Thursday, May 02, 2013

Bugs 'N Bunks: Summer Camp For the Little Ones!

YMCA Camp Pendalouan's traditional Sunday through Friday overnight camp is offered for boys and girls ages 7-15, but what about younger kids or first time campers who want to experience the magic of Pendalouan, but aren't ready for that full week yet?

Have no fear! Pendalouan's Bugs 'N Bunks program is here! Read on for more information about our overnight camp programs for girls and boys age 6-8! 

Our Bugs 'N Bunks Program is for kids ages 6-8 and lasts three days and two nights. Younger and/or first time campers will thoroughly enjoy this introductory overnight experience.

Our little "Bugs" move around as a cabin group and do a wide variety of activities including:
  • Archery
  • Canoeing
  • Face painting
  • Nature hikes
  • Parachute games
  • Swimming
  • Visiting the horse barn
  • Climbing wall
  • Crafts
  • Campfires and more!

The Bugs 'N Bunks program is run by specially trained staff who guide their cabin groups throughout all the activities. Many have been working with the Bugs 'N Bunks program for several summers!

Our two Bugs 'N Bunks mini-sessions are offered during the same week of our Resident Camp Session Two.

The first "Bugs" session (B1) is from Sunday, June 23-Tuesday, June 25.

The second "Bugs" session (B2) is from Wednesday, June 26-Friday, June 28.

We still have spots available in both B1 and B2, but spaces are filling fast! A limited amount of financial aid is also still available. As of May 2, this is what we have available:

June 23-25B14 spots avail for girls; 6 spots avail for boys$325Available
June 26-28B28 spots avail for girls; 11 spots avail for boys$325Available

SIGN UP TODAY to make sure your little one gets to experience the magic of Pendalouan Summer Camp! If you have any questions about our Bugs 'N Bunks program, give us a call at (231) 894-4538 or email We'll see you this summer!


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Located on the shores of Big Blue Lake in Montague, MI, YMCA Camp Pendalouan is a fully licensed summer camp offering overnight and day camps, as wells as outdoor education and conference programs. While at Pendalouan kids and teens are led by highly qualified and trained staff. Campers make friends, create life long memories, and learn new skills all the while having fun in a safe environment. You are a part of the Pendalouan family from the moment you step onto camp property. If you would like to learn more about Camp Pendalouan, check out our website, the Camp Blog and our Facebook page.


Anonymous said...

My daughter will be attending Bugs 'N Bunks this summer with a friend of hers and she couldn't be more excited! I went to YMCA sleep-away camps when I was a kid, and I'm so happy that she gets the same opportunity!

Anonymous said...

That is my son's cabin from 2011!!! That was the most amazing time he had! I am so happy he has found the love for Camp Pendalouan I had as a child!