Summer Camps & Retreats for All Ages

Grace Outside, the camp and retreat programs of Michigan Area United Methodist Camping, are helping today’s youth and adults discover the powerful message of  God’s grace through fun, faith and adventure. Summer camp gives today’s youth a break from the plugged-in, fast-paced life at home and immerses them in God’s creation. They learn life skills living in community and a different sort of ABCs – like Archery, Bible Study, Canoeing…

  • Volunteer opportunities, including counselors and clean-up/maintenance, are available, too. Contact Pastor Lindsey or Suzanne Everett for more information about camp and what events we’re participating in as a group.

Grace Outside Destinations include: Lake Michigan Family Campground (Pentwater), Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center (Dowling), Lake Huron Retreat Center (Burtchville).

First UMC Programs

Throughout the year, First UMC Brighton & Whitmore Lake offers its own programming, including Family Camping, a women’s retreat and a men’s retreat.

Summer Youth Camp

Wesley Woods 1700 Clear Lake, Dowling, MI, United States

Children third through 12th grade are invited to register to attend summer camp at Wesley Woods! Parents are encouraged to inquire about volunteering, too (significant... read more

Family Camping-August

Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat 5807 N. Ridge Rd, Pentwater, MI, United States

Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat • Aug. 15-18  (Thursday-Sunday) 231-869-5627, Make your own reservations (mention First UMC-Brighton) Camp sites (water/electric), platform tents, cabins/bunk houses... read more

Women’s Retreat

Lake Huron Retreat Center 8794 Lakeshore Road, Burtchville, United States

Retreats invite us to step away from our normal routine -- to interrupt the daily rhythm of life -- and experience the Holy One through... read more

Family Camping-May

Myers Lake Camping & Cabins 10575 Silver Lake Rd, Byron

Reservations for 2025 Family Camping at Myers Lake Camping & Cabins (Byron, MI) open Oct. 15, 2024. Call Myers Lake Camping & Cabins  -  Cindy &... read more

Grades 9 – 13 | 6/16 – 6/22/24

Camp Beloved is an inclusive community for LGBTQIA+ youth and allies to gather together to celebrate diversity and value God’s creation through a camping experience.  Camp Beloved is a safe place where  youth of all faith background (or none) are welcomed and loved.

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