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MCA Camp Pendalouan
Located on the shores of Big Blue Lake, YMCA Camp Pendalouan offers a quiet, rustic setting on over 150 acres of mature, oak-pine forest, adjacent to the Manistee National Forest and the White River. Summer camps, seasonal events, weekend camps, school programs, and group retreats highlight the camping program at Pendalouan.
Owasippe Scout Reservation
Founded in 1911, Owasippe Scout Reservation is located seven miles east of Whitehall. Owasippe features 4,800 acres of pristine forest perfect for camping, hiking, fishing, and general recreation. During the summer, Owasippe is home to two Boy Scout section camps, a Webelos Resident camp, a family camp, and a High Adventure base. The rest of the year, Owasippe offers tent and cabin camping to facilitate hiking, biking, skiing, snowshoeing, and many other recreation activities. Owasippe is owned and operated by the Chicago Area Council, but Scouts from everywhere are welcome.
Gerber Scout Reservation
The camp first opened in 1951 and is located in the Manistee Forest near Twin Lake. Gerber Scout Reservation operates seven weeks of Boy Scout Summer Camp and seven weeks of Webelos & Cub Scout Summer Camp. They offer many different off season programs and are currently developing even more. Gerber also rents their building for scouting events.