YOU BELONG HERE at Sherman Lake YMCA Camp -- conveniently located a short drive off I-94 in Augusta, Michigan, approximately 2.5 hours from Chicago. With over 365 acres of woodlands, prairie, and pristine lakefront, there's no end to the adventure for summer campers. Fun activities abound such as swimming, hiking, archery, arts, boating, indoor & outdoor climbing, sports, horseback riding, ropes courses and free-play. State of the art facilities include all-season carpeted cabins, each with a shower and bath plus an indoor recreation center and pool.
Camp programs include classic camps or specialty camps focused on arts, such as the Gilmore Piano Camp, water sports, adventure, music, theatre, horseback riding, culinary arts and live action role-play (LARP) camp. The High School Leadership program provides opportunities for teens to challenge themselves in off-site trips and hone their leadership skills.
At Sherman Lake YMCA Camps, campers experience the power of living through HCRR (Hick-er). The Y’s four core values – Honest, Caring, Respect, Responsibility – are emphasized in each camp program. Through discovery of the great outdoors, skill development, and building healthy relationships campers leave with a renewed sense of achievement, belonging, confidence and courage to try new things. Our camp programs offer choices and challenges providing a summer of growth for your child and an experience that lasts a lifetime! There's something new and different each week and each year. That's why campers keep coming back to Sherman Lake YMCA Summer Camp. Accredited by the American Camp Association.