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Session 1: July 5-10
Session 2: July 12-17
Session 3: July 19-24
Session 4: July 26-31
Session 5: August 2-7
Session 6: August 9-14
Session 7: August 17-21

    Leadership Development

    Leadership Development Program

    Love Camp?  Want to take the next step in becoming a Sherman lake YMCA counselor – this is the road.  During this two week intensive leadership development camp, inspired teens will expand their personal leadership skills and strengthen their individual character.   Grades 9-11

    Counselors in Training / Wranglers in Training / Lifeguards in Training Program

    Complete your Sherman Lake camper legacy in this intensive, fast-paced, hands-on training with professional counselors. You’ll spend a full week shadowing Sherman Lake’s best counselors as they create positive, life-changing memories for our campers.  Grades 11-12



Sherman Lake YMCA Camp is your best

Western Michigan Summer Camp

Give your child "A Summer To Remember" at Sherman Lake YMCA Camp conveniently located close to Kalamazoo and Battle Creek a short drive off I-94 in Augusta, Michigan. With over 300 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, canoeing, kayaking, indoor & outdoor climbing, sports, horseback, ropes courses and even some free-play. State of the art facilities include all-season carpeted cabins, each with a shower and bath plus a full service recreation center and indoor pool.

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.

Resident and Day Camp programs include classic camps or specialty camps focused on arts, watersports, adventure, music, theatre, horseback, culinary, digital media and role-play camps. Sherman Lake YMCA offers a summer of growth for your child and an experience that lasts a lifetime! Each camper is offered individual opportunities to challenge themselves. There's something new and different each week and each year. That's why campers keep coming back to Sherman Lake YMCA Summer Camp.

Sherman Lake YMCA is accredited by the American Camp Association. Serving children 4-18, Sherman Lake YMCA Camp offers inclusive camping experiences for children with special needs. If you are looking for a Kalamazoo summer camp or Battle Creek summer camp or a camp in southwest Michigan, look no further than Sherman Lake YMCA Camp!

West Michigan Summer Camp: Serving Kalamazoo, Portage, Battle Creek, Michigan, Illinois and Indiana

Kalamazoo Day Camps

Michigan Day Camps

Summer camp programs for youth ages 4-13 offering transportation and before/after camp care for Kalamazoo and Battle Creek parents.

Learn more about Sherman Lake YMCA Day Camps!

Kalamazoo Day Camps

Michigan Resident Camps

The best Michigan summer overnight camp programs for youth ages 8-17 can only be found at Sherman Lake YMCA!  Convenient SW MI location, halfway between Chicago & Detroit.

Learn more about Sherman Lake YMCA Resident Camps!

  Kalamazoo Day Camps

High School Leadership

Located in SW Michigan, this is an exceptional youth leadership development summer camp program for high school students.

Learn more about the Sherman Lake YMCA High School Leadership Program

Kalamazoo Day Camps

Alumni, Friends, and Family Camps

Challenges and fun for every age by engaging in fun activities like swimming, boating, horseback riding, climbing, and more. Enjoy the 4th of July week at camp!

Learn more about Sherman Lake YMCA Alumni, Friends, and Family Camp!