Posts Tagged ‘Michigan OutofDoors Youth Camp’

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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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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Huntin Time Expo

If you need a chance to get out of the house this weekend but are not ready to quite brave the bitter temperatures outside, come join the MUCC outreach team in Grand Rapids. Magazine Editor Nick Green, Camp Director Max Bass, Co-ops Coordinator Morgan Warda and I will be at the Huntin’ Time Expo. 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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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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Closing the Gate for the Season

The gate at camp is closed for the winter.  We have completed all of our programming and wrapped up pretty much all of the facility work we will be doing in 2018.  It was another successful season and I would like to take a minute to say thank you to all of the people who…

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Taking the Leap into the Outdoors

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 would be a resounding, “YES! Week four of camp is always an exciting time for our campers and staff. Traditionally this week has the newest faces joining…

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Week Three- The Older Campers Arrive

With the camp season, crossing the midway point the programming and activities really picked up this week.  For our third week of campers, an older age group joined us.  This week we were home away from home for 68 campers ages 12-15.  These campers traveled from all over the state and some even came from…

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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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