Upcoming Camp Events

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Lake Huron Retreat Center

Title
Cost
Grades
Dates
Event ID
Title
Cost
Single Occupancy: $135 Double Occupancy: $110
Grades
Adults
Dates
04/13/2020-04/14/2020
Event ID
LH20SPSR
Everyone needs time to recharge.  This retreat experience, offered quarterly, is designed for guests to use the time however needed.  Spend time in scripture reading and prayer.  Bring your journal and experience quiet contemplation.  Rest and renew your spirit by taking a walk on the beach or sitting by the fireplace.  Enjoy community fellowship during meal times.  Your time is your own!
Dietary needs can be easily accommodated by contacting the Center Office in advance (810-327-6272).
Arrive anytime after 10:00 am.  Departure is by 4:00 pm.
Title
Cost
$330
Grades
Adults
Dates
06/23/2020-06/27/2020
Event ID
LH20GT2

Adults with mental and/or physical challenges enjoy crafts, outdoor recreation, swimming, music, drama, and Bible study. Interested campers should contact Site Director Ann Emerson at 810-327-6272 to determine availability at the camp.

Title
Cost
$330
Grades
Adults
Dates
07/14/2020-07/18/2020
Event ID
LH20GT1

Adults with mental and/or physical challenges enjoy crafts, outdoor recreation, swimming, music, drama, and Bible study. Interested campers should contact Site Director Ann Emerson at 810-327-6272 to determine availability at the camp.

Title
Cost
Commuter: $80Single Occupancy: $245Double Occupancy: $205Triple Occupancy: $172
Grades
Adults
Dates
08/04/2020-08/06/2020
Event ID
LH20LSI

A retreat for seniors to come to the lakeshore for Bible study, music, campfires, outdoor recreation, and relaxation along the waterfront.

Title
Cost
Single Occupancy: $135 Double Occupancy: $110
Grades
Adults
Dates
08/10/2020-08/11/2020
Event ID
LH20SUSR
Everyone needs time to recharge.  This retreat experience, offered quarterly, is designed for guests to use the time however needed.  Spend time in scripture reading and prayer.  Bring your journal and experience quiet contemplation.  Rest and renew your spirit by taking a walk on the beach or sitting by the fireplace.  Enjoy community fellowship during meal times.  Your time is your own!
Dietary needs can be easily accommodated by contacting the Center Office in advance (810-327-6272).
Arrive anytime after 10:00 am.  Departure is by 4:00 pm.
Title
Cost
Commuter: $65 Single Occupancy: $156 Double Occupancy: $131 Triple Occupancy: $120
Grades
Adults
Dates
09/11/2020-09/12/2020
Event ID
LH20JNC

An overnight retreat for all adults who love music! Arrive Friday evening and jump right into rehearsals and fellowship. Rehearsals continue throughout 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. This is open to individuals, as well as choral groups from local churches.

Title
Cost
Single Occupancy: $135 Double Occupancy: $110
Grades
Adults
Dates
10/05/2020-10/06/2020
Event ID
LH20FSR
Everyone needs time to recharge.  This retreat experience, offered quarterly, is designed for guests to use the time however needed.  Spend time in scripture reading and prayer.  Bring your journal and experience quiet contemplation.  Rest and renew your spirit by taking a walk on the beach or sitting by the fireplace.  Enjoy community fellowship during meal times.  Your time is your own!
Dietary needs can be easily accommodated by contacting the Center Office in advance (810-327-6272).
Arrive anytime after 10:00 am.  Departure is by 4:00 pm.

Lake Michigan

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Cost
Grades
Dates
Event ID
Title
Cost
Grades
Dates
05/01/2020-10/15/2020
Event ID

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 & cabins: Available by reservation

  • Our campground is open to the public and offers a positive Christian camping experience for individuals, families, groups and churches.
  • 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.
  • Bikes and kayaks available to registered campers.
  • Calendar of Events
  • Map

Individual and Group Reservations:  Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat Office, 231-869-5627 or lakemichigancampdirector@umcamping.org.

 

Title
Cost
$125
Grades
Adults, Ages 18-29
Dates
05/22/2020-05/25/2020
Event ID
LM20PMCT

An extended weekend kayak trip designed for college-aged young adults (18 – 29). Meet at Camp on Friday evening and depart for a long weekend on the Pere Marquette River. Meals and campsites are included. Return to camp on Monday.

Dean: Rev. Dan Duncan

Check in: 6:00 pm Check out: 2:00 pm

Title
Cost
Campground reservation required, plus $20 per person activity fee (includes tie-dye shirt)
Grades
All ages
Dates
05/27/2020-05/29/2020
Event ID
LM20HSC

Enjoy a week of camping develop friendships with home school families from across Michigan and Indiana. Guest speakers will challenge our students. Campers will have time to explore the ecosystems at Lake Michigan Camp, and participate in crafts, gaming, archery, escape room, soccer, and volleyball. RV and tent sites, bunkhouses, and cabins are available. Contact Lake Michigan Camp and Retreat Center at 231-869-5627 to register. Campground reservation required and per person activity fee (includes tie-dye shirt).

Title
Cost
$100
Grades
Age 13+
Dates
06/21/2020-06/27/2020
Event ID
LM20CSC1

Be part of the team at Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat. Community Service Campers contribute to the camp’s mission serving alongside camp staff helping in the kitchen, assisting with maintenance or hospitality for two hours in the morning and two hours in the evening each day. The rest of the day campers are a part of the age-appropriate youth camp program and enjoy all the favorite camp activities. Limited number of positions. By application only (via online UltraCamp registration). Successful applicants will be notified within 14 days of application and will receive a letter after camp verifying their community service hours. Check in: 3:00 pm Check out: 10:00 am

Title
Cost
Through 4/15/20: $419 4/16/20 and on: $440
Grades
2 - 6
Dates
06/21/2020-06/27/2020
Event ID
LM20FFA

Come spend a week listening to what God has to say about your gifts and talents. Choose workshops such as arts and crafts, creative writing, drama, dance, card making, outdoor cooking, sewing, sports, woodworking, and more! Plus lots of fun camp activities including swimming, kayaking, and star gazing on Lake Michigan (cost includes $20 craft fee).

Horse Option: For an additional fee ($125) add the Horseback Riding option during this camp. Grades 3 and up (max 12 horseback campers per week) enjoy trail rides during the week. Campers must wear long pants (boots are recommended) and have signed liability forms.

Deans: Diane Earles, Nancy Lubovich, and Kylee Werner

Check in: 3:00 pm Check out: 10:00 am

Title
Cost
Through 4/15/20: $399 4/16/20 and on: $420
Grades
6 - 8
Dates
06/21/2020-06/27/2020
Event ID
LM20MSA

High energy outdoor activities, archery, canoes, and more! Experience the awe and wonder of the forest and waves as you learn survival skills and cook over the fire. Sleep in a tent, hammock in the woods or under the stars on the beach.
Horse Option: For an additional fee ($125) add the Horseback Riding option during this camp (max 12 horseback campers per week) enjoy trail rides during the week. Campers must wear long pants (boots are recommended) and have signed liability forms.

Dean: Connor Jackson

Check in: 2:00 pm Check out: 10:00 am

Title
Cost
Through 4/15/20: $449 4/16/20 and on: $470
Grades
6 - 8
Dates
07/05/2020-07/11/2020
Event ID
LM20TWBA

A beginner backpacking trip in the Manistee National Forest. Campers learn basic backpacking skills while hiking the North Country Trail Manistee River Loop. One day spent canoeing or kayaking the Pine River. Campers sleep in sleep each night along the trail in tents or a hammock.  List of items needed will be provided by Dean.

Deans: Tom Jackson and Connor Jackson

Check in: 2:00 pm Check out: 11:00 am

Title
Cost
$100
Grades
Age 13+
Dates
07/12/2020-07/18/2020
Event ID
LM20CSC2

Be part of the team at Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat. Community Service Campers contribute to the camp’s mission serving alongside camp staff helping in the kitchen, assisting with maintenance or hospitality for two hours in the morning and two hours in the evening each day. The rest of the day campers are a part of the age-appropriate youth camp program and enjoy all the favorite camp activities. Limited number of positions. By application only (via online UltraCamp registration). Successful applicants will be notified within 14 days of application and will receive a letter after camp verifying their community service hours. Check in: 3:00 pm Check out: 10:00 am

Title
Cost
Through 4/15/20: $399 4/16/20 and on: $420
Grades
9 - 13
Dates
07/12/2020-07/18/2020
Event ID
LM20EXHS

You’re in store for an action-packed week full of high-energy games, days on the beach, and deep, challenging Bible studies.

Horse Option: For an additional fee ($125) add the Horseback Riding option during this camp (max 12 horseback campers per week) and enjoy trail rides during the week. Campers must wear long pants (boots are recommended) and have signed liability forms.

Dean: Joel Hamstra

Check in: 2:00 pm Check out: 10:00 am

Title
Cost
Through 4/15/20: $399 4/16/20 and on: $420
Grades
4 - 7
Dates
07/12/2020-07/18/2020
Event ID
LM20WA

Long before there was GPS, there was the art and skill of using a map and compass. While sleeping in tents or under the stars, campers will be surrounded by the wilderness of Lake Michigan Camp. Youth will master the compass, learn to orient maps and explore other outdoor adventures including archery, kayak and beach activities. Daily devotions will connect youth with the masterpiece of God’s creations. Dive deep into daily devotions and discover how orienteering can help achieve your ultimate goal.

Horse Option: For an additional fee ($125) add the Horseback Riding option during this camp (max 12 horseback campers per week) and enjoy trail rides during the week. Campers must wear long pants (boots are recommended) and have signed liability forms.

Leaders: Gary Liu and Tim Shangle

Check in: 3:00 pm Check out: 10:00 am

Title
Cost
$100
Grades
Age 13+
Dates
07/19/2020-07/25/2020
Event ID
LM20CSC3

Be part of the team at Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat. Community Service Campers contribute to the camp’s mission serving alongside camp staff helping in the kitchen, assisting with maintenance or hospitality for two hours in the morning and two hours in the evening each day. The rest of the day campers are a part of the age-appropriate youth camp program and enjoy all the favorite camp activities. Limited number of positions. By application only (via online UltraCamp registration). Successful applicants will be notified within 14 days of application and will receive a letter after camp verifying their community service hours. Check in: 3:00 pm Check out: 10:00 am

Title
Cost
Full Week:Through 4/15/20: $3994/16/20 and on: $420
Grades
1 - 5
Dates
07/19/2020-07/25/2020
Event ID
LM20EDC

Unsure if your child is ready for sleep away camp? Your youth attends Elementary Faith Builder and participates in all activities from breakfast to fire bowl. After fire bowl, your camper returns to their family camping in the North campground for the night (separate camping fees and reservation required, call 231-869-5627). Day Camp allows parents time alone while introducing children to the joy of youth camps.

Sailing Option: For an additional fee ($125) add the Sailing Lessons option during this week. Learn to sail each afternoon on beautiful Lake Pentwater. Sailors must be 10 years old or older and able to swim, and have signed liability form (max. 12 sailing campers per week).

Deans: June Villegas and Becky Shafer

Check in: 2:00 pm Check out: 10:00 am

Title
Cost
Mini Camp: $199
Grades
1 - 5
Dates
07/19/2020-07/22/2020
Event ID
LM20EDCMIN

A half week option running concurrently with Elementary Day Camp. All the same fun but for a shorter duration. Perfect for our first time campers of any age!

Deans: June Villegas and Becky Shafer

Check in: 2:00 pm Check out: 10:00 am

Title
Cost
Through 4/15/20: $399 4/16/20 and on: $420
Grades
1 - 5
Dates
07/19/2020-07/25/2020
Event ID
LM20EFB

Explore the Bible through stories and song. Make unique crafts, explore the dunes and swim on the beach of Lake Michigan while learning fun games, making new friends, and building your faith in God.

Horse Option: For an additional fee ($125) add the Horseback Riding option during this camp. Grades 3 and up (max 12 horseback campers per week) enjoy trail rides during the week. Campers must wear long pants (boots are recommended) and have signed liability forms.

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Sailing Option: For an additional fee ($125) add the Sailing Lessons option during this week. Learn to sail each afternoon on beautiful Lake Pentwater. Sailors must be 10 years old or older and able to swim, and have signed liability form (max. 12 sailing campers per week).

Deans: June Villegas and Becky Shafer

Check in: 2:00 pm Check out: 10:00 am

Title
Cost
$199
Grades
1 - 5
Dates
07/19/2020-07/22/2020
Event ID
LM20EFBM

A half week option running concurrently with Elementary Faith Builders. All the same fun but for a shorter duration. Perfect for our first time campers of any age!

Explore the Bible through stories and song. Make unique crafts, explore the dunes and swim on the beach of Lake Michigan while learning fun games, making new friends, and building your faith in God.

Deans: June Villegas and Becky Shafer

Check in: 2:00 pm Check out: 10:00 am

Title
Cost
Through 4/15/20: $399 4/16/20 and on: $420
Grades
6 - 9
Dates
07/19/2020-07/25/2020
Event ID
LM20LNL

Are you a night owl? Does staying up late and sleeping in sound like your speed? Then Lake Night at the Lake is for you! Enjoy the sunsets on Lake Michigan, star gazing, beach bonfires, glow games, late night movies and evening devotions during this special week.

For an additional fee ($125) add the Sailing Lessons option during this week. Learn to sail each afternoon on beautiful Lake Pentwater. Sailors must be 10 years old or older and able to swim, and have signed liability form (max. 12 sailing campers per week).

Dean: Tom Jackson

Check in: 3:00 pm Check out: 10:00 am

Title
Cost
Through 4/15/20: $449 4/16/20 and on: $470
Grades
9 - 13
Dates
07/19/2020-07/25/2020
Event ID
LM20PRAK

Your summer adventure includes kayaking, hiking, biking and camping to a stunningly beautiful part of our great state: the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore of Lake Superior in the Upper Peninsula. You will explore spectacular cliffs, arches, sea caves by water, as well as beaches, forests, and miles of trails by land.

Deans: Rev. Chris Lane and Rev. Dan Duncan

Check in: 1 pm Check out: 10 am

Lakeview Camp

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Cost
Grades
Dates
Event ID
Title
Cost
Variable based on amenities and facilities used.
Grades
Dates
05/01/2020-10/15/2020
Event ID

Camping Season:  May 1 to October 15

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

Our peaceful 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 six cabins available.

Seasonal sites available!

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

Reservations:
Office: 989-352-6896  lakeviewfamilycampdirector@umcamping.org

 

Wesley Woods

Title
Cost
Grades
Dates
Event ID
Title
Cost
Through 4/15/20: $399 4/16/20 and on: $420
Grades
9 - 13
Dates
06/14/2020-06/20/2020
Event ID
WW20HSC

We can’t wait for the best week of summer 2020! Come find your place to belong, be accepted and be loved. We will run around, try crazy things, meet new people, share stories, and learn about something bigger than ourselves. Come join the fun, we want YOU there!

Deans: Kelsey Werner, Bill Gehman, Carmen Wittkopp

Check in: 3 pm Check out: 10 am

Title
Cost
Through 4/15/20: $399 4/16/20 and on: $420
Grades
7 - 9
Dates
06/21/2020-06/27/2020
Event ID
WW20LIVE

Jesus proclaimed the coming of God’s kingdom to be on earth, as it is in heaven. There is no better place to put this into practice then at camp! We’ll explore what means to be citizens of God’s kingdom, the power and responsibility that comes with it, and we may even slay a dragon along the way. Activities include swimming in the pool, gaga ball, kayaking and more.
Check in: 3 pm Check out: 10 am

Title
Cost
Through 4/15/20: $399 4/16/20 and on: $420
Grades
7 - 13
Dates
06/28/2020-07/03/2020
Event ID
WW20MIS

Serve in local communities during the day, praise God and have fun in the evenings! Join us for this mission-minded camp, and serve others this week. Check in: 3 pm Check out:10 am

Title
Cost
Through 4/15/20: $419 4/16/20 and on: $440
Grades
6 - 13
Dates
07/05/2020-07/11/2020
Event ID
WW20RIV

Learn the basics of canoeing. You will travel and take day trips on rivers around southwest Michigan. Spend the night at host churches along your route.

Dean: Tom Davenport
Check in: 3 pm Check out: 10 am

Title
Cost
Through 4/15/20: $399 4/16/20 and on: $420
Grades
4 - 6
Dates
07/12/2020-07/18/2020
Event ID
WW20GLOW

Brr, come with us as we “travel” to the coldest reaches of the North on our Arctic Exploration. We’ll encounter penguins, polar bears, and some other interesting characters, as we learn about how Jesus’ love is COOL!

Deans: Erin Charnley, Alyshia Garrett, Jon Sherwood

Check in: 3 pm Check out: 10 am

Title
Cost
$199
Grades
1 - 3
Dates
07/12/2020-07/15/2020
Event ID
WW20GLM1

Brr, come with us as we “travel” to the coldest reaches of the North on our Arctic Exploration. We’ll encounter penguins, polar bears, and some other interesting characters, as we learn about how Jesus’ love is COOL!

Deans: Erin Charnley, Alyshia Garrett, Jon Sherwood

Check in: 3 pm Check out: 10 am

Title
Cost
$199
Grades
1 - 3
Dates
07/15/2020-07/18/2020
Event ID
WW20GLM2

Brr, come with us as we travel to the coldest reaches of the North on our Arctic Exploration. We’ll encounter penguins, polar bears, and some other interesting characters, as we learn about how Jesus’ love is COOL!

Deans: Erin Charnley, Alyshia Garrett, Jon Sherwood

Check in: 3 pm Check out: 10 am

Title
Cost
Through 4/15/20: $399 4/16/20 and on: $420
Grades
2 - 6
Dates
07/19/2020-07/25/2020
Event ID
WW20IGN

Come join us as we put on the full armor of God! We will go on a medieval journey as we use the belt of truth, the breastplate of righteousness, the shield of faith, the helmet of salvation and the sword of the word to learn about the love of Jesus Christ to help us defeat the enemy!!

Deans: Ryan and Kim Whitney

Check in: 3 pm Check out: 10 am

Title
Cost
$199
Grades
K-2
Dates
07/19/2020-07/22/2020
Event ID
WW20IGM1

Come join us as we put on the full armor of God! We will go on a medieval journey as we use the belt of truth, the breastplate of righteousness, the shield of faith, the helmet of salvation and the sword of the word to learn about the love of Jesus Christ to help us defeat the enemy!!

Deans: Ryan and Kim Whitney

Check in: 3 pm Check out: 10 am

Title
Cost
$199
Grades
K-2
Dates
07/22/2020-07/25/2020
Event ID
WW20IGM2

Come join us as we put on the full armor of God!! We will go on a medieval journey as we use the belt of truth, the breastplate of righteousness, the shield of faith, the helmet of salvation and the sword of the word to learn about the love of Jesus Christ to help us defeat the enemy!

Deans: Ryan and Kim Whitney

Check in: 3 pm Check out: 10 am

Title
Cost
Through 4/15/20: $399 4/16/20 and on: $420
Grades
4 - 8
Dates
07/26/2020-08/01/2020
Event ID
WW20UNS

Are you ready for an Unstoppable week? Prepare for catching up with old friends and meeting new ones, crazy awesome games, screaming and jumping around and so much more. We will learn about how Jesus’s love for us and how we share that with others. Come join us for all the fun!

Deans: Kelsey Werner, Sarah Martin

Check in: 3 pm Check out: 10 am

Title
Cost
$199
Grades
1 - 3
Dates
07/26/2020-07/29/2020
Event ID
WW20UNM1

Are you ready for an Unstoppable week? Prepare for catching up with old friends and meeting new ones, crazy awesome games, screaming and jumping around and so much more. We will learn about how Jesus’s love for us and how we share that with others. Come join us for all the fun!

Deans: Kelsey Werner, Sarah Martin

Check in: 3 pm Check out: 10 am

Title
Cost
$199
Grades
1 - 3
Dates
07/29/2020-08/01/2020
Event ID
WW20UNM2

Are you ready for an Unstoppable week? Prepare for catching up with old friends and meeting new ones, crazy awesome games, screaming and jumping around and so much more. We will learn about how Jesus’s love for us and how we share that with others. Come join us for all the fun!

Deans: Kelsey Werner, Sarah Martin

Check in: 3 pm Check out: 10 am

Title
Cost
$120 per adult $50 per child
Grades
Family
Dates
08/21/2020-08/23/2020
Event ID
WW20FC

Come share in awesome camp activities and make memories as a family before school starts back up. Great for parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, to introduce your special family members to church camp! When registering click on small group reservation.  You will have to add people to your account if they are not already included.  If you have questions please contact the Camp Registrar at 989-227-1989.

Check in: 3 pm Check out: 10 am