YMCA Camp Nissokone is located on 170 acres of spectacular lakefront in Oscoda, Michigan near Lake Huron. Nissokone hosts one, two and three week-long summer Overnight Camps for youth and teens and is surrounded by 1,000 acres of national forest. Nissokone is best known for it’s sailing, horseback riding and Teen Leadership Development (Wi-LD) programs. In 2018, Nissokone was featured in Outside as a Top 10 camp in the US for Outdoor Adventure. YMCA Camp Nissokone is an ACA accredited, licensed summer camp. Transportation is available weekly from Birmingham and Plymouth.
About Camp Nissokone– Since 1914, Camp Nissokone has helped youth and teens unplug and discover the world around them. Camp Nissokone offers more than canoeing, ziplines and horseback riding. The staff at Camp Nissokone believe that all young people deserve the opportunity to discover what they can achieve; the camp teaches young people to believe in themselves to master new skills, overcome fears, and make responsible decisions. With has a wide variety of activities for all ages, Nissokone is perfect for getting into nature for adventure and play under the careful guidance of responsible counselors.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many changes in our lives, but the need for kids to be outside in a community at camp has only increased. For kids, spending time outdoors with positive role models and peers is crucial for a healthy youth development journey. Camp brings laughter, friendships, freedom from screens, improved mental health, the perspective of living in a community, increased appreciation for nature, and so much more. That’s why Camp Nossokone has spent months preparing in every way possible to ensure camp is safe AND fun for every child this year. They’re prepared for safe operation in 2021 and are ready to operate with COVID-19 precautions in place as necessary.
YMCA Camp Nissokone Oscoda 2021
Camp Date(s) – June 20, 2021 through July 31, 2021 (1, 2, and 3 week sessions)
Camp Cost – $549 per week for Overnight Camp (early discounts available)
Camp Description – Nissokone is a place like no other: a spectacular natural environment in which the majestic AuSable River meets the shores of Lake Huron, home to transformative programs, well-maintained facilities, exciting activities, and a dedicated staff of experienced, caring YMCA professionals. For over 100 years, Nissokone has been a jewel of the YMCA, and a premier northern Michigan summer camp.
Camp Nissokone Themes 2021
- Wild Safari
- Video Games Unplugged
- Board Game Escape
- Monster Invasion
- Wild West
- Horseback Ranch Camp
- Trekkers (Grade 7) backpacking / hiking Ausable River
- Trail Blazers (Grade 8) Sleeping Bear Dunes / Manitou Islands Hiking
- Navigators (Grade 9) Pictured Rocks Hiking
- Leaders in Training (Grade 10) Ausable River Canoeing
- Great Lakes Sailing Trip (Grade 11)
Contact YMCA Camp Nissokone today to register your child today!
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For more info on YMCA Camp Nissokone Oscoda 2021, visit www.ymcadetroit.org/nissokone