Family Camp 2021

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The “family” in Family Camp includes you. When you come to Somerset Beach, you become a part of our family. Whether you’re married or single, young or old, a parent or childless . . . you belong here.

God moves at family camp. Lives are changed and people experience him in new ways. Through our evening services, fun on the beach, fellowship with friends and even just quiet time to yourself, you might experience your creator in a way you haven’t before. we hope you’ll join us!

We provide a full week of family fun for significantly less than what you'd normally pay for a family vacation with so many options! Each registered guest will receive a wristband which will allow him or her to participate in all programs and activities!

We're so excited about the Family Camp program. to make a reservation, contact our office at 517-688-3783 or complete the form at the bottom of this page.

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Family Camp Dates

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Family Camp Kick-Off

We'll kick off Family Camp with a festival by the big tent on Saturday afternoon. It will run from 4:00 - 6:00. 


Come play games, and reunite with Family Camp friends!

Tickets for games are $.25 each and will be sold until 5:30 PM. Dinner will be available for purchase. Saturday, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

That evening, come to the big tent at 7:00 for a show from Clean Comedy!

Registered Family Camp guests

can participate in all of the following:

RECREATION

Our program bracelets include all of the following:

Swimming and beach activities

Boating

Hiking

Archery (Open 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM on Saturday and

1:30 – 4:30 PM Monday - Thursday)

Rec Equipment

Disc Golf

Carpetball

Ga-Ga Ball

Evening Pontoon Boat Rides (9:00 PM on Tuesday and Thursday, Anyone 12 and under
must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18. Sign up in the Welcome Center)

SPECIAL EVENTS

Clean Comedy: Saturday, 7:00 p.m.

Staff vs. The World Softball game: Monday, 2:00 p.m.

Sandcastle Building Contest: Monday, 3:00 p.m.

*Volleyball Tournament: Tuesday, 1:30 p.m.

Disc Golf Tournament: Tuesday, 1:30 p.m.

*Family Canoe Races: Tuesday, 2:00 p.m.

*Evening Zip Line: Monday & Wednesday, 9:30 p.m.

Beachside Minute to Win it: Wednesday, 3:00 p.m.

*3-on-3 Basketball Tournament: Wednesday, 1:30 p.m.

Fun Run/Walk: Thursday, 7:30 a.m.

Slip and Slide: Thursday, 1:30 p.m.

Camp Soccer Game: Thursday, 2:00 p.m.

Baptismal Service: Thursday, following the evening service.

Family Movie Night: Thursday, 9:30 p.m.

CRAFTS

Crafting fun for the whole family! Both children and adults can enjoy

making crafts in the Craft House, the brown building next to the tennis courts. There is a fee for crafts.

Saturday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Monday & Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

ZIP LINE

Purchase a ticket from the Welcome Center. A daytime zip line ticket is $7 and a night zip line ticket is $10. The zip line will be open Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00 -4:00 p.m. We also have night zipline slots from 9:30 - 10:30 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday. You must be fully clothed to ride - no swimsuits. Zip line sign up will be available the day before each session.

























Morning and Evening Services

We are so excited to introduce our speaker for Family Camp 2021: Jen Starr-Reivitt, lead pastor of Turlock Free Methodist Church in the Sierra Pacific Conference (Northern California). She has been in pastoral ministries for more than 20 years and has served in a variety of roles including associate pastor, church planting pastor, and hospital chaplain. She is a graduate of Greenville University and Asbury Theological Seminary where she had the opportunity to lead Ichthus Christian Music Festival as festival director.


In 2008 Jen was diagnosed with cancer. She speaks openly about the trials of being a young mom with cancer and has started multiple young survivor support groups. Jen’s passion is to engage and empower all people to reach their God-given potential and for those who have experienced storms in life to embrace the redemptive work of God in their own story and reclaim their voice.

Jen is married to Jeremy Reivitt and they have three children. She is a native of Southern Michigan and was born and raised in the Kalamazoo Free Methodist Church. Her favorite memories during her childhood were attending Family Camp and Youth Camps at Somerset Beach Campground and life changing moments that directed her toward Jesus and eventually ministry. 


We're excited to welcome Paul Sunderland back as our worship leader again this year. Paul is an Assistant Professor of Worship Arts at Greenville College. Prior to coming to Greenville College, Paul was employed as a full-time Worship Leader for 15 years at a church in Ohio. Paul has performed full-time as a professional musician. He has led and coached bands in multiple arenas, written several worship songs and spoken at music industry and denominational seminars on music and worship in the church.


Stan Garn will be teaching our morning Bible studies. His daily themes are:

Monday - Prophet

Tuesday - Priest

Wednesday - King

Thursday - Jesus 

Larry and Katie Winckles will be speaking about their ministry in Hungary each night in our evening service.

There will be a baptism after Thursday's evening service. If you're interested in being baptized at this time, please leave your name at the Welcome Center.

Children's Programs

We will have a program for our kids, pre-K through 5th grade, in the Field House each morning and evening, Sunday evening through Thursday evening. Please check the schedule for times.


NURSERY
Children up to 4 years old are welcome in the nursery during all adult programs. The nursery will be open beginning Sunday evening, July 11. The nursery is in the annex room of White Field House.

Teen Programs

Youth in grades 6 - 12 can spend their mornings from 10:00 - 11:15 a.m. and Wednesday evening at 7:00 PM in the Teen Tent with our speaker, Nicki Rockwell.

Worship will be led by a group from Eastern Nazarene University.

Adult Programs

Adults can participate in a Bible Study with Stan Garn every morning, Monday - Thursday.


His daily themes are:

Monday - Prophet

Tuesday - Priest

Wednesday - King

Thursday - Jesus

Food Service

MEAL TIMES

Breakfast 8:30 – 9:00 AM (8:30 - 10 AM on Sun)

Lakeside Grill Noon - 3:00 p.m.

Dinner 5:00 – 5:45 PM

HAND DIPPED ICE CREAM

Head to the lake side of the Cedar Center for a hand dipped ice cream cone, Saturday - Thursday from 12:00 - 3:00 PM. 

PACKAGES

All Packages include access to morning and evening programming for children, teens and adults, beach access (including boating), organized recreation, including archery, tournaments and competitions, and more! 


CAMPING PACKAGE

Our camping packages include all camping fees, all programming fees, beach and recreation access, a coupon booklet with discounts on food, zipline, crafts, and other activities, 20 free tickets to use at the Family Camp Kick-Off Party and more! The package covers up to 6 people. $53.00/night (electric), $40.00/night (non-electric)*


LODGING PACKAGE

Our lodging packages include all lodging fees, all programming fees, beach and recreation access, a coupon booklet with discounts on food, zipline, crafts, and other activities, 20 free tickets to use at the Family Camp Kick-Off Party and more! The package covers up to 6 people. $147/1st night & $86 for each additional night*


DRIVE-IN PACKAGE

Our drive-in packages include all programming fees, beach and recreation access, 10 free tickets to use at the Family Camp Kick-Off Party and more!  $5/person/day or $22/family/day OR Week-long Family Day Pass - $98.00 (Saturday - Thursday)* 


*There is an additional $5 non-refundable fee for all registrations.

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