Event Category: Sports
South Manitou Island Expedition
A favorite first-time expedition among campers…many bring a friend or two! Build teamwork on the Initiatives Course at Camp before setting off on the ferry to South Manitou Island in Lake Michigan. Hike and explore the island. Experience the incredible dunes. Pitch your tent at a rustic campsite before cooking your dinner over an open fire. Our qualified staff will share skills and techniques necessary to survive the island!
Upper Peninsula Expedition: Pictured Rocks
See incredible rock formations and breathtaking vistas from high up on the cliffs at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Walk the dunes and beaches and hike through cool beech-maple forests. You’ll be awe-inspired by the beauty and greatness of God’s creation, seeing sights accessible only by foot. Trip leaders will guide the participants to enjoy the outdoors in a safe, responsible way, emphasizing ‘Leave No Trace’ camping ethics and reinforcing Christian values throughout the experience. Finish the week with a cruise to view the stunning Pictured Rocks formations from the water!
Devil’s Lake, Wisconsin Expedition
Camp Westminster is committed to offering awesome trips for youth. Devil’s Lake State Park just outside of Baraboo, Wisconsin is the most popular rock climbing area in the Midwest. It features spectacular cliffs and other rock formations where the Ice Age glaciers terminal moraine meets an ancient landscape of rock. It’s a truly unique and beautiful area often called the Midwest’s Yellowstone. The Devil’s Lake trip offers an unparalleled outdoor adventure for campers who have completed the Rocks & Ropes session or who have previous rock climbing experience.
Try out your climbing skills here top-roping free standing pinnacles, chimneys, and quartzite walls as you achieve unique summit experiences. Then hike through Wisconsin’s most popular state park enjoying amazing rock formations, endless vistas and miles of nature trails. Camp with your new friends at a wonderful campground, cook your own meals, and even go for a swim at one of the Devil’s Lake large sandy beaches.
The Au Sable Paddle & Saddle Challenge
This two-week adventure is packed with skill-building activities! Enjoy your favorite Camp Westminster activities before embarking on an out trip along the Au Sable River: swim, sail, climb, craft. Your mission is to hike the shoreline and canoe the riverbed. Then, move from water to land and finish the trip with horseback riding at Karefree Ranch. Will you accept the challenge?
Isle Royale National Park Expedition
Journey to Lake Superior’s Isle Royale National Park this summer! With pristine wilderness, an array of wildlife and trained Camp Westminster staff to lead you, this expedition will allow youth to reconnect with nature and develop value outdoor leadership skills. You may even see a moose!