Camp Cran-Hill Ranch
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14444 17 Mile Road
Rodney, MI 49342
It is located one hour north of Grand Rapids. Cran-Hill Ranch has a variety of ministries for all ages and is devoted to being a ministry through which God transforms lives into the image of Christ through Youth Camps, Family Camping, Retreats, and Adventure Experiences. Discover 8 unique weeks of summer camp, over 120 RV sites, horseback riding, climbing tower, swimming, and much more!
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3995 Lakeshore Dr. N
Holland, MI 49424
Name: Kevin VanderKlok
Family Camp: Camp Geneva offers a family camp program over Labor Day weekend. All families, including single parent families are welcome to participate in this annual event.
Transportation: is provided to Camp Geneva's day camp programs. Please call for details.
Special Needs: Camp Geneva provides a special needs coordinator to evaluate the appropriateness of the camp experience and assist staff members in making the necessary adaptions to accommodate special needs campers.
Camp Manitou-Lin, YMCA
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1095 Briggs Rd N.
Middleville, MI 49333
Name: Greg Dodd
OVERNIGHT CAMP . Ages 7-12
A week away at camp is a very special time and is remembered forever. Hidden among the awesome adventures of new friendships, outdoor water sports, horses, climbing walls, and campfires are enriching experiences that teach responsibility, confidence, and self-discipline.
DAY CAMP . Ages 6-11
Our Day Camp program is the perfect way to fill your child's summer with nonstop activities like canoeing, swimming, nature hikes, climbing the tower, sports, horses, and adventure. Our caring professional counselors supervise kids from one jam-packed day of fun to another.
HORSE CAMP . Ages 8-15
Horse camp allows campers to not only ride, but learn more about all aspects of horses. Campers learn about tacking, grooming, riding and the responsibilities related to horses. Each day campers will have a chance to try out a traditional camp activity.
TRANSPORTATION: We offer daily bus routes for our Day Camp programs. We also offer transportation for some of our Overnight Camp sessions. Please check out our website for more information
FAMILY CAMPS: Bring the whole family out for a wonderful bonding experience. We offer extended family weekends over Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day weekends.
SPECIAL NEEDS: We offer Day Camp Programs for Individuals with Specials needs throughout the summer. These programs are tailored to create lasting memories and wonderful experiences with a smaller , appropriate ratio.
FINANCIAL AID: We offer financial assistance for individuals based on annual income and number of people in the household. Please visit our website for more information and an application.
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5333 S. Centerline Road PO Box 610
Newaygo, MI 49337
Name: Jalisa Johnson, Program Director
Phone: 231.652.1184 x103
Your home away from home - Camp Newaygo has a long history of traditions built on caring and excellence. Our foundation of providing exceptional programs in a rustic camp setting for girls, women and families dates back to 1926. Through cabin and unit living, resident campers learn to share and live cooperatively as a group. And at the center of it all is our newly renovated Lang Lodge, including new bathrooms with 16 private showers, and an expanded dining room. Being an all-girl's camp, our campers feel free to be themselves, and are celebrated for their personalities. You will never find a more genuine, compassionate, or caring environment for youth and staff. We pride ourselves on inclusion, and are always seeking adventures. If you are looking for the best summer of your life, congratulations, you've found it at Camp Newaygo.
We feature a beautiful wetland trail, a high and low ropes challenge course, basketball and tennis courts, horseback riding, pottery, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking/canoeing, an archery range, a mile-long waterfront, and many other fun and adventurous activities!
Discovery family at Camp Newaygo! Our Mom & Me and Dad & Me Programs offer moms/dads, aunts/uncles, grandmothers/grandfathers or other special female/male adults a memorable opportunity to step away from their hectic life and spend a little quality with your son, daughter, grandchildren, nieces, nephews or other special young person. Have a great time hitting the beach for swimming, boating, sandcastles and fishing, and follow with archery, arts and crafts, bog jumping, hiking, or nature to name a few options. Finish an active day around the campfire singing and roasting s'mores. Spend the night in camp's newly renovated Lang Lodge or in one of our quaint rustic cabins. Don't worry about your meals; we take care of all of that for you.
Be sure to check out our website at www.campnewaygo.org for all the up-to-date information including dates, rates and pictures showing the great time you can have at Camp Newaygo!
Camp Pendalouan, YMCA
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1243 E. Fruitvale Rd.
Montague, MI 49437
Name: Bruce Spoelman, Executive Director
The summer camps at Pendalouan are where imagination and adventure come alive. With over 80 years of creating great summer memories, Camp Pendalouan has the foundation to provide a safe and treasured summer camp experience. Our traditions build friendships that go beyond a canoe ride to Turtle Bay or sharing a bench and watching flickering stars above the campfire. At Pendalouan, we specialize in helping kids make life-long friends.
To get a better sense of who we are, please take a look at our Facebook Page, Website, and Camp Blog. We think they will give you a great idea of what kind of experience you child will have at YMCA Camp Pendalouan.
Circle Pines Center
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8650 Mullen Road
Delton, MI 49046
Name: Tom VanHammen
Circle Pines Center is located about 35 miles southeast Grand Rapids in beautiful Barry County, near the Yankee Springs Recreation Area. Our co-ed residential camp program, open to youth ages 7-17, combines elements of a traditional summer camp (swimming, sports, campfires, hikes, theater, dance, arts and crafts) with cooperative work projects (construction, organic gardening, trail maintenance and cleaning). In addition, educational activities focus on topics like climate change, food politics, social justice, ecosystems and the importance of critical thinking. Our focus on cooperation as an interpersonal strategy and viable economic alternative is embodied in our daily chores, work projects, decision making, camp store and other activities. We also offer several weekend programs for families thoughout the year, such as Maple Syrup Weekends, Apple Cider Weekends, Spanish Immersion Weekends, and the Buttermilk Jamboree music festival.
Circle Pines is committed to supporting sustainable agriculture and the slow food movement. Kitchen staff members work hard to provide delicious and nutritious meals from scratch using primarily local and organic ingredients. We source camp food from over 15 local farm families in Southwest Michigan. Meat dishes are prepared using pasture fed and humanely raised animals. Given advance notice, CPC can accommodate most dietary restrictions and allergies. Vegetarian alternatives are always available.
Pine Ridge Bible Camp
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8415 17 Mile Rd.
Cedar Springs, MI 49319
Pine Ridge Bible Camp consists of two distinct camps, "The Oasis" and "The Ridge," stretching across 100 acres of beautifully wooded trails, open fields, marshes and beach front property on Pine Lake. Campers from ages six to 17 enjoy dozens of great activities as part of this camp's action-packed, innovative programs which are designed to share and model the message of Jesus Christ in a safe and relational atmosphere. We also have special programs for families and physically/mentally challenged campers of all ages.
Spring Hill Camps
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PO Box 100
Evart, MI 49631
SpringHill Camps is a nonprofit inter-denominational Christian camp with more than 40 years of experience reaching and serving children. All of our programs reach kids through a very specific ministry model, the SpringHill Experience. The SpringHill Experience consists of being God-immersed, embracing, innovative, integrating, professional, and community focused. We possess a passionate commitment to reaching the lost and being relevant as we share Jesus' message of grace, hope and love. Currently, we reach kids through overnight camp property in Michigan and Indiana. We also provide SpringHill Day Camps hosted at local churches and schools in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Ohio.
To create life-impacting experiences that enable young people to know and grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ.
Overnight Camp: Grades 1st-12th
At SpringHill we focus on bringing the message of Christ to our youth while offering a cutting-edge ministry. With unique programming, activities and housing, your child is sure to try new things, meet great friends and grow in their relationship with God.
Day Camps: Grades Kindergarten-4th
At SpringHill's Summer Day Camp kids have five full days of SpringHill fun right in their hometown. This is one week out of the summer they will never forget. From the Climbing Wall and Flying Squirrel to Six Square, wild water games and stretching their creativity through cool crafts - they will have more fun than they can imagine while meeting new friends and learning more about Jesus.
At SpringHill, we've made it easy for you to build unity, have fun and experience God as a family! At our family camp you'll spend quality time with each other, have interactive sessions and learn how to strengthen your relationships as a family with Christ at the center.
-Memorial Day Weekend: May 25-28, 2012
-Summer Family Camp: July 13-15, 2012
-Labor Day Weekend: August 31 - September 3, 2012
All young people are made in the imagine and likeness of Christ and deserve to feel complete worth regardless of where they are spiritually, physically, emotionally, or socio-economically. Our value of embracing all kids is something that constantly shows Christ's love throughout their experience at SpringHill.
We understand the economy is uncertain. With discounts, friends for $50, scholarships and payment plans - we want to come alongside your family to help your kids experience camp this summer.
Retreats and Events:
SpringHill not only offers weeks of summer camp, but also short weekend retreats with that same SpringHill Experience condensed for groups and families.
Rent us! Have you ever considered bringing your Girl Scout troop or sports team to camp? Let us design an amazing retreat for you that will create a memorable experience for everyone. We have had several groups, churches and schools come to camp over the last few months that have had an amazing time!
YMCA Camp Pinewood
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4230 Obenauf Rd.
Twin Lake, MI 49457
Camp Pinewood is a YMCA camp located in northeastern Muskegon County. Since 1925 Camp Pinewood has served the children of Michigan through summer, youth group, school, and retreat programs. Our summer programming provides a wonderfully diverse setting for children to develop relationships with their peers from across the world. Camp Pinewood provides both one and two weeks sessions for campers ages 5-17. We teach dozens of outdoor classes utilizing our beautiful 200 acre property and 45 acre lake.
Transportation from Grand Rapids may be available upon request. We never turn away campers for a lack of funding - please see our Financial Aid application on our website!