Pine Ridge Bible Camp: Themes Include Aviation, Water Sports & Horsemanship

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Discover Pine Ridge Bible Camp in Cedar Springs, MI

Pine Ridge Bible Camp is part of the 2023 West Michigan Summer Camps Guide.

Located in Cedar Springs, MI, Pine Ridge is a safe, fun, and relational camp experience.

Pine Ridge Bible Camp is a summer camp program designed for children, teens and the developmentally disabled.

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Quick Details

Overnight, Day Camp Camp in Cedar Springs

2023 Camp Dates:
Offered the weeks of June 11, June 18, June 25, July 2, July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30, Aug 6
Camp At-A-Glance

    • Camp Focus: Adventure & Outdoor Skills, Animal Lover, Art, Design & Making, Cooking, Field Trips & Excursions, Religious, Water Sports
    • Good for Elementary, Middle School, High School Kids
    • Camp Type: Overnight, Day Camp
8415 17 Mile Rd NE, Cedar Springs, MI 49319
Phone: (616) 696-8657

A Closer Look at Pine Ridge Bible Camp

Sign up for Pine Ridge Bible Camp and Conference Center this Summer!

Pine Ridge offers a classic, yet innovative experience for every camper.

During their time at Pine Ridge, campers will get to participate in epic group games, enjoy impactful chapel services, swim in the beautiful Pine Lake, and dine on exceptional food.

Campers can look forward to playing classic camp games, as well as many of Pine Ridge's originals crafted by their experienced staff.

Also on the schedule are their exhilarating high-action activities such as Water Tubing, Zipline, Rockwall, Flying Squirrel and many more!

Your camper will have a great week getting to know their cabin mates, enjoying camp activities and learning more about Jesus.

Pine Ridge's goal is to send every camper home having been built up and mentored by their Cabin Leaders, spiritually challenged by the chapel speakers, and highly encouraged by the awesome worship services.

Learn New Skills At One of Pine Ridge Bible Camp's Specialty Camps

Pine Ridge offers numerous specialty and add-on camp options apart from our classic camp experience.

These electives range from 1 hour of their camp day to a full day experiences and offer a high level of interactive teaching.

If your camper is looking to spend some purposeful time this summer growing in one of the areas below, Pine Ridge may be the perfect place for you!

• Aviation Camp (Grades 7-12)

Have you ever wanted to fly a plane? This summer you could make that dream a reality at Pine Ridge!
Campers will learn the basics of flight, controls, and engine maintenance.

Campers will spend the majority of each day Monday through Friday training at SMAT (School of missionary Aviation Technology) while spending each morning and evening on the Pine Ridge Campus.

During this week of exploring aviation, campers will be given the opportunity (weather permitting) to fly a plane on three separate times, visit the control tower at Gerald R. Ford International Airport and learn about plane maintenance.

Space is limited!

• Adventure Trip (Grades 7-9)

If you are looking for a completely different camp experience, try our Adventure Trip!

This week of camp calls and caters to the adventurous souls in all of us. This week involves an overnight trip allowing campers to cook over a fire, camp in tents, raft down the Pine River and go hiking and marvel at all He has made.

On return to camp, campers will get to enjoy many of our amazing camp activities and games. This is an adventure they don't want to miss!

• Basic Watersports (Grades 7-12)

Our watersports program is for all our adrenaline hungry, water loving campers. basic water sports is for campers that would like to learn how to do water sports like skiing, knee boarding and wakeboarding.

These sessions include teaching and instruction on each water activity to increase the success of each camper.
Equipment is provided for all.

Plan on Pine Ridge Bible Camp and Conference Center

• Advanced watersports. (Grades 9-12)

Take water sports camp to the next level! Advanced water spots are for campers that can water ski, wakeboard, and kneeboard.

If you haven't learned these skills yet, we invite you to our basic watersports week to learn these skills.

Campers will spend a few hours a day having fun on Pine Lake water skiing, tubing, or wakeboarding.

Also included is a day trip to Action Water Sports where campers will have the opportunity to to practice jumps and tricks at the wake park.

• Fishing (Grades 7-12)

Campers will be taught how to catch the "big one"

Bring your own pole and tackle box, or use Pine Ridge equipment. All experience levels are welcome!

• Battle Games (Grades 7-12)

This emphasis is for those who want to take Pine Ridge battle games activities to the next level. In addition to the laser tag activity that we offer, battle games camp will give you the opportunity for paintball and airsoft.

All equipment will be provided as campers learn battle strategies and how to work together as a team!

• Horsemanship (Grades 4-12)

Campers will enjoy a daily trail ride, while also deepening their understanding of both horse and rider safety.

Daily instructions will focus on emergency equine care, independent saddling and bridling, as well as equation.

Campers will choose and take care of their own horse through the week.

Equipment is provided, but we do ask that campers bring their own boot/good riding shoes and extra long pants to ride in.

No prior riding experience is required.

• Photography (Grades 9-12)

Improve your photography skills while also enjoying the experience of camp.

Campers will be given 1 on 1 instruction with our media supervisor, participate in photography competitions and create lasting memories.

Each camper will be able to take home their photo portfolio to share with friends and family.

• Band Camp. (Grades 7-9)

This emphasis will allow each camper to improve on their group performance ability with an instrument (bring your own) By the end of the week, our "Camp Band '' will have a performance.

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