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2019 dates

How to Register:

To register, click on the registration link at the top of the Kid’s Camp page.

Packing List:

Click HERE for a  list of what and what not to pack!

Drop-off/Pick-up:

Registration is on Sunday from 4:00pm-5:00pm. Please arrive at Camp and head to the dining hall to register your camper. If you are unable to check your camper in during registration time, you may check them in during office hours Monday beginning at 9:00am. For directions use this address:  6475 Wilkins Road Hastings, MI 49058.

Closing day check-out is Friday from 2:15-3:00pm in the chapel.  Photo I.D. required at time of pick-up.  Campers will be released following our 2:30pm Closing Ceremony (about 30 min) in the chapel.

Mini-Camp check-out is Tuesday from 1:45-2:30pm in the Campground Pavilion.  Campers will be released following our 2:00pm short closing ceremony (about 20 min).

Mid-Week Pick-Up/Drop-Off: To ensure the security of our campers, all pick-up or drop-off during the week must be done during the office hours of 9am-6pm Monday – Friday. Campers must be signed in or out of the Main Office in the presence of a Camp Michawana staff member. Photo I.D. required at time of pick-up. Please call ahead to make arrangements.

FAQs:

Click HERE for a list of frequently asked questions regarding medication, food allergies, camper mail, spending money, etc.

Cancellation Policy:

  • A deposit of $50 is required when registering
  • If cancellation is made at least two weeks in advance, deposit is non-refundable but transferable (within calendar year)
  • Cancellations within two weeks of camp start date will result in forfeiture of the $50 deposit
  • No-shows for a scheduled camp will result in forfeiture of the full camp fee

Available Discounts:

Only one discount may be applied to each registration.

  • Early Bird Discount - Pay in full before April 1 and receive $30 off registration fee. (excludes mini camp and Team Timothy)
  • Sibling Discount - for families sending more than one child to camp, they will receive $30 off each registration fee. Discount does not apply  (but counts towards the family total) to Team Timothy or Mini Camp. All siblings must live in the same household and registrations must be submitted at the same time.

Scholarships & Financial Assistance:

We want to provide a Camp Michawana experience for all kids, regardless of financial circumstances or uncertainty. Scholarships are made possible by the generous gifts of individuals and organizations. The funds are limited, so each request is reviewed individually and is up to the discretion of the Executive Director.  Scholarship requests must be made at least two weeks before your child(s) camp start date.

Scholarship Request Form


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Summer Camp Goals and Objectives

Our mission at Camp Michawana is to plant the Word of God into lives so that each camper will know Christ as their Savior and become unashamed in their faith, living purposely for the Lord.

We desire:

  1. To send each camper home to face life with a new or renewed commitment in their relationship with Jesus Christ.
  2. To send each camper home with the desire and ability to grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ.
  3. To send each camper home with memories of wholesome, meaningful, and joyful experience.
  4. That each camper will experience new knowledge, habits, and skills that will enhance their self-image.
  5. To send each camper home knowing that all human life is sacred because it is created in the image of God. The child will learn that people are to be valued as people created in the image of God.

The Camp Experience Defined:

The Michawana experience intentionally combines faith and fun by providing tangible, physical parallels to our spiritual journeys in a place where young people not only hear, but also see and experience Jesus. Campers live in small, welcoming lodges where they are able to “start with a clean slate” and have healthy interaction with peers and develop personal, loving friendships with our staff. We constantly seek feedback to be sure that our programs and facilities continue to be innovative, creative, exciting, relevant and in alignment with our goals. We also ensure that our staff is thoroughly trained to be mission-driven and mission-effective in order to exceed expectations.

This experience stems from the foundational truth that this work is about how God, through Jesus, changes lives. Because of this, we love kids without pretense or judgment.

 

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