Sand Dunes & Paddles

Boys Adventure Sleepaway Camp

A GREAT TIME is the statement we hear over and over again from our Pathfinders. This group expands their knowledge and enjoyment of group living while tackling greater challenges in camp craft. Staff concentrate on developing camper's personal growth and comfort in outdoor living.

As mental and physical challenges become greater, so must personal awareness and our staff seeks to instill the qualities necessary to become better young men.

Although in-camp activities still comprise most of the stay, a three day/two night Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes base camp/hiking expedition gives these campers the thrill of climbing a 450-foot sand dune.

Four Week Pathfinders also participate on a Canoe Trip

Four-week Pathfinders enjoy a two day canoeing trip on the Manistee River as an exciting addition to their camp stay. A special Pathfinder Division Night and extra opportunities in our phenomenal camp program areas give Pathfinders the "best summer ever!"



Length Options

2 Weeks
4 Weeks




Completed Fifth Grade


Overnight / Sleep Away Camp

Trip Destinations

2 Night Camping at Sleeping Bear Dunes and 2 Day Canoe Trip on the Manistee River

Popular Camp Activities

Canoeing, Sand Dune Climbs, Swimming, High Ropes Course, Zip Line, Climbing Wall, Campfires, Smores, Arts & Crafts, Rifle Range

2018 Program Fee

$1,725.00 for a 2-week session.  $3,375.00 for 4-week session.


4-Week campers should deposit an additional $15.00 for laundry into their camp bank account.

2018 Program Dates

Session 1A: Saturday, June 16 - Friday, June 29

Session 1B: Saturday, June 30 - Friday, July 13

Session 2A: Sunday, July 15 - Saturday, July 28

Session 2B: Sunday, July 29 - Saturday, August 11

Session 1: Saturday, June 16 - Friday, July 13 (4-week session)

Session 2: Sunday, July 15 - Saturday, August 11 (4-week session)

Trip Equipment

Pathfinders will also need to bring:

  • canoeing sandals or old tennis shoes (4 week program)
  • a duffle bag for overnight items (both 2 and 4 week programs)

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