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YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago Family Camp Pinewood


Friday, May 31, 2024    
All Day

Event Type

Summer camping opportunities for families to share new experiences, spend quality time together and create lasting memories

YMCA Chicago Family Camps offer a variety of options for having fun, discovering the great outdoors and making memories together.

YMCA Family Camp Pinewood offers family sessions throughout the summer on:

  • May 24 to 27 – Memorial Day Family Camp (three nights) 
  • May 31 to July 28 – Weekend Stays (two nights)
  • June 16 to Aug. 9 – Weeklong Stays (five nights) 
  • TBD – Labor Day Family Camp (three nights) 

Your family can enjoy:

  • Exploring the beauty of the Manistee National Forest
  • Swimming and boating in the lake
  • Hitting your mark at archery or on the slingshot range
  • Playing group games in the ball field
  • Eating s’mores and telling tales around the campfire
  • Participating in arts and crafts, a talent show and more!

The camp serves meals buffet-style in Butler Lodge. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options are available.

See the Family Camp flyer for information on costs, dates and other details.

Register online or call the YMCA Family Camp Pinewood staff at (231) 821-2421.

A $150 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of registration. Full payment is due seven days before your arrival date. Financial assistance may be available for eligible families.

If you have questions or need accommodations, please email