Summer Camp Application/Registration

Summer Camp Registration for 2021

We want to extend a huge thank you to all of our families who were able to keep deposits with us (pre-registered) during this challenging time.  We wanted to take a moment to share with you some more details on what the registration process will look like this Fall and early next year.  We appreciate your patience as our staff works to ensure a smooth transition to 2021.

December 1st  The deadline for a full refund to be given if a pre-registered camper decides to cancel.  All Deposits for pre-registered campers will not be reimbursed after this date also. All deposits from pre-registered campers will not be returned after this date, regardless of the status of camp in 2021.

January 4th   Applications will be mailed out to all pre-registered and wait listed campers.  We are requesting all per-registered fill out a new application to update important information and comply with state licensing guidelines.  No additional payments will be required at this time.

  • Reminder: Pre-registered campers do not need to overnight applications because their spot is secure. Parents will have until the end of February to send in applications. Confirmation letters will be mailed out just as in the past.

February 1st    New campers are now able to apply for summer camp by downloading the application.  Here is the link:



Once the registration form for 2021 is available on the website, to register you must download the form and print it.  Complete it and mail it as soon as possible.

To contact our registrar, you may call our office at 231.347.9742 and dial extension 101, or email  The office is open and able to respond Tuesday-Thursday 9:00am – 1:00pm.

State licensing requires a new registration form for 2021 be sent to Camp Daggett.  This applies for all pre-registered campers that kept their spots from 2020 by keeping their deposit in place for 2021.  Provision was made to accommodate siblings of PRE-REGISTERED campers as well.  This is why registration forms were sent to these campers.  In addition, registration forms were sent to those campers that had been waitlisted in 2020.


2021 Dates:

Week 1:                    June 20 – June 26                  Girls – Full                            Boys – Full

Week 2:                    June 27 – July 3                      Girls – Full                           Boys – Full

Week 3:                    July 4 – July 10                       Girls – Full                           Boys –  Full

Week 4:                    July 11 – July 17                       Girls – Full                           Boys – Full

Week 5:                    July 18 – July 24                     Girls – Full                           Boys – Full

Week 6:                    July 25 – July 31                      Girls – Full                          Boys – Full

Week 7:                    August 1 – August 7                 Girls – Full                          Boys – Full                  WAITLIST FOR GIRLS IS FULL; TAKING NO MORE NAMES

Week 8:                    August 8 – August 14              Girls – Full                           Boys – Full         WAITLIST FOR GIRLS IS FULL; TAKING NO MORE NAMES

All pre-registered campers have been kept in same approximate dates as they were scheduled in 2020, with the exception of campers in session 1. For example, if your camper was scheduled for Week 3 in 2020 (June 28th – July 4th), they will now be in Week 2 (June 27th – July 3).


In-County                                    $450.00

Out-of-County                            $760.00

Wilderness Trips for 2021 have not been determined yet but the following are examples of what may be offered.   

PATHFINDER     June 20 – 26, 2020              Backpacking on North Manitou Island                  THIS TRIP IS FULL!

In-County                               $705.00

Out-of-County                       $780.00

With over 15,000 acres of wilderness to explore and surrounded by the sparkling cool waters of Lake Michigan, this is a trip sure to be full of excitement, discovery and plenty of fun!  On this thrilling backpacking adventure, campers will travel to North Manitou Island for five days and four nights to navigate the beautiful shoreline and interior of one of the great island wilderness areas in the Great Lakes region. Home to a variety of wildlife; you never know when you may encounter a whitetail deer grazing outside your tent, hear the howl of a coyote off in the distance or watch a piping plover scurry along the sandy beach.  North Manitou Island is located 12 miles west of Leland in Lake Michigan, so back-country swimming and beach exploration is always a camper favorite.  We hope you can join us for this great wilderness opportunity this summer!

CANOER             July 11 – 17, 2020                     Platte, Betsie & Crystal Rivers                         THIS TRIP IS FULL!

In-County                            $585.00

Out-of-County                    $655.00

Are you looking for a true canoeing adventure?  Is carrying a pack not your thing?  Would you prefer to have the river do the heavy lifting?  Well then come along this summer, as we set out to explore 3 amazingly beautiful and diverse meandering river ways in and around Michigan’s Leelanau Peninsula.  After setting up base camp in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park; expect to venture out daily for adventures on the Platte, Betsie and Crystal Rivers. Exploring the natural beauty of some of Michigan’s most pristine rivers, we will build our paddling skills as we attempt varying levels of swift water and technical river paddling.  Over 4 days and 3 nights “on the trail” we will explore the vast wilderness, spot wildlife, relax on sand bars, and visit some of the best “hidden gem” beaches Michigan has to offer.  Be prepared for sun, fun and plenty of water!  Our days will end with picturesque sunsets, maybe even a dune climb and certainly some laughter around the campfire.  We hope you can join us in the summer for this wet and wild wilderness week!

EXPLORER         July 25 – 31, 2020                  Backpacking Pictured Rocks                            THIS TRIP IS FULL!

In-County                         $705.00

Out-of-County                 $780.00

Sandstone cliffs, stunning picturesque views, waterfalls, wildlife, beautiful sunsets and the crystal blue waters of Lake Superior are just a few of the reasons to join us for a hiking trip that you will never forget.  Travel with us to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore on the southern shore of Lake Superior for five days and four nights of some of the best wilderness that Michigan has to offer.  While there, we will explore the beauty of one of nature’s true works of art and marvel at the sights and sounds of 100+ foot rock cliffs, rolling waves and falling waters.  Hiking and camping along the shore of one of the world’s largest fresh water lakes, expect to encounter amazing wildlife in their natural habitat, explore pristine sandy beaches and rock formations and relax and swim in the cool refreshing waters of Lake Superior.  There may even be some time to hunt and enjoy some wild blueberries, raspberries or thimbleberries along the way.  Some prior wilderness experience and exposure to hiking and backpacking is preferred for this trip. We hope you can join us this summer for an unforgettable wilderness trip.  See you on the trail!

Scholarship Fund & Assistance

The Board of Trustees of Camp Daggett maintains a scholarship fund to help defer the cost of camper rates for those children from families who may face financial challenges.  If you have questions, need more information, or are curious about eligibility requirements; you can learn more about how to apply for a scholarship for your child on our Scholarship Information Page, or by calling the Camp Daggett main office.

For more information, call Camp Daggett – (231) 347-9742 ext. 101

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