Introducing Adult Camp

Adult Camp is an outdoor, inclusive (adaptive) recreation program for adults with disabilities.

PURPOSE: To enrich the lives of adults with disabilities, through exposure to new and/or more in-depth inclusive (adaptive) recreational and traditional camp activities in a remote, outdoor environment.


DAYTIME – Activities will include biking, boating & fishing, crafting, Dutch-oven cooking, hiking, kayaking, Lake Superior time (beach, swim, fire), tennis and others.

EVENING – Activities will include introductions, make & bake pizza, bonfire, food/recipe competition, evening recreation, camp-out, lawn games, cookout, boat rides, costume competition and a hosted music night.

ELIGIBILITY: Criteria have been established to increase understanding of program limitations and promote safety for both campers/participants and staff. Applicants must first meet eligibility criteria as outlined (see application or eligibility guidelines in ‘Camper/Participant information’ section) to be accepted to participate in Adult Camp. To attend, participants/campers must also have a physical examination, which clears them medically.

DATES: Adult Camp will take place from Friday, August 14 – Wednesday, August 19 at Bay Cliff Health Camp’s campus in Big Bay, Michigan.

COST: Bay Cliff is dedicated to providing this experience, and raises funds to support and scholarship the majority of the cost. Campers/participants pay only $300.00 to attend Adult Camp for 6 days/5 nights (paid during intake/registration).

Have a question? Interested in being a camper/participant or working Adult Camp? See below:

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Interested in working with adults with disabilities? Interested in the outdoors, in adaptive recreation and/or in summer camp fun? Do you have a skill to teach/share that would fit this program? Apply and let us know!

Adult camp counselors are 24-hour caregivers to our adult participants. Counselors participate in, and support participants/campers with adaptive recreation and outdoor camping activities. Activity instructors will be requested for a specific duration of time – depending on the length of time required for that activity or # of times it will be offered. If you have a skill you are interested in teaching or instructing others, let us know.  Lifeguard/s will be hired for the duration of the program.