Posts Tagged ‘Conservation Education’

The Older Campers Survived the Heat

With the camp season, crossing the midway point the programming and activities picked up this week. For our third week of campers, we were joined by our first week of older campers. This week we were home away from home for 76 campers ages 12-15. These campers traveled from all over the state to spend…

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Week Two- The Campers Return

Returning from the holiday break and launching into week two our camp staff returned excited to be back. Camp Director Bass has a relaxing week playing disc golf all over the state and others on staff used the week to recharge and visit friends and family. Week 2 hosted three of our programs for our…

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The Camp Staff Has Been Trained

It is day five of our staff-training week down at Cedar Lake and we are busily preparing for the arrival of our campers.  It has been nearly 10 months since the campers left last season and there is only one more weekend between the camper’s arrival and us. The education team is excited and can…

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Camp Staff Introductions

With just a couple of weeks before the summer camp season starts. We are still looking for a few more staff to help run our program down at Cedar Lake.  We need male counselors and a kitchen assistant. These are NOT volunteer positions, each staff person at camp is paid, with meals and housing provided.  …

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Camp Scholarships Are Still Available!

The first weeks of camp are only a few days away! If you have not already thought about it, it is most definitely time to get your son or daughter registered to attend the Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp. If your son or daughter is new to getting outdoors or has little experience in hunting and…

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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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