Summer Camps

 

Get excited for Summer Camp 2018! Dates and information are listed below.
To register for 2018 Summer Camp, click here.  At this time, we ask that you register for no more than 2 weeks per camper. 

Day Camp

Day Camp is the perfect way to get a taste of Camp Henry while still sleeping at home. Each day has a theme and new adventures await! Day Camp is for ages 5-8 and lunch is provided.
Located in the Nicely Center, Day Camp will be offered for three weeks during the summer. Each session runs Monday to Friday from 9:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.
Add transportation from Westminster Presbyterian Church in Grand Rapids for an additional $35.
 

Ages 5-8, M-F
Cost: $235, Transportation from Grand Rapids $40

Week 3: July 9-13, 2018
Week 4: July 16-20, 2018
Week 5: July 23-27, 2018

Mini-Camp

Mini Regular Camp

Mini Regular Camp is the perfect fit for younger campers. You will experience all the fun of camp condensed into a half week experience. You will have a blast trying many new things in a safe, structured, and fun-loving environment.

 

Ages 7-11
Cost: $330

Mini Regular I: June 17-20, 2018 Sunday 3:00 PM to Wednesday 10:00 AM

Mini Regular II: June 20-23, 2018 Wednesday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM

Mini Water Bugs

Come ride the waves! You’ll spend either the morning or afternoon learning the basics of kneeboarding or wakeboarding, being pulled around the lake on our giant Big Banana, and playing in the water in lots of different ways. During the rest of the day you’ll enjoy our traditional camp activities and awesome evening programs. 

Ages 7-11
Cost: $360

Mini Water Bugs I: June 17-20, 2018 Sunday 3:00 PM to Wednesday 10:00 AM

Mini Water Bugs II: June 20-23, 2018 Wednesday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM

Mini Frontier Camp

Giddy up! As a Mini Frontier camper, you’ll get to spend part of your day with the horses. Activities include basic riding lessons, caring for your horse, and scenic trail rides. After horsing around, the rest of your day will be spent enjoying traditional camp activities and awesome evening programs.

Ages 7-11
Cost: $360

Mini Frontier I: June 17-20, 2018 Sunday 3:00 PM to Wednesday 10:00 AM

Mini Frontier II: June 20-23, 2018 Wednesday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM

Regular Camp

Regular Camp at Camp Henry is awesome and has been the core summer camp program at Camp Henry since 1937! You will have the chance to take part with your cabin mates in all of our classic Camp Henry programs, including Arts & Crafts, Archery, Boating, and Outdoor Cooking. In addition, you will have the chance to participate in your favorite activities, selecting from over a dozen land and water programs. The mornings and afternoons will be full of fun-loving, high quality programs and activities. After dinner you will take part in camp games like Capture the Flag, and evening programs, like Flashlight Tag, PJ Sings, and Campfires.
 

Ages 8-17
Cost: $550

Week 1: June 24-30, 2018
Week 3: July 8-14, 2018
Week 4: July 15-21, 2018
Week 5: July 22-28, 2018
Week 6: July 29-Aug 4, 2018
Week 7: Aug 5-11, 2018
Week 8: Aug 12-18, 2018

Sunday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM

Frontier Camp

Embrace the great outdoors with the Camp Henry horses and stay in our brand new western frontier village near the corral. You will spend most of your day with our amazing wranglers who will help you learn the ropes of caring for your horse and will lead arena lessons and trail rides. You will get to experience some traditional camp activities as well and will join in for our awesome all-camp evening programs.


Open to campers 10-17; enrollment limited to ensure maximum horse time and optimum staff to rider ratio.

Ages 10-17
Cost: $625

Week 1: June 24-30, 2018
Week 3: July 8-14, 2018
Week 4: July 15-21, 2018
Week 5: July 22-28, 2018
Week 6: July 29-Aug 4, 2018
Week 7: Aug 5-11, 2018
Week 8: Aug 12-18, 2018

Sunday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM
Enrollment is limited - register early!

WakeBoarding Camp

You will spend part of your day riding the waves of Lake Kimball, wakeboarding in addition to being pulled around the lake on our Big Banana and Magic Carpet.

 

Ages 10-17
Cost: $670

Week 1: June 24-30, 2018
Week 3: July 8-14, 2018
Week 4: July 15-21, 2018
Week 5: July 22-28, 2018
Week 6: July 29-Aug 4, 2018
Week 7: Aug 5-11, 2018
Week 8: Aug 12-18, 2018

Sunday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM

Enrollment is limited - register early!

Music Camp

Love to sing? Want to be in the musical? Then this is the camp for you! Not only will you perform a musical by the end of the week, you’ll enjoy all of the regular camp activities too! Days will be a mix of traditional camp activities, rehearsing, and making your own sets, props, and costumes!
 
Led by Heidi Hertel, Director of Youth Choirs at Mayflower Congregational Church, this camp is guaranteed to be a ton of fun!
 

Ages 8-17
Cost: $570

Week 6: July 29-Aug 4, 2018

Sunday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM

Climbing Camp

Love to be on the top bunk or climb high in the trees? Join the adventure and experience many of the climbing features at Camp Henry. From the Rock Wall and Cargo Net to the High Ropes Course, Leap of Faith, and Giant Swing, you will spend your mornings climbing, learning knots, and simply enjoying the best views of camp.

Ages 10-17
Cost: $625

Week 1: June 24-30, 2018
Week 3: July 8-14, 2018
Week 4: July 15-21, 2018
Week 5: July 22-28, 2018
Week 6: July 29-Aug 4, 2018
Week 7: Aug 5-11, 2018
Week 8: Aug 12-18, 2018

Sunday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM

Teen Adventures

Teen Adventures provide you with the chance to develop outdoor skills, forge new relationships with others, enjoy wild landscapes, and strengthen your self-reliance in outdoor settings. Whether you’re an experienced outdoor leader or have never slept a night in a tent before, each of these trips is designed to accommodate different levels of experience. 
All trips start and end at Camp Henry. Gear that is specific to each trip will be provided.
 

Hocking Hills

Climbing, rappelling, biking, and zipline tours! Spend the week discovering the best of what Southeastern Ohio has to offer amongst the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Step outside of your comfort zone and get excited to participate in some high-octane adventures from ziplining to biking in Hocking Hills Park. Come ready to camp out at semi-rustic sites and plan on making some seriously fun memories on this excursion!
 
Ages 13-17
Cost: $625
 
Week 3: July 8-14, 2018
 
Sunday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM
 
South Manitou Island 
Have you ever wondered what island living would be like? Get a taste of island life during this weeklong trip to South Manitou Island, located in the waters of Lake Michigan near Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. From camp, you will travel to Leland to catch the ferry to South Manitou, where you will spend the week hiking around the island, lounging in hammocks, searching for shoreline shipwrecks in the turquoise waters, and enjoying backcountry living.
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Ages 13-17
Cost: $625

Week 4: July 15-21, 2018

Sunday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM

 

Bluegrass Blitz

Come energized and ready to head south to the land of bluegrass and rolling hills! Spend the week whitewater rafting the swift waters of Tennessee followed by caving and ziplining amongst the rolling hills of Kentucky! Love high-adrenaline activities? This trip is for you! Come ready to camp in semi-rustic campsites and take away some incredible memories!

Ages 13-17
Cost: $695

Week 4: July 15-21, 2018

Sunday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM

 

Devil's Lake, WI

On belay! Load up the Camp Henry van for a weeklong adventure of climbing and bouldering in Devil’s Lake, Wisconsin. Come ready to climb along some of Wisconsin’s pristine rock faces, while learning and practicing climbing techniques and developing new skills! No climbing experience is required. Plan to camp in semi-rustic campsites and end the week wanting to climb more!

Ages 13-17
Cost: $695

Week 5: July 22-28, 2018

Sunday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM

 

Hike U.P.

Looking to test your grit and endurance this summer? Spend a week hiking up to 30 miles of the North Country Trail (a National Scenic Trail) along the coastline of Lake Superior in Michigan’s stunning Upper Peninsula! Upon arriving at camp, you and your Teen Adventure crew will take off for the trailhead to spend the week taking in stunning views of Michigan’s wild shorelines, plunging into the frigid waters of Lake Superior, honing your backpacking skills, and living the backcountry life. Interested participants should be able to run/walk 3 miles in 30 minutes.

Ages 13-17
Cost: $625

Week 6: July 29-Aug 4, 2018

Sunday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM 

 

Freshwater Float

Michigan is the state where the lakes are great! Get ready for a week of water, sun, and fun as you take to the water each day to enjoy the many splendors that Michigan’s waterways have to offer. From stand-up paddle boarding in Glen Arbor to tubing the Platte River to kayaking, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to explore the best that Michigan’s waters have to offer!

Ages 13-17
Cost: $625

Week 7: Aug 5-11, 2018

Sunday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM

Thailand Adventure

July 4-17, 2018

Join Camp Henry for this once in a lifetime trip to Thailand!!! We will fly into Bangkok and take two weeks to sample the best that Thailand has to offer. Trips and excursions include:

  • Bicycling Tours of Bangkok and Chiang Mai
  • 3-Day breath taking Hilltribe Trek with homestays in remote villages
  • Elephant Nature Park and giving an Elephant a bath
  • Ziplining at the Flight of the Gibbon Park
  • Kayaking on the River Kwai
  • Relaxing on the gorgeous beaches with blue-green water of Hua Hin

Please see here for a tentative itinerary.

Jake will be leading this trip. In addition to being Camp Henry’s Director, as a college professor he taught Adventure Travel and Tourism for several years and has led trips all over the world. We are partnering with experienced guides from Intrepid travel for this trip. All equipment and instruction are provided. Airfare, most meals, ground transportation, excursion fares, and all fees provided.

Trip Price: $2,900 * based on current airfare, price will be confirmed on October 15th.

Participants must be at least 15 years old by 7/1/18, limited enrollment.

Any questions, please connect with Jake at 616 717-5565 or jake@camphenry.org

Register here

Once registered, you can anticipate receiving additional information from Jake. 

Service Crew

Come give your time and energy, get your hands dirty, work hard, and get a glimpse into behind-the-scenes projects at camp. As a part of the crew, you will experience what it means to have a servant’s heart and what it means to lead by example. Part of your day will be spent with your cabin enjoying the traditional camp activities and a few hours each day will be directed towards serving camp. You may spend time splitting wood, clearing trails, gardening and landscaping, taking care of animals, helping camp programs run smoothly, and so much more! You can also earn community service hours for your participation in the program. Prepare yourself to be challenged as well as changed as you serve those around you.
 

Ages: 13-17
Cost: $420

Week 1: June 24-30, 2018
Week 3: July 8-14, 2018
Week 4: July 15-21, 2018
Week 5: July 22-28, 2018
Week 6: July 29-Aug 4, 2018
Week 7: Aug 5-11, 2018
Week 8: Aug 12-18, 2018

Sunday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM

Carryover

One week not enough?

Then stay for two or three! You can stay for consecutive weeks without leaving camp for just $99 each weekend. Carryover fees will cover activities, meals, and laundry. Plus, if you register for more than one week you will get $20 off each additional week.
 
Carryovers will be available the following weekends during 2017:
 
Weeks 3-4: July 14-15, 2018
Weeks 4-5: July 21-22, 2018
Weeks 5-6: July 28-29, 2018
Weeks 6-7: Aug 4-5, 2018
Weeks 7-8: Aug 11-12, 2018