Grades
Adult and Family
Dates
05/01/2018-10/15/2018
Event ID
ML-CAMPING

Beautiful, serene and fun RV, tent and cabin camping experiences for adults and families, organized church and not-for-profit groups. Nestled in the park-like setting along Myers Lake, you’ll find it easy to relax, fish, swim, boat, and play with friends or family.

You just can’t beat Myers Lake Campground for great family recreation and relaxation. Family fun is our goal, and with an emphasis on great Christian service, we strive to make your visit with us the best it can be.

Our alcohol-free environment provides a safe and clean resort for your family to experience fun in the sun. Family includes your furry friends. Pets are always welcome when accompanied by a responsible owner who tends to their pet’s needs. Settle in to one of our campsites, and get out there and take part in our camp activities!  Enjoy worship by the lake every Sunday morning.  www.myerslake.org

Individual and group sites available by reservation (some walk-ins may be available depending on dates). Cabins for 4 to 8 people available by reservation.

To make reservations: email info@myerslake.come or call 810-266-4511.

Wesley Woods

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Cost
Grades
Dates
Event ID
Title
Cost
$199
Grades
1-3
Dates
07/18/2018-07/21/2018
Event ID
WW18ACT6

Hear ye, hear ye! Welcome lords and ladies to ye old camp! Don your armor as we battle dragons, and learn about God, the King of Kings!

 

Deans: Jon Sherwood, Erin Charnley, Alyshia Garrett, act456@wesleywoodscamp.com

Check-in: 3 pm; check-out 10 am

Title
Cost
399
Grades
2-6
Dates
07/22/2018-07/28/2018
Event ID
WW18ACT1

USA! USA! USA!
Come celebrate the United States of America. Explore the regions of the country (North, South, East Coast, Midwest and West Coast) as you learn what makes them unique and special. Although our country has a lot differences, we can all come together through Christ and spread the word of God’s love. Let’s take a virtual journey from the Pacific to the Atlantic to see why we say God Bless America!

Deans: Ryan and Kim Whitney, act123@wesleywoodscamp.com

Check-in: 3 pm; check-out 10 a

Title
Cost
$199
Grades
K-2
Dates
07/22/2018-07/25/2018
Event ID
WW18ACT2

 USA! USA! USA!

Come celebrate the United States of America. Explore the regions of the country (North, South, East Coast, Midwest and West Coast) as you learn what makes them unique and special. Although our country has a lot differences, we can all come together through Christ and spread the word of God’s love. Let’s take a virtual journey from the Pacific to the Atlantic to see why we say God Bless America!

Deans: Ryan and Kim Whitney, act123@wesleywoodscamp.com

Check-in: 3 pm; check-out, 10 am

Title
Cost
$199
Grades
K-2
Dates
07/25/2018-07/28/2018
Event ID
WW18ACT3

USA! USA! USA!

Come celebrate the United States of America. Explore the regions of the country (North, South, East Coast, Midwest and West Coast) as you learn what makes them unique and special. Although our country has a lot differences, we can all come together through Christ and spread the word of God’s love. Let’s take a virtual journey from the Pacific to the Atlantic to see why we say God Bless America!

Deans:  Ryan and Kim Whitney, act123@wesleywoodscamp.com

Check-in: 3 pm; check-out 10 am

Title
Cost
$399
Grades
4-7
Dates
07/29/2018-08/04/2018
Event ID
WW18ACT7

Ever wondered what it takes to be a superhero? Come spend a week in hero training. We will play crazy games, jump around, shout with joy, and make friends! Get ready to learn all about God’s love for you and discover the superhero God has created you to be. You are the hero the world is waiting for. Grab your friends and sign up today!

Dean: Kelsey Werner, act789@wesleywoodscamp.com

Check-in: 3 pm; check-out 10 am

Title
Cost
$199
Grades
1-4
Dates
07/29/2018-08/01/2018
Event ID
WW18ACT8

Ever wondered what it takes to be a superhero? Come spend a week in hero training. We will play crazy games, jump around, shout with joy, and make friends! Get ready to learn all about God’s love for you and discover the superhero God has created you to be. You are the hero the world is waiting for. Grab your friends and sign up today!

Dean: Kelsey Werner, act789@wesleywoodscamp.com

Check-in: 3 pm; check-out 10 am

Title
Cost
$199
Grades
1-4
Dates
08/01/2018-08/04/2018
Event ID
WW18ACT9

 

Ever wondered what it takes to be a superhero? Come spend a week in hero training. We will play crazy games, jump around, shout with joy, and make friends! Get ready to learn all about God’s love for you and discover the superhero God has created you to be. You are the hero the world is waiting for. Grab your friends and sign up today!

Dean: Kelsey Werner, act789@wesleywoodscamp.com

Check-in: 3 pm; check-out 10 am

Title
Cost
$165 for one grandparent and one child; 2nd child $35
Grades
Child 5-13 with Adult
Dates
08/10/2018-08/13/2018
Event ID
WW18GRA

This camp provides an opportunity for grandparents to bring one or more of their precious grandchildren (ages 5-13) to share songs, games, Bible stories, and more. Spend a weekend enjoying the many activities at camp, celebrate Christmas in August together, and create memories that will last.