Posts Tagged ‘Conservation Education’

Fishing with Project FISH

With a few sunny days last week and a short break from OTG Jr. field trips, I decided to sneak away from the cubicle farm at headquarters and join a former MUCC Education staffer to help take two groups of 5th graders fishing.  Mark Stephens who ran Michigan Out-of-Doors youth camp back in the ’90s…

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Need a Job? Camp is Hiring Counselors and a Lifeguard

Michigan Out-of-Doors Camp season is only five weeks away. Five weeks may seem like a long time but the preparations for the season are in full swing and camp is coming fast. We have had several workdays to get the facility up and running and our major repairs are well on their way to being…

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Camp Clean Up Had a Great Turn Out!

Spring is finally here and last weekend we put out the call for volunteers to help with our annual spring camp clean up. We held this annual event on May 3rd and had a great turn out. This event brings volunteers and staff down to Cedar Lake to get the property cleaned up and ready…

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MUCC attends Arbor Day Festivites

On April 26th, we celebrated Arbor Day. If you are unfamiliar, Arbor day is a day that people all over the globe stop and plant trees to help benefit the environment. This year Huron Pines AmeriCorps Member Autumn and I joined the Michigan Arbor Day Alliance (MADA) for their Arbor Day Celebration at Potter Park…

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Riley Wilderness Youth Camp Opportunities for Scholarships

As March begins, it is most definitely time to start thinking about getting your son or daughter registered to attend the Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp. Registration has been open for about a month now. If your son or daughter is new to getting outdoors or has little experience in hunting and conservation, we have the…

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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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A Thank You to the Abrams Foundation

For the sixth year in a row, the Abrams Foundation has once again stepped up in support of the Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp. The MOOD Youth Camp has greatly benefited from the partnership with the Abrams Foundation board. Over the six-year, span more than $105,000 has gone to improve the Cedar Lake facility and enhance…

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TRACKS for Their Stocking

Christmas is right around the corner, and if you are like many Americans, you still have to make a few purchases to fill stockings and place gifts under the tree. The average American is going to spend over $1,000 dollars on holiday gifts this year. Here at MUCC, we have a much more cost-effective method…

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A visit with Anchor Bay Fishing Club

In my blogs and magazine columns, I often try to encourage people to connect with youth and help engage them in hunting and fishing activities. Recently, I spent some time with a dad who believes in that message.  Shawn Elliott is not only getting his two sons active in fishing, but he has also started…

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Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp Welcomes a New Director

Hi there! My name is Max Bass (Yup! Just like the fish) and I am the newest part of the MUCC team! I have started this week as the new Camp Director/ Environmental Educator and I am super excited to be joining MUCC and on top of that be in the great state of Michigan!…

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