Pictured Rocks & Paddles

Voyageurs Program

Boys Adventure Sleepaway Camp

A COOL WAY TO SPEND THE SUMMER would sum up the feelings of our Voyageurs. While Voyageurs enjoy our fantastic in-camp activities, these young men can expect to meet new and interesting challenges in their out-of-camp adventures.

Two-Week Voyageurs will be headed to the Pine River in northern Lower Michigan (near Cadillac, MI) for three days/two nights of great canoeing on the fast waters of this river. This great trip will give our two-week Voyageurs a true introduction to canoeing. Staff are specifically chosen to help our voyageurs with the canoeing skills whether this is their first time or they are an experienced canoeist. 

Trip to Pictured Rocks on Lake Superior (4-Weeks)

Four-Week Voyageurs will also be headed to the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore for four days/three nights of hiking along Lake Superior. The unparalleled views from this trail are second-to-none, and this through-hiking trip on the North Country Trail will allow our four-week Voyageurs to gain a true introduction to backpacking.



Length Options

2 Weeks
4 Weeks




Completed Sixth Grade


Overnight / Sleep Away Camp

Trip Destinations

3 Day Canoe Trip on the Pine River and 4 Days on Lake Superior's Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Popular Camp Activities

Canoeing, Through Hiking, Backpacking, Swimming, High Ropes Course, Zip Line, Climbing Wall, Campfires, Smores, Arts & Crafts, Rifle Range

2018 Program Fee

$1,725.00 for 2-week session -

$3,375.00 for 4-week session


4-Week campers should deposit an additional $50.00 for laundry and trip expenses into their camp bank account.

Our four-week Voyageurs will also be able to paddle the fast waters of the Pine River in northern Lower Michigan. Campers learn that success and enjoyment of a trip depends on physical and mental preparation, as well as each Voyageur’s responsibility to the group. New campers see how much the spirit of Hayo-Went-Ha has to offer.

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

2-Week Equipment List

This list is detailed and specific to BOTH Two-week AND Four-Week Voyageur trips.

  • Backpack camping towel - smaller size towel
  • An additional water bottle - available at the camp store
  • Sunglasses - available at the camp store

Extra 4-Week Equipment List

This list is detailed and specific for the FOUR-WEEK Voyageur trip.

  • Hiking boots or good walking shoes - broken in!
  • Hiking backpack with frame and rain cover - please make sure the pack fits your son! A good size would be 4000 - 5000 cubic inches with either internal or external frame and an adjustable hip strap.
  • Pack cover - to protect pack from rain

Provided by Camp

  • Canoes, paddles and lifejackets
  • All trip food
  • Group camping equipment (tents, stoves, fuel etc)
  • Camping Permits

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