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 head to the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore for seven days/six 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 7 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

2019 Program Fee

$1,750.00 for 2-week session 

$3,600.00 for 4-week session


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

2019 Program Dates

Session 1A: Saturday, June 15 - Friday, June 28
Session 1B: Saturday, June 29 - Friday, July 12

Session 2A: Sunday, July 14 - Saturday, July 27
Session 2B: Sunday, July 28 - Saturday, August 10

Session 1: Saturday, June 15 - Friday, July 12 (4-week session)
Session 2: Sunday, July 14 - Saturday, August 10 (4-week session)

Trip Equipment

2-Week Equipment List

This list is detailed and specific to the TWO-WEEK Voyageur trips.

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

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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