Lake Michigan Island Camping


As Trekkers, campers have the opportunity to backpack around beautiful North Manitou Island in Lake Michigan. The journey begins with a ferry ride from Leland before the girls take off hiking and camping out around the island for four days. This introduction to backcountry camping includes easy days of hiking on flat, sandy trails and beautiful beach scenery at campsites on Lake Michigan. The Trekker program is the ultimate introduction to the wilderness adventure experience and the trip provides ample time for cabin bonding experiences. While in camp, the girls will get to participate in all of the fun on-site challenges and activities offered.


North Manitou is part of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. For more information about the location of this trip, check out the North Manitou Island website.  



Length Options

2 Weeks



Age Completed

Seventh or Eighth Grade


Overnight / Sleep Away Camp

Trip Destination

4 Nights Camping on an Island in Lake Michigan

Popular Camp Activities

Ferry Ride from Leland to North Manitou Island, Ropes Course, Climbing Wall, Swimming, Canoeing, Skit Night, Campfires

2019 Program Fee

$1,750.00 for a 2-week session


Campers should deposit an additional $25.00 for 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

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