Welcome to Lions Bear Lake Camp











Lions Bear Lake Camp, 3409 N. Five Lakes Road, Lapeer, MI 48446

Lions Bear Lake Camp’s mission is to provide outdoor recreational/educational opportunities for persons with special needs.
We offer a unique outdoor focused community that allows individuals to grow no matter what your abilities.

Our nurturing outdoor experiences allow individuals to:
• Gain exposure to outdoor skills in an independent way.
• Make lifelong friends within a community that is supportive and nurturing.
• Gain insight and confidence in to oneself.
• Become a more independent self-confident person.
• Have a fun time!!

We strive to offer our programs at reasonable rates. We are able to accomplish this thanks to very supportive community service groups, Lions, Lioness, Leo Clubs; Foundations; Fundraising events and individuals. Lions Bear Lake Camp is 501-c3 charitable organization.

About us

Lions Bear Lake Camp is owned and operated by Lions Visually Impaired Youth Camp, Inc. The camp opened its doors in July, 2000.  Starting with only 53 campers our first year, we have now been able to service more than 6000 campers and visitors since our opening. We are financially supported by the Lions, Lioness and Leos, as well as many foundation grants and individual donors throughout Michigan.  The Lions Visually Impaired Youth Camp Inc. aspires to provide a premiere recreational/educational facility providing opportunities for persons with special needs.

Lions Bear Lake Camp is set on its own uniquely landscaped grounds which include a lake,swimming area, fishing area, woods, trails, nature center, low ropes challenge course, climbing tower, zip line, activity field and so much more!

Summer Camps
Online Registration on hold)

Blind and Visually Impaired Youth Camp
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Youth Camp
Camp Dakota (juvenile arthritis)
Camp Quality of MI Siblings Camp
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Family Camp
Open House 


Lions Bear Lake Camp is proud to be accredited by the American Camping Association.  Developed exclusively for the camp profession, this nationally-recognized program focuses on program quality, health and safety issues and requires us to review every facet of our operation.  Lions Bear Lake Camp has voluntarily submitted to this independent appraisal done by camp experts and has earned this mark of distinction.

 Everyone should be able to have a CAMP experience,enjoy the outdoors and have fun! 

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