camp guide

Camp Blodgett

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1545 Buchanan Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

Contact Information


Name: Susan Doughty
Phone: 616.949.0780


Camp Blodgett serves children in Kent and Ottawa Counties. Camp Blodgett is located 45 minutes outside of Grand Rapids at 10451 Lakeshore Dr. in West Olive.

Financial Assistance: To ensure that all children have the opportunity to attend summer camp, fees for attending Camp Blodgett are determined using a sliding fee scale based on family income and household size. If needed, transportation is also provided to and from Grand Rapids and camp.

Camp Blodgett also offers a 4-week academic camp program designed to minimize summer learning loss for children who will be entering grades 5-8 in the school year following their camp experience. Camp Blodgett Summer Academy is for children who are concerned about losing ground during the summer, live in Kent or Ottawa County, commit to attending all 4 weeks without an absence, agree to participate fully and cooperatively, show economic need. There is an application process for this program. Those interested are encouraged to apply during the previous fall.

Click here for the registration form.


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