Summer Day Camp Jobs

Do you have a passion for introducing youth to the natural world around them? Do you know someone who does? If so, the Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth camp is the place to work this summer. We are currently hiring staff for our Day Camp program. Our camp program is looking to create an awesome team of adults looking…

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Day Camp Registration is Open

The Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth camp will be returning for the summer of 2021. We are excited to be able to open the Cedar Lake Outdoor Center and fill the property with the laughter and happiness of campers once again. We have decided the safest way to run our program for this summer, is to operate…

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New Roof on the Lodge

Even though we were unable to have campers down to Cedar Lake this summer. We are still working on improvements to the facility throughout the summer and fall. Last week in partnership with Moore and Sons Roofing along with Owens Corning, we were able to replace the roof on the lodge building. The lodge is…

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Bringing Camp Home

For the last seven summer seasons, I have written the blog for this week with a view of Cedar Lake down at the Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp. Today I am watching my dog “Cedar” try to figure out how to eat an ice cube from my “home office”. Typically this week kicks off the summer…

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Hiring Season

Do you have a passion for introducing youth to the natural world around them?  Do you know someone who does? If so, the Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth camp is the place to work this summer. Our camp program is looking to create an awesome team of 24 young adults that will create an amazing program for…

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MUCC Policy Board Visits Camp

On Saturday, December 8th, Michigan United Conservation Clubs met for their quarterly policy board meeting at Chelsea Rod and Gun Club. The policy board is a time for all members of MUCC and the public to come together to set participate in the resolution and policy-making process of the organization.  These meetings are also a…

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Chrysler Volunteers at Camp

Even though the campers have been gone from Cedar Lake for a few months now, the facility is still being used and is continuously being improved.  Last week on Friday the 12th the facility committee and myself were joined by a group of volunteers from Chrysler’s Chelsea Proving Grounds.  We have been fortunate enough to…

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Week 2 Conservation, Forestry and Fishing

Returning from the holiday break and launching into week two our camp staff returned excited to be back and at full strength. Week 2 hosted three of our programs for our 9-11 age group. We had 40 campers in Conservation Connection, 20 campers in Fishing and 8 campers in Fantastic Forests. With the warm weather…

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