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YOUTH CAMPS

SUMMER 2022

2022 Day Camps

Junior Camp​

Ages 6-10  |  Monday, June 27 - Friday, July 1

Youth Camp

Ages 10-15  |  Tuesday, July 5 - Saturday, July 9

Schedule

8:00 - Pick-up at First Baptist Church in Calumet

(Address: 26031 Depot St. Calumet, MI 49913)

9:00 - Arrive at Gitche Gumee

9:15 - Game Time in Tabernacle

9:45 - Crafts and Ropes Course

10:00 - Snack Time in Dining Hall

10:15 - Large Group Meeting in Tabernacle

11:15 - Activity Time

12:00 - Lunch

12:40 - Small Groups

1:00 - Activity Time

1:45 - Small Group Free Time

3:30 - Devotions in Tabernacle

4:00 - Load up bus to return First Baptist Church in Calumet

4:30 - Arrive at First Baptist Church Calumet

Day camps will run from 9-4 with pick-up and drop off at First Baptist Church of Calumet Address: 26031 Depot St. Calumet, MI 49913). Out-of-state campers may inquire about family lodging on campus (additional cost). Please call the camp office at 906-337-0527.

$110 per camper

Sign up by May 25th for a t-shirt! (Additional $12)

Scholarships are available and can be applied for during the online registration process.

Great Activities

Outdoor Excursions
  • Fun trips to Lake Superior on Gitche Gumee's own beach

  • Hiking at some of the Keweenaw Peninsula's best venues  

Daily Games
  • Our goal is to provide age appropriate games and activities that engage team work and friendly competition. 

Tournaments​
  • From ping-pong to volleyball, our tournaments always draw a crowd.  The competition is fun, and our winners are always awarded free ice cream from our very own Canteen!

Trained Leadership

Counselors
  • Our counselors go through an extensive screening process, formal background check, and attend mandatory pre-camp training in order to best serve every camper.

Supervisors
  • ​Our supervisors have been trained formally in the Word of God and come with at least one year of Christian camping experience.  

Directors
  • Each director at Gitche Gumee Bible Camp comes with a minimum of 10 years of Christian camping leadership experience.  With formal Bible training and a passion for youth, our leadership is primed to provide your camper a week to remember!

What to Bring* (daily!):

Comfortable shoes

Extra set of clothing 

Towel and bathing suit

Sunscreen

Insect Repellant

Camera

Bible

Notebook and pen

What Not To Bring:

Skateboards, scooters, rollerblades, magazines, fireworks, non-prescription medication, portable media players, food, or any objects displaying messages not conforming to standards of Gitche Gumee Bible Camp. ​

Spending Money:

Suggested spending money during camp is $20-$40. This could be used at the Canteen Snack Shack, Camp Bookstore, crafts, or the one-time optional offering. Money will be held at the camp office for safe-keeping, and the amount given will be credited to a Camper Bank account and can be used at any of our locations. Any remaining funds will be refunded at the end of the week. .**

Lost and Found:

Mark all belongings with camper's name.  Lost and found items will be discarded after two weeks if not requested.  Requested items will be mailed or be made available for pick-up. 

*Gitche Gumee Bible Camp is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or damaged items while attending camp. 

**Funds secured using the Camper Bank are protected from risk of loss and theft.  Gitche Gumee Bible Camp is not responsible for lost or stolen funds if you choose not to take advantage of the Camper Bank.