Posts Tagged ‘Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp’

The Final Week

Where did the summer go? Just like that after 40 days of controlled chaos, Cedar Lake is once again still.  Soon the animals will return to the camp property. With no campers, camp becomes just another part of the forest. With the final week of campers in the books, this is going to be another…

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Week 4- Riley Week and Conservation Connection at Camp

Week four of the camp is always an exciting time for our campers and staff. Traditionally this week has the newest faces joining us at Cedar Lake. Have you ever been excited about a new experience, but were a little unsure of what to expect?  For many campers this week, the answer to this question…

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Turkey-Time at Camp

If you would have asked me to teach 60 kids about turkey hunting three years ago, I am sure I would have given you a very funny look. My first big game hunt was a turkey hunt in spring of 2017. You could say it was love at first hunt because to this day turkey…

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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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MOOD Youth Camp charity shoot is right around the corner

On August 9, Michigan United Conservation Clubs is hosting its 2019 Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp Charity Shoot at Multi-Lakes Conservation Association. The funds raised from this event will go towards the Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp in Chelsea, MI. Since 1946, the MOOD Youth Camp has instilled values of conservation and natural resources stewardship in more…

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The Campers Have Arrived

Week one of the Cedar Lake season is in the books and it arrived with a bang. We had thunderstorms during the early part of the week that added to the excitement of camp.  With 55 overnight campers and 11 day campers joining us, we kicked off the year in high gear. Our day camp…

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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 Registration is Now Open

It’s early February and Michigan is having some wild winter weather.  For some people like myself, that is good news.  However, many other people cannot wait until summer is here and it is time to start complaining about how hot it is. For those of you who are dreaming about summer, we have an announcement…

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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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