We are so incredibly lucky to have several beautiful properties that offer year-round camping to enjoy the outdoors in Michigan! Come have fun at camp as a family or a troop, reserve a lodge to stay overnight, or just visit for a day trip, either way, you'll have a memorable time together!
Please Note: prices below are for Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan members, for out of council or group pricing, email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
5285 Hogan Rd,
Linden, MI 48451
Did you know that Camp Linden is the only Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan camp with a swimming pool?! This awesome camp is only an hour away from our Lansing and Ypsilanti/Ann Arbor Regional Centers!
Take a look at our wide selection of accommodations, from four-season lodges to tent camping, all keeping to keep you comfortable while getting a chance to get some fresh air outdoors!
12584 Burchette Rd,
Plainwell, MI 49080
Camp Merrie Woode is located in Plainwell (just north of Kalamazoo) and while it's the oldest continuously-licensed overnight camp in the entire state of Michigan, you wouldn’t know it by visiting.
In fact, some of our newest buildings (including the amazing Adventure Unit, with a four-season indoor climbing wall) have been erected there, all with the help of girls and their leaders. Located on Warner Lake, this camp is 216 acres of fun & exciting adventures for your camper!
2100 Pink St,
Brooklyn, MI 49230
Camp O’the Hills is nestled in Michigan’s Irish Hills area, near Brooklyn, and is only about 45 minutes away from both our Jackson Regional Center and our Ypsilanti/Ann Arbor Regional Center. This camp is a water wonderland with three lakes – Wamplers, Hidden, and Timber – as well as more than 109 acres of hills perfect for play and exploration.
Camp O'the Hills has so much to offer on your next visit! A wide selection of accommodations, from four-season lodges to tent camping, will keep you comfortable, and our activities and food options will ensure everyone has a great time.
13287 Wacousta Rd,
Grand Ledge, MI 48837
Camp Wacousta is just a stone's throw away from Lansing, right along the Looking Glass River. The east side of the camp is home to the Lansing Regional Center at Camp Wacousta, where you'll find a fully-stocked shop and a staff team ready to impress.
The west side of the camp features Mill Run, a cabin perfect for your next outdoor adventure. Camp Wacousta has so much to offer on your next visit! A four-season lodge and space to tent camp, on the banks of the Looking Glass River.
Day trips are a fantastic way for troops to have a camp adventure! Enjoy fun camp activities, as well as make progress towards outdoor badges. The camp staff will support you through your entire stay, all you have to do is pay for activities, bring a sack lunch if you are at Camp Linden or Camp Merrie Woode, and be ready to have a blast! If you are going to Camp O’ The Hills, you can purchase a lunch with a drink and dessert for $8.
After you receive a confirmation for your reservation, camp activities need to be submitted & finalized two weeks before your trip to accommodate the request with the proper staff to facilitate the activities.
Please Note: requesting activities does not guarantee they’ll be available.
|Activity||Grade Level||Linden||Merrie Woode||O' the Hills|
|Archery||2nd - 12th||year-round||year-round||year-round|
|Air Rifles||2nd - 12th||N/A||year-round||year-round|
|BB Gun||2nd - 12th||year-round||year-round||year-round|
|Climbing Wall||2nd - 12th||late spring to early fall||Indoor: year-round
Outdoor: spring to fall
|Fire Building||K - 12th||year-round||year-round||year-round|
|Hatchet Throwing||6th - 12th||year-round||year-round||year-round|
|Horseback Riding||2nd - 12th||designated days in summer||designated days in summer||N/A|
|Knife & Knot Skills||K - 12th||year-round||year-round||year-round|
|Nature Hike||K - 12th||year-round||year-round||year-round|
|Slingshot||K - 12th||year-round||year-round||year-round|
|Swimming||K - 12th||summer||summer||TBD|
|Tree Sap Tapping||K - 12th||N/A||N/A||late winter early spring|
|Snowshoeing||K - 12th||weather permitting||weather permitting||weather permitting|
|Cross Country Skiing||2nd - 12th||N/A||N/A||weather permitting|
|Sledding||K - 12th||weather permitting||weather permitting||weather permitting|
|Team Building||K - 12th||year-round||year-round||year-round|
|# of activities||Price/Girl|
If you are planning a large party, staff event, or wedding, check out our Weddings & Special Events page for information!
Policies & Procedures
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Whether you’re discovering the wildlife at Camp Linden, swimming in a lake for the first time at Camp Merrie Woode, planting flowers at Kalamazoo Day Camp, or helping save the turtles at Camp O' the Hills, every outdoor adventure grows your “I’ve got this” attitude. And once you unlock that confidence, you’ll aim as high as the stars you see in the night sky.