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Three great gifts of Christian camping

Camping at Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat

The Rev. David Berkey, Executive Director of Michigan Area United Methodist Camping, talks about the powerful spiritual gifts of camping.

Flashlight Report of 2021 MI camping

Camping in Winter

Michigan Area UM Camping reports on the 2021 season and looks ahead to outdoor ministries at Wesley Woods, Lake Michigan, and Lake Huron in the coming year year.

Feedback needed on MI camp facilities

Wesley Woods facilities to be improved

Updates are being considered on the facilities and amenities at Michigan’s three United Methodist camps in Pentwater, Dowling, and Burtchville. User feedback is being sought.

A camp remembered as ‘a deciding place’

Tabernacle at Crystal Springs Camp

Life-changing decisions have been made at Crystal Springs for 160 years. Now, as the Pokagon Band develops the site, the Creator remains present, sharing “lessons in every leaf and rock.”

Hugs and bugs at summer camps

Michigan Camps included Pictured Rocks

Michigan’s United Methodist camps — Wesley Woods, Lake Michigan, and Lake Huron — welcomed nearly 400 campers this summer. Good times of fun, healing, and support.

Crystal Springs decommissioning set

Fire bowl at Crystal Springs

Michigan Area United Methodist Camping has sold the Crystal Springs property to the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi. Ceremonies will be held on September 12, 2-4 pm. Be present for this… Continue Reading Crystal Springs decommissioning set

State of the Michigan Conference

Conference began at 10 am June 4

On Friday, June 4, members of the 2021 Michigan Annual Conference heard reports about benefits, finances, strategic plans, lay empowerment, trustee matters, and camp operations.

David Berkey

To: Executive Director of Michigan Area United Methodist Camping. This appointment began October 18, 2020. 

Camping names new Exec Director

Michigan's new Executive Director of Camping

Starting October 18, 2020, Michigan Area United Methodist Camping will have a new leader. Meet the Rev. David Berkey, the state’s new Executive Director, moving east from the Cal-Pac Conference

UM Camping sets a new course

Stuart Smith shares a new approach to camping

“The report of camping is at the heart of everyone,” said trustee chair Jim LeBaron after a new program approach was shared during the 2020 Corporate Session of The Michigan… Continue Reading UM Camping sets a new course

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